Dakota Blue Richards

11 Apr 1994


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'. 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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Filmography (3 titles)

(movie, 2008)
···The Secret of Moonacre
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Science Fiction, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Maria Merryweather)
(movie, 2008)
···Dustbin Baby
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as April)
(movie, 2007)
···The Golden Compass
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Lyra Belacqua)