Canadian Actors

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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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Shawn Ashmore
Shawn Robert Ashmore was born one minute after his twin brother Aaron in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, on October 7, 1979. He is the son of Linda, a homemaker, and Rick Ashmore, a manufacturing engineer. By the age of seven, when their mother became a part of the Multiple Births Association in Alberta...
 
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Aaron Ashmore
Actor, Smallville
Aaron was born one minute before his twin, Shawn Ashmore, in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. He is the son of homemaker Linda and manufacturing engineer Rick. When they were 10, their mother was a part of a club called the "Multiple Births Association," or as Aaron likes to call it, "The Multiple Rugrats." The support group...
 
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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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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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Paul Becker
Miscellaneous Crew, Breaking Brooklyn
As a 12year old youth growing up in Victoria BC Canada, Paul taught himself how to breakdance and soon engrossed himself in all styles of dance. By the age of 19, he choreographed his first commercial and by 21, his first feature film. It all propelled him to quickly become one of the worlds top choreographers...
 
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Justin Chatwin
Justin Chatwin is an actor, known for playing Tom Cruise's character's son in War of the Worlds. Successfully starred in his first American miniseries, Traffic, followed by the movies Taking Lives, The Invisible, and The Chumscrubber. He also had appearances in the episodic series Smallville , Lost, and Weeds...
 
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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 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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Jacob Tremblay
Actor, Room
Jacob Tremblay is a Canadian actor. His breakout performance was in Room (2015), 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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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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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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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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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
Dylan Playfair was born in the small town of Fort St. James BC, Canada into a hockey family. His father is a professional hockey coach for the Phoenix coyotes. The oldest of 3 boys, Dylan chose to pursue a career in film at the age of 18 after playing Jr. A Hockey in the BCHL for the Merritt Centennials...
 
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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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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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Emily Tennant
Actress, Juno
 
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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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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
Actor, Bitten
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...
 
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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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Victor Webster
Actor, Mutant X
Victor Webster was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In the summer of 1973 Victor and his family moved to San Clemente, Ca. where he attended high school. After graduation he attended Saddleback Junior College, and then went on to become a stockbroker. He later owned and operated an import/export company, and then slowly transitioned into acting after moving to Los Angeles in 1998...
 
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Jonathon Young
Jonathon Young is a Canadian actor best known for his role of Nikola Tesla on the SyFy show Sanctuary. Appearances include The Fog, Eureka, and Stargate Atlantis. Jonathon is a well respected stage actor. He is the co-founder of the Electric Company Theatre in Vancouver, Canada in which he is also the artistic director, playwright and an actor
 
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Eric McCormack
Eric was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He attended Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute (the same school Mike Meyers attended) and also attended Sir John A. MacDonald Collegiate, named after Canada's first Prime Minister. With the support of his parents (his father was also an aspiring actor)...
 
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Joshua Jackson
Actor, Fringe
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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Dylan Neal
Dylan Neal was born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. Shortly thereafter, his family moved to Oakville, just west of Toronto, where he spent the remainder of his childhood. As a young student, he attended the prep school, Appleby College, where he was introduced to the game of squash. Dylan quickly fell in love with the sport and was soon playing for Canada at an international level...
 
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Sante Scaletta
Sante Scaletta and his identical twin Dominic, were born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario Canada. Sante attended Catholic school where at 12 years old, he had the opportunity to play his first lead role as Jesus Christ in the musical "The Passion of Christ". His acting history includes TV commercials for the board game Bakugan...
 
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Caeden Lawrence
Caeden is an award winning Canadian actor and screen writer. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, but raised everywhere else, Caeden was no stranger to drama as a child, mostly at his own doing. He always jumped at the chance to make others smile and laugh, your typical class clown. Caeden loves to write...
 
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Neil Crone
Neil is an actor and writer. He has performed in dozens of television and radio commercials, TV shows and is the voice of numerous animation characters every Saturday morning. A Second City veteran Improvisor, host, stand-up comic and winner of a Canadian Comedy Award, Neil is also an award-winning newspaper columnist and children's author.
 
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Wesley Morgan
Actor, Kick-Ass 2
Wesley first enjoyed an international spotlight as a model for the famous photographer Bruce Weber. Wesley has been a feature model for both Abercrombie and Fitch and Hollister stores. Wesley can be seen in national print campaigns for many Canadian retailers. Wesley's passion for acting came in high school where he auditioned and won the lead in his first stage play...
 
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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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Craig Anthony Olejnik
Craig Olejnik was born in Halifax, Canada. He graduated from High School in Nova Scotia. His father was in the Canadian military. His grandfather was a soldier and POW in a concentration camp for five years in Poland during WW2. Later after his release, his grandparents immigrated to Canada from Poland...
 
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Gabriel Hogan
Born Gabriel William Hogan in Toronto,Canada, Hogan is a citizen of not only Canada but also of the United States where he resides with his wife actress Inga Cadranel and their 2 children. A gifted and charismatic screen actor, appearing in over 300 episodes of television and over 45 Movies, Gabriel's career actually began onstage in the theatre...
 
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J.P. Valenti
Born Jeffrey-Paul Valenti in Hartford, CT to a working-class Italian-American family; JP learned at an early age the importance of hard work, dedication and perseverance. His parents Paula Buccheri and Jeffery Valenti constantly instilled in him the idea that he could become anything he set his mind to...
 
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Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color but leading roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb & Dumber and The Mask established him as a bankable comedy actor...
 
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Lochlyn Munro
Lochlyn Munro started his acting career after a serious sports injury ended his dream of playing professional hockey. A talented musician, Lochlyn turned his attention to the performing arts. While playing music in various clubs around Vancouver, British Columbia, Lochlyn studied drama and improvisational comedy with many of the industry's top professionals...
 
