Ellen Page Biography

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Ellen Page

Quick Facts Of Ellen Page

Celebrated Name Ellen Page
Age 32 Years
Nick Name The Tiny Canadian
Birth Name Ellen Philpotts-Page
Birth Date 1987-02-21
Gender Female
Profession Actor

Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page is a Canadian actress and producer popular by the name Ellen Page. She started her acting career from the television film Pit Pony in 1997. She started gaining recognition after she appeared in the 2005 drama Hard Candy. Her title role in 2007 comedy film Juno is considered her breakthrough role. Her other best-known films and television series are X-Men series, An American Crime, The Tracey Fragments, Whip It, Super, and Inception.

She has over 1.4 million followers on her Instagram.

Ellen Page speaks about the Trump administration impact on the LGBTQ community

Ellen Page, who came out as a gay in February 2014, appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and criticized the Trump administration for its effect on the LGBTQ community. She claimed Trump's administration and their hateful ideology towards the LGBTQ community has created more hate towards them. 

She specifically mentioned the current US President, Trump and the current US Vice-President, Mike Pence, and their ideologies about the LGBTQ community has increased hate crimes in recent years. She gave the recent incident of Jussie Smollett as an example, where the Empire star was attacked by two white men making racial and homophobic slurs.

She asked everyone to connect the dots between what happened to Smollett and the current administration's stand on LGBTQ people.

She said “If you are in a position of power and you hate people and you want to cause suffering to them, you go through the trouble, you spend your career trying to cause suffering…what do you think is going to happen? Kids are going to be abused and they’re going to kill themselves. People are going to be beaten on the street. I have traveled the world and I have met the most marginalized people you could meet. I’m lucky to have this time and this privilege to say this. This needs to fucking stop.”

People have shown their support across Twitter for standing up and speaking for the LGBTQ community.

Famous For

  • Her title character in 2007 comedy film Juno.
  • Her work in 2005 drama Hard Candy.
  • Her role in the 2010 Inception.

Early Life, Place of Birth, Nationality, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Horoscope, Education

Ellen Page was born on 21 February 1987. She was born to a father, Dennis Page, and a mother, Martha Philpotts. She belongs to white ethnicity. Her birthplace is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Canada. She holds Canadian nationality. She is an atheist. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

She attended the Halifax Grammar School, Queen Elizabeth High School and graduated from the Shambhala School in 2005. She studied the Interact Program at Vaughan Road Academy in Toronto, Ontario.

She grew up playing with the action figures and climbing trees.

Career, Television, Films, Voice Roles, Producer

Ellen Page started her acting career in the CBC television movie Pit Pony in 1997.

The television movie, Pit Pony later spun off into a television series, where she appeared from 1999 to 2000.

Other television films, she has worked in are Homeless to Harvard, Going for Broke, Ghost Cat, and I Downloaded a Ghost.

She later appeared in Trailer park Boys, Rideau Hall, Regenesis, and Tilda.

She has few voice roles in Glenn Martin, DDS, Family Guy, and Out There.

She will appear as the main cast in an upcoming American web television series, The Umbrella Academy and in an upcoming American drama web television miniseries, Tales of the City, both scheduled to release in 2019.

She made her film debut in the 2002 short film, The Wet Season. 

Her most noticeable films are Hard Candy, X-Men series, An American Crime, Juno, The Tracey Fragments, Whip It, Inception, and Super.

She has appeared in other films including Touch & Go, Love That Boy, and Wilby Wonderful, The Stone Angel, Smart People, Peacock, To Rome with Love, The East, Touchy Feely, Tallulah, and Flatliners.

She has produced several films including Freeheld, Into the Forest, May Days of Mercy, and The Cured.

She had voice roles in the 2016 film, Window Horses.

She has voice roles in her upcoming films Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphins scheduled to release in 2019.

She was also featured in the 2013 video game Beyond: Two Souls.

Awards, Achievements, Nominations

Her role in the 2007 film Juno has earned her several accolades and nominations. She has won Teen Choice Award, Satellite Award, and several other awards and earned nominations including BAFTA Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Academy Awards.

She has won Austin Film Critics Association Best Actress Award for her role in 2005 film Hard Candy.

She has won Gemini Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in 2004 ReGenesis.

She has won MTV Movie Award for Best Frightened Performance for her role in 2010 Inception.

She won Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress for her role in 2007 The Tracey Fragments.

Personal Life, Marital Status, Gay, Wife, Children

Ellen Page is a married woman. She is married to dancer and choreographer, Emma Portner. They got married in 2018. 

She came out as gay during a speech at the Human Rights Campaign's "Time to Thrive" conference in Las Vegas on 14 February 2014.

She alleged filmmaker Brett Ratner in November 2017 that he outed her as gay on the set of X-Men: The Last Stand. She was 18 at the time.

She is a pro-choice feminist. She attended Buddhist school in her youth and practiced meditation and yoga. She practices a vegan lifestyle.

Body Measurements, Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair Color, Shoe Size, Dress Size

The Canadian actress stands at a height of 1.55 m i.e. 5 feet and 1 inch. She has a body weight of 106 lbs i.e. 48 kg. She has slim body build. Her body measurements are 32-23-33 inches. She has hazel colored eyes and her hair color is dark brown. She wears a dress of size 2(US) and shoe of size 6 (US).

Net Worth, Source of Income, Commercials

As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at around $14 million. She has earned most of her fortune working in the entertainment industry. Working in the films and televisions are her main source of income. She also serves as a spokesperson for Cisco Systems in a series of advertisement as of 2010. She has also appeared in few of their commercials. 

Did You Know?

  • Her father is a graphic designer, whereas her mother is a teacher.
  • Ellen Page and actor Mark Rendall were classmates at Vaughan Road Academy.
  • She has appeared as a host on Saturday Night Live in 2008.
  • She has appeared as a host in the documentary series on Viceland, Gaycation since 2016. She is also its executive producer.
  • She has narrated 2009 environmental documentary, Vanishing of the Bees.
  • She voiced the English dub in a 2016 Swiss-French stop motion comedy-drama film, My Life as a Zucchini.
  • She was ranked 86th and 93rd on FHM's Sexiest Women in the World list in 2008 and 2009 consecutively.
  • She was listed in Entertainment Weekly's future A-list stars list in 2008.
  • She was one of the 30 celebrities who participated in an online ad series for the US Campaign for Burma in 2008. They called for an end to the military dictatorship in Burma.
  • Ellen Page and Jared Leto were named the Sexiest Vegetarians of 2014 by PETA.
  • She was included as part of The Advocate's annual "40 Under 40" list in 2014.

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