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1. Pamela Anderson Pamela Anderson Actress, Scary Movie 3 A native of Canada, Pamela Denise Anderson was born in Ladysmith, British Columbia and later moved to the city of Vancouver. It was while she was attending a British Columbia Lions football game that Anderson was "discovered" in a most unusual way. Dressed in a Labatt's Beer T-shirt, her image was transmitted on the stadium's widescreen...
2. Rachel McAdams Rachel McAdams Actress, Sherlock Holmes Born on November 17, 1978, in London, Ontario, Canada, Rachel McAdams became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 was performing in Shakespearean productions in summer theater camp; she went on to graduate with honors with a BFA degree in Theater from York University. After her debut in an episode of Disney's The Famous Jett Jackson...
3. Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling Actor, Drive Ryan Gosling was born on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, to Thomas and Donna Gosling, and was the second of their two children. The Gosling family, moved to Cornwall, Ontario, where Ryan grew up and was home-schooled by his mother. Ryan attended Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational High School in Cornwall...
4. Anna Paquin Anna Paquin Actress, The Piano Anna Paquin is the star of several major motion pictures, including her first Oscar winning performance in The Piano, the role of the young Jane in the film Jane Eyre, and the role of Amy Alden in the charming family film Fly Away Home. With a well-developed vocabulary and gentle sense of humor...
5. Taylor Kitsch Taylor Kitsch Actor, John Carter Taylor Kitsch was born on April 8th, 1981 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. As a kid, Taylor grew up in Vancouver and, until today, Taylor still lives there, when he's not shooting Friday Night Lights in Austin, Texas. Growing up, he aspired to become an actor which eventually was the real reason behind his move to New York...
6. Jessica Lowndes Jessica Lowndes Actress, Altitude Jessica Lowndes (pronounced Lounds) stars on the CW's hit drama "90210" and is working with top music producers across the globe to complete her first album. Lowndes completed her first EP when she was age 16 and living in Vancouver, Canada where she was discovered by the producers of Showtime's series "Masters of Horror" in 2005...
7. Kathleen Robertson Kathleen Robertson Actress, Hollywoodland Kathleen Robertson launched her career in her native Toronto in the George Lucas-produced Maniac Mansion and continues to work with prolific producers. She transitioned from David E. Kelley's acclaimed Girls Club into Gus Van Sant's Golden Globe-winning Starz political drama Boss, with Kelsey Grammar...
8. Jay Baruchel Jay Baruchel Actor, How to Train Your Dragon Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the son of Robyne (Ropell), a freelance writer, and Serge Victor Baruchel, an antiques dealer. He has a younger sister who also acts. He started acting in 1995 when he made his first of three appearances on the hit show Are You Afraid of the Dark?...
9. Sarah Gadon Sarah Gadon Actress, Enemy Sarah spent much of her adolescence training as a performer as a Junior Associate at the National Ballet School of Canada and as a student at the Claude Watson School for the Performing Arts. Currently, she divides her time between film sets and academics as a Cinema Studies student at the prestigious University of Toronto.
10. Cobie Smulders Cobie Smulders Actress, The Avengers Amazingly, newcomer Cobie Smulders never gave much thought to acting. Born on April 3, 1982, in Vancouver, British Columbia. As a girl, Cobie had set her sights on becoming a doctor or a marine biologist. In fact, it wasn't until high school that Cobie started to explore acting after appearing in several school productions...
11. Ellen Page Ellen Page Actress, Inception Ellen Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. She began her career at the age of 10 on the award-winning television series Pit Pony, for which she received a Gemini nomination and a Young Artist Awards nomination...
12. Ryan Reynolds Ryan Reynolds Actor, The Proposal Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the youngest of four children. His father, Jim, was a food wholesaler and his mother, Tammy, was a retail-store saleswoman. Between 1991-93, Ryan appeared in Fifteen, a Nickleodeon series taped in Florida with many other Canadian actors...
13. Katheryn Winnick Katheryn Winnick Actress, Love & Other Drugs Canadian-born Katheryn Winnick stars in The History Channel's breakout cable TV series, Vikings, now in its second season. Her role as "Lagertha" garnered her a nomination in the "Best Performance by a Lead Dramatic Actress" category at the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards. Katheryn is an accomplished martial artist...
14. Tatiana Maslany Tatiana Maslany Actress, The Vow Tatiana Maslany was born on September 22, 1985 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. She graduated from Dr. Martin LeBoldus High school in 2003. She was a well respected student, and participated as often as possible in school productions. She's well known for her participation at the Improv Games. She starred in the 2006 television movie, Booky Makes Her Mark along with Megan Follows and Stuart Hughes.
15. Missy Peregrym Missy Peregrym Actress, Stick It Born in Montréal, Québec, Missy lived most of her life in Surrey, British Columbia, with her father, a minister; her mother; and two sisters. She began her career in front of the camera at age 18 when she started modeling. The print advertisements soon turned into commercials for Mercedes Benz, Sprint Canada, and the Olympics. It wasn't long before Hollywood came calling...
