Ellen Page Biography

Ellen Philpotts-Page, known professionally as Ellen Page, was born on February 21, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She fell for acting at an early age and began her career when she was just 10 years old. At first, she acted on local TV shows, including "Pit Pony", "Trailer Park Boys", and "ReGenesis" and won several awards in addition to a number of award nominations.

Subsequently venturing into films, Page won attention after starring in the 2005 drama "Hard Candy". She earned huge praise for his portrayal of a 14-year-old girl who meets a 30-year-old photographer on the Internet and then looks to expose him as pedophile. This was followed by a spot in "X-Men: The Last Stand" as Kitty Pryde / Shadowcat. In 2007, she experienced career breakthrough after being tapped to star as Juno MacGuff in comedy drama "Juno", for which she received Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and SAG Best Actress nominations, and won the Independent Spirit Award.

From that point on, Page could be seen lending her famous figure in a number of other notable films, like "The Tracey Fragments" (2007), "Smart People" (2008), "Whip It" (2009), "Inception" (2010), "To Rome With Love" (2012), also "X-Men: Days of Future Past" (2014). She, moreover, had guest starring roles in an episode of "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy".

Page, who describes herself as a pro-choice feminist, came out as gay in a speech at the Human Rights Campaign's "Time to Thrive" conference back on February 14, 2014. Besides, she is also a vegetarian and has been named one of PETA's Sexiest Vegetarians of 2014.