Kirsten Dunst

Biography

Kirsten Caroline Dunst was born on April 30, 1982, in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. For such a young actress she has made a deep impression on the world of Hollywood and her career reads more like that of a much more mature actress.

In 1990 Kirsten landed a role in The Bonfire of the Vanities, with Bruce Willis and Melanie Griffith. Although her first major role was in the 1994 was in the film adaptation of Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire with major A-list actors like Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. kirsten also starred in the in jumanji in 1995. The films kept flowing in as casting and directors found the yound Miss Dunst to be "what they were looking for" in Anastasia (1997), Virgin Suicides (2000 - Directed by Sofia Coppola), Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), Luckytown (2000), Bring It On (2000) and Get Over It (2001).

Then came Siderman! Arguably the biggest movies of all time and yond Miss Dunst landed the role of Spidermans love interest Mary Jane Watson. The first Spiderman was released in 2002 to much critical acclaim.

After her role in Levity (2003), Kirsten was seen in Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) with Jim Carrey, Wimbledon (2004), and again as MJ in Spider-Man 2 (2004).

Spiderman 2 followed and this year we see the release of Spiderman 3 Directed by Sam Raimi and starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Thomas Haden Church, and Topher Grace.



Biography by Contactmusic.com
Read More
0
1
Subscribe to Kirsten Dunst alerts

Kristen Dunst and Jesse Plemons to Star in Fargo Season 2 on FX

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 11th December 2014

Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons have signed on to appear in season 2 of FX's critically acclaimed drama Fargo. The follow-up to the debut season - an adaptation of the Coen brothers movie - will...

Tags: Kirsten Dunst - Jesse Plemons

Season 2 Of 'Fargo' To Star Kirsten Dunst And Jesse Plemons

by Ed Biggs | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 11th December 2014

Following the huge success of the first season, it’s been announced that Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons will be the headline stars of the second season of ‘Fargo’.Director Noah Hawley’s adaptation of the Coen brothers’...

Tags: Kirsten Dunst - Fargo - Jesse Plemons

'The Two Faces of January' Could Be The Finest Patricia Highsmith Adaptation Yet

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 16th May 2014

American-born but Europe-based, the novelist Patricia Highsmith wrote 22 novels and eight collections of short stories, most of which deal with characters who are badly compromised morally. So it's natural that her work has been...

Tags: Viggo Mortensen - Kirsten Dunst

The Two Faces of January

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 16th May 2014

This sun-drenched thriller is much more than a pretty picture: it's also a slow-burning story about moral compromises that worms its way under the skin. Based on a Patricia Highsmith novel, there are clear parallels...

Tags: Viggo Mortensen - Kirsten Dunst - Oscar Isaac - Daisy Bevan - David Warshofsky - Tim Bevan

The Two Faces Of January

Video | 12th May 2014

Chester MacFarland is a wealthy businessman whose business ventures are often far from lawful. During a vacation to Athens, Greece with his wife Colette, the pair meet a handsome young man named Rydal who works...

Tags: Viggo Mortensen - Kirsten Dunst - Oscar Isaac - David Warshofsky - Daisy Bevan - Hossein Amini

Met Gala 2014 Fashion: The Good, The Bad, The We're Not Quite Sure [Pictures]

by Sophie Miskiw | News | Fashion / Beauty | 7th May 2014

Fashion’s biggest annual event took place last night. The Met Gala 2014 is probably the glitziest event of the year, Oscars included, and gives the celebs the chance to really go to town with their...

Tags: Kim Kardashian - Blake Lively - Amber Heard - Johnny Depp - Kirsten Dunst - Kristen Stewart

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Video | 17th December 2013

The legend of San Diego's Channel 4 news team may have long since dissolved over the years, but anchors Ron Burgundy, Brian Fantana, Brick Tamland and Champ Kind are set to return as part of...

Tags: Will Ferrell - Steve Carell - Paul Rudd - John C Reilly - Jim Carrey - Harrison Ford

'Anchorman 2' Sydney Premiere Sees Stars Out For Ron Burgundy [Trailer + Pictures]

by Lauren James | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 25th November 2013

Anchorman 2: The Legend of Ron Burgundy is almost here and the long-awaited sequel to the oft-quoted movie premiered in Sydney, Australia, to give fans down under a chance to see their fictional newsroom heroes...

