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


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1. Anna Paquin

Actress | The Piano

Anna Paquin is the first millennial to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting, and the first to win.

She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1982, to Mary (Brophy), an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher. Anna moved to her ...

2. Greg Bryk

Actor | Saw V

Greg Bryk was born in 1972 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor, known for Saw V (2008), Shoot 'Em Up (2007) and Poor Boy's Game (2007). He has been married to Danielle Nicholas since March 9, 1996. They have three children.

3. Tracy Spiridakos

Actress | Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Tracy spent part of her childhood in her parents' homeland, Greece, before the Spiridakos family returned to Canada to open a Greek restaurant. She worked there until moving to Vancouver, British Columbia, a center of Canadia film and trlevision production, to ...

4. Daniel Gillies

Actor | The Originals

Daniel Gillies was born on 14 March 1976 in Winnipeg, Canada and moved to New Zealand at a young age. Though born into a family of strong medical background (his father is a pediatrician, his mother a nurse, and his great great great grandfather is the renowned ENT/plastic surgery pioneer Sir ...

5. Donnelly Rhodes

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, Donnelly Rhodes trained to be a warden in the National Park Service in Manitoba and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force as an airman-mechanic before finally settling into his long and successful career as an actor. Rhodes studied at the Royal Manitoba Theatre ...

6. Deanna Durbin

Soundtrack | Mad About Music

The girl who one day would be known as "Winnipeg's Sweetheart" was born at Grace Hospital on December 4, 1921, as Edna Mae Durbin. In her early childhood there were no obvious signs that one day she would be a bigger box office attraction than Shirley Temple. Renamed Deanna Durbin for show business...

7. Julia Benson

Actress | SGU Stargate Universe

Canadian actress Julia Benson (born June 26, 1979 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) finished her theatrical studies in 2001 before starting her professional acting career in 2003 around the age of twenty-four. Julia's screen credits include an impressive range of film shorts, feature-length films and ...

8. Aleks Paunovic

Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes

Aleks Paunovic was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to a Croatian mother and Serbian father. The result of this remarkable blend of bloodlines is the 6'5" ruggedly handsome actor appearing on screens around the world at a rapidly escalating rate.

Acting came to Aleks while he was onstage in his hometown ...

9. Belinda Montgomery

Actress | Tron

Belinda Montgomery, who sometimes inserted the middle initial "J." into her stage moniker, is a native of Canada, where she began her career on TV in the 1967 series Barney Boomer (1967). She then proceeded to play "Cinderella" and essayed the roles of other emotional and/or confused teen types as ...

10. Len Cariou

Actor | Spotlight

Len Cariou was born on September 30, 1939 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Leonard Joseph Cariou. He is an actor, known for Spotlight (2015), Death Wish (2018) and Thirteen Days (2000). He has been married to Heather Summerhayes since October 25, 1986. He was previously married to Susan Kapilow and...

11. Nia Vardalos

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Nia Vardalos was born on September 24, 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Antonia Eugenia Vardalos. She is an actress and writer, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), My Big Fat Greek Life (2003) and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016). She was previously married to Ian Gomez.

12. Joanna Gleason

Actress | The Wedding Planner

She may be the daughter of Let's Make a Deal (1963) game show host Monty Hall, but talented Joanna Gleason has never had to worry about being overshadowed by her father's looming TV star. Born Joanna Hall on June 2, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (her father and mother (Marilyn Hall) were wed in ...

13. Gwynyth Walsh

Actress | Star Trek: Generations

Gwynyth Walsh was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada but was raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. Walsh earned her Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the University of Alberta and started her career appearing on stage, across Canada and in the United States, in many classics, including. For ...

14. Mara Marini

Actress | Parks and Recreation

Mara Marini is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Brandi Maxxxx in the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation. Marini was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. During her childhood, she avidly studied acting and dance. After high school, she relocated to Los Angeles where she continues ...

15. Ryan Kennedy

Actor | The Invisible

Ryan Kennedy was born on December 6, 1982 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Invisible (2007), Hannah's Law (2012) and Blade: The Series (2006).

16. Ty Wood

Actor | Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Ty Wood was born on September 6, 1995 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Tyson Wood. He is an actor, known for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018), The Haunting in Connecticut (2009) and ReBoot: The Guardian Code (2018).

