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Anna Paquin

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress | * 07/24/1982 (41) | Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada)
Anna Paquin ( PAK-win; born 24 July 1982) is a Canadian and New Zealand actress. Born in Winnipeg and raised in Wellington, Paquin made her acting debut portraying Flora McGrath in the romantic drama film The Piano (1993), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 11, making her the second-youngest winner in Oscar history. As a child actress, she received multiple Young Artist Award nominations for her roles in Fly Away Home (1996), The Member of the Wedding (1997), and A Walk on the Moon (1999), and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for appearing in Cameron Crowe's comedy drama film Almost Famous (2000). She also appeared in the films Jane Eyre (1996) and Amistad (1997). Paquin continued to... ()
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Anna Hélène Paquin (born 24 July 1982) is a New Zealand actress. Born in Winnipeg and raised in Wellington, Paquin made her acting debut portraying Flora McGrath in the romantic drama film The Piano (1993), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 11, making her the second-youngest winner in Oscar history. As a child actress, she received multiple Young Artist Award nominations for her roles in Fly Away Home (1996), The Member of the Wedding (1997), and A Walk on the Moon (1999), and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for appearing in Cameron Crowe's comedy-drama film Almost Famous (2000). She also appeared in the films Jane Eyre (1996) and Amistad (1997).Paquin continued to perform prominent roles into adulthood, portraying mutant superheroine Rogue in the 20th Century Fox X-Men franchise (2000–2014), for which she was nominated for a Saturn Award for her performance in the first installment. Her other film credits include 25th Hour (2002), Trick 'r Treat (2007), Margaret (2011), The Good Dinosaur (2015), and The Irishman (2019). She played the lead role of Sookie Stackhouse in the HBO vampire drama television series True Blood (2008–2014). For her performance in the series, Paquin won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2009, and was nominated for an additional Golden Globe Award, as well as three Saturn Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in 2010. Among other accolades, Paquin was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her work on the television film Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007). She received an additional Golden Globe Award nomination for her work on the television film The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Anna Paquin

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Theatre World Award Canada's Walk of Fame Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
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Movies with Anna Paquin as Actress(43)

as Julie Watson2023 True Spirit
as Ella2022 A Bit of Light
as Brenda Meoni/Brenda Warner2021 American Underdog
as herself2020 Making 'The Irishman'
as Older Peggy Sheeran2019 The Irishman
as Jean Markham2019 Tell It to the Bees
as Lily Benson2018 Furlough
as Colleen2018 The Parting Glass
as Ramsey (voice)2015 The Good Dinosaur
as Marie D'Ancanto / Rogue2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past
as Katherine2013 Straight A's
as Christina2013 Free Ride
as Kim2012 The Carrier
as Rachel2011 Scream 4
as Lisa Cohen2011 Margaret
as Lila Hayes2010 The romantics
as Jennie2010 Open House
as Laurie2007 Trick 'r Treat
as Elaine Goodale2007 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
as Maggie Nelson2007 Mosaic
as Chloe Hamon2007 Blue State
as Marie / Rogue2006 X-Men: The Last Stand
as Anna Marie / Rogue2003 X2
as Robyn Lee2002 Buffalo Soldiers
as Regina2002 Darkness
as Mary D'Annuzio2002 25th Hour
as Anna Marie / Rogue2000 X-Men
as Polexia Aphrodisia2000 Almost Famous
as Claire Spence2000 Finding Forrester
as Annabel Lee1999 It's the Rage
as Mackenzie Siler1999 She's All That
as Alison Kantrowitz1999 A Walk on the Moon
as Donna1998 Hurlyburly
as Frankie Addams1997 The Member of the Wedding
as Queen Isabella1997 Amistad
as Young Jane Eyre1996 Jane Eyre
as Amy Alden1996 Fly Away Home
as Flora McGrath1993 The Piano

TV Shows/Series with Anna Paquin as Actress(16)

as Mary Ann Broberg2022 A Friend of the Family
as Robyn2019 Flack
as Isabelle2019 Modern Love
as Nancy Montgomery2017 Alias Grace
as Annie Ryder2017 Bellevue
as Nancy Holt2016 Roots
as Joanie Lockhart2014 The Affair
as Katie2013 Susanna
as Sookie Stackhouse2008 True Blood
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as herself1997 The View
as herself1996 The Daily Show
as Self - Guest1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Movies with Anna Paquin as Crew(2)

Production/Producer2018 The Parting Glass
Production/Executive Producer2007 Blue State

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Anna Hélène Paquin
Citizenships: Canada, New Zealand
Born: Saturday, 07/24 1982 (July) in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada) (current age: 41 years + 222 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Columbia University, Hutt Intermediate School, Raphael House Rudolf Steiner School, Windward School, Windward School
Spouses (current/former): Stephen Moyer
Other names for Anna Paquin (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Anna Helene Paquin"
"Άννα Πάκουιν"
"Анна Пэкуин"
"Anna Hélène Paquin"
Anna Paquin frequently works together with these people:
Stan Lee (14x, Crew)
Patrick Stewart (13x, Actor)
Bryan Singer (13x, Crew)
Anne Hathaway (9x, Actress)
Hugh Jackman (9x, Actor)
Tina Fey (8x, Actress)
Jimmy Fallon (8x, Actor)
Jimmy Star (8x, Actor)
John Leguizamo (7x, Actor)
Greg Kinnear (7x, Actor)
Meredith Vieira (7x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1488, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/26/2024