Canadians

by cocochene2006 | created - 20 Mar 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

I have this theory about Canadians

1. Terry Chen

Actor | Almost Famous

Terry Chen was born in Alberta, Canada. He made his debut in a supporting role as 'Ben Fong-Torres' in the much-lauded film Almost Famous, directed by Cameron Crowe. His performance has been praised in reviews from Variety magazine to Ebert & Roeper at the Movies.

Terry now splits his time between ...

2. Peter Mooney

Actor | Rookie Blue

Peter Mooney was born on August 19, 1983 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Rookie Blue (2010), Camelot (2011) and The Prodigy (2019). He has been married to Sarah Power since July 1, 2017.

3. Dylan Neal

Actor | Fifty Shades of Grey

Dylan Neal was born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. Shortly thereafter, his family moved to Oakville, just west of Toronto, where he spent the remainder of his childhood. As a young student, he attended the prep school, Appleby College, where he was introduced to the game of squash. Dylan ...

4. Kyle Schmid

Actor | Six

Kyle Schmid was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is best known for History's "SIX", BBC America's "COPPER" and a number of feature films including David Cronenberg's "A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE".

He has been acting for a majority of his life. An early career in television lead way to Disney films and...

5. Juan Riedinger

Actor | Narcos

Juan Riedinger is an award-winning actor and director based out of Vancouver and Los Angeles making an international name for himself through his varied body of work. Juan was born in Banff, Alberta, Canada, and is known for Narcos (2015), Riverdale (2019), Claws (2019), Good Behavior (2017), The ...

6. Kevin Durand

Actor | I Am Number Four

Kevin Durand was born on January 14, 1974 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada as Kevin Serge Durand. He is an actor, known for I Am Number Four (2011), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and Robin Hood (2010). He has been married to Sandra Cho since October 1, 2010.

7. Ryan Reynolds

Actor | Deadpool 2

Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the youngest of four children. His father, James Chester Reynolds, was a food wholesaler, and his mother, Tamara Lee "Tammy" (Stewart), worked as a retail-store saleswoman. He has Irish and Scottish ancestry. ...

8. Hayden Szeto

Actor | The Edge of Seventeen

Hayden Szeto was born on September 11, 1985 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Hayden Chun Hay Szeto. He is known for his work on The Edge of Seventeen (2016), Truth or Dare (2018) and Lodge 49 (2018).

9. Jack Yang

Actor | A Leading Man

Jack Yang has devoted the last 8 years of his life to acting, modeling and film. This Canadian/American artist already established a career in modeling and commercial acting when his love for art lead him behind the camera to Art Center College of Design in Pasadena for Film Directing and Photo. ...

10. Thomas Middleditch

Actor | The Final Girls

Thomas Middleditch was born on March 10, 1982 in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada as Thomas Steven Middleditch. He is known for his work on The Final Girls (2015), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017). He was previously married to Mollie ...

11. Luke Kirby

Actor | Take This Waltz

Luke Kirby was born on June 29, 1978 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Luke Farrell Kirby. He is an actor, known for Take This Waltz (2011), Mambo Italiano (2003) and Halloween: Resurrection (2002).

12. Thomas Beaudoin

Actor | Hubert et Fanny

Thomas Beaudoin began his studies in Psychology and Exercise Science at Concordia University in Montreal. He then studied Theatre in Vancouver and in New York City. He is fluent in both English and French.

Not long after moving to NYC, Thomas was cast in lead roles in several world renowned ...

13. Victor Webster

Actor | Workin' Moms

A familiar face to film and television audiences, Victor Webster is an established actor with an impressive list of credits. Most recently, he joined the cast of the Netflix/CBC comedy "Workin' Moms," playing Mike Bolinski for two seasons. He's also recently filmed a large recurring arc on the ...

14. Antonio Cupo

Actor | American Mary

Antonio Cupo was born in Vancouver, Canada and spent his early years as a stage performer. With interests in psychology and acting, he enrolled at the University of British Columbia earning a Bachelor of Arts degree while beginning his career as an actor. A later move to Los Angeles offered many ...

