Ellen page Biography
Elliot Page formerly Ellen Page born as (Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page) on the 21st of February, 1987 is a Canadian actor and producer and director. He is famous for starring in 2005 drama Hard Candy, for which he won the Austin Film Critics Association’s Award for Best Actress. He has received various accolades, including an Oscar nomination, two BAFTA and Emmy nominations, and a Satellite Award.
The successful Canadian celebrity has been in the news ever since he came out as a transgender and changed he name from Ellen to Elliot.
Ellen Page Profile Summary
Name: Elliot Page
Real Name: Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page
Birth Date: February 21, 1987 (age 35 years)
Birth place: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Occupation: Actor, producer, Director
Years active: 1997–present
Spouse: Emma Portner (m. 2018; Divorced 2021)
Height: 5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
Birth Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male (Earlier Transgender)
Sexuality: Heterosexual (After transgender)
Parents: Dennis Page and Martha Philpotts
Early life and Education Background
Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia in the Eastern part of Canda, to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. He was assigned female at birth and used his birth name of Ellen prior to transitioning.Page attended the Halifax Grammar School until grade 10, and spent some time at Queen Elizabeth High School. After graduating from the Shambhala School in 2005, Page spent two years in Toronto, studying in the Interact Program at Vaughan Road Academy, along with close friend and fellow Canadian actor Mark Rendall.
Teachers noticed Ellen’s acting potential right away, so the aspiring actress was actively involved in all the theater plays. Throughout much of this time, he had been acting, landing his first role at the age of 10 in the television movie, “Pit Pony(1999).”Ellen was outstanding and very convincing in that role and was later cast to play in the spin-off television series. She later appeared in a number of Canadian feature films, including Marion Bridge(2002), Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story, Going for Broke, Wilby Wonderful, and many others.
The girl was a real tomboy growing up – she preferred to be friends with boys, climbed trees, and loved to roller-skate, which often led to numerous bruises and cuts. In spite of this Ellen was unbelievably artistic and eagerly participated in children’s plays and productions, completely unbothered and without any fear of the audience. That is why her parents decided to enroll her at school with a strong theater program. The risk, as we all know, has paid off!
By the time Ellen finished junior high, she managed to appear in a dozen films and became quite a well-known and recognized young Canadian actress. However, all that fame and success did not interfere with her education.
Page first acted on camera in 1997 at the age of ten, starring as Maggie Maclean in the CBC television movie Pit Pony,nwhich later spun off into a television series of the same name that ran from 1999 to 2000. In 2002, Page starred as Joanie in the film Marion Bridge, which is noted for being his first feature-film role.In the same year, he was cast in the television series Trailer Park Boys. Page had roles in the films Touch & Go and Love That Boy in 2003, and he also starred in the television films Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story and Ghost Cat in the same year. In 2004, Page starred in the drama Wilby Wonderful. Also in 2004, he had a recurring role in season 1 of the series ReGenesis as Lilith Sandström, daughter of the show’s protagonist.
In 2005, at just 17, Page received recognition for his role in the movie Hard Candy, where he portrayed Hayley Stark, a young girl who takes a pedophile hostage. Ellen confirmed that she took inspiration from Jodie Foster’s character from a drama film The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane, which came out in 1977. Also in 2005, he starred in the British film Mouth to Mouth. In 2006, Page appeared in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) as Kitty Pryde, a girl who can walk through walls.
In 2007, he had his widespread breakthrough for his leading role as the title character in the coming-of-age comedy-drama film Juno. A critical and financial success, the film was widely considered to be one of the best of the 2000s. Also in 2007, he appeared in The Stone Angel, and led the films An American Crime based on the true horrific story. She portrayed a teenager Sylvia, who was forcibly detained in the basement and tortured by a woman, Sylvia’s parents paid to take care of their kids. She also led the film The Tracey Fragments.
In 2008, Page co-starred in the comedy-drama film Smart People, which premiered in January that year at the Sundance Film Festival. In the film, he played the overachieving daughter of a college professor. On March 1, 2008, Page hosted Saturday Night Live. On May 3, 2009, he guest starred in the episode “Waverly Hills 9-0-2-1-D’oh” of the animated series The Simpsons as the character Alaska Nebraska, a parody of Hannah Montana. September 2009 saw the release of Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut, Whip It, starring Page as a member of a roller derby team.
