August 12, 1980
Malibu, California, United States
Dominique Swain (born August 12, 1980) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as the title character in the 1997 film adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's novel , and as Jamie Archer in the film Lolita . Face/Off
Early life [ edit ]
Swain was born on August 12, 1980 in
Malibu, California, the daughter of Cindy and David Swain, Sr., an electrical engineer. She has two sisters, Chelsea (born 1982/1983) and Alexis (born 1978/1979), and a stepsister and -brother from her father's first marriage. Swain grew up in Malibu where she attended [1 ] Malibu High School, and enjoyed playing sports, making art, and listening to music. Her parents are separated. [2 ]
In 1997, Swain starred in the
second screen adaptation of as Dolores "Lolita" Haze. She was 15 during filming and her performance was praised by critics. Lolita [3 ] [4 ] She starred in the [5 ] drama film in which she plays a high-schooler who is determined to lose her virginity in 1998. Girl In 2009, Swain appeared in [6 ] Starz Inside: Sex and the Cinema which discussed the depiction of sex in film. That same year, she was featured in the movie [7 ] Noble Things, a movie about the country star Jimmy Wayne Collins, which also starred country musician Lee Ann Womack. Swain also starred in the [8 ] horror/ slasher film as the main character, Christie Wallace. Fall Down Dead She starred in [9 ] Monte Hellman's romance thriller in 2010. Road to Nowhere In 2011, Swain was featured in [10 ] David Ren's action thriller The Girl from the Naked Eye. She starred in the [11 ] direct-to-video science fiction film in 2012. Nazis at the Center of the Earth In 2013, Swain starred in [12 ] Gregory Hatanaka's drama film as Gena Townsend. Blue Dream [13 ]
Currently, Swain is set to star in the independent action film
Skin Traffik alongside Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Eric Roberts and Michael Madsen and slasher film [14 ] The 6th Friend. [15 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
In 1998, Swain was in a relationship with Charlie Bambrook.
Philanthropy [ edit ]
In 2001, at the age of 21, she became the youngest person to pose nude for
PETA's "I'd Rather Go Naked than Wear Fur" campaign. [17 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Face/Off Jamie Archer
Lolita Dolores 'Lolita' Haze
Girl Andrea Marr
Intern Jocelyn Bennett
Smokers, The The Smokers Jefferson Roth
Happy Campers Wendy
Mean People Suck Kate
Tart Cat Storm
Pumpkin Jeanine Kryszinsky
Dead in the Water Gloria
New Best Friend Sidney Barrett
Plain Dirty Inez Macbeth
As Virgins Fall Ellen Denver
Job, The The Job Emily Robin
Freediver, The The Freediver Maggie
Out of Season Kelly Phillips
Locrian Mode, The The Locrian Mode Jill
Alpha Dog Susan Hartunian
All In Ace
Pacific and Eddy, The The Pacific and Eddy Chelsea
White Air Christie
Fall Down Dead Christie Wallace
Also associate producer
Noble Things Amber Wades
Stuntmen Mindy Danger
Road to Nowhere Nathalie Post
Private War LCpl. Roberts
Girl from the Naked Eye, The The Girl from the Naked Eye Alissa
Blue Dream Gena
Rock Story Sammy Carlson
Fatal Instinct Aly
6 Ways to Sundown Steph Garcia
Spreading Darkness Fiona Funari
Skin Traffik Anna Peel
The Mourning The Suited Woman
Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre Honey
Widows Amanda Brandt
Short film, post-production
The 6th Friend Heather
Hunted Alexandra Hayes
A Horse Trail Sydney
Boone: The Bounty Hunter Olivia
State of Desolation Tina
Embers Woman in the Long Dress
Magik Calysta (voice)
Post-production, also writer
Television [ edit ]
Music videos [ edit ]
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Dominique Swain Biography (1980-)". Filmreference.com . Retrieved 2010-03-28.
^ Gliatto, Tom (August 17, 1998). "Problem Child". People 50 (5): 57 . Retrieved September 6, 2014.
^ Anderson, Kyle (August 18, 2009). "‘Lolita’ Invades America: Wake-Up Video". MTV . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ Berardinelli, James (1998). "Review: Lolita (1997)". Reel Reviews . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ James, Caryn (July 31, 1998). "Movie Review: Lolita (1997) TELEVISION REVIEW; Revisiting a Dangerous Obsession". The New York Times . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ Buchanan, Kyle (May 18, 2010). "Director of Obscure Dominique Swain Movie Refashions Himself as Tea Party Martyr". Movieline . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ MacIntyre, April (November 4, 2009). "Starz Inside: Sex and the Cinema unzips on November 10". Monsters and Critics . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ "Lee Ann Womack Steps Off The Stage And Onto The Big Screen". iCelebZ.com. March 10, 2009 . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ ". "FALL DOWN DEAD" Release News" Oh My Gore!. October 18, 2009 . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ Anderson, John (May 12, 2010). "Elder Statesman’s New Story". The New York Times . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ Allen, Michael (July 11, 2011). "Action Thriller The Girl from the Naked Eye Serves Up Cold Revenge". 28 Days Later Analysis . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ "Dominique Swain and Jake Busey Find Nazis at the Center of the Earth". Dread Central. December 1, 2011 . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ Brown, Todd (February 2, 2013). "MAD COWGIRL Director Returns With BLUE DREAM". Twitch Film . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ McNary, Dave (August 13, 2013). "Eric Roberts, Daryl Hannah, Mickey Rourke to Star in ‘Skin Traffik’ (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ Turek, Ryan (August 13, 2013). "Dominique Swain Tops Cast of the Slasher Film The 6th Friend". Shock Till You Drop . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ Colman, David (September 27, 1998). "A NIGHT OUT WITH: Dominique Swain; The Age of Insouciance". The New York Times . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
^ Malkin, Marc S. (December 17, 2001). "December 17, 2001". New York . Retrieved March 21, 2014.
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