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Top 10 Facts - Elle Fanning
06.07.2017
Fact #1

Mary Elle Fanning was born on the 9th of April 1998 in Conyers, Georgia, USA. Mary Elle Fanning is an American actress.

Fact #2

Fanning may have ties to the Royal Family. According to a historian from Ancestry.com, the actress is the 22nd great-granddaughter of King Edward III, who ruled England during the fourteenth century.

Fact #3

In addition to their royal bloodlines, Fanning’s family has serious sports roots. Her father played minor league baseball, and her mother went to college on a tennis scholarship.

Fact #4

Fanning got her onscreen start at just two years old, playing the younger version of her big sister, Dakota, in I Am Sam and later in the miniseries Taken.

Fact #5

Both the Fanning girls dropped their first names and opted for their middle names when they became actresses. Dakota was born Hannah Dakota Fanning, while Elle was born Mary Elle Fanning.

Fact #6

The actress has a really big thing for Marilyn Monroe. In 2013, she told Elle magazine, “I'm obsessed with her. I saw The Seven Year Itch when I was seven. At that time, she was the most beautiful person.

Fact #7

She appeared alongside Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson in the film We Bought a Zoo.

Fact #8

She snagged a role in Daddy Day Care starring Eddie Murphy when she was only four-years-old.

Fact #9

Award-nominated talent sure runs in the family because Elle was nominated for an Emmy when she was only eight-years-old. It was for a role she did on House: M.D.

Fact #10

Played the daughter of Cate Blanchett's character in Babel (2006) and a younger version of Blanchett's character in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).

Fact #11
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