Kirsten Dunst Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


7th June 2016

Fact: Kirsten Dunst brought a little flower power to the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Awards in New York on Monday (06Jun16) when she complemented her metallic Rodarte gown with purple and yellow orchids, which dangled from one ear. The blooms were reportedly flown in from Los Angeles so the actress could wear them on the red carpet.


9th March 2016

Quote: "I'm supposed to be directing this year, next year... around then, I'm doing a project. I can't talk about it yet, but I'm terrified but also so excited." Actress Kirsten Dunst has mixed feelings about preparing to step behind the camera for her first feature-length film. She previously revealed the mystery project is still in the rewriting stage.


18th November 2015

Quote: "I appreciate old-fashioned manners. I want a guy to pay for dinner and open the door for me. I love the masculine. I've dated men who had more of a feminine side. And it didn’t work." Kirsten Dunst in what she looks for in a man. The actress is currently dating Pan star Garrett Hedlund.


19th October 2015

Quote: "She was a judge at a cheerleading competition. I was like, 'Oh, no wonder when I see her around, she's nice to me!'" Kirsten Dunst didn't realise Rihanna was among the cast of the second Bring It On sequel. The Spider-Man star appeared in the original film.


14th October 2015

Fact: Kirsten Dunst modelled for the cover of Ann M. Martin's 1986 book The Babysitter's Club: Claudia & the Phantom Phone Calls when she was a toddler. She recalls, "We did a photoshoot and then they made it look like a painting."


14th October 2015

Quote: "I'd get to work and be like, 'Jesse, what happened with this...?' (and he'd say), 'I didn't really like this girl', and, 'Oh yeah, she was told to tune down her voice...' but then I learned real juice, like who was dating who - shocking couples... I can't even say." Kirsten Dunst was thrilled to learn her onscreen husband in the new season of Fargo was Jesse Plemons - one of the stars of her favourite TV series, Friday Night Lights, and she grilled him for on-set gossip. Ironically, Dunst's boyfriend, Garrett Hedlund, appeared in the 2004 Friday Night Lights movie.


13th October 2015

Quote: "I live in Calgary and it's cold, so I ordered in a lot of pizza... and I just had different of cheeses and breads together... I just sat in my bed, watched (TV series) Friday Night Lights, and, like, ate." Actress Kirsten Dunst on how she gained weight for her role in the second season of cult U.S. TV drama Fargo, which premiered on Monday night (12Oct15).


6th August 2015

Quote: "We’ve been together for three and a half years, so, yes, it’s going really well. We’re the same age. We have similar backgrounds. He feels like family to me." Kirsten Dunst on her boyfriend, actor Garrett Hedlund.


16th September 2014

Quote: "It was two years ago now, she's totally recovered from breast cancer... I'm lucky as a daughter that I had the resources and financially that I could do anything she needed. It's a real blessing." Actress Kirsten Dunst is grateful to have been able to pay for top treatment for her mother Inez during her cancer battle.


6th August 2014

Quote: "I have a girlfriend who lives in London and we sit in bed all day, watching movies and ordering food in. Not everyone can do that. Some people are like, 'I have to get outside, I have to do something.' And I'm like, 'I'm actually fine not doing anything.' I lost that part of myself." Actress Kirsten Dunst has traded in her old ways of partying for lazy nights indoors.


6th August 2014

Quote: "I'm in baby mode because two of my really good friends are pregnant right now. One of them is pretty chilled and the other's like, 'I can't wait to have a glass of wine!' I love it though. We've already picked her girl's name, it's done! I think 33 is a good age to have your first baby." Actress Kirsten Dunst, 32, is sharing the stress of pregnancy with two of her best friends.


14th May 2014

Quote: "We'd go swimming in the sea and there were a lot of cats in Greece and I love cats so I'd feed cats with my boyfriend (actor Garrett Hedlund) and stuff." Actress Kirsten Dunst made friends with local felines while shooting new movie The Two Faces Of January in Greece.


11th September 2013

Fact: Jason Sudeikis is set to romance Kirsten Dunst in new romantic comedy Sleeping With Other People. The film will feature the actor as a womaniser who strikes up a friendship with a serial cheater, played by the Spider-Man beauty.


26th June 2013

Fact: Kirsten Dunst has given fans a glimpse into her private life by opening an account on Instagram.com. The actress uploaded several images on Tuesday (25Jun13), including snaps from her New Year (13) celebrations.


18th December 2012

Quote: "So here we are, the two of us - Kirsten and Kristen. We really liked one another and got along great. She's terrific. Emotional and free. I took her under my wing like she's my sister." Kirsten Dunst looked after her younger On The Road co-star Kristen Stewart.


