Bio / Info
Dakota Fanning started her acting career at the tender age of 6, with small roles on shows such as "ER" and "Ally McBeal." She progressed to movies with the 2001 film, I AM SAM, where she played the young daughter of Sean Penn, who was nominated for an Oscar in the title role. This kicked off a high-paying career as a child star, one of the top names used during the first ten years of the 2000's. In 2010, at the age of 16, Dakota returned as a teenager to establish herself as a growing actor, playing roles in the biopic THE RUNAWAYS and the vampire saga, TWILIGHT. Her younger sister Elle Fanning, is also a popular teen actress with roles in movies such as SUPER 8.