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Kirsten Dunst        

Actress Known for "Spider-Man," "The Power of the Dog" & "Civil War"

Kirsten Dunst is an American actress. She first gained recognition for her role as child vampire Claudia in the horror film "Interview with the Vampire," which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She also had roles in her youth in "Little Women" and "Jumanji."

Dunst transitioned to leading roles in teen films of 1999, the satires "Dick" and "Drop Dead Gorgeous" and the Sofia Coppola-directed drama "The Virgin Suicides." After leading the cheerleading film "Bring It On." Dunst gained wider attention for her role as Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man" trilogy. Her career progressed with a supporting role in "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," followed by a lead role in Cameron Crowe's tragicomedy "Elizabethtown," and as the title character in Coppola's "Marie Antoinette".

In 2011, Dunst starred as a depressed newlywed in Lars von Trier's drama "Melancholia," which earned her the Cannes Film Festival Award For Best Actress. In 2015, she played Peggy Blumquist in the second season of the FX series "Fargo," which earned Dunst a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. She had a supporting role in the film "Hidden Figures," and leading roles in Coppola's "The Beguiled" and in the dark comedy series "On Becoming a God in Central Florida," for which she received a third Golden Globe nomination. She earned her fourth nomination for a Golden Globe and first nomination for an Academy Award for her performance in the psychological drama "The Power of the Dog." Dunst also stars in Alex Garland's 2024 action film "Civil War."


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Kirsten Dunst has offended feminists with her recent comments about traditional gender roles in her May cover story for Harper's Bazaar UK.
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Kirsten Dunst seems to have a more traditional perspective when it comes to gender roles.

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