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1. 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...
2. Emily VanCamp Emily VanCamp Actress, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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. 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.
5. Rachel McAdams Rachel McAdams Actress, Midnight in Paris 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...
6. Taylor Kitsch Taylor Kitsch Actor, Battleship 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. On Friday Night Lights, the Emmy-nominated series USA Today called "one of the best-acted...
7. 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...
8. Amanda Crew Amanda Crew Actress, Sex Drive
9. Alexander Ludwig Alexander Ludwig Actor, The Hunger Games 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...
10. Jessalyn Gilsig Jessalyn Gilsig Actress, Quest for Camelot Jessalyn Gilsig has an extensive list of theater credits to her name. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Gilsig received her theatrical training at the American Repertory Theatre's Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Among the American Repertory Theatre projects...
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. Emily Bett Rickards Emily Bett Rickards Actress, Three Ghosts 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.
16. 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...
17. Anna Paquin Anna Paquin Actress, The Piano Anna Paquin, the young Canadian who grew up in New Zealand and whose only acting experience was as a skunk at a school play, stunned moviegoers from all over the world with her performance as Holly Hunter's angry young daughter in the acclaimed film The Piano. Anna, who received an Oscar for her performance (the second youngest Academy Award winner ever)...
18. 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...
19. 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 teams to this day. She transitioned from David E. Kelly's acclaimed Girls Club into Gus Van Sant's Golden Globe-winning Starz political drama Boss with Kelsey Grammar...
20. Noel Fisher Noel Fisher Actor, Battle Los Angeles Noel Fisher was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His screen debut was in 1999, as young Sheldon Kennedy on The Sheldon Kennedy Story. He has since appeared in the hit MTV movie 2gether and the Nickelodeon film Max Keeble's Big Move. He also appeared as Brian Gibbons in Final Destination 2, which made 17 million dollars in the United States on its opening weekend.
21. 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...
22. 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...
23. Tatiana Maslany Tatiana Maslany Actress, Eastern Promises 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.
24. 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...
25. Cristine Prosperi Cristine Prosperi Actress, Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming Cristine Prosperi (April 7, 1993) is best known for portraying Imogen Moreno on Degrassi. Cristine plays the role of Tiara on the Family Channel series, Really Me, she also stars as Aria on Totally Amp'd and has guest starred on The Latest Buzz Series. Cristine played the role of the Iraqi girl in the movie Stir of Echoes: She also was in The Homecoming and Your BeautifulCul de Sac Home movie...
26. 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...
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. 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...
29. Tracy Spiridakos Tracy Spiridakos Actress, Rise of the Planet of the Apes Tracy Spiridakos is a Canadian actress who stars as Charlotte "Charlie" Matheson in the NBC post-apocalyptic science fiction series Revolution. Tracy was born in Winnipeg Manitoba to her parents George and Anastasia, who are restaurant owners. She has two brothers. Spiridakos began acting in junior high school...
30. Rachel Roberts Rachel Roberts Actress, The Host Rachel Roberts began her career at age sixteen in her hometown of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The stunning model-turned-actress did layouts for Elle UK and Canada magazine, and was on the cover of the July 10, 2000 Elle France magazine; Glamour (US) for the February 2002 issue (Love Is In The Hair...
31. 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...
32. Meghan Ory Meghan Ory Actress, Dark House
33. 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...
34. Justin Chatwin Justin Chatwin Actor, War of the Worlds Justin Chatwin was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, and is an actor best-known for playing Tom Cruise'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 ...
35. 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?...
36. Sarah Gadon Sarah Gadon Actress, A Dangerous Method 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.
37. 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...
38. Vanessa Lengies Vanessa Lengies Actress, Waiting...
39. 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'...
40. 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...
41. Jessica Parker Kennedy Jessica Parker Kennedy Actress, 50/50 Jessica Parker Kennedy is a Canadian actress of film and television. Born in Calgary, Alberta her first string of screen work began with the television film Santa Baby as Lucy the Elf, a role she reprises in the television film sequel Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe. With a repertoire of television credits, Jessica's continuing work ties with series such as V...
42. Michael Cera Michael Cera Actor, Superbad 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. Rachelle Lefevre Rachelle Lefevre Actress, Twilight
44. Tricia Helfer Tricia Helfer Actress, Green Lantern: First Flight
45. Georges St-Pierre Georges St-Pierre Self, UFC 79: Nemesis
46. Shawn Ashmore Shawn Ashmore Actor, X-Men: The Last Stand Shawn Robert Ashmore was born one minute after his twin brother Aaron in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, on October 7, 1979. At the tender age of seven, when their mother became a part of the Multiple Births Association in Alberta, Canada, the Ashmore twins were already in front of cameras impressing their elders...
47. Brooke D'Orsay Brooke D'Orsay Actress, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
48. Barry Pepper Barry Pepper Actor, Saving Private Ryan Barry Robert Pepper was born on April 4, 1970, in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada, as the youngest of three sons. He has two older brothers named Alex and Doug Pepper. The Peppers didn't stick around Campbell River for too long. They had been building a ship in their backyard for years. When Barry was five years old...
49. Caroline Dhavernas Caroline Dhavernas Actress, Breach Caroline Dhavernas commands the attention of filmgoers and television viewers with her beauty, talent and poise. Beginning her career at age 11, the Montreal native is already an acclaimed young actress who has also made her mark in Hollywood. She is the recipient of two Gemeaux Awards, one for "Best...
50. 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...
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