Dakota Fanning ~ Jane

Dakota Fanning~Jane

Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA. Before her debut into the cinematic world, Dakota did her own acting around her house. Dakota went to a playhouse near her home, where the children that attended put on a play every week to show to their parents. But the people running the playhouse noticed that Dakota stood out, and advised her parents, Joy and Steve Fanning, to take her to an agency. They believed that she was extremely talented.

The Fanning family were advised to spend six weeks in Los Angeles, a long way from their home in Georgia. But there Dakota managed to get her first work; to star in a national Tide commercial. She was the chosen one out of the many auditions.

The family then decided to move to Los Angeles permanently, for it looked like Dakota’s career was looking very good. After they moved, Dakota signed with a professional agency, and soon won a role in the movie Tomcats (2001). She then went onto a small project called Father Xmas (2001) as Clairee.

But Dakota’s big break-through was yet to come. She auditioned for one of the main characters in I Am Sam (2001), and the director and the rest of the crew were amazed by her extraordinary talent. Dakota was cast, and starred in the movie as Lucy Diamond Dawson, alongside major Hollywood stars Sean Penn and Michelle Pfeiffer.

After I Am Sam (2001) her talent was immediately recognized around the world. She went straight onto Trapped (2002) as Abby Jennings, alongside Charlize Theron, then played the younger version of Reese Witherspoon in 2002’s Sweet Home Alabama (2002) But Dakota still had two more movies to come in 2002. Firstly she got a huge role in Steven Spielberg’s “Taken” (2002), the mini-TV series, and narrated the ten whole episodes, as well as having a part. This was a little more challenging, as she was playing a troubled alien child, but she managed to do brilliantly. Her last movie for 2002 was the children’s movie Hansel & Gretel (2002) as Katie.

Since she rocketed to stardom, Dakota has continued to expand her career with roles in a wide variety of genres and is set to star as Jane in the highly anticipated Twilight sequel, “The Twilight Saga: New Moon.” Following that project, Dakota will star in “The Runaways” with her “New Moon” co-star, Kristen Stewart.

(Summary from IMDB and TST)

Jane is the fictional character from Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Series. Jane first appears in New Moon and subsequently appears in the rest of the Twilight series. Jane is described as having a child-like appearance, with dark hair and dark red eyes. She and her twin brother, Alec, were changed into vampires as a young age when humans took it upon themselves to burn them at the stake. Besides being a vampire, Jane is part of the Volturi guard, prized for her ability to inflict an extreme feeling of physical pain on her victims.