17. Lee Montgomery

Actor | Ben

Brother of actress Belinda Montgomery, Lee began his career as a model before venturing into the acting business. He made his debut in the Disney film The Million Dollar Duck (1971), before landing a starring role in Ben (1972), the sequel to Willard (1971). Lee made a successful transformation ...

18. Peter Mooney

Actor | Rookie Blue

Peter Mooney was born on August 19, 1983 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Rookie Blue (2010), Camelot (2011) and The Prodigy (2019). He has been married to Sarah Power since July 1, 2017.

19. Kristopher Turner

Actor | A Little Bit Zombie

Kristopher was born in the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an only child. Kristopher discovered he had a love for the stage very early in life; landing a small role in his high school's production of A Midsummer's Night Dream. He received a degree in theatre from the University of ...

20. Jay Brazeau

Actor | Watchmen

Jay Brazeau was born on December 22, 1953 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Watchmen (2009), Horns (2013) and Insomnia (2002).

21. Mimi Kuzyk

Actress | Lost and Delirious

Mimi Kuzyk is a Winnipeg born actress, best know for her roles in the series Hill Street Blues (1981) and Blue Murder (2001). Mimi grew up in Winnipeg with her brother and five sisters. She discovered her love of dance at the age of eight. Following her passion, Mimi joined the Rusalka Folk ...

22. Heather Doerksen

Actress | Pacific Rim

Standing at 5'9", Heather Doerksen (pronounced Dirk-sin) was born in Manitoba, Canada. Heading into college, her goal was to study Biological Sciences, but it took one influential acting class to convince her to switch her major. She graduated with her BFA in Theatre from Simon Fraser University in...

23. Jennifer Pudavick

Actress | Mohawk Girls

With over 20 years of on camera experience in film and television across Canada and the United States, Jenny's most recent television credits include a recurring role on CBC's new comedy Workin' Moms, a lead role in APTN's Mohawk Girls, and a recurring role in The Pinkerton's. Watch for Jenny is ...

24. Ted Atherton

Actor | Hollywoodland

Ted Atherton's big break came when he was cast as Pan Philips in the CBC TV series "Nothing Too Good For A Cowboy." This series gave him a Gemini Award nomination in 2000,as "Best Lead in a Continuing Dramatic Role." Now Ted is well known by fans everywhere as the sarcastic yet funny F.B.I. Agent ...

25. Cameron Bancroft

Actor | Beverly Hills, 90210

Cameron Bancroft was born on May 17, 1967 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Cameron M. Bancroft. He is known for his work on Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Simple Things (2007) and 24 (2001).

26. Douglas Rain

Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Cinema lovers and sci-fi fans will always remember the great Douglas Rain not exactly by his face but specially because of his vocal talents that brought him attention and eternity in the cinema world as the soothing voice of computer HAL 9000 in the classic 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and its ...

27. Tamara Gorski

Actress | The Next Three Days

Tamara Gorski was born on November 21, 1968 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is an actress and director, known for The Next Three Days (2010), Murder at 1600 (1997) and To Die For (1995).

28. Jack Kruschen

Actor | The War of the Worlds

Canadian-born Jack Kruschen entered films after years on the stage, and became a dependable character actor both in movies and on television. Often cast as ethnic comedy relief, Kruschen occasionally landed a role as a villain, but was more often the volatile, emotional Italian or Jewish neighbor ...

29. Rochelle Okoye

Stunts | War for the Planet of the Apes

Rochelle was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and began her gymnastics career at the very early age of 2. When Rochelle was 7 yrs old, both her parents decided to uproot the family and move to Leeds, England, where her father finished his PhD at Cambridge and Oxford University.

Rochelle continued her ...

30. Guy Maddin

Director | The Saddest Music in the World

Guy Maddin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to Herdis Maddin (a hair-dresser) and Charles "Chas" Maddin (grain clerk and general manager of the Maroons, a Winnipeg hockey team). Maddin studied economics at the University of Winnipeg, working as a bank manager, house painter, and photographic...

31. Paul Maxwell

Actor | Aliens

Paul Maxwell was born on November 12, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was an actor, known for Aliens (1986), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and A Bridge Too Far (1977). He was married to Mary Lindsay. He died on December 19, 1991 in London, England.

32. Jan Skene

Actress | The Return

Jan Skene was born on November 16, 1959 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Jan Anderes. She is known for her work on The Return, Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011) and Devil's Gate (2017). She has been married to Rick Skene since 1981. They have two children.

