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1. Rachel McAdams Rachel McAdams Actress, Sherlock Holmes Rachel McAdams was born on November 17, 1978, in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay (Gale), a nurse, and Lance Frederick McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 was performing...
2. Emmanuelle Chriqui Emmanuelle Chriqui Actress, You Don't Mess with the Zohan Emmanuelle Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Moroccan Jewish immigrants, Liliane (Benisty) and Albert Chriqui. Her family moved to Toronto when she was two 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?...
3. 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...
4. Cobie Smulders Cobie Smulders Actress, The Avengers Amazingly, newcomer Cobie Smulders never gave much thought to acting. She was born on April 3, 1982, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to a Dutch father and an English mother. 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...
5. Robbie Amell Robbie Amell Actor, The DUFF Along with his sister, Robbie Amell started acting when he was just 6 years old. At 16, 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...
6. Taylor Kitsch Taylor Kitsch Actor, John Carter Best-known for his portrayal of troubled high school football star "Tim Riggins" on NBC's acclaimed television series, Friday Night Lights, actor Taylor Kitsch has scored big with audiences and critics on both the big and small screens. Taylor Kitsch was born on April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, British Columbia...
7. Amanda Crew Amanda Crew Actress, Sex Drive Amanda Crew was born in Langley, British Columbia. Her mother is a legal secretary and her father is a telecom worker. Amanda attended Brookswood Secondary School in Langley. She began her acting career when she was cast in the musical Dragon Tales during her fourth grade in elementary school. Three agents contacted her...
8. Stephen Amell Stephen Amell Actor, The Climb 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...
9. Tatiana Maslany Tatiana Maslany Actress, Eastern Promises Tatiana Gabrielle Maslany was born September 22, 1985 in Regina, Saskatchewan, to Renate, a translator, and Dan, a woodworker. 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 is well known for her participation in the Canadian Improv Games...
10. 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.
11. Ryan Reynolds Ryan Reynolds Actor, Green Lantern 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...
12. Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling Actor, Drive Ryan Gosling was born on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario. He is the son of Donna, a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a traveling salesman. Ryan was the second of their two children. His ancestry includes English, French-Canadian, Scottish, and German. The Gosling family moved to Cornwall, Ontario...
13. Mike Myers Mike Myers Actor, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Michael John Myers was born in 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario, to Alice E. (Hind), an officer supervisor, and Eric Myers, an insurance agent. His parents were both English, and had served in the Royal Air Force and British Army, respectively. Myers' television career really started in 1988, when he joined Saturday Night Live...
14. Emily VanCamp Emily VanCamp Actress, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
15. Emily Bett Rickards Emily Bett Rickards Actress, The Climb 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 plays Felicity Smoak on the CW network's "Arrow" and "The Flash", and appears in the upcoming, acclaimed feature film "Brooklyn" alongside Oscar nominees Saoirse Ronan and Julie Walters. Emily currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia.
16. Jim Carrey Jim Carrey Actor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 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...
17. 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, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish, Swedish, English, and Italian descent. Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, with siblings Kaylen, Hejsa, and Tove. Hayden...
18. 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...
19. Anna Paquin Anna Paquin Actress, The Piano Anna Paquin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1982, to Mary (Brophy), an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher of part French-Canadian descent. Anna moved to her mother's native country when she was four years old. Her first acting job ever was at age nine in the film The Piano...
20. Alexander Ludwig Alexander Ludwig Actor, Lone Survivor Alexander Richard Ludwig was born in Vancouver, Canada. His mother, Sharlene Martin, is a former actress and serves as his manager, and his father, Harald Horst Ludwig, is a businessman and co-chairman of the board for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. He has 3 siblings; Nicholas, Natalie and Sophia, as well as a golden retriever named Waverly. He has German, Belgian, English, and Scottish ancestry...
21. Ellen Page Ellen Page Actress, Inception Ellen Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. 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...
22. 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...
23. 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...
24. Dylan Bruce Dylan Bruce Actor, Unstoppable Dylan Bruce has established himself well in television. Bruce was born in Vancouver, Canada on April 21, 1980, and raised in both Vancouver and Seattle, Washington. In 2005 Bruce appeared on the mini-series 24: Conspiracy, the spin-off to the original Kiefer Sutherland series 24. The spin-off lasted for only a season...
25. Jessica Lowndes Jessica Lowndes Actress, The Prince Jessica Lowndes was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1988. She studied at the Pacific Academy in Surrey. Jessica is an actress and an aspiring Singer. She has written 4 known songs: "Never Lonely", "Break", "Fly Away" and "Goodbye". This last one was heard in an episode of the series Moonlight...
