May 3, 2010

Dakota Fanning Checks Out NYU

Dakota Fanning, one of the top child actresses, is growing up now, and getting ready to go to college, as she tours schools including a recent trip to check out NYU.

Her movie career continues to thrive, but she wants to expand her intellect as well and get the full academic experience, by going to school.

She follows in the footsteps of other actors like Natalie Portman, who successfully sought out nigher learning while continuing to be an a-list actress.

Dakota Fanning Checks Out NYU

Once, many years and a couple of jobs ago, Intel Chris interviewed Dakota Fanning at a premiere of one of her movies, Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story. She was 11. Intel thought of that moment today when we read on that Dakota took a tour of NYU's Gallatin School. Because we don't tend to believe most starlets really have the self-possession to make it through four years of college (even a "make up your own curriculum" one like Gallatin. The Olsen twins couldn't manage it!). But there's something about that Dakota Fanning that makes us think she could be one of the rare actresses to qualify for the Natalie Portman Exception...

Dakota Fanning Checks Out NYU

Posted at May 3, 2010 3:08 AM