|Elsie Fisher Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||April 3, 2003|
Elsie Fisher is an American actress who is best known for playing the character of Kayla Day in the drama-comedy film Eighth Grade and also for lending her voice for the character of Agnes in the films Despicable Me 1 and 2. She is quite active on her Instagram and has amassed more than 100k followers on the social networking platform.
Elsie Kate Fisher
Riverside, California, United States
Elsie attended The Los Cerritos Middle School until 8th grade. In her interview with Jimmy Kimmel in July 2018, she revealed that she would be homeschooled from the next year.
- Father – Chris Fisher
- Siblings – Nathan Fisher (Younger Brother)
- Others – Scott Fjeldstad Fisher (Paternal Grandfather), James Stanley Rasmussen (Maternal Grandfather), Anita Belle Hayler (Maternal Grandmother)
Elsie is represented by Innovative Artists Talent Agency.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She has Norwegian (three-eighths), Danish (one-eighth), German, English, Swiss-German, Scottish, distant Irish, and Welsh ancestry.
- Thick eyebrows
- Round face
Elsie has done endorsement work for brands like –
- Chevy Traverse (2010)
- Barnes and Noble (2010)
- Hershey’s (2010)
- Kmart (2009)
Best Known For
Playing the character of Kayla Day in the drama-comedy film Eighth Grade
She made her theatrical film debut in Dirty Girl as Tiffany in 2011.
As a voice actress, Elsie made her theatrical film debut in Despicable Me for the character of Agnes in 2010.
First TV Show
Elsie made her TV show debut in Medium as Young Bridgette in 2009.
As a voice actress, she made her TV show debut by lending her voice to the character of Masha in the English version of the Russian animated series, Masha and the Bear in January 2009.
Elsie Fisher Favorite Things
- Animal – Giraffe
- Restaurant – Starbucks
Source – IMDb, Instagram
Elsie Fisher Facts
- She got discovered for the first time when she was just 4 years old. Her father revealed that she had come to a jazz club where he worked and started acting on stage which a regular guest saw and approached him.
- She coincidently finished her 8th grade in school weeks before she started filming the movie, Eighth Grade. Elsie also faced some tough situations in her 8th grade just like the character she played in the film and got a bit bullied by others.
- The original script of the Eighth Grade showed actors using Facebook for messaging but she asked director Bo Burnham to change it to Instagram as she thought nobody uses Facebook anymore.
- After receiving her Golden Globes nomination for “Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy” for her performance in Eighth Grade, she went out for a doughnut party.
- She gave her voice for the character of Agnes in the Despicable Me 1 and 2 and she was only 5 years old during the first one. She revealed in an interview that she could not read at that time so she just repeated the lines she was said to speak.
- Elsie prefers french fries to chicken nuggets.
- She loves to play Dungeons and Dragons so much that she even has a podcast called Xtreme D&D which she runs along with her friends.
- She has a pet cat named Judy and she posted on Instagram that the name is after Jimmy Neutron’s mother.
- Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.
Featured Image by Elsie Fisher / Instagram