Anna Paquin Biography: Movies, Husband, Oscar, Age, Children, Net Worth, TV Shows, Teeth, Height

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Biography

Anna Helene Paquin (born July 24, 1982) is a proficient Canadian-New Zealand actress and TV personality. She has an extensive career spanning three decades in film and television. 

Additionally, Anna Paquin garnered acclaim for portraying Sookie Stackhouse in the HBO vampire drama series True Blood (2008–2014), earning a Golden Globe for her outstanding performance.

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Full Name: Anna Helene Paquin
Stage Name: Anna Paquin
Born: 24 July 1982 (age 41 years old)
Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Canada
Nationality: Canadian, New Zealand
Education: Columbia University
Height: 1.65 m
Parents: Mary Paquin, Brian Paquin
Siblings: Katya Paquin, Andrew Paquin
Spouse: Stephen Moyer (m. 2010)
Boyfriend • Partner: Kieran Culkin (2005-2006), Logan Marshall-Green (2004-2005), Joaquin Phoenix (2001)
Children: Poppy Moyer, Charlie Moyer
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: $14 million

Early Life & Education

Anna Paquin, the prolific actress, was born on July 24, 1982, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her mother, Mary Paquin, hails from Wellington, New Zealand, and works as an English teacher. 

On the other hand, her father, Brian Paquin, is Canadian and used to be a physical education teacher. Anna Paquin is the youngest of her siblings; she has an older brother named Andrew Paquin, who is involved in filmmaking, and a sister named Katya Paquin.

Anna Paquin relocated to Los Angeles in 2000 to advance her acting career. She attended the Windward School, a renowned private institution recognized for its challenging academic curriculum and emphasis on artistic pursuits, to complete her high school education. Following her graduation, Paquin pursued a theatre degree at Columbia University.

Career

Anna Paquin‘s journey in acting started at a young age when she took part in various Canadian TV shows and movies. Her breakthrough came in 1993 when she was chosen for the role of Flora McGrath in The Piano, directed by Jane Campion.

Critics praised Paquin’s portrayal of the character, a young girl assigned to live in a remote New Zealand hamlet with her mother and siblings. She won the Academy Prize for Best Supporting Actress for her outstanding performance, making her the second-youngest recipient of this coveted prize in Oscar history.

Following her breakthrough role in The PianoAnna Paquin went on to star in various movies, such as Jane Eyre (1996), Fly Away Home (1996), She’s All That (1999), and X-Men (2000). She continued to portray the character of Rogue in the subsequent X-Men films, including X2 (2003) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006).

Anna Paquin‘s career took a new turn in 2006 when she joined HBO’s True Blood cast. The show achieved critical acclaim and commercial success, earning Paquin the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series—Drama in 2009. Her outstanding performance led to another nomination for the same award in 2010.

Anna Paquin‘s acting career has thrived since True Blood concluded in 2014. Notably, she has appeared in various television shows such as American Horror StoryAlias Grace, and Flack. Moreover, she has also showcased her talent in films like The Irishman (2019) and A Friend of the Family (2022).

Anna Paquin‘s career extends beyond acting, as she has ventured into producing. She has successfully produced various films and television shows, such as the 2019 film Flack and the upcoming 2022 miniseries A Friend of the Family.

Social Media

  • Twitter: @AnnaPaquin
  • Instagram: @_annapaquin

Personal Life

Anna Paquin, 41, is a skilled actress who met her now-husband, actor Stephen Moyer, on the set of True Blood in 2007. The couple married in 2010, and their love story was enriched by the birth of their lovely fraternal twins, Poppy Moyer and Charlie Moyer, in 2012. 

Anna Paquin became a mother to her children and accepted the role of stepmother to Stephen Moyer‘s two children, Lilac Moyer and Billy Moyer, from his previous marriage.

Anna Paquin has been romantically involved with Kieran Culkin from 2005 to 2006, Logan Marshall-Green from 2004 to 2005, and Joaquin Phoenix in 2001.

Filmography

Movies

  • 1993: The Piano
  • 1996: Jane Eyre
  • 1996: Fly Away Home
  • 1997: Amistad
  • 1998: Hurlyburly
  • 1999: She’s All That
  • 1999: A Walk on the Moon
  • 2000: X-Men
  • 2000: Almost Famous
  • 2001: Buffalo Soldiers
  • 2002: 25th Hour
  • 2003: X2
  • 2004: Steamboy
  • 2006: X-Men: The Last Stand
  • 2007: Trick ‘r Treat
  • 2009: The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
  • 2011: Margaret
  • 2011: Scream 4
  • 2014: X-Men: Days of Future Past
  • 2015: The Good Dinosaur
  • 2018: The Parting Glass
  • 2019: The Irishman
  • 2021: American Underdog

TV Shows

  • 1997: The Member of the Wedding
  • 2007: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
  • 2008-2014: True Blood
  • 2015: Roots
  • 2016: Bellevue
  • 2017: Alias Grace
  • 2019: The Affair
  • 2019-2020: Flack
  • 2022: A Friend of the Family

Net Worth

Anna Paquin, a Canadian-New Zealand actress, has accumulated an estimated net worth of $14 million. Renowned for her talent, she has received multiple accolades throughout her career, notably an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at 11 for her exceptional performance in the 1993 movie The Piano. This significant achievement made her the second-youngest individual ever to win an Oscar.




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