Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

Stars line up for Spirit Awards show

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Organizers of Film Independent's 2008 Spirit Awards said dozens of Hollywood's biggest stars are planning to attend the upcoming show in Santa Monica, Calif.
Page, Murphy to star in thriller 'Peacock'

Page, Murphy to star in thriller 'Peacock'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Canadian actress Ellen Page and Irish actor Cillian Murphy have signed on to headline a psychological thriller set in Peacock, Neb.
Page to star in horror flick 'Hell'

Page to star in horror flick 'Hell'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Canadian actress Ellen Page, who is up for an Oscar for her portrayal of a pregnant teen in "Juno," is set to star in the horror flick "Drag Me to Hell."
'La Vie En Rose' wins 4 BAFTAs

'La Vie En Rose' wins 4 BAFTAs

LONDON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- "La Vie En Rose" earned four Orange British Academy Film Awards in London Sunday.

Many U.S. nominees won't attend BAFTAs

LONDON , Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Many U.S. nominees for British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards have said they don't plan to attend the upcoming ceremony at the Royal Opera House.

Teens show love for Miley/Hannah

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- American girls proved they love singer-actress Miley Cyrus, making her "Hannah Montana" concert movie No. 1 in U.S. theaters this weekend.

Stars planning to attend Oscars lunch

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Oscar nominees George Clooney, Viggo Mortensen, Julie Christie, Laura Linney and Ellen Page are set to attend an upcoming Hollywood luncheon in their honor.

'Juno' passes $100M mark

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Fox Searchlight announced its Oscar-nominated comedy "Juno" has become the Hollywood studio's first film to cross the $100 million mark at the box office.

Celebrities helped nix Heath tape

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Two U.S. TV gossip shows chose not to broadcast a controversial video of late actor Heath Ledger after some of his celebrity friends asked them to forget it.

Page drawn to 'Juno' screenplay, cast

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- People were predicting Canadian actress Ellen Page would get an Oscar nomination even before her big-screen comedy "Juno" opened in theaters.
'Juno,' 'Clayton' earn Oscar nods

'Juno,' 'Clayton' earn Oscar nods

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- "Juno," "No Country for Old Men" and "Michael Clayton" each earned numerous Oscar nods as nominations were announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday.
Page set for Barrymore's directorial debut

Page set for Barrymore's directorial debut

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Ellen Page has reportedly signed on to headline veteran screen star Drew Barrymore's directorial debut, "Whip It!"

'Atonement' earns 14 BAFTA nods

LONDON , Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The period drama "Atonement" led the field when nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards were announced Wednesday.

'Into the Wild' grabs four SAG award nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Sean Penn's Alaskan adventure tale "Into the Wild" was nominated for four Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles Thursday.

'Atonement' grabs 7 Golden Globe nods

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- "Atonement" led the field with seven Golden Globe nominations when nods for the prizes were announced Thursday in Hollywood.
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Ellen Page
Ellen Page arrives at the 80th Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 24, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Ellen Philpotts-Page (born February 21, 1987), known professionally as Ellen Page, is a Canadian actress. Page received both Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for Best Actress for her role as the title character in the movie Juno.

She is also known for her starring roles in Hard Candy (2005), Smart People (2008), and as Katherine "Kitty" Pryde in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). She also received attention in her native Canada for award-winning roles in Pit Pony and Marion Bridge, as well as television shows Trailer Park Boys and ReGenesis.

In 2008, Page was nominated for Time's 100 Most Influential People list and placed #61 on FHM's Sexiest Women in the World list. In June 2008, Page was named to Entertainment Weekly's future A-List stars list.

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