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


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1. Katheryn Winnick

Actress | Vikings

Canadian actress, director and producer Katheryn Winnick starred in the critically acclaimed, Emmy award-winning television series Vikings, produced by MGM and The History Channel. In addition to her lead role on Vikings, an episode directed by Winnick debuted in 2020. Entertainment Weekly declared...

2. David Cronenberg

Actor | The Fly

David Cronenberg, also known as the King of Venereal Horror or the Baron of Blood, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1943. His father, Milton Cronenberg, was a journalist and editor, and his mother, Esther (Sumberg), was a piano player. After showing an inclination for literature at an early...

3. Dave Foley

Actor | The Kids in the Hall

Dave Foley dropped out of an alternative high school to do stand-up comedy. He met Kevin McDonald at an improv class and, while employed as movie ushers, they began working as a comedy team. In 1984 they merged with another team to form "The Kids in the Hall". Foley made his film debut at 22 as the...

4. Dani Kind

Actress | Workin' Moms

Dani Kind was born on January 10, 1980 in Toronto, Canada. She is known for Workin' Moms (2017) and Wynonna Earp (2016).

5. Alison Pill

Actress | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress.

She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to ...

6. Noah Reid

Actor | Schitt's Creek

Noah Reid is a Canadian actor, writer and musician, born in Toronto, Ontario in May 1987 and is best known for playing Patrick Brewer in "Schitt's Creek", Kevin in "Kevin From Work", Stock in "Old Stock", Darrell Fox in "Terry", and for providing the original voice of Franklin the Turtle. A ...

7. Sarah Gadon

Actress | Cosmopolis

Sarah Gadon was born in a quiet residential area in Toronto, Ontario, to a teacher mother and a psychologist father. She grew up with the support and encouragement of her parents and older brother, James, and with this was inspired to go headlong into acting and dance alike. Sarah spent much of her...

8. Gloria Reuben

Actress | Lincoln

Gloria Reuben is an actress, singer and published author whose impressive credentials in television, film, theater and music include portraying the HIV+ physician assistant Jeanie Boulet on the hit NBC series ER (a role that garnered her two Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe nomination) and many ...

9. Will Arnett

Actor | The Lego Batman Movie

Will Arnett is a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, and comedian. His most famous for playing George Oscar "Gob" Bluth II in the Fox series Arrested Development (2003). He also appeared in films, such as The Lego Movie (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ...

10. Michael Ironside

Actor | Starship Troopers

Michael Ironside has made a strong and indelible impression with his often incredibly intense and explosive portrayals of fearsome villains throughout the years. He was born as Frederick Reginald Ironside on February 12, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ironside was a successful arm wrestler in ...

11. Tasya Teles

Actress | The 100

Tasya Teles was born on February 1, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is known for The 100 (2014), Supernatural (2005) and Prison Break (2005).

12. Chris Diamantopoulos

Actor | True Story

Chris grew up splitting his time between Greece and Canada. At age 9, he started doing TV commercials and professional theater. He left home at 18 to perform in a series of US national tours after which, he landed on Broadway. Chris now splits his time between New York and Los Angeles acting in TV ...

13. 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,...

14. Mia Kirshner

Actress | The Black Dahlia

Mia Kirshner was born in Toronto, Ontario on January 25, 1975, to Etti, a teacher, and Sheldon Kirshner, a journalist. Her father is of Polish Jewish descent and her mother is a Bulgarian Jewish immigrant. Mia had a middle class upbringing and graduated from the prestigious McGill University with a...

15. Catherine O'Hara

Actress | Best in Show

Canadian actress, writer, and comedian, Catherine O'Hara gained recognition as one of the original cast members on the Canadian television sketch comedy show SCTV (1976). On the series, she impersonated the likes of Lucille Ball, Tammy Faye Bakker, Gilda Radner, Katharine Hepburn, and Brooke Shields...

16. Robbie Amell

Actor | Upload

Along with his sister, Robbie Amell started acting when he was just six years old. At sixteen, he started to land theater roles at Lawrence Park Stage in plays such as Louis and Dave, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Importance of Being Earnest. The experience brought Robbie to realize that he ...

17. Tara Strong

Actress | Batman: The Killing Joke

Tara Strong began her acting career at the age of 13 in Toronto, Canada. She landed several TV, film, and musical theater roles as well as her first lead in an animated series as the title role of "Hello Kitty." After a short run at Toronto's Second City theater company, she moved to Los Angeles ...

18. Laura Vandervoort

Actress | The Handmaid's Tale

Laura Vandervoort is a versatile actress, producer and writer who not only crosses over genres, but also changes from character to character flawlessly embracing the essence of every role she plays. Laura has built an international fan from her extensive resume and has been consistently working as ...

