Dakota Blue Richards can be described as an English actress. She was born on April 11, 1994, and she had her debut when she featured in the film titled The Golden Compass. In the film The Golden Compass, she played the lead role as Lyra Belacqua and later on, she featured in two other films .
These two films were Dustbin Baby and The Secret of Moonacre. It must also be noted that Dakota Blue Richards also played the role of Franky Fitzgerald in the third generation of the E4 teen drama Skins.
Dakota Blue Richards was born at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in the Fulham Road, London.Later on, her family moved to Sussex and that was where she had her education at the Newlands School.
She also attended St. Paul’s Primary School in Brighton, and later Blatchington Mill School in Hove and KBis Theatre School in Brighton. According to Dakota Blue Richards, she suffered at the hands of bullies at school due to her ginger hair.
Late in 2008, she attended the “Our Space” camp of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (in the Lake District). The camp brings together teenagers to discuss human rights and discrimination
Films to the credit of Dakota Blue Richards include Beecham House (2019), 52 Story Minutes (2018), ChickLit(20116), The Quiet Hour(2014) and Girl Power(2014).
Others are The fold (2013), Lightfields(2013), Endeavour (2012), Five Miles Out(2009), The Secret of Moonacre(2008) and Dustbin Baby (2008).
Since 2010, Dakota Blue Richards has lent her support for Action for Children, a charity in the United Kingdom helping vulnerable young people overcome injustice and deprivation. She also supports The Young Actors Group that was opened in 2014.
London Film Critics Circle. She was also nominated for Best Performance in a Feature Film-Leading Young Actress of the 2008 Young Artist Award. In the same year, she was nominated for the Saturn Award of the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films. In 2011,
Dakota Blue Richards was nominated as Best Actress for the TV Choice Awards and Royal Television Society (RTS).