Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst

Date of Birth

Birthday: April 30
Birthplace: Point Pleasant, NJ

Kirsten Dunst is an actress, singer and model. She made her film debut in Woody Allen's short film Oedipus Wrecks for the anthology film New York Stories.

At the age of 12, Dunst gained widespread recognition as vampire Claudia in Interview with the Vampire, a role for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. She appeared in Little Women the same year and in Jumanji the following year.

Kirsten Dunst is an actress, singer and model. She made her film debut in Woody Allen's short film Oedipus Wrecks for the anthology film New York Stories.

At the age of 12, Dunst gained widespread recognition as vampire Claudia in Interview with the Vampire, a role for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. She appeared in Little Women the same year and in Jumanji the following year.

After a recurring role in the NBC medical drama ER as Charlie Chemingo and starring in films such as Wag the Dog, Small Soldiers, the English dub of Kiki's Delivery Service, and The Virgin Suicides, Dunst transitioned into romantic comedies and comedy-dramas, starring in Drop Dead Gorgeous, Bring It On, Get Over It, and Crazy/Beautiful.

Dunst achieved international fame for her portrayal of Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy.

She played the title role in Sofia Coppola's biographical film Marie Antoinette and starred in the comedy film How to Lose Friends & Alienate People. She won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival and the Saturn Award for Best Actress for her performance in Lars von Trier's Melancholia.

In 2001, Dunst made her singing debut in the film Get Over It, in which she performed two songs. She also sang the jazz song "After You've Gone" for the end credits of the film The Cat's Meow.

She starred in the second season of the television series Fargo in 2015, playing the role of Peggy Blomquist, a slightly delusional and neurotic hairdresser. Her performance garnered widespread critical acclaim, leading to her winning the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress and being nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Kirsten Dunst, as Peggy Blumquist
  • Fargo
  • FX Networks
  • MGM Television, FX Productions
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Kirsten Dunst on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Kirsten Dunst on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards. 

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Kirsten Dunst on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Kirsten Dunst on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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