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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 German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent. Elle's ascent into stardom began ... See full bio »
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               2020 The Great (TV Series) (filming)
              - Pilot (2020) ... Catherine
                Molly (post-production)
               2019 All the Bright Places (post-production)
              Violet Markey
               2018 Teen Spirit
               2018 Galveston
               2017 Mary Shelley
              Mary Shelley
               2017 The Beguiled
               2016 Live by Night
              Loretta Figgis
               2016 Leap!
              Felicie (voice)
               2016 20th Century Women
               2016 The Neon Demon
               2015 Visceral (Short)
               2015 3 Generations
               2015 Trumbo
              Niki Trumbo
               2014 The Boxtrolls
              Winnie Portley-Rind (voice)
               2014 Maleficent
               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)
               2012 Sigur Rós: Leaning Towards Solace (Video short)
               2012 Ginger & Rosa
               2011 We Bought a Zoo
              Lily Miska
               2011 Twixt
               2011 Super 8
              Alice Dainard
               2011 The Curve of Forgotten Things (Short)
               2010 The Nutcracker in 3D
               2010 Somewhere
               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
               2007 Neglected (TV Series)
               2006-2007 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
              Tracy Belle
              - The Boogeyman (2006) ... Tracy Belle
               2007 Day 73 with Sarah (Short)
               2007 The Nines
               2006 Take 3 (TV Series)
              Rebecca Bullard
               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)
              - Cage (2006) ... Eden
               2006 Deja Vu
               2006/I Babel
              Debbie Jones
               2006 House M.D. (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
               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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              I was 4 when I did The Door in the Floor (2004). I don't remember every single thing about it, but I liked the costumes, and they always put my hair in pigtails. In one scene I got to eat grilled cheese and I was so excited. See more »


              She had to miss her senior prom to attend the premiere of The Neon Demon (2016) at the Cannes Film Festival. Her date flew out to Cannes to recreate their prom at the red carpet. See more »


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



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