Ellen Philpotts-Page (Ellen Page), is a Canadian actress. She started her career in Canada with roles in the television shows Pit Pony, Trailer Park Boys, and ReGenesis. Page ventured into films, appearing in Juno, Inception, Super, Smart People, Whip It, and as Katherine "Kitty" Pryde in X-Men: The Last Stand and its upcoming sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past.
For her performance in Juno, Page received Best Actress nominations for the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA, and the Screen Actors Guild Award. Page began acting at age four, appearing in numerous school plays. She first acted in front of the camera in 1997 at age ten in the CBC television movie Pit Pony, which later spun off into a television series. This led to more roles in a number of small Canadian films and television series, notably playing Treena Lahey in season two of Trailer Park Boys. At 16, she was cast in Mouth to Mouth, an independent film shot in Europe.