Tags: Will Ferrell - Paul Rudd - Steve Carell - David Koechner - Kirsten Dunst - Kristen Wiig

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - International Trailer

Video | 23rd October 2013

The news used to be a noble profession before the likes of Ron Burgundy with his set of San Diego anchors Brian Fantana, Brick Tamland and Champ Kind took over. Now it's all about scandal,...

Tags: Will Ferrell - Steve Carell - Paul Rudd - John C Reilly - Jim Carrey - Harrison Ford

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - Horsepower Clip

Video | 8th October 2013

Ron Burgundy compares a Dodge Durango's horsepower to that of an actually horse before insulting it and challenging it to a staring contest in the new clip from upcoming 'Anchorman' sequel 'Anchorman 2: The Legend...

Tags: Will Ferrell - Steve Carell - Paul Rudd - John C Reilly - Jim Carrey - Harrison Ford

Ron Burgundy Returns To Pen 'Classy' Memoirs Before 'Anchorman' Sequel Release

by Elinor Cosgrave | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 14th August 2013

Ron Burgundy, the fictional anchorman starring in the film of the same name, is to pen a satirical memoir.Will Ferrell and Christina Applegate filming on the set of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.Ron Burgundy is...

Tags: Will Ferrell - Paul Rudd - Harrison Ford - James Marsden - Nicole Kidman - Kirsten Dunst

Anchorman 2

Video | 19th June 2013

Ron Burgundy, Brian Fantana, Brick Tamland and Champ Kind have now hit the eighties and things are a little different. The legendary San Diego news anchors are now embarking on a different project, as part...

Tags: Will Ferrell - Steve Carell - Paul Rudd - Jim Carrey - Harrison Ford - Liam Neeson

Anchorman 2

Video | 20th May 2013

Ron Burgundy, Brian Fantana, Brick Tamland and Champ Kind return in this hilarious sequel to 2004's 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy' which saw Ron land himself a hot girlfriend, get attacked by a bear...

Tags: Will Ferrell - Steve Carell - Paul Rudd - Jim Carrey - Harrison Ford - Liam Neeson

Is Cannes Really Cannes Without Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'?

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 16th May 2013

A Still From Lars Von Trier's Controversial New Movie 'Nymphomaniac'In 2011, Lars Von Trier was the undisputed headline maker at the Cannes Film Festival, though for all the reasons. "What can I say, I understand...

Tags: Lars Von Trier - Charlotte Gainsbourg - Kirsten Dunst - Willem Dafoe - Shia LaBeouf

For Kirsten Dunst, Kissing Brad Pitt Was Disgusting

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 28th March 2013

We don’t think it would be a stretch to suggest that most women would love a little kiss with Brad Pitt – he’s a perennial Hollywood hunk after all. But when you’re 10-years old, that...

Tags: Kirsten Dunst - Brad Pitt

Kirsten Dunst, Brad Pitt: At Least She Didn't Get Cooties From That Kiss

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 28th March 2013

Kirsten Dunst did not enjoy kissing Brad Pitt during the filming for Interview with the Vampire, way back in 1993. Blasphemy! Sacrilege! Well, to be fair, the actress was only 10 at the time, so...

Tags: Kirsten Dunst - Brad Pitt

Upside Down's Stunning Visuals Don't Quite Make Up For Plot Holes

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 15th March 2013

Upside Down is a tale of love between two opposing worlds, pushed together. Not in the "Wherefore art thou, Romeo?" kind of way, the movie actually means two worlds, opposite gravity pulls, he walks on...

Tags: Kirsten Dunst

Emma Watson Pole Dances! 'The Bling Ring' Trailer Now Unleashed

by Holly Williams | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 8th March 2013

'The Bling Ring' trailer is finally here giving us a glimpse of Emma Watson's latest role in this bad-girl summer flick directed by Sofia Coppola.This crime drama flick sees teen delinquents Nicki, Rebecca, Marc, Sam...

Tags: Emma Watson - Sofia Coppola - Paris Hilton - Lindsay Lohan - Audrina Patridge - Orlando Bloom

Upside Down

Video | 29th January 2013

Adam lives in the only solar system that has two twin planets with opposite gravitational pulls. The Down world is the poorer, underclass world that resides below the Up world; a upper class, corporate world...

