Anna Helene Paquin (born July 24, 1982) 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.
Evan Peters of FX series American Horror Story joined the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past.
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Despite being on hiatus until June, HBO's True Blood has continued to garner speculation over how its sixth season will ultimately play out.