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Kirsten Dunst

Born: April 30, 1982, Point Pleasant, New Jersey - USA

Kirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress.

She made her film debut in Woody Allen's short film “Oedipus Wrecks&rduqo; for the anthology film “New York Stories” (1989).

At the age of twelve, Dunst gained widespread recognition as Claudia in “Interview with the Vampire” (1994), 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 third season of the NBC medical drama “ER” (1996–97) as Charlie Chemingo and starring in films such as “Wag the Dog” (1997), “Small Soldiers” (1998), the English dub of “Kiki's Delivery Service” (U.S. release 1998), and “The Virgin Suicides” (1999), Dunst began making romantic comedies and comedy-dramas, starring in “Drop Dead Gorgeous” (1999), “Bring It On” (2000), “Get Over It” and “Crazy/Beautiful” (both released in 2001).

Dunst achieved fame for her portrayal of Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's “Spider-Man” film trilogy (2002–2007).

Since then, her films have included the romantic comedy “Wimbledon” (2004), the science fiction romantic comedy-drama “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” (2004) and Cameron Crowe's romantic tragicomedy “Elizabethtown” (2005).

She played the title role in Sofia Coppola's biographical film “Marie Antoinette” (2006) and starred in the comedy film “How to Lose Friends & Alienate People” (2008).

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” (2011).

She starred in the second season of the television series “Fargo” in 2015, playing the role of Peggy Blumquist, a hairdresser who gets mixed up in a war between two crime families.

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 and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, losing to Lady Gaga and Sarah Paulson, respectively.

In 2017, Dunst won her first Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance in the space drama “Hidden Figures” (2017) and co-starred in her third collaboration with Coppola, the historical drama thriller “The Beguiled”.

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” (2001).

Dunst dated actor Jake Gyllenhaal from 2002 to 2004. She dated Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell in 2007. She dated her “On the Road” co-star Garrett Hedlund from 2012 to 2016.

In 2016, she began dating her “Fargo” co-star Jesse Plemons. By 2017, the couple had become engaged.

Dunst gained German citizenship in 2011 and holds dual citizenship of Germany and the United States.

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The Beguiled (2017)

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Academy Award®-winner Sofia Coppola (“Lost in Translation,” “Marie Antoinette,” “The Bling Ring”) writes and directs this Civil War drama about a wounded Union soldier held captive in a Confederate girls’ boarding school. The jealous and repressed women of the school begin to turn on each other as they compete for the soldier’s affection. Based on a novel by Thomas Cullinan, “The Beguiled” is a remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood film of the same name. The all-star cast includes Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning.

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Woodshock (2017)

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Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.

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Midnight Special (2016)

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A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers.

66 2016 112
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Hidden Figures (2016)

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A period space-race drama is inspired by the real-life tale of a group of African-American female mathematicians — Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson and Katherine Johnson — who helped put astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

78 2016 127
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The Two Faces of January (2014)

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A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who try to flee a foreign country after one of them is caught up in the murder of a private detective.

62 2014 96
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Fargo (2014)

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A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

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With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.

64 2013 119
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Upside Down (2012)

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In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure that poses the question: what if love was stronger than gravity?

64 2012 104
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On the Road (2012)

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Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for \It\ results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.

61 2012 137
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Bachelorette (2012)

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Regan is used to being first at everything. Imagine her horror and chagrin when she finds out the girl everyone called Pig Face in high school is going to tie the knot before she does! But Regan sucks it up and takes on bridesmaid duties along with her childhood pals: substance-abusing, promiscuous Gena and ditzy Katie. The single ladies are determined to put their bitterness aside and have an awesomely hedonistic bachelorette party. Armed with acerbic wit and seemingly endless supplies of coke and booze, the foul-mouthed femmes embark on one very long and emotional night filled with major wedding-dress panic, various bodily fluids, and cute ex-boyfriends.

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Melancholia (2011)

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Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

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All Good Things (2010)

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\All Good Things\ is a love story and murder mystery based on the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history. The original screenplay uses newly discovered facts, court records and speculation as the foundation for an imaginative spellbinding story of family, obsession, love and loss.

63 2010 101
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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)

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A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Youngs memoir \How to Lose Friends & Alienate People\.

65 2008 110
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Spider-Man 3 (2007)

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Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) finally has the girl of his dreams, Mary Jane Watson (Kirsten Dunst), and New York City is in the throes of Spider-mania! But when a strange alien symbiote turns Spider-Man's suit black, his darkest demons come to light changing Spider-Man inside as well as out. Spider-Man is in for the fight of his life against a lethal mix of villains - the deadly Sandman (Thomas Haden Church), Venom (Topher Grace), and the New Goblin (James Franco) - as well as the enemy within himself.

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Marie Antoinette (2006)

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The retelling of Frances iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.

