Famous People Born In Calgary

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Cory Monteith
(Actor and Musician Known for His Role as ‘Finn Hudson’ in the TV Series ‘Glee’)
Cory Monteith
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Birthdate: May 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 13, 2013

A talented young man whose life was snatched away too soon, Cory Monteith was a Canadian actor, singer, and musician who rose to fame after playing a role in the TV show ‘Glee.’ Despite being a great actor, he had a troubled life involving substance abuse and alcoholism that eventually caused his death at the age of 31.

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Elisha Cuthbert
(Canadian Actress and Model Known for Role as ‘Kim Bauer’ in the TV Series ‘24’)
Elisha Cuthbert
41
Birthdate: November 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Elisha Cuthbert is best known as Kim Bauer from 24, Darcie Goldberg from Old School, and Danielle from The Girl Next Door. She was a foot model at 9. Her other notable projects include the remake of House of Wax, The Ranch on Netflix, and Happy Endings on ABC.
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Bret Hart
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time - A Member of the Hart Wrestling Family)
Bret Hart
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer

Bret Hart is a Canadian-American former professional wrestler. Regarded as one of the all-time greats, Bret Hart was one of the most popular and important WWF wrestlers during the promotion's New Generation Era. In 1996, he was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame. He is amongst the seven people who have entered the WWE Hall of Fame twice

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Owen Hart
(Professional Wrestler)
Owen Hart
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 23, 1999
Owen Hart, also known as “The Golden Nugget” and “Blue Blazer,” was part of the Hart wrestling family. He had won several titles, such as the WWF Intercontinental Championship and the WWF World Tag Team Championship. He died in an equipment malfunction accident at the 1999 WWF Over the Edge.
 5 
Natalya Neidhart
(First Woman in WWE History to Hold Both the Divas Championship and the SmackDown Women's Championship)
Natalya Neidhart
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini

Natalya Neidhart is a Canadian-American wrestler and columnist. She is best known for her appearances in WWE, where she is one of the most important members of the women's division. She is the first female wrestler to hold both the SmackDown Women's Championship and the Divas Championship in the history of WWE.

 6 
Jessica Parker Kennedy
(Canadian Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Melissa Glaser’ in the TV Series ‘The Secret Circle’)
Jessica Parker Kennedy
10
Birthdate: October 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra

Canadian actress Jessica Parker Kennedy is best known for playing Melissa Glaser in the CW series The Secret Circle. She began her acting career when she was in her late teens and played a few minor roles in TV shows during her initial years as an actress. She gained widespread popularity following her role in The Secret Circle.

 7 
Tate McRae
(Canadian Pop Singer-Songwriter and Dancer)
Tate McRae
46
Birthdate: July 1, 2003
Sun Sign: Cancer

Tate McRae became a budding pop star even before she graduated. She started her musical journey at the age of thirteen and since then there has been no stopping. She hogged the limelight for her song One Day. She topped TikTok and Billboard with her single, You Broke Me First. She has also choreographed rseveral music videos and television shows.

 8 
Steven Ogg
(Actor)
Steven Ogg
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Birthdate: November 4, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Steven Ogg is a Canadian actor known for his roles in popular TV series like The Walking Dead, Westworld, Law & Order, and Better Call Saul. He is also renowned for voicing Trevor Philips in the popular video game Grand Theft Auto V, for which he received several award nominations, including a nomination for the prestigious British Academy Games Award.

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Todd McFarlane
(Canadian Comic-Book-Creator, Artist, Writer, Best Known as the Creator of the Popular Spawn Comics)
Todd McFarlane
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces

Todd McFarlane is a Canadian writer, artist, comic book creator, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. Renowned for his artistic work on The Amazing Spider-Man, Todd became a comic book superstar during the 1980s and 1990s for his work on the Spider-Man franchise. As an entrepreneur, Todd McFarlane is credited with founding Todd McFarlane Productions and its subsidiary McFarlane Toys.

