All about Elliot Page: From Halifax to Hollywood

The 'Umbrella Academy' and 'Juno' star turns 34 on February 21

Stars Insider

17/02/21 | StarsInsider

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When you're in your thirties and have had a very public career that spans over two decades, it might seem like your identity has been solidified in place, but thankfully one star recently showed us that it's never too late to embrace your true self, no matter how many people are watching. 

On December 1, 2020, Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated star of ‘Juno,’ came out as transgender and non-binary on Instagram. Reintroducing himself as Elliot and with the pronouns he/they, the Canadian-born actor formerly known as Ellen Page said he could not "begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self." In the post, he expressed his immense gratitude for the support he’s received, but also shared his fear. "The truth is, despite feeling profoundly happy right now and knowing how much privilege I carry, I am also scared... I'm scared of the invasiveness, the hate, the 'jokes' and of violence.”

But despite the fear, he added, “I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer.” 

Is your heart warmed? Then click through to take a look back on Elliot Page’s life and career.

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