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Gender: F

April 9, 1998

Actor / Actress


Elle Fanning

Fanning began her acting career by playing the younger version of her older sister Dakota's characters in both the mini-series Taken and the movie I Am Sam. In 2002, at the age of four, Fanning won her first role independent of her sister, in the comedy Daddy Day Care. In 2003, Fanning filmed The Door in the Floor opposite Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger. Other films include Because of Winn-Dixie, My Neighbor Totoro, I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With, Charlotte's Web, Babel, The Nines, Déjà Vu, The Lost Room, Reservation Road, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Phoebe in Wonderland, and The Nutcracker. Fanning has been cast in J.J. Abrams' sci-fi film Super 8 which is currently in production, Twixt Now and Sunrise, which he has written based on a dream, and We Bought a Zoo.

I'm Special Because:
I'm trying to avoid developing a complex about being Dakota Fanning's younger sister.