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1. Anna Paquin Anna Paquin Actress, The Piano Anna Paquin was born in Canada in 1982 and moved to New Zealand when she was four years old. Her first acting job ever was at age nine in the film The Piano, which she ended up being cast in because it was shot in New Zealand. At age 16, she relocated to Los Angeles where she completed her last two years of high school (graduating in 2000)...
2. Daniel Gillies Daniel Gillies Actor, Spider-Man 2 Like his fellow Winnipegger, Anna Paquin, Daniel was born in Winnipeg and moved to New Zealand at a young age. His parents were involved in the medical profession.
3. 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...
4. Nia Vardalos Nia Vardalos Actress, My Big Fat Greek Wedding
5. Ryan Kennedy Ryan Kennedy Actor, The Invisible
6. Peter Mooney Peter Mooney Actor, Summer's Moon
7. 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...
8. Greg Bryk Greg Bryk Actor, A History of Violence
9. Heather Doerksen Heather Doerksen Actress, Pacific Rim Heather Doerksen (the O is silent). Standing at almost 5'10", this Canadian-born actress is hard to miss. Heading into college, her goal was to study Biological Science because it would be "a practical and reliable career choice", but it took one influential acting class to convince her to switch her major...
10. Lee Montgomery Lee Montgomery Actor, Girls Just Want to Have Fun 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...
11. Len Cariou Len Cariou Actor, Prisoners
12. Cameron Bancroft Cameron Bancroft Actor, General Hospital
13. Donnelly Rhodes Donnelly Rhodes Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 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...
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. Aleks Paunovic Aleks Paunovic Actor, This Means War Aleks Paunovic was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. June 29th 1969. He started his professional acting career while partaking in his other two passions, boxing and music. Aleks was playing in a rock band and while on stage he got asked to audition for the HBO movie Heads. After getting his first job, on his first audition, the acting bug bit him...
16. 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.
17. Kevin Blatch Kevin Blatch Actor, White Chicks 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...
18. Belinda Montgomery Belinda Montgomery Actress, TRON: Legacy 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...
19. Tamara Gorski Tamara Gorski Actress, Man with the Screaming Brain
20. Gwynyth Walsh Gwynyth Walsh Actress, The Crush 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"...
21. Kristopher Turner Kristopher Turner Actor, A Little Bit Zombie 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...
22. Steve Braun Steve Braun Actor, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
23. Deanna Durbin Deanna Durbin Soundtrack, Can't Help Singing The girl who one day would be known as "Winnipeg's Sweetheart" was born at Grace Hospital on December 4, 1921, as Edna Mae Durbin. In her early childhood there were no obvious signs that one day she would be a bigger box office attraction than Shirley Temple. Renamed Deanna Durbin for show business purposes...
24. David Steinberg David Steinberg Director, The Wrong Guy 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...
25. Jay Brazeau Jay Brazeau Actor, Best in Show
26. Ted Atherton Ted Atherton Actor, Max Payne 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...
27. Richard Kahan Richard Kahan Actor, The Sparkle Lite Motel 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...
28. Douglas Rain Douglas Rain Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey
29. Andrew Paquin Andrew Paquin Director, Open House
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. 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...
32. Nadia Litz Nadia Litz Actress, The Five Senses 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...
33. Martha Burns Martha Burns Actress, Screening
34. 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...
35. 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...
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. Ashleigh Banfield Ashleigh Banfield Self, Chapter 17
38. Ty Wood Ty Wood Actor, The Haunting in Connecticut
39. Courtney-Jane White Courtney-Jane White Actress, The Lookout
40. Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman Writer, Airplane II: The Sequel
41. Derek Baynham Derek Baynham Actor, Darla
42. Tom McCamus Tom McCamus Actor, The Sweet Hereafter
43. Brad Dryborough Brad Dryborough Actor, The Cabin in the Woods
44. Natalie Reid Natalie Reid Actress, Episode #1.8 Natalie Christina Whitney Reid was born in Transcona, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Natalie is the oldest of three children. In junior high years she spent most of her time reading books & volunteering after school for Parks & Recreation, Salvation Army, Nursing Homes, Teaching Vacation Bible School, Sunday School...
45. Kerry Shale Kerry Shale Actor, The Jacket
46. Dan Skene Dan Skene Stunts, Goon
47. Allan Kroeker Allan Kroeker Director, Faith
48. Paul Maxwell Paul Maxwell Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
49. Chantal Kreviazuk Chantal Kreviazuk Soundtrack, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Chantal L. Kreviazuk was born on May 18, 1973 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her parents, Carol and John Kreviazuk are of Ukrainian and Pakistani origin. At age 3, Chantal began playing piano, from ear. Her talent was much encouraged by her mother, Carol. In 1994, while finding herself in Italy, Chantal was in a motorcycle accident...
50. Patricia Harras Patricia Harras Actress, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
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