More Ellen Page Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Juno)Ellen Page, a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia has established a name for herself as one of the busiest young emerging actors.
At the age of 10, Ellen began her career on the award-winning television movie Pit Pony and received a Gemini nomination for Best Performance in a Children's Program and a Young Artist Awards nomination for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series –Leading Actress for her role as Maggie MacLean. Her next role was LOVE THAT BOY, followed by the role of Joanie in MARION BRIDGE, winner of the Best Canadian First Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. The part won Ellen an ACTRA Maritimes Award for Outstanding Female Performance for her performance. Ellen has also appeared in the cult hit TV series Trailer Park Boys. Ellen recently played the role of Lilith in the first season of ReGenesis, a onehour drama for TMN/Movie Central for which she won a Gemini award for her performance. Ellen also starred in Mrs. Ashboro's Cat, a cable feature for The Movie Network and for which again had won a Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Childrens' or Youth Program or Series.
In 2003, Ellen played the lead in Alison Murray's MOUTH TO MOUTH, which was shot in Europe and released in the U.S. in 2006. Also in 2003, Ellen starred as part of the ensemble in WILBY WONDERFUL, a film by Daniel MacIvor, which premiered at the 2004 Toronto International Film Festival. In the summer of 2004, she played the lead in HARD CANDY, an independent feature directed by David Slade in which she costars with Patrick Wilson (Angels in America). HARD CANDY is a two-hander and features a tour de force performance from Ellen. HARD CANDY was screened and immediately sold to Lionsgate Films at the Sundance Festival in 2005.
Ellen was then offered the role of Kitty Pride in the third installment of X-MEN shot in the fall of 2005. Immediately following X3, Ellen was offered the role of Tracey in Bruce MacDonald's THE TRACEY FRAMENTS shot in early 2006, followed by another starring role, this time opposite Catherine Keener, in AN AMERICAN CRIME, a powerful story written and directed by Tommy O'Haver. Ellen also participated in the ensemble cast of the Canadian Classic, THE STONE ANGEL, directed by Kari Skogland. The year 2006 ended with yet another starring role opposite Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church in SMART PEOPLE. Upcoming projects include JACK AND DIANE and DEFENDOR to shoot in 2007.
Although, her schedule is very demanding, Ellen still enjoys doing the same things as most young people, including, soccer, cycling, snowboarding, running and playing the guitar.
Bio courtesy Fox Searchlight for "Juno" (27-Apr-2008)
Biography #3 (for X-Men: The Last Stand)Ellen Page stars with Patrick Wilson (Angels in America) in Hard Candy, a psychological thriller that features tour de force performances from both Page and Wilson. Hard Candy first screened at the Sundance Festival in 2005 and was released in April 2006.
She currently stars in the coming of age drama Mouth to Mouth, directed by Alison Murray and executive produced by Atom Egoyan.
Page starred alongside Paul Gross, Callum Keith Rennie, Rebecca Jenkins and Sandra Oh, as part of the ensemble of Wilby Wonderful, a film by Daniel MacIvor, which premiered at the 2004 Toronto International Film Festival.
Page played the role of 'Lilith' in ReGenesis a one-hour dramatic series for TMN/Movie Central. She co-starred in the TV movie Mrs. Ashboro's Cat, a cable feature for The Movie Network, for which Page was nominated for a 2004 Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Childrens' or Youth Program or Series. Her other TV movie credits include, Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story and Going for Broke.
At the age of ten, Page began her career on the award-winning television series Pit Pony and received a Gemini nomination for Best Performance in a Children's Program and a Young Artist Awards nomination for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series --Leading Actress for her role as 'Maggie MacLean.' Her next role was Love That Boy, followed by the role of 'Joanie' in Marion Bridge, winner of the Best Canadian First Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. The part won Page an ACTRA Maritimes Award for Outstanding Female Performance. Ellen has also appeared in the cult hit TV series Trailer Park Boys.
Bio courtesy Fox for "X-Men: The Last Stand" (09-Jul-2006)
Biography #4 (for Touch & Go)When she's not in front of the camera, Ellen is just another snowboarding, soccer-playing 15-year-old. But since landing the role of Maggie McLean in the TV movie Pit Pony and the spin-off series, she's had less free time on her hands. During the series' run, Ellenpicked up a Gemini Award nomination for "Best Performance in a Children's or YouthProgram or Series" and a Young Artists Awards nomination in Los Angeles for BestPerformance in a TV Drama Series. Other credits include the series Trailer Park Boys and the upcoming feature Ghost.com.
Bio courtesy Fox for "Touch & Go" (01-Jan-2004)