Birth Place Matching "Hamilton, Ontario, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Stana Katic
Actress | Castle
Stana was born on April 26, 1978 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada to immigrant parents who are Serbs from Croatia. She grew up in Hamilton and in Aurora, Illinois. She graduated from West Aurora High School in 1996, studied at the University of Toronto and then at the DePaul University Goodman School ...
2. Martin Short
Actor | Innerspace
Martin Hayter Short OC is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, singer, and writer. He has received various awards including two Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award. In 2019 Short became an Officer of the Order of Canada, and has received Medals from Queen Elizabeth II, including in 2002 the ...
Actress | When They See Us
Bunbury was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to Kristi Novak and Alex Bunbury, a footballer. Her father is Guyanese-Canadian, and her mother is American, of Polish and Swedish descent. She spent her childhood in Europe (England for two years, and seven years on the island of Madeira, Portugal) ...
Actress | Scary Movie 2
An award-winning actor. In demand, accomplished writer. Producer. And now showrunner, Kathleen Robertson is the definition of a multi-hyphenate.
As an actor, she was just added to the cast of the highly anticipated sixth and final season of the critically acclaimed Amazon series The Expanse. ...
5. Luke Kirby
Actor | Mambo Italiano
Luke Farrell Kirby is a Canadian actor. In 2019, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for his guest role as Lenny Bruce on the television series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Kirby was born in Hamilton, Ontario, to American parents. His mother is from Brooklyn, New York, and his father grew up "along the ...
6. Eugene Levy
Actor | A Mighty Wind
Eugene Levy is an award-winning actor, writer, and producer. He has appeared in more than 60 motion pictures to date, eight of which having topped the $100M mark. The box office success of films such as Bringing Down the House (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) , and Father of the Bride Part II ...
Actress | The Wedding Singer
Within a year of emancipating herself from foster care at 17, Angela Featherstone became Canada's top model when her September, Flare magazine cover broke all prior sales records. She quickly expanded upon her success and left for New York, where she signed with NEXT modeling agency. Angela ...
10. Wendy Crewson
Actress | Air Force One
Wendy Jane Crewson is a Canadian actress and producer. She began her career appearing on Canadian television, before her breakthrough role in 1991 dramatic film The Doctor. Crewson has appeared in many Hollywood films, including The Good Son (1993), The Santa Clause (1994) and its sequels The Santa...
11. Inanna Sarkis
Actress | After We Collided
Inanna Sarkis is an actress, director and writer who has successfully established herself as a digital entrepreneur. Inanna was recently featured as becoming one of Young Hollywood's most sought after emerging talents by The Hollywood Reporter. She stars in the thriller Seance, opposite Suki ...
12. Ashley Leggat
Actress | Life with Derek
Ashley Leggat, a twice Gemini nominated actress, was born into a large family in Hamilton, Ontario. She joined her parents, Roy (a car dealer) and Patty (a former Secondary School teacher) and four older brothers -Rob, Brett, and twins Todd and Bram.
Ashley's four brothers, all very athletic, played...
13. Michela Luci
Actress | Dino Dana
Michela Luci (born May 19, 2006) is a Canadian actress and singer. Michela won the 2019 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's, Family Viewing, or Special Class Program for her starring role as "Dana" in TVOKids/Amazon Prime Video Dino Dana. Michela has been nominated three ...
15. Nick Cordero
Actor | Going in Style
Nick Cordero was born on September 17, 1978 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Going in Style (2017), Don Juan (2011) and Unpregnant (2020). He was previously married to Amanda Kloots. He died on July 5, 2020 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
18. Jonathan Frid
Actor | House of Dark Shadows
Jonathan Frid's career in drama began when he first "offered his soul" to the theater as a young boy at a preparatory school in Ontario, Canada. Following his graduation from McMaster University, he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in the UK and later earned a Master's Degree in ...
Actor | Tin Star
Dominic Zamprogna was born on April 21, 1979 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Tin Star (2017), Battlestar Galactica (2004) and General Hospital (1963). He has been married to Linda Leslie since November 1, 2009. They have three children.
20. Jaimz Woolvett
Actor | Unforgiven
Jaimz Woolvett studied acting and drama at university and was invited to join the National Theatre School. Jaimz had his first break when he was cast in the sitcom Dog House as the lead and was nominated for a Young Artists Award. Jaimz's big break then followed a few years later when he was cast ...
Self | 17th Annual Gemini Awards
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
From actor to writer to Dj to filmmaker, Gordon first stepped in front of the camera at age 12 in a movie with James Woods and Allan Arkin (Joshua Then and Now). Ever since he has lived and breathed film.
He trained at Theatre Aquarius and then began a long career ...
22. Gema Zamprogna
Actress | Road to Avonlea
Gema Zamprogna, is a gifted actress and dancer who has appeared in many productions seen around the world. Her portrayal of the Baroness Ursula in the miniseries "By Way of the Stars" was enjoyed in Europe and North America, while her featured role as Amanda in "Defense of a Married Man" was seen ...
23. Jeff Cooper
Actor | Circle of Iron
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, George Frederick Cooper attended Prince of Wales School and Central Collegiate. He became a police cadet but eventually headed to Toronto for acting jobs on the CBC. He went to Hollywood and landed contracts with Warner Bros and Universal Studios in the early 1960s. ...
