Ellen Page is a popular Canadian actor and producer. The actor has been breaking the internet and making headlines worldwide after sharing his transgender identity. The Umbrella Academy actor announced on Tuesday that he is now named Elliot Page. This happened through a letter to Twitter. So, who is Ellen Page exactly?
The Canadian native commenced acting at the tender age of 10. He was featured in the locally-produced TV movie Pit Pony. Page's talent and skill led to an award nomination. The actor also scooped a regular role in a TV series called Spin-off. Page has a soft spot for engaging in outdoor activities, such as camping and backpacking.
- Birth name: Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page
- Year of birth: February 21, 1987
- Elliot Page age: 33 years
- Gender: Transgender
- Ellen Page height in feet: 5.085302
- Career: Actor and producer
- Elliot Page Instagram: @elliotpage
The actor was born on February 21, 1987, to his parents. Dennis Page, the actor's father, is a graphic designer, while his mother, Martha Philpotts, is a teacher. Elliot attended the Halifax Grammar School until grade 10. He spent some time at Queen Elizabeth High School and graduated in 2005 from the Shambhala School. Page also spent two years in Toronto, Ontario, where he studied in the Interact Program at Vaughan Road Academy.
Was Elliot Page born a man?
The actor was a female at birth until this year when he recently announced being transgender. The Canadian-born actor formerly known as Ellen Page revealed that he is transgender. This was after announcing to being a female gay in 2014 to an audience in Las Vegas. He was quoted saying:
I am tired of hiding, and I am tired of lying by omission.
In the recent unfolding's, the actor released the statement through his Twitter social media account.
I can't begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self.
I love that I am Trans. And I love that I am queer.
The actor also used the chance to comment and address discrimination towards Trans people.
The truth is, despite feeling profoundly happy right now and knowing how much privilege I carry, I am also scared. I'm scared of the invasiveness, the hate, the jokes, and of violence.
To be clear, I am not trying to dampen a moment that is joyous and one that I celebrate, but I want to address the full picture. The statistics are staggering.
Elliot Page actor started acting when he was ten years old in 1997. Ellen appeared in a locally-produced TV movie known as Pit Pony. He was later featured in a regular role in a TV series in 1999, known as Spin-off, after winning a Young Artist Award. In 2002, he starred in the film Marion Bridge as Joanie. Since then, he appeared in TV series, such as Trailer Park Boys and Touch & Go in 2003, among many others, as the years went on.
Elliot Page movies
- Pit Pony
- X-Men series
- Tales of the City
- The Cured
- My Days of Mercy
- Window Horses
- Ma vie de Courgette
- Into the Forest
- The Umbrella Academy
- Marion Bridge
- Trailer Park Boys
- Rideau Hall
- Mouth to Mouth
- Wilby Wonderful
- Hard Candy
- The Tracey Fragments
- An American Crime
- Jack and Diane
- The Stone Angel
- Smart People
- The Simpsons
- Whip It
- Glenn Martin
- Family Guy
- To Rome with Love
- Touchy Feely
- The East
- Out There
- Touch & Go
Who is Juno star?
Ellen Page Juno role led to his nomination for an Academy Award. The actor also featured in the X-Men franchise as well as the Reboot of Flatliners. The 33-year-old had received international acclaim for starring as a pregnant teenager in the Juno film.
The actor has been featured in various awards for his splendid acting performances. Here are some of his nominations and awards won.
- 2008- Golden Globe nominee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy.
- 2007 - Oscar nominee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.
- 2008 - BAFTA Film Awards nominee for Rising Star Award.
- 2008 - BAFTA Film Awards nominee for Best Leading Actress.
- 2007 - Genie Awards nominee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.
- 2004 - Genie Awards nominee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.
- 2008 - Critics' Choice Awards nominee in Best Actress.
- 2008- Critics' Choice Awards for Best Acting Ensemble.
- 2017- Emmy — Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program.
- 2008 - Won in the Independent Spirit Awards for Best Female Lead.
- 2016 - Emmy nominee for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program.
- 2007 - Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.
Is Elliot Page married?
Ellen Page and Emma Porter are a married couple. They got married in 2018. Emma Porter is a professional dancer and choreographer and a prominent advocate for LGBT rights.
What is Elliot Page net worth?
It is quite evident that the actor has had a successful career. Page is estimated to have a net worth of about $16 million, attributed to his thriving acting career.
Ellen Page is undoubtedly one of the best actors of his time. His career on screen is likely to be an interesting ride as he continues to set his eyes on the ultimate prize.
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