Ellen Page

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Ellen Philpotts-Page
  • Birth Place: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/21/1987, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Ellen Page 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. 
  • Ellen Page Relationships:
  • Martha Philpotts - Mother
  • Dennis Page - Father
  • Ellen Page Awards:
  • 2007 Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2004 Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 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

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