Anna Paquin Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

24th November 2015

Quote: "It's kind of a pretty bold thing to do with your little, very sheltered, shy child. It wasn't necessarily something that they were 100 per cent sure about. In fact my mom's pretty much only in the last 10 years stopped asking me if I's absolutely sure I want to be an actress." Oscar winner Anna Paquin on her parents' decision to allow her to shoot The Piano when she was 10.

29th October 2015

Quote: "We met screen testing for the show. We were both single at the time, and there was just this kind of spark. I didn't see her for three months, and she had gone from having dark hair to this beautiful blonde, and I had gone from being blond to this dark vampire. By day three or four - oh, this is going to sound so syrupy - but I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life with her. It was within seconds, really, and it just became a thing." It was love at first sight for actor Stephen Moyer, who knew he wanted to marry now-wife Anna Paquin upon meeting her on the set of their vampire show True Blood. The couple wed in 2010.

27th July 2014

Fact: Actress Kristin Bauer Van Straten struggled to hold back the tears on Saturday (26Jul14) as she joined her True Blood castmates for their last appearance together at California's San Diego Comic-Con event. The hit vampire drama recently wrapped production on its seventh and final season, which is currently airing in the U.S., and the stars of the show, including Stephen Moyer, Anna Paquin and Deborah Ann Woll, used their panel discussion to reminisce about their time on the series.

9th June 2014

Tweet: "Proud to be a happily married bisexual mother. Marriage is about love not gender." Bisexual actress Anna Paquin, who is married to her True Blood co-star Stephen Moyer, celebrates the start of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride month.

12th June 2013

Fact: The names of Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer's twins have finally been revealed - the tots are called Poppy and Charlie. The True Blood stars decided to keep their names and gender a secret since they welcomed the pair last summer (12).

1st June 2012

Quote: "It's always amazing. I love my kids so much and that fact that (sic) Anna is pregnant just adds more crazy to the bundle of fun." Stephen Moyer is excited about becoming a dad again. His wife Anna Paquin is expecting their first child, and the actor already has two kids from a previous relationship.

11th September 2011

Quote: "(With The Piano) I just kind of showed up on the film set and did what I was told, and I didn't really know why everyone was making such a big deal. The acknowledgment as an adult really feels like it's more mine... That was all my work." Anna Paquin felt more gratified scooping a Golden Globe for True Blood in 2009 than she did landing an Academy Award for her debut in The Piano - because she was just 11 when she won the Oscar.

30th June 2011

Quote: "Maybe it should be weird, simulating sex with your husband in front of people, but it's really not. When it's a love scene with someone you actually love, there's no feeling like, 'Can I touch him here, can I touch him there?' You know what your boundaries are - or what they aren't, I suppose." Anna Paquin on filming love scenes with husband and True Blood co-star Stephen Moyer.

30th June 2011

Quote: "My sexuality is something I'm completely comfortable with and open about. There's a lot of prejudice toward us but the more people talk about it, the less of a big deal it will be. And that will be better for everyone." Actress Anna Paquin on her bisexuality.

23rd June 2011

Quote: "I get to sign boobs a lot. I get to bite boobs, occasionally, when I'm allowed. If my missus is there and she approves of the person, I get to bite boobs... and necks." TV vampire Stephen Moyer only agrees to bite True Blood fans' boobs for photo opportunities if his wife and co-star Anna Paquin allows him to.

11th February 2011

Quote: "Occasionally, I will be in social situations where someone thinks it's really adorable to find my acceptance speech on YouTube and play it. I generally turn 15 shades of red and leave the room screaming, 'Stop it, stop it, stop it!' I was so overwhelmed. It's such an interminably long time to sit still, even for an adult." Anna Paquin on winning an Academy Award for The Piano when she was just 11.

22nd November 2010

Quote: "If I wake up in the middle of the night, and I'll kind of feel the light and I'll open my eyes and it'll just be the glow of the computer, and she's even shopping in her sleep! She loves it." Stephen Moyer on his wife Anna Paquin's shopping habits.

30th August 2010

Quote: "It was a great day. It couldn't have been better." Stephen Moyer on his wedding to TRUE BLOOD co-star Anna Paquin last weekend (21-22Aug10).

23rd August 2010

Quote: "I've had 10 piercings in my ear, and a bellybutton pierce (sic), and a tongue ring. My tongue, as it turns out, is not really appropriate for piercing, because the webbing is too close to the font, and the bottom barbell kept hitting against my teeth... and it gave me a lisp, which isn't great as an actress." Anna Paquin on her history of piercings.

