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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fact: Actress Kirsten Dunst is taking voice lessons with a view to recording an album later this year (07).
Fact: Kirsten Dunst is in negotiations to play American relief worker MARLA RUZICKA who was killed in Iraq by a suicide bomber.
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.
Quote: "I'm dating myself and I'm learning to like me." Kirsten Dunst insists she's enjoying the single life.
Fact: Famed designer MANOLO BLAHNIK created the selection of elaborately detailed shoes presented to Kirsten Dunst in her new movie MARIE ANTOINETTE.
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.
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.
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.
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>
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>
Fact: <p>SPIDER-MAN star Kirsten Dunst is currently taking tap-dancing lessons. </p>
Quote: <p>"What straight boy would pose in Cosmo?" Actress Kirsten Dunst questions the sexuality of males gracing the pages of Cosmopolitan magazine. </p>
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>