Nova Scotia Actors

by Lebowskidoo | created - 21 Mar 2014 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

A list of every living Nova Scotian actor I know of.

1. Ellen Page

Actress | Juno

Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. She began her career at the age of 10 on the award-winning ...

2. Renee Abbott

Actress | Down to the Dirt

Renee Abbott is known for her work on Down to the Dirt (2008), A Bug and a Bag of Weed (2006) and Poor Boy's Game (2007).

3. Jeremy Akerman

Actor | Hobo with a Shotgun

Jeremy Akerman was born in 1942 in Alvechurch, Worcestershire, England. He is an actor, known for Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), Forgive Me (2013) and K-19: The Widowmaker (2002).

4. Nick Allan

Actor | Butchers

Nick Allan was born on December 18, 1964 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Butchers (2020), Two Countries (2015) and The Stars Look Tired (2017).

5. Rena Anakwe

Actress | The Dragon Prince

Rena Anakwe was born on March 9, 1984 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Chinazo Rena Anakwe. She is an actress and director, known for The Dragon Prince (2018), My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010) and A Winter Rose (2014).

6. Gil Anderson

Actress | Keep

Gil Anderson is an actress and writer, known for Keep (2020), Hope (2019) and Poor Boy's Game (2007).

7. Kristopher Anderson

Actor | The Chris Watts Story

Kristopher Anderson is an actor and assistant director, known for Chris Watts: Confessions of a Killer (2020), Diggstown (2019) and Trailer Park Boys (2001).

8. Stephen Arbuckle

Actor | Happy Town

Stephen Arbuckle is a Canadian born actor who began his performing arts career in theatre in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Growing up in Donkin, a small community sitting on the edge of the Cape Breton Island coastline, he decided early on that a career in fishing was definitely not in the cards (...

9. Michael Aucoin

Actor | Sex, Lies & Murder

Michael Aucoin was born on May 3, 1979 in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor, known for Sex, Lies & Murder (2018), Jann (2019) and Asteroid Hunters (2020).

10. Bradley Bailey

Actor | Diggstown

Bradley Bailey is an actor, known for Diggstown (2019), Haven (2010) and The Latest Buzz (2007).

12. Scott Baker

Actor | The Boys

Scott Dana Baker was born in Mississauga, Ontario on October 1st 1991 to the parents of Christopher Baker and Kathryn Brickner. Following his rookie year playing Tier 2 Junior A hockey in Northern Ontario he decided to follow his acting career. He is a graduate from the Acting Programme with ...

13. Stephanie Belding

Actress | Watchmen

A graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, Stephanie spent three seasons at The Shaw Festival, and has performed in regional theatres throughout North America. Stephanie recurred as Lonnie Masterson on Global's Remedy, and as Nurse Kate Sullivan on Murdoch Mysteries. She has guest starred...

14. Walter Borden

Actor | Lexx

Walter Borden was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Canada. He is an actor, known for Lexx (1996), Gerontophilia (2013) and A Dark Matter (2013).

15. Annika Borg

Actress | Haven

Annika Borg is known for her work on Haven (2010), Shush and Bring Me Home (2014).

16. Cory Bowles

Actor | Trailer Park Boys

Cory Bowles was born on August 27, 1973 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is an actor and director, known for Trailer Park Boys (2001), Black Cop (2017) and Pure (2017).

17. Charlie Boyle

Actress | Mr. D

Charlie Boyle was born in 2009 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She began her acting career at the age of 4 when she appeared in a national Sport Chek commercial featuring Sidney Crosby and over the years has held lead, principal and actor roles in films (feature, MOW & short), commercials/PSAs, ...

18. Glenda Braganza

Actress | Saving Hope

Glenda Braganza was born in 1978 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Saving Hope (2012), Orphan Black (2013) and American Gothic (2016).

19. Annie Briggs

Actress | The Carmilla Movie

Annie Briggs is an actress and writer, known for The Carmilla Movie (2017), ClaireVoyant (2018) and Stardust (2020).

20. Mike Browne

The Wicker Man

Mike Browne is lover of all things film (especially horror and zombies). Mike is a former grave digger / security guard / graphic artist turned enthusiastic filmmaker. Mike got his start as an actor at the Vancouver Film School where he performed in a number of student productions. He started out ...

21. Buck 65

Composer | Year of the Carnivore

Buck 65 was born as Richard Terfry.

