Dakota Blue Richards Biography
Birthday: April 11, 1994 (Aries)
Born In: South Kensington, London, England
Dakota Blue Richards is an English actress known for portraying Lyra Belacqua in the film ‘The Golden Compass’ and Franky Fitzgerald in the third generation cast of British teen drama ‘Skins’. She has also been extensively active on stage, performing in productions of plays like ‘Arcadia’ and ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’. A London native, Richards grew up in Sussex. She attended a few drama classes at her school but mostly received acting lessons on the weekends. She also skipped school for auditions. ‘The Golden Compass’ was her first on-screen appearance as an actress. While the film garnered a lukewarm response, Richards received widespread positive reviews for her performance. In the following year, she made her small screen debut in the television film ‘Dustbin Baby’. She also appeared in the fantasy film ‘The Secret of Moonacre’ in the same year. Since then, she has established herself as a prominent young actress in all three mediums of performing arts and has received multiple awards for her acting.