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At a Human Rights Campaign event in Las Vegas on Valentine's Day 2014, Ellen announced that she is gay. She had told her parents much earlier at age 19.
At 10-years old she was discovered by Halifax actor John Dunsworth while he was her visiting her school during filming the Pit Pony television series, which later she first starred in.
Her hidden talent is juggling.
She has an older stepbrother and stepsister.
Studied permaculture at an eco-village outside Eugene, Oregon.
Was originally cast as Jack in Jack & Diane (2012) but after dropping out of the project Riley Keough was cast instead.
Was originally cast in Jane Eyre (2011) as the title role, but quit the project when production was delayed. Mia Wasikowska was later cast instead.
Was in consideration for the part of Natalie Keener in Up in the Air (2009) but Anna Kendrick, who went on to receive a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead.
Was the first choice for Christine in Drag Me to Hell (2009), but was forced to pass due to scheduling difficulties. That part later went to Alison Lohman.
Was ranked #10 on Moviefone's 'The 25 Hottest Actors Under 25'(2008).
Was ranked #8 on Entertainment Weekly's '30 Under 30' the actress list. (2008).
As of 2010 she is the fourth youngest actress to receive a Best Actress in a Leading Role Academy Award nomination at the age of 20 years and 335 days after receiving a nomination for her performance in Juno (2007). The younger actresses are Keira Knightley, aged 20 years and 311 days, for her role in Pride & Prejudice (2005), Isabelle Adjani, aged 20 years and 235 days, for her role in The Story of Adele H (1975) and Keisha Castle-Hughes, aged 13 years and 309 days, for her role in Paï (2002).
Ranked #1 on interview magazines Hollywood faces to watch "future stars of tomorrow" Along with Kellan Rhude.
Her favorite movie is The 400 Blows (1959).
Born to Dennis Page, a graphic designer, and Martha Phillpotts, a teacher.
Considers Patti Smith her role model and Kate Winslet and Meryl Streep her favorite actresses.
Got her nickname "the tiny Canadian" from her roommates in New York City.
Is friends with Olivia Thirlby, who was her co-star in Juno (2007).
After attending three different high schools, she graduated from the Shambhala School in Halifax.
She originally turned down the role of Kitty Pryde in X-Men: L'affrontement final (2006) until director Brett Ratner personally contacted her and talked her into it.
Considers herself to be a feminist and tries to steer clear of the "stereotypical roles for teenage girls" because she finds them to be "sexist".
After filming the movie Marion Bridge (2002), she realized that acting is what she wanted to do for the rest of her life.
Is good friends with her X-Men: L'affrontement final (2006) co-star, Ben Foster, and her Whip It (2009) co-star, Alia Shawkat.
Had to wear hair extensions for X-Men: L'affrontement final (2006) as she had shaved her head bald for her role in Mouth to Mouth (2005).
Third actress to play Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat, replacing Katie Stuart from X-Men 2 (2003), who replaced Sumela Kay from X-Men (2000).