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Anna Paquin Profile and Biography

Actress, Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin Profile:
Anna Helene Paquin (pronounced: “pækwɪn”) best known as Anna Paquin was born July 24, 1982 (star sign: Leo) at her hometown in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Anna Paquin is a beautiful New Zealand (film, movie, television) actress, female model, Hollywood star, and women celebrity. She has a hair colour: dyed blonde, eyes colour: hazel, height: 5′ 5″ (165 cm), measurements: 34-27-36, and hobbies: play cello (a bowed string instrument), surfing and cycling.

Anna Paquin Biography:
Anna Paquin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, she is the daughter of Mary Paquin (née Brophy), an English teacher and native of Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a high school physical education teacher. Anna Paquin is the youngest of three children; she has two older siblings: brother Andrew, born on 1977, and sister Katya, born on 1980. Anna Paquin’s musical childhood hobbies in New Zealand included playing the viola, cello and piano. Anna Paquin also did gymnastics, ballet, swimming and downhill skiing, though she did not have any hobbies related to acting.

During in New Zealand, Anna Paquin attended Hutt Intermediate School in 1994 and 1995. Having begun her secondary education in Wellington at Wellington Girls’ College, Anna Paquin completed her high school diploma at Windward School in Los Angeles, United State of America (USA). Anna Paquin graduated from Windward School on June 2000 and completed the school’s community service requirement by working in an LA soup kitchen and at a special education center. Anna Paquin studied at Columbia University in the City of New York (NY) for one year, but has since been on a leave of absence to continue Anna Paquin’s acting career.

Anna Paquin’s first critically successful film was The Piano, for which Anna Paquin won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress on 1994 (she is the second youngest winner in history). Anna Paquin appeared in a string of highly successful films including She’s All That, Almost Famous and Amistad. Anna Paquin is more widely known for playing Rogue in the X-Men franchise.

Anna Paquin returned to worldwide prominence with her role as Rogue in the blockbuster X-Men movie on 2000, its sequel X2 on 2003, and its third installment X-Men: The Last Stand on 2006.

Anna Paquin on the summer of 2006 completed filming Blue State. Anna Paquin was the executive-producer of the film, the film having been made by Paquin Films, a production company formed by both her and her brother, Andrew Paquin. Anna Paquin on November 2006 completed Margaret. This film has yet to be released. Its release is unknown, because to ongoing legal disputes.

Anna Paquin on 2007 received an Emmy Award nomination for Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie for Anna Paquin’s role as Elaine Goodale in HBO’s made-for-TV movie Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, based on Dee Brown’s bestseller. Anna Paquin also received Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations in similar categories.

Anna Paquin on 2008 appeared as Sookie Stackhouse in the HBO series True Blood, her first role in a TV series. The show is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris. Anna Paquin won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Drama Series for her role in the show, and also won a Satellite Award in a similar category. Anna Paquin has also been nominated for the same category in the 2010 Golden Globe Awards. The second season of True Blood premiered in the United State (US) in June 2009. Season three will premiere in the summer of 2010.

Anna Paquin on 2009 as Irena Sendler, a Polish woman hailed as a heroine of the Holocaust, in The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler, a CBS TV film biopic based on the book Mother of the Children of the Holocaust: The Irena Sendler Story, by Anna Mieszkowska. The film was made in Latvia, and was a Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation for the network. Anna Paquin’s performance earned her a 2010 nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Film.

Anna Paquin’s next film is The Romantics, a romantic comedy alongside Josh Duhamel and Katie Holmes. The Romantics is slated for a 2010 release.

(Anna Paquin Profile and Biography source: Wikipedia.Org)

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