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Elle Fanning Bio + Get the Look

If Elle Fanning looks familiar to you, it’s probably because she bears a lot of resemblance to her famous older sister, famous actress Dakota Fanning. Only four years younger, Elle’s acting career is taking off on its own! Learn more about Elle Fanning and how to channel her style on Kidzworld!

Acting Sisters

Born Mary Elle Fanning on April 9th, 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, Elle started her career playing the younger version of Dakota in various movies and shows like “Taken” and Dakota’s breakthrough movie “I Am Sam” at the age of two. She got to attend her first movie premiere at the age of three, lucky girl! At the age of four, Elle got her first independent role in the movie “Daddy Day Care”! Elle was also cast in “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, “The Nutcracker in 3D”, and “The Door in the Floor”.

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Elle’s Style

Even though Elle’s pretty new on the celebrity circuit, she’s been impressing us with her grown up style! She’s only turning 13 this year but her wardrobe is bursting with simple little dresses by designers like Valentino, Marc Jacobs, fashion editor fave Rodarte, Opening Ceremony and Nicholas Kirkwood shoes. Elle manages to be both age-appropriate and look super cute and sophisticated all at once - not an easy feat on the red carpet!

Elle wearing Valentino at a movie premiereElle wearing Valentino at a movie premiere
Marc Jacobs sky blue dressMarc Jacobs sky blue dress

What’s Next for Elle?

Recently starring with Stephen Dorff in the Sofia Coppola film “Somewhere”, Elle’s movie filming schedule is super busy! She currently has four movies in production at the moment - Vivaldi (with Neve Campbelle and Alfred Molina), We Bought a Zoo (with Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson), Super 8 and Twixt Now and Sunrise (with Val Kilmer). Elle’s star is definitely on the rise, we can’t wait to see what else she has in store!

In gold Rodarte dress and shoesIn gold Rodarte dress and shoes
In a white Opening Ceremony shirtdress and Doc Marten Mary JanesIn a white Opening Ceremony shirtdress and Doc Marten Mary Janes

Fun Facts!

  • She goes by her middle name Elle just like her older sister Dakota, whose first name is Hannah.
  • Her mother Joy was a professional tennis player and her father Steve was a minor league baseball player for the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • Elle helps out her sister Dakota pick outfits for film premieres. Neither sisters have a fashion stylist!
  • Elle and Dakota have a Schnoodle dog (mix between a poodle and a miniature schnauzer, named Lewellen - named after Dakota’s character in Hounddog!

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Fave Dakota Fanning Role?

  • Ray in Uptown Girls.
  • Sally in Cat in the Hat.
  • I can't wait to see her play Fern in Charlotte's Web.
  • I don't really like Dakota Fanning.

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