Elle Fanning


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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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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Super 8 Alice Dainard
(2011)
(2016)
Maleficent Aurora
(2014)
The Beguiled Alicia
(2017)

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  The Girl from Plainville (TV Series) (pre-production)
Michelle Carter
- Episode #1.7 ... Michelle Carter
- Episode #1.6 ... Michelle Carter
- Episode #1.5 ... Michelle Carter
- Episode #1.4 ... Michelle Carter
- Episode #1.3 ... Michelle Carter
 2022 The Nightingale (post-production)
Isabelle
 2021 No Activity (TV Series)
Madison
- Magnolia (2021) ... Madison (voice)
 2020 The Great (TV Series)
Catherine
- The Great (2020) ... Catherine
- The Beaver's Nose (2020) ... Catherine
- Love Hurts (2020) ... Catherine
- Meatballs at the Dacha (2020) ... Catherine
- A Pox on Hope (2020) ... Catherine
 2020 All the Bright Places
Violet
 2020 The Roads Not Taken
Molly
 2019 A Rainy Day in New York
Ashleigh
 2018 Teen Spirit
Violet
 2018 Galveston
Rocky
 2017 Mary Shelley
Mary Shelley
 2017 The Beguiled
Alicia
 2016 Live by Night
Loretta Figgis
 2016 Leap!
Felicie (voice)
 2016 20th Century Women
Julie Hamlin
 2016 The Neon Demon
Jesse
 2015 Visceral (Short)
Julia
 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 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 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:

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on acting] "I love it. I just love how you get to be different people and have different names." See more »

Trivia:

Her real name is just plain "Mary". Uses her middle name, which is the ordinary French pronoun, "she". For that reason, it does not exist as a name in France. It is pronounced "El", as in the letter L, not "Ellie". 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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