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Elon Musk
(CEO of Tesla)
Elon Musk
1028
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pretoria

Entrepreneur, engineer and industrial designer, Elon Musk, is famous as founder of the electronic payment firm PayPal, and the SpaceX spacecraft company. He is also the CEO of Tesla Motors. Elon Musk has plans to revolutionize transportation on earth as well as to space through futuristic technology.

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Keanu Reeves
(Canadian Actor Known for His Films: 'Speed', 'Point Break' and 'The Matrix' Film Series)
Keanu Reeves
174
Birthdate: September 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beirut

The star of John Wick, Speed and The Matrix films, Keanu Reeves has displayed his wide range as an actor, time and again. The humble Canadian actor has also famously given away his money to recognise the work of crew and to enable the production team to hire good actors.

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Ryan Reynolds
(One of the Highest-Grossing Actors of All Time Known for His Role of 'Deadpool' in ‘Marvel’ Films)
Ryan Reynolds
167
Birthdate: October 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vancouver
The charismatic Canadian-American actor and film producer, Ryan Reynolds is best known for his work in Deadpool, Green Lantern and The Proposal. The talented star, who was once named by People magazine as the Sexiest Man Alive, has also featured in a music video, acted in a web series, lent his voice to animation films and successfully ventured into business.
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 4 
The Weeknd
(Best Known for Singles "Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills")
The Weeknd
173
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto

One of the most successful Canadian recording artists, singer-songwriter, the Weeknd, holds several chart records and has won numerous awards, including three Grammy Awards. Despite a difficult childhood marred by drug abuse and violence, he persevered and worked hard to emerge as a beloved music star. He is actively involved in philanthropy.

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Drake
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists With the Most Top 10 Singles on the Billboard Hot 100)
Drake
183
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto

Drake soared to fame with his performance as Jimmy Brooks in the series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He then became a rap sensation with his platinum album Thank Me Later and his Grammy-winning quadruple platinum album Take Care. His track In My Feelings went viral with the global Kiki Challenge.

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Jim Carrey
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Energetic and Slapstick Performances)
Jim Carrey
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Birthdate: January 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newmarket

Canadian American actor, Jim Carrey worked as a janitor and a stand-up comedian at club and on stage before entering films and television. His big Hollywood break came with Ace Ventura: Pet Detective which catapulted him to comedy star status. His later films like The Truman Show and Bruce Almighty proved his versatility and won him critical and commercial success.

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Justin Bieber
(Singer-Songwriter and One of the Best-Selling Pop Music Artists of All Time)
Justin Bieber
367
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London

Canadian singer and songwriter Justin Bieber was discovered via YouTube and subsequently went on to become a teen pop sensation. By age 25 he became the youngest solo artist to achieve seven number-one albums in the US. Bieber has received many accolades, including a Grammy Award. He’s also had his share of controversies and run-in with the law.

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Rachel McAdams
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Mean Girls', 'The Notebook' and 'Spotlight')
Rachel McAdams
88
Birthdate: November 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London

Best known for her comedic and romantic film roles, Canadian actress Rachel McAdams is a very popular figure in Hollywood. Rising to fame in the 2000s, she has worked in many critically acclaimed movies. A socially responsible person, she believes in leading a lifestyle that is eco-friendly and sustainable. She is actively involved with several charities.

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Ryan Gosling
(Famous for His Roles in the Movies 'Notebook', 'La La Land' and The Big Short')
Ryan Gosling
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Birthdate: November 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London

Ryan Gosling began his career as a child actor and gained recognition as an adult after starring in the commercially successful film, The Notebook, in 2004. Half Nelson, The Ides of March, The Big Short, La La Land and Blade Runner are some of his other popular films. He is also a musician and his band is called Dead Man's Bones.

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Shawn Mendes
(Pop Singer & Songwriter Known for His Debut Studio Album 'Handwritten')
Shawn Mendes
133
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 8, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pickering

Canadian pop singer Shawn Mendes is known for catchy and soulful folk-pop songs. Stitches, Treat You Better, There's Nothing Holding Me Back, In My Blood, If I Can't Have You and Senorita are some of his popular and chartbuster songs. He was named by the Time Magazine in 2018 as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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Michael J. Fox
(Retired Actor, Activist & Philanthropist)
Michael J. Fox
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Birthdate: June 9, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edmonton

Beginning his career as a child star, actor Michael J. Fox went on to play more mature roles as a young adult and established himself firmly in Hollywood. His thriving career suffered a setback when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at just 29. Despite his health issues, he continues to act and advocates for Parkinson's disease research.

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Avril Lavigne
(Best Known for Album 'Let Go', The Best Selling Album of the 21st Century by a Canadian Artist)
Avril Lavigne
129
Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belleville

Success came early to Canadian singer and songwriter Avril Lavigne. At fourteen, she performed with Canadian icon, Shania Twain, and at sixteen, bagged a two-album recording contract with Arista Records. Her debut album Let Go released soon, became a huge success, made her a teen idol and earned Grammy Award nominations. With subsequent albums, her popularity has only increased.

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Celine Dion
(Canadian Singer Known for Her Songs: ‘My Heart Will Go On’ and ‘The Power of Love’)
Celine Dion
84
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charlemagne

Celine Dion is a Canadian singer renowned for her powerful voice. Having sold more than 200 million records worldwide, Dion is one of the best-selling singers ever. Widely regarded as one of the most influential pop singers of her generation, Celine Dion's works have inspired other popular singers, such as Christina Aguilera, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Katy Perry, and Ariana Grande.

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Nina Dobrev
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘The Vampire Diaries’)
Nina Dobrev
141
Birthdate: January 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sofia

Nina Dobrev is one of the most popular Canadian actresses. Apart from her acting career, she is also known for her activism and charity work. She uses her fame to support several charitable causes, such as Puma’s Project Pink. Also an enthusiastic volunteer, Dobrev takes part in social movements like WE movement, Me to We, and We Day.

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Brendan Fraser
(Best Known for His Role as 'Rick O'Connell' in 'The Mummy' Film Trilogy)
Brendan Fraser
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Birthdate: December 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis

Brendan Fraser is the quintessential comical action hero of Hollywood. As a result of the stunts performed by him in movies, he has had to undergo many surgeries, including a laminectomy and partial knee replacement. He is also a successful amateur photographer and serves on the board of directors for a non-profit humanitarian organization called FilmAid International.

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Shania Twain
(Singer Known for Her Album 'Come On Over')
Shania Twain
56
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Windsor

Widely regarded as the Queen of Country Pop, Shania Twain is the best-selling female artist in the history of country music, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide. She is also one of the best-selling music artists ever. According to Billboard, Shania Twain is the 13th Greatest Music Video Female Solo Artist ever.

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Cobie Smulders
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Robin Scherbatsky' in 'How I Met Your Mother')
Cobie Smulders
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Birthdate: April 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver

Cobie Smulders is one of the most recognized celebrities across the world, thanks to her role as Robin Scherbatsky in one of the most popular TV series of all time - How I Met Your Mother. She also serves as an inspiration to people suffering from cancer as she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer when she was 25 years old.

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William Shatner
(Famous for His Portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk in the 'Star Trek' Franchise)
William Shatner
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Birthdate: March 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montreal

Canadian actor, William Shatner, is best known for his roles in the television series Boston Legal, a legal drama for which he won two Emmy Awards and Star Trek, a science fiction adventure. He has also worked in many other sitcoms and films and has authored a number of science fiction novels. He is