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Kirsten Caroline Dunst is an American actress, who also holds German citizenship. She was born on April 30, 1982 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, to parents Inez (née Rupprecht), who owned an art gallery, and Klaus Dunst, a medical services executive. She has a younger brother named Christian Dunst, born in 1987. Her father is German, from Hamburg, and her mother, who is American, is of German and Swedish descent.
Interesting Facts about Kirsten Dunst
- Turned down the role of Angela Hayes in American Beauty (1999), which went to Mena Suvari.
- Opened up about her stint at the Cirque Lodge Treatment Center in Utah, saying that she sought help for depression, not for drug or alcohol abuse.
- Her favorite movies are Annie Hall (1977) and Edward Scissorhands (1990), whilst her favorite television series are Friends (1994), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) and Da Ali G Show (2000).
- Attended and graduated from Notre Dame High School, a private Catholic high school in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California (June 2000). Rachel Bilson graduated a year earlier. Another former student was Katharine McPhee.
- Hosted the MTV Movie Awards in 2001 along with Jimmy Fallon.
- The only daughter of Klaus Hermann Dunst (b. West Germany), medical services executive for Siemens, and wife Inez Rupprecht, flight attendant for Lufthansa, artist and once owner of an art gallery. Her parents separated in 1993. Following this, she lived with her mother and younger brother, Christian Dunst, in Southern California.
- Stated that her personal favorite film of hers is Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994).
- Ever since her role in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), leading man Tom Cruise has sent her a coconut cake every year at Christmas which has become known as “The Cruise Cake” in the Dunst household.
- Auditioned along with Kate Hudson to replace Sarah Polley for the role of Penny Lane in Almost Famous (2000), she did not get the role but Cameron Crowe later said this was “very, very close”.
- Is a huge fan of the television series The Office (2001) and admits she is a huge fan of Ricky Gervais.
- Named one of Teen People magazine’s “25 Hottest Stars Under 25” (2002).
- She and Jack Black were considered for Land of the Lost (2009). Dunst was in Jumanji (1995) and Black was in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017).
Personal Quotes by Kirsten Dunst
Everybody smokes! Models, actresses, everyone! Don’t they realize that it’s gross? I understand it’s an addiction, but it still pains me to see my friends do it.- Kirsten Dunst
You don’t really know who you’re going to fall in love with at what time in their life. They can be the worst off they’ve ever been in their life, but you can’t help who you fall in love with. That’s part of the excitement of life – new people, new experiences.- Kirsten Dunst
You know that feeling when you wake up in the morning and you’re excited for the day? That’s one of my main goals in life.- Kirsten Dunst
It’s always nice when people appreciate your work because it means you’ve affected them, which is great. And so that feels good.- Kirsten Dunst
I’ve never had a teenage rebellion; I’m not that type of person. I always work out my problems in a conscientious way.- Kirsten Dunst