Famous People From Canada

There is no dearth of Canadian guys who hog the limelight in showbiz! Keanu Reeves, Justin Beiber, Ryan Gosling—the snowy country has produced so many hotties! However it would be wrong to assume that being a Canadian man is all about being handsome and hunky. For the record, Canada has produced some of the finest architects, scientists, philosophers, and economists along with Hollywood actors and pop stars. Canada is famous for its beautiful buildings that have been designed by architects like David Ewart, John Ostell, and Bruce Kuwabara. The nation is also known for its love of sports and has spawned many a famous sportsman among its citizens. In fact, it was a Canadian, James Naismith who invented the game of basketball.

Elon MuskElon Musk
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor)

28 June 1971

Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves

02 September 1964

Justin BieberJustin Bieber

01 March 1994

Ryan ReynoldsRyan Reynolds

23 October 1976

Shawn MendesShawn Mendes
(Singer & Songwriter)

08 August 1998

Jim CarreyJim Carrey

17 January 1962

Jordan PetersonJordan Peterson
(Clinical Psychologist)

12 June 1962

Ryan GoslingRyan Gosling

12 November 1980

John CandyJohn Candy
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter)

31 October 1950

Michael BubleMichael Bublé
(Singer-songwriter, Actor)

09 September 1975

James CameronJames Cameron

16 August 1954

Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox

09 June 1961

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Tommy ChongTommy Chong
(Comedian, Actor)

24 May 1938

Justin TrudeauJustin Trudeau
(23rd Prime Minister of Canada)

25 December 1971

Mike MyersMike Myers
(Actor, Comedian, Writer, Film Producer, Film Director)

25 May 1963

The WeekndThe Weeknd

16 February 1990

William ShatnerWilliam Shatner
(Actor, Producer)

22 March 1931

Georges St-PierreGeorges St-Pierre
(Mixed Martial Artist)

19 May 1981

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Christopher PlummerChristopher Plummer

13 December 1929

Neil YoungNeil Young
(Singer-Songwriter and Musician)

12 November 1945

Wayne Douglas GretzkyWayne Gretzky
(Ice Hockey Player)

26 January 1961

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland
(Actor, Director, Producer, Voice Actor)

21 December 1966

Phil HartmanPhil Hartman
(Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian)

24 September 1948

Eugene LevyEugene Levy
(Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director)

17 December 1946

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Seth RogenSeth Rogen
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Producer, Director)

15 April 1982

Hayden ChristensenHayden Christensen
(Actor, Voice Actor)

19 April 1981

Alex TrebekAlex Trebek
(American-Canadian television personality)

22 July 1940

David FosterDavid Foster

01 November 1949

Tristan ThompsonTristan Thompson
(Basketball Player)

13 March 1991

Nathan FillionNathan Fillion

27 March 1971

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Will ArnettWill Arnett

04 May 1970

Howie MandelHowie Mandel
(Actor, Comedian)

29 November 1955

Donald SutherlandDonald Sutherland

17 July 1935

Chris BenoitChris Benoit
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)

21 May 1967

Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
(Inventor of Telephone)

03 March 1847

Christopher Paul NeilChristopher Paul Neil
(Convicted Child Molester)

06 February 1975

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Bryan AdamsBryan Adams

05 November 1959

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen

21 September 1934

Jacob TremblayJacob Tremblay
(Child Actor)

05 October 2006

Corey HaimCorey Haim

23 December 1971

Michael CeraMichael Cera

07 June 1988

Finn WolfhardFinn Wolfhard
(Actor, Musician)

23 December 2002

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Stephen AmellStephen Amell

08 May 1981

Rocky JohnsonRocky Johnson
(Professional Wrestler)

24 August 1944

Steve NashSteve Nash

07 February 1974

Pablo SchreiberPablo Schreiber

26 April 1978

Cory MonteithCory Monteith

11 May 1982

Patrick J. AdamsPatrick J. Adams

27 August 1981

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Sidney CrosbySidney Crosby
(Ice Hockey Player)

07 August 1987

Taylor KitschTaylor Kitsch

08 April 1981

John RobertsJohn Roberts

15 November 1956

Adonis StevensonAdonis Stevenson
(Professional Boxer)

22 September 1977

Joshua JacksonJoshua Jackson

11 June 1978

Rick MoranisRick Moranis
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter & Musician)

18 April 1953

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Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen

11 February 1926

Roddy PiperRoddy Piper

17 April 1954

Tory LanezTory Lanez

27 July 1992

Pierre TrudeauPierre Trudeau
(15th Prime Minister of Canada)

18 October 1919

Paul Albert AnkaPaul Anka
(Singer, Songwriter)

30 July 1941

Robert HerjavecRobert Herjavec
(Business People)

14 September 1962

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Martin ShortMartin Short

26 March 1950

Jeff HealeyJeff Healey

25 March 1966

Robbie AmellRobbie Amell

21 April 1988

Avan Jogia Avan Jogia

09 February 1992


05 January 1981

Denis VilleneuveDenis Villeneuve
(Film Director, Screenwriter, Playwright)

03 October 1967

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Rubin CarterRubin Carter

06 May 1937

Kris WuKris Wu
(Actor, model, singer)

06 November 1990

Chad KroegerChad Kroeger

15 November 1974

Connor McDavidConnor McDavid
(Ice Hockey Player)

13 January 1997

Drew ScottDrew Scott
(Actor, Realtor)

28 April 1978

Owen HartOwen Hart
(Professional Wrestler)

07 May 1965

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Russell PetersRussell Peters
(Comedian, Actor and Producer)

29 September 1970

Andrew WigginsAndrew Wiggins
(Basketball Player)

23 February 1995

Glenn FordGlenn Ford

01 May 1916

Jason PriestleyJason Priestley
(Actor, Director)

28 August 1969

Robert PicktonRobert Pickton
(Serial killer)

24 October 1949

Gordon LightfootGordon Lightfoot
(Singer, Songwriter)

17 November 1938

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Henry LauHenry Lau

11 October 1989

Linus SebastianLinus Sebastian
(CEO of Linus Media Group)

20 August 1986

Steven PinkerSteven Pinker
(Psychologist, Linguists)

18 September 1954