Mary Elle Fanning (born April 9, 1998) is an American actress from Georgia. She is known as the younger sister of Creator/DakotaFanning, but is gaining recognition as a star in her own right.
* ''IAmSam'' as younger Lucy.
* ''Film/DaddyDayCare'' as Jamie.
* ''Anime/MyNeighborTotoro'' as Mei.
* ''Literature/BecauseOfWinnDixie'' as Sweetie Pie Thomas
* ''Film/{{Babel}}'' as Debbie Jones
* ''Film/DejaVu'' as Abbey. Coincidentally, [[Creator/DakotaFanning her sister]] had previously worked with DenzelWashington in ''Film/ManOnFire''.
* ''Film/TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton'' as Daisy age 7.
* ''WesternAnimation/AstroBoy'' as Grace.
* ''Film/TheNutcrackerIn3D'' (2010, dir. Creator/AndreiKonchalovsky) as Mary.
* ''Film/{{Somewhere}}'' as Cleo.
* ''{{Film/Super 8}}'' as Alice.
* ''Twixt Now and Sunrise'' as V.
* ''Vivaldi'' as Cristina.
* ''Film/WeBoughtAZoo'' as Lily.
* ''Ginger & Rosa'' as Ginger.
* ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'' as Princess Aurora.
!!Tropes about ElleFanning:
* [[BigLittleBrother Big Little Sister]]: As [[http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/01/07/article-2258570-16CB33E5000005DC-2_634x987.jpg this picture]] shows, Elle easily towers over her older sister.
* FollowTheLeader: Takes the same kinds of roles her sister Dakota took earlier.
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Fellow actress Creator/ChloeMoretz called her an "ethereal forest elf."
* HugeSchoolgirl: She's already pretty tall for her age. Might become a StatuesqueStunner someday, and she is already four inches taller than her older sister Dakota.
* {{Meganekko}}: As if she wasn't cute enough, she's near-sighted and wears glasses occasionally.
* YoungerThanTheyLook: Due to her height and overall appearance, she can look much older than 16. As shown in this [[http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2011/06/09/article-2001699-0C7D608800000578-114_634x724.jpg photo shot]], when she was even ''younger''. She could pass for 19 if she tried. She even looks older then her sister, who is 4 years older.