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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 Irish, English, German, and French descent. Her step into stardom was when she was almost 3 years... See full bio »

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 2017 All the Bright Places (announced)
Violet Markey
 2016 The Dancer (pre-production)
Isadora Duncan
 2016 Live by Night (pre-production)
Loretta Figgis
 2016 Io (pre-production)
Sam
 2016 Ballerina (filming)
Félicie (voice)
 2016 The Neon Demon (filming)
Jesse
 2014 The Boxtrolls
Winnie (voice)
 2014 Young Ones
Mary Holm
 2013 Likeness (Short)
Mia
 2012 Leaning Towards Solace (Short)
Sara
 2011 Twixt
V.
 2011 The Curve of Forgotten Things (Short)
Girl
 2010 Somewhere
Cleo
 2009 Astro Boy
Grace (voice)
 2007 Day 73 with Sarah (Short)
Sarah
 2007 The Nines
Noelle
 2006 Deja Vu
Abbey
 2006/I Babel
Debbie Jones
 2005 P.N.O.K. (Short)
Rebecca Bullard
 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:

"Target Christmas Commercial" (2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Personal Quote:

I would love to work with Marion Cotillard... and my sister! I've never worked with Dakota before in a movie. It'd be so cool to be on screen interacting with each other one day. It will happen, I'm just not sure when. See more »

Trivia:

When her sister, Dakota Fanning, appeared on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show, the whole family was gifted with a matching set of pajamas. Elle's pajama suit was blue and her name was written across the back. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays more thoughtful characters, but with a great emotional range See more »

Nickname:

Elbow

Star Sign:

Aries

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