Born in Conyers, Georgia, on April 9, 1998, actress Elle Fanning is best known for her starring roles in Super 8, Somewhere and Phoebe in Wonderland.
Following in her older sister Dakota‘s footsteps, Fanning began her acting career by playing the younger version of her sister in the miniseries Taken and the movie I Am Sam. In 2002, at the age of 4, Fanning landed her first role independent of her sister in the comedy Daddy Day Care.
Fanning’s other film credits include Because of Winn-Dixie, Deja Vu, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Astro Boy and We Bought a Zoo.
In 2011, the talented starlet won Film Actress of the Year at the Young Hollywood Awards.