Kirsten Dunst (born 1982) is an American actress, model, and singer.
She made her film debut in Oedipus Wrecks, a short film directed by
Woody Allen for the anthology New York Stories. At the age of 12, Dunst
gained widespread recognition playing the role of vampire Claudia in
Interview with the Vampire. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress for this performance. That year she
appeared in Little Women, to further acclaim. Dunst achieved
international fame as a result of her portrayal of Mary Jane Watson in
the Spider-Man trilogy. Since then her films have included the romantic
comedy Wimbledon, the science fiction drama Eternal Sunshine of the
Spotless Mind and Cameron Crowe's tragicomedy Elizabethtown. She played
the title role in Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette, and she starred in
the comedy How to Lose Friends & Alienate People. In 2001, Dunst made
her singing debut in the film Get Over It, in which she performed two
songs. She also sang the jazz song "After You've Gone" for the end
credits of the film The Cat's Meow.
Read the rest of this article:
Today's selected anniversaries:
The Peace of Rueil was signed, signaling an end to the opening episodes
of the Fronde, France's civil war, after little blood had been shed.
Japan annexed the Ryūkyū Kingdom into what would become the Okinawa
World War II: The Lend-Lease Act was signed into law, allowing the
United States to supply the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China,
France and other Allied nations with vast amounts of war material.
President Sukarno of Indonesia was essentially ousted by Suharto and
the military after being forced to sign the Presidential Order
Supersemar, giving Suharto authority to take whatever measures he
deemed necessary to restore order during the Indonesian killings.
A series of simultaneous bombings on Cercanías commuter trains killed
191 people and wounded more than 1,800 in the Spanish capital of
Wiktionary's word of the day:
(medicine) Having an abnormally high concentration of sodium (or salt)
in blood plasma
Wikiquote quote of the day:
All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust,
sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than others.
Show replies by date