 10 
Jinder Mahal
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Jinder Mahal
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Fikayo Tomori
(Football Centre-back)
Fikayo Tomori
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Tegan and Sara
(Indie Pop Singers)
Tegan and Sara
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
 13 
Victor Webster
10
Birthdate: February 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Victor Webster is a Canadian actor known for playing important roles in TV series like Days of Our Lives. A trained kickboxer, who studied martial arts during his teenage years, Webster portrays characters that require him to perform stunts with ease. Also known for his good looks, Webster was named in People magazine's 50 Most Eligible Bachelors list in 2002.

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James Gosling
(Programmer, Inventor, Computer scientist)
James Gosling
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus

James Gosling earned the nickname Dr. Java after he revolutionized the world of computer programming with his Java programming language. The Carnegie Mellon alumnus has had a 26-year stint with Sun Microsystems. The computer nerd has a picture of the first 1000 digits of √2 framed in his office.

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Nate Burleson
(Football Commentator)
Nate Burleson
3
Birthdate: August 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Cody Ko
(YouTuber)
Cody Ko
9
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: November 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Canadian YouTuber Cody Ko initially gained fame on Vine. He has been part of the comedy-rap duo Tiny Meat Gang, with Noel Miller. He soared to fame with the viral hashtag #6secondauditions, has co-hosted a Shorty Award-winning podcast, and has been part of The Real Bros of Simi Valley.
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Ted Cruz
(United States Senator from Texas)
Ted Cruz
102
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Ted Cruz is the US Senator from Texas since 2013. He also made a bid for the presidential office in 2016 when he threw in his hat for the nominee from the Republican party but ended as a runner-up and later on endorsed the Republican party candidate Donald Trump, who was ultimately elected President. 

 18 
Pierre Poilievre
(Canadian politician who has served as a member of Parliament since 2004)
Pierre Poilievre
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
 19 
Erica Durance
(Canadian Actress)
Erica Durance
1
Birthdate: June 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Garrett Camp
(Innovator & Entrepreneurs)
Garrett Camp
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: October 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra

Tech magnate Garrett Camp made headlines in 2020 when he quit his position of board director of Uber, a company co-founded by him, to focus on its product strategy. Camp has also formed companies such as StumbleUpon and the start-up incubator Expa Labs, and is part of The Giving Pledge.

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Cale Makar
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Defenceman)
Cale Makar
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Tyson Kidd
(Canadian Retired Professional Wrestler)
Tyson Kidd
28
Birthdate: July 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Melissa O'Neil
(Singer, Actress)
Melissa O'Neil
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Birthdate: July 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Taylor Hall
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Left Winger)
Taylor Hall
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Paul Gross
(Known for His Lead Role as Constable Benton Fraser in the Television Series ‘Due South')
Paul Gross
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Birthdate: April 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus

Paul Gross is a Canadian actor, director, producer, writer, and musician. He is best known for his association with the popular TV series Due South; in addition to playing the lead role of Constable Benton Fraser in the series, Gross also wrote and executive produced some of the episodes. Over the years, he has won many awards including Gemini Awards.

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Jann Arden
(Famous for her Signature Ballads, "Could I Be Your Girl" & "Insensitive")
Jann Arden
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
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Brennan Elliott
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Dr. Nick Biancavilla’ in the Lifetime Medical Drama Series ‘Strong Medicine’)
Brennan Elliott
5
Birthdate: March 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries

Brennan Elliott is a Canadian actor well-known for his portrayal of Dr. Nick Biancavilla in the medical drama series, Strong Medicine. After playing noteworthy roles in several Canadian TV series, Brennan Elliott went on to make a mark in the American entertainment industry by appearing in films like Curse of Chucky and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.