In August 2009, Page was cast in the big-budget Christopher Nolan thriller Inception, which began filming the same year.The film was released on July 16, 2010, being hailed as one of the best films of the 2010s.In January 2010, Page began appearing in a series of advertisements for Cisco Systems, including commercials set in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.That April, the Michael Lander film Peacock featured Page as Maggie Bailey, a struggling young mother, he also appeared in the film “The Super” and was also set to appear in a brand new HBO drama series Tilda, however the show was dropped by the network due to creative differences between the creators. In April 2011, it was announced that Page would co-star as Monica in the Woody Allen film To Rome with Love, a film told in four separate vignettes; the film was released in 2012. In June 2012, Quantic Dream announced the video game Beyond: Two Souls in which Page portrays one of the protagonists, Jodie Holmes; it was released on October 8, 2013, in North America. In 2013, Page stated that his directorial debut would be Miss Stevens, and would star Anna Faris and be produced by Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz and Doug Wald; the project eventually moved forward without Page, with scriptwriter Julia Hart replacing Page as the director. Also in 2013, he co-starred in Zal Batmanglij’s thriller The East, a film inspired by the experiences and drawing on thrillers from the 1970s, and he also starred in Lynn Shelton’s Touchy Feely. In 2014, Page reprised his role as Kitty Pryde in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). In December 2014, Page portrayed Han Solo in a staged reading of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
In 2015, Page starred and produced the film Freeheld, a film about Laurel Hester; the film was adapted from the 2007 short film of the same name “intentions”. In 2016, Page co-starred in the Netflix film Tallulah as the titular character; In the film, his character is a young woman who abducts a baby and tries to pass it off as her own. In the same year, he appeared in the film Window Horses and provided the English voice of Rosy in the French film My Life as a Zucchin.
On November 9, 2017, it was announced that Page had been cast in the main role of Vanya Hargreeves in the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy. After Page came out as transgender, it was revealed that he would continue his role as Vanya in the show, with Netflix updating Page’s name across the service. He headlined the science-fiction film Flatliners,a remake of the 1990 film of the same name which was released in 2017, emerging as a commercial success. Also in 2017, he produced and starred in the film The Cured.
In 2019, Page starred in the Netflix miniseries Tales of the City as Shawna Hopkins,which received positive reviews. Page, along with Ian Daniel, directed and produced the documentary There’s Something in the Water, which is about environmental racism; the film premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, and was later released on Netflix on March 27, 2020.Page will next have a voice role in the upcoming film Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin and Robodog.
In August 2021, Page collaborated with Mark Rendall for a music release on Bandcamp. The three track EP has been described as “lo-fi bedroom pop adventure” in the press. In August 2021, he signed an overall deal with Universal Content Productions.In September 2021, Page launched a production company, Page Boy Productions, and appointed Matt Jordan Smith to serve as Head of Development and Production. In February 2022, it was announced that Flatiron Books had acquired the publishing rights to Pageboy, a memoir written by Page, for $3 million, with the book set to release in 2023.
Elliot Page(Elliot Page) Age
Page was born on February 21, 1987. He will be 33 years old
Elliot Page (Ellen Page) height
He is of average stature. He stands at a height of 5’1″ (155 cm)
Elliot Page (Ellen Page) Net Worth
The famous actress has an estimated net worth of $15 million. Her major source of income is her acting career.Ellen collects most of her income from acting. She has been in the Hollywood industry for over two decades. To date, she has around 51 actings, seven producing, and 1 director credit under her name. In addition to her career as an actress, Ellen also is a spokesperson for Cisco Systems and the narrator of documentary, Vanishing of the Bees. Maybe it does not have a huge impact on Page’s net worth but it helps her to become even more popular. What is more, Ellen will try her to do some directorial work
On abortion rights, in 2008, Page described himself as a pro-choice feminist. He was one of 30 celebrities who participated in a 2008 online advertisement series for US Campaign for Burma, calling for an end to the military dictatorship in Myanmar. Page practices a vegan lifestyle, and PETA named him and Jared Leto the Sexiest Vegetarians of 2014. He is an atheist, having remarked that religion “has always been used for beautiful things, and also as a way to justify discrimination”.
On February 14, 2014, Page, who was then presenting as female, came out as gay during a speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s “Time to Thrive” conference in Las Vegas benefitting the LGBT youths. She made the announcement in a moving and deeply personal speech delivered before several hundred attendees at the conference. “I’m here today because I am gay,” Page who was 26 years old then told the audience, “and because maybe I can make a difference, to help others have an easier and more hopeful time. Regardless, for me, I feel a personal obligation and a social responsibility.“I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission,” Page proudly and defiantly declared. “I suffered for years because I was scared to be out. My spirit suffered, my mental health suffered and my relationships suffered. And I’m standing here today, with all of you, on the other side of all that pain.”
After that, she became public about her relationships with women and could often be seen with her then-girlfriend, an artist, Samantha Thomas. Soon after the couple’s break-up, Ellen was spotted with a new love interest, dancer, and choreographer, Emma Portner.
Ellen Page is vegan, she also practices meditation and yoga. Animal rights organization PETA named her and Jared Leto the Sexiest Vegetarians of 2014.
