Hannah Dakota Fanning

Hannah Dakota Fanning

Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on February 23, 1994. Hannah Dakota Fanning better known simply as Dakota Fanning, is an American actress. Fanning’s breakthrough performance was in I Am Sam in 2001. As a child actress, she developed her craft in such high-profile films as Man on Fire, War of the Worlds, and Charlotte’s Web. Fanning began transitioning to more adult roles with Hounddog and The Secret Life of Bees.


She has won numerous awards, and is currently the youngest person ever to have been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. Dakota began acting at the age of five after appearing on a Tide commercial. Her first significant acting job was a guest-starring role in the NBC prime-time drama, ER, which remains one of her favorite roles.