22. Wayne Burns

Actor | Bone Deep

Hailing from Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada, Wayne is an actor and producer most recognized for his role as Lykos, the Prince of Athens, in the Syfy Original Series, Olympus (2015) created by critically acclaimed director Nick Willing, and as Terrance in Jeremy Webb's Bone Deep (2014) for which he was ...

23. Andrew Bush

Writer | Roller Town

Andrew Bush is a writer and director, known for Roller Town (2011), Picnicface (2011) and Cavendish (2019).

24. Chuck Campbell

Actor | Jason X

Chuck Campbell was born on August 5, 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Jason X (2001), In the Mouth of Madness (1995) and Superstar (1999). He has been married to Jennifer Kitchen since July 14, 2012.

25. John Campea

Producer | The Anniversary

John Campea was born on February 26, 1972 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Giovanni Burton Campea. He is a producer and writer, known for The Anniversary (2009), The John Campea Show (2016) and Prince of Peace: God of War (2007). He has been married to Ann Campea since 2004.

26. Bill Carr

Actor | The Mist

Carr was born in Nova Scotia and raised on Prince Edward Island, graduating from Colonel Gray High School. He went on to Acadia University where he studied English and Theatre. While at Acadia, he met Evelyn Garbary, who offered him a role as the lead in Hamlet. In addition to his studies in ...

27. Mary-Colin Chisholm

Actress | Cast No Shadow

Mary-Colin is an actor, writer, director and co-AD of two theatre companies LunaSea Theatre and Frankie Prod.. She has performed leads in over seventy plays, many of them original works in every province except Saskatchewan. She grew up in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and returns in good weather to sit ...

28. Joe Cobden

Actor | Devil

Joe Cobden (born October 7, 1978 in Canada) found his first taste of acting while as an 11-year-old child busker on the street. As a busker, Joe toured all over Europe and America before deciding to focus on finishing out his education. He attended Concordia University's renowned Theatre ...

29. Thomas L. Colford

Actor | Backstage

Thomas L. Colford is an actor and writer, known for Backstage (2016), Mr. D (2012) and Center Stage: On Pointe (2016).

30. Trina Corkum

Actress | Cloudburst

Trina Corkum is an actress, known for Cloudburst (2011), Haven (2010) and Julie Walking Home (2002).

31. Jakob Creighton

Writer | Leaving the Nest

Jakob Creighton is a Canadian actor, singer, and writer. He is originally from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and is currently based in Toronto, Ontario. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice from the Université de Moncton (class of 2018) and is currently studying an Advanced Diploma of Musical ...

32. Sidney Crosby

Self | Writing on Ice

Sidney Crosby was born on August 7, 1987 in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada as Sidney Patrick Crosby. He is an actor, known for Writing on Ice (2013), Quest for the Stanley Cup (2016) and Boys to the Bigs (2008).

33. Josh Cruddas

Actor | Polar

Josh Cruddas is an actor and composer, known for Polar (2019), Ghostwriter (2019) and Copperhead (2013).

34. Chris Cuthbertson


Chris Cuthbertson is an actor and producer, known for Outlander (2008), Judges in Canada (2019) and A Bug and a Bag of Weed (2006).

35. John Davie

Writer | Bishop Bill

John Davie is known for his work on Bishop Bill (2001), Lexx (1996) and Cavendish (2019).

36. Mark Day

Actor | Flashpoint

Mark Day (born October 4, 1978 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian actor and broadcaster. Mark was raised in the small Cape Breton town of Port Hawkesbury. At the age of 14, he became one of the youngest radio announcers in the country when he started work at 1410 CIGO Radio. He spent time ...

37. Lucy Decoutere

Actress | Trailer Park Boys

Lucy Decoutere was born on September 5, 1970 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is known for her work on Trailer Park Boys (2001), Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006) and Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys (2008).

38. Rob Delano

Actor | Diggstown

Rob Delano is an actor, known for Diggstown (2019), Assholes: A Theory (2019) and The Mist (2017).

39. Kim D'Eon

Actress | Ward Three

Kim was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and lives in Toronto. She holds an honours degree in journalism.

Kim began her national broadcasting career with the CBC at the award-winning youth consumer show, Street Cents. While there, she earned a Gemini nomination and helped the show win over ...

40. Paige Devon

Actress | Afraid to Speak

Paige Devon is an actress, known for Afraid to Speak (2016) and Trailer Park Boys (2001).