26. 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, 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...
27. Jessica Paré Jessica Paré Actress, Lost and Delirious Jessica Pare first turned heads in Stardom, broke our hearts in Lost and Delirious, played the catalyst for karmic intervention in Bollywood/Hollywood and, somehow, pulled off being a secret villain in Posers. She then went onto made-for-TV movies, starting with a small role in Bonanno: A Godfather's Story...
28. 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...
29. Alison Pill Alison Pill Actress, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress. She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to narrate one of their performances. From there, she gained a job narrating children's audio books...
30. 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 Sandy (Belogus), a social worker, and Mark Rogen, who worked for non-profits. He is of Russian Jewish descent. He attended Vancouver Talmud Torah...
31. Justin Chatwin Justin Chatwin Actor, War of the Worlds 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...
32. Tom Cavanagh Tom Cavanagh Actor, Bang Bang You're Dead Thomas Cavanagh was born on October 26th, 1963 in Ottawa, Ontario, the second-oldest of five children. His close-knit family moved to Ghana, Africa when Tom was six. His father educated teachers there. The family moved back to Canada before Tom started high school (which he attended in southern Quebec)...
33. Tricia Helfer Tricia Helfer Actress, Green Lantern: First Flight
34. Kathleen Robertson Kathleen Robertson Actress, Hollywoodland Kathleen Robertson was born in Hamilton, Ontario, and launched her career in nearby 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...
35. Jewel Staite Jewel Staite Actress, Serenity Born in White Rock, BC, Canada. Spent first three years of life in Maui. Started out modeling, was recommened to act at age 6. Won best actor in "Meeting Dad", a Vancouver Film School short.
36. Kristin Kreuk Kristin Kreuk Actress, EuroTrip 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...
37. Devon Sawa Devon Sawa Actor, Final Destination Devon Edward Sawa was born on September 7, 1978, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Joyce Sawa, a production co-ordinator, and Edward Sawa, a mechanic. His father is of Polish descent. Sawa's love of acting began when he starred in a school play in kindergarten, and since then, he has had many roles on TV and in movies...
38. 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...
39. Kevin Durand Kevin Durand Actor, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
40. Avan Jogia Avan Jogia Actor, Rags 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...
41. Italia Ricci Italia Ricci Actress, Don Jon
42. 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?...
43. James Cameron James Cameron Writer, Aliens James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University but, after graduating, drove a truck to support his screenwriting ambition. He landed his first professional film job as art director...
44. Kim Coates Kim Coates Actor, Black Hawk Down Kim's film career began in 1991 with The Last Boy Scout. Two Warner Brothers' hits followed: Innocent Blood and The Client. Since that time he has starred in over forty films, including Academy Award winners Black Hawk Down directed by Ridley Scott, and Pearl Harbor directed by Michael Bay. Other films include Waterworld and Open Range with Kevin Costner...
45. Neve Campbell Neve Campbell Actress, Scream Neve Campbell was born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, to Marnie (Neve), a Dutch-born psychologist and yoga instructor (from Amsterdam), and Gerry Campbell, a Scottish-born teacher (from Glasgow). Campbell first came to our TV screens in the hit Drama series Party of Five. Described as TV's most believable teenager...
46. Brad Peyton Brad Peyton Director, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
47. Carrie-Anne Moss Carrie-Anne Moss Actress, The Matrix Carrie-Anne Moss was born on August 21, 1967, in Vancouver, British Columbia, as youngest of two children of Barbara and Melvyn Moss. 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...
48. Rachelle Lefevre Rachelle Lefevre Actress, Twilight Rachelle Lefevre was born in Canada. While waiting tables, Lefevre was discovered by a Canadian film producer who, in turn, helped the aspiring actress land her first acting gig. Lefevre then moved to Los Angeles and earned a recurring role on the television show What About Brian. When Lefevre was working at a Montreal sushi restaurant as a teen...
49. Cindy Sampson Cindy Sampson Actress, The Shrine
50. Pablo Schreiber Pablo Schreiber Actor, The Manchurian Candidate Pablo Schreiber was nominated for a Tony Award for his Broadway debut performance in the revival of Clifford Odets' classic Awake and Sing! directed by Bartlett Sher. Schreiber has appeared in many films, including: Josh Radnor's Happythankyoumoreplease, which won the Audience Award at Sundance, Vicky Christina Barcelona...
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