Who is Elliot Page?
Elliot Page is a Canadian film and television actor. He has won numerous awards, including a Satellite Award, two BAFTA Awards, Primetime Emmy Award nominations, and an Academy Award nomination. In December 2020, Page came out as transgender publicly.
Elliot Page bio
Elliot Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to graphic artist Dennis Page and teacher Martha Philpotts.
He was born with a female gender assignment, and before transitioning, he went by the name Ellen.
Elliot Page education
Page spent some time at Queen Elizabeth High School after attending Halifax Grammar School up until the 10th grade.
Together with her close friend and fellow Canadian actor Mark Rendall, Elliot Page spent two years in Toronto after graduating from the Shambhala School in 2005. They were both enrolled in the Interact Program at Vaughan Road Academy.
Elliot Page career
Following the popularity of “Pit Pony,” Elliot Page was cast in the same-named television spin-off series, which ran from 1999 to 2000. He received a Young Artist Award nomination for his performance.
He made an appearance in the 2002 movie “Marion Bridge” and was given a role in the TV show “Trailer Park Boys” as Treena Lahey, who appeared in five episodes.
He appeared in “Touch & Go” and “Love That Bo” in 2003, in addition to a number of television movies. He received the Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series for his work in the movie “Ghost Cat.”
Page received an award for his performance in “Willy Wonderful” in 2004 at the Atlantic Film Festival. Additionally, he was nominated for a Genie Award. He also made repeat appearances in the “ReGenesis” television series.
In the 2005 movie “Hard Candy,” where he played the part of Hayley Stark, Page received his breakthrough performance.
He received multiple nominations for awards and won the Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress in 2006 as a result of the movie’s critical and box office success.
He made an appearance in the commercial failure “X-Men: The Last Stand” in 2006.
When Page co-starred with Michael Cera in the coming-of-age comedy “June,” his reputation in Hollywood was further enhanced. The movie was a huge hit, and all critics agreed that Page’s performance stood out in particular.
He also won numerous honors, such as the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and the Academy Award for Best Actress, among many others.
Page featured in “An American Crime” and “The Tracey Fragments” in 2007 following the huge success of “Juno.” He co-starred in the Sundance Film Festival premiere of “Smart People” in 2007.
In 2008, he was also asked to host “Saturday Night Live.” The next year, Page played a member of a roller derby squad in Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut, “Whip It,” which was released in 2009. A successful premiere of the movie took place at the Toronto International Film Festival.
In the same year, Page received a role in Christopher Nolan’s suspenseful film “Inception.” The movie was a huge hit with audiences and critics alike. For his performance, Page received nominations for both a Saturn Award and an MTV Award. He also made an appearance in the movies “The Super” and “Peacock” in 2010.
In 2012, Page made appearances in both “To Rome with Love” and “Beyond: Two Souls” as characters. He had appearances in “The East” and “Touchy Feely” the following year. In the 2014 movie “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” he played the same X-Men character again.
The 2015 movie “Freeheld,” in which Page produced and starred, garnered mixed reviews. Later, he co-starred in the movie “Tallulah,” where his performance was well-received by critics. He was chosen to play the lead role in “The Umbrella Academy,” which premiered in 2017 and went on to receive positive reviews.
Additionally, he starred in the 2019 miniseries “Tales of the City” before directing and producing the documentary “There’s Something in the Water,” which had a successful Toronto Film Festival debut.
Page Boy Productions, his own production firm, was established in September 2021.
Elliot Page net worth
Previously known as Ellen Page, Canadian actress and director Elliot Page has a $8 million fortune. For his roles in movies and television productions including “Trailer Park Boys,” “Hard Candy,” “Juno,” and “Tallulah,” among others, Elliot Page has won numerous honors and accolades.
Elliot Page relationship
Elliot Page wed dancer/choreographer Emma Portner in January 2018; they became together after Page saw Portner on Instagram.
They divorced in early 2021 after Page filed for divorce in January 2021. They had split up in the middle of 2020.