Mary Elle Fanning is an American actress known for her work in film and television. She was born on April 9, 1998, and made her debut in the movie “I Am Sam” in 2001, playing the younger version of her sister Dakota Fanning’s character. Since then, she has appeared in several films, including “Babel,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” and “Phoebe in Wonderland.”
In 2010, Fanning starred in Sofia Coppola’s film “Somewhere,” which earned her a Critics’ Choice Movie Award nomination. She gained attention for her role in J. J. Abrams’ science-fiction film “Super 8” in 2011, receiving a Spotlight Award at the Hollywood Film Festival. Fanning went on to have leading roles in movies such as “We Bought a Zoo,” “Ginger & Rosa,” and the “Maleficent” series, where she played Princess Aurora.
After “Maleficent,” Fanning started working in independent cinema, collaborating with notable directors in films like “The Neon Demon,” “20th Century Women,” “The Beguiled,” and “How to Talk to Girls at Parties.” She also appeared in Woody Allen’s “A Rainy Day in New York” and Sally Potter’s “The Roads Not Taken.” In 2019, she became the youngest person to serve as a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival.
Fanning’s television work includes her role as Empress Catherine II in the series “The Great,” for which she received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. In 2022, she starred in the limited series “The Girl from Plainville.”
Born in Conyers, Georgia, Fanning comes from a family with a sports background. Her sister Dakota is also an actress, and they were raised in the Southern Baptist denomination.
Fanning began her acting career at a young age, often playing younger versions of her sister’s characters. She gained critical acclaim for her performances in films like “Reservation Road” and “Phoebe in Wonderland.” She continued to take on diverse roles, showcasing her talent in a range of genres.
In recent years, Fanning has received international recognition for her work in movies like “Maleficent,” “Trumbo,” and “The Neon Demon.” She has worked with acclaimed directors and co-starred alongside renowned actors.
How Tall is Elle Fanning?
One thing that makes the American actress more beautiful is her height. She is 1.75m tall