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Dakota FanningHannah Dakota Fanning (born February 23, 1994) known by Dakota Fanning, is an American actress who rose to prominence after her breakthrough performance at age seven in the 2001 film I Am Sam. Her performance earned her a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award at age eight in 2002, making her the youngest nominee in history. As a child actress, she went on to appear in high-profile films such as Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005) and Charlotte’s Web (2006). Fanning then began the transition to more adult roles with Hounddog (2007) and The Secret Life of Bees (2008). Her recent film roles have included the eponymous character in Coraline (2009), Cherie Currie in The Runaways (2010), Annie James in “The Motel Life” (2013), and Jane in The Twilight Saga (2009–2012).






1. I ALWAYS TALK ABOUT MY CHARACTERS LIKE THEY’RE REAL PEOPLE.

2. I THINK I WAS A JAPANESE SCHOOLGIRL IN ANOTHER LIFE. THAT’S HOW MUCH I LOVE HELLO KITTY.

3. IF I SEE A MOVIE ON TV THAT I’M IN, I USUALLY WILL WATCH IT FOR THAT REASON: IT’S LIKE I’M WATCHING ANOTHER PERSON.

4. COURTNEY LOVE IS REALLY COOL AND FUNNY. I WOULD LIKE TO MEET JULIA ROBERTS AND CAMERON DIAZ. I THINK I COULD PLAY THEIR DAUGHTERS.

5. I HAVE A WEIRD VISION OF RELATIONSHIPS BECAUSE MY PARENTS HAVE KNOWN EACH OTHER SINCE SECOND GRADE, AND THEY GOT MARRIED RIGHT OUT OF COLLEGE.

6. I LOVE THE FEELING I GET WHEN I’M ON A SET; I LOVE READING THE SCRIPTS, PLAYING THE CHARACTERS, GETTING TO BE SOMEONE ELSE.

7. I’M HOME SCHOOLED, AND I HAVE A TEACHER THAT GOES WITH ME ON ALL MY MOVIES.

8. MY DAD NAMED ME DAKOTA AND MY MOM CAME UP WITH MY FIRST NAME HANNAH. SO IT’S HANNAH DAKOTA FANNING.

9. NO NOT REALLY, IT IS JUST LIKE REAL LIFE. NOT EVERYDAY YOU ARE HAPPY AND NOT EVERYDAY YOU ARE SAD.

10. WHEN I GO HOME, I PLAY WITH MY BABY DOLLS AND STROLLERS AND DIAPER BAGS, AND PLAY WITH MY SISTERS.

11. I THINK I REALLY LIKE PSYCHOLOGY BECAUSE MY JOB IS ALL ABOUT GETTING INSIDE ANOTHER PERSON’S MIND AND THOUGHTS.

12. I’VE BEEN A BALLERINA SINCE I WAS TWO, BUT I’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO BE AN ACTRESS.

13. MY FAVORITE ACTRESSES ARE CAMERON DIAZ, JULIA ROBERTS AND JULIE ANDREWS.

14. ACTING IS WHAT I LOVE TO DO. I WOULDN’T TRADE IT FOR THE WORLD. I DON’T THINK OF IT AS WORK. IT’S REALLY FUN FOR ME.

15. I DON’T THROW MY CLOTHES OUT AFTER ONE WEAR. SHOCKING, I KNOW.

16. I LEARNED TO READ AT TWO. I WAS IN A MONTESSORI SCHOOL AND THEY TEACH YOU TO READ REALLY, REALLY YOUNG.

17. I LOVE WHO I AM AND I LOVE MY LIFE, BUT IF I COULD BE SOMEONE ELSE, I’D BE BEYONCE IN TWO SECONDS.

18. IT’S SOMETHING THAT’S ALWAYS BEEN THERE FOR ME, THAT I HAVE HUGE BLUE EYES – IT’S BEEN SOMETHING THAT PEOPLE HAVE ALWAYS TALKED ABOUT.

