Anna Helene Paquin born on July 24, 1982 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is a Canadian-born New Zealand actress. Paquin's first critically successful film was The Piano, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1994 at the age of 11 – the second youngest winner in history. Her acting career took off almost half a decade later when she appeared in a string of successful films including She's All That, Almost Famous and the X-Men franchise.
Paquin has received critical acclaim for her role as Sookie Stackhouse in the HBO series True Blood, for which she won the 2008 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama.
Her latest Hollywood release is Scream 4 where she is performing along with David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Emma Roberts, Courteney Cox, Anthony Anderson, Hayden Panettiere, Adam Brody, Rory Culkin, Alison Brie, Erik Knudsen, Marielle Jaffe, Mary McDonnell, Nico Tortorella, Marley Shelton, Aimee Teegarden, Brittany Robertson, Shenae Grimes, Lucy Hale, Kristen Bell, Roger L. Jackson, Nancy O'Dell.