Monday, June 23, 2014
Some interesting facts about Elle Fanning
Younger sister of Dakota Fanning.
Enjoys playing soccer
Parents names are Joy Arrington Fanning and Steven Fanning.
Her mom named her Mary and her dad named her Elle, so her name is Mary Elle Fanning. Like her older sister, Dakota Fanning, she uses her middle name instead of her first name.
Learned the piano.
Is one of 14 grandchildren
Casting notes for the role of young Ruth Cole in The Door in the Floor (2004) originally called for identical twins, because producers believed the workload of the character to be too much for one little girl to take.
As a child, Elle played the role of newborn in her some of her big sister Dakota's projects.
To celebrate her seventh birthday, she went with her family to see Cirque du Soleil perform "Quidam" during its run in Melbourne, Australia.
When she attended her first Hollywood premiere, she was only three and a half years old.
Dressed up as Marilyn Monroe for Halloween.
Her grandmother spent $US600 at an auction buying her an old cream container that used to belong to Marilyn Monroe.
Niece of Jill Arrington. Granddaughter of Mary Jane Arrington and Rick Arrington.
Was submitted for Emmy consideration for her guest-starring role on House M.D. (2004).
She donated a signed picture to Rocky Stone to be given away as a prize in a Dakota Fanning contest to benefit less-fortunate kids as part of the Toy Mountain Campaign 2006.
Was home-schooled by her grandmother, Mary Jane Arrington, until 2007.
Was ranked #19 alongside her sister, Dakota Fanning, on Entertainment Weekly's "30 Under 30" the actress list (2008).
Middle name is pronounced "El", as in the letter L, not "Ellie".
She has Irish, English, French, and German ancestry.
Is near-sighted and uses contact lenses most of the time. But she loves collecting "nerdy" looking glasses.
She and her family are members of the Southern Baptist Convention.
She was only three and a half years old when she attended her first Hollywood premiere.
She has pictures of Marilyn Monroe in her room, and she also has a picture of Regis Philbin.
She loves to draw.
She and her sister Dakota Fanning love to watch Fear Factor.
When her sister, Dakota Fanning, appeared on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show, the whole family was gifted with a matching set of pajamas. Elle's pajama suit was blue and her name was written across the back.
During the filming of Phoebe in Wonderland, Patricia Clarkson bought her a bracelet that said 'LAUGH' at one of the teenagers store in the Hamptons, New York.
Elle Fanning Career