Dakota Fanning
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"Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role/Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role"2001 I Am Sam



"Hannah 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 film)/Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005 film)/War of the Worlds (2005) and Charlotte's Web (2006 film)/Charlotte's Web (2006). Fanning then began the transition to more adult roles with Hounddog (film)/Hounddog (2007) and The Secret Life of Bees (film)/The Secret Life of Bees (2008). Her recent film roles have included the Coraline/eponymous character in Coraline (film)/Coraline (2009), Cherie Currie in The Runaways (film)/The Runaways (2010), Annie James in The Motel Life (film)/The Motel Life (2013), and Jane in The Twilight Saga (film series)/The Twilight Saga (2009–12).

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My mom, she is the most unbelievable mom that you could ever have in your entire life and she's always with me on everything. The most I've ever been away from her is two days. I love her more than anybody could ever know.

The barn really smelled like a barn with all the hay.

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.

When I go home, I play with my baby dolls and strollers and stuffed animals, pretend like they're real dogs.

At the Empire State Building, I cried in line for 45 minutes because I didn't want to go up. I pulled my visor down, but I loved it once I was up there. I've never been up that high before, so I didn't really know what to expect. And then when I got up there, the view was spectacular. It was really fun.

No not really, it is just like real life. Not everyday you are happy and not everyday you are sad.

Courtney Love is really cool and funny. I would like to meet Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz. I think I could play their daughters.

I'm home schooled, and I have a teacher that goes with me on all my movies."

I've always wanted to be an actress, ever since I was a little girl. I always played the mom and I played my sister as the daughter. I wanted to be an actress on television and movies instead of just around the house.