Dafne Keen is a British-Spanish actress who is best known for her part in the drama series, The Refugees. She kicked off her acting career in 2014.
Dafne Keen Short Bio: Age, Parents, Height
The 15-years-of-age actress was born as Dafne Maria Keen Fernandez on 4 January 2005, in Madrid, Spain. She is the daughter of her British actor father, Will Keen, and Galician actress, theatre director and writer mother, Maria Fernandez Ache. Her parents have a lot of experience in both theatre and television which has helped Dafne on her career proceedings.
Dafne Keen wishes Spanish Mother’s Day to her mom on 5 May 2019 (Picture: Dafne’s Instagram)
Standing tall at a height of 4 feet and 11 inches (1.5 meters), Dafne Keen made her passion come true after auditioning for the television roles from a young age.
Career In TV And Movies
Dafne Keen’s career breakthrough came as Ana “Ani” Cruz Oliver in the drama television series, The Refugees, in 2015. She appeared in 7 episodes in between 2014 and 2015 and shared the screen with her actor father. Eventually, Dafne landed a career-defying big-screen break as Laura, the child clone of Wolverine in the 2017 American superhero film, Logan. It was a fascinating moment for the young gun as she got to share the screen with one of the great actors, Hugh Jackman.
Dafne Keen as Laura on Logan (Picture: IMDB)
From 2019, Dafne portrays Lyra Belacqua/Silvertongue in the fantasy drama television series, His Dark Materials. Furthermore, her recent movie appearance was as Ana in the comedy-drama flick, Ana, which hit the USA theatres on 3 January 2020. With the present and future acting projects in her hands, the young actress is sure to amass considerable net worth in a short time.
Is She Dating Anyone?
The actress is too young to start off any dating and relationship affairs. At the age of 15, Dafne has landed more than a handful of acting projects which highlights her desire and determination to embrace her professional career. She is doing so great being focused on her professional growth, which is the right thing to do considering her mounting popularity.
Some Interesting Facts About Dafne Keen
- Her paternal great-grandfather was Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe and her aunts are poet Alice Oswald and writer Laura Beatty.
- She was discovered for her role in Logan after an extensive casting call to find a 12-year-old girl with martial arts, tumbling and acrobatic skills
- Dafne bagged the 2018 Empire Awards for Best Female Newcomer for her part on Logan.
- Besides acting, she is an award-winning gymnast.