By Charlie Lankston For Dailymail. The Oscar-nominated star once known as Ellen Page has come out as transgender, while revealing that he has changed his name to Elliot, six years after he publicly revealed he was gay. To have arrived at this place in my life. Elliot, who received an Oscar nod for their role in the hit movie Juno, asking his followers and fans for 'patience', admitting that he is 'scared' of the 'invasiveness, the hate, the jokes, and of the violence' that he may face moving forward.
Actor Elliot Page, formerly Ellen Page, announces he is transgender
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The film even won an Academy Award for best original screenplay, as well as nominations for best picture, best actress in a leading role, and best director. Clearly there was a little magic on the set of Juno , which charmed its way into the canon of film history. Although Page had acted in films before, this was the first time he starred in a film that went totally viral. After that, pretty much everyone knew who he was, with his slight build, unique voice, and deeply soulful eyes. Since then, his career has continued on the trajectory of success, taking him all over the world while doing so. But who was he before all the fame?
He first became known for his role in the film and television series Pit Pony — , for which he was nominated for a Young Artist Award , and for recurring roles in Trailer Park Boys and ReGenesis He provided voice acting and motion-capture acting for the main character in the video game Beyond: Two Souls Page publicly came out as a gay woman in February and subsequently as transgender in December Page was born on February 21, , in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His parents are Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer.
Ellen Page is no more? We need to talk about this. Specifically we need to talk about Ellen Page. Yesterday, Ellen issued a statement saying she is now Elliot and her pronouns are he and they. With eye-swivelling speed, Ellen was erased.