10th August 2012

Fact: Hollywood actress Kirsten Dunst was among the crowd cheering on America's Olympic basketball team at the games in London on Thursday (09Aug12). The Spider-Man star was courtside at the North Greenwich Arena for the match between the U.S.A. and Australia. The American team won and scored a place in the semi-finals.


2nd February 2012

Quote: "I actually borrowed a dress from Sofia Coppola - a beautiful John Galliano burgundy dress that she had worn to the Golden Globes. I was a very lucky girl." Actress Kirsten Dunst was the belle of the ball with her designer dress at her high school prom.


23rd January 2012

Quote: "I have the confidence as a 29-year-old of knowing that I can work and make money. That's something most women my age don't have. That's a big deal. It's amazing that I can help my family. My grandmother lives with my mother in a gorgeous house. I am afforded these luxuries and I'm very young." Kirsten Dunst is proud of the life her career has afforded her.


23rd January 2012

Quote: "I grew up on film. Most people have a photo here and there and maybe some video footage from a birthday. I think the best thing about my job is that I have my life documented, which not many people get to have." Kirsten Dunst is delighted her formative years were caught on camera.


30th November 2011

Quote: "I like my legs. I like wearing short dresses and high heels. And I think I have good hair." Actress Kirsten Dunst on her best assets.


30th November 2011

Quote: "I hate red carpet photographs... They take away my cheekbones. I just become a moonface. I hate those photos so much. I always look terrible. And they don't know angles on faces. There is no artistry to it. I hate them." Kirsten Dunst hates posing for pictures at film premieres.


29th November 2011

Quote: "It's harder to dress if you have boobs. I usually cover them. When you have a beanpole body everything looks cute. Like Alexa Chung. I like her style but she's really tall and skinny so everything looks good on her." Kirsten Dunst on her personal style icon.


17th November 2011

Quote: "I'm a big R.E.M. fan. Now Michael Stipe is my neighbour and wants to be my friend!" Actress Kirsten Dunst is excited about befriending her new neighbour.


16th November 2011

Quote: "I would love to get married one day! I like a gentleman. My friend just got engaged to someone from the South, and he won't let us open a door, and I love it. These East and West Coast boys need to learn!" Actress Kirsten Dunst is looking for love with a good-mannered guy.


11th November 2011

Quote: "He likes to, instead of giving you hugs, he likes to give everyone a little pat on the butt, just a little love tap... and sometimes he likes to pull his pants down and make everyone laugh... I remember once on set... he decided to pull his pants down for the whole crew and run around a little... He kept running around me." Kirsten Dunst on working with eccentric Melancholia director Lars Von Trier.


9th November 2011

Quote: "Right now, I'm at my mom's house... in Toluca Lake. My mom, my grandma and my aunts - they're visiting - and my cousin lives there... and three cats. Things are really looking up for me." Actress Kirsten Dunst on living with her relatives in California.


8th November 2011

Quote: "It's interesting as an actress; you're supposed to be sensitive and vulnerable and have this side to you. But then you're supposed to be super sociable and 'on' and, like, nice to everybody. That's a weird dichotomy. It's a lot to ask of a person. It's not a normal thing." Kirsten Dunst on her 2008 bout with depression that forced her to take a break from Hollywood.


3rd November 2011

Quote: "It's not something that's a fun topic - and you can never really explain it honestly. Maybe one day when I'm an old fart and write a book or something..." Actress Kirsten Dunst on her past battles with depression which led to a rehab stint at the Cirque Lodge in Utah.


1st November 2011

Fact: Actors Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst are set to reunite for upcoming independent thriller Cities, six years after their box office flop Elizabethtown. The film, about greed and ambition, will also star Clive Owen.


4th August 2011

Quote: "I'd so love to do it, but I'm not stressing. Debbie was 30 when Blondie started." Kirsten Dunst is still onboard to play Debbie Harry in a planned biopic, despite delays to start the project.


4th August 2011

Quote: "I love my snaggle fangs! They give me character and character is sexy. People comment, but the only person who ever told me to fix them was my mum. They can be s**tty about stuff because they love you. I just went my own way, like daughters do." Kirsten Dunst is happy with her crooked teeth, despite nagging from her mum to straighten her smile.


12th April 2011

Fact: Hollywood actress Kirsten Dunst bares all for her new movie Melancholia. The Spider-Man star is seen completely naked in several clips from the upcoming Lars Von Trier film, which sees Dunst plays a woman plunged into a deep depression as her relationship with her sister deteriorates.


31st December 2010

Quote: "He said he'd consider taking a ship with a helicopter on it, just in case it sinks. It would be so hilarious if I were the one who somehow got him to to come to America." Kirsten Dunst on her efforts to try and persuade notorious non-flyer Lars Von Trier to visit her native U.S.A. after starring in the Swede's Melancholia.


