Dakota Blue Richards (born 11 April 1994) is an English actress. Her debut was in the film The Golden Compass, as the lead character Lyra Belacqua. She was also cast as the lead of two other films, Dustbin Baby and The Secret of Moonacre, the latter of which was released...Wikipedia
Born: 11th April, 1994, Brighton, England, UK
Height: 5' 1½" (156 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Golden Compass, The Secret of Moonacre, Dustbin Baby, Five Miles Out
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•Dakota didn`t want to be an actress. She wanted to be Lyra.
•Dakota`s first interview was with Newsweek. Her mother sat beside her, with her publicist nearby. Dakota showed the interviewer the `Snoopy dance.`
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Embark on a heroic journey to save humanity as The Golden Compass arrives on DVD from New Line Home Entertainment on April 29, 2008. The sweeping family fantasy follows a curious young heroine, Lyra Belacqua, and her quest to protect the coveted Golden Compass – the last of a mystical, powerful device that can unveil the truth, reveal what others wish to hide and even see the future. Lyra`s courageous nature and determination to protect the device – and rescue her best friend – open the door to an adventure that will take her over sky and ocean to the... Read More
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"Chris rang and told my mum to put it on speaker phone, and she hung up on him by accident. And then he called back and he said, `Dakota is going to be Lyra.` My aunt and my cousin came round and I was very excited. And then I think I played `The Sims` on the computer."
"We had to stand in a big circle and the casting directors asked everyone their name and questions like, `What would your daemon be?` and, `Have you read the book?` And then some of the group had their pictures taken, including me, and then we had to read a couple of pages of script for the camera. Then another girl and I got to read another piece. I was quite nervous. I didn`t even want to breathe because I didn`t know if something was going to go wrong." (on The Golden Compass auditions)