Kirsten Dunst was born on April 30, 1982, in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. In 1989, she made her film debut in New York Stories. This was soon followed by a role in The Bonfire of the Vanities. She got her big break in Interview with the Vampire. She went on to appear in a string of major Hollywood productions, successfully transitioning to adult roles. In 2002, she starred in Spider-Man.