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1. 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...
2. John Reardon John Reardon Actor, TRON: Legacy Studied Shakespeare at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, as well as Improv at The Second City in Los Angeles and Toronto. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, John Reardon is one of three children, and is part of a large extended family of over 300 cousins living in Canada's Maritimes. During his school years...
3. Leslie Hope Leslie Hope Actress, Crimson Peak Leslie Hope was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Leslie Ann Hope. She is an actress, director, and producer. As an actor she is known for Never Back Down (2008), 24 (2001) and Talk Radio (1988). She directed and wrote 'Gaykeith' and produced and directed the award-winning documentary 'What I See When I Close My Eyes'...
4. Ty Olsson Ty Olsson Actor, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
5. Sarah McLachlan Sarah McLachlan Soundtrack, City of Angels
6. Steve Lund Steve Lund Actor, Best Christmas Party Ever 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...
7. John Paul Tremblay John Paul Tremblay Actor, Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day
8. Cindy Sampson Cindy Sampson Actress, The Shrine
9. Laura Regan Laura Regan Actress, Unbreakable
10. Craig Anthony Olejnik Craig Anthony Olejnik Actor, Thir13en Ghosts Craig Olejnik was born in Halifax, Canada. He graduated from West Kings District High School in Auburn, 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...
11. Patrick Roach Patrick Roach Actor, Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day
12. Henry Beckman Henry Beckman Actor, The Brood
13. Art Hindle Art Hindle Actor, Invasion of the Body Snatchers Born in Halifax to a Canadian Navy father, Art's mother soon had him back in their home town of Toronto, Ontario. He grew up in the "Beaches" of Toronto a big fan of Elvis Presley and rock n' roll. Although shy as a child, he grew to be a rebellious and independent teenager. This lead him to much traveling...
14. Amy Kerr Amy Kerr Actress, SEX! With Hot Robots Halifax native, Amy Kerr, began her career as a model at the age of fifteen. A multiple award winner at myriad modeling and acting competitions, as well as beauty pageants, Amy has booked many Internet, print and billboard campaigns including Kameleon Jewelry, uMame Maternity, Metrin Skincare, Bodog...
15. Peter North Peter North Actor, New Wave Hookers For over 20 years Canadian-born Peter North has been one of the most reliable performers in porn, with youthful good looks and a body sculpted almost to perfection from long hours spent in the gym. His career began in the days when porn movies were take-offs of legit films; they had plots, dialogue...
16. Ruby Keeler Ruby Keeler Soundtrack, 42nd Street Ruby Keeler started as a dancer on Broadway. After her marriage to Al Jolson she moved to Hollywood and become a star in Warners musicals opposite Dick Powell. After her divorce from Jolson she retired for almost 30 years, until she appeared in "No No Nanette" on Broadway in 1971 under the direction of Busby Berkeley.
17. Aloka McLean Aloka McLean Actress, The Lotus Eaters
18. Joe Cobden Joe Cobden Actor, Source Code Joe Cobden (born October 7, 1978 in Canada) found his first taste of acting while as an 11-year-old child busker on the street. As a busker, Joe toured all over Europe and America before deciding to focus on finishing out his education. He attended Concordia University's renowned Theatre Performance Program in Montreal and worked extensively across several Canadian stages...
19. David Manners David Manners Actor, Dracula Distantly related to Princess Diana on his mother's side, Nova Scotia-born actor David Manners, nee Rauff de Ryther Daun Acklom, came from well-to-do stock. His father ran the prestigious Tower Road boys' school Harrow House and later became a literary advisor for E.P. Dutton Publishing Co. in New York...
20. Chuck Campbell Chuck Campbell Actor, Jason X
21. Peter Flemming Peter Flemming Actor, Dead Rising 2
22. Tara Slone Tara Slone Actress, Foolproof
23. Denny Doherty Denny Doherty Actor, Elvis Meets Nixon Denny Doherty was born and reared in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and began his musical career there in a local rock band, The Hepsters, while working in a pawn shop. He had started singing in public at age 15, on a dare by performing "Love Letters In The Sand" in a skating rink-turned-dance-hall. In 1959 he formed his first folk trio...
