Birth Place Matching "Montreal, Quebec, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Emily Hampshire

Actress | Schitt's Creek

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...

2. Emmanuelle Chriqui

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 ...

3. Missy Peregrym

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, ...

4. Jessalyn Gilsig

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 ...

5. Albert S. Ruddy

Producer | Million Dollar Baby

Albert Stotland Ruddy is a Canadian-American film and television producer. He is known for producing The Godfather (1972) and Million Dollar Baby (2004), both of which won him the Academy Award for Best Picture, as well as co-creating the CBS sitcom Hogan's Heroes (1965 - 1971). Albert was born to ...

6. 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 ...

7. 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 ...

8. 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 ...

9. 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 ...

10. Yannick Bisson

Actor | Murdoch Mysteries

Yannick Bisson was born on May 16, 1969 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Anything for Jackson (2020) and Year by the Sea (2016). He has been married to Chantal Craig since May 26, 1990. They have three children.

11. Meaghan Rath

Actress | Hawaii Five-0

Meaghan Rath was born on June 18, 1986 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Hawaii Five-0 (2010), New Girl (2011) and Schitt's Creek (2015). She has been married to Jack Cutmore-Scott since May 16, 2020. They have one child.

12. Marie-Josée Croze

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 ...

13. Selma Diamond

Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Most familiar to TV audiences as the diminutive but feisty court bailiff on Night Court (1984), Selma Diamond's entrance into acting was not through the usual venue of vaudeville, stage work or modeling - she was a writer for TV shows, once having been nominated for an Emmy for Caesar's Hour (1954)...

14. Tim Rozon

Actor | Wynonna Earp

Tim Rozon's first major role was playing heartthrob, Tommy Quincy, opposite Alexz Johnson and Laura Vandevoort for four seasons on the teen drama series Instant Star for TeenNick (USA) and CTV (CANADA). In Befriend and Betray for Shaw TV (CANADA), Tim played series lead Alex Caine, a gang ...

15. Shawn Levy

Producer | Free Guy

Shawn Levy was born on July 23, 1968 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is a producer and director, known for Stranger Things (2016), Real Steel (2011), and the Night at the Museum franchise. He is the founder and principal of 21 Laps Entertainment. He is married to Serena Levy and they have four ...

16. Laurence Leboeuf

Actress | Transplant

Laurence Leboeuf is an award-winning actress from Montreal, Quebec, Canada who is currently shining on US screens in the NBC drama "Transplant" now on its second season. The series follows an ER doctor who fled his native Syria to come to Canada and overcome numerous obstacles to resume a career in...

17. Norma Shearer

Actress | The Divorcee

She won a beauty contest at age fourteen. In 1920 her mother, Edith Shearer, took Norma and her sister Athole Shearer (Mrs. Howard Hawks) to New York. Ziegfeld rejected her for his "Follies," but she got work as an extra in several movies. She spent much money on eye doctor's services trying to ...

18. Charlotte Le Bon

Actress | Anthropoid

Charlotte Le Bon is a French Canadian actress, model and television presenter. She is best known for her work in the Canal+ talk show Le Grand Journal, and the films The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), The Walk (2015), and The Promise (2016).

Le Bon began modelling at 16 years old and left Canada when ...

19. 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 ...

20. 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 as Sugar Motta on Glee. Lengies was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to a German father and an Egyptian mother. She speaks French, English and some Arabic. ...

21. Peter Cullen

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Peter Cullen is a Canadian-American voice actor who is widely known for voicing Optimus Prime in the Transformers franchise as well as the Michael Bay film series. He is also known for providing the vocal effects of the Predator from the 1987 film of the same name, Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh, ...

22. Dalila Bela

Actress | Anne

Dalila Bela was born in Montreal, Quebec. She started her acting career at the age of 5. Right after, she booked her first National Commercial. By the age of 6, she participated in many Acting Competitions where she won best actor of the year. Soon after that she and her family moved to Vancouver, ...

23. Xavier Dolan

Actor | J'ai tué ma mère

Xavier Dolan was born on March 20, 1989 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for I Killed My Mother (2009), Tom at the Farm (2013) and Heartbeats (2010).

24. Andrew W. Walker

Actor | Steel Toes

Andrew W. Walker was born on June 9, 1979 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Andrew W. is an actor and producer, known for Steel Toes (2007), The Torturer (2008) and Snowed-Inn Christmas (2017). Andrew W. is married to Cassandra Troy. They have one child.

25. Cindy Busby

Actress | The Big Year

Cindy Busby was born on March 18, 1983 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Cindy is an actor, known for The Big Year (2011), Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) and Supernatural (2005).

26. Ruta Lee

Actress | Witness for the Prosecution

Ruta Lee was born on May 30, 1935 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. 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..

27. Geneviève Bujold

Actress | Dead Ringers

Genevieve Bujold spent her first twelve school years in Montreal's oppressive Hochelaga Convent, where opportunities for self-expression were limited to making welcoming speeches for visiting clerics. As a child she felt "as if I were in a long dark tunnel trying to convince myself that if I could ...

28. Sarah Booth

Actress | Three Pines

Sarah Booth is a Canadian born, classically trained actor. She is a regular on the upcoming series Three Pines (Amazon Prime) from the producers of The Crown and appeared as a Guest Star on Law & Order: SVU (NBC), Star Trek: Discovery (Paramount+) and Heartland (CBC).

