Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 09-04-1998
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Conyers, Georgia, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Mary Elle Fanning
    Эль Фэннинг

  • Popularity: 32.35
  • Homepage: N/A

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.

Year Movie Character
2010 The Nutcracker: The Untold Story as Mary
2008 Phoebe in Wonderland as Phoebe Lichten
2012 Ginger & Rosa as Ginger
2013 Likeness as Mia
2014 First Stars I See Tonight as Girl
2011 The Curve of Forgotten Things as Girl
2016 3 Generations as Ray
2016 The Neon Demon as Jesse
2017 Mary Shelley as Mary Shelley
2017 How to Talk to Girls at Parties as Zan
2016 Ballerina as Félicie Milliner (voice)
2019 Teen Spirit as Violet Valenski
2020 All the Bright Places as Violet Markey
2007 A Very Brave Witch
1970 The Nightingale as Isabelle
2009 First the Egg
2011 Super 8 as Alice Dainard
2007 Day 73 with Sarah as Sarah
2010 Somewhere as Cleo
2014 Maleficent as Princess Aurora
2014 Low Down as Amy Albany
2016 Live by Night as Loretta Figgis
2018 The Vanishing of Sidney Hall as Melody
2005 P.N.O.K. as Rebecca Bullard
2018 Galveston as Rocky
2018 I Think We're Alone Now as Grace
2019 A Rainy Day in New York as Ashleigh Enright
2019 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil as Princess Aurora
2020 The Roads Not Taken as Molly
2007 Reservation Road as Emma Learner
2011 Twixt as V.
2014 Young Ones as Mary Holm
2014 The Boxtrolls as Winnie Portley-Rind (voice)
2011 Making Somewhere as Self
1970 Chippendales
2007 The Nines as Noelle
2015 Trumbo as Nikola Trumbo
2016 20th Century Women as Julie Miller
2017 The Beguiled as Alicia
2020 Penn & Teller: Try This at Home as Herself
2013 Twixt: A Documentary as Self
1970 Francis and The Godfather as Ali MacGraw
2004 The Door in the Floor as Ruth Cole
2011 We Bought a Zoo as Lily Miska
2005 Because of Winn-Dixie as Sweety Pie Thomas
2012 Wide-Awake as The Rainmaker
2013 Sigur Rós: Valtari Film Experiment as Sara (Leaning Towards Solace)
2020 That Click as Self
2006 I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With as Penelope
2006 Déjà Vu as Abbey
2006 Babel as Debbie Jones
2009 Astro Boy as Grace (voice)
2003 Daddy Day Care as Jamie
2019 Camp! The Movie as Self
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button as Daisy Age 7
2001 I Am Sam as Lucy (2 Years Old)
2020 All the Bright Places
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2004 House (1 episode)
2005 Criminal Minds (2 episode) as Tracy Belle
2002 CSI: Miami (1 episode) as Molly Walker
1999 Judging Amy (1 episode) as Rochelle Cobbs
2002 Taken (1 episode) as Allie at 3 yrs
2004 CSI: NY (1 episode) as Jenny Como
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Eden
2006 The Lost Room (3 episode) as Anna Miller
2022 The Girl from Plainville (8 episode) as Michelle Carter
2020 The Great (30 episode) as Catherine II of Russia
1988 LIVE with Kelly and Ryan (1 episode) as Self - Guest
2007 Dirty Sexy Money (1 episode)
2010 Conan (1 episode) as Self
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (1 episode) as Self
2015 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (1 episode) as Self
2017 No Activity (1 episode) as Madison
2022 The Girl from Plainville (8 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)
2020 The Great (10 episode) Production as (Executive Producer)

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