19th August 2010

Quote: "I rock the patch, even though I don't pretend to think that on the 18th hour of shooting anyone on set gives two flying whatevers that I have my t**s out." Anna Paquin wears a modesty patch to cover up her boobs during naked scenes on hit vampire drama True Blood.

11th August 2010

Quote: "Actually Steve and I were so amused by it that we got it for everyone on the cast and crew as a wrap gift." Anna Paquin and her fiance Stephen Moyer gifted their TRUE BLOOD castmates with a porn film spoof of the hit U.S. vampire series called Tru: A XXX Parody.

18th June 2010

Quote: "I grew up in an open-minded, supportive family, so my sexuality was never stigmatised or scary or out of bounds. I'm comfortable with who I am, and it's not an issue." Anna Paquin has never found her bisexuality to be a problem.

18th January 2010

Fact: Actress Anna Paquin was celebrating at the Golden Globes after just passing her driving test.

26th November 2009

Quote: "It's one of the perks of the job I guess." Josh Duhamel on landing kissing scenes with Anna Paquin and Katie Holmes in new movie THE ROMANTICS.

13th November 2009

Quote: "I knew some people in town, but wasn't based there. So I'm basically alone (in a hotel) and the other person I'm doing all my scenes with happens to be seven doors along." Stephen Moyer's relationship with TRUE BLOOD co-star Anna Paquin was meant to be.

12th November 2009

Quote: "I was like, 'Can't you just be flattered that they think you would be pregnant?' But the next time we went out, she wore the most fitted dress." Anna Paquin was horrified to hear rumours she was expecting a baby, according to her fiance Stephen Moyer.

2nd November 2009

Quote: "It's been a gradual evolution for me. It's probably weird for people to watch if they have an image of me as a little girl." Anna Paquin's fans may be uncomfortable seeing her naked in TRUE BLOOD because they know her as a child star in movie The Piano.

7th September 2009

Quote: "I still don't drive. I ride my bike. It's becoming less socially acceptable for me not to have a driver's licence. The drop-dead cut-off is 30. If I'm not driving by then, I am going to have to start lying about it." Actress Anna Paquin still can't drive at the age of 27.

7th September 2009

Quote: "I still don't drive. I ride my bike. It's becoming less socially acceptable for me not to have a driver's licence. The drop-dead cut-off is 30. If I'm not driving by then, I am going to have to start lying about it." Actress Anna Paquin still can't drive at the age of 27.

2nd September 2009

Quote: "Nobody can speak when TRUE BLOOD is on." Lindsay Lohan is a big fan of Anna Paquin's vampire drama.

26th August 2009

Quote: "My uterus is really flattered that everyone cares, but sorry no occupants." Anna Paquin continues to dismiss stories she's expecting fiance Stephen Moyer's baby.”

24th August 2009

Quote: "People are incredibly literal sometimes in how they view you. You have dark hair and pale skin? You must be brooding. The second you dye your hair blond and get a spray tan, people treat you as if you're a bit stupider and happier." Actress Anna Paquin on superficial Hollywood.

24th August 2009

Quote: "It's like, I'm sorry, maybe there are a lot of women who keep their bras on while they have sex. I don't happen to be one of them. I don't think the naked body is particularly shocking or interesting." Anna Paquin on stripping off for new TV show TRUE BLOOD.

4th July 2009

Fact: Oscar winner Anna Paquin's new movie is a family affair - Open House is directed by her brother Andrew Paquin and co-stars boyfriend Stephen Moyer.

2nd July 2009

Quote: "When I was a boy, I loved boxing, and I've gotten Anna into it. She won't stop until she's gnawed your stumps off. I tell you, my girl is hardcore." TRUE BLOOD actor Stephen Moyer is proud of his co-star and real life love interest Anna Paquin's fighting spirit.

10th March 2009

Quote: "Filming X-Men was amazing. Can you imagine what it was like starting your day walking into the make-up room and giving a good morning kiss to Halle Berry, Rebecca Romijn and Anna Paquin? Can you imagine how good that felt?" Patrick Stewart had great fun on the set of X-Men.

31st October 2008

Quote: "I've very rarely done the Halloween thing. I'm usually working, and my job is like Halloween every day." Actress Anna Paquin's on-screen characters keep her in costume enough throughout the year.

15th May 2006

Quote: "I never actually watched that show (Frasier). But he has a very distinctive voice. It was actually more like 'SIDESHOW BOB is THE BEAST?' That was cool." X-MEN star Anna Paquin loved working alongside Kelsey Grammer's dulcet tones.

14th May 2006

Quote: "She's blue and fabulous. If I looked like that I would be naked and let people paint me blue." Anna Paquin is a fan of her X-Men co-star Rebecca Romijn's naked body. The former model appears naked and painted blue as MYSTIQUE in the X-Men films.

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