41. Richard Donat

Actor | My American Cousin

Richard Donat was born on June 1, 1941 in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor, known for My American Cousin (1985), Haven (2010) and Amelia (2009).

42. Ryan Doucette

Actor | Copperhead

Ryan Doucette is a writer and actor, known for Copperhead (2013), Cloudburst (2011) and Forgive Me (2013).

43. Jeff Douglas

Actor | John Q

Jeff Douglas was born on June 8, 1971 in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor, known for John Q (2002), Strange Days at Blake Holsey High (2002) and Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (2002).

44. Molly Dunsworth

Actress | Hobo with a Shotgun

Molly Dunsworth was born on May 25, 1990 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), Ingrid and the Black Hole (2016) and Deeply (2000).

45. Sarah Dunsworth

Actress | Trailer Park Boys

Sarah Dunsworth was born on January 25, 1976 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and costume designer, known for Trailer Park Boys (2001), Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It (2014) and Hobo with a Shotgun (2011). She has been married to Ben Nickerson since May 13, 2017.

46. Pasha Ebrahimi

Actor | Hobo with a Shotgun

Pasha Ebrahimi is an actor and director, known for Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), Sex & Violence (2013) and Drown the Lovers (2018).

47. Jason Eisener

Director | V/H/S/2

Jason Eisener is a director and producer, known for V/H/S/2 (2013), Hobo with a Shotgun (2011) and Death Note (2017).

48. Justine Eyre

Actress | Last Time Forever

This stunning Canadian was born in Nova Scotia yet spent most of her childhood in the Philippines, educated in British schools, while her Kiwi father was an attorney for the Asian Bank. After the family relocated to Canada, Justine launched a successful modeling career by winning a lucrative ...

49. Zach Faye

Actor | Sibling Rivalry

Zach Faye is an actor, known for Sibling Rivalry (2013), Halloween Party (2019) and Call Me Fitz (2010).

50. Leslie Feist

Soundtrack | Warm Bodies

Leslie Feist was born on February 13, 1976 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada.

51. Luke Fisher

Assistant_director | Tideland

Luke Fisher is an assistant director and actor, known for Tideland (2005), The Industry (1998) and The Shipping News (2001).

52. Thom Fitzgerald

Director | Cloudburst

Thom Fitzgerald: Since his 1997 feature debut, Thom has won over two dozen international awards including the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award (Genie), The FIPRESCI European International Critics' Prize, The Emerging Master Award at the Seattle International Film Festival, and the ...

53. Carrie Anne Fleming

Actress | Good Luck Chuck

She attended Mount Douglas Senior Secondary in Victoria B.C. and studied drama at the Kalidoscope Theatre and dance at Kidco theatre dance group. Kidco traveled all over dancing for schools and at sporting events. After graduating Carrie Ann began modelling to help support her family. Holding down ...

54. Peter Flemming

Actor | Dead Rising 2

Peter Flemming was born in 1967 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Dead Rising 2 (2010), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and Stargate: Atlantis (2004).

55. Page Fletcher

Actor | The Hitchhiker

The handsome and rugged Page Fletcher was born Charles Page Fletcher in the 1950s in Canada. The son of Ron and Peggy Fletcher, Page grew up in Bass River, Nova Scotia. Fletcher made his film debut as Tom Rice in the low-budget horror picture "Humongous." He achieved his greatest enduring ...

56. T.L. Forsberg

Actress | Simone

T.L. Forsberg is an actress, known for Simone (2009), Out of Step (2002) and Earth: Final Conflict (1997).

57. J.D. Fortune

Actor | The Dead Don't Lie

Jason Dean Fortune or better known as J.D. Fortune, the winner of the 2005 CBS reality series, Rockstar: INXS was born on September 1, 1973 in Missisauga, Ontario. J.D. was raised as a kid in Salt Springs, Pictou County by his mother. That eventually led him to carry his mother's maiden name, ...

58. Darcy Fraser

Camera_department | Hobo with a Shotgun

Darcy Fraser is known for his work on Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), Take This Waltz (2011) and Snow Angels (2007).

59. Chris Fudge

Director | Ransom

Chris Fudge, born May 26, 1980, is a Canadian director and screenwriter. He is also owner and creator of Plateau Entertainment, which is based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was born in Grand Bank, Newfoundland - a small fishing village located about 350 kilometers from St. John's. When he...

