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Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin is the star of several major motion pictures, including her first Oscar winning performance in The Piano (1993), the role of the young Jane in the 1996 film Jane Eyre (1996), and the role of Amy Alden in the charming family film, Fly Away Home (1996). With a well-developed vocabulary and gentle sense of humor, Paquin proves herself to be the most enchanting young talent working today. Paquin's rising stardom has often been a cause of charming media shyness, where it is obvious that she is an ordinary girl who happens to posses an extraordinary talent. She has two agents, Gail Cowan in New Zealand, and the William Morris agency in Los Angeles, but neither these nor her parents have much influence in deciding what she films. "In the end", she says, "it's my decision". Paquin's parents separated while she was filming Fly Away Home (1996) in Canada. On Oscar night in 1993, Anna Paquin was the surprise (and surprised) winner of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She stood, wide-eyed and gulping for breath at the microphone for a full twenty-something-odd seconds before delivering a gracious, though rather breathless thank-you speech.

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Jul 24, 1982 In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie The Irishman 2019-11-01
Known For
Poster of A Drop of True Blood
Poster of Free Ride
Poster of 25th Hour
Poster of The Member of the Wedding
Movie The Irishman Older Peggy Sheeran 2019-11-01
Movie Tell It to the Bees Jean Markham 2019-05-03
Movie Furlough Lily Benson 2018-03-16
Movie The Parting Glass 2018-06-24
Series A Drop of True Blood Sookie Stackhouse 2017
Series Bellevue Annie Ryder 2017-02-20
Series Alias Grace Nancy Montgomery 2017-09-25
Series Roots Nancy Holt 2016-05-30
Movie The Good Dinosaur Ramsey (voice) 2015-11-14
Movie X-Men: Days of Future Past Marie D'Ancanto / Rogue 2014-05-15
Series The Affair Joanie Lockhart 2014-10-12
Movie Straight A's Katherine 2013-01-16
Movie Free Ride Christina 2013-10-10
Movie Scream 4 Rachel 2011-04-11
Movie Margaret Lisa Cohen 2011-09-30
Movie Open House Jennie 2010-08-03
Movie The Romantics Lila Hayes 2010-09-10
Movie The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler Irena Sendler 2009-04-19
Series True Blood Sookie Stackhouse 2008-09-07
Movie Trick 'r Treat Laurie 2007-10-26
Movie Blue State Chloe Hamon 2007-04-27
Movie Stan Lee Presents: Mosaic Maggie Nelson 2007-01-09
Movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Elaine Goodale 2007-05-27
Movie X-Men: The Last Stand Marie / Rogue 2006-05-24
Movie X-Men: The Excitement Continues Herself 2006-10-02
Movie X-Men: Evolution of a Trilogy Herself 2006-10-02
Movie The Squid and the Whale Lili 2005-10-05
Movie X-Men: Premieres Around the World Herself 2003-02-11
Movie The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2 Herself 2003-11-25
Movie X-Factor: The Look of X-Men Herself 2003-02-11
Movie X-Men: The Uncanny Suspects Herself 2003-02-11
Movie X-Men: Production Scrapbook Herself 2003-11-02
Movie X2 Anna Marie / Rogue 2003-04-24
Movie Darkness Regina 2002-10-02
Movie 25th Hour Mary D'Annuzio 2002-12-16
Movie Buffalo Soldiers Robyn Lee 2002-10-31
Movie X-Men Anna Marie / Rogue 2000-07-13
Movie Almost Famous Polexia Aphrodisia 2000-09-15
Movie Finding Forrester Claire Spence 2000-12-21
Movie A Walk on the Moon Alison Kantrowitz 1999-01-29
Movie It's the Rage Annabel Lee 1999-09-11
Movie She's All That Mackenzie Siler 1999-01-29
Movie Hurlyburly Donna 1998-12-25
Movie The Member of the Wedding Frankie Addams 1997-01-29
Movie Amistad Queen Isabella 1997-12-03
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Jane Eyre Young Jane Eyre 1996-02-09
Movie Fly Away Home Amy Alden 1996-09-13
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie The Piano Flora McGrath 1993-05-19
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Castle in the Sky Sheeta (voice) 1986-08-02
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18