Actor Ellen Page reveals she married partner Emma Portner

Actor Ellen Page has shared the news that she’s recently married girlfriend Emma Portner.

The couple shared a picture of their wedding bands on their Instagram pages. Alongside her post Page said “Can’t believe I get to call this extraordinary woman my wife.” Portner posted a similar message to her Instagram page.

Page first revealed that she was in a relationship with the professional dancer back in July.

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Can’t believe I get to call this extraordinary woman my wife. @emmaportner

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The actor first came to attention in the 2005 film Hard Candy. Her breakout role came two years later playing a teenager dealing with an unplanned pregnancy in the independent film Juno. The film earned Page an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. She has gone on to star in films including Inception, Smart People, Whip It and X-Men – The Last Stand.

Page came out in 2014 as a keynote speaker at the Human Rights Campaign’s Time to THRIVE conference. Sharing that she was same-sex attracted Page said she hoped that by being open about her sexuality she could make a difference.

Page has since stared opposite Julianne Moore in the lesbian themed drama Freeheld, and hosted the documentary series Gaycation that looked into homophobia and oppression around the globe.

OIP Staff


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