Elliot Page is a Canadian actor and producer. He portrays the role of Vanya Hargreeves in the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy.


Elliot Page was born in Nova Scotia, Canada and started his acting career aged 10. Prior to coming out as trans, he came out as lesbian in 2014 and married Emma Portner in 2018.[1] The pair separated in the summer of 2020, and filed for divorce in January 2021.[2] On December 1, 2020, Page came out as transgender, revealing that his pronouns were he/they, and his new name was Elliot.[3]

Notable works

  • Hard Candy (2005)
  • Juno (2007)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Beyond: Two Souls (2013)
  • The Umbrella Academy (2019-)


  • Vanya is very similar to the character Jodie Holmes from Beyond: Two Souls. Both are very timid, both have extraordinary abilities, both are taken advantage of by someone they thought they could trust, (Leonard for Vanya, the US Government for Jodie) and both are played by Elliot Page.

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