19. MY PARENTS NEVER TALKED TO ME LIKE I WAS A KID. MAYBE THAT’S WHY I’VE BEEN SEEN AS MATURE.

20. ONE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT DOING MOVIES IS THAT YOU GET TO DO DIFFERENT THINGS YOU’D NEVER DO IN REAL LIFE.

21. I WAS ALWAYS INTO FASHION BECAUSE MY MOM HAS ALWAYS BEEN INTERESTED IN FASHION. SHE MAJORED IN FASHION MERCHANDISING IN COLLEGE, AND IT’S ALWAYS BEEN SOMETHING WE HAVE IN COMMON.

22. MY MOM PLAYED TENNIS FOR, LIKE, SIX HOURS A DAY AND WENT TO COLLEGE ON A TENNIS SCHOLARSHIP, BECAUSE THAT WAS THE WAY SHE COULD GO TO SCHOOL. SO THEY INSTILLED IN ME THE IDEA THAT YOU HAVE TO WORK HARD FOR THE THINGS YOU WANT IN LIFE AND NEVER COMPLAIN.

23. I HAVE ALWAYS WANTED TO ACT EVER SINCE I WAS A LITTLE GIRL. I WOULD PUT A BLANKET UNDER MY SHIRT AND PRETEND THAT I WAS PREGNANT. THEN, I WOULD GO THROUGH CHILDBIRTH.

24. I NEVER GET SCARED MAKING THESE KINDS OF MOVIES BECAUSE IT’S ALL MAKE-BELIEVE, BUT I DID CRY WHEN I SAW THE FINISHED VERSION OF MAN ON FIRE BECAUSE IT IS SO SAD.

25. IN THE HAPPY SCENES THERE WERE REALLY FUN TIMES. SEAN WOULD SAY REALLY FUNNY STUFF BECAUSE HE LIKES TO IMPROV. I WOULD WANT TO LAUGH, BUT YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO DO THAT DURING THE TAKE.

26. IT’S JUST SUCH AN HONOR TO SAY THAT I WAS IN SOMETHING BY STEVEN SPIELBERG. I FEEL SO BLESSED I GOT TO MEET SUCH GREAT PEOPLE, AND I GOT TO GO TO A BEAUTIFUL PLACE, VANCOUVER, AND I HAD A GREAT TIME.

27. I LIKE EVERYTHING PERFECT. EVERYTHING HAS TO BE NEAT. MY SISTER IS 5, AND SHE’S MORE MESSY THAN I AM. I MAKE MY BED EVERY MORNING, EVERYTHING’S PERFECT. MY SHOES ARE ALL ARRANGED. IT’S SAD. I’M A LITTLE LIKE RAY, A LITTLE BIT.

28. I WAS BEING GROOMED TO BE A TENNIS PLAYER FOR SURE. MY GRANDPARENTS AND PARENTS REALISED I HAD A NATURAL ATHLETIC ABILITY AND IF I WAS FORCED TO DO IT, I COULD PROBABLY DO WELL. BUT ALL I WANTED WAS TO PLAY PRETEND.

29. I’VE BEEN VERY LUCKY ENOUGH TO DO ALL KINDS OF MOVIES. ALL THE MOVIES THAT I’VE DONE HAVE BEEN VERY DIFFERENT, AND ALL THE CHARACTERS I’VE DONE HAVE BEEN VERY DIFFERENT. I FEEL VERY LUCKY TO HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DO THE MOVIES THAT I’VE DONE.

30. IT WAS REALLY REALLY NEAT TO MAKE THE MOVIE BECAUSE THERE WERE MENTALLY CHALLENGED ACTORS IN THE MOVIE. SO THAT WAS REALLY REALLY COOL TO WORK WITH THEM AND THEY WERE ALWAYS REALLY HAPPY, AND THEY MADE EVERYBODY REALLY HAPPY ON THE SET TOO.

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