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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. Nia Vardalos Nia Vardalos Actress, My Big Fat Greek Wedding
3. 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.
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. Greg Bryk Greg Bryk Actor, A History of Violence
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. 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...
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. Len Cariou Len Cariou Actor, Blue Bloods
11. 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...
12. Peter Mooney Peter Mooney Actor, Rookie Blue
13. Mara Marini Mara Marini Actress, Gothic Vampires from Hell 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.
14. Cameron Bancroft Cameron Bancroft Actor, General Hospital
15. 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"...
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. 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.
18. Ryan Kennedy Ryan Kennedy Actor, The Invisible
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. 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...
22. Tamara Gorski Tamara Gorski Actress, The Next Three Days
23. Deanna Durbin Deanna Durbin Actress, 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. Kyle McCulloch Kyle McCulloch Writer, South Park
25. Jay Brazeau Jay Brazeau Actor, Best in Show
26. 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...
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. Tom McCamus Tom McCamus Actor, Room
29. 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...
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. Douglas Rain Douglas Rain Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey
32. David Steinberg David Steinberg Director, Mad About You 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...
33. Ty Wood Ty Wood Actor, The Haunting in Connecticut
34. Steve Braun Steve Braun Actor, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
35. Martha Burns Martha Burns Actress, Screening
36. 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...
37. 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...
38. Chantal Kreviazuk Chantal Kreviazuk Soundtrack, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Chantal Kreviazuk is a Canadian-born singer and songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba who began playing piano from ear at the age of three. It wasn't though until 1994, while finding herself in Italy, Chantal was in a motorcycle accident and began thinking it was time to take her musical talents seriously...
39. 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...
40. 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...
41. 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...
42. Paul Maxwell Paul Maxwell Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
43. Robert Bockstael Robert Bockstael Actor, The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! Robert was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He attended Lacerte French School until 1969 when his family moved to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. He spent three years at the International School of Tanganyika. After high school in Ottawa Ontario, Robert began performing in musical theater and then children's touring theater...
44. Ashleigh Banfield Ashleigh Banfield Self, This Revolution
45. 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...
46. Linden Soles Linden Soles Actor, Contact Perhaps best recognized as the CNN News Anchor who told viewers around the world that Diana, Princess of Wales had died. From 1993 to 1998. A broadcaster from the age of 15 in his hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, he has earned some of the most prestigious international journalism awards, including the National News & Documentary Emmy...
47. Don Callis Don Callis Actor, Eastern Championship Wrestling
48. Derek Baynham Derek Baynham Actor, Darla
49. Courtney-Jane White Courtney-Jane White Actress, The Lookout
50. Patricia Harras Patricia Harras Actress, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
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