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Elle Fanning

Actress / Screenwriter / Television Actress / Model (person) / Film Actress / Voice Actress | * 04/09/1998 (26) | Conyers, Georgia (United States of America (USA))
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Mary Elle Fanning (born April 9, 1998) is an American actress. She made her film debut as a child as the younger version of her sister Dakota Fanning's character in the drama film I Am Sam (2001). She appeared in several other films as a child actress, including Daddy Day Care (2003), Babel (2006), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Phoebe in Wonderland (both 2008), and the miniseries The Lost Room (2006). She then had leading roles in Sofia Coppola's drama Somewhere (2010) and J. J. Abrams' science fiction film Super 8 (2011). Fanning played Princess Aurora in the fantasy films Maleficent (2014) and ()
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Mary Elle Fanning (born April 9, 1998) is an American actress. She made her film debut as the younger version of her sister Dakota Fanning's character in the drama film I Am Sam (2001). As a child actress, she appeared in several films, including Babel (2006), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and Phoebe in Wonderland (both 2008). In 2010 she starred in Sofia Coppola's Somewhere (2010) earning her a Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer nomination. In 2011 she received attention for her starring role in J. J. Abrams' science-fiction film Super 8, earning a Spotlight Award at the Hollywood Film Festival. She subsequently had leading roles in the comedy-drama film We Bought a Zoo (2011), the drama film Ginger & Rosa (2012), and as Princess Aurora in the fantasy films Maleficent (2014) and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019).Following Maleficent, Fanning began working in independent cinema, collaborating with auteurs in lead and supporting roles in films such as Nicolas Winding Refn's The Neon Demon (2016), Mike Mills' 20th Century Women (2016), Sofia Coppola's The Beguiled (2017), John Cameron Mitchell's How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017), Woody Allen's A Rainy Day in New York (2019), and Sally Potter's The Roads Not Taken (2020). In 2019, aged 21, she became the youngest person to serve as a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival. She plays Empress Catherine II in the Hulu series The Great (2020–present), for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series nomination as well as two Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy nominations and three Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. In 2022 she starred as Michelle Carter in the Hulu limited series The Girl from Plainville.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Mystery

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Movies with Elle Fanning as Actress(50)

as Ali MacGraw2023 Francis and The Godfather
as Isabelle2023 The Nightingale
as herself2020 That Click
as Molly2020 The Roads Not Taken
as Violet Markey2020 All the Bright Places
as Violet Valenski2019 Teen Spirit
as Princess Aurora2019 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
as herself2019 Camp! The Movie
as Ashleigh Enright2019 A Rainy Day in New York
as Rocky2018 Galveston
as Alicia2017 The Beguiled
as Mary Shelley2017 Mary Shelley
as Ray2016 3 Generations
as Julie Miller2016 20th Century Women
as Loretta Figgis2016 Live by Night
as Félicie Milliner (voice)2016 Ballerina
as Jesse2016 The Neon Demon
as Nikola Trumbo2015 Trumbo
as Amy Albany2014 Low Down
as Mary Holm2014 Young Ones
as Princess Aurora2014 Maleficent
as Winnie Portley-Rind (voice)2014 The Boxtrolls
as Mia2013 Likeness
as Sara (Leaning Towards Solace)2013 Sigur Rós: Valtari Film Experiment
as Ginger2012 Ginger & Rosa
as V.2011 Twixt
as Lily Miska2011 We Bought a Zoo
as Alice Dainard2011 Super 8
as Cleo2010 Somewhere
as Grace (voice)2009 Astro Boy
as Phoebe Lichten2008 Phoebe in Wonderland
as Emma Learner2007 Reservation Road
as Sarah2007 Day 73 with Sarah
as Noelle2007 The Nines
as Debbie Jones2006 Babel
as Abbey2006 Déjà Vu
as Sweety Pie Thomas2005 Because of Winn-Dixie
as Rebecca Bullard2005 P.N.O.K.
as Ruth Cole2004 The Door in the Floor
as Jamie2003 Daddy Day Care
as Lucy (2 Years Old)2001 I Am Sam

TV Shows/Series with Elle Fanning as Actress(14)

as Michelle Carter2022 The Girl from Plainville
as Catherine II of Russia2020 The Great
as Madison2017 No Activity
as herself2010 Conan
as Tracy Belle2005 Criminal Minds
as Jenny Como2004 CSI: NY
2004 House
as Molly Walker2002 CSI: Miami
as Rochelle Cobbs1999 Judging Amy
as Self - Guest??? LIVE with Kelly and Mark

Movies with Elle Fanning as Crew(1)

Production/Producer2020 All the Bright Places

TV Shows/Series with Elle Fanning as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2024 Mastermind: To Think Like a Killer
Production/Executive Producer2022 The Girl from Plainville
Production/Executive Producer2020 The Great

Additional Information

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Full Name: Elle Mary Fanning
Born: Thursday, 04/09 1998 (April) in Conyers, Georgia (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 26 years + 75 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN), American English
Educated at: University of South Carolina School of Law, Campbell Hall School
Siblings: Dakota Fanning
Mother: Heather Arrington
Related to: Rick Arrington, Jill Arrington
Other names for Elle Fanning (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Mary Elle Fanning"
"Эль Фэннинг"
"Эль Фаннинг"
"艾丽·范宁"
"エル・ファニング"
"엘 패닝"
"إيل فانينغ"
"엘르 패닝"
"Ελ Φάνινγκ"
"Ель Феннінґ"
Elle Fanning frequently works together with these people:
Anthony Zuiker (8x, Crew)
Lou Martini Jr. (8x, Actor)
Peter Jacobson (7x, Actor)
Terry Serpico (7x, Actor)
Ann Donahue (7x, Crew)
Myk Watford (7x, Actor)
Carol Mendelsohn (7x, Crew)
Jim Vickers (7x, Crew)
Jessica Chastain (6x, Actress)
Sofia Coppola (6x, Actress)
Rodrigo Prieto (6x, Crew)
Sally Potter (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:534, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/17/2024