19. Christopher Plummer

Actor | Beginners

Legendary actor Christopher Plummer, perhaps Canada's greatest thespian, delivered outstanding performances as Sherlock Holmes in Murder by Decree (1979), the chilling villain in The Silent Partner (1978), the iconoclastic Mike Wallace in The Insider (1999), the empathetic psychiatrist in A ...

20. Dan Levy

Producer | Schitt's Creek

Daniel Levy is an Emmy® winning showrunner, and a writer, actor, director, and producer, best known for his work on one of the most beloved shows on television, Schitt's Creek, which he co-created with his father Eugene Levy. For its fifth season, the show earned four Emmy® nominations including ...

21. Tamara Podemski

Actress | Coroner

Tamara Podemski is a multi-disciplinary artist born and raised in Toronto to an Ojibway mother from Treaty 4 Territory in Saskatchewan and an Ashkenazi father from Israel. She is a graduate of the Claude Watson School for the Performing Arts where she studied theatre, dance and music throughout its...

22. John Candy

Actor | Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck (1989) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded.

Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in ...

23. Rick Moranis

Actor | Parenthood

Rick began his career as a radio DJ while he was still at high school which led to him writing, producing and being on air in his own show. He joined the Canadian TV series, SCTV (1976), winning an Emmy for writing and portraying the character, Bob McKenzie, which became the basis for the film, ...

24. Natalie Alyn Lind

Actress | Big Sky

Natalie Alyn Lind, the oldest of the three Lind sisters, all working actresses, grew up surrounded by the entertainment industry. Her mother is also an actress who starred in feature films and on several TV series including the hit drama "One Tree Hill". Natalie booked her first guest role at 4 ...

25. Sarah Levy

Actress | Schitt's Creek

Sarah Levy was born on September 10, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is known for Schitt's Creek (2015), SurrealEstate (2021) and Larry Crowne (2011). She has been married to Graham Outerbridge since October 16, 2021.

26. Lisa Jakub

Actress | Mrs. Doubtfire

Lisa Jakub was born on December 27, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Independence Day (1996) and George Lucas in Love (1999). She has been married to Jeremy since June 2005.

27. Patrick J. Adams

Actor | Suits

For seven seasons Patrick J. Adams has charmed audiences worldwide, as Mike Ross in USA's hit drama, "Suits," a role which garnered him a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. Most recently, Adams took on the role of Major...

28. Rachel Blanchard

Actress | Fargo

Rachel attended Havergal College, an all girls school in Toronto. After high school she went on to attend Queens university in Kingston, Ontario Canada. To prepare for her role as Cher in the Clueless (1996) TV series, Rachel actually did go to some high schools in L.A. where she was surprised to ...

29. Michael Wincott

Actor | Basquiat

Widely respected among peers for his fearless commitment, Michael Anthony Claudio Wincott was born to an English father and Italian mother in Scarborough, a working class suburb of Toronto. His career began fortuitously in 1976 at the CBC, cast by Deidre Bowen, Clare Walker and director Mike Newell...

30. Christopher Russell

Actor | Land of the Dead

Christopher Russell was born on January 8, 1983 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Land of the Dead (2005), Star Trek: Discovery (2017) and Flashpoint (2008).

31. Megan Follows

Actress | Anne of Green Gables

Megan (pronounced Mee-gan) has two children, a daughter, Lyla, and a son, Russel. Megan comes from a showbiz family: father Ted Follows, mother Dawn Greenhalgh, and sister Samantha Follows are all actors; her other sister, Edwina Follows, is a producer and writer; and her brother Laurence Follows ...

32. Camille Sullivan

Actress | Hunter Hunter

Camille Sullivan is a award winning Canadian Actress. Most recently she was nominated for a 2018 Canadian Screen Award for Leading Actress for her brilliant work on the CTV mini series The Disappearance.

Camille was twice been nominated for Gemini awards once for her portrayal for the series lead ...

33. Nicole de Boer

Actress | Cube

Nicole de Boer began her acting career as a child in her hometown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A shy child, she one day came home and, to the astonishment of her family, told them she had gotten the lead in the play "The Wizard of Oz". With the blessing of her parents, her grandmother helped her to ...

34. Jessica Steen

Actress | Armageddon

A native of Toronto, Canada, Jessica Steen is probably best known in the U.S. for having been a regular on two short-lived TV series: the critically acclaimed Homefront (1991) and the science fiction show Earth 2 (1994). She also appeared opposite Michael Richards (Kramer from Seinfeld (1989)) in ...

35. Lexa Doig

Actress | Andromeda

Toronto native Alexandra Doig was born on June 8th, 1973, to Filipina mother Gloria and Irish-Scottish father David. Her parents held season tickets to their local theater, and Lexa was inspired to begin acting after seeing a production of "Porgy and Bess" at the age of nine. She dropped out of ...

