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Ellen Page Biography

Birthdate: February 21, 1987
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Not A One Trick Pony

Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadian actress Ellen page began her acting career at the age of ten when she landed a role in the TV movie Pit Pony. The movie later led to a TV Series of the same name, and roles in numerous Canadian Film and Television productions including a recurring role on The Trailer Park Boys and ReGenesis.

Indy Darling to X-Woman

In 2005, Ellen Page played two edgy, critically acclaimed roles in the independent films Mouth to Mouth and Hard Candy. As the buzz built around her scene-stealing performances, Ellen was also cast as Kitty Pryde in the summer blockbuster X-Men 3: The Last Stand. Soon, this young, Canadian actress was being nominated for awards and championed as the best actress of her generation.

What Do Juno?

2007 hit film Juno shot Ellen Page into the spotlight as this hip movie gained exceptional reviews and tons of press. For her performance as Juno MacGuff, Ellen was nominated for Best Actress at the Golden Globe, Independent Spirit, Screen Actor's Guild, and Academy Awards. Continuing to ride the wave of her mainstream success, Ellen has three previously filmed movies awaiting release and will begin shooting Whip It in the summer of 2008. You will definitely see a lot of this incredible big screen talent in the future.

Did U Know?

  • Ellen considers herself to be a feminist and tries to steer clear of the stereotypical roles for teenage girls because she finds them to be sexist.
  • She likes coats with hoods.
  • Ellen got her nickname ‘The Tiny Canadian’ from her roommates in New York City.

  • Ellen Says...

    "The thing I like about acting is being able to lose yourself completely in someone else."
    "I'm a tomboy from Nova Scotia."
    "Judging people you don't know for things you don't understand is just really stupid."

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