Birth Place Matching "Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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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. Cindy Sampson

Actress | Supernatural

Cindy Sampson was born on May 27, 1978 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Cindy Marie Sampson. She is known for her work on Supernatural (2005), Private Eyes (2016) and The Shrine (2010).

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 ...

4. Ty Olsson

Actor | X2

Ty Olsson was born on January 28, 1974 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Tyler Olsson. He is an actor, known for X2 (2003), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) and Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011). He was previously married to Leanna Nash.

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...

7. Laura Regan

Actress | Dead Silence

Laura Regan was born on October 17, 1977 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Dead Silence (2007), My Little Eye (2002) and Unbreakable (2000). She has been married to Farhad Safinia since 2007.

8. John Paul Tremblay

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.

12. Sarah McLachlan

Soundtrack | Charlotte's Web

Sarah McLachlan was born on January 28, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Sarah Ann McLachlan. She was previously married to Ashwin Sood.

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

Actor | The Devil in Miss Jones 3: A New Beginning

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 ...

19. 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 (1994) and Superstar (1999). He has been married to Jennifer Kitchen since July 14, 2012.

20. 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 Judge (2014).

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. ...

22. 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).

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 ...

24. 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), Private Eyes (2016) and Good Witch (2015).

25. 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 The X-Files (1993).

26. Nels Lennarson

Actor | Final Destination 3

Nels Lennarson was born on October 14, 1972 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Final Destination 3 (2006), War (2007) and The Pledge (2001).

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 ...

28. Kelly-Ruth Mercier

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 ...

32. Phelan Porteous

Actor | Kickassia

Phelan Porteous was born on September 4, 1983 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Kickassia (2010), To Boldly Flee (2012) and Phelous & the Movies (2008).

33. Darryl Armstrong

Actor | Queer as Folk

Darryl Armstrong was born on May 6, 1982 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Queer as Folk (2000) and Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001). He died on January 29, 2005 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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.

35. Aloka McLean

Actress | The Lotus Eaters

Aloka McLean was born on December 21, 1981 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Aloka Chandra McLean. She is an actress, known for The Lotus Eaters (1993), The X-Files (1993) and Justice for Annie: A Moment of Truth Movie (1996).

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.

38. Tara Slone

Actress | Foolproof

Tara Slone was born on September 7, 1973 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Foolproof (2003), La Femme Nikita (1997) and Night of the Demons III (1997).

39. Dax Ravina

Actor | The Art of the Steal

Dax Ravina was born on February 2, 1977 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Art of the Steal (2013), Four Brothers (2005) and You Don't Know Dick.

40. Tasha Jones

Actress | Tasha's Trashy T-girls

Tasha Jones was born on February 14, 1985 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and writer. She has been married to Edward Jones since May 21, 2011.

41. Mason Curry

Actor | Man Against Crime

Mason Curry was born on June 28, 1908 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Man Against Crime (1949), Everglades (1961) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). He died on April 1, 1980 in Mobile, Alabama, USA.

42. Rene Bishop

Stunts | Max Payne

Rene Bishop was born on October 13, 1973 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Max Payne (2008), RoboCop (2014) and Outlander (2008).

43. Michael Donovan

Producer | Made in Canada

Michael Donovan was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is a producer and writer, known for The Industry (1998), This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992) and Codco (1986).

44. Darian O'Toole

Actress | Nutcracker

Darian O'Toole was born on June 20, 1967 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Karen Ann Begin. She was an actress, known for Nutcracker (2001) and Nash Bridges (1996). She died on March 31, 2008 in Oakland, California, USA.

45. Nancy Regan

Actress | Ice Castles

Nancy Regan was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Ice Castles (2010), Haven (2010) and Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It (2014).

47. E. Nova Zatzman

Stunts | Hobo with a Shotgun

E. Nova Zatzman was born on October 17, 1986 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is known for her work on Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), The Handmaid's Tale (2017) and Shazam! (2019).

48. Ben Proudfoot

Producer | Rwanda & Juliet

Ben Proudfoot was born on October 29, 1990 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Benjamin Gordon Proudfoot. He is a producer and director, known for Rwanda & Juliet (2016), Rust (2015) and The Ox (2013).

49. Charles Hill Mailes

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 ...


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