KIRSTEN DUNST Biography - Theater, Opera and Movie personalities


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Kirsten Dunst spent the early part of her life growing up with her brother Christian by the New Jersey seashore. Her mother is an artist, and her dad a Medical Services executive. She began her career with modeling and commercial work at three years of age, and continued in that area of the business until six. Some time in 1989 she moved to Los Angeles with her mother and brother when her parents divorced, and eventually got work on television series such as Star Trek and Sisters.


She made her film debut in New York Stories, quickly becoming a sought-after child actor. But it was her role in Interview With The Vampire opposite Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt, that grabbed the attention of filmgoers. Her performance even made Tom Cruise remark in a People Magazine interview, “We’re all in awe of her maturity as an actress.


There seems to be the experience of a 35-year-old actress in the body of this little girl.” But aside from her exceptional talent when it comes to acting, Kirsten Dunst is a very down-to- earth young lady, who likes doing much the same as anyone her age, like hanging out with her friends, listening to Jewel and Alanis Morissette, and playing with her pets. Dunst hopes to have a long career as an actress, but she also has her eye on directing, producing, and writing.