Biography of Kirsten DunstKirsten Dunst is an American actress, whose career began in early childhood. In the course of time, she, unlike many child actors, has not lost popularity and remained sought-after. Kirsten is known for her role as Mary Jane in «Spider-Man» and Marie-Antoinette in the drama of the same name.
Early yearsKirsten Caroline Dunst was born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, on April 30, 1982. Her father, Klaus Dunst, supervised the medical care service, and her mother, Inez, worked as a flight attendant. They divorced when Kirsten was a schoolgirl. In 1993, the future actress along with her mother and younger brother Christian moved to Los Angeles.
Acting careerKirsten’s debut in cinema was the miscellaneous film «New York Stories» (1989). Despite the sonorous names of the film directors: Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, and Martin Scorsese, it was difficult to call it a great success. The six-year-old actress did not even get into the final credit titles. But in the same year, she had the opportunity to voice the central character in the American dubbing of the notorious anime «Kiki’s Delivery Service» directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
Interesting factsThe actress supports the US Democrats and agitates for a candidate from this party at every election. Besides this, she calls upon Americans to go to the polling stations and participate more actively in the life of the country.
In 2008, there were rumors about the drug and alcohol addiction of the actress, according to which she allegedly was treated for several months in a rehabilitation center. Kirsten had to make a statement disproving this information. She actually spent some time in the clinic but struggled not with bad habits, but with depression.