Skip To Content

    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
    Rich Polk / Getty Images

    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
    Rachel Murray / Getty Images

    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

    welcome to the fam, elliot. ♥️ https://t.co/ElqkV1NjIh

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

    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

    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

    Jordan Claire Robbins, aka Grace, called Elliot "amazing":

    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

    And so did Eden Cupid, who plays young Allison:

    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!!!

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

    We love a supportive cast and crew!!!

    Umbrella Academy cast and crew
    Emma Mcintyre / Getty Images

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

    BuzzFeed Daily

    Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form