60. Brendan Gall

Producer | Connecting...

Brendan Gall is a producer and actor, known for Connecting... (2020), The Lovebirds (2020) and Blindspot (2015).

61. Dillon Garland

Cinematographer | Creepy Crawling

Dillon Garland is a cinematographer and producer, known for Creepy Crawling (2018), Ageless (2013) and Afraid to Speak (2016).

62. Kevin Gerrior

Sound_department | Return to Form

Kevin Gerrior is an actor and editor, known for Return to Form (2017), Haven (2010) and Hatchet (2012).

63. James Gilbert

Actor | Saw VI

James Gilbert was born in 1982 in Ingramport, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Saw VI (2009), The Conspiracy (2012) and Salvation (2017).

64. Danso Gordon

Actor | American History X

A native of Canada, Gordon was born in Toronto and lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia before coming to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. Always the class clown growing up, Gordon somehow knew he would turn his knack for making kids laugh (and driving teachers crazy) into a way of life. His first ...

65. Eli Goree

Actor | Race

Eli Goree is a Canadian actor that is known for his award winning portrayal of great American Olympian athlete Dave Albritton in the film Race (2016); and for his roles in TV Series' The 100 (2014), Ballers (2018) and Riverdale (2018) and Pearson (2019). Eli has a diploma in Film and Television ...

66. Glen Gould

Actor | Cold Pursuit

Glen is originally from the Mi'kmaq community of Membertou First Nation, located on the island of Unama'ki (aka Cape Breton), Nova Scotia. His father was a Steelworker/Electrician and his mother was a bookkeeper. He left home and headed for Toronto in 1990 at the age of 19 to pursue a career in ...

67. Samantha Gracie

Actress | V/H/S/2

Samantha Gracie was born on June 27, 1990 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for V/H/S/2 (2013), Single Ladies (2011) and Private Eyes (2016).

68. Ryan Scott Greene

Actor | Beach Girls

Ryan Scott Greene was born in 1973 in Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Beach Girls (2005), Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (2002) and Alone (2011).

69. Kyle M. Hamilton

Actor | Frontier

Kyle Murray Hamilton is a Film Director and Actor Born on Feb 18 1992 in Cape - Breton, Nova Scotia Known for Directing Music Videos & short films . Best Known for the BET mini series The book of Negroes , Netflix/Discovery Canada's series Frontier ,And the feature film "Werewolf" (2016)

70. Laurie Hanley

Actress | The Good House

Laurie Hanley is an actress, known for The Good House, The Mist (2017) and Mr. D (2012).

71. Ian Hanlin

Actor | Sausage Party

Ian Hanlin was born as Ian Stuart Hanlin. He is an actor, known for Sausage Party (2016), Afflicted (2013) and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010).

72. Matthew Harris

Actor | Dragonwheel

Matthew Harris was born in 1986 in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor, known for Dragonwheel (2002) and Pit Pony (1999).

73. Simon Henderson

Actor | The Boys

Simon Henderson is an actor and producer, known for The Boys (2019), Baby (2000) and Haven (2010).

74. Maria Herrera

Maria Herrera was born on November 13, 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Fatherhood, Pet Sematary (2019) and Final Destiny (2016).

75. Tamara Hickey

Actress | In Your Eyes

Tamara Hickey was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for In Your Eyes (2014), Irrational Man (2015) and The Equalizer 2 (2018).

76. Fiona Highet

Actress | Cardinal

Fiona Highet is an actress and writer, known for Cardinal (2017), Bitten (2014) and Picture Day (2012). She has been married to Andrew Scott since 1990. They have two children.

77. Art Hindle

Actor | Porky's

Born in Halifax to a Royal Canadian Navy father, Art's mother soon had him back in their home town of Toronto, Ontario. He grew up in the "Beaches" of Toronto a big fan of Elvis Presley and rock n' roll. Although shy as a child, he grew to be a rebellious and independent teenager. This lead him to ...

78. Leslie Hope

Director | Lost in Space

Leslie Hope was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and is a dual citizen of the US and Canada. She has directed several episodes of television including Lost in Space (2018), The Order (2019), Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Van Helsing (2016), Ghost Wars (2017), and Aftermath (2016). Leslie produced ...

79. Martha Irving

Actress | The Lizzie Borden Chronicles

Martha Irving is an actress, known for The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015), The Child Remains (2017) and Heart of a Stranger (2002).

