Dakota Blue Richards

Dakota Blue Richards

  • Born on
    • April 11th, 1994
​Dakota Blue Richards (born 11 April 1994) is an English actress. Ten thousand girls turned up for open auditions in Cambridge, Oxford, Exeter and Kendal for the role of Lyra Belacqua in the adaptation of 'His Dark Materials: Northern Lights' to the film 'The Golden Compass (2007)'. In June 2006, twelve-year-old Dakota, a Londoner schoolgirl, was awarded the part after the casting directors' took a shine to her in the Cambridge auditions. Her mother is an American anthropologist.

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Acting (6 Credits)

2019Beecham House as Margaret Osbourne
2014The Quiet Hour as Sarah
2013Lightfields as Eve
2008The Secret of Moonacre as Maria Merryweather
2008Dustbin Baby as April
2007The Golden Compass as Lyra Belacqua

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