Hannah Dakota Fanning is an American actress. She is famous for her roles in movies- Uptown Girls (2003), The Cat in the Hat (2003), Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005), Dreamer (2005), and Charlotte’s Web (2006), and the eponymous character in Coraline (2009). Hounddog (2007), Lily in The Secret Life of Bees (2008), Cherie Currie in The Runaways (2010) and Jane in The Twilight Saga (2009–2012).
Hannah was born on 23 February, 1994 in Conyers, Georgia. She is the daughter of Heather Joy(mother) a and Steven J. Fanning(father). Her mother is a professional tennis player and father was baseball player, he worked as electronics salesman in Los Angeles, California. She has elder sister named Elle Fanning, an actress. Fanning attended Campbell Hall School in Studio City, California, and graduated with honours. She studied women’s studies at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study from 2011 to 2014, with a concentration on the portrayal of women in film and culture.
Fanning began her career as an actress at the Towne Lake Arts Center in Woodstock, Georgia, where she starred in little productions as a youngster. She made her professional acting debut in a Tide television commercial in 1999, when she was five years old. Fanning was cast alongside Sean Penn in the film I Am Sam in 2001. Fanning, who was seven years old at the time, became the youngest person to be nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for her work in the film. In the science fiction miniseries Taken, director Steven Spielberg cast Fanning in the lead child role of Allison “Allie” Clarke/Keys in 2002. In the same year, Fanning starred in three films: Trapped as a kidnap victim who proves to be more than her kidnappers bargained for, Sweet Home Alabama as a young version of Reese Witherspoon’s character, and Hansel and Gretel as Katie. She appeared in two notable films: Uptown Girls, in which she portrayed the obnoxious child of an immature nanny played by Brittany Murphy, and The Cat in the Hat, in which she played Sally.
During this time, Fanning voiced Satsuki in Disney’s English-language adaptation of My Neighbor Totoro, a young girl in Fox’s Family Guy, and a young Wonder Woman in Cartoon Network’s Justice League Unlimited’s episode “Kids Stuff.”Fanning made her film debut as Pita in Man on Fire in 2004, when she was nine years old. She played Mackenzie, a young girl who is moving out of the property Monica and Chandler are buying, in season ten of the television series Friends in 2004. In the direct-to-video film Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch, Fanning voiced Lilo Pelekai (replacing Daveigh Chase). She also had a brief role in Rodrigo Garca’s film Nine Lives, in which she shared an uninterrupted nine-minute scene with actress Glenn Close. After that, Fanning starred alongside Tom Cruise in War of the Worlds. Charlotte’s Web, which Fanning concluded filming in May 2005 in Australia and premiered on December 15, 2006, was her next feature without a pause.
She was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the age of twelve, making her the youngest member in the organization’s history. She was rated fourth on Forbes’ list of “Top-Earning Stars Under 21” later that year, with an estimated earnings of $4 million in 2006. In 2007, she starred alongside Kate Beckinsale, Guy Pearce, Josh Hutcherson, and Academy Award winners Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson in the film Fragments – Winged Creatures. Fanning began filming the film adaption of Sue Monk Kidd’s novel The Secret Life of Bees in January 2008. Dakota and Elle Fanning were cast as Kate and Anna in the film My Sister’s Keeper in March 2008, shortly after the original film adaption was created. She played Cherie Currie, the lead singer of the band, in the 2010 film The Runaways, with Kristen Stewart, Stella Maeve, and Scout Taylor-Compton.
She starred as Tessa in the 2011 film Now Is Good. Fanning also starred in Marc Jacobs’ Oh, Lola! perfume campaign, but the ad was prohibited in the United Kingdom because it “may be viewed to sexualize a kid,” according to the Advertising Standards Authority.She starred as Annie James in The Motel Life in 2011. Emma Thompson wrote and co-starred with Fanning in the film Effie Gray, which was directed by Richard Laxton and co-starred Fanning. In August 2012, she starred alongside Jesse Eisenberg and Peter Sarsgaard in the thriller film Night Moves as Dena Brauer, a wealthy financial eco-terrorist. In January 2013, she was cast in the Errol Flynn biopic as Beverly Aadland. Fanning was cast as Olivia in Franny later that year.In November, she was cast as Viena in Viena and the Fantomes, a film about a punk rock roadie travelling across America in the 1980s.
She recorded a vocal performance for the animated film Yellowbird in February 2014. Every Secret Thing, based on Laura Lippman’s 2004 novel and starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Danielle Macdonald, Colin Donnell, and Nate Parker, was released in the United States in May 2015. In 2017, Fanning starred in Neill Blomkamp’s experimental short film Zygote, which was part of the director’s series of experimental short films. In Quentin Tarantino’s comedy-drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Fanning plays Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme. Fanning and her sister Elle Fanning will act in a film adaptation of Kristin Hannah’s 2015 novel The Nightingale, which will be released in December 2019.
Fanning is now in a relationship with Henry Frye. The couple has been dating from 2017.
Fanning’s height is in centimeters- 163 cm in meters- 1.63 m in feet inches- 5’ 4” and weight is 50 kg. She has dyed blonde hair color and eyes are of blue color.
Dakota Fanning is an American actress who has a net worth of $12 million.