Martha Philpotts was an American teacher best known as the mother of Canadian actress and producer Elliot Page. He has received numerous accolades, including an Oscar nomination, two BAFTA and Emmy nominations, and a satellite award. Page publicly came out as transgender in December 2020. In March 2021, he became the first publicly transgender person to appear on the cover of Time magazine. Who is Elliott Page, Martha Philports’ mother?
Martha Philports: Elliot Page’s mother
Martha Philpotts is the mother of Oscar-nominated actress Elliot Page. She gave birth to him on February 21, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. His father, Dennis Page, is a graphic designer. He has an older sister named Victoria. Philpotts maintained a very close relationship with her son and she supported his acting career from an early age. She took him to Los Angeles to help secure an agent when he was 11 years old.
Page’s landmark role was in the film “Juno” (2007), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Since then, he has appeared in numerous films and TV shows, including “Inception” (2010), “X-Men: Days of Future Past” (2014), and “The Umbrella Academy” (2019).
Martha Philports dies
Martha Philpotts died on December 27, 2020 at the age of 73. Her son announced her death on social media. He said in a statement from her family, “It is with unspeakable sadness to announce the passing of her beloved mother, Martha Phil Potts.
She passed away peacefully on December 27th after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.” Page also expressed her condolences to her own mother, saying, “She is so grateful to have such a wonderful mother. Thanks for everything, Mom. I love you so much.”
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Elliot Page at Umbrella Academy
Umbrella Academy showrunner Steve Blackman says he’s completely rewrote season 3 after Elliot Page revealed his gender. In December 2020, Elliott Page announced her transgender status.
Elliott shared a statement on her social media that read, “Hi friends, I’m transgender and my pronoun is he/he and I want to share that my name is Elliot.” Since then, Elliot has revealed that her Umbrella Academy character will be transgender and will now be called Viktor instead of Vanya.
- Last week, Netflix released season 3 of The Umbrella Academy, and critics praised Viktor’s emotional journey.
- Steve Blackman has now confirmed that he has rewritten the entire third season around Viktor’s transition.
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