Elliot Page

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Elliot Page
Date of birth February 21, 1987
Place of birth Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Pronouns he/him or they/them
Gender identity nonbinary trans guy, transmasculine[1]
Occupation actor, producer, director
Known for Juno, Trailer Park Boys, The Umbrella Academy

Elliot Page is a well-known Canadian actor who is a nonbinary trans guy.[1] He first became known for his role in the film and television series Pit Pony (1997–2000), for which he was nominated for a Young Artist Award, and for recurring roles in Trailer Park Boys (2002) and ReGenesis (2004). Page also received recognition for his role in the film Hard Candy (2005), and won an Austin Film Critics Association Award.

Page had his cinematic breakthrough with the title role in Jason Reitman's film Juno (2007), earning nominations for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Critics' Choice Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He earned praise for roles in The Tracey Fragments (2007), Whip It (2009), Super (2010), Inception (2010), and Tallulah (2016). Page portrayed Kitty Pryde in the X-Men films The Last Stand (2006) and Days of Future Past (2014), produced the film Freeheld (2015) in which he also starred, and made his directorial debut with the documentary There's Something in the Water (2019). He provided voice acting and motion-capture acting for the main character in the video game Beyond: Two Souls (2013). Since 2019, he has portrayed Vanya Hargreeves in the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy.

He came out as transgender in December 2020.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Steinmetz, Katy (March 16, 2021). "Elliot Page Is Ready for This Moment". Time. Retrieved March 19, 2021. During our interviews, Page will repeatedly refer to himself as a “transgender guy.” He also calls himself nonbinary and queer, but for him, transmasculinity is at the center of the conversation right now.
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