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1. Anna Paquin Anna Paquin Actress, The Piano Anna Paquin is the first millennial to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting, and the first to win. She 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. Anna moved to her mother's native country when she was four years old...
2. Tracy Spiridakos Tracy Spiridakos Actress, Revolution 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...
3. Greg Bryk Greg Bryk Actor, A History of Violence
4. Daniel Gillies Daniel Gillies Actor, Spider-Man 2 Gillies was born 14 March 1976 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. When Gillies was age 5, his parents decided to return to their native New Zealand, and moved to Invercargill and then to Hamilton. Though born into a family of strong medical background (his father is a pediatrician, his mother a nurse, and his great great great grandfather is the renowned ENT/plastic surgery pioneer Sir Harold Gillies)...
5. Nia Vardalos Nia Vardalos Actress, My Big Fat Greek Wedding
6. Julia Benson Julia Benson Actress, Death Do Us Part Canadian actress Julia Benson (born June 26, 1979 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) finished her theatrical studies in 2001 before starting her professional acting career in 2003 around the age of twenty-four. Julia's screen credits include an impressive range of film shorts, feature-length films and recurring and episodic television roles...
7. Aleks Paunovic Aleks Paunovic Actor, This Means War Aleks Paunovic was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to a Croatian mother and Serbian father. The result of this remarkable blend of bloodlines is the 6'5" ruggedly handsome actor appearing on screens around the world at a rapidly escalating rate. Acting came to Aleks while he was onstage in his hometown playing in a heavy metal band...
8. Len Cariou Len Cariou Actor, Blue Bloods
9. Joanna Gleason Joanna Gleason Actress, Boogie Nights She may be the daughter of Let's Make a Deal game show host Monty Hall (ne Maurice Halperin), but talented Joanna Gleason has never had to worry about being overshadowed by her father's looming TV star. Born Joanna Hall on June 2, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (her father and mother (Marilyn Plotell Hall) were wed in Winnipeg...
10. Heather Doerksen Heather Doerksen Actress, Pacific Rim Standing at almost 5'10", Heather Doerksen (the "O" is silent) was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Heading into college, her goal was to study Biological Sciences, but it took one influential acting class to convince her to switch her major. She graduated with her BFA in Theatre from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia...
11. Gwynyth Walsh Gwynyth Walsh Actress, Da Vinci's Inquest Gwynyth Walsh was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada but was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. Walsh earned her Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the University of Alberta and started her career appearing on stage, across Canada and in the United States, in many classics, including. For William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing"...
12. Mara Marini Mara Marini Actress, Parks and Recreation Mara Marini is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Brandi Maxxxx in the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation. Marini was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. During her childhood, she avidly studied acting and dance. After high school, she relocated to Los Angeles where she continues to act and write.
13. Ryan Kennedy Ryan Kennedy Actor, The Invisible
14. Mimi Kuzyk Mimi Kuzyk Actress, The Day After Tomorrow Mimi Kuzyk is a Winnipeg born actress, best know for her roles in the series Hill Street Blues and Blue Murder. Mimi grew up in Winnipeg with her brother and five sisters. She discovered her love of dance at the age of eight. Following her passion, Mimi joined the Rusalka Folk Ensemble, which she would participate in as both a dancer and a choreographer for the next fifteen years...
15. Belinda Montgomery Belinda Montgomery Actress, Doogie Howser, M.D. Belinda Montgomery, who sometimes inserted the middle initial "J." into her stage moniker, is a native of Canada, where she began her career on TV in the 1967 series Barney Boomer. She then proceeded to play "Cinderella" and essayed the roles of other emotional and/or confused teen types as she worked her way up the acting ladder...
16. Donnelly Rhodes Donnelly Rhodes Actor, Danger Bay Born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, Donnelly Rhodes trained to be a warden in the National Park Service in Manitoba and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force as an airman-mechanic before finally settling into his long and successful career as an actor. Rhodes studied at the Manitoba Theatre Center and was a member of the first graduating class of the National Theatre School in Canada...
17. Rochelle Okoye Rochelle Okoye Stunts, X-Men: Apocalypse Rochelle was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and began her gymnastics career at the very early age of 2. When Rochelle was 7 yrs old, both her parents decided to uproot the family and move to Leeds, England, where her father finished his PhD at Cambridge and Oxford University. Rochelle continued her gymnastics career and at the age of 9...
18. Cameron Bancroft Cameron Bancroft Actor, Beverly Hills, 90210
19. Peter Mooney Peter Mooney Actor, Rookie Blue
20. Jennifer Pudavick Jennifer Pudavick Actress, Mohawk Girls With over 20 years of on camera experience in film and television across Canada and the United States, Jenny's most recent television credits include a recurring role on CBC's new comedy Workin' Moms, a lead role in APTN's Mohawk Girls, and a recurring role in The Pinkerton's. Watch for Jenny is Paul Gross' newest feature film Hyena Road...
21. Lee Montgomery Lee Montgomery Actor, Burnt Offerings Brother of actress Belinda Montgomery, Lee began his career as a model before venturing into the acting business. He made his debut in the Disney film The Million Dollar Duck, before landing a starring role in Ben, the sequel to Willard. Lee made a successful transformation into adult roles with films such as Night Shadows...
22. Tamara Gorski Tamara Gorski Actress, The Next Three Days
23. Sophia Santi Sophia Santi Actress, Babysitters Sophia Santi was born Angela Stettner on December 6, 1981 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She's of mixed Irish, Romanian, Mongolian, and Cherokee Indian descent. Santi grew up as a tomboy in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and first started modeling at age 14 (she also lost her virginity when she was 14)...
