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Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin was born on July 24,1982 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and is currently 29 years old. Anna Paquin is a canadian actress who is widely known for starring as Sookie Stackhouse on the hit HBO television show TrueBlood. She grew up in New Zealand after moving from Canada at the age of 4. At the age of 11 Anna already won an oscar for best supporting actress for her performance in Jane Campion's film The Piano in 1993, Anna was the second youngest child to win an oscar in the world. She then moved to Los Angeles in 1995 and starred in two films, Jane Eyre and Fly Away Home both in 1996. But her career slowed down in her teen years so she appeared in much smaller roles after 2000 like Rogue from the hit superhero movie X-Men, and her TV appearences were Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007) and The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009) as well as her most famous show which is in season 5 right now is TrueBlood where she is the leading role who is a telepath who hangs out with vampires in the smash hit show. She is the child of Mary and Brian Paquin where Mary Paquin was an english teacher and Brian Paquin was a physical education teacher. Anna Paquin right now resides in Venice, Los Angeles with her husband and co-star in TrueBlood Stephen Moyer who is Bill Compton in the show. Stephen and Anna are expecting a baby in he fall of 2012. Anna also admitted at a True Colors Fund that she is bi-sexual but she still loves Stephen and is still currently married to him with two step kids. She has two cats and one dog as well. Her full name is Anna Helene Paquin. Some other facts about her is she is a vegetarian, she keeps her oscar in her bedroom closet so her friends won't comment on it. Anna enjoys photography. Has an older brother Andrew Paquin and a sister Katya. Anna Paquin plays the cello. Her parents are unforntunately divorced. Anna Paquin's hobbies are: Rugby, running, playing the piano, singing, gymnastics, swimming, downhill skiing, an reading and knitting. She enjoys listening to alternative music. When she was younger she wanted to be the Prime Minister of New Zealand, or a lawyer. She can speak french. Graduated from Windward School in West Los Angeles, California in June 2000. Anna completed the schools community service requirement by working at an LA soup kitchen and a special education center.

Some More Facts:

One of Teen People Magazine's "25 Hottest Stars under 25". [2002]

College classmate of Julia Stiles at Columbia University.

Is a fan of the alternative rock band Nine Inch Nails and The Beatles.

She was the original choice to play the character of Enola in Kevin Costner's Waterworld (1995) but, eventually, the role fell to Tina Majorino.

Attending Columbia University. [2005]

When on a talk show, the host told her he would give her $10,000 if she could shoot a basketball into a hoop. She did, but he refused to pay. After bad press he gave her the money which she donated to charity.

Played the daughter of Jeff Daniels in Fly Away Home (1996) and then his romantic partner in The Squid and the Whale (2005) nine years later.

Was number 93 on vh1's "100 Greatest Kid Stars" (2005).

Has kept in close contact with Shawn Ashmore (Iceman/Bobby Drake) and Aaron Stanford (John Allerdyce/Pyro) after filming X2 (2003).

Though she was born in Canada she considers herself a Kiwi from New Zealand since she grew up there.

Ranked #50 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 Women of 2008 list.

Announced her engagement to Stephen Moyer, having been in a relationship since February 2009 after meeting on the set of "True Blood" (2008), after he proposed to her on a beach in Hawaii (5 August 2009).

Among the guests at her wedding to Stephen Moyer were Alan Ball, Ryan Kwanten, Sam Trammell, Rutina Wesley, Carrie Preston and Elijah Wood.

Mentioned on "Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #16.176" (2009) that she had recently seen her first movie The Piano (1993) for the first time in her life.

Went to Columbia University in New York, but left after a year and did not graduate in order to pursue acting.

Step-mother of Stephen Moyer's children Billy and Lilac.

Was ranked #84 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2010 list.

Ranked #51 in the 2011 FHM Australia list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".

She is naturally brunette but has kept her hair blonde since she's started playing Sookie Stackhouse on "True Blood" (2008).

Expecting her 1st child with husband Stephen Moyer in the fall of 2012. [2012]


Personal Quotes:Edit

None of the characters I've played are really like me. That would be boring. It wouldn't be acting.

Everything about being a teenager and not feeling like you fit in is just magnified by being a mutant!

If I don't do laundry today, I'm gonna have to buy new clothes tomorrow.

There are very few films or plays or anything about really happy people with perfect lives. Everyone is usually screwed up in some way and that is usually where the work comes in - figuring out how to make it believable and make it real to present someone's problems that you don't necessarily actually know anything about. I mean it is not challenging to be happy all the time. I don't think I could do it!

I just do what feels right. I think the great thing about getting to do what I do is that you can try out being a different person without having to screw up your life to do it.

I'm not very political. I'm also not American and I don't get to vote so my feelings are not really relevant.

You'll live a full and happy life if your pursue things you think are important and live the life you want to live.

That is all about Anna Paquin!

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