Guys From The North Country

by jawp56 | created - 14 Jun 2013 | updated - 16 Aug 2013 | Public

Very much a work in progress ...

1. Stephen Amell

Actor | Arrow

Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow in the Arrowverse television franchise (based on the comic character of the same name) and Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).

Stephen Adam Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto,...

2. Warren Christie

Actor | Apollo 18

Warren Christie was born on November 4, 1975 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as Hans Warren Christie. He is an actor, known for Apollo 18 (2011), Alphas (2011) and This Means War (2012). He has been married to Sonya Salomaa since 2007.

3. Callum Keith Rennie

Actor | Born to Be Blue

Callum Keith Rennie was born in England, raised in Alberta, Canada and came late to acting - he discovered theatre in Edmonton at the age of 25. Starting out in university radio and working his way to the renowned Shaw Festival, Callum moved to Vancouver and quickly caught the eye of producers and ...

Current/Recent TV Projects:

"Californication" .... Lew Ashby (2008-2013) "The Firm" .... Ray McDeere (2012) "The Killing" .... Rick Felder (2011-2012) "Alphas" .... Don Wilson (2011) "Shattered" .... Det. Ben Sullivan / ... (2010-2011) "24" .... Vladimir Laitanan (2010) "Battlestar Galactica" .... Leoben Conoy (2004-2009)

4. Niall Matter

Actor | The Predator

Niall Matter was born on October 20, 1980 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Predator (2018), Watchmen (2009) and Primeval: New World (2012). He has been married to Sara Matter since December 2016. They have one child.

5. Robin Dunne

Actor | Sanctuary

Robin Dunne was born on November 19, 1976 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Sanctuary (2008), Just Friends (2005) and The Big Hit (1998). He has been married to Farrah Aviva since July 2016. He was previously married to Heidi Lenhart.

6. Ryan Robbins

Actor | Sanctuary

Ryan Robbins was born on November 26, 1972 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada as Ryan John Currier. He is an actor, known for Sanctuary (2008), Apollo 18 (2011) and Spectral (2016). He has been married to Karyn Michelle Baltzer since 2014. They have one child. He was previously married to ...

7. Jonathon Young

Actor | The Fog

Jonathon Young is a Canadian actor best known for his role of Nikola Tesla on the SyFy show Sanctuary. Appearances include The Fog, Eureka, and Stargate Atlantis. Jonathon is a well respected stage actor. He is the co-founder of the Electric Company Theatre in Vancouver, Canada in which he is also ...

8. Ian Tracey

Actor | Continuum

Ian Tracey was born on June 26, 1964 in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor and director, known for Continuum (2012), Timecop (1994) and Da Vinci's Inquest (1998).

9. Tyler Labine

Actor | Tucker and Dale vs Evil

Tyler Labine was born on April 29, 1978 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) and Flyboys (2006). He has been married to Carrie Ruscheinsky since June 2, 2007. They have one child.

10. Donavon Stinson

Actor | Fantastic Four

Donavon Stinson has always had a knack for the comedic. Born into a family that were always telling jokes, playing pranks, and just acting the fools. As a young student, Donavon was always disrupting class with his outlandish and hilarious behavior. He soon discovered the excitement and freedom of ...

11. Osric Chau

Actor | 2012

Osric Chau was born in Vancouver, Canada, to a father from Hong Kong and a mother from Malaysia. He had spent years training martial arts with aspirations to work in stunts when he landed his first leading role alongside the late David Carradine in Kung Fu Killer (2008) that was shot in Hengdian, ...

12. Ty Olsson

Actor | X2

Ty Olsson was born on January 28, 1974 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Tyler Olsson. He is an actor, known for X2 (2003), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) and Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011). He was previously married to Leanna Nash.

13. Shaun Majumder

Actor | Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Raised in rural Newfoundland, this Gemini award-winning actor/comedian started performing as a teenager and has been at it ever since. His work has taken him through the world of theatre, stand-up comedy, improv and more recently to his role as Andrew Palmer on NBC/Global Television's The Firm, ...

