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Nathan Fillion
Actor, Castle
Nathan Fillion was born on 27 March 1971 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is the younger son of Cookie (Early) and Bob Fillion, both retired English teachers. He has an older brother, Jeff. In Canada, he attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Concordia University College of Alberta and University of Alberta...
 
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Stana Katic
Actress, Castle
Stana Katic just completed 8 seasons as Kate Beckett on Castle. The ABC hit series brought in over 10 million viewers weekly and is in the top five syndicated series in Spain, France, the UK, Italy, and Germany. In 2015, Stana completed two feature films - The Rendezvous directed by Amin Matalqa and Sister Cities based on the play by Colette Freedman...
 
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Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Phyllis Fox (née Piper), a payroll clerk, and William Fox. His parents moved their ten-year-old son, his three sisters, Kelli Fox, Karen, and Jacki, and his brother, Steven, to Vancouver, British Columbia...
 
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Ashley Leggat
Ashley Leggat, a twice Gemini nominated actress, was born into a large family in Hamilton, Ontario. She joined her parents, Roy (a car dealer) and Patty (a former Secondary School teacher) and four older brothers -Rob, Brett, and twins Todd and Bram. Ashley's four brothers, all very athletic, played hockey in the winters and baseball in the summers...
 
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Naomi Hewer
Naomi Hewer began acting in high school. Her drama teacher, Paul Richard, was a coach and mentor. Throughout high school, Naomi spent much of her time acting, stage managing, and working backstage in numerous productions at The Guelph Little Theatre. She went on to study acting at Humber College in the "Acting For Film And Television Program" in Toronto, Canada.
 
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Ryan Reynolds
Actor, Deadpool
Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the youngest of four children. His father, James Chester Reynolds, was a food wholesaler, and his mother, Tammy, worked as a retail-store saleswoman. Between 1991-93, Ryan appeared in Fifteen, a Nickleodeon series taped in Florida with many other Canadian actors...
 
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Kristin Kreuk
Actress, Smallville
Kristin Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Deanna Che, who is of Chinese ancestry, and Peter Kreuk, who is of Dutch descent. Her parents are landscape architects. She attended and graduated from Eric Hamber High School. Although she did some stage work in school, she focused more on her studies. She described herself as shy and boring...
 
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Joshua Jackson
Actor, The Affair
Joshua Carter Jackson was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. His Irish mother, Fiona Jackson, is a casting director originally from Dublin. His American father, John Carter Jackson, is from Texas. Josh spent the first eight years of his life in California before returning to Canada. At the age of 11...
 
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Avan Jogia
Actor, Tut
Vancouver native, Avan Jogia landed his first acting role as 'Danny Araujo 'on the award-winning TV movie drama "A Girl like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story," directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. Jogia followed up with a recurring role on the SyFy Channel hit series "Caprica," as well as becoming...
 
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Kirsten Prout
Actress, Elektra
Kirsten Prout was born in Vancouver, Canada. Meeting with success at an early age, she worked locally in Vancouver, guest-starring on shows such as First Wave, Stargate SG-1, Cold Squad and The Dead Zone. Her first sizable break in film came in 2005, when she landed the part of "Abby Miller"...
 
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Jessica Amlee
Actress, Heartland
After more than sixteen years in the industry Jessica has compiled an impressive list of professional credits. With over 50 commercials (Visa, Coca Cola, French's, Mattel, Hasbro, etc.) Jessica moved into TV (Dark Angel, Jeremiah, Smallville, Outer Limits etc.) and then into film (My Life Without Me...
 
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Erica Durance
Actress, Smallville
Erica Durance was born on June 21, 1978 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Smallville (2001) and Saving Hope (2012). She grew up with an older brother and sister on a turkey farm in Three Hills. After school, she moved to Vancouver to start her acting career. Durance started her career in commercials and guest-starring roles on different television series...
 
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Laura Vandervoort
Actress, Smallville
Laura Vandervoort has been consistently working as an actress since she was 13 years old. Born in Toronto, Canada, Laura contracted meningitis at only six weeks of age and was hospitalized for weeks. She fought through the illness as an infant and has never stopped fighting for what she believes in...
 
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Sarah Carter
Fresh out of Canada, Sarah Carter's career in Hollywood took off quickly, landing a string of series regular roles such as "Madeleine Poe", opposite James Woods, on CBS' Shark, and "Maggie", on TNT's Steven Spielberg-produced Falling Skies. With an education in fine arts and a background in musical theater...
 