  1. (pre-production) …. Cheri Currie
  2. The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) (filming) (rumored) …. Jane
    … aka Twilight 2 (USA: informal English title)
  3. Coraline (2009) (voice) …. Coraline Jones
  4. Push (2009) …. Cassie Holmes
  5. The Secret Life of Bees (2008) …. Lily Owens
  6. Winged Creatures (2008) …. Anne Hagen
  7. Cutlass (2007) …. Lacy
  8. Hounddog (2007) …. Lewellen
  9. Charlotte’s Web (2006) …. Fern
    … aka Schweinchen Wilbur und seine Freunde (Germany)
  10. Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005) …. Cale Crane
    … aka Dreamer (Australia: TV title)
  11. Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005) (V) …. Lilo
    … aka Lilo & Stitch 2 (USA)
  12. War of the Worlds (2005) …. Rachel Ferrier
  13. Hide and Seek (2005) …. Emily Callaway
  14. Nine Lives (2005) …. Maria
  15. “Justice League” …. Young Wonder Woman (1 episode, 2004)
    … aka JL (USA: promotional abbreviation)
    … aka Justice League Unlimited (USA: third season title)
    Kid Stuff (2004) TV episode (voice) …. Young Wonder Woman
  16. Man on Fire (2004) …. Pita
  17. “F·r·i·e·n·d·s” …. Mackenzie (1 episode, 2004)
    The One with Princess Consuela (2004) TV episode …. Mackenzie
  18. Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time (2003) (TV) (voice) …. Preschool Kim
    … aka Disney’s Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time (USA: complete title)
  19. The Cat in the Hat (2003) …. Sally
    … aka Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat (USA: complete title)
  20. Uptown Girls (2003) …. Lorraine “Ray” Schleine
  21. “Taken” …. Allie Keys (10 episodes, 2002)
    … aka Steven Spielberg Presents Taken (USA: complete title)
    Taken (2002) TV episode …. Allie Keys
    John (2002) TV episode …. Allie Keys
    Dropping the Dishes (2002) TV episode …. Allie Keys
    God’s Equation (2002) TV episode …. Allie Keys
    Charlie and Lisa (2002) TV episode …. Allie Keys
    (5 more)
  22. Hansel & Gretel (2002) …. Katie
  23. Trapped (2002) …. Abby Jennings
    … aka 24 Stunden Angst (Germany)
  24. Sweet Home Alabama (2002) …. Young Melanie
  25. I Am Sam (2001) …. Lucy Diamond Dawson
  26. “The Ellen Show” …. Young Ellen (1 episode, 2001)
    Missing the Bus (2001) TV episode …. Young Ellen
  27. “Family Guy” …. Little Girl (1 episode, 2001)
    … aka Padre de familia (USA: Spanish title)
    To Love and Die in Dixie (2001) TV episode (voice) …. Little Girl
  28. Tomcats (2001) …. Little Girl in Park
  29. “The Fighting Fitzgeralds” …. Marie (1 episode, 2001)
    Pilot (2001) TV episode …. Marie
  30. “Malcolm in the Middle” …. Emily (1 episode, 2001)
    New Neighbors (2001) TV episode …. Emily
  31. Father Xmas (2001) …. Clairee
  32. “Spin City” …. Cindy (1 episode, 2000)
    Toy Story (2000) TV episode …. Cindy
  33. “The Practice” …. Alessa Engel (1 episode, 2000)
    The Deal (2000) TV episode …. Alessa Engel
  34. “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” …. Brenda Collins (1 episode, 2000)
    … aka CSI: Las Vegas (South Africa: English title: informal alternative title) (USA: syndication title)
    … aka C.S.I. (USA: short title)
    … aka CSI: Weekends (USA: promotional title)
    … aka Experts, Les (Canada: French title)
    Blood Drops (2000) TV episode …. Brenda Collins
  35. “Strong Medicine” …. Edie’s Girl (1 episode, 2000)
    Misconceptions (2000) TV episode …. Edie’s Girl
  36. “Ally McBeal” …. 5 Year Old Ally (1 episode, 2000)
    Ally McBeal: The Musical, Almost (2000) TV episode …. 5 Year Old Ally
  37. “ER” …. Delia Chadsey (1 episode, 2000)
    The Fastest Year (2000) TV episode …. Delia Chadsey
  38. Tonari no Totoro (1988) (voice: English version) …. Satsuki (2005 Disney version)
    … aka My Neighbor Totoro (USA)
    … aka My Neighbour Totoro (UK)

9 Comments to “Dakota Fanning ~ Jane”

  1. Charlize Theron is such a very very beautiful woman. She also has a flawless skin and i love her acting skills..

  2. Benito Laven says:

    Charlize Theron is such a very very beautiful woman. She also has a flawless skin and i love her acting skills.

  3. Horhay Rodriguez says:

    yo ayudo por la noche afeitarse en la Eclipse son las nueve cuarto jugarme ir al cine

  4. sarah says:

    at blood drops thats csi i think any ways her last name isb collins

  5. Charlize Theron is getting old now but she is still fiery hot and flawless'”`

  6. stacey-morningstar says:

    I hate dakota fanning. The girl can’t act and I don’t think she made a good Jane. She really isn’t even pretty, plus she walks funny. And I hate her voice. 🙁

  7. Charlize Theron also have that mysterious smile’*:

  8. it is nice to know that Charlize Theron has a flawless skin in real life”.”

  9. all i can say that Charlize Theron have the most perfect complexion among the movie stars ~

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