Elle Fanning is an American actress. She made her film debut as a child as the younger version of her sister Dakota
Fannings character in the drama film I Am Sam 2001.
She appeared in several other films as a child actress including Daddy Day Care 2003 Babel 2006 The Curious Case of
Benjamin Button and Phoebe in Wonderland both 2008 and the miniseries The Lost Room 2006.
In 2010 she starred in Sofia Coppolas drama Somewher and in 2011 she gained wider recognition for her starring role
in J.J. Abrams science fiction film Super 8.
Fanning played Princess Aurora in the fantasy films Maleficent 2014 and Maleficent Mistress of Evil 2019 while working
in independent films from auteurs such as Sally Potters Ginger & Rosa 2012 Nicolas Winding Refns The Neon Demon 2016
Mike Mills 20th Century Women 2016 and Sofia Coppolas The Beguiled 2017.