Canadian actor Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen, says he is transgender. “I am tired of hiding, and I am tired of lying by omission,” he announced at a Human Rights Campaign conference in Las Vegas. Cut to JK Rowling screaming bloody murder somewhere. To have arrived at this place in my life.”, Page, a 33-year-old Canadian actor and producer, is also known for roles in the movies “X-Men: The Last Stand,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “Inception,” as well as the recent Netflix series “Umbrella Academy.” Page debuted as a director last year with the documentary “There’s Something in the Water.”. Elliot Page, who rose to fame as the lead in teen pregnancy comedy Juno as Ellen Page, has announced he is transgender. "He will now be an inspiration to countless trans and non-binary people. Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated star of “Juno,” announced on Tuesday that he is transgender. “Why would I not want to play those roles? The actor, 33, took to Twitter to post a statement. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. Read ‘Juno’ star Elliot Page’s letter coming out as trans and messages of support. And I’m standing here today, with all of you, on the other side of all that pain.”, In September 2019, at the Toronto International Film Festival, Page addressed the progress of L.G.B.T.Q. The Oscar-nominated star of "Juno" and "The Umbrella Academy," formerly known as Ellen Page, on Tuesday said he was a transgender person and had changed his first name to Elliot. Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, is a 33-year-old Canadian actor who is famous for her role in the 2005 film Hard Candy and Jason Reitman’s Juno in … To be here. “I suffered for years because I was scared to be out. The truth is, despite feeling profoundly happy right now and knowing how much privilege I carry, I am also scared. Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated actor known for roles in "Juno" and Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy," said Tuesday that he is transgender. Oscar-nominated star of “Juno” and Netflix’ “The Umbrella Academy” Elliot Page, has proudly come out as transgender in a powerful statement to his fans. And the more I hold myself close and fully embrace who I am, the more I dream, the more my heart grows and the more I thrive. The 33-year-old Juno star shared an Instagram selfie on Sunday that gushed the positive reaction since his big announcement has been “the greatest gift.” Quite frankly, I would be thrilled if it’s every role I ever played again.”, In a statement on Tuesday, Nick Adams, the director of transgender media at GLAAD, said of Page: “He will now be an inspiration to countless trans and nonbinary people. “I feel lucky to be writing this. All transgender people deserve the chance to be ourselves and to be accepted for who we are. The Oscar-nominated actor shared a long letter to fans on Twitter announcing the big news and confirming his new pronouns. Actor Elliot Page has come out as transgender in a long note shared on his social media. Meet Elliot Page. The Oscar-nominated actor known for roles in “Juno” and Netflix series “Umbrella Academy” revealed the news to … Elliot Page, known for his roles in Umbrella Academy and the X-Men series, has announced that he's transgender in what comes as a major win for the non-binary community. ", In their note, Page said they have been "inspired" by the trans community and thanked them for showing "ceaselessly working to make this world a more inclusive and compassionate place. “Trans, queer and nonbinary people are a gift to this world,” Portner wrote. Upon the release of Page's letter, GLAAD lent its support to the 33-year-old Page. Elliot Page. Elliot Page (formerly Ellen Page; born February 21, 1987) is a Canadian actor and producer. We celebrate the remarkable Elliot Page today. Jennifer Garner has voiced her love and support for Juno costar Elliot Page.. “Juno” star Elliot Page has come out as transgender. “Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot,” Page, who as Ellen Page starred in several critically acclaimed films, wrote in a statement that he posted on Twitter and Instagram. “I love that I am trans. “Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot,” Page wrote in a statement that he posted on Tuesday. Elliot Page is a Canadian actor and producer known for critically-acclaimed roles in film and television. 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The Alias actress, 48, responded to Page's first post since coming out as … Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated star of “Juno,” announced on Tuesday that he is transgender. The star of Juno and The Umbrella Academy had previously been known as Ellen Page before making an announcement that his pronouns are he/they. The 33-year-old star, who is best known for the 2007 film Juno … "To all trans people who deal with harassment, self-loathing, abuse and the thread of violence every day: I see you, I love you and I will do everything I can to change this world for the better," Page concluded. ", Page most recently starred in Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy.". To be here. Elliot Page’s incredible career as he comes out as transgender: From Juno breakthrough to Inception and Umbrella Academy Rishma Dosani Tuesday 1 Dec 2020 11:51 pm Jennifer Garner, Page's Juno costar, gave the actor support after the 33-year-old Oscar nominee