24. Paul Popowich
Actor | Hemlock Grove
Paul Popowich has had a career that has spanned more than twenty years. When he was age 15, he landed his first professional acting role in the feature Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller with La Fete Productions. He has been series lead on such shows as "Catwalk", "Twice in a Lifetime" and "The ...
25. Erin Pitt
Erin Michelle Pitt was born on September 22, 1999, in Hamilton, Ontario, as second youngest of six siblings. She is an alumni of York University, where she graduated with a BFA in Film Production.
The Canadian actress first appeared in a "Paperoni" toy commercial in 2009. In 2010 she acted in the ...
26. Robert Beatty
Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey
Robert Beatty graduated with a B.A. from the University of Toronto and started in amateur dramatics with the Hamilton Player's Guild. For a while, he made a living as a cashier for a gas and fuel company. In order to further hone his acting skills, he made his way to London in 1936 (on the advice of...
28. Rick Roberts
Actor | Man of the Year
As a Canadian actor with a consistent presence in television work, Rick Roberts began his career in 1992. His first screen role was with an episode of "Beyond Reality", followed by other varied film and television appearances. Rick achieved more lasting work on the series "Traders" from 1996-1998. ...
Actor | The Ten Commandments
Distinguished character villain Douglass (R.) Dumbrille, whose distinctive stern features, beady eyes, tidy mustache, prominent hook nose and suave, cultivated presence graced scores of talking films, was born on October 13, 1889, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He was first employed as a bank clerk ...
32. Jonathan Hale
Actor | The Saint's Double Trouble
Canadian-born character actor Jonathan Hale had a long and distinguished film career, appearing in over 260 pictures and television programs.
He was a member of the diplomatic service prior to his film career, and his stately bearing stood him in good stead for the large variety of corporate ...
34. Starr Andreeff
Actress | Dance of the Damned
Starr Andreeff is a Canadian/American producer and manager. Starr is President of MJMG. MJMG develops film, TV and docuseries projects. The company represents talent in film, TV, music, licensing and branding.
Her early years: Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Starr has been in the ...
35. Lexie Galante
Actress | Painkiller
Lexie is a dramatic and comedic theatre, film, television and voice over/ animation actress. She also works as a singer, session singer, songwriter, and producer.
Lexie studied at The George Brown Theatre School in association with The National Theatre School of Canada. She is also a graduate of ...
36. Nicole Appleton
Actress | Honest
Nicole Appleton was born on December 7, 1974 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and composer, known for Honest (2000), Scream for Christmas (2000) and All Saints: War of Nerves (1998). She has been married to Stephen Haines since October 2021. They have one child. She was previously ...
Actor | iZombie
Artine Tony Browne grew up in the steel town of Hamilton, Ontario. He was an extremely shy kid who barely spoke when in social circumstances. It took one acting class to change that.
He began his acting career on stage doing a rendition of Mark Twain's, Huckleberry Finn in which he played Tom Sawyer...
40. Carly Paradis
Music Department | The Innocents
Carly Paradis is a BAFTA-nominated Canadian-born British composer, songwriter and pianist. She composes soundtracks for movies, TV series and solo albums. In 2007, she worked with film composer Clint Mansell arranging piano parts on Mansell's soundtrack for the BAFTA Award-winning film Moon ...
41. Caissie Levy
Actress | Gotham
Caissie Levy was born on April 15, 1981 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Gotham (2014), Les Miserables: The Broadway Musical (2014) and Leopoldstadt - Nt Live 2022 (Theatre) (2022). She has been married to David Aaron Reiser since October 30, 2011.
43. Tyler Williams
Stunts | All-In
An Honours BFA from Ryerson University, independent filmmaker, actor and stuntman, Tyler's largest success has come from the advertising world as a director for Untitled Films. His accolades include: Molson Canadian "Project Indonesia", which aired during the 2014 Winter Olympics and gained nearly ...
45. Naomi Hewer
Actress | Love in Whitbrooke
Naomi Hewer began acting in high school. Her drama teacher, Paul Richard, was a coach and mentor. Throughout high school, Naomi spent much of her time acting, stage managing, and working backstage in numerous productions at The Guelph Little Theatre. She went on to study acting at Humber College in...
46. Neil Peart
Soundtrack | Small Soldiers
Neil Peart was one of the most universally respected rock drummers, and was best known for his nearly superhuman, pyrotechnic drum playing, and for providing intellectual lyrics for his band's songs. Neil served as both drummer and lyricist for the rock band Rush since 1974, joining bassist/...
Actress | Not Like Other Girls
Florence Lawrence was the first film player whose name was used to promote her films and the studio (Independent Moving Pictures Company [IMP]) for which she worked. Before her, actors and actresses worked anonymously, partly out of fear that stage managers would refuse to hire them if they were ...
Actress | Date Night
Michelle Galdenzi is from Spring, Texas and graduated from Klein High School in 2005. While in high school, she was also involved in various theater productions including Beauty and the Beast, Noises Off, and The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940. Galdenzi attended St. Edward's University in Austin, ...
50. Steve Adams
Actor | Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Steve Adams was born on September 4, 1960 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor and producer, known for Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Hollywoodland (2006) and Dead Silence (2007). He died on January 23, 2012 in British Columbia, Canada.