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Hannah Dakota Fanning (born February 23, 1994 in Conyers, Georgia), better known simply as Dakota Fanning, is a Hollywood actress.
Fanning learned to read at age two. She rose to stardom quickly, being chosen for a Tide commercial at age five.
At the age of 8, she became the youngest person to be nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award, for her supporting performance in I Am Sam (2001).
When she received the Best Young Actor/Actress award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for her performance in I Am Sam, she was too short to reach the microphone to give her acceptance speech. Presenter Orlando Bloom held her up to the mike for the duration of her speech, which turned out to be quite long.
Dakota Fanning's sister, Elle Fanning, is a budding actress. Elle's first roles were as the younger version of Dakota's character in I Am Sam and Taken. Dakota appeared on The Tonight Show on November 10, 2003, where she declared that she and her sister shared room, and described co-star Mike Myers as very funny.
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Dakota appeared on The Tonight Show on November 10, 2003, where she declared that she and her sister shared room, and described co-star Mike Myers as very funny. Her next film project will be Southland Tales, a film by Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly-  (http://romanticmovies.about.com/od/donniedarko/a/darko052604.htm). Elle's first roles were as the younger version of Dakota's character in I Am Sam and Taken. Sarah Michelle Gellar recently starred in The Grudge, a 2004 remake of the Japanese horror film Ju-on. Dakota Fanning's sister, Elle Fanning, is a budding actress. were married in Mexico. When she received the Best Young Actor/Actress award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for her performance in I Am Sam, she was too short to reach the microphone to give her acceptance speech. Presenter Orlando Bloom held her up to the mike for the duration of her speech, which turned out to be quite long. On September 1, 2002, Gellar and teen-movie actor Freddie Prinze Jr.
At the age of 8, she became the youngest person to be nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award, for her supporting performance in I Am Sam (2001). During the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Once More, With Feeling", which spawned an original cast album, Gellar sang on several of the songs: "Going Through the Motions", "I've Got a Theory", "Walk Through the Fire", "Something to Sing About", and "Where Do We Go From Here?". She rose to stardom quickly, being chosen for a Tide commercial at age five. Gellar also appears in the movie's sequel. Fanning learned to read at age two. The film was popular with audiences but universally panned by critics. Hannah Dakota Fanning (born February 23, 1994 in Conyers, Georgia), better known simply as Dakota Fanning, is a Hollywood actress. Gellar finally found box office success playing Daphne in Scooby-Doo, a live-action adaption of the cartoon series.
Tomcats (2001). She then went on to play a lead role in Harvard Man, a critical disaster that went straight-to-video. I Am Sam (2001, Lucy Diamond Dawson, alongside Sean Penn). Gellar's next film was the steamy Cruel Intentions, a modern-day retelling of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Father Xmas (2001, Clairee). This film, rumored to be the last film ever watched by critic Gene Siskel, featured a magical crab and borrowed heavily from Like Water for Chocolate. Trapped (2002, Abigail Jennings). After small roles in the popular thrillers I Know What You Did Last Summer and Scream 2, Gellar starred in the disastrous flop Simply Irresistible.
Sweet Home Alabama (2002, young Melanie). She has had only intermittent success. Hansel & Gretel (2002, Katie). While continuing in that role, she attempted to capitalize on her television fame in order to create a career for herself in motion pictures. Steven Spielberg Presents Taken, (2002, mini-series, Allie Keys). Though many regarded her character as a feminist icon, Gellar told Detour magazine: "I hate the word 'feminist.' It has a bad connotation of women who don't shave their legs or under their arms.". Uptown Girls (2003, Lorraine Schleine). The role made her a cult icon in the United States and the UK.
The Cat in the Hat, (2003, Sally). Gellar left All My Children in 1995, and landed the lead in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Man on Fire (2004, alongside Denzel Washington). Continuous on-set squabbles would haunt Gellar's reputation throughout her career. Hide and Seek (2005). Gellar left the series later that year after highly-publicized fights with Lucci, who was, by many accounts (reported by, among others, soap columnist Michael Logan), jealous of Sarah Michelle's Emmy win; this is due to Lucci receiving over a dozen nominations and never winning. Nine Lives (2005, Maria). In 1995, at the age of eighteen, she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Leading Actress in a Drama Series.
War of the Worlds (2005, unknown part). From there, she moved on to the long-runing soap opera, All My Children, where she played the conniving character Kendall Hart Lang, long-lost daughter of principal character Erica Kane (played by Susan Lucci). Dreamer (2005, unknown part). Gellar's major break was in 1992, in the teen soap opera Swan's Crossing. Conquistadora (2005, Anastasia). Her best friend as a child was Melissa Joan Hart who later played Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Charlotte's Web (2006, Fern). She was born in New York City and has been acting since the age of 4, when she did a commercial for Burger King.
Sarah Michelle Gellar (born April 14, 1977) was the leading actress in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Jennifer Bianchi. An Invasion of Privacy (1983).. Flower Girl at Kurt and Mindy's Wedding.
The Guiding Light (1986).. Emily. Spenser: For Hire, episode: "Company Man" (#3.17) (1988).. Girl Talk (1989).
teenage Jacqueline Bouvier. A Woman Named Jackie (1991).. Sydney Orion Rutledge. Swan's Crossing (1992)..
Kendall Hart #1. All My Children (1993-1995).. (archive footage) Kendall Hart. All About Erika (1994)..
Jane Robinson. Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997).. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003). (voice) Andromeda.
Hercules (1998).. An Invasion of Privacy (1983). (uncredited) Phil's daughter. Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)..
(uncredited) Elizabeth's student. Funny Farm (1988).. (as Sarah Gellar) Karen Rose. High Stakes (1989)..
Helen Shivers. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997).. Casey "Cici" Cooper. Scream 2 (1997)..
(voice) Gwendy Doll. Small Soldiers (1998).. Hercules: Zero to Hero (1998). (uncredited) Girl in Cafeteria.
She's All That (1999).. Amanda Shelton. Simply Irresistible (1999).. Kathryn Merteuil.
Cruel Intentions (1999).. The It Girl (2001). Cindy Bandolini. Harvard Man (2001)..
Daphne Blake. Scooby-Doo (movie) (2002).. (voice) Cinderella. Happily N'Ever After (2004)..
Daphne Blake. Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004).. The Grudge (October 22, 2004) (in theaters)... Karen. Kate Willous.
Romantic Comedy (2004) (pre-production)..