Birth Place Matching "Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
3. John Reardon
Actor | Tron
Studied theater at the Lir Academy of Dramatic Arts In Dublin, Ireland
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, John Reardon is one of three children, and is part of a large extended family of over 300 cousins living in Canada's Maritimes. During his school years, John performed in many plays, but had never ...
5. Steve Lund
Actor | Haven
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 "...
6. Leslie Hope
Actress | Never Back Down
Leslie Hope was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Leslie Ann Hope. She is an actress, director, and producer. As an actor she is known for Never Back Down (2008), 24 (2001) and Talk Radio (1988). She directed and wrote 'Gaykeith' and produced and directed the award-winning documentary 'What I...
Actor | Trailer Park Boys
John Paul Tremblay was born in 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Trailer Park Boys (2001), Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (2009) and Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park (2016). He is married to Andrea. They have three children.
9. Art Hindle
Actor | Black Christmas
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 ...
10. Ruby Keeler
Actress | 42nd Street
Ruby Keeler started as a dancer on Broadway. After her marriage to Al Jolson she moved to Hollywood and become a star in Warners musicals opposite Dick Powell. After her divorce from Jolson she retired for almost 30 years, until she appeared in "No No Nanette" on Broadway in 1971 under the ...
11. Joanna Shimkus
Actress | The Virgin and the Gypsy
Joanna Shimkus was born on October 30, 1943 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970), The Last Adventure (1967) and Zita (1968). She has been married to Sidney Poitier since January 22, 1976. They have two children.
13. Henry Beckman
Actor | Marnie
Henry Beckman was born on November 26, 1921 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Henry How Beckman. He was an actor, known for Marnie (1964), Death Hunt (1981) and Blood & Guts (1978). He was married to Hillary Beckman and Cheryl Maxwell. He died on June 17, 2008 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
14. Craig Olejnik
Actor | The Listener
Craig Olejnik was born in Halifax, Canada. He graduated from High School in Nova Scotia. His father was in the Canadian military. His grandfather was a soldier and POW in a concentration camp for five years in Poland during WW2. Later after his release, his grandparents immigrated to Canada from ...
15. Patrick Roach
Actor | Trailer Park Boys
Patrick Roach was born on March 4, 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Trailer Park Boys (2001), Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006) and The Trailer Park Boys Christmas Special (2004). He is married to Candice Roach. They have two children.
16. 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, ...
17. Peter North
For over 20 years Canadian-born Peter North has been one of the most reliable performers in porn, with youthful good looks and a body sculpted almost to perfection from long hours spent in the gym. His career began in the days when porn movies were take-offs of legit films; they had plots, dialogue...
18. David Manners
Actor | Dracula
Distantly related to Princess Diana on his mother's side, Nova Scotia-born actor David Manners, nee Rauff de Ryther Daun Acklom, came from well-to-do stock. His father ran the prestigious Tower Road boys' school Harrow House and later became a literary advisor for E.P. Dutton Publishing Co. in New ...
21. Denny Doherty
Soundtrack | Girl, Interrupted
Denny Doherty was born and reared in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and began his musical career there in a local rock band, The Hepsters, while working in a pawn shop. He had started singing in public at age 15, on a dare by performing "Love Letters In The Sand" in a skating rink-turned-dance-hall. ...
23. Sonja O'Hara
Actress | Doomsday
Sonja O'Hara was raised in Williamswood, Nova Scotia. Starting at the age of ten, she began performing in local theatre and she knew immediately it was what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. By the age of 11, she was enrolled in professional acting classes and was performing in ...
27. Anthony Sherwood
Actor | Street Legal
Anthony Sherwood is an actor, director and documentary filmmaker whose career spans over 35 years in stage, television and film. Anthony comes from a musical family and his Aunt Portia White was Canada's first famous black classical singer. Some of his documentary films have received numerous ...
Actress | Bates Motel
Kelly-Ruth Mercier is from Halifax, Nova Scotia of East Coast and Quebec lineage. She holds a BA-Acting from Dalhousie University and an MFA-Directing from the University of British Columbia. K-R has worked in theatre, film, television and in music; she's bridged both fiction and documentary; she ...
29. Jakob Creighton
Actor | Leaving the Nest
Jakob is a Canadian actor/singer who has appeared on stage and screen from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is known for his stage work.
Most recent stage credits include: Valentine/Ensemble in Mary Poppins (Capitol Theatre, 2018), Pan in Daphnis et Chloé (Université de Moncton, 2018), Cratchit/Ensemble in ...
30. 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 ...
31. Nick Smyth
Actor | Awakening
As a teenager, Nick Smyth was cast as a regular on the long-running CBC television series "Street Cents" in his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia. A show that was known for launching the careers of fellow Halifax natives Jonathan Torrens and Mike Clattenburg (Creator of the "Trailer Park Boys"); he ...
34. 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 actor, known for The Anniversary (2009), Filipe the Sentient Dancing Microphone and Prince of Peace: God of War (2007). He has been married to Ann Campea since 2004.
36. Karen Walton
Writer | Ginger Snaps
Writer of the original indie horror film, Ginger Snaps(2000), Karen Walton is a Toronto-based screen and television writer-executive producer whose credits include Orphan Black (S I& II), Queer As Folk (SII, USA), episodes of Flashpoint, The Listener, and more. A graduate of the Canadian Film ...
37. Austin Willis
Actor | Goldfinger
Austin Willis was born on September 30, 1917 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), The Mouse That Roared (1959) and Bush Pilot (1947). He was married to Gwen Laforty and Kate Reid. He died on April 4, 2004 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Actor | The Mark of Zorro
Charles Hill Mailes was born on May 25, 1870 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Mark of Zorro (1920), Money Madness (1917) and The Hungarian Nabob (1915). He was married to Claire McDowell. He died on February 17, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
50. Glen Matthews
Actor | Hobo with a Shotgun
Growing up, Glen Matthews always knew what he was going to be - a professional wrestler. Once that dream dissipated and his passionate showmanship remained, he began to pursue a career as an actor instead.
Starting out at nineteen, Matthews spent five years in Halifax, working in the industry and ...