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Elliot Page Came Out As Trans, And His "Umbrella Academy" Cast Is Rallying Behind Him

Elliot Page Came Out As Trans, And His “Umbrella Academy” Cast Is Rallying Behind Him

“Elliot, I’m so proud of you, and even prouder to call you family.”

Today, Elliot Page — the star of hits like Juno, Inception, and X-Men — posted a statement on social media in which he announced that he is trans. His name is Elliot, and his pronouns are he/they.

Elliot Page

Since posting his message on Instagram and Twitter, Elliot has received an outpouring of support from the cast and creative team of his hit Netflix show, The Umbrella Academy.

Umbrella Academy cast and crew


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Elliot’s costar, Tom Hopper, said he was “proud” of Elliot, and called him “family”:

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Tom Hopper

Justin H. Min sent his love — and on Twitter, he wrote “Welcome to the fam, Elliot”:

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Justin H. Min

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Justin H. Min

Showrunner Steve Blackman showed his support for his series’ star:

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Steve Blackman

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Steve Blackman

Emmy Raver-Lampman wrote that she loved Elliot “so much”:

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Emmy Raver-Lampman

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Emmy Raver-Lampman

David Castañeda replied to Elliot’s post on Twitter, writing simply “yes”:

Marin Ireland, who plays Sissy on the show, told Elliot she loves him:

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Marin Ireland

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Marin Ireland

Jordan Claire Robbins, aka Grace, called Elliot “amazing”:

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Jordan Claire Robbins

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Jordan Claire Robbins

T.J. McGibbon, who plays young Vanya, sent Elliot some love:

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from TJ McGibbon

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from TJ McGibbon

And so did Eden Cupid, who plays young Allison:

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Eden Cupid

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Eden Cupid

And the official Umbrella Academy account, as well as Netflix itself, wrote on Twitter that they were “so proud of our superhero” and that they “can’t wait to see [him] return in season 3”:

@TheElliotPage So proud of our superhero! WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT! Can’t wait to see you return in season 3! 🎻 🖤

05:11 PM – 01 Dec 2020

We love a supportive cast and crew!!!

Umbrella Academy cast and crew

Umbrella Academy cast and crew


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You can read Elliot’s full coming out statement below:

Source: Elliot Page Came Out As Trans, And His "Umbrella Academy" Cast Is Rallying Behind Him

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