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Brendan Meyer
Actor, The Guest
Brendan Meyer is an accomplished actor in both theatre and film/TV. He has filmed throughout North America: in LA, New Mexico, Toronto and Vancouver, as well as his home town of Edmonton. In addition to his writing and directorial debut, the short film, A Job, Brendan has written several screenplays and shorts that he hopes to direct and produce in the future...
 
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Matreya Fedor
Actress, Mr. Young
Matreya Fedor is a Canadian actress born in Vancouver, British Columbia on March 11th, 1997. She started her screen career in 2006 at the tender age of nine. Her first film appearance began with Slither. Continued work came in the form of film shorts and a strong list of episodic television appearances on various series...
 
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Gig Morton
Actor, Mr. Young
Gig Morton was born in Comox, British Columbia, Canada. His mom is a nurse and his dad is a builder/building inspector. He is the youngest of four children. Having three older sisters, who were entertained by most things he did, made Gig a natural performer. Gig got his start as a young actor when he appeared in four consecutive Walt Disney hit "Buddies" franchise movies...
 
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Munro Chambers
Munro Chambers was born on July 29, 1990 in Ajax, Ontario, Canada. He has been acting since he was 7. He has a twin brother named Thomas, as well as a younger brother named Michael. He is an actor and is best known for his character, Eli Goldsworthy, on Degrassi and for his role on "The Latest Buzz"...
 
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Zoë Belkin
Actress, Carrie
 
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Miriam McDonald
Miriam McDonald was born on July 26, 1987 in Oakville, Ontario. She is a Canadian actress known for playing the role of "Emma Nelson", the main character on Degrassi: The Next Generation. In August 2007, Miriam appeared, alongside Amanda Stepto and Stefan Brogren, on the Canadian edition of "Reader's Digest". She has also appeared on the cover of TV guide and Fashion 18 magazine...
 
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Ryan Cooley
Ryan Hadison Cooley (born May 18, 1988) is a Canadian television actor from Ontario, best known for his role as J.T. Yorke on Degrassi: The Next Generation. He's from Orangeville, Ontario and graduated from Orangeville District Secondary School in 2006. He is currently a student at The University of Toronto...
 
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Cassie Steele
Toronto native Cassie Steele joins the cast of THE L.A. COMPLEX as Abby. The aspiring Canadian actress is best known for her role as Manny Santos on 10 seasons of the internationally acclaimed drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Cassie was a 2003 nominee and the 2002 winner of a Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble Actor in a TV Series for her portrayal of Manny Santos...
 
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Drake
Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Dennis Graham, an African-American musician born in Memphis, Tennessee, and Sandi (Sher) Graham, a Canadian Jewish educator. As a young man, Drake appeared in several commercials, for such retailers as Sears and GMC. In 2001, Drake rose to fame playing the role of "Jimmy Brooks"...
 
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Raymond Ablack
Raymond was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Bitten by the performance bug, on stage as Young Simba in The Lion King at the Princess of Wales theatre, at age 11, Raymond has enjoyed performing and entertaining ever since. A passionate social justice activist, Raymond works with a local charities...
 
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Melinda Shankar
Melinda Leanna Shankar is a Guyanese-Canadian actress best known for playing Alli Bhandari from the beginning of Season 8 in Degrassi: The Next Generation and Indira "Indie" Mehta on YTV series, 'How to be Indie.' Melinda made her starring mark in 2008 in the 8th season of Degrassi as Alli Bhandari...
 
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Evan Williams
Actor, Versailles
Evan Williams was born in Alberta, Canada, and spent most of his childhood in Calgary. He credits his father, an engineer, and his mother, a professional artist, for their generosity in supporting him as he sought out his own creative outlet. He performed first in choir and musical theater productions with the local church...
 
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Adamo Ruggiero
Born June 9th/1986 in Toronto, Adamo Ruggiero is a television/film/theatre actor and television host. His credits include: Degrassi- The Next Generation (Series, 2002-2008), Make The Yuletide Gay (Feature, 2009), The Neverending Story (Play, 2011) and The Next Star (Series, 2008-2012). Adamo is also...
 
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Jake Epstein
Jake Epstein is a Canadian actor, singer and writer. He began his acting career in Toronto at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in a production of 'Our Town and then played the Artful Dodger in Cameron Mackintosh's 'Oliver' at the Princess of Wales Theatre. He soon made his way to the small screen landing leading roles in Degrassi: The Next Generation...
 
