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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. Daniel Gillies Daniel Gillies Actor, The Originals 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, 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...
4. 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...
5. Nia Vardalos Nia Vardalos Actress, My Big Fat Greek Wedding
6. Ryan Kennedy Ryan Kennedy Actor, Smallville
7. Greg Bryk Greg Bryk Actor, A History of Violence
8. Aleks Paunovic Aleks Paunovic Actor, War for the Planet of the Apes 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...
9. Mike Kovac Mike Kovac Actor, Tin Star
10. 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"...
11. Peter Mooney Peter Mooney Actor, Rookie Blue
12. Joanna Gleason Joanna Gleason Actress, Boogie Nights She may be the daughter of Let's Make a Deal game show host Monty Hall, 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 Hall) were wed in Winnipeg...
13. Len Cariou Len Cariou Actor, Blue Bloods
14. 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...
15. 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.
16. Cameron Bancroft Cameron Bancroft Actor, Beverly Hills, 90210
17. 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...
18. 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 Mutant...
19. 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...
20. Jay Brazeau Jay Brazeau Actor, Best in Show
21. 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...
22. 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...
23. 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.
24. 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...
25. Tamara Gorski Tamara Gorski Actress, The Next Three Days
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. 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...
28. 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...
29. 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)...
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. Ty Wood Ty Wood Actor, The Haunting in Connecticut
32. Paul Maxwell Paul Maxwell Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
33. Steve Braun Steve Braun Actor, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
34. Douglas Rain Douglas Rain Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey
35. 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...
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. 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...
38. 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...
39. Tom McCamus Tom McCamus Actor, Room
40. Kurt Evans Kurt Evans Actor, iZombie
41. Martha Burns Martha Burns Actress, Silk
42. Kerry Shale Kerry Shale Actor, Undercover 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...
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. 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...
45. Arthur MacKinnon Arthur MacKinnon Actor, Millworth Arthur MacKinnon was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, home to a great arts community. As a child, he was cast to play a young Michael Fassbender, in the TV Movie, A Bear Named Winnie. Arthur studied at Manitoba Theatre for Young People. Select credits include: The Winslow Boy, Over the Tavern (MTC), The Laramie Project (PTE),The Tracy Fragments...
46. Derek Baynham Derek Baynham Writer, Nickelodeon's Ho Ho Holiday Special
47. Sidney Wolinsky Sidney Wolinsky Editor, The Sopranos
48. 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...
49. David Huband David Huband Actor, Cinderella Man
50. Patricia Harras Patricia Harras Actress, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
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