About Ellen Page
Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page, known professionally as Ellen Page, is a Canadian actress ,born February 21, 1987. Page was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is the daughter of Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. She attended the Halifax Grammar School until grade 10, spent some time at Queen Elizabeth High School, and graduated from the Shambhala School in 2005. She also spent two years in Toronto, Ontario, studying in the Interact Program at Vaughan Road Academy, along with close friend and fellow Canadian actor Mark Rendall.Growing up, Page enjoyed playing with action figures and climbing trees.
Page began her career at the age of 10 on the award-winning television series Pit Pony in 1997, for which she received a Gemini nomination and a Young Artist Awards nomination.Page also appeared in the cult hit TV series Trailer Park Boys in 2001 . Later, she appeared in Marion Bridge in 2002, which won the award for Best Canadian First Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. She won a Gemini Award for her role of Lilith in the first season of ReGenesis in the year 2004 , a one-hour drama for TMN/Movie Central, and for the cable feature, Mrs. Ashboro’s Cat (2004), for Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series. .At the age of 16, she was cast in Mouth to Mouth, an independent film shot in Europe. Page starred in the 2005 movie Hard Candy as a young girl who takes a pedophile hostage, and won praise for “one of the most complex, disturbing and haunting performances of the year.”
Page appeared in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and X-Men: Days of Future Past in 2014 as Kitty Pryde, a girl who can walk through walls. In the previous X-Men movies.Page also played role of the title character in the 2007 film Juno. Page also co-starred in Smart People, which premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Shot before Juno, but released afterwards, the film saw her playing overachieving daughter to Dennis Quaid’s college professor character. Page featured in Michael Lander’s film Peacock, opposite Cillian Murphy, Susan Sarandon, Bill Pullman and Josh Lucas, which was released in 2010 despite an original release date of 2009. In August 2009, she began shooting the big-budget Christopher Nolan thriller Inception, alongside co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ken Watanabe. The film was released on July 16, 2010. She has starred in the film Super, and was announced to be playing Stacie Andree in a film about Laurel Hester, finally released in 2015 as Freeheld.
Page co-starred in Zal Batmanglij’s 2013 thriller film “The East” a movie inspired by the experiences and drawing on thrillers from the 1970s, alongside Brit Marling and Alexander Skarsgård; Page replaced Felicity Jones, who had been attached to the project, but later dropped out. The same year she starred in Lynn Shelton’s Touchy Feely alongside Rosemarie DeWitt. Page starred in the film Tallulah alongside her Juno costar, Allison Janney, and had two other releases slated for 2015, Canadian drama film Into the Forest and Peter Sollett’s Free held.
Ellen Page Age
The amazingly talented actress was born in the year 1987 and is currently 30 years old.
Ellen Page Personal Life
In the year 2008, Page was one of 30 celebrities who participated in an online ad series for 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 Sexiest Vegetarians of 2014. She is an atheist. In September 2015, Page confirmed that she is in a relationship with artist and surfer Samantha Thomas, with whom she walked the red carpet for the world premiere of the film Freeheld at the Toronto International Film Festival. In October, she discussed their relationship on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Ellen Page Coming Out
On February 14, 2014, Page came out as gay during a speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s “Time to Thrive” conference in Las Vegas. In 2014, Page was included as part of The Advocate’s annual “40 Under 40” list.
Ellen Page Movies
- To Rome With Love
- The East
- Whip It
- Barbara Walters Special
- Smart People
- The stone Angel
- The Tracey Fragments
- Hard Candy
- X-men:The Last Stand
- Mouth to Mouth
- Wilby Wonderful
- Ghost Cat
- Rideau Hall
- Marion Bridge
Ellen Page Awards and Nominations
Due to her outstanding talent in acting ,Page has been nominated for several awards over the years. These Awards include:Due to her outstanding talent in acting ,Page has been nominated for several awards over the years. These Awards include:
- 2000 Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series
- 2003 ACTRA Maritimes Award for Outstanding Performance – Female Marion Bridge Won
- 2004 Atlantic Film Festival Canadian Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor – Female
- 2006 Austin Film Critics Association Awards for Best Actress Hard Candy
- 2007 Atlantic Film Festival Canadian Award for Best Actress The Tracey Fragments
- 2008 Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
- 2008 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
- 2008 BAFTA Film Award for Best Leading Actress
- 2008 BAFTA Orange Rising Star Award Herself
- 2011 MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-Shit Performance
- 2011 Saturn Award for Best Actress
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