31st December 2010

Quote: "It became such a spectacle. It should have been so simple - put the guys who jacked our stuff in jail. But then I had to go to court, where I was made to look like a stupid actress." Kirsten Dunst on the nightmare of her theft trial, which ended with the conviction of Jimmy Jimenez, who stole the actress' Balenciaga bag and its contents from a hotel room.


26th December 2010

Quote: "I'm part German, so my mother makes mashed potatoes and bratwurst. It's very festive. We play games. Santa's always been in my life. When I was young and didn't care how Santa came, I remember he arrived at our house in a fire truck." Kirsten Dunst on her festive family Christmas traditions.


30th November 2010

Quote: "I don't have a goal for the next 10 years, except I want to have kids. I would like to direct." Kirsten Dunst sets out her ambitions.


22nd January 2010

Quote: "It's sad to see it end. I think for Sam it was time for him to move on and so we're all going to move on with him. But we've had a good 10 years." Spider-Man star Kirsten Dunst on the news that director Sam Raimi and leading man Tobey Maguire have quit the superhero franchise.


18th November 2009

Quote: “It would be nice to see him, but we’re not good friends.” Kirsten Dunst hasn't kept in touch with her ex-boyfriend, Jake Gyllenhaal.


4th November 2008

Quote: "Being famous can be isolating. I was 11 when I started acting, and I've always been surrounded by adults and people I'm trying to please. It can make you feel very lonely. You're constantly wondering if people are using you." Actress Kirsten Dunst, 26, on the trials of living in the limelight.


15th October 2008

Fact: The grand opening of celebrity-owned Hollywood restaurant Shin was a star-studded affair on Tuesday night (14Oct08) with guests including Kirsten Dunst, Bijou Phillips, singers Adam Levine and will.i.am, and rocker Joel Madden. The Korean BBQ eatery is part-owned by Mark Ronson, Gerard Butler and The Strokes' Julian Casablancas.


30th September 2008

Quote: "Basically, what they're doing is swallowing mean pills as soon as they type something mean about someone that they don't like." Kirsten Dunst doesn't approve of nasty tabloid journalism.


11th September 2008

Quote: "I can't wait to have kids one day. I want to have kids and a farm with lots of animals on a lake." Actress Kirsten Dunst has big plans for family life.


11th September 2008

Quote: "Listen, I'm happy single or not single. Everyone has to get to the point where they love themselves. Now I love me, so I'm okay." Hollywood actress Kirsten Dunst doesn't need a man in her life.


19th July 2008

Quote: "We joked that you could probably buy action figures of all of us." British comedian/actor Simon Pegg, the star of the upcoming Star Trek film, jokes about starring alongside IRON MAN's Jeff Bridges, Spider-Man's Kirsten Dunst and Megan Fox from the Transformers franchise in HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS + ALIENATE PEOPLE.


22nd April 2008

Quote: "I have a different outlook on marijuana than America does. I've never been a major smoker, but I think America's view on weed is ridiculous. I mean, are you kidding me? If everyone smoked weed, the world would be a better place." Actress Kirsten Dunst is an advocate of marijuana.


12th February 2008

Quote: "Kirsten told me about the amazing atmosphere, and nights she's had there singing and drinking beer. She said it's like a big family." Kirsten Dunst recommended the Hawley Arms pub in Camden, London to fellow actor Orlando Bloom. The pub was unfortunately destroyed by fire on Saturday (09Feb08).


19th January 2008

Quote: "The roles I want usually go to Kirsten Dunst, Keira Knightley, Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman or Kate Bosworth... These are all girls I respect. I think they're cute, good actresses and I admire their fashion sense." Former THE O.C. star Rachel Bilson on her competition.


12th October 2007

Fact: MARIE ANTOINETTE stars Kirsten Dunst and Jason Schwartzman have recorded a duet cover version of THE TURTLES' Happy Together for the soundtrack of the actress' directorial debut WELCOME - a horror story starring Winona Ryder.


7th September 2007

Quote: "In my last two films I've had Kirsten Dunst (HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE) and Thandie Newton (RUN, FAT BOY, RUN) as my love interest. It really gives hope to pudgy (fat) little ordinary guys everywhere." British comedian Simon Pegg hopes others will have the same luck in finding their leading ladies.


6th August 2007

Fact: Kirsten Dunst is such a huge Yusuf Islam fan she named one of her cats, CAT STEVENS, after him.


26th April 2007

Quote: "If I was Mary Jane from the comics I'd be walking around in lingerie saying, 'Hey tiger' all day." Kirsten Dunst on her Spider-Man character's comic portrayal as a sex symbol.