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Daniel Clark
Actor, Juno
After a long career as an actor, Daniel Clark is currently working as a producer and news correspondent for Fusion, the new cable channel launched by ABC News and Univision. Previously, Clark has worked for both Nightline and ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Daniel's first role was as "Chip" in a stage production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast in 1997...
 
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Mike Lobel
Michael Ryan "Mike" Lobel (born March 7, 1984) is a Canadian actor. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he is the oldest of three siblings. At a young age he began showing interest in music and visual arts which drew him to Etobicoke School of the Arts. He attended ESA from 1998 to 2003, first majoring in music (a skilled musician...
 
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Nina Dobrev
Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva (born January 9, 1989) is a Bulgarian-Canadian actress who plays Elena Gilbert, Katherine Pierce and Amara on The Vampire Diaries and Tatia on The Originals. She is perhaps best known for her role as Mia Jones in Degrassi: The Next Generation. Dobrev has also been featured in movies...
 
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Charlotte Arnold
Charlotte Arnold is an actress, born July 27, 1989, in Toronto, Canada. She is perhaps best known for playing Holly J. Sinclair on the acclaimed teen series Degrassi from 2007-2012. In her tenure on the show, she won a Gemini for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series (2010), and was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award (2013)...
 
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Christina Schmidt
Christina Schmidt attended high school at Waterloo Oxford High School in Baden, Ontario and Cameron Heights Collegiate in Kitchener. She auditioned for and was picked from hundreds of Degrassi:The Next Generation hopefuls. Christina was cast as part of the original D:TNG cast for the leading role of Terri MacGregor...
 
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Paula Brancati
Paula Brancati is a Canadian actress born in Markham, Ontario on June 6, 1989. During her high school years, Paula studied Improvisation and Musical Theatre with the CharActors Theatre Troupe. She also studied jazz and ballet at the AB Dance School. Her first break into screen acting began in 1999, marking the beginning of a career well over 10 years...
 
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Samantha Munro
Before making her television appearances, she was a member of the Oshawa Little Theatre, where she performed in Alice in Wonderland, Tom Sawyer, and The Wizard of Oz. Samantha's previous film credits include Falcon Beach, Would Be Kings, Mayday and Zoe Busiek: Wildcard. Munro enjoys horseback riding, swimming, and soccer. She is also a gymnast in floor, vault, and trampoline.
 
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Landon Liboiron
Landon Liboiron stars in the new Eli Roth series, Hemlock Grove, which airs on Netflix. Prior to that, he starred in the Steven Spielberg series for Fox, Terra Nova, as well as recurred on the CW series, Life Unexpected. He has also worked extensively on Canadian productions, including a series regular...
 
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Ana Golja
A cross between Katie Holmes and Selena Gomez, Ana was born in Toronto on January 31st 1996. At the age of 5, Ana started to dance, and her love for performing grew stronger as she grew older. She began acting at the age of 9, and landed her first audition by playing Lucy in "1-800 Missing". From there...
 
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Elyse Levesque
Elyse Levesque (born Elyse Marie Levesque in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada) began acting at the age of 11, when she became part of the repertory company for the acclaimed children's television series, Incredible Story Studio. This was followed by commercial work for both television and radio and the role of the villainous "Dr...
 
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Jacob Tremblay
Actor, Room
Jacob Tremblay is a Canadian actor. His breakout performance was in Room, for which he received critical acclaim. Tremblay made his film debut for the live-action animated film The Smurfs 2. In 2016, Tremblay played a supporting role in the comedy film Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie.
 
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Kolton Stewart
Canadian TV actor, musician, dancer and songwriter Kolton James Stewart was born on Canada Day, or July 1st, 1999 in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and has had a keen interest in performing from a very early age. As a TV Actor, he is very well known for his role on the television series Some Assembly Required in the role of Jarvis...
 
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Monique Ganderton
Monique Ganderton was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She has always had a passion for sports and adventure largely in part to her ever adventurous father, Russell. She achieved high levels of track and field, equestrian show jumping and is also a certified snowboard instructor. Monique was also involved in diving...
 
