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1. 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...
2. 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)...
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. 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...
6. Len Cariou Len Cariou Actor, Prisoners
7. Greg Bryk Greg Bryk Actor, A History of Violence
8. Heather Doerksen Heather Doerksen Actress, The Cabin in the Woods 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...
9. Peter Mooney Peter Mooney Actor, Summer's Moon
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Ryan Kennedy Ryan Kennedy Actor, The Invisible
13. 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...
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. Cameron Bancroft Cameron Bancroft Actor, General Hospital
19. 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"...
20. 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...
21. Tamara Gorski Tamara Gorski Actress, Man with the Screaming Brain
22. Deanna Durbin Deanna Durbin Soundtrack, 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...
23. 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...
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. 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. Steve Braun Steve Braun Actor, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
28. 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...
29. Ty Wood Ty Wood Actor, The Haunting in Connecticut
30. Erik J. Berg Erik J. Berg Actor, The Haunting in Connecticut
31. 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...
32. Douglas Rain Douglas Rain Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey
33. 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...
34. 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...
35. 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...
36. Ashleigh Banfield Ashleigh Banfield Self, Chapter 17
37. Martha Burns Martha Burns Actress, Screening
38. Mike Kovac Mike Kovac Actor, Extraterrestrial
39. Kerry Shale Kerry Shale Actor, The Jacket
40. 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...
41. Andrew Paquin Andrew Paquin Director, Open House
42. Ken Finkleman Ken Finkleman Writer, Airplane II: The Sequel
43. Dan Skene Dan Skene Stunts, Goon
44. Patricia Harras Patricia Harras Actress, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
45. Sophia Santi Sophia Santi Actress, Cheerleaders 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)...
46. Paul Maxwell Paul Maxwell Actor, Aliens
47. Courtney-Jane White Courtney-Jane White Actress, The Lookout
48. Derek Baynham Derek Baynham Actor, Darla
49. Brad Dryborough Brad Dryborough Actor, The Cabin in the Woods
50. 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...
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