Sarah trained in Montreal and ...

29. Caroline Dhavernas

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 "...

30. Mike Dopud

Actor | X-Men: Days of Future Past

Mike Dopud can be seen on the STARZ hit show POWER. He plays Jason Micic, Serbian leader of a huge drug cartel. (Series Regular). He is also recurring on the CW series THE 100 where he plays, the intense Vinson. Mike Dopud just finished his first season on ARROW where he plays the volatile Viktor.

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31. Colin Ferguson

Actor | Eureka

Colin Ferguson was born on July 22, 1972 in Montreal, Québec, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Eureka (2006), Because I Said So (2007) and Haven (2010).

32. Chris Makepeace

Actor | Meatballs

Chris Makepeace was born on April 22, 1964 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Meatballs (1979), My Bodyguard (1980) and Vamp (1986).

33. Jacob Tierney

Actor | Letterkenny

Jacob Daniel Tierney (Born On September 26, 1979 In Montréal Québec, Canada) Is a Canadian-American Actor, Voice Actor, Voice Casting, Voice Director, Singer, Loop Group Actor, Producer And Director. He Was Born On September 26, 1979 In Montréal Québec, Canada. To The Family Terry Tierney And His ...

34. François Arnaud

Actor | The Borgias

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

35. Kevin McDonald

Actor | The Kids in the Hall

Born in Montreal Canada. Drama major at Humber College, but kicked out for only being good at comedy. Enrolled in an improv class and met David Foley. They began working as a comedy team while employed as movie ushers. In 1984 they merged with another comedy team and formed The Kids in the Hall.

36. Sylvia De Fanti

Actress | Warrior Nun

A definition of "international" talent, the fluently multi-lingual polyglot Sylvia De Fanti was born into life as a 'citizen of the World'. Her father (an Italian engineer) was working in Montreal at the time of Sylvia's birth. At 6 months old, his work took the family to Panama, where they lived ...

37. Jason Reitman

Producer | Up in the Air

Jason Reitman is a Canadian filmmaker and producer who notably directed Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Juno, Thank You for Smoking, Up in the Air, Young Adult and Tully. He produced Chloe and Jennifer's Body, two films that advanced Amanda Seyfried's career for adult oriented roles. He is the son of Ivan...

38. Emeraude Toubia

Actress | Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments

Mexican-Lebanese actress Emeraude Toubia, whose first name means "a stone the color of beauty and love", is one of the most-watched up and coming talents in the industry today. Raised in Brownsville, Texas, Toubia is currently starring in the hit Freeform series "Shadowhunters". After her first ...

39. Rosemary Forsyth

Actress | Disclosure

A tall, willowy, highly attractive blonde, Canadian leading lady Rosemary Forsyth was born in Montreal on July 6, 1943, who moved to New York at age 5 with her divorced mother who found work as a model. Rosemary was keen on the idea of acting and studied drama both in high school. Inspired by her ...

40. Yanic Truesdale

Actor | Gilmore Girls

From starring in critically acclaimed drama series to showcasing his natural ability in comedies on-screen, award-winning actor Yanic Truesdale has brought diverse and dynamic characters to life on screen over the years, and he is just getting started.

In 2022 Truesdale can be seen in Netflix's ...

41. Nora Fatehi

Actress | Bãhubali: The Beginning

Nora Fatehi is a Canadian dancer, model, actress, and singer who is best known for her work in the Indian film industry. She comes from a Moroccan Canadian family, and was born and raised in Canada, and despite being of Moroccan Canadian descent, she has also stated in some interviews that she ...

42. Erin Agostino

Actress | A Christmas Masquerade

Erin Agostino was born on June 27, 1985 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Erin is an actor and writer, known for A Christmas Masquerade (2022), How to Find Forever (2022) and Murdoch Mysteries (2008).

43. Jennifer Finnigan

Actress | Tyrant

Jennifer Finnigan is currently starring on the new CBC dramedy, Moonshine, going into Season 2. She starred 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 ...

44. Brigitte Bako

Actress | Strange Days

Brigitte Bako was born on May 15, 1967 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Strange Days (1995), G-Spot (2005) and A Man in Uniform (1993).

45. Colleen Dewhurst

Actress | Anne of Green Gables

Tall, luminous and leonine, the legendary Colleen Dewhurst must go down as one of the theater's finest contemporary tragediennes of the late 1900s. With trademark dusky tones and a majestically careworn appearance, she possessed an inimitable down-to-earth fierceness that not only earned her the ...

46. Tara Spencer-Nairn

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...

47. Catherine Disher

Actress | Forever Knight

Born in England and raised in Montreal, Catherine Disher attended Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire and McGill University in Montreal ( as an English Literature Major ) before being accepted by and graduating from one of the most prestigious theatre schools in North America- The National ...

48. Alessandro Juliani

Actor | Man of Steel

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 ...

49. Cristina Rosato

Actress | Ariel

Cristina Rosato was born and raised in Montréal, Québec to scientists Antonio Rosato and the late Lucia Centomo. She is of Italian descent on both sides and has spent much of her childhood at her family home in Abruzzo, Italy. Fluent in English, Italian, French and Spanish, she works in film, ...

50. Robert Joy

Actor | Land of the Dead

Robert Joy was born on August 17, 1951 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Land of the Dead (2005), The Hills Have Eyes (2006) and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007).


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