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ANNA PAQUIN

Anna Paquin’s work in film, television, and theatre has proven her to be an extraordinary and diverse performer. Paquin recently shot The Parting Glass which she co-produced and co-starred alongside Cynthia Nixon, Denis O’Hare, and Ed AsnerPaquin recently wrapped Bellevue, a CBC detective eight-part drama series set in a blue-collar Canadian town, and can be last seen as ‘Nancy Holt’ in HISTORY’s remake of Roots in May 2016.  She was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award for her role.

For seven seasons, Paquin starred in the HBO drama True Blood for which she won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – DramaPaquin’s other television credits include starring in the CBS Hallmark Hall of Fame movie The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler and HBO's original film Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

Additional film credits include Night Four; Margaret; X-Men; X-Men 2; and X-Men: The Last Stand; The Squid and The Whale; 25th Hour; Finding Forester; Almost Famous; Amistad; Buffalo Soldiers; A Walk on the Moon; Fly Away Home; Jane Eyre; The Romantics; and Straight A’s. Paquin also starred in and co-produced Blue State with her brother Andrew, under their banner Paquin Films. Paquin’s film debut in Jane Campion's The Piano led to her winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at the age of 11.
 
In 2014, Paquin and Stephen Moyer, through their production company CASM, signed a two-year, first-look deal with HBO to develop series, films, and miniseries that they will produce, direct, and star in. In 2013, Paquin starred in Free Ride, which she produced through CASM. Based on a true story, the film follows Christina (Paquin), an abused single mother in the 1970s who is caught up in the Florida drug trade. 

On stage, Paquin performed the lead in The Glory of Living for director Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Other stage credits include Kenneth Lonergan’s This Is Our Youth, After Ashley directed by Terry Kinney, and Neil Labute's The Distance from Here.