16. Evangeline Lilly Evangeline Lilly Actress, Real Steel Evangeline Lilly, born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta in 1979, was discovered on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia by the famous Ford modeling agency. Although she initially decided to pass on a modeling career, she went ahead and signed with Ford anyway, to help pay for her University of British Columbia tuition and expenses.
17. Rachelle Lefevre Rachelle Lefevre Actress, Twilight
18. Jim Carrey Jim Carrey Actor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind The youngest of four children born to Percy (an accountant and aspiring jazz saxophonist) and Kathleen, Jim Carrey was an incurable extrovert from day one. As a child he performed constantly, for anyone who would watch, and even mailed his résumé to The Carol Burnett Show at age 10. In junior high he was granted...
19. Seth Rogen Seth Rogen Actor, This Is the End A talented actor, comedian and writer, Seth Rogen has come a long way from doing stand-up comedy as a teen. Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Mark and Sandy Rogen. He attended Vancouver Talmud Torah Elementary School and Point Grey Secondary School (although he dropped out of high school to move to Los Angeles) and was known for the stand-up comedy he performed at Camp Miriam...
20. Molly Parker Molly Parker Actress, The Road Molly Parker, the extremely talented and versatile Canadian actress is best known in the United States for playing the Western widow "Alma Garret" on the cable-TV series Deadwood. Raised on a commune, she described as "a hippie farm" in Pitt Meadows, B.C., Parker got the acting bug when she was 16 years old...
21. Alexander Ludwig Alexander Ludwig Actor, Lone Survivor Alexander Richard Ludwig was born in Vancouver Canada. His mother Sharlene Martin Ludwig is his manager, and his father Harald Ludwig is a businessman. He has 3 siblings; Nicholas, Natalie and Sophia, as well as a golden retriever named Waverly. Alexander is a sophomore at the University of Southern California...
22. Peter Cullen Peter Cullen Actor, Transformers
23. Elisha Cuthbert Elisha Cuthbert Actress, The Girl Next Door Elisha was born in Canada and grew up in Montreal, Quebec. Her father is an automotive design engineer and her mother a homemaker. She has a younger brother and sister. As a child, Elisha was a foot model for children's clothing. She attended Centennial Regional High School and graduated in 2000. She was interested in acting and her first appeared on the television show Are You Afraid of the Dark? in 1996...
24. Stana Katic Stana Katic Actress, Quantum of Solace Stana Katic was born in the industrial town of Hamilton, Ontario. She spent much of her youth in the outskirts of Chicago. Her parents are ethnic Serbs and are from region called Dalmatia in Croatia. She is the oldest of six siblings. Stana studied international law, global economics and theater/film both in Toronto and Chicago before moving to Los Angeles to begin a career in film...
25. Roxanne McKee Roxanne McKee Actress, The Legend of Hercules Roxanne is a British actress. She completed a BA degree in Politics at the University of London before being cast from an open casting for the popular British series 'Hollyoaks' in which she played Louise Summers. Her career since has included roles in the series 'Lip Service' for the BBC and the feature film 'Ironclad' and Fox's 'Wrong Turn 5'...
26. Emmanuelle Chriqui Emmanuelle Chriqui Actress, You Don't Mess with the Zohan Emmanuelle Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Moroccan Jewish immigrants. Her family moved to Toronto when she was 2 years old. At the age of 10, Chriqui appeared in a McDonald's commercial. She moved to Vancouver, guest-starring in series such as Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Forever Knight, Once a Thief and PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal...
27. Stephen Amell Stephen Amell Actor, Sacrifice Stephen Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto Canada. He decided to pursue a career in acting when he was in his teens. His first role was that of "spinning instructor" in Queer as Folk. He also had minor roles in Degrassi: The Next Generation, 1-800-Missing and Tilt. He had recurring roles in Beautiful People and Rent-a-Goalie...
28. Hayden Christensen Hayden Christensen Actor, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Hayden Christensen was born on April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents David and Alie Christensen are in the communications business "Christensen Communications". Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, Canada, one of four children (Kaylen, Hejsa, Tove). Although his aspirations changed and regardless of not having his father's approval...
29. Jennifer Finnigan Jennifer Finnigan Actress, What Color Is Love? Jennifer is currently starring in FX's new controversial drama, 'Tyrant', by the creators and producers of 'Homeland'. Jennifer is originally from Montreal, Canada, and speaks fluent French. As a child, she ventured into modeling, but her true passion was always in acting. She most recently starred in the intense David E Kelly medical drama 'Monday Mornings'...
