Elliot Page, formerly Ellen Page was born on February 21, 1987(age 34 years) is a Canadian actor and producer. He first became known for his role in the film and television series Pit Pony (1997–2000), for which he was nominated for a Young Artist Award, and for recurring roles in Trailer Park Boys (2002) and ReGenesis (2004). Page also received recognition for his role in the film Hard Candy (2005), and won an Austin Film Critics Association’s Award.
Page had his cinematic breakthrough with the title role in Jason Reitman’s film Juno (2007), earning nominations for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Critics’ Choice Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He earned praise for roles in The Tracey Fragments (2007), Whip It (2009), Super (2010), Inception (2010), and Tallulah (2016).
Page portrayed Kitty Pryde in the X-Men films The Last Stand (2006) and Days of Future Past (2014), produced the film Freeheld (2015) in which he also starred, and made his directorial debut with the documentary There’s Something in the Water (2019). He provided voice acting and motion-capture acting for the main character in the video game Beyond: Two Souls (2013). Since 2019, he has portrayed Vanya Hargreeves in the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy.
Page hosted Saturday Night Live on March 1, 2008. He was one of 30 celebrities who participated in a 2008 online advertisement series for US Campaign for Burma, calling for an end to the military dictatorship in Myanmar.
In 2010, he appeared in a series of advertisements for Cisco Systems, including commercials set in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. In 2014, he was included in The Advocate‘s annual “40 Under 40” list.
In 2016, Page co-starred in the Netflix film Tallulah as the titular character; the film marked his third collaboration with director Sian Heder, with whom he also worked on Juno.
Also in 2019, Page starred in the Netflix miniseries Tales of the City as Shawna Hopkins.
Page publicly came out as a gay woman in February 2014 and subsequently as transgender in December 2020.
He will next have voice roles in the upcoming films Naya Legend of the Golden Dolphin and Robodog.
Page attended the Shambhala School, a non-denominational private school based on Shambhala Buddhism in his youth, where he practiced meditation and yoga. He practices a vegan lifestyle, and PETA named him and Jared Leto the Sexiest Vegetarians of 2014.
He is an atheist, having remarked that religion “has always been used for beautiful things, and also as a way to justify discrimination”. In 2008, he described himself as a pro-choice feminist.
In January 2018, Page announced that he and dancer/choreographer Emma Portner had married. The couple met after Page noticed Portner on Instagram. The two separated in the summer of 2020, and Page filed for divorce in January 2021.
Page has no children.
As of 2020, Page is valued at an estimated net worth of around $12 Million.