33. Arthur MacKinnon

Actor | The Good Doctor

Arthur MacKinnon is a Canadian actor, with numerous film, television and theatre credits to date. He recently made an appearance in Syfy's 'The Magicians' and in the fall you can catch him in a new episode of abc's 'The Good Doctor.' Arthur is a graduate of Studio 58, the intensive ...

34. Tom McCamus

Actor | The Sweet Hereafter

Tom McCamus was born on July 25, 1955 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Room (2015) and Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004). He is married to Chick Reid.

35. Kurt Evans

Actor | Watchmen

Kurt Evans was born on January 25, 1974 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor and director, known for Watchmen (2009), Shattered (2007) and Stargate SG-1 (1997). He has been married to Karen Hamm since August 29, 1998.

36. Richard Kahan

Producer | Lifeline

Born and raised in the beautiful open prairies of Winnipeg, Canada, Richard Kahan has been working his way through the entertainment business for over twenty-five years.

Richard got his start as an actor, and went on to appear in over 100 hours of television and various films, starring opposite the ...

37. Martha Burns

Actress | Blindness

Martha Burns was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Blindness (2008), Screening (2006) and Great Performances (1971). She has been married to Paul Gross since September 25, 1988. They have two children.

38. Jonas Chernick

Actor | My Awkward Sexual Adventure

Jonas Chernick is an actor/screenwriter. He co-wrote and starred in Lucid (2005), a feature film that premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival and won the City TV Award for Best Western Canadian Feature Film at the 2005 Vancouver International Film Festival. He also collaborated on...

39. Steve Braun

Actor | Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

Steve Braun was born on August 14, 1976 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004), The Trip (2002) and The Immortal (2000).

40. Peg Dixon

Actress | Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Peg Dixon was born in August 1923 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She was an actress, known for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964), Iron Man (1966) and Mighty Thor (1966). She was married to Ed McNamara. She died in October 2015.

41. Courtney-Jane White

Actress | The Lookout

Courtney-Jane White was born on March 11, 1989 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is an actress, known for The Lookout (2007), Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010) and Silent Night (2012).

42. Derek Baynham

Writer | Nickelodeon's Ho Ho Holiday Special

Derek Baynham was born on November 30, 1980 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is a director and producer, known for Nickelodeon's Ho Ho Holiday Special (2015), The Coppertop Flop Show (2013) and Just Kidding (2014). He was previously married to Vanessa Ray.

43. Kerry Shale

Actor | The Trip to Spain

Kerry Shale is a North American actor, based in London, England. He has worked on stage in the West End, the Royal Court and at the Royal National Theatre. His first film was Barbra Streisand's Yentl. Recent television work includes Showtime's Patrick Melrose. Recent films include Show Dogs and ...

44. Bob Nolan

Soundtrack | Close Encounters of the Third Kind

American singer-songwriter who appeared in a number of low-budget Westerns, but was most renowned as the leader of the singing group, The Sons of the Pioneers. The son of an Army officer, Nolan attended the University of Arizona after his father retired to that state. He studied music and poetry in...

45. Mychael Danna

Composer | Life of Pi

Mychael Danna is an Academy Award-winning film composer recognized for his evocative blending of non-western traditions with orchestral and electronic music. His highly awarded works include the Oscar-winning score for Ang Lee's Life of Pi (2012), and his many Genie Award-winning scores for ...

46. Paddy Stone

Actor | The Good Companions

Paddy Stone began his career with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in Manitoba. He was acclaimed for his performances on the London stage, including in "Annie Get Your Gun" in the 1950s. Stone teamed up with Irving Davies and Beryl Kaye to form a dance group called "Three's Company" that eventually toured...

47. Zack Werner

Self | Canadian Idol

Zack Werner was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor, known for Canadian Idol (2003), Catch a Christmas Star (2013) and Corner Gas (2004).

48. Monty Hall

Producer | Let's Make a Deal

Monty Hall was born Maurice Halperin on August 25, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba in 1945. He's the father of Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason, television writer/director Sharon Hall, and Emmy Award winner ...

49. Matthew Hannam

Editor | Enemy

Matthew Hannam was born on September 8, 1981 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is known for his work on Enemy (2013), James White (2015) and Swiss Army Man (2016).

50. Mike Kovac

Actor | Tin Star

Mike Kovac was born on July 18, 1984 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is known for his work on Tin Star (2017), Supernatural (2005) and Fake Blood (2017).


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