30. Lindy Booth Lindy Booth Actress, Dawn of the Dead Lindy Booth was born April 2, 1979, in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. She played Riley Grant on the Disney Channel series The Famous Jett Jackson (and Agent Hawk in the show-within-a-show Silverstone). Other credits include guest-starring as different characters in two different episodes of the A&E Network series A Nero Wolfe Mystery...
31. Amanda Crew Amanda Crew Actress, Sex Drive
32. Emily VanCamp Emily VanCamp Actress, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
33. Emily Bett Rickards Emily Bett Rickards Actress, Unthinkable Canadian actress Emily Bett Rickards was born July 24, 1991. She attended film school after graduating high school, and also attended Alida Vocal Studio. She is known for roles such as Felicity Smoak on the CW network's Arrow, and Lauren Phillips in Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story.
34. Nathan Fillion Nathan Fillion Actor, Serenity Canadian-born actor Nathan Fillion gained critical acclaim and a large cult of fans when he starred as Captain Malcolm Reynolds on the Joss Whedon TV series Firefly, having previously been a regular on One Life to Live and Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place. Fillion had also appeared in small roles in the films Blast from the Past and Saving Private Ryan...
35. Mia Kirshner Mia Kirshner Actress, Not Another Teen Movie Mia Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 25th 1975. She had a middle class upbringing and graduated from the prestigious McGill University with a degree in English Literature. She had a love for acting from her school days at the Jarvis Institute, and her parents helped find her a talent agent at the age of 12...
36. Serinda Swan Serinda Swan Actress, TRON: Legacy Serinda always had her eye on acting. Her mother, an actress, would frequently take her on set when she was little. When she was three years old, she starred in her first motion picture, "Cousins", with Ted Danson and Isabella Rossellini, when director Joel Schumacher personally chose her. Since that time...
37. Carrie-Anne Moss Carrie-Anne Moss Actress, The Matrix Carrie-Anne Moss was born on August 21, 1967, and grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia as youngest of two children. At age 20, she moved to Europe to pursue a career in modeling; in Spain she was cast in a regular role in the TV show Dark Justice, which was produced in Barcelona for its first season...
38. Kristin Kreuk Kristin Kreuk Actress, EuroTrip Kristin Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 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. For her first professional work, she went to an open casting audition for Edgemont...
39. Dan Aykroyd Dan Aykroyd Writer, Ghostbusters Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He attended Carleton University in 1969, where he majored in Criminology and Sociology, but he dropped out before completing his degree. He worked as a comedian in various Canadian nightclubs and managed an after-hours speakeasy...
40. Mike Myers Mike Myers Actor, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Michael John Myers was born in 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario. His television career really started in 1988, when he joined Saturday Night Live, where he spent six seasons. He brought to life many memorable characters, such as Dieter and Wayne Cambell. His major movies include Wayne's World, Wayne's World 2, So I Married an Axe Murderer, the Austin Powers movies and Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat.
41. Patrick J. Adams Patrick J. Adams Actor, Extreme Movie Toronto native Patrick J. Adams has appeared in acclaimed productions on stage, film and television, and recently launched in the USA Network series, Suits, in which he stars opposite Gabriel Macht. This new series, from the producers of the hit Covert Affairs, debuted strong in June, 2011...
42. Michael Cera Michael Cera Actor, Juno Canadian actor Michael Cera was born in Brampton, Ontario, to parents who worked for Xerox. His mother, who is from Quebec, has English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry, and his father is Sicilian. Michael is the middle child between two sisters. He was educated at Conestoga Public School, Robert H...
43. Liam James Liam James Actor, 2012
44. Will Arnett Will Arnett Actor, The Lego Movie
45. Michael J. Fox Michael J. Fox Actor, Back to the Future Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His parents, Bill and Phyllis Fox, moved their ten-year-old son, his three sisters, Kelli Fox, Karen and Jacki and his brother Steven to Vancouver, British Columbia, after his father, a sergeant in the Canadian Army Signal Corps...
46. Brendan Fehr Brendan Fehr Actor, Final Destination Brendan Fehr was raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He and his two sisters were raised by his mother, a case manager at the Stony Mountain Correctional Insitute. In Vancouver for a wedding in 1997, he dropped by Look Talent Management to inquire about quick-cash modelling assignments. Manager Jim Sheasgreen suggested he try TV acting instead...
47. Shay Mitchell Shay Mitchell Actress, 'A' Is for Answers Shay Mitchell, born Shannon Mitchell to a Filipino mother and Irish/Scottish father, is a native of Toronto, Canada. Even as a young child, she was interested in the performing arts, declaring to her parents that she would pursue such a career. Shay began dance lessons at the age of five, and she and several of her classmates toured the city to compete with a variety of other dance schools...
48. Katie Findlay Katie Findlay Actress, After the Dark
49. Tricia Helfer Tricia Helfer Actress, Green Lantern: First Flight
50. Laura Vandervoort Laura Vandervoort Actress, Ted 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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