Anna Helene Paquin (born July 24, 1982,) is a Canadian/New Zealander actress, best known as [[Characters/XMenFilmSeriesXMenOriginalTimeline Rogue]] in the ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'', ''Film/TrickRTreat'', and Sookie Stackhouse in ''Series/TrueBlood''. She has also appeared in ''Film/TwentyFifthHour'' and ''Film/BuffaloSoldiers''. She is also the second-youngest person to ever win an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward (1993 Best Supporting Actress at the age of 11, for her role in ''Film/ThePiano'', which was her ''first ever'' acting role).

!!Associated Tropes:

* DyeHard/DyeingForYourArt: She is naturally a brunette, but has been a blonde since starring in ''Series/TrueBlood''.
* FakeNationality: She is [[FlyAwayHome seldom]] without one.
** Has a Southern Accent in ''X-Men'', ''True Blood'' and ''Roots''.
** Attempted an American accent as Sheeta in ''Anime/CastleInTheSky'', but the results were more of an odd mix of American/New Zealand.
** Bostonian upper-class in ''Film/FindingForrester''.
** Scottish accent in ''Film/ThePiano''.
** English accent in ''Film/JaneEyre'' and in the English dub of ''Anime/{{Steamboy}}''.
** Spanish accent as a young Queen Isabella in ''Amistad''.
** General American accent in ''Film/AlmostFamous'' and ''Film/TwentyFifthHour''.
** Averted in ''Film/FlyAwayHome'', where she got to use her (at the time) natural New Zealand accent.
** A western drawl as a cowgirl tyrannosaur in ''WesternAnimation/TheGoodDinosaur''.
* MsFanservice: Not a lot is left unseen of her during the seven seasons of ''True Blood''.
* RomanceOnTheSet: With ''Series/TrueBlood'' co-star Stephen Moyer. He played Bill Compton, Sookie's main love interest on the show for the first three seasons. The two married in 2010 and she gave birth to twins in 2012. Ironically, while most ''True Blood'' fans adore the fact that they're together, the pairing of their ''characters'' on the show (Sookie x Bill) has largely become NoYay.