acteur du québec à l'étrangerby jjjdg13 | created - 28 Aug 2012 | updated - 28 Aug 2012 | Public
Actress | Polytechnique
Award-winning Canadian actress Karine Vanasse is internationally recognized for her dazzling performances in both English and French.
Vanasse stars as Detective Lise Delorme in the critically acclaimed CTV series Cardinal for which she received a 2019 Canadian Screen Award for Best Lead Actress. ...
3. Jessica Paré
Actress | Wicker Park
Jessica Paré first turned heads in Stardom (2000), broke our hearts in Lost and Delirious (2001), played the catalyst for karmic intervention in Bollywood/Hollywood (2002) and, somehow, pulled off being a secret villain in Posers (2002). She then went onto made-for-TV movies, starting with a small ...
Actress | Hannibal
Caroline Dhavernas commands the attention of filmgoers and television viewers with her beauty, talent and poise. Beginning her career at age 11, the Montreal native is already an acclaimed young actress who has also made her mark in Hollywood. She is the recipient of two Gemeaux Awards, one for "...
5. Sasha Roiz
Actor | The Day After Tomorrow
Raised in Montreal, Canada, Roiz trained theatrically at the Guildford School of Acting (UK). Upon returning to Montreal, he began to work consistently in theatre, earning a nomination for his performance at the "Masques Awards" (Quebec's Theatre Awards).
Roiz's introduction to feature films was in ...
Actress | Wrong Turn
Emmanuelle Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Moroccan Jewish immigrants, Liliane (Benisty) and Albert Chriqui. Her family moved to Toronto when she was two years old. At the age of 10, Chriqui appeared in a McDonald's commercial. She moved to Vancouver, guest-starring in series such as Are ...
7. Jay Baruchel
Actor | Goon
Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the son of Robyne (Ropell), a freelance writer, and Serge Victor Baruchel, an antiques dealer. He has a younger sister who also acts. He started acting in 1995 when he made his first of three appearances on ...
Actress | Stick It
Born in Montréal, Québec, Missy lived most of her life in Surrey, British Columbia, with her father, a minister; her mother; and two sisters. She began her career in front of the camera at age 18, when she started modeling. The print advertisements soon turned into commercials for Mercedes Benz, ...
Actress | The Stepfather
Jessalyn Gilsig has an extensive list of theater credits to her name. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Gilsig received her theatrical training at the American Repertory Theatre's Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Among the American Repertory Theatre ...
10. Elias Koteas
Actor | The Thin Red Line
Elias Koteas was born on March 11, 1961, in Montreal, Canada. Both his parents are of Greek descent. Elias attended Vanier College in Montreal before leaving to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City in 1981, of which he is a graduate. He also attended the Actors Studio in ...
11. Rachelle Lefevre
Actress | Twilight
Rachelle Lefevre was born in Canada. While waiting tables, Lefevre was discovered by a Canadian film producer who, in turn, helped the aspiring actress land her first acting gig. Lefevre then moved to Los Angeles and earned a recurring role on the television show What About Brian (2006). When ...
Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful
Jennifer Finnigan stars as the Pentagon press secretary Grace Barrows on the CBS sci-fi thriller Salvation. Before that, she starred as Molly Al-Fayed in all three seasons of the controversial FX political drama Tyrant, set in the Middle East. Winner of three consecutive Daytime Emmy Awards early ...
13. Vanessa Lengies
Actress | Stick It
Vanessa Brittany Lengies, born July 21, 1985, Canadian actress, dancer and singer. She is best known for her role on American Dreams and she had a recurring role as Sugar Motta on Glee. Lengies was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to a German father and an Egyptian mother. She speaks French, ...
17. Emily Hampshire
Actress | 12 Monkeys
Born and raised in Montreal, Emily Hampshire has made an indelible mark on the Canadian film and television industry in a relatively short period of time. Her work has been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television with 3 Genie Award Nominations, a Gemini Award for her work on the...
Actress | Les invasions barbares
Marie-Josée Croze first studied fine arts before opting for the stage at La Veillée-Prospero Theatre workshop in Montreal. In 1993 she got her first movie part in La Florida (1993) and started working for numerous Canadian TV series and movies.
In 2000, with her performance in Denis Villeneuve's ...
19. Rodney Eastman
Actor | I Spit on Your Grave
Rodney Eastman was born on July 20, 1967 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is an actor, known for I Spit on Your Grave (2010), A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988) and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987). He was previously married to Inger Lorre.
21. William Shatner
Actor | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
William Shatner has notched up an impressive 70-plus years in front of the camera, displaying heady comedic talent and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise.
Shatner was born ...
Actress | New Waterford Girl
Tara Spencer-Nairn's big breakout role came in 1999 when she was cast as the tough Bronx-raised teen in the festival darling, New Waterford Girl (1999). The film screened at the Sundance Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival, and received seven Genie Award nominations including Best...
25. Anna Hopkins
Actress | The Expanse
Anna Hopkins was born in Montréal, Quebec to artists Tom Hopkins and Rita Markovits. She is of Jewish Romanian and Hungarian descent from her mother's side, and Scottish, Welsh descent on her father's side. Fluent in French and English, she works in film and television in both languages. Anna's ...
27. Amanda Brugel
Actress | The Handmaid's Tale
Amanda Brugel was born on March 24, 1978 in Pointe Claire, Québec, Canada as Amanda Ellen Baker. She is an actress, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Kim's Convenience (2016) and Workin' Moms (2017). She has been married to Marcel Lewis since March 7, 2008.
29. Julian Bailey
Actor | Dark Phoenix
Julian Bailey is a Canadian-British actor, who first became well known to television fans for his portrayal of 'P.O. Ronald Zuger', in the popular American television series, 'NCIS' (episode 1.04, 'The Immortals'). Bailey shared the screen with Yvonne Strahovski in the 2018 feature film, 'He's Out ...
30. Ruta Lee
Actress | Witness for the Prosecution
Ruta Lee was born on May 30, 1935 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Ruta Mary Kilmonis. She is an actress, known for Witness for the Prosecution (1957), Funny Face (1957) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). She was previously married to Webster Bernard Lowe Jr.
32. Kaniehtiio Horn
Actress | Journey to the Center of the Earth
Kaniehtiio 'Tiio' Horn is a Canadian actress from Kahnawake, the Mohawk reserve outside of Montreal. Since graduating from Dawson College's Professional Theatre Program in 2005 she has established herself as a versatile actress with roles on television including the multiple award-winning comedy ...
33. William deVry
Actor | All My Children
William was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. He moved to Florida with his mother when he was 19 and still maintains a residence there. His mother, Diane, is the grand-daughter of Herman DeVry founder of the DeVry Institute. William is an only child and named after his maternal grandfather.
As a ...
36. Dayle Haddon
Actress | Cyborg
Dayle was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. As a child she was enrolled in dancing classes to develop her physique. It worked well enough that she became a member of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens at 13 and Miss Montreal at 18.
Her elfin good looks provided an easy entree to modeling and she quickly...
37. Mike Ruiz
Director | Starrbooty
At the age of 28 Ruiz began in the field of photography. "I found a camera under my Christmas tree and within minutes, I was obsessed. I began shooting everything in sight. I taught myself the intricate mechanics of the camera but it was a couple of years before I realized that I could actually ...
41. Camille Solari
Writer | Charlie
Camille Solari was born in Boston to an attorney (father, of Italian descent) and a high school teacher (mother, French Canadian). Camille holds dual citizenship in both the United States and Canada, and is also fluent in French. She graduated as a cum laude Shakespearean conservatory major from ...
43. Ricky Mabe
Actor | Gigi Does It
Ricky Mabe, born Richard Mabe, was born in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Ricky attended St. Thomas High School and graduated in 2000. Ricky has been working as an actor in Montreal since he was twelve. He made his debut in Frankenstein and Me (1996) alongside Burt Reynolds.
He continued to work around ...
44. Kim Poirier
Actress | Dawn of the Dead
Kim Poirier was born on February 6, 1980 in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada as Kim Jacinthe Poirier. She is an actress and producer, known for Dawn of the Dead (2004), Decoys (2004) and Awaken (2012). She has been married to Alex Saunders since May 29, 2016. They have two children.
46. Kelly Kruger
Actress | The Young and the Restless
Kelly Kruger was born on November 12, 1982 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Entourage (2004) and Blue Mountain State (2010). She has been married to Darin Brooks since March 21, 2016. They have one child.
47. Robert Naylor
Actor | Immortals
Born in Quebec, Canada, Robert Naylor is fluent in English and French. He started taking theater classes at the age of 5, and acting quickly turned into a passion. On his first audition he landed a role in an English TV commercial and has never looked back.
Since 2006 he has had a very active voice ...