Elle Fanning is an accomplished American actress who has accumulated a vast and impressive acting resume at a very young age. She was born on April 9, 199, in Conyers, Georgia, United States. Elle made her acting debut at just two years old in the mini-series called “Taken”. She gained critical acclaim for her
portrayal of the younger version of the protagonist in the Hollywood film “I Am Sam” in 2001. Since then, she has consistently delivered exceptional performances in various movies, including “Super 8”, “Maleficent”, and “The Beguiled”, among others. Elle is also known for her work in television and has starred in shows like “The Great”, “The Alienist”, and “Reservations Dogs”. She has also won several awards such as the Young Hollywood Award for Actress of the Year and the Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award. Elle Fanning is a talented, hard-working, and versatile actress who is
Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia, to Heather Joy (née Arrington) and Steven J. Fanning, who played minor league baseball for teams affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Her maternal grandfather was American football player Rick Arrington, and her aunt is ESPN reporter Jill Arrington. Counted among the Arrington family’s most notable ancestors is the gentleman farmer William Farrar. Fanning is the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning; both she and her sister use their middle names as their given names per family tradition. They were brought up in the Southern Baptist denomination.