In a statement posted on social media, the Juno star said he was “proud to share that I’m trans,” adding that his pronouns are he / they.
“I feel immense gratitude for the amazing people who have supported me throughout this trip,” he continued.
The actor, who turned gay in 2014, went on to say he couldn’t “begin to express how remarkable it is to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self.”
Page added: “I love that I’m trans. And I love that I’m weird.
the Juno and Start The star has since been inundated with congratulatory messages on social media from fans, LGBT + organizations and other celebrities.
Actor Mark Ruffalo responded on Twitter, “Congratulations, Elliot, for committing to fully expressing your personality and being so open and forthright about it.
“You have made this world a more tolerant and loving place through your commitment, your courage and your vulnerability. We are fortunate to have public figures like you. ”
Meanwhile, actor Sir Patrick Stewart replied, “I’m proud to be your friend. ”
Other celebrities who offered their congratulations included Sophia Bush, Piper Parabo and Josh Gad, who tweeted: “I love you. Thank you for your courage, your honesty and your truth. You are an inspiration. ”
On Instagram, Page’s wife Emma Portner commented, “I love you so much Elliot.”
Kate Mara and Miley Cyrus also commented on messages of support on Page’s post, with the singer writing, “Elliot rules!”
Page is best known for playing a pregnant teenager Juno in the 2007 film alongside Alison Janney and Michael Cera.
He recently starred in the Netflix series Umbrella Academy, and is said to continue his role in the series.