Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin

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Age
32
Birthday
Jul. 24th, 1982
Born in
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height
5' 5

Anna Paquin's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
True Blood TV Show
True Blood
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler TV Show
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
 

Main Movie Roles

2011 - Scream 4
2011 - Margaret
2010 - The Romantics
2010 - Open House
2007 - Blue State
2006 - X-Men: The Last Stand
2005 - The Squid and the Whale
2003 - X2: X-Men United
2002 - 25th Hour
2002 - Darkness
2001 - Buffalo Soldiers
2000 - Finding Forrester
2000 - X-Men
2000 - Almost Famous
1999 - A Walk on the Moon
1999 - She's All That
1998 - Hurlyburly
1997 - Amistad
1996 - Jane Eyre
1996 - Fly Away Home
1993 - The Piano

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Kristen (Voiced)
1
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BIOGRAPHY:

Anna Paquin (born July 24, 1982) 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.


TRIVIA:
  • Speaks French.
  • She has 2 cats and 1 dog.
  • Was number 93 on vh1's _"100 Greatest Kid Stars" (2005)_ (qv).
  • Hobbies: rugby; running; playing the piano; singing; gymnastics; swimming; downhill skiing; reading and knitting.
  • Family moved to New Zealand when Anna was 4.
  • (1997) While filming the movie _Amistad (1997)_ (qv) in Montreal during the summer, she made a side-trip to Toronto to film 5 TV commercials for the telephone company of her old hometown in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She delivers the commercials in a variety of costumes in her Canadian accent rather than her New Zealand one.
  • Father, Brian, is a physical education teacher. Mother, Mary, is an English teacher.
  • college classmate of 'Julia Stiles' (qv).


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