"It was very important to me that the cast and crew we were working with didn't feel it was fickle….We didn't want to take anything away from the show." PHOTOS: Before they were on True Blood -- look back on the stars' past roles Moyer proposed to Canadian-born, New Zealand-raised Paquin on a Hawaiian beach, presenting her with a ring — a rustic diamond set in an antiqued platinum inset — he helped design with jeweler Cathy Waterman. "There was a song in the first season, ' White Sandy Beach in Hawaii,' which was kind of funny and ironic," he told Access Hollywood last year.Paquin is also known for playing the lead role of Sookie Stackhouse in the HBO vampire drama television series True Blood (2008–2014).For her performance in the series, Paquin won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama in 2009 and was nominated for an additional Golden Globe Award in 2010, as well as three Saturn Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2010.quality=65&strip=all&w=300" data-large-file="https://heavyeditorial.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/ap9.jpg? quality=65&strip=all&w=640" class="size-full wp-image-723328" src=" quality=65&strip=all" alt="anna paquin and stephen moyer twins" As vampires Sookie Stackhouse and Bill Compton on the HBO supernatural drama, they fell in love while, literally, biting into each other’s necks.
She played mutant superheroine Rogue in multiple films of the X-Men franchise and was nominated for a Saturn Award for her performance in the first installment.
PHOTOS: Stars who found love on set The couple announced their engagement last August.
Connecting over daily breakfasts at a West Hollywood cafe, they began dating a few months after filming first began in 2008 for HBO's smash vampire series, now in its third season.
Paquin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, the daughter of Mary Paquin (née Brophy), an English teacher and native of Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a high school Physical Education teacher from Canada.
Paquin has two older siblings: Andrew (born 1977), a director, and Katya (born 1980), Paquin's family moved to New Zealand when she was four.