Born on February 23, 1994
From Conyers, Georgia
Dakota Fanning as "Lucy"
"I Am Sam" is the compelling story of Sam Dawson (Sean Penn), a mentally-challenged father raising his daughter Lucy (Dakota Fanning) with the help of a unique group of friends. As Lucy turns seven and begins to intellectually surpass her father, their close bond is threatened when their unconventional living arrangement comes to the attention of a social worker who wants Lucy placed in foster care.
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role|