shared a selfie of himself while thanking fans for their continued "love and support." Page also received recognition for his role in the film Hard Candy (2005), and won the Austin Film Critics Association's Award for Best Actress. "Elliot Page has given us fantastic characters on-screen, and has been an outspoken advocate for all LGBTQ people," said Nick Adams, GLAAD's Director of Transgender Media, said in a released statement. I'm scared of the invasiveness, the hate, the 'jokes' and of violence.". “Elliot’s existence is a gift in and of itself. Juno Oscar Nominee Elliot Page Comes Out as Transgender: 'My Joy Is Real, But It Is Also Fragile' this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Elliot Page announces he's transgender 00:30. Page was raised Buddhist but currently identifies as an atheist. “Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, … Elliot Page, who starred in Oscar-winning teen pregnancy comedy “Juno”, has announced he is transgender. Elliot Page has shared his first selfie since coming out as transgender and thanked fans for their support. Elliot Page, who currently stars on Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy" and was formerly known as Ellen Page, came out as transgender on Tuesday. Elliot Page announced he's transgender in a powerful post on social media post The star of the Toronto-shot Netflix series 'The Umbrella Academy' says his preferred pronouns are he/they TORONTO — The Oscar-nominated Canadian star of the film “Juno” has come out as transgender. “I can’t begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self,” Page, who married the choreographer Emma Portner in 2018, went on. ", Page said their pronouns are "he" and "they. ", "I also ask for patience," Page wrote. And I love that I am queer. "I feel lucky to be writing this. Elliot Page has announced that he is transgender. image caption Page was the star of the 2007 film Juno The Oscar-nominated star of Juno has announced that he is transgender, introducing himself as Elliot Page in a social media post. JUNO star Ellen Page revealed that he is transgender and now goes by Elliot Page in a "remarkable" journey. Updated 1411 GMT (2211 HKT) December 2, 2020. Elliot Page was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. To have arrived at this place in my life," the actor, who was formerly known publicly as Ellen Page, wrote on Instagram. We celebrate the remarkable Elliot Page today.”, Elliot Page, Oscar-Nominated ‘Juno’ Star, Announces He Is Transgender. The Oscar-nominated star of "Juno" has come out as transgender, introducing himself as Elliot Page on Tuesday in social media posts that voiced joy at sharing the news -- but also fear over a possible backlash. Key points: Elliot Page starred in the movie Juno and appears in the television show The Umbrella Academy The 33-year-old known for roles in Juno … To all trans people who deal with harassment, self-loathing, abuse and the threat of violence every day: I see you, I love you and I will do everything I can to change this world for the better.”, Portner voiced support and love for Page on Instagram. And today, 33-year-old Elliot Page has come out as trans. “My joy is real, but it is also fragile,” Elliot Page wrote in a statement announcing he is transgender. Actor Elliot Page announced that he is transgender and nonbinary in a personal message shared with fans on Instagram today. I can't begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self. It was several Valentine’s Days back when Elliot Page, who got an Oscar nom for Juno and played Kitty Pryde in two X-Men movies, came out as a lesbian at a GLAAD event and brought a stir to our black hearts. Shine on sweet E.”, Page came out publicly as gay in 2014. “You would never ask a heterosexual actress that, as being typecast as straight,” Page said. "My joy is real, but it is also fragile. O scar-nominated actor Elliot Page announced on Tuesday that they are transgender and their pronouns are he/they. Elliot Page, Actor: Juno. On Tuesday, the Oscar-nominated star of movies like "Juno" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" shared with fans that they are transgender and identify as … All transgender people deserve the chance to be ourselves and to be accepted for who we are. (Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) The Canadian-born Page earned widespread acclaim for the 2007 comedy-drama “Juno,” which … He first became known for his role in the film and television series Pit Pony (1997–2000), for which he won a Young Artist Award, and for recurring roles in Trailer Park Boys (2002) and ReGenesis (2004). people in Hollywood — “There’s just so far to go,” he said — and whether he ever felt typecast. ELLIOT Page posted his first picture since the actor came out as trans earlier this month and thanked fans for their love and support. On Tuesday, the Oscar-nominated star of movies like "Juno" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" shared with fans that they are transgender and identify as non-binary, a term used to describe a person whose gender identity is neither man nor woman. My spirit suffered, my mental health suffered and my relationships suffered. Elliot Page  (Halifax, 21 de febrero de 1987), previamente conocido como la actriz Ellen Page, es un actor, productor y activista canadiense.. Comenzó su carrera con papeles en algunos programas de televisión. "I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along this journey.