Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on February 23, 1994 in Conyers, Georgia. Dakota got her start at age 5 after appearing in a Tide commercial. She did small roles until she got her big break in 2001 in I Am Sam. Since then she has gotten steady work starring in many varied roles mostly in films. She is also the big sister of Elle Fanning.
Places to learn more about Dakota: IMDB, Wikipedia & Lovely Dakota.