36. Christina Pazsitzky

Actress | Countdown

Christina P. is a stand-up comedian, writer, TV personality and host of two podcasts. Her new one hour stand-up special, Christina P: Mother Inferior, premiered October 10th 2017 on Netflix to rave reviews with The Interrobang calling it "intelligent, thought-provoking and not to be missed" Filmed ...

37. Tyler Hynes

Actor | Letterkenny

Tyler Hynes was born in Toronto Canada. He is an accomplished actor, director, producer, editor, writer.

Tyler got his Professional start at the age of 8 during a 72 performance run of the Musical Stage Production of "A Christmas Carol," followed by the Cross Canada Tour of The Who's Rock Opera "...

38. Gabriel Hogan

Actor | Tacoma FD

Gabriel William Hogan is a classically trained actor. He has become a familiar face to audiences worldwide, turning out critically acclaimed performances on both the big and small screen. He resides with in Southern California with his wife actress Inga Cadranel and their 2 children. A gifted and ...

39. Sarah Polley

Actress | My Life Without Me

Sarah Polley is an actress and director renowned in her native Canada for her political activism. Blessed with an extremely expressive face that enables directors to minimize dialog due to her uncanny ability to suggest a character's thoughts, Polley has become a favorite of critics for her ...

40. Sarah Carter

Actress | Rogue

Fresh out of Canada, Sarah Carter's career in Hollywood took off quickly, landing a string of series regular roles such as "Madeleine Poe", opposite James Woods, on CBS' Shark (2006), and "Maggie", on TNT's Steven Spielberg-produced Falling Skies (2011).

She has been classically trained in theater, ...

41. Corey Haim

Actor | The Lost Boys

Corey Haim was born in Toronto, Ontario, to Judy Haim, an Israeli-born data processor, and Bernie Haim, a clothing sales representative. He has a sister, Carol, and a half-brother, Daniel. His family is Jewish. He was raised mostly in Willowdale.

Corey appeared in 26 episodes of the early 1980s ...

42. Gregory Smith

Actor | Small Soldiers

Gregory Edward Smith was born in Toronto, Ontario, to Terrea Smith (née Oster), an American-born actress, and Maurice Smith, a British-born film producer. His brother is actor Douglas Smith.

Gregory has starred in over 25 feature films, including The Patriot (2000), opposite Mel Gibson and Heath ...

43. Charles Vandervaart

Actor | Lost in Space

Charles has had roles on stage and screen including Our Town and A Month in the Country with the Soulpepper Theatre Company in Toronto. On top of his performing arts interests, Charles is also an accomplished athlete participating in hockey, rock climbing, basketball, soccer, football, swimming, ...

44. Howie Mandel

Producer | Bobby's World

The story goes that huggable, highly affable stand-up comedian Howie Mandel began his show biz career by chance while catching amateur night at the Comedy Store on the L.A. Sunset Strip during a vacation. Goaded on by friends to try out, a producer spotted him, hired him for an appearance on a ...

45. Paulo Costanzo

Actor | Splinter

Paulo Costanzo was born on September 21, 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He grew up in Brampton, a suburb of Toronto, of Italian (father) and Jewish (mother) descent. He attended Mayfield Secondary School for the Arts, then attended one year at Ryerson University for theater, but dropped out when...

46. Christina Cox

Actress | The Chronicles of Riddick

The youngest of three girls, Christina was born just outside Toronto. She carried a double major of theater and dance at the prestigious Arts York at Unionville High School. She went on to further her training at the Ryerson Theatre School of Toronto, among such alumni as Eric McCormack and David ...

47. Charlotte Sullivan

Actress | Chicago Fire

Charlotte Sullivan (born October 21, 1983) is a Canadian actress, known for her role as officer Gail Peck in the Global police drama series Rookie Blue. Sullivan was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her first on-screen role was an extra in a Liza Minnelli music video. She has had starring roles in the ...

48. Lilly Singh

Actress | Bad Moms

Lilly Singh is a successful, famous Canadian YouTuber, known as Superwoman. She is also known for her role in the movie "Dr. Cabbie" (2014) and the YouTube series "Giving Back Glam" (2014) ; "The Tube's Hautest" (2014) and "Lana Steele : Make Up Spy" (2015). She is also known for her rapping skills...

49. Katherine Barrell

Actress | Wynonna Earp

Katherine (Kat) Barrell is best known for her work as Officer Nicole Haught on Wynonna Earp (2016) (Syfy) and Alicia Rutherford on Workin' Moms (2017) (Netflix/CBC). Most recently she joined the series cast of Good Witch (2015) (Hallmark) and played the notorious Stella Grimes on Star Trek: ...

50. Caterina Scorsone

Actress | Alice

Caterina Scorsone has been a professional actress since the age of eight, when she was a regular on the daytime children's program Mr. Dressup (1967) for Canada's CBC. A veteran of series television, her other series credits include Shock Treatment (2004), Once a Thief (1996) and Power Play (1998),...


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