24. Jack Kruschen Jack Kruschen Actor, The Apartment Canadian-born Jack Kruschen entered films after years on the stage, and became a dependable character actor both in movies and on television. Often cast as ethnic comedy relief, Kruschen occasionally landed a role as a villain, but was more often the volatile, emotional Italian or Jewish neighbor patriarch. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Apartment.
25. Deanna Durbin Deanna Durbin Actress, Can't Help Singing Deanna Durbin was born Edna Mae Durbin on December 4, 1921, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her British-born parents moved to California while she was still young, and her singing voice soon had talent scouts knocking at her door. She signed a contract with MGM in 1936, at the age of 14, which resulted in her appearance in Every Sunday...
26. Kristopher Turner Kristopher Turner Actor, Instant Star Kristopher was born in the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an only child. Kristopher discovered he had a love for the stage very early in life; landing a small role in his high school's production of A Midsummer's Night Dream. He received a degree in theatre from the University of Winnipeg...
27. Ted Atherton Ted Atherton Actor, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Ted Atherton's big break came when he was cast as Pan Philips in the CBC TV series "Nothing Too Good For A Cowboy." This series gave him a Gemini Award nomination in 2000,as "Best Lead in a Continuing Dramatic Role." Now Ted is well known by fans everywhere as the sarcastic yet funny F.B.I. Agent Myles...
28. Jay Brazeau Jay Brazeau Actor, Best in Show
29. Paul Maxwell Paul Maxwell Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
30. Guy Maddin Guy Maddin Director, The Saddest Music in the World Guy Maddin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to Herdis Maddin (a hair-dresser) and Charles "Chas" Maddin (grain clerk and general manager of the Maroons, a Winnipeg hockey team). Maddin studied economics at the University of Winnipeg, working as a bank manager, house painter, and photographic archivist before becoming a film-maker...
31. Steve Braun Steve Braun Actor, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
32. Richard Kahan Richard Kahan Actor, Edgemont Richard Kahan was born in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada and began his acting career on the stage at a very young age. This gave way to roles in various independent films, and eventually led to a series regular role on the Canadian teen series, "Edgemont," which had a successful five season run on CBC/ FOX Family...
33. Ty Wood Ty Wood Actor, The Haunting in Connecticut
34. Frank Schorpion Frank Schorpion Actor, Arrival
35. Douglas Rain Douglas Rain Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey
36. Monty Hall Monty Hall Self, Keep Talking Monty Hall was born Maurice Halperin on August 25, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba in 1945. He's the father of Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason, television writer/director Sharon Hall, and Emmy Award winner television writer/director Richard Hall...
37. David Steinberg David Steinberg Director, Curb Your Enthusiasm Comedian David Steinberg, born in 1942, grew up in Winnipeg, Canada. He left home to attend the University of Chicago. The family moved to Chicago when he was a teen. It was there that he saw a performance by the Second City Chicago Troupe and it changed the course of his life. With another student at the university...
38. Derek Baynham Derek Baynham Writer, Nickelodeon's Ho Ho Holiday Special
39. Tom McCamus Tom McCamus Actor, Room
40. Nadia Litz Nadia Litz Director, The People Garden Nadia Litz is an award-winning actress turned filmmaker. She debuted at Cannes in Jeremy Podeswa's Genie award-winning film The Five Senses. She played Sam Shepard's daughter in 2002's After The Harvest and was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Actress for that role. In 2007, she won the Vancouver's Critics Award for her role in Reg Harkema's Money Warfare...
41. Martha Burns Martha Burns Actress, Silk
42. Mychael Danna Mychael Danna Composer, Life of Pi Mychael Danna is an Academy Award-winning film composer recognized for his evocative blending of non-western traditions with orchestral and electronic music. His highly awarded works include the Oscar-winning score for Ang Lee's Life of Pi, and his many Genie Award-winning scores for director and longtime collaborator, Atom Egoyan...
43. Paul Anthony Paul Anthony Actor, Blade: Trinity Paul Anthony is the inaugural recipient of the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame for most promising newcomer and has been lauded by both the Vancouver Sun and the Georgia Straight as the up-and-comer to watch. His acting career finds its roots in theatre, having performed all over the country with such respected companies as The Vancouver Playhouse...
44. Jonas Chernick Jonas Chernick Actor, My Awkward Sexual Adventure Jonas Chernick is an actor/screenwriter. He co-wrote and starred in Lucid, a feature film that premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival and won the City TV Award for Best Western Canadian Feature Film at the 2005 Vancouver International Film Festival. He also collaborated on the screenplay and played the leading role in Inertia...
45. Shirley Patterson Shirley Patterson Actress, It! The Terror from Beyond Space
46. Kerry Shale Kerry Shale Actor, The Jacket Kerry Shale is a North American actor, based in London, England since 1978. He has worked on stage in the West End and at the Royal National Theater as well as the Almeida, Hampstead, the Donmar Warehouse and the Royal Court theaters, appearing in plays by Garcia Lorca and Wallace Shawn, Neil Simon and Woody Allen...
47. Ashleigh Banfield Ashleigh Banfield Self, This Revolution
48. Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman Writer, Airplane II: The Sequel
49. James Wilson James Wilson Actor, Mardröm
50. Kevin Blatch Kevin Blatch Actor, Hell on Wheels Kevin Blatch was born on July 30, 1965 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor known for playing Judge Webber in Hell On Wheels (Season 4 - 2014), fashion icon Aubrey Allure in White Chicks (2004), and Father Maxim Trenton in the The Black Door (2001). Internationally known for the Reklama/Commercial/Werbung...
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