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Elle Fanning


Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent. Elle's ascent into stardom began ... See full bio »

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10 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Super 8
Super 8 Alice Dainard
(2011)
The Neon Demon
(2016)
Maleficent
Maleficent Aurora
(2014)
The Boxtrolls
The Boxtrolls Winnie Portley-Rind
(2014)

Filmography

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 2018 Galveston (post-production)
Raquel Arceneaux
 2018 Teen Spirit (post-production)
Violet
  All the Bright Places (announced)
Violet Markey
  Beware That Girl (announced)
Kate O'Brien
 2017 Mary Shelley
Mary Shelley
 2017 The Beguiled
Alicia
 2017 Sidney Hall
Melody
 2016 Live by Night
Loretta Figgis
 2016 Leap!
Felicie (voice)
 2016 20th Century Women
Julie
 2016 The Neon Demon
Jesse
 2015 3 Generations
Ray
 2015 Trumbo
Niki Trumbo
 2014 The Boxtrolls
Winnie Portley-Rind (voice)
 2014 Maleficent
Aurora
 2014 Low Down
Amy-Jo Albany
 2014 Young Ones
Mary Holm
 2014 HitRECord on TV (TV Series)
Daughter (segment "First Stars I See Tonight")
- RE: The Number One (2014) ... Daughter (segment "First Stars I See Tonight")
 2013 Likeness (Short)
Mia
 2012 Sigur Rós: Leaning Towards Solace (Video short)
Sara
 2012 Ginger & Rosa
Ginger
 2011 We Bought a Zoo
Lily Miska
 2011 Twixt
V.
 2011 Super 8
Alice Dainard
 2011 The Curve of Forgotten Things (Short)
Girl
 2010 The Nutcracker in 3D
Mary
 2010 Somewhere
Cleo
 2009 Astro Boy
Grace (voice)
 2008 Phoebe in Wonderland
Phoebe Lichten
 2007 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Kiki George
- Pilot (2007) ... Kiki George
 2007 Reservation Road
Emma
 2007 Neglected (TV Series)
 2006-2007 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Tracy Belle
- The Boogeyman (2006) ... Tracy Belle
 2007 Day 73 with Sarah (Short)
Sarah
 2007 The Nines
Noelle
 2006 Take 3 (TV Series)
Rebecca Bullard
 2006 The Lost Room (TV Mini-Series)
Anna Miller
- The Eye and the Prime Object (2006) ... Anna Miller
- The Comb and the Box (2006) ... Anna Miller
- The Key and the Clock (2006) ... Anna Miller
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Eden
- Cage (2006) ... Eden
 2006 Deja Vu
Abbey
 2006/I Babel
Debbie Jones
 2006 House (TV Series)
Stella Dalton
- Need to Know (2006) ... Stella Dalton
 2005 P.N.O.K. (Short)
Rebecca Bullard
 2005 Because of Winn-Dixie
Sweetie Pie Thomas
 2004 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Jenny Como
- Officer Blue (2004) ... Jenny Como
 2004 The Door in the Floor
Ruth Cole
 2003 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Molly Walker
- Death Grip (2003) ... Molly Walker
 2003 Daddy Day Care
Jamie
 2003 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Rochelle Cobbs
- Maxine Interrupted (2003) ... Rochelle Cobbs
 2002 Taken (TV Mini-Series)
Allie Clarke at 3 years
- Charlie and Lisa (2002) ... Allie Clarke at 3 years
 2001 I Am Sam
Lucy 2 Years
 1988 My Neighbor Totoro
Mei Kusakabe (2005 Disney version) (English version, voice)
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Other Works:

Print ads for Marc Jacobs 'Marc" fashion line. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was 4 when I did The Door in the Floor (2004). I don't remember every single thing about it, but I liked the costumes, and they always put my hair in pigtails. In one scene I got to eat grilled cheese and I was so excited. See more »

Trivia:

She donated a signed picture to Rocky Stone to be given away as a prize in a Dakota Fanning contest to benefit less-fortunate kids as part of the Toy Mountain Campaign 2006. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently played older characters in her pre-teen and early teenage years, because of her tall stature See more »

Nickname:

Elbow

Star Sign:

Aries

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