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Dan Payne
Daniel Boyd Payne, was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; however, he and his family were fortunate to have moved a great deal while growing up. The moves included towns and cities of all shapes and sizes. The travel afforded Dan and his siblings, brother Josh and sister Cathy, to become best of friends...
 
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Jason Cermak
Jason Cermak is the younger of two children, and as a youth growing up in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada he pursued every sport and academic extracurricular activity the small rural town had to offer. While attending the University of Calgary attaining his Bachelor of Commerce, Jason focused his athletic endeavors and started a 12 year career in track and field competing in decathlon...
 
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Jacob Richter
Canadian actor Jacob Richter discovered stage acting while completing his Honours degree in English Literature at The University of Western Ontario. He then developed and shaped his raw love for acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. Jacob's passion for acting is rivaled only by his love for creating music...
 
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Christos Shaw
Christos Shaw, born March 11, 1996 is a Canadian actor. He first appeared on Young Blades as Andre in 2005, and has appeared in several television movies since, Elopement (2010), Killer Mountain (2011), Virtual Lies (2012), Truth and Lies (2014), Stolen Daughter (2014) and Fatal Memories (2015). He...
 
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David Winning
David Winning was born in Calgary, Canada and is is a US/Canada Dual Citizen. At twenty-two, he directed his debut feature Storm with just $50,000. It was released theatrically by Cannon International in April 1988 and distributed by Warner Home Entertainment in 1989; selling 20,000 copies...
 
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Rob Morrow
Actor, Numb3rs
As an Emmy and Golden Globe nominee, Rob Morrow is a critically acclaimed actor, writer, and director with an established career in television spanning over three decades. This fall, Morrow will star in The Whole Truth opposite Maura Tierney. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, the legal drama chronicles how a case is built from the perspective of both the defense and the prosecution...
 
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Robbie Amell
Actor, The DUFF
Along with his sister, Robert Patrick Amell started acting when he was just six years old. At sixteen, he started to land theater roles at Lawrence Park Stage in plays such as Louis and Dave, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Importance of Being Earnest. The experience brought Robbie to realize that he wanted to pursue a career in acting...
 
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Hugh Dillon
Actor, Flashpoint
Combining acting with a distinguished career as a singer songwriter, Hugh Dillon earned notoriety as the lead singer in the multi-platinum punk rock band, the Headstones. It was early on in the band's success when Hugh caught the attention of legendary filmmaker Bruce McDonald (Highway 61, Roadkill)...
 
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Steve Lund
Actor, Bitten
A proud native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Steve was inspired at an early age to pursue a passion for performance after taking part in an elementary school production of the Lion King. A play where, according to his account, he "stole the show". However, like many kids from his part of the world, playing hockey took precedent over all and he began a lengthy affair with the sport...
 
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Stephen Amell
Actor, Arrow
Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow in the Arrowverse television franchise (based on the comic character of the same name) and Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. Stephen Adam Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra (Bolté) and Thomas Amell...
 
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Dylan Everett
Dylan Everett is a Canadian TV actor who both appeared in the role of Campbell Saunders in the series, Degrassi and voiced the character of Wolly in the PBS animated series, Super Why!. He is best known for his roles in How To Be Indie, Wingin' It, Degrassi and Open Heart. Dylan was born on January 24...
 
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Wayne Thomas Yorke
Wayne was born in Vancouver, B.C. Although dressed somewhat formal as a child, he later dropped the three piece suit, and by the age of 9 was donning a less formal sports coat and slacks. Wayne attended Studio 58 Theatre School, and soon after graduation, was working professionally as an actor. He was...
 
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Oliver Platt
Oliver Platt was born in Windsor, Ontario, to American parents, Sheila Maynard, a social worker, and Nicholas Platt, a career diplomat. His parents were both from upper-class families, and his maternal great-grandmother, Cynthia Roche, was the sister of Princess Diana's maternal grandfather, Maurice Roche...
 
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Cory Monteith
Actor, Glee
Cory Monteith was born on May 11, 1982 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada as Cory Allan Michael Monteith. He was an actor, known for playing the singing jock Finn on the American TV show Glee and films such as Monte Carlo, and Final Destination 3. He died on July 13, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
 
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Kevin McNulty
Canadian-born actor Kevin McNulty, can be described as being a prolific performer of film and television. Born in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, Kevin grew up in Rossland, British Columbia. He studied music and acting at Washington State University and graduated from Studio 58, Langara College in Vancouver...
 
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Michael Eshaun York
Michael Eshaun York was born in Colton, California 2010 and began acting in early 2014 at age 3 when he accompanied Fatimah Hassan on a Luv's Diaper Commercial portraying her stage son. Michael began taking Martial Arts (Tae Kwon Do) Classes in 2015 at age 4. In 2016 at age 5 he begin taking Hip Hop Dance Classes with "Young Champions Dance America"...
 
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Crystal Lowe
Actress, Insomnia
Crystal Lowe was born on 20th January 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. At a young age, Crystal and her family moved to Hong Kong where she grew up a few years of her life and is now fluent in Cantonese. Because of her natural beauty, Crystal then entered such modeling competitions including "Miss Teen Oriental." She has also been a sunshine calendar girl...
 
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Geoff Gustafson
Geoff Gustafson was born on February 20, 1974 in Vancouver, Canada as Geoffrey James Gustafson. He is an actor and producer, known for The Interview (2014), Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) and 2012 (2009). As well, he has been a series regular on Primeval: New World and has been working on Hallmark Movies and Mysterious on going series Signed Sealed Delivered.