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Dakota Blue Richards

​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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Apr 11, 1994 In Chelsea, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie What The Butler Saw 2020-04-10
Known For
Poster of Five Miles Out
Poster of The Secret of Moonacre
Poster of Skins
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Movie What The Butler Saw Geraldine 2020-04-10
Series Beecham House Margaret Osbourne 2019-06-23
Movie The Quiet Hour Sarah 2016-06-24
Movie ChickLit Zoe 2016-09-02
Movie The Fold Eloise Ashton 2014-03-28
Movie Girl Power Cass 2014-08-09
Series Lightfields Eve 2013-02-27
Series Endeavour WPC Shirley Trewlove 2013-04-14
Movie Five Miles Out Cass 2009-11-14
Movie The Secret of Moonacre Maria Merryweather 2008-09-06
Movie Dustbin Baby April 2008-12-21
Series Skins Francesca "Franky" Fitzgerald 2007-01-25
Movie The Golden Compass Lyra Belacqua 2007-12-04
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14