Anna Helen Paquin was born July 24, 1982 in Winnipeg (Canada) in a family of school teachers. Anna - the younger the child, she has an older brother Andrew and sister Katya.
In nine years, Anna Paquin, along with her sister went to the casting for the film "The Piano", which read in the newspaper. Anna was selected from five thousand contenders for the role of Flora. And in 11 years, it has already received for the film "Oscar." Anna Paquin became the second (after Tatum O'Neal) the youngest actress award Academy Awards.
Anna did not plan to pursue a career actress, but received an invitation to the new role in the movie. Since 1996 Anna starred in the television movie "Jane Eyre" - the film adaptation of the novel by Charlotte Bronte, where she played the main character in my childhood. Also in the same year she took part in the movie "Fly Away Home", where she played the little girl stayed with her father after her mother's death. In 1997, Paquin has starred in Steven Spielberg - she got the role in the movie "Amistad". A year later, she played in the famous comedy with Sean Penn, "Turmoil".
Another important role in the film career of Anna Paquin became a trilogy of mutants - "X-Men" (2000), "X-Men 2" (2003) and "X-Men: The Last Stand" (2006), its partners on the screen became Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry . After the release of the first movie all the actors who starred in it became superpopulyarnymi.
Anna is also a successful stage actress. In May 2004 she starred in the off-Broadway production of the play The Distance From Here, was nominated for the award Drama Desk Award and an award Theatre World Award. In February 2005, Anna was busy starring setting After Ashley.
In 2006, Anna and her brother Andrew founded his own production company, Paquin Films.
In July 2007, Anna was nominated for "Emmy" for Best Supporting Actress for her role as teacher Elaine Goodale in the TV movie "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee", based on the eponymous novel by writer Dee Brown.
In the series "True Blood" about vampires and werewolves Anna Paquin started acting in 2007 and continues to act is now. This popular worldwide TV series has received numerous awards, including the prize "Golden Globe" and "Emmy". For him, Anna changed her image on the sexy blonde.
August 21, 2010 Anna Paquin married Stephen Moyer, whom starred in "True Blood" (2008). Shortly before she publicly admitted that she is bisexual.