Kirsten Dunst, who has been known for her role as Mary Jane in the Spider Man movies, was born on 30th April 1982. Kirsten has been famous for playing numerous roles which have become classics and have inspired others in the later years. As an American actress, Kirsten has also been known to be a model, who had stepped into the film industry for the first time in the year 1989. This film debut for Kirsten had come when she had been selected to play a role in the short segment of the New York Stories Anthology (from 1989).
Her debut had been highly praised but her lead roles had come later after the anthology movie by director Woody Allen had been released. Her child roles had continued after the Woody Allen film but she had started to see popularity after she had been selected to play the role of Claudia, a child vampire who had to be a main character in the horror movie with the title “Interview with the Vampire” (released in 1994). The role of Claudia had made her so popular that she had also earned her one of the first nominations for the Golden Globe Award.
Kirsten Dunst Net Worth 2023
Kirsten has spent a large time in the Hollywood industry as she has done multiple films where she had been a part of the crew as a child actress. The main roles which had been responsible to help her see the popularity and increase in her fans worldwide have included the likes of Little Women in 1994, Small Soldiers in 1998, etc. She had also started to change the type of roles which she had been choosing to start taking a new direction where she could start with teenage roles.
There have been several movies in which she had led the story with a teenage role, as it has been stated. This has included a wide range of satirical stories and movies such as “Dick (1999 comedy)”, Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), etc. After this, she had also been a part of the 2000 teen comedy, which has later evolved to become a cult classic among the Americans, with the title “Bring It On”. This had been followed by her supporting roles which have also been praised by her fans such as in the movie “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, which had come out in the year 2004.
Kirsten Dunst Bio & Earnings Overview
|Born||30th April 1982|
|Birthplace||New Jersey, US|
|Known For||Role of Mary Jane in Spider Man Movies (2002)|
|School||Notre Dame High School|
|Awards||MTV Movie Award, Saturn Award, etc.|
|Listed||50 Most Beautiful People in 2002 by People Magazine|
|Weight||Over 50 kg|
|Net Worth||Over 30 million USD|
Kirsten Dunst Early Life, Age & Family
Kirsten had born as Kirsten Caroline Dunst, as mentioned on the birthdate 30th April 1982 in New Jersey. She has spent most of her early childhood years growing up in the Point Pleasant borough in the state of New Jersey, where she had been raised by her parents, namely, Inez Rupprecht and Klaus Dunst. Her father had worked in the medical services while Dunst’s mother had worked as a professional flight attendant, a gallery owner and an artist. Both of Dunst’s parents have the German roots in common while her mother also has a Swedish descent.
It has been stated that Kirsten had lived in the Brick Township, which has been also the place where she had completed some of her schooling. She had left the township with her family after she had turned 11 years old, thus, she had also left the township school called the Ranney School. After moving to LA, she had started to take acting classes, while at the same time, also attending the Notre Dame High School. Dunst had later graduated from the same school in the year 2000.
Kirsten Dunst Career Beginnings & Breakthrough
Kirsten’s career had begun by the time she had turned 3 years old, as at that time, she had been selected as a child model in various commercials on TV. She had been signed with the Elite Model Management Agency and the Ford Models, for this purpose. In the year 1988, she had also appeared in a late night TV show as the granddaughter of the 41st US President, George Bush. In the same year after sometime, she had also been able to complete her feature film debut with a small role in the anthology by Woody Allen, Oedipus Wrecks, which had been one third part of it.
She had her breakthrough after she had been a part of the “Interview with the Vampire” cast, which had also given her a chance to work with Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. After the release, her role as Claudia, the surrogate daughter who is a child vampire, had received huge praises. It had also been mentioned that many critics had chosen to acclaim her performance at a small age. As a result of her performance, she had been given the MTV Movie Award for the year’s Best Breakthrough Performance. She has also been noted for her most successful film till date, where she played Mary Jane in the year of 2002, with the movie trilogy “Spider Man”.
Kirsten Dunst Latest News
In the recent reports, it has been mentioned that the Academy Award winner actress and artist is now gearing up for her next big role of her career, in the upcoming Alex Garland’s film, titled as “Civil War”. The upcoming Garland’s movie has been known to be one which is going to be completely packed with action and epic performances by all. There has been very less information about the action-epic which is going to take its audience into a near future of the nation. It has been mentioned that there are several other stars which have been selected to be a part of the film which has included the likes of Wagner Moura, Cailee Spaeny, Stephen McKinley, etc.