I admit I have a hard time telling the Fanning sisters — Dakota and Elle — apart. I saw that the two would be starring in the upcoming World War II adaptation The Nightingale, and so I decided to attempt to disentangle them in my mind. Look for a post about Elle next week!
The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
A coming of age story set in 1964 South Carolina.
The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
As actress Beverly Aadland in this 1950s-set story about an aging Errol Flynn.
Effie Gray (2014)
The true story of Pre-Raphaelites John Ruskin and his wife Euphemia Gray, whose trouble marriage was eventually annulled.
A thriller set in the late 19th-century West. Fanning plays a mute midwife.
The Alienist (2018-20)
A TV series about a team trying to solve a case about a serial killer of children, set in 1890s New York.
What’s your favorite Dakota Fanning frock flick role?