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Daniel Gillies
Gillies was born 14 March 1976 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. When Gillies was age 5, his parents decided to return to their native New Zealand, and moved to Invercargill and then to Hamilton. Though born into a family of strong medical background (his father is a pediatrician, his mother a nurse, and his great great great grandfather is the renowned ENT/plastic surgery pioneer Sir Harold Gillies)...
 
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Demetrius Joyette
Actor, Carrie
Demetrius Joyette entered the professional world of acting at the young age of 8. Starring alongside Billy Ray Cyrus, Demetrius was a regular on the long-running series, Doc, a role that earned him two Young Artist nominations in L.A. He has also had principal roles in several feature films including The Pacifier with Vin Diesel...
 
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Harrison Houde
Harrison Houde has been involved in music and film since he was 4 years old, creating dance routines, lip syncs, improvising scenes and character, as well as preparing performances with his older sister Kaylee. Since Harrison's early teens he has been writing music and composing scores for his original online content...
 
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Sydney Scotia
Sydney Scotia was born on September 8, 1997 in Rochester, Minnesota to Paula and David from Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada - hence the name, Sydney Scotia! At 11 months, she moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. The desire to perform was always apparent. She and her brother, Samson, would act, sing and play music for anyone who would listen...
 
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Travis Turner
Travis Turner landed his first major role in the Battlestar Galactica follow-up, Caprica. He then landed a role alongside Battlestar's Michael Hogan in the feature Confined. He has appeared on Supernatural, NBC's Fairly Legal, and Teletoon's Tower Prep. Turner starred in Nickelodeon's sequel to Fairly Odd Parents...
 
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Dylan Playfair
With a diverse body of work ranging from the critically acclaimed comedy series "Letterkenny" to Disneys musical franchise "Descendants 2" Dylan Playfair has been anything but typecast. Roles ranging from a young man dealing with his own sexuality through extreme adversity in "Never Steady Never Still" to producing and staring in political documentaries centered on youth voter apathy (The Drop) ...
 
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Jessica McLeod
Actress, Almost Actors
Jesse grew up in Victoria B.C, Canada. After several years of getting taller, she finished high school at Claremont Secondary in 2013. She graduated two years early with a 4.0 GPA, because she's a huge nerd. Since then, she has moved to Vancouver, and is working and training in film, television, and theatre...
 
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Connor Beardmore
Actor, Insecurbia
Connor Beardmore was born on January 30 1997 in North Vancouver and moved to Coquitlam with his brother and parents the following year. Connor has always been interested in acting but only took his first acting class in 2008, immediately obtaining an agent. His acting career took off from there. In 2009 Connor appeared in his first TV show...
 
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Calum Worthy
Calum Worthy was born in and currently lives in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and goes to Claremont Secondary School--commuting to auditions and for work in the film and TV industry. He decided that he wanted to become an actor at the age of four, after watching Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone...
 
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Christian Michael Cooper
Christian Michael Cooper was friendly and outgoing from the moment he was born. Upon the wise counsel of others, his mother pursued the avenue of commercials for her spirited infant, and he booked his first at the age of 13 months. Commercial bookings continued to stream his way, and at the age of 5...
 
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Darren Mann
From the arena of pro minor league hockey, Darren's energy, determination and work ethic have now helped him thrive in his early 20's, carving out a strong return to his acting career in just a few short years. Initially starting acting in Vancouver at age 8 and inspired by his former actress/director mother...
 
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Julia Tomasone
Actress, Backstage
Julia Nicole Tomasone is best known for her role as "Bianca Blackwell" on Disney and Family Channel's BACKSTAGE. She was born on August 3, 1998 in Richmond Hill Ontario Canada. In Spring 2017, she can be seen as "Samantha Allison" in the feature film "Kiss and Cry" along side Sarah Fisher, Luke Bilyk and Chantal Kreviazuk.
 
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Daniel Magder
Actor, X-Men
Daniel, started his acting career before the age of six in late 1997. His first ventures were a series of commercials that include The Royal Canadian Mint, Bounce, General Mills, Hallmark Cards, Cottonelle, Oscar Mayer, Toys R Us and many more. In 1998 Daniel was cast in a HBO movie called "Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within"...
 
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John Ralston
John Ralston is best known for starring in HBO Canada's quietly subversive Living in Your Car as corporate huckster Steve Unger; foul-mouthed, right-wing news hatchet man Danny McClure in Ken Finkleman's sharply satirical Good God; and as everyone's favorite Dad, George Venturi, on the popular Life with Derek...