From her acting debut along with her father to her breakthrough role in the movie Logan, Dafne Keen is undoubtedly following the footsteps of her parents.
Spanish born-British actress, Dafne is known for depicting the role of Laura in the 2017 Marvel Entertainment flick, Logan. The movie did not only serve as her breakthrough character but also helped her bag the 2017 MTV Best Duo Awards along with famous actor, Hugh Jackman.
Acting Nuances Comes From Her Parents
Besides making a name for herself through her acting, Dafne is also known as the daughter of British actor Will Keen and Spanish actress Maria Fernandez Ache. Her parents got married on 10 August 2002, and have already completed 16 years together.
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Her father is acknowledged for his role portrayal of David Williams in the 2006 romantic comedy, Love and Other Disasters and Surgeon in the 2015 horror flick, Victor Frankenstein.
Dafne’s mother, Maria is also a famous face in the theatre for her directorial, and writing works. She is mostly known for her character of Mrs. Rodriguez and Marian in the movies like A Little Trip to Heaven (2005) and the 2014 comedy drama, Lost in Karastan.
Dafne on her 2017 interview for The Hollywood Reporter, remembered her early childhood days saying she spent her entire school vacation watching her parents rehearse. She revealed seeing Hamlet, which her parents had directed, about ten times and gushed she would love it every time she saw it. During the same conversation, she admitted to learning the value of truthfulness from her parents.
A year later, she described her mother, Maria as her love, inspiration, and coach in one of her social media picture in May 2018.
Dafne Keen with her mom, Maria Fernandez Ache on 7 May 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
The actress on her another Tweet on 19 January 2018 revealed of spending her Christmas Holidays in the Northern Spain where her parents were shooting for a movie.
How Much Is Dafne Keen’s Net Worth?
Dafne garners the significant portion of her increasing net worth from her professional acting career since 2014. She has earned a decent remunerative paycheck playing the role of Ana "Ani" Cruz Oliver along with her father, Will in the TV shows like The Refugees in 2015.
Apart from the television, Dafne garnered fame as well as a fortune in Logan (2017). She played the character of a mutant child, Laura in the flick that also starred Australian actor, Hugh Jackman in a pivotal role.
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The Logan star has also been roped to star in other TV shows including 2018 British Fantasy, His Dark Materials. She has allied with the Oscar-winning director, Tom Hooper and is seen depicting the role of an orphan girl, Laura in the series.
According to Bizfluent reports, a child artist gets $30,000 for an episode in the first two seasons of the TV program, and Dafne’s earnings are sure on par with it.
Bond With Actor, Hugh Jackman Over A Watch!
Talking about her movie, Logan, Dafne was bundles of nerves and excitement before her audition with Hugh and the film’s director, James Mangold.
For her audition scene, the young age actress had been wearing a new watch but did not know how it functioned. She had to perform a scene with Hugh where he was to grab her wrist, and everytime the actor touched her wrist, the watch beeped.
Dafne was embarrassed to announce that it was her watch beeping, and remained knowingly unnoticed about the sound. After numerous takes where her watch would continuously beep on Hugh's touching Hugh finally asked her, 'Is that your watch?' She replied 'yes,' and the whole of the sets was in tatters and started to chuckle.
From then onwards, she was very much comfortable with the acclaimed actor, and also built an offscreen rapport with him. Their relationship went from strength to strength from the incident, is evident in the every movie frame they appear.
Dafne and Hugh's relationship flourished to such a level that she calls him her dad. She recently shared a picture along with Hugh on her Instagram feed on 17 August 2018 and wrote, Miss you, my on-screen dad.
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The child artist in her early teenage years celebrates her birthday on 19 January. Dafne, age 13 was born in the year 2005 in Spain as per wiki. She is fluent in both English and Spanish language. The actress stands at the height of 1.5 m (4’ 11”), and her birth sign is Capricorn.