Welcome to Totally Elle, the largest online source for Elle Fanning. Elle is a 15 year old actress who you might recognise from her roles in Daddy Day Care, Babel, Somewhere or Super 8, to name a few. Please take a look around to learn more! If you have any questions, comments or contributions, please email us (Don't forget to take the REMOVETHIS out before sending)! New to Elle's world? Try starting here.


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Who's that girl?
Elle is a bright, talented twelve-year-old American actress. She was born Mary Elle Fanning, although she is known by her middle name, and has been all her life. Elle started acting when her big sister landed a lead role in I Am Sam, and decided she wanted to have a go too. To read more about Elle's story, check here.

Where have I seen her before?
Most people know Elle as being the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning. The sisters look so alike that they have twice played the same character at different ages. They are also the best of friends, and often accompany each other as they travel the world filming different projects.

You probably also recognize Elle from her career as an actress. Her biggest movie to date is Super 8, and her most acclaimed role is in Phoebe in Wonderland as a imaginative 9 year old who has troubles following rules. She has also appeared in The Door in the Floor, Reservation Road, Babel, and Because of Winn Dixie. In recent years she has made a guest appearance on Law and Order: SVU, and appeared as a the mute child of Ryan Reynolds in the independent film The Nines.

Where will I see her next?
This year Elle has really promising roles in the movies Twixt which is directed by famous director Francis Coppola, and early next year, Elle will appear alongside Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson in the movie We bought a Zoo in which they buy a zoo. To see her full filmography, check here.

How old was she when...
Elle appeared in her first photoshoot when she was one year old. She appeared in her first movie at age 2. She attended her first red carpet premiere at age 3. She made her first TV appearance at age 4. She appeared on her first magazine cover at age 5. She began writing in cursive at age 6. She had her first tooth pulled at age 7. She landed her first lead role at age 9. She appeared on her first television talk show at age 10. For her full life timeline, click here.

What happened to...
Elle has had her fair share of rumoured roles, some of which never see the light of day. When she was six years old, the rumor mill abounded with news Elle had been cast as young Barbara Gordon in the upcoming epic Batman Begins, but the rumour proved to be false. Another role that turned to smoke was Once In A Lifetime, in which she would have played Molly, a young girl with cancer. The movie fell through shortly after she was cast, but has recently been resurrected, with another actress in the role. Elle was also reported to be involved in an adaptation of the book Gideon's Gift, but unfortunately it seems that this movie has been put on hold. In 2007 Elle was signed on to play the lead in the movie adaptation of My Sister's Keeper, but later pulled out because her sister Dakota did not want to shave her head for the role of Kate. Most recently, Elle and Dakota both were up to play twins in a movie entitled Hurricane Mary, unfortunately this movie lost funding (for the second time, after falling through a few years earlier under the name Conquistadora) and is no longer in production.

How can I get Elle's autograph?
Write her a letter. Elle is extremely generous in making time for her fans. Learn more about sending a letter here.

Does Elle have an email, facebook or twitter account?
Elle does not have any public email, Myspace, Bebo, Xanga, Facebook or Msn (or any public profile or instant messenger account, for that matter). She is currently not allowed to correspond with the public in these ways. If you want to contact Elle, you can do so through her agency. Any profile you see online claiming to be Elle is a fake and should be ignored or reported to the host site's admin.

Does Elle visit this site?
We don't know whether Elle visits the site, but she does know about it and is very gracious and grateful for the work that is put in!

Where can I see more?
Visit Elle's IMDB.com page.
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Watch online video clips.
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The Boxtrolls
Character: Winnie (voice)
Release: 2014
Site: Not Yet

Young Ones
Character: Mary Holm
Release: 2014
Site: Not Yet

Character: Aurora
Release: 2014
Site: Not Yet

Leaning Towards Solace
Character: Herself
Released: 2012
Watch It Here
Site: Not Yet

Character: Herself
Released: 2012
Site: Not Yet

The Curve of Forgotten Things
Character: Herself
Watch it Here
Site: Official

Lolita Lempicka
Character: Herself
Released: 2012Watch It Here
Site: Official

Ginger and Rosa
Character: Ginger
Release: September 2012
Site: Not Yet

Character: Cristina
Release: N/A
Site: Not Yet

A Pure Life
Character: Maya
Release: N/A
Site: Not Yet

“You have to think it’s fun. That’s why I like to do it, you know. If you’re not having fun playing the character or with the people, what’s the point? The role definitely has to be something connected to me, and that reaches out to me. But also I want to make sure everyone’s supportive of it, obviously. My family makes sure it’s something I really want to do.”
-Elle on acting (aged 14).

Douglas Kirkland photoshoot

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