Quote: "When people are (considered) brave in regards to playing LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) people, that's borderline offensive. I'm never going to be considered brave for playing a straight person, and nor should I be." Proud gay JUNO star Ellen Page is upset by film and TV reviews that suggest straight actors are courageous for playing homosexual or transgender characters.
Quote: "Any of my first experiences with guys, I sort of was like, 'What? This is what the whole world freaks out about? And every poem is about? I don't get it at all'." Openly-gay actress Ellen Page couldn't understand the teenage angst of romance when she started dating boys.
Quote: "I would talk about being gay, make jokes about it, or go to a meeting and (mention it), because I'm also producing and starring in a lesbian civil rights movie and I've been working on it for years." Actress Ellen Page made no secret of her sexuality before 'coming out' during a speech at a Lgbt youth conference in Las Vegas in February (14).
Quote: "I guess the truth will come out in the way that it does, but it's hard to hear about someone being in that situation, someone you like working with. Whatever comes of it, I do think that there's a systemic issue of people in places of power manipulating and abusing young people." Ellen Page on sexual assault allegations against her X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer, who has been accused of having sex with two teenage boys in new lawsuits.
Quote: "I'm so stoked to get married. I'm such a romantic, it's awful. And I don't think I'd want to make a kid, but I'd love to raise one. I'd love to raise a kid." Openly gay actress Ellen Page on her family dreams.
Tweet: "Thanks to my friend @EllenPage . A courageous, inspiring and honest speech. Authenticity is the starting point. As a Father, I thank you." Hugh Jackman salutes actress Ellen Page after she 'came 'out' as a lesbian during an emotional speech at the Human Rights Campaign's Time To Thrive conference in Las Vegas on Friday (14Feb14).
Tweet: "Leonard Cohen. Public healthcare. Degrassi. Margaret Atwood. Gay marriage. Neil Young. Pot decriminalised. Joni Mitchell. Happy Canada Day!" Canadian actress Ellen Page marks the country's national day on Monday (01Jul13) by listing the nation's achievements.
Quote: "I live in the States and I love the States, but I think there's a little more, maybe, camaraderie of spirit, a little less fear and we take care of each other a bit more." Los Angeles-based actress Ellen Page on what makes her native Canada better than the U.S.
Tweet: "Went for a walk and saw a bunch of ducks trying to drown another duck. I am mostly concerned with how crazy I looked yelling at ducks." JUNO star Ellen Page opens her Twitter.com account with a duck encounter story.
Quote: "In a word, miserable. I thought they would be excited about the effort I put into speaking it, but that was not the case. It made me feel very uncool. But uncool is the new cool." Actress Ellen Page's attempts to speak French while filming new thriller INCEPTION in Paris failed to impress the locals.
Quote: "When it finished, I was so shell-shocked. I was pretty speechless and people were trying to talk to me. I needed to get in my car and leave because I needed to go think about what I just saw. It's more than a film, I think it's an experience." Ellen Page's mind was blown after watching her sci-fi thriller INCEPTION.
Quote: "I've never been more terrified in my life. I was putting on my skates (to train) and I felt like I was going to vomit and c**p at the same time. I've seen girls break ribs and puke during games." Actress Ellen Page was horrified during intense training sessions for Drew Barrymore's roller derby film WHIP IT.
Quote: "I have a bit of an insecurity about my forehead because someone once called it an alien landing ship pad. So I have a big forehead, but I'm good at juggling a soccer ball on my head." JUNO actress Ellen Page admits she is self-conscious.
Quote: "Isn't it ideal if you can be in love with your leading lady." Drew Barrymore reveals she has a crush on her WHIP IT star Ellen Page. The pair were snapped kissing passionately for a new shoot in Marie Claire magazine.
Fact: Irish actor Cillian Murphy is reteaming with his Batman BEGINS director Christopher Nolan for new movie INCEPTION. Leonardo Dicaprio has already been signed up for the sci-fi film; he will be joined by Murphy, Marion Cotillard and Ellen Page when shooting begins this summer (09).
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow, THE Beastie Boys, Cameron Diaz, Eva Mendes, Mike Myers, Liv Tyler and Ellen Page are among a host of celebrities auctioning custom-designed lunchboxes to raise money for the hungry. The online auction runs Friday (12Dec08) through Thursday (18Dec08) on cmarket.com to benefit the Food Bank for New York City and The Lunchbox Fund, which provides lunches to impoverished schoolchildren in South Africa.
Quote: "I'm a crazy sleeper. I sleepwalk and I hallucinate at night."JUNO Oscar-nominee Ellen Page reveals her secret nighttime habits.
Quote: "Definitely a big no is when people are direct, and just say something really disgusting and stereotypically boyish. This one time, someone said to me, 'You better get out of here before I f**k you.' I was like, 'Excuse me?' I got up and left." Single actress Ellen Page is waiting for a humble suitor.
Quote: "That would be lame. No one would ever respect me again." JUNO actress Ellen Page has no plans to release an album of her singing.
Quote: "There are a lot of really intelligent teenage girls and boys who are unique and don't just listen to and dress like Britney Spears, and who don't just want to f**k the hot guy." Oscar-nominated JUNO star Ellen Page has faith in American kids.
Quote: "It's just amazing people have responded to it the way that they have." Actress Ellen Page upon hearing her film JUNO, which cost $2.5 million (GBP1.25 million) to make, passed the $100 million (GBP50 million) mark at the U.S. box office at the weekend (27Jan08).
Fact: Martin Scorsese, Angelina Jolie, Daniel Day-Lewis, George Clooney, Marion Cotillard, James McAvoy and JUNO star Ellen Page turned the 11th annual Newsweek Oscar Roundtable discussion into a star-studded affair when the sextet gathered for a low-key chat about film and fame at Los Angeles' UCLA campus. The debate is available on Newsweek magazine's website.
Quote: "It's crazy! What would I wear? I like the Bjork swan dress, so maybe if something happens in the future I'll dress up as a carrot." JUNO star Ellen Page on rumours the film may earn her a nomination at next month's (Feb08) Academy Awards.
Quote: "The Breakfast Club really bothered me. This is an iconic movie, and the coolest character, Ally Sheedy, goes from being this interesting quirky girl to being made 'hot' so she can make out with frickin' Emilio Estevez? Give me a break!" JUNO star Ellen Page found John Hughes' 1985 film a frustrating experience.