In November 2017, Page stated that he had been outed at age 18 by filmmaker Brett Ratner while on the set of X-Men: The Last Stand.His account was corroborated by co-star Anna Paquin, who said that she was present when Ratner made the comment. In a lengthy Facebook post, Page expressed gratitude towards people who spoke out against abuse, and expressed frustration at the pattern of those who continued to remain silent on such matters. In 2014, Page was included in The Advocate’s annual “40 Under 40” list.
Page is a very active philanthropist who has been chosen for a variety of reasons. Page was particularly committed to ending the dictatorship in Burma. The Canadian actress belongs to the list of 30 celebrities who said yes to be appeared in the online campaign for Burma calling for an end to the military dictatorship out there.
In January 2018, Page announced that he and dancer/choreographer Emma Portner had married; they met after Page noticed Portner on Instagram. They separated in mid-2020, and Page filed for divorce in January 2021; it was finalized in early 2021.
Elliot Page (Ellen Page) Gender Transition
On December 1, 2020, Page came out as transgender on his social media accounts and announced that she would rather be known now as Elliot Paige with the pronouns he and him. Page explained that his decision to speak openly about his gender identity was partially prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and partially by the anti-transgender rhetoric in politics and the news cycle. GLAAD spokesperson Nick Adams stated that Page “will now be an inspiration to countless trans and non-binary people”. Page’s then-wife, Emma Portner, expressed support for him coming out that same day on her Instagram account, saying she was “so proud” of Page. Netflix tweeted: “So proud of our superhero! We love you Elliot!” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and several celebrities, such as Ellen DeGeneres, James Gunn, and Kumail Nanjiani, expressed support for Page after the announcement.That same day, subscription streaming service and production company Netflix announced that it would immediately adjust the credits in its streaming library from Ellen to Elliot. These changes were completed by December 8 on the films Tallulah (2016) and Flatliners (2017), the television series The Umbrella Academy (first two seasons, 2019–2020), and the television miniseries Tales of the City (2019).
Page appeared on the cover of the March 29 / April 5, 2021 issue of Time, making him the first openly trans man to do so. He requested that Wynne Neilly photograph him for the cover because he wanted another transgender person to be the photographer. In the featured article, he described himself as queer and nonbinary, and revealed that at the time he came out, he had been recovering from undergoing top surgery, a process that he described as “not only life-changing but lifesaving”. Page also revealed that at the age of nine, “I felt like a boy… I wanted to be a boy. I would ask my mom if I could be someday
Awards won by Elliot Page (Ellen Page)
ACTRA Maritimes Awards for Outstanding Female Performance in Marion Bridge (2002)
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards for Best Breakthrough Performance in Juno (2007)
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards for Best Ensemble Cast in Juno (2007)
At the Atlantic Film Festival, she won for the Outstanding Performance by an Actor – Female in Wilby Wonderful (2004)
Atlantic Film Festival for Best Actress in The Tracey Fragments (2007)
Austin Film Critics Association Awards for Best Actress in Hard Candy (2005)
Austin Film Critics Association Awards for Best Actress in Jun (2007)
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards for Best Actress in Juno (2007)
Detroit Film Critics Society Awards for Best Actress and Best Cast in Juno (2007)
Florida Film Critics Circle Awards for Best Actress and Pauline Kael Breakout Award for the film Juno (2007)
Gemini Awards for Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series in the film Ghost Cat a.k.a. Mrs. Ashboro’s Cat or The Cat That Came Back
Gemini Awards for Best Supporting Actress in ReGenesis (2004)
Independent Spirit Awards for Best Lead Female in Juno (2007)
MTV Movie Awards for Best Female Performance in Juno (2007)
MTV Movie Awards for Best Frightened Performance in the film Inception (2010)
Elliot Page (Ellen Page) Movies
The Wet Season
Touch & Go
Love That Boy
Vanishing of the Bees
To Rome with Love
My Days of Mercy
Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphins
Trailer Park Boys
The Umbrella Academy
Tales of the City
Where does Elliot live?
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Elliot Page (Ellen Page) Instagram
You can connect with the actor on Instagram@ Elliotpage
Elliot Page Twitter
Page can be followed on Twitter @TheElliotpage
Elliot Page wife
The actor was married to Emma portner but they divorced in 2021
Elliot Page former name
Before his gender transition, Elliot identified as Ellen Page and his pronouns were she/her.
FAQ’S about Elliot Page
Will Elliot still play Vanya?
Yes Page will be reprising his role, as his character is one of the most compelling one in Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy”
How old is Elliot Page?
Page is 35 years old (born on February 21 1987)
What Nationality is Elliot Page?
His nationality is Canadian
How old was Page when he played Juno?
Page was 19 years old when he played the character of “Juno MacGuff” in 2007
What is Elliot Page salary?
Page’s exact salary is not known, but he has a networth of $ 15 million