Dakota Fanning, age 16, leaps from child actor to glamour girl!
She's rocking 2010 with edgier roles in Twilight The Eclipse and The Runaways. None of us are surprised though, Dakota has always exuded intelligence and confidence in her acting. Child star, yes...but we expected her to blossom brilliantly. She has not let us down!
Dakota Fanning stars in Twilight The Eclipse as a Volturi vampire who causes pain to her victim with her eyes.
In The Runaways, she steps out of the safe zone as punk rocker Cherie Curie.
Despite her fabulous movie career, Dakota keeps life simple. She's a cheerleader at her school in Los Angeles. She loves eating sushi with her friends and watching The Rachel Zoe Project. Meanwhile, we will continue to watch her movie career skyrocket!
*Has a sister, Elle Fanning, who is also an actress.
*Started to read a little at age 2.
*Birth Name is Hannah Dakota Fanning
*Nickname is Kota.
*Was born in Conyers, Georgia.
*Started acting around the house. Then at a community playhouse where her natural acting stood out. Parents took her to Los Angeles where she booked her first job, a Tide commercial, at the age of 5.
*Collects dolls, plays piano and the violin, dances ballets, rides horses and knits.
*Has naturally curly hair.
*Good friends with Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner.