Hannah Dakota Fanning is an American Actress, known for her roles in movies like “I Am Sam”, “Man on Fire”, “Charlotte’s Web” and “War of the Worlds”.
She was born on 23rd February, 1993 in Georgia, United States of America and stated her career in 2001.
Dakota Fanning started her career in 2001, appearing in the short movie titled “Father Xmas”. In the same year, she appeared in the movie titled “Tomcats”, followed by the breakthrough roles in “I am Sam” and “Trapped”.
In 2002, she got roles in three movies including “Sweet Home Alabama”, “Hansel and Gretel” and “Uptown Girls”. Her next major role came in the movie titled “Man on Fire”, which brought her praise and fame.
As a result of good performance in “Man on Fire”, she earned many leading roles in movies like “Hide & Seek”, “Nine Lives” and “Dreamer”. She landed a role in Steven Spielberg directed, blockbuster movie “The War of the Worlds”, co-starring Tom Cruise.
She won critical acclaim for her role of Rachel Ferrier in “War of the Worlds”, helping her establish her name as quality actress. She also appeared in “The Twilight Saga” movies. Dakota Fanning, in her short career so far has appeared in several box office hit movies and own many nominations and awards.
In 2001, she won Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for best young actress for the movie “I am Sam” and was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding new talent.
In 2005, she won MTV Movie Award for best frightened performance for her role in “Hide & Seek”. In addition to these, she won various awards and nominations for movies including “The War of the Worlds”, “Dreamer”, “Charlotte’s Web”, “The Secret Life of Bees” to name a few.
Top Ten Best Films of Dakota Fanning:
⦁ I Am Sam
⦁ Man on Fire
⦁ Hide and Seek
⦁ Nine Lives
⦁ War of the Worlds
⦁ Charlotte’s Web
⦁ The Twilight Saga: New Moon
⦁ The Runaways
⦁ The Twilight Saga: Eclipse