64 2006 123
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Elizabethtown (2005)

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Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his family's small Kentucky hometown after his father dies. Along the way, he meets a flight attendant with whom he falls in love.

64 2005 123
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

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Joel (comic superstar Jim Carrey) is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine (Oscar®-winner Kate Winslet) has had her memories of their tumultuous relationship erased. Out of desperation he contracts the inventor of the process (Oscar®-nominee Tom Wilkinson) to have Clementine removed from his own mind. But as Joel's memories of Clementine progressively disappear he rediscovers the passion they once had. Charlie Kaufman won an Oscar® for his (very) original screenplay. A spellbinding and visually stunning masterwork, this surreal romance also stars Kirsten Dunst, Elijah Wood, and Mark Ruffalo.

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Wimbledon (2004)

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Pro tennis "hot shot" Lizzie Bradbury (Kirsten Dunst) is a rising star who lives to win. But when she falls for long-shot contender Peter Colt (Paul Bettany) amid the glitz and glamour of Wimbledon, Lizzie discovers it's not if you win or lose, but how you play the game... of love. A deliciously witty romantic comedy about chasing your dreams and risking your heart, Wimbledon is a fun and charming story of love across the net.

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Spider-Man 2 (2004)

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In Spider-Man 2, the latest instalment in the blockbuster Spider-Man series, based on the classic Marvel Comics hero, Tobey Maguire returns as the mild-mannered Peter Parker, who is juggling the delicate balance of his dual life as college student and a superhuman crime fighter. Peter's life becomes even more complicated when he confronts a new nemesis, the brilliant Otto Octavius (Alfred Molina) who has been reincarnated as the maniacal and multi-tentacled "Doc Ock." When Doc Ock kidnaps MJ (Kirsten Dunst), Spider-Man must swing back into action as the adventure reaches new heights of unprecedented excitement.

73 2004 127
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Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

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The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative womens private liberal arts college in Massachusetts, United States.

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Spider-Man (2002)

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Average teenager Peter Parker is transformed into an extraordinary super hero after he is accidentally bitten by a radioactive spider. When his beloved uncle is savagely murdered during a robbery, young Peter vows to use his powers to avenge his death. Deeming himself "Spider-Man ," he sets about ridding the streets of crime, bringing him into conflict with malevolent super-villain "Green Goblin."

73 2002 121
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Lover's Prayer (2001)

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A younger boy falls in love with a tragic girl who flirts with, and manipulates, her older suitors in 1800s Russia.

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Get Over It (2001)

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When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring musical. Thus ensues a love triangle loosely based upon Shakespeare's \A Midsummer Night's Dream\

58 2001 87
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The Cat's Meow (2001)

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Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.

64 2001 114
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Crazy/Beautiful (2001)

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At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.

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Bring It On (2000)

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The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine thats sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain (Kirsten Dunst), the Toros road to total cheer glory takes a shady turn when she discovers that their perfectly-choreographed routines were in fact stolen.

59 2000 98
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The Crow: Salvation (2000)

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Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of killing. Alex follows the crow into the police department's evidence room, where he discovers that Lauren was killed by a group of corrupt cops.

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The Virgin Suicides (1999)

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A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

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Dick (1999)

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Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate scandal.

61 1999 94
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Small Soldiers (1998)

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Big action. Big fun. Big Movie! Small Soldiers is one huge adventure. Meet the Commando Elite - toy action figures with an attitude. They've escaped from their boxes along with the Gorgonites, kindhearted but unusual-looking creatures. Now teenager Alan Abernathy gets enlisted to help the Gorgonites and rescue the girl of his dreams before the whole town is turned upside down! Small Soldiers is a spectacular adventure for the whole family!

61 1998 110
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The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1998)

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Join Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn on a series of exciting adventures that lead to mischief and mayhem wherever they go. No matter how hard they try, Tom and Huck just can't seem to stay out of trouble - but they have a lot of fun trying! They also learn some important lessons along the way.

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All I Wanna Do (1998)

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If there's one thing this wild group of friends at an all-girls high school has learned, it's how to get what they want! So when word leaks out that their school is about to merge with an all-boys academy, some of the students strike back... and the girls wage an all-out assault in an outrageous battle of the sexes!

67 1998 97
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Wag the Dog (1997)

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During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.

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Anastasia (1997)

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This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, Anastasia encounters two Russian men seeking a reward offered by Empress Maria for the return of her granddaughter. The trio travels to Paris, where they find that the empress has grown skeptical of imposters.

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Jumanji (1995)

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When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

69 1995 104
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Little Women (1994)

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With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends start to become a part of the household.

73 1994 115
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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

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In late 20th-century San Francisco, a 200-year-old vampire tells his story of desire, love, yearning, grief, terror and ecstasy to a young reporter, weaving the story that has come to be known as Interview with the Vampire.

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