Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page (Halifax, Nova Scotia; February 21, 1987), better known as Ellen Page, is a Canadian actress, activist, and producer. Her career began with roles on such television shows as Pit Pony, Trailer Park Boys, and ReGenesis. She starred in the 2005 drama Hard Candy, for which she won the Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress.
Her lead role was the title character in Jason Reitman’s film Juno (2007), for which he received nominations for an Academy Award, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best. Actress and won the Independent Spirit Award, an MTV. Movie Award and a Teen Choice Award.
Page played Kitty Pryde in the X-Men movies (2006, 2014). She also starred in An American Crime (2007), The Tracey Fragments (2007), a role that won her the Vancouver Film Critics Award for Best Actress – Smart People (2008), Whip It (2009), Super (2010), and Inception (2010).
She provided the voice, motion capture, and image for Jodie Holmes in the video game Beyond: Two Souls (2013). In 2017, she was cast as Vanya Hargreeves on the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy.
Personal Information of Ellen Page:
- Full Name: Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page
- Nick Name: The Tiny Canadian
- Date of Birth: February 21, 1987
- Age: 33 Year Old
- Nationality: Canadian
- Sun Sign: Pisces
- Birth Place: Halifax, Nova Scotia
- Occupation: Actress
- Height: 5’1″ (155 cm),
- Weight: 48 kg (106 pounds)
- Shoe Size: 6 US
- Body Measurements: 32-23-33
- Eye Color: Light Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Father: Dennis Page
- Mother: Martha Phillpotts
- Spouse/Ex-: Emma Portner (2018-Present)
- City: Halifax, Canada
Early Life of Ellen Page:
Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Dennis Page (graphic designer) and Martha Philpotts (teacher). She attended Halifax Grammar School through the eighth grade and subsequently spent several years at Queen Elizabeth High School, finally graduating from Shambhala School in 2005.
She spent two years in Toronto, Ontario, studying on the interactive program on Vaughan Road Academy along with his best friend and Canadian actor Mark Rendall. Johnny Depp was once found in a recording studio. As a child, she entertained herself by playing with action figures, climbing trees, and listening to pop and rap.
Personal Life of Ellen Page:
In 2008, she was one of thirty celebrities who participated in a series of online advertisements for the US Campaign for Burma, calling for an end to the military dictatorship in Burma. She describes herself as a pro-choice feminist.
She attended Buddhist school in her youth and practiced meditation and yoga. She practices a vegan lifestyle, and PETA named her and Jared Leto the most attractive vegetarians of 2014. Not religious, she commented that religion “has always been used for beautiful things and also as a way to justify discrimination.”.
In 2014 she publicly declared her lesbianism at a conference to support LGBT youth in Las Vegas, her motivation was to serve as an example to young people and she did so “out of personal motivation and social responsibility.”
On November 10, 2017, she alleged that filmmaker Brett Ratner had declared her gay on the set of X-Men: The Last Stand, when she was eighteen, nearly a decade before it came out publicly.
In a lengthy post on Facebook, she expressed her gratitude to people who were breaking the silence against abuse and expressed her frustration at the pattern of looking the other way in the industry.
Actress Anna Paquin expressed her support for Page, indicating that she was present when Ratner made the comment. On January 3, 2018, she married professional dancer Emma Portner.
Professional Life of Ellen Page:
Ellen Page began her career in the film Pit Pony (1997), at the age of ten, playing the role of Maggie McLean. Later, in 1999, the television series of the same name was made. Thanks to her work in the latter, she was nominated for the Gemini Awards in the category of the best performance of a children’s program.
She gained notoriety for her work in the film Hard Candy (2005), whose central theme is sexual abuse, as Hayley Stark, a smart and charming fourteen-year-old teenager who meets a young man in her early thirties with whom he “should” not be alone.
Ellen Page surprised critics and viewers with her portrayal of a role as tough as the one she had in this film, but she is perhaps best remembered for the X-Men saga in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and X- Men: Days of Future Past (2014) as Kitty Pryde / Shadowcat, a mutant capable of going through any type of material.
In 2007 she starred in the film An American Crime, based on a true story, playing Sylvia Likens, a sixteen-year-old teenager who was tortured to death by Gertrude Baniszewski.
That same year, she surprised critics again with a completely different record in her dramatic performance in Juno, a film about a sixteen-year-old girl who ends up making an unusual decision in the face of her unwanted pregnancy.
The film earned her a 2008 Golden Globe nomination in the category of Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical and an Oscar for Best Actress. Juno won the Oscar for the best screenplay on February 24, 2008.
On March 1, 2008, Page hosted the comedy show Saturday Night Live and on May 3, 2009, she appeared as a guest star on the Waverly Hills 9-0-2-1-D’oh episode of the animated series The Simpsons. , playing the character of Alaska Nebraska, a parody of Hannah Montana.
In April 2011, he appeared in Woody Allen’s film To Rome with Love, alongside actor Jesse Eisenberg.
She was also seen acting in the movie Inception, where according to several film critics she played a good role, and for which she was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actress.
In 2013, she put the face and voice of the protagonist Jodie Holmes of the video game Beyond: Two Souls, which is about a very special twenty-four-year-old girl, linked to a spirit that only she can witness and that will condition her entire life.
In 2019 she stars in the television series The Umbrella Academy premiered on Netflix, playing the role of Vanya Hargreeves / Number Seven.
Movies List of Ellen Page:
|The Wet Season||2002|
|Touch & Go||2003|
|Love That Boy||2003|
|Mouth to Mouth||2005|
|X-Men: The Last Stand||2006|
|An American Crime||2007|
|The Tracey Fragments||2007|
|The Stone Angel||2007|
|Vanishing of the Bees||2009|
|To Rome with Love||2012|
|X-Men: Days of Future Past||2014|
|Into the Forest||2015|
|My Life as a Zucchini||2016|
|My Days of Mercy||2017|
|There’s Something in the Water||2019|
|Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin Not yet released||TBA|
|Robodog Not yet released||TBA|
List of Television Shows of Ellen Page:
|Trailer Park Boys||2002|
|Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story||2003|
|Going for Broke|
|I Downloaded a Ghost||2004|
|Saturday Night Live||2008|
|Glenn Martin, DDS||2011|
|The Umbrella Academy||2019–present|
|Tales of the City||2019|