24. Joanna Shimkus Joanna Shimkus Actress, The Virgin and the Gypsy
25. Sonja O'Hara Sonja O'Hara Actress, Ovum Sonja O'Hara was raised in Williamswood, Nova Scotia. Starting at the age of ten, she began performing in local theatre and she knew immediately it was what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. By the age of 11, she was enrolled in professional acting classes and was performing in Shakespearean productions in summer theater camp where she was signed by her first agent...
26. E. Nova Zatzman E. Nova Zatzman Stunts, RoboCop
27. Tamara Hickey Tamara Hickey Actress, The Judge
28. Nels Lennarson Nels Lennarson Actor, The Cabin in the Woods
29. Anthony Sherwood Anthony Sherwood Actor, Scanners
30. Dax Ravina Dax Ravina Actor, Four Brothers
31. Nick Smyth Nick Smyth Actor, The Flying Man As a teenager, Nick Smyth was cast as a regular on the long-running CBC television series "Street Cents" in his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia. A show that was known for launching the careers of fellow Halifax natives Jonathan Torrens and Mike Clattenburg (Creator of the "Trailer Park Boys"); he stayed with the show for two seasons...
32. Phelan Porteous Phelan Porteous Art Department, A Serbian Film
33. Kelly-Ruth Mercier Kelly-Ruth Mercier Actress, The Company You Keep Kelly-Ruth Mercier is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She holds a BA-Acting from Dalhousie University and an MFA-Directing from the University of British Columbia. K-R has worked in theatre, film, television and in music; she's bridged both fiction and documentary; she moves easily between comedy and drama; she is a sought-after instructor and acting coach; she works as an actor...
34. Michael Donovan Michael Donovan Producer, Bowling for Columbine
35. Austin Willis Austin Willis Actor, Goldfinger
36. Nancy Regan Nancy Regan Actress, Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It
37. Karen Walton Karen Walton Writer, Ginger Snaps Karen Walton is a Canadian screen and television writer-producer. Her credits include the original cult horror film, Ginger Snaps (2000), as well as writing for television series such as Queer As Folk (US), Orphan Black, Flashpoint etc. A graduate of the Canadian Film Centre's Writing residencies, her trophy collection includes a Canadian Comedy Award for Pretty Funny Screenplay...
38. Sarah Hamblin Sarah Hamblin Director, The Bees Knees
39. Darryl Armstrong Darryl Armstrong Actor, The Dangers of Sex and Drugs
40. Maria Herrera Maria Herrera Actress, Double Jeopardy
41. Glen Matthews Glen Matthews Actor, Hobo with a Shotgun Growing up, Glen Matthews always knew what he was going to be - a professional wrestler. Once that dream dissipated and his passionate showmanship remained, he began to pursue a career as an actor instead. Starting out at nineteen, Matthews spent five years in Halifax, working in the industry and honing his craft...
42. Allan Yates Allan Yates Actor, When the Smoke Clears Born Allan Wessel Jr. on November 20 1983 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. First born and older brother of two sisters (Kaitlyn and Carrie). The name Yates came when his mother re-married Ian Yates. With his step dad being in the RCMP, his family was required to move all over Canada. Even with all the moving Allan spent his youth like most young Canadian boys...
43. Peter Waal Peter Waal Director, Jacked! Peter Waal is an award-winning Vancouver-based filmmaker who works in both factual television and corporate storytelling. He was the key creative behind both seasons of CBC's hit reality series "The Week the Women Went," and was a co-creator and executive producer of Food Network's long-running lifestyle series "Eat St." A former journalist...
44. Rena Anakwe Rena Anakwe Actress, For Whom the Sweetie Belle Toils
45. Mark Farrell Mark Farrell Writer, Seed
46. Mason Curry Mason Curry Actor, Magazine Writer
47. Ben Proudfoot Ben Proudfoot Producer, Rwanda & Juliet
48. Scott Storch Scott Storch Soundtrack, The Hangover
49. Anaya Farrell Anaya Farrell Actress, Rat Race
50. Jamie Mayo Jamie Mayo Actress, Freddy vs. Jason
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