Hollywood actress Ellen Page, Birth, Height, Nick Name

Actress Inception, X-Men

Ellen Page
Ellen Page born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on 21st February 1987. Her Birth Name is Ellen Philpotts Page. Her Loved ones called her Tiny Canadian. She is 5'1" tall. She had Petite frame, Hilarious, deadpan sense of humor. Her trademark is Sardonic drawl ind voice and often plays intelligent likeable characters.

Ellen Page
Short Biography
Ellen Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. She began her career at the age of 10 on the award-winning television series "Pit Pony" (1999), for which she received a Gemini nomination and a Young Artist Awards nomination. Later, Page appeared in Marion Bridge (2002), which won the award for Best Canadian First Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. She won a Gemini Award for her role of Lilith in the first season of "ReGenesis" (2004), a one-hour drama for TMN/Movie Central, and for the cable feature, Mrs. Ashboro's Cat (2004) (TV), for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series. In addition, Page appeared in the cult hit TV series "Trailer Park Boys" (2001).As the lead in David Slade's Hard Candy (2005), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Page garnered much praise for her tour de-force performance as a 14-year-old girl who meets a 30-year-old photographer on the Internet and then looks to expose him as pedophile. Films that followed included the title role of Bruce McDonald's The Tracey Fragments (2007); An American Crime (2007), also starring Catherine Keener; and the third installation of the X-Men franchise, X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), where she played Kitty Pryde.With her breakout role in Jason Reitman's hit comedy Juno (2007), about an offbeat teenager who finds herself unexpectedly pregnant, Page received Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe and SAG Best Actress nominations, and won the Independent Spirit Award for her performance. She followed up that turn with the lead in Drew Barrymore's directorial debut, the roller-derby comedy-drama Whip It (2009), Christopher Nolan's psychological thriller Inception (2010), the independent film Peacock (2010), and the dark comedy Super (2010), opposite Rainn Wilson and Liv Tyler. Page co-starred alongside Jesse Eisenberg, Alec Baldwin, and Greta Gerwig in the Woody Allen ensemble comedy To Rome with Love (2012), and is set for the thriller The East (2013), a story centered on a contract worker tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group, only to find herself falling for its leader.

Ellen Page
Ellen Page
Ellen Page
Important to know about Ellen page:

Third actress to play Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat, replacing Katie Stuart from X2 (2003), who replaced Sumela Kay from X-Men (2000).

Had to wear hair extensions for X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) as she had shaved her head bald for her role in Mouth to Mouth (2005).

Is good friends with her X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) co-star Ben Foster.

After filming the movie Marion Bridge (2002), she realized that acting is what she wanted to do for the rest of her life.

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 originally turned down the role of Kitty Pryde in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) until director Brett Ratner personally contacted her and talked her into it.

After attending three different high schools, she graduated from the Shambhala School in Halifax.

Is friends with Olivia Thirlby, who was her co-star in Juno (2007).

Got her nickname "the tiny Canadian" from her roommates in New York City.

Considers Patti Smith her role model and Kate Winslet and Meryl Streep her favorite actresses.

Born to Dennis Page, a graphic designer, and Martha Phillpotts, a teacher.

Her favorite movie is The 400 Blows (1959).


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