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Kirsten Dunst


Kirsten Dunst is an American actress who has starred in over 40 films.  A true force in the industry, she has tackled all genres, both in front of and behind the camera, and to this day continues to produce unique and meaningful work.   

Dunst can next be seen in A24’s CIVIL WAR, directed by Alex Garland. The film follows a team of journalists who travel across the United States during a rapidly escalating second civil war that has engulfed the entire nation. CIVIL WAR is set to release this April.

In 1994, she made her breakthrough performance alongside Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise in INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE earning her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the age of 12.  In the following years, Dunst continued starring in a series of big screen projects, including JUMANJI opposite Robin Williams, cult classic DROP DEAD GORGEOUS, the rebellious Lux Lisbon in Sofia Coppola’s THE VIRGIN SUICIDES, and DICK opposite Michelle Williams.  Perhaps her most iconic role was that of Torrance Shipmen in the hit comedy BRING IT ON.

Alongside Tobey Maguire, Dunst starred as Mary Jane Watson in the hit blockbuster trilogy SPIDER-MAN, directed by Sam Raimi.  She went on to land roles in such films as ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, and in Sofia Coppola’s historical drama MARIE ANTOINETTE. Cannes Film Festival awarded Dunst the Best Actress Award for her performance as Justine in Lars von Trier’s drama, MELANCHOLIA. Dunst then went on to star in Theodore Melfi’s HIDDEN FIGURES, which won a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast. That same year, she teamed up with Sofia Coppola for a third time for THE BEGUILED, starring alongside Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, and Elle Fanning.       

In addition to Dunst’s extensive film career, she also starred as Peggy Blumquist in the second installment of the critically acclaimed FX crime comedy-drama FARGO, for which she won a Critics’ Choice Award and received both Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations. Other television credits include Showtime’s dark comedy ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA produced by Grant Heslov and George Clooney.

Dunst can most recently be seen in Jane Campion’s THE POWER OF THE DOG on Netflix starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch and Jesse Plemons. For her portrayal of Rose, Kirsten was nominated for an Academy Award, SAG Award, Critics Choice Award and Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actress.

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Events featuring Kirsten Dunst
Events featuring Kirsten Dunst