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Owen Hargreaves
(Canadian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Owen Hargreaves
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Mark Rypien
(Former American Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Mark Rypien
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 2, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Canadian-born American Mark Rypien is a former NFL quarterback who has had a successful stint with the team Washington Redskins, leading them to two Super Bowl wins. He became the Super Bowl XXVI MVP and was the first Canadian-born player to achieve the feat. He is also an avid golfer.
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Lanny Poffo
(Canadian-American Professional Wrestler and Motivational Speaker)
Lanny Poffo
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Lanny Poffo is a Canadian-American motivational speaker, professional wrestler, actor, and poet. Over the years, Poffo has appeared in popular wrestling promotions like All-South Wrestling Alliance, National Wrestling Alliance, Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling, International Championship Wrestling, Mid-South Wrestling, Continental Wrestling Association, World Wrestling Federation (WWF), and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Poffo is a four-time ICW United States Tag Team Champion.

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Diana Hart
(Model, Writer)
Diana Hart
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 8, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
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Kiesza
(Canadian Multi-Instrumentalist and Singer)
Kiesza
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Davey Boy Smith Jr.
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Davey Boy Smith Jr.
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Kaillie Humphries
(Canadian-American Bobsledder)
Kaillie Humphries
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Priya Banerjee
(Actress)
Priya Banerjee
2
Birthdate: April 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Earle Birney
(Canadian Novelist and Poet)
Earle Birney
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 13, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 3, 1995

Earle Birney was a Canadian novelist and poet. He is best remembered for winning the prestigious Governor General's Award on two occasions. In 1953, he was also honored with the Lorne Pierce Medal for his immense contribution to Canadian literature and poetry.

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Jordan Connor
(Canadian Actor Known for His TV Series: ‘Riverdale’, ‘Looking for Alaska’, ‘Hospital Show’ and ‘Nurses')
Jordan Connor
4
Birthdate: September 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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William Nylander
(Swedish Professional Ice Hockey Right Winger)
William Nylander
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Jessalyn Wanlim
(Actress, Model)
Jessalyn Wanlim
1
Birthdate: September 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
 40 
Greyston Holt
(Actor)
Greyston Holt
1
Birthdate: September 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Darren Espanto
(Filipino-Canadian Singer, Actor, and Director)
Darren Espanto
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 24, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini

Darren Espanto is a Filipino-Canadian actor and singer best known for his cover songs. He achieved popularity after appearing in the popular Philippine reality singing TV competition, The Voice Kids. Over the years, Darren Espanto has received several prestigious awards, such as Awit Awards, Box Office Entertainment Awards, Myx Music Awards, Wish Music Awards, and PMPC Star Awards for Music

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Teddy Hart
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Teddy Hart
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Canadian professional wrestler, Teddy Hart, currently wrestles on the independent circuit. Previously, he was involved with the Major League Wrestling (MLW) as the leader of The Hart Foundation. He has also wrestled for AAA, Jersey All Pro Wrestling, and Dragon Gate USA. He has mentored several young wrestlers and operates a wrestling school in Edmonton where he trains aspiring wrestlers. 

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Andrew Phung
(Role as Kimchee Han on the CBC Television sitcom Kim's Convenience)
Andrew Phung
1
Birthdate: January 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Jamie Salé
(Canadian Former Competitive Pair Skater)
Jamie Salé
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Rhiannon Fish
(Canadian-Australian Actress)
Rhiannon Fish
2
Birthdate: March 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Lindsay Ell
(Singer)
Lindsay Ell
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces

Canadian country singer Lindsay Ell is best known for her Billboard-topping album The Project. Calgary-born Ell learned to play the guitar while traveling to country music camps with her father. Her hit tracks such as I Don’t Love You and What Happen In a Small Town later catapulted her to fame.

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Taylor Henrich
(Canadian Ski Jumper)
Taylor Henrich
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Mike Soroka
(Baseball player)
Mike Soroka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Peter Watts
(Science Fiction Author Who Specializes in Hard Science Fiction)
Peter Watts
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Hakeem Dawodu
(Canadian Mixed Martial Artist)
Hakeem Dawodu
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)