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Dafne Keen (born Daphne Keen Fernández; 2005) is a Spanish and British actress who played the role of Ana "Ani" Cruz Oliver in the television series The Refugees, and the mutant Laura Kinney / X-23 in the 2017 film Logan.

Dafne Keen
Keen in 2017
Born Daphne Keen Fernández
2005 (age 11–12)[1]
Nationality English, Spanish
Citizenship British, Spanish
Occupation Actress
Years active 2014–present
Parent(s) Will Keen
María Fernández Ache
Relatives Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe (paternal great-grandfather)


Life and careerEdit

She is the daughter of British actor Will Keen, and Spanish actress, theatre director and writer María Fernández Ache.[2] Her paternal great-grandfather was peer Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe.

Keen made her acting debut in 2014 alongside her father Will Keen with the television series The Refugees, where she played Ana "Ani" Cruz Oliver.[3]

Keen starred in the 2017 film Logan as Laura, a lab-bred mutant child of Wolverine.[4][5]


Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2014–2015 The Refugees Ana "Ani" Cruz Oliver Main role; 7 episodes
2017 Logan Laura Film
2018 Ana Ana[6] Filming

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Nominated work Award Category Result Ref.
2017 Logan MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Duo (with Hugh Jackman) Won [7]
2018 Critics Choice Awards Best Young Performer Pending [8]


  1. ^ "Dafne Keen". e-TALENTA profile. 
  2. ^ "Logan's Dafne Keen: cutting her teeth – and claws – on the big screen as X-23". The Guardian. 16 February 2017. Archived from the original on 3 March 2017. 
  3. ^ Levine, Daniel S. (October 20, 2016). "Dafne Keen as X-23: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know". Retrieved October 24, 2016. 
  4. ^ "'Logan' Image Teases Dafne Keen as Mutant X-23". Entertainment Weekly. October 23, 2016. Retrieved October 24, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Latest Image From LOGAN Introduces Us To Dafne Keen's Laura/X-23". October 23, 2016. Retrieved October 24, 2016. 
  6. ^ "First look at 'Logan' star Dafne Keen and Andy Garcia in 'Ana'". 18 July 2017. Retrieved September 9, 2017. 
  7. ^ Bell, Crystal (April 6, 2017). "Here Are Your 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations: See The Full List". MTV. Retrieved April 7, 2017. 
  8. ^ Hammond, Pete (December 6, 2017). "Critics' Choice Awards Nominations: 'The Shape Of Water' Leads With 14; Netflix Tops TV Contenders". Retrieved December 6, 2017. 

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