Academy Award nominee ELLEN PAGE (Izzy) has established herself as one of the
most talented actresses in Hollywood today. She continues to build on her impressive body of
work with a diverse line-up of roles with some of the most acclaimed directors of all time.
Page will next be seen starring alongside Scoot McNairy and Rosemarie DeWitt in
TOUCHY FEELY, a story about a massage therapist who is unable to do her job when stricken
with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Most recently, Page starred in Sony
Pictures Classics' romantic comedy, TO ROME WITH LOVE. Written and directed by Woody
Allen, the film also stars Alec Baldwin, PenÃ©lope Cruz and Jesse Eisenberg.
In 2010, Page starred in a host of roles: Christopher Nolan's award-winning
psychological thriller INCEPTION, opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and
Marion Cotillard; the independent film PEACOCK, written and directed by David Lander and
also starring Susan Sarandon and Cillian Murphy; and the dark comedy SUPER, opposite Rainn
Wilson and Liv Tyler.
Other recent credits include Fox Searchlight's WHIP IT (2009), which was Drew
Barrymore's directorial debut. Page led an all-star cast including Kristin Wiig, Marcia Gay
Harden, Alia Shawkat, Juliette Lewis and Jimmy Fallon.
With her breakout role in Jason Reitman's hit comedy JUNO, Ellen received Academy
Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe and SAG Best Actress nominations, and won the Independent
Spirit Award for her performance. Written by Diablo Cody, the film is about an offbeat teenager
(Page) who finds herself unexpectedly pregnant and makes a surprising and mature decision
regarding her unborn child. Cody won the Oscar for Best Screenplay for the film.
Her other credits include the title role of Bruce McDonald's, THE TRACEY
FRAGMENTS where she portrayed a 15 year old bullied high school girl; AN AMERICAN
CRIME, also starring Catherine Keener; and the third installation of the X-Men franchise, X-
MEN: THE LAST STAND, which grossed more than $230 million dollars worldwide. She has
also starred in the Canadian ensemble piece THE STONE ANGEL, featuring Ellen Burstyn and
directed by Kari Skogland; Alison Murray's, MOUTH TO MOUTH; Daniel MacIvor's ensemble
piece, WILBY WONDERFUL; and SMART PEOPLE, opposite Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica
Parker and Thomas Haden Church.
As the lead in Lionsgate's 2005 independent feature, HARD CANDY, directed by David
Slade, Page garnered much praise for her tour de force performance as a fourteen year old girl
who meets a thirty year old photographer on the Internet and then looks to expose him as
pedophile. Also starring Patrick Wilson and Sandra Oh, the indie film premiered at the 2005
Sundance Film Festival.
A native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Page has long been a fixture in Canadian television and
cinema. She began her career at the age of ten on the award-winning television movie, "Pit
Pony," for which she 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.
Later, Page appeared as Joanie' in MARION BRIDGE, where she won an ACTRA Maritimes
Award for Outstanding Female Performance. The film also won the award for Best Canadian
First Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. She won a Gemini Award for her role of
Lilith' in the first season of "ReGenesis," a one-hour drama for TMN/Movie Central, and for the
cable feature, "Mrs. Ashboro's Cat," for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or
Series. In addition, Page appeared in the cult hit TV series "Trailer Park Boys."
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