Elle Fanning biography, lifestyle and filmography



Mary Elle Fanning, born on April 9, 1998, is an accomplished American actress who embarked on her career in the film industry at a young age. Her journey began with her debut role in “I Am Sam” (2001), where she portrayed the younger version of her sister Dakota Fanning’s character. Over the years, Elle Fanning has showcased her acting prowess in a diverse range of films, from family comedies like “Daddy Day Care” (2003) to critically acclaimed dramas such as “Babel” (2006) and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (2008). She gained recognition for her work in Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere” (2010) and reached wider acclaim with her role in J. J. Abrams’ “Super 8” (2011). Elle Fanning’s talent has also graced the fantasy realm as she portrayed Princess Aurora in “Maleficent” (2014) and its sequel “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” (2019). Her foray into independent cinema includes notable works like “Ginger & Rosa” (2012), “The Neon Demon” (2016), and “20th Century Women” (2016). Elle Fanning’s exceptional performance as Catherine the Great in the Hulu series “The Great” (2020-2023) earned her critical acclaim and award nominations, solidifying her status as a respected figure in the world of film and television.


Elle Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia, to her parents Heather Joy (née Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning. Her father, Steven, had a background in minor league baseball, affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals, showcasing a sporting legacy in her family. On her maternal side, she had a strong lineage connected to American football, with her grandfather being the notable player Rick Arrington. Elle also has a well-known aunt, Jill Arrington, who worked as an ESPN reporter.

The Arrington family had its own share of notable ancestors, including the gentleman farmer William Farrar. Elle and her sister, Dakota Fanning, followed a family tradition of using their middle names as their given names. They both grew up in the Southern Baptist denomination, reflecting their upbringing and family values.

Elle Fanning completed her high school education and graduated from Campbell Hall School in 2016. Her family background, filled with sports and media connections, adds an interesting dimension to her already impressive career in the entertainment industry.


Film TitleHindi NameIMDb Rating
Super 8सुपर 8 (Super 8)7.0
We Bought a Zooहमने एक जू (We Bought a Zoo)7.1
Phoebe in Wonderlandफीबे इन वंडरलैंड (Phoebe in Wonderland)N/A
The Curious Case of Benjamin Buttonद क्यूरियस केस ऑफ बेंजामिन बटन (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)7.8
Somewhereकहीं (Somewhere)6.3
The Nutcracker in 3Dद नटक्रैकर इन 3D (The Nutcracker in 3D)4.3
The Door in the Floorद डोर इन द फ्लोर (The Door in the Floor)6.7
Babelबेबल (Babel)7.4
Reservation Roadरिजर्वेशन रोड (Reservation Road)6.7
Deja Vuडेजा व्यू (Deja Vu)7.0
The Ninesद नाइंस (The Nines)6.4
The Secret Life of Beesद सीक्रेट लाइफ ऑफ बीज (The Secret Life of Bees)7.3
Phoebe in Wonderlandफीबे इन वंडरलैंड (Phoebe in Wonderland)N/A
Ginger & Rosaजिंजर और रोसा (Ginger & Rosa)6.3
Maleficentमेलेफिसेंट (Maleficent)7.0
Trumboट्रम्बो (Trumbo)7.5
20th Century Women20वीं सदी की महिलाएँ (20th Century Women)7.2
Live by Nightलाइव बाय नाइट (Live by Night)6.3
The Beguiledद बीगाइल्ड (The Beguiled)6.3
A Rainy Day in New Yorkए रेनी डे इन न्यू यॉर्क (A Rainy Day in New York)6.5

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