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Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst


Date of Birth:
Apr 30, 1982

Place of Birth:
Point Pleasant, New Jersey, United States


Jesse Plemons (2016–present, Engaged)


Los Angeles, California, United States

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Kirsten Dunst - Summary Details

Kirsten Caroline Dunst (; born April 30, 1982) is an American actress. She made her film debut in Woody Allen's short film Oedipus Wrecks 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 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...

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Kirsten Dunst Spider-Man 2 Interview

"It would actually be really interesting if SPIDER-MAN died. Why doesn't the superhero ever die? I think if Mary Jane was alone, pregnant and he died, she could give...

Kirsten Dunst Wimbledon

Kirsten Dunst wearily admits to being a bit thorny. Her last interview of

Lars von Trier Melancholia Interview

In this beautiful movie about the end of the world, Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire, and...

Topher Grace Spider-Man 3 Interview - Eddie Brock aka Venom

Topher Grace has evolved since his early days on The Seventies Show, and now, hair bleached blonde, Grace dons the Venom dark Spidey suit as he pits his unscrupulously...

Tobey Maguire Spider-Man 3 Interview

Though it is evident that Tobey Maguire does not exactly relish publicity, the still neatly attired and often introspective star of the franchise that launched him,...

Sam Raimi Spiderman 3 Interview

Sam Raimi has come a long way since his Living Dead movies. Putting his own unique visual stamp on the Spider-Man franchise, Raimi has cemented himself as one of...

Tobey Maguire Spider-Man 2

Tobey Maguire is not one from shying away from how he feels about the media.

The Two Faces Of January DVD

Drawn to Colette’s beauty and impressed by Chester’s seeming wealth and sophistication, Rydal accepts an invitation to dinner with the couple.

How To Lose Friends And Alienate People Review

Wimbeldon DVD

From the makers of Love Actually and Bridget Jone's Diary comes a charming and funny tale of romance across the net.

Spiderman Review

It is rare that a much-hyped Hollywood blockbuster actually lives up to the hype, but here comes Spider-Man to change all that. Sam Raimi's visually inventive take on...

Mona Lisa Smile

Academy Award®-winner Julia Roberts heads an all-star cast featuring Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Marcia Gay Harden in Mona Lisa Smile, an...

Tobey Maguire Spider-Man

Having seen Tobey Maguire's work in the likes of "Cider House Rules" and "Wonderboys", it is no surprise that many scoffed at the casting of the actor in the title...

Marie Antoinette DVD

Thanks to Sony Pictures Home Entertainment here is your chance to wint 'Marie Antoinette' Pack including Marie Antoinette DVD, t-shirt, feather pen and nail polish.

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Joel (Jim Carrey) is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine (Kate Winslet) has had her memories of their tumultuous relationship erased.

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