Feb. 21st, 1987
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Ellen Page's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Peacock
2010 - Inception
2009 - Whip It
2008 - Smart People
2007 - The Tracey Fragments
2007 - The Stone Angel
2007 - An American Crime
2007 - Juno
2006 - X-Men: The Last Stand
2005 - Mouth to Mouth
2005 - Hard Candy
Guest TV Roles
Herself - Host
Robot Assistant (Voiced)
Alaska Nebraska (Voiced)
Ellen Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. Her first appearance was in the TV show "Pit Pony," for which she received a Young Artist and Gemini nomination for Best Performance. Ellen won the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor Award (from the Atlantic Film Festival) and another nomination for Wilby Wonderful. For the TV series ReGenesis, Page was given a Gemini for Best Performance.
- Considers 'Patti Smith (I)' (qv) her role model and 'Kate Winslet' (qv) and 'Meryl Streep' (qv) her favorite actresses.
- She originally turned down the role of Kitty Pryde in _X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)_ (qv) until director 'Brett Ratner' (qv) personally contacted her and talked her into it.
- Got her nickname "the tiny Canadian" from her roommates in New York City.
- Was ranked #10 on Moviefone's 'The 25 Hottest Actors Under 25'(2008).
- Had to wear hair extensions for _X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)_ (qv) as she had shaved her head bald for her role in _Mouth to Mouth (2005)_ (qv).
- Is good friends with her _X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)_ (qv) co-star 'Ben Foster (I)' (qv).
- Third actress to play Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat, replacing 'Katie Stuart (I)' (qv) from _X2 (2003)_ (qv), who replaced 'Sumela Kay' (qv) from _X-Men (2000)_ (qv).
- Her favorite movie is _Les quatre cents coups (1959)_ (qv).