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Fast Facts

  • In 1997, she made her acting debut in the Canadian TV-movie Pit Pony and became a regular on its spin-off series.
  • Made her U.S. TV debut in 2003's Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story.
  • Won a 2004 Best Actress Gemini Award for the Canadian sci-fi series ReGenesis.
  • Was 20 years old when she received her Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in Juno.
  • In 2008, she participated in an online ad series for the U.S. Campaign for Burma, which aimed to spotlight human-rights issues.
  • Is an environmentalist who studied permaculture design in an eco-village near Eugene, OR.
  • Prior to filming the roller-derby movie Whip It, she trained for three months so she could do her own skating and take her own hits. 
  • Describes herself as "not a fancy person" who's fond of small spaces and tiny cars.
  • Considers herself a feminist.
  • Resides in Nova Scotia when she's not working.

Awards

  • 2008, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2007, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2007, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Leading Actress: Nominee
  • 2007, BAFTA Film Awards — Rising Star Award: Nominee
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2004, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2007, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Martha Philpotts — Mother
  • Dennis Page — Father

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Details

  • Birth Name: Ellen Philpotts-Page
  • Birth Place: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Birthday: February 21, 1987, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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