14. Stephen Lobo

Actor | Continuum

Stephen Lobo was born on November 22, 1973 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Continuum (2012), Godiva's (2005) and Arctic Air (2012).

15. Jason Priestley

Actor | Beverly Hills, 90210

Jason Priestley was born on August 28, 1969 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Jason Bradford Priestley. He is an actor and producer, known for Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Call Me Fitz (2010) and Cas & Dylan (2013). He has been married to Naomi Lowde-Priestley since May 14, 2005. They ...

16. Lucas Bryant

Actor | The Vow

Born and raised in Elmira, Ontario, Lucas Bryant has made a name for himself in both Canada and the U.S. Bryant has numerous television credits to his name, including Queer as Folk (2000) for Showtime, M.V.P. (2008) for SOAPnet and CBC, Sex, Love & Secrets (2005) for UPN, and CTV's Bury the Lead...

17. Christian Campbell

Actor | True Detective

Christian Campbell was born on May 12, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Christian Bethune Campbell. He is an actor and producer, known for True Detective (2014), Among Ravens (2014) and Big Love (2006). He has been married to America Olivo since July 5, 2009. They have one child. He was ...

"Supernatural" .... James Frampton (2013) An Amish Murder (2013) (TV) .... Jacob Burkholder "Big Love" .... Greg Ivey (2011) "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" .... Dr. Ari Nathan (2011) "Warehouse 13" .... Jeff Russell (2010)

18. Ernie Grunwald

Actor | Men in Black II

Ernie studied theater in Toronto, Canada, where he also began his career in television and film, with roles such as Harry Butkis in the feature "It Takes Two." He has since landed roles in dozens of productions, including playing Fitz's conscience Larry in "Call Me Fitz" opposite fellow Canadian ...

19. Joshua Jackson

Actor | The Affair

Joshua Carter Jackson was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. His Irish mother, Fiona Jackson, is a casting director originally from Dublin. His American father, John Carter Jackson, is from Texas. Josh spent the first eight years of his life in California before returning to Canada. At the age of...

20. 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 ...

21. Adam Beach

Actor | Windtalkers

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 ...

Current/Recent TV Projects:

"Arctic Air" .... Bobby Martin (2012-2013) "Combat Hospital" .... Snake Eater (2011) "Hawaii Five-0" .... Special Warfare Operator Graham Wilson, 2nd Class (2010) "Big Love" .... Tommy Flute (2010) "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" .... Detective Chester Lake (2007-2008)

22. Michael Cera

Actor | Superbad

Canadian actor Michael Cera was born in Brampton, Ontario, to parents who worked for Xerox. His mother, Linda, who is from Quebec, has English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry, and his father, Luigi Cera, is Sicilian. Michael is the middle child between two sisters. He was educated at Conestoga...

23. Connor Jessup

Actor | American Crime

Connor Jessup was born in Toronto, Canada. An actor since the age of eleven, he is best known for his role as Ben Mason in TNT's sci-fi series Falling Skies (2011) and as Taylor Blaine in the ABC drama American Crime (2015). Other notable roles include an early stint on the Discovery Kids series ...

24. Kris Holden-Ried

Actor | Underworld Awakening

Television and film actor. Pentathlon Champion. Father. Werewolf... Born in Scarborough, Ontario and raised in a farm town northeast of Toronto, Kris' driven spirit has garnered success in many areas of his life. Kris knew he wanted to be an actor early on, however acting wasn't a widely-supported ...

25. Seth Rogen

Actor | This Is the End

An actor, comedian and writer, Seth Rogen has come a long way from doing stand-up comedy as a teen.

Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Sandy (Belogus), a social worker, and Mark Rogen, who worked for non-profits. His father is American-born and his mother is Canadian. He is of Russian...