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1. 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...
2. Rachel McAdams Rachel McAdams Actress, Midnight in Paris 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...
3. 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...
4. 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 of part French-Canadian descent. Ryan 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...
5. 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.
6. 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...
7. Jim Carrey Jim Carrey Actor, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Jim Carrey, a Canadian-born actor who became a U.S. citizen in 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...
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. Kevin Durand Kevin Durand Actor, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
11. 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'...
12. Emily VanCamp Emily VanCamp Actress, Captain America: The Winter Soldier
13. 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...
14. Rachelle Lefevre Rachelle Lefevre Actress, Twilight
15. 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...
16. 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...
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 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...
18. Meghan Ory Meghan Ory Actress, Dark House
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. 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 Disney 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.
22. 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.
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. 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...
25. 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...
26. Will Arnett Will Arnett Actor, The Lego Movie
27. 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...
28. 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...
29. Lisa Jakub Lisa Jakub Actress, Mrs. Doubtfire
30. 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...
31. 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?...
32. 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...
33. Dylan Everett Dylan Everett Actor, The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story Dylan's interest in film-making began at an early age. At 10 years old, he began acting and was soon landing parts in commercials and short-films which led to larger roles in full-length films and TV series. His breakout role(s) came in 2009, when he landed leads in 2 television series, the role of Marlon Parks in "How to be Indie" and the role of Carl Montclaire in "Wingin' It"...
34. 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...
35. 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...
36. 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.
37. 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.
38. 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...
39. 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, Phyllis Fox (née Piper), a payroll clerk, and William Fox, moved their ten-year-old son, his three sisters, Kelli Fox, Karen and Jacki and his brother Steven to Vancouver, British Columbia...
40. Jessica Lowndes Jessica Lowndes Actress, Altitude 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...
41. Michael Cera Michael Cera Actor, Juno Canadian actor Michael Cera was born in Brampton, Ontario, to parents who worked for Xerox. His mother, Linda, who is from Quebec, has English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry, and his father, Luigi Cera, is Sicilian. Michael is the middle child between two sisters. He was educated at Conestoga Public School...
42. 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.
43. A.J. Cook A.J. Cook Actress, Final Destination 2 Born in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, to Michael and Sandra Cook, Andrea Joy Cook began acting at the age of 17. She has appeared in nearly a dozen films and several TV shows before the age of 25. Before taking up acting, she was a dancer, having started dancing competitively at age 4 in the styles of tap...
44. Laura Vandervoort Laura Vandervoort Actress, Ted Laura Vandervoort is a Canadian actress who has become popular from her roles as Kara (Supergirl) on Smallville, Lisa on the new V series, and Sadie on Instant Star. She has a second degree black belt in karate. Besides karate, she was even more athletic growing up, taking part in football, baseball...
45. Kevin Zegers Kevin Zegers Actor, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Kevin started acting at the tender age of 6. He has been in over 30 commercials, and also did some modeling in London. He has blond/dark blond hair (natural color is brown) and currently lives in Toronto, Canada.
46. Joshua Jackson Joshua Jackson Actor, Cruel Intentions Joshua was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, but spent the first eight years of his life in California before returning to Canada. At the age of 11, Josh decided he wanted to pursue acting. Knowing how cruel an acting career could be, his mother, a casting director, took him to his first audition in hopes of discouraging him...
47. Elias Koteas Elias Koteas Actor, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Elias Koteas was born on March 11, 1961, in Montreal, Canada. Both his parents are of Greek descent. Elias attended Vanier College in Montreal before leaving to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1981, of which he is a graduate. He also attended the Actors Studio in New York City...
48. 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...
49. Dakota Goyo Dakota Goyo Actor, Real Steel Dakota Goyo was born in Toronto, Canada. Goyo appeared in his first commercial as an infant. His television debut came at the age of 5 in the CBS pilot Ultra (2006) His natural acting, emotional range and ability to memorize scripts at such an early age landed him roles in numerous television and animation series...
50. Sarah Carter Sarah Carter Actress, Final Destination 2 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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