26 Facts About Anna Paquin


Anna Paquin's made her acting debut portraying Flora McGrath in the romantic drama film The Piano, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 11, making her the second-youngest winner in Oscar history.

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Anna Paquin's was a successful child actress, receiving multiple Young Artist Award nominations for her roles in Fly Away Home, The Member of the Wedding, and A Walk on the Moon, and a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for appearing in Cameron Crowe's comedy-drama film Almost Famous .

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Anna Paquin continued to perform prominent roles into adulthood, portraying mutant superheroine Rogue in the 20th Century Fox X-Men franchise, for which she was nominated for a Saturn Award for her performance in the first installment.

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Anna Paquin's played the lead role of Sookie Stackhouse in the HBO vampire drama television series True Blood .

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Anna Paquin's received an additional Golden Globe Award nomination for her work on the television film The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler .

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Anna Helene Paquin was born on 24 July 1982 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Anna Paquin's has two older siblings: Andrew was born on 1977, and a director, and Katya was born on 1980, and whose partner is the Green Party of New Zealand's former co-leader Russel Norman.

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Anna Paquin's participated in gymnastics, ballet, swimming and downhill skiing, though she did not have any hobbies related to acting.

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Anna Paquin's graduated from Windward School in June 2000 and completed the school's community service requirement by working in a soup kitchen and at a special education centre.

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Anna Paquin's studied at Columbia College for one year, where she lived in Carman Hall, but dropped out to continue her acting career.

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Anna Paquin's sister read the ad and went to try out with a friend; this inspired Anna Paquin to audition.

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Anna Paquin's systematically rejected them, but she did appear in three commercials for the phone company MCI in 1994.

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Anna Paquin's later made a series of television commercials for Manitoba Telecom Systems in her birth city of Winnipeg.

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Anna Paquin's appeared as a voice in an audiobook entitled The Magnificent Nose in 1994.

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Anna Paquin played the mutant superhero Rogue in the Marvel Comics movie X-Men in 2000, its sequel X2 in 2003, and its third installment, X-Men: The Last Stand, in 2006.

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Anna Paquin's played Elaine Goodale in HBO's made-for-TV film Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, based on Dee Brown's best-seller, garnering a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

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Anna Paquin was cast as waitress Sookie Stackhouse in the HBO series True Blood in 2008, her first role in a TV series.

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Anna Paquin's played a cameo role in Scream 4, alongside Kristen Bell in 2011.

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Anna Paquin's played the voice of Kristin on an episode of Phineas and Ferb.

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Anna Paquin reprised her role as Rogue in the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past, but most of her scenes were cut out for the theatrical release.

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An alternative version of the film with all of Anna Paquin's scenes reinstated was released as The Rogue Cut on 14 July 2015.

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Anna Paquin's played Nancy Holt, the wife of a Confederate soldier, in the 2016 miniseries Roots.

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Later in 2017 Anna Paquin starred in television series Bellevue, being the executive producer, and acted as Nancy Montgomery in the television miniseries Alias Grace.

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In 2019, Anna Paquin appeared in Martin Scorsese's critically acclaimed drama, The Irishman.

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On 5 August 2009, Anna Paquin announced her engagement to her True Blood co-star Stephen Moyer, whom she had been dating since filming the series pilot in 2007.

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On 1 April 2010, Anna Paquin came out as bisexual in a public service announcement for the Give a Damn campaign as part of the True Colors Fund, an advocacy group organised by Cyndi Lauper dedicated to LGBT equality.

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