Tags: Kirsten Dunst - Jim Sturgess - Neil Napier - John MacLaren - Don Jordan

Hot Tickets! US Movie Releases: Will Tom Cruise Make Or Break 'Jack Reacher'? Is 'This Is 40' As Good As 'Knocked Up'?

by Hayley Avron | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 21st December 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is riding high in the US box office charts (way higher than its nearest competitor, Rise of the Guardians) this week and it’s unlikely that will change, though there are...

Tags: Tom Cruise - Judd Apatow - Paul Rudd - Melissa McCarthy - Megan Fox - Ewan McGregor

Kristen Stewart Doesn't Stop For Photos Outside 'On The Road' NY Premiere

Footage | 14th December 2012

The main cast of 'On The Road' are snapped on arriving outside the New York premiere. Among them were Sam Riley, Kirsten Dunst, Garrett Hedlund and Kristen Stewart.All the stars stop to pose for snaps...

Tags: Kristen Stewart - Sam Riley - Kirsten Dunst - Garrett Hedlund

On the Road

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 12th October 2012

Despite the skill behind and in front of the camera, a badly constructed script flattens this film version of Jack Kerouac's iconic 1957 novel. It's beautifully shot and sharply played by the starry ensemble cast,...

Tags: Sam Riley - Garrett Hedlund - Kristen Stewart - Kirsten Dunst - Tom Sturridge - Danny Morgan

Shailene Woodley: Not Unemployed For Long, Confirmed for The Amazing Spider-Man

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 11th October 2012

In a tumultuous day, Shailene Woodley found herself unemployed for all of two hours at the most, when 'Secret Life of the American Teenager' was cancelled, before it was revealed that she has been offered...

Tags: Shailene Woodley - Emma Stone - Kirsten Dunst

Bachelorette

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 7th September 2012

It's easy to see this comical romp as Bridesmaids meets The Hangover, but there's a bit more to it than that. It's a genuinely silly film with a rather simple plot, as three women try...

Tags: Kirsten Dunst - Isla Fisher - Lizzy Caplan - Rebel Wilson - James Marsden - Adam Scott

On The Road

Video | 13th August 2012

Sal Paradise is an ambitious young writer trying to find his place in the world. After his father passes away, he decides to seek out new experiences desperate to stay away from the mundaneness of...

Tags: Sam Riley - Garrett Hedlund - Kristen Stewart - Kirsten Dunst - Viggo Mortensen - Amy Adams

Kirsten Dunst Has Male Bodyguard Carry Her Bag

Footage | 16th November 2011

Actress Kirsten Dunst (Spiderman; Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind; Interview With A Vampire) is seen leaving the Chelsea Lately studios in Los Angeles. A male bodyguard carries a pink bag that looks to be...

Tags: Kirsten Dunst

Melancholia

Video | 31st August 2011

In a grand castle located in the beautiful countryside, Justine and Michael have married. They enter their reception to cheers and applause and everyone agrees that Justine has never looked happier or more beautiful. The...

Tags: Kirsten Dunst - Charlotte Gainsbourg - Kiefer Sutherland - Charlotte Rampling - John Hurt - Alexander Skarsgard

Back to top

Kirsten Dunst Images

More Kirsten Dunst Pictures

Back to top

Kirsten Dunst Interviews

Spider-Man 3, Kirsten Dunst, Video Interview

10th May 2007

Spider-Man 3Kirsten DunstVideo InterviewReleased in cinemas across the UK on May 4th, 2007Columbia Pictures' Spider-ManT...

Kirsten Dunst Plays Mary Jane Watson In Spider-Man 3, Interview

18th April 2007

Kirsten Dunst Plays Mary Jane Watson In Spider-Man 3InterviewKirsten Dunst has been acting since she...

Back to top

Advertisement

Comments

libran's picture

libran

Born in Pt. Pleasant, NJ, yes, but raised in Brick, NJ. Also attended the Ranney School in Tinton Falls (Somehow all that's always left out, as though her mother is ashamed of it).

6 years 11 months ago
Report
View Comments