26th April 2007

Fact: Kirsten Dunst will make her moviemaking debut this summer (07) when she directs her first short film, a ghost story. Talented Dunst has also written the screenplay for the project.


24th April 2007

Quote: "I got attention from cooler guys. Blondes attract everybody, but redheads attract guys who are more interesting. They're usually sweet and nerdy." Kirsten Dunst loved being a redhead.


23rd April 2007

Quote: "I just feel like an old lady. All I want to do is stay at home and veg out." Spider-Man actress Kirsten Dunst feels well beyond her 24-years.


23rd April 2007

Quote: "It would be really interesting if Spider-Man died. Why doesn't a superhero ever die?" Actress Kirsten Dunst wonders why comic book heroes always live to save the day.


10th April 2007

Quote: "Our feet were higher than our heads and we had to be kiss and be all lovey-dovey; I was just like wanting to throw up." Kirsten Dunst admits kissing Tobey Maguire in Spider-Man 3 left a lot to be desired.


18th March 2007

Quote: "I think TOBEY would do it, of course he would." Kirsten Dunst is convinced her Spider-Man co-star Tobey Maguire will return for a fourth movie.


16th March 2007

Quote: "She chose me. So anyone who disputes that choice can take it up with her." Kirsten Dunst was hand-picked by Blondie rocker Deborah Harry to play her on the big screen.


15th March 2007

Fact: Actress Kirsten Dunst is taking voice lessons with a view to recording an album later this year (07).


12th January 2007

Fact: Kirsten Dunst is in negotiations to play American relief worker MARLA RUZICKA who was killed in Iraq by a suicide bomber.


31st October 2006

Quote: "Everyone in LA is so adorned these days - scarves, sunglasses, bangles. Some mornings, I have to stop myself and think, 'Do I have too much stuff on?'" MARIE ANTOINETTE star Kirsten Dunst on the dangers of over-accessorising in Los Angeles.


30th October 2006

Quote: "I'm dating myself and I'm learning to like me." Kirsten Dunst insists she's enjoying the single life.


24th October 2006

Fact: Kirsten Dunst is in talks to play Blondie star Deborah Harry in a new biopic of the punk queen's life, according to Hollywood trade magazine Daily Variety


26th September 2006

Fact: Kirsten Dunst and The OC star Rachel Bilson attended the same Sherman Oaks, California high school, Notre Dame.


11th September 2006

Fact: Famed designer MANOLO BLAHNIK created the selection of elaborately detailed shoes presented to Kirsten Dunst in her new movie MARIE ANTOINETTE.


8th September 2006

Quote: "I would always have a glass of champagne before I went to bed, which I normally never do... I tried to be decadent." Kirsten Dunst on how playing tragic French queen MARIE ANTOINETTE influenced her daily life.


22nd August 2006

Quote: "I would get sore throats every morning just from inhaling all the hairspray!" Kirsten Dunst suffered to achieve her opulent hairdos playing ill-fated French queen MARIE ANTOINETTE.


22nd August 2006

Fact: Director Sofia Coppola insisted Kirsten Dunst add a modern twist while she was playing tragic French queen MARIE ANTOINETTE - she had the star wear Converse sneakers underneath her lavish gowns.


26th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I'd move to France and watch over his lookalikes." SPIDER-MAN star Kirsten Dunst ponders an alternative career as a nanny to Johnny Depp's children. </p>


26th October 2005

Quote: <p>"Any flashy car turns me off in general. It's just so not (environmentally) conscious. You can't be a very thoughtful person when people are being killed in Iraq for oil and you're driving a Hummer." Actress Kirsten Dunst refuses to date men who drive oil-guzzling vehicles. </p>


17th October 2005

Quote: <p>"This is the worst thing ever to have your pasty white body on a rag magazine." Actress Kirsten Dunst doesn't like seeing her bikini-clad body in magazines. </p>


15th October 2005

Fact: <p>SPIDER-MAN star Kirsten Dunst is currently taking tap-dancing lessons. </p>


12th October 2005

Quote: <p>"What straight boy would pose in Cosmo?" Actress Kirsten Dunst questions the sexuality of males gracing the pages of Cosmopolitan magazine. </p>


10th October 2005

Quote: <p>"What people don't know is he's such a dork... He's so sweet and goofy, and he loves his dog." Kirsten Dunst doesn't buy ELIZABETHTOWN co-star Orlando Bloom's image as a sex symbol. </p>


19th September 2005

Quote: <p>"Each generation wants somebody to look up to, a dream boy who they can fall in love with. And Orlando's just that guy right now." Kirsten Dunst on her ELIZABETHTOWN co-star Orlando Bloom. </p>


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