Actor formerly known as Ellen Page announces he is transgender

The Oscar-nominated actor who formerly went by the name Ellen Page has announced that he is transgender and will go by the name Elliot, writing how "remarkable" it feels to be his "authentic self".

The Juno and Umbrella Academy star posted a heartfelt message on social media on Wednesday morning, saying he felt "lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life".

Ellen Page announced that he will now go by the name Elliot.Credit:AP

"I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along this journey. I can't begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self," Page wrote.

Page said their pronouns are "he" and "they".

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