81. Brian Jamieson

Actor | Hobo with a Shotgun

Brian Jamieson is an actor, known for Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), Copperhead (2013) and Haven (2010).

82. Susan Kent

Actress | Trailer Park Boys

Susan Kent is an actress and writer, known for Trailer Park Boys (2001) and This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992).

83. Amy Kerr

Stunts | Outlander

Halifax native, Amy Kerr, began her career as a model at the age of fifteen. A multiple award winner at myriad modeling and acting competitions, as well as beauty pageants, Amy has booked many Internet, print and billboard campaigns including Kameleon Jewelry, uMame Maternity, Metrin Skincare, ...

85. Diego Klattenhoff

Actor | Pacific Rim

Diego Klattenhoff (born 1979) is best known for his role as Mike Faber in the TV series Homeland (2011). He plays the role of a Marine captain whose best friend returns to the US after disappearing in Iraq seven years earlier. Klattenhoff was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. As a kid, he always wanted ...

86. Brynn Knickle

Brynn Knickle trained at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. She is an actor, fight choreographer, and all around badass who has worked on projects such as The Lightning Thief on Broadway, Tink! at the NYMF, Coriolanus: From Man to Dragon as well as a variety of other New ...

87. Sean Koppel

Stunts | The Mist

Sean Koppel is known for his work on The Mist (2017), Haven (2010) and Trailer Park Boys (2001).

88. Marietta Laan

Actress | Halloween Party

Marietta Laan is an actress, known for Halloween Party (2019), Books of Blood (2020) and Seed (2013).

89. Sebastien Labelle

Actor | The Good House

Actor based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Originally from Gatineau, Quebec, he moved to Halifax to pursue studies at Dalhousie University. He has since established himself in Halifax as an actor on screen and stage where he performs both in English and French. He is also the Executive Director ...

90. Rebecca Lamarche

Actress | The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

Rebecca Lamarche is an Actor and Filmmaker who specializes in producing and casting. Her immersion in the business informs her work on both sides of the camera making her an intuitive filmmaker and performer. From network television through to indie features, Rebecca doesn't compromise when it ...

91. Murray Langston

Actor | Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Murray Langston was born in 1945 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Night Patrol (1984) and Wishful Thinking (1990).

92. Chris Lawrence

Good Boy!

Chris Lawrence has been performing since the age of 6 years old as a young baritone in training. The early years had Chris entertaining audiences as an Actor, Singer, Dancer (break and B-boy) and Drummer. After spinning on his head thirteen too many times, Chris decided to hang up the nylon track ...

93. Glenn Lefchak

Actor | The Healer

Glenn Lefchak grew up in Tunkhannock, a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania. He attended the BFA theatre program at Penn State University's main campus. While there, he was the recipient of Penn State's "Above and Beyond Award" for co-founding the off-campus theatre, "Graffiti Basement". Glenn ...

94. Nels Lennarson

Actor | Cold Pursuit

Nels Lennarson was born on October 14, 1972 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Cold Pursuit (2019), Horns (2013) and The Cabin in the Woods (2011).

95. Daniel Lillford

Actor | Two Penny Road Kill

Daniel Lillford is an actor and writer, known for Two Penny Road Kill (2013), Copperhead (2013) and All the Wrong Reasons (2013).

96. Mark Little

Actor | Gary and His Demons

Mark Little is an actor and writer, known for Gary and His Demons (2018), Roller Town (2011) and Space Riders: Division Earth (2014).

97. Matthew Lumley

Actor | Weirdos

Matthew Lumley is an actor and writer, known for Weirdos (2016), Reel East Coast (2015) and Haven (2010).

98. Steve Lund

Actor | The Banana Splits Movie

Steve is an actor born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He attended the Vancouver Film School acting program, before moving to Toronto where he was cast in TV shows like Blue Mountain State (2010), Hemlock Grove (2013) and Haven (2010). He is known for his role as Nick Sorrentino in the TV series "...

99. Krystle Luther

Actress | Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It

Krystle Luther was born on June 12, 1985 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada as Krystle Marie Luther. She is an actress, known for Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It (2014) and The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015).

100. Allie MacDonald

Actress | Under the Silver Lake

Allie MacDonald was born on September 17, 1988 in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Canada as Alexandra MacDonald. She is an actress and producer, known for Under the Silver Lake (2018), House at the End of the Street (2012) and Cardinal (2017).

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