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Elliot Page Biography

Birth Name:
Ellen Philpotts-Page
Birth Place:
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • In 1997, made acting debut in the Canadian TV-movie Pit Pony and became a regular on its spin-off series
  • Made 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
  • At 20 years of age, received Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in Juno
  • In 2008, 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, trained for three months to learn how to skate and take hits

Awards

  • 2017Emmy-Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program: nominated
  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program: nominated
  • 2008Independent Spirit Awards-Best Female Lead: winner
  • 2008Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: nominated
  • 2008Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2008BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actress: nominated
  • 2008Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2007Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2007Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2007Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Chicago Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Austin Film Critics-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007National Board of Review-Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actress: winner
  • 2007New York Film Critics Online-Best Breakout Performance: winner
  • 2007Washington D.C. Film Critics Association-Best Breakthrough Performance: winner
  • 2007Utah Film Critics-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Toronto Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actress: winner
  • 2007Toronto Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Southeastern Film Critics Association-Best Actress: nominated
  • 2007Phoenix Film Critics Association-Breakthrough on Camera: winner
  • 2007Oklahoma Film Critics Circle-Breakout Performance: winner
  • 2007Oklahoma Film Critics Circle-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Ohio Film Critics-Breakthrough Film Artist: nominated
  • 2007Ohio Film Critics-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Las Vegas Film Critics Association-Best Actress: winner
  • 2007Golden Satellite Award-Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2007Florida Film Critics-Pauline Kael Breakout Award: winner
  • 2007Florida Film Critics-Best Actress: winner
  • 2006Women Film Critics Circle-Best Equality of the Sexes: winner
  • 2006Austin Film Critics-Best Actress: winner
  • 2004Genie Awards-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated

Relationships

  • Samantha Thomas -- Ex-significant Other
  • Dennis Page -- Father
  • Martha Philpotts -- Mother
  • Emma Portner -- Wife