15. Pablo Schreiber

Actor | 13 Hours

Pablo Tell Schreiber was born in Ymir, British Columbia, Canada, to Lorraine Reaveley, a Canadian psychotherapist, and Tell Schreiber, an American actor. His paternal half-brother is actor Liev Schreiber. Pablo, who is named after Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, was raised in Ymir, and moved to Seattle,...

16. Jesse Rath

Actor | Supergirl

Jesse Rath is an actor, known for Supergirl (2015), Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019) and No Tomorrow (2016).

17. Greyston Holt

Actor | Bitten

Greyston Holt was born on September 30, 1985 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Bitten (2014), Riverdale (2017) and Supernatural (2005).

18. John Bregar

Actor | Kick-Ass 2

John Bregar was born on March 1, 1985 in North York, Ontario, Canada as John Francis Bregar. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for Kick-Ass 2 (2013), Servitude (2011) and Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001).

19. Cas Anvar

Actor | The Expanse

Cas Anvar is an award-winning actor. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Anvar's professional career began upon graduating from Canada's prestigious National Theatre School. He is a true chameleon that has shone in dynamically diverse roles: from Oscar-winning best pictures...

20. Alessandro Juliani

Actor | Battlestar Galactica

Alessandro Juliani presently makes his living as an actor, voice actor, singer, composer, and sound designer. He once commanded the Battlestar Galactica for 27 minutes. He frequently lends his voice to the animated programs that your kids/grand-kids/socially awkward uncles currently binge. He was ...

21. Christopher Heyerdahl

Actor | Togo

An award-winning Canadian actor, Christopher Heyerdahl co-stars in WGNA's "Pure", USA's "Damnation" Sky Atlantic's "Tin Star", SyFy's "Van Helsing" and AMC's hit series "Hell On Wheels," playing the enigmatic 'Swede." This post-Civil War drama debuted as the second highest rated original series in ...

22. Noah Mills

Actor | Sex and the City 2

Noah Mills is an actor born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He then moved to the United States where he was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Noah started his career has a model while transitioning into acting. In 2017 he starred on the NBC Drama 'The Brave' as 'Joseph 'McG' McGuire' and can next been ...

23. James Tupper

Actor | Me and Orson Welles

James is a Canadian actor known for his roles as Jack Slattery on the ABC television series Men in Trees, Dr. Chris Sands on the NBC medical drama series Mercy, and David Clarke on ABC's Revenge. He also starred in the post-apocalyptic thriller Aftermath, on Space in Canada and Syfy in the U.S.

24. Adam Beach

Actor | Flags of Our Fathers

Adam Beach was born in Ashern, Manitoba, the son of Sally and Dennis Beach, and was raised on the Dog Creek First Nations Reserve, with his two brothers. A troubled childhood saw his mother killed by a drunk driver, and his alcoholic father drowned only weeks afterward. The three brothers went to ...

25. Corey Sevier

Actor | Immortals

Born in Ajax, Ontario, Corey's career in front of the camera began as a baby model at the tender age of six months. Modelling soon led to work in commercials. At seven years old, he landed his first acting job in the ABC mini-series "Family Pictures", alongside screen veterans Angelica Houston and ...

26. Adam Copeland

Actor | Vikings

Adam Copeland is an actor and retired professional wrestler, who wrestled as Edge in the WWE. He starred as one of the leads in the fifth season of the popular television series Haven on Syfy. He also starred as a recurring character on the History Channel series Vikings. Canadian-born, Copeland's ...

27. Alexander Ludwig

Actor | Vikings

After starring in the hugely successful blockbuster, The Hunger Games (2012) (for which he received two awards), Alexander has gone on to work in films such as Lone Survivor (2013), The Final Girls (2015), and Bad Boys for Life (2020), and received critical acclaim for his performance as Bjorn ...

28. Dustin Milligan

Actor | Schitt's Creek

Dustin Milligan was born on July 28, 1985 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada as Dustin Wallace Milligan. He is an actor, writer and producer, known for Extract (2009), 90210 (2010), Schitt's Creek (2014), Me Him Her (2015) Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016), and Rutherford ...

29. Graham Shiels

Actor | Truth Be Told

Graham Alexander Shiels was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, December 26th, 1975. In his teens he moved to Vancouver, British Columbia. His father, David Shiels, was a Chemical Engineer and his mother, Barbara (Brown), a Radiology Technician. He earned his MFA in Acting from the Yale School of ...

30. Avan Jogia

Actor | Zombieland: Double Tap

Vancouver native, Avan Jogia landed his first acting role as Danny Araujo on the award-winning TV movie drama A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006), directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. Jogia followed up with a recurring role on the SyFy Channel hit series Caprica (2009) as well as ...

31. Chase Tang

Actor | A Hundred Lies

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Chase Tang's family immigrated to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada where he grew up playing hockey. He is the youngest of 3 boys, his mother was a stay at home mom & his father an entrepreneur. Earning a Bachelor's degree in Business from the University of Guelph in Ontario. ...

32. Colm Feore

Actor | Chicago

Colm Feore was born on August 22, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Chicago (2002), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) and Thor (2011). He has been married to Donna Feore since August 8, 1994. They have two children. He was previously married to Sidonie Boll.

33. Simu Liu

Actor | Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Simu is a Canadian Screen Award nominated actor, writer and producer, known for his role as Jung Kim on the CBC sitcom Kim's Convenience (2016).

Immigrating from China at the age of 5, Simu was raised in Mississauga, Ontario. After graduating from the Richard Ivey School of Business and working at a...

34. Tahmoh Penikett

Actor | Battlestar Galactica

He is the son of former Yukon premier Anthony David John Penikett (Tony). A graduate of the Victoria Motion picture school, Tahmoh also studied at the Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver. Tahmoh and his family (his father, and his twin sisters Sarah and Stephanie) make their home in Vancouver, ...

35. Adam DiMarco

Actor | The Order

Adam DiMarco was born on April 14, 1990 in Canada. He is an actor, known for The Order (2019), The Magicians (2015) and Radio Rebel (2012).

36. Dylan Playfair

Actor | Letterkenny

Dylan Playfair was born in Fort St. James, British Columbia, the son of Roxanne, an entrepreneur and stay at home mother, and Jim Playfair, a former NHL player and coach. He has two younger brothers, Jackson and Austyn. All three boys grew up playing hockey and traveling around the United States ...

37. Kyle Strauts

Stunts | The Predator

Kyle Strauts was born in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada. He has three brothers, one older and two younger. Kyle grew up in a very tight family and played a multitude of sports and extra curricular activities. Kyle even took one of the sports, lacrosse, to the professional level before leaving ...

38. François Arnaud

Actor | The Borgias

François Arnaud was born on July 5, 1985 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as François Barbeau. He is an actor and producer, known for The Borgias (2011), Blindspot (2015) and I Killed My Mother (2009).

39. Justin Chatwin

Actor | Dragonball Evolution

On the big screen, Chatwin recently appeared in Warner Bros.' Dax Shepard-directed feature, CHIPS, in which he stars opposite Vincent D'Onofrio And Michael Pena. He has also wrapped production on four independent films: THE SCENT OF RAN & LIGHTENING, along with Maika Monroe, Maggie Grace and Will ...

40. Steven McCarthy

Actor | The Steps

Steven McCarthy is an award-winning actor, director, and musician. In 2018 McCarthy was awarded a Canadian Screen Award (CSA) for Best Guest Performance in a dramatic series for his portrayal of a dying rock singer in season one of 'Mary Kills People." He plays the devious Glyde Everly in Trailer ...

41. David Julian Hirsh

Actor | Jupiter's Legacy

A Canadian Screen Award winner and nominee, David is best known for his roles as Blue Bolt/Richard Conrad in Jupiter's Legacy (Netflix), Rabbi Dave Bloom in Weeds (Showtime), Ray Stein in Hawthorne(TNT), and Dr. Josh Gould in Naked Josh(Showcase). Born and raised in Montreal, Hirsh studied at ...



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