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Elle Fanning Biography

Birth Name:
Mary Elle Fanning
Birth Place:
Conyers, Georgia, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Made her debut as an actor playing a younger version of her sister Dakota's character in the 2001 film I Am Sam
  • Played the daughter of Cate Blanchett's character in Babel (2006) and a younger version of Blanchett's character in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  • Received critical acclaim for her starring role in the 2008 film Phoebe in Wonderland
  • Starred in the short film The Curve of Forgotten Things for the fashion label Rodarte in 2011
  • Has a fondness for Marilyn Monroe and owns jars of face cream and powder that once belonged to the actress
  • Studies ballet

Awards

  • 2021Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2017Bodil Awards-Best Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2017Robert Awards-Best Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2015Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2013Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated
  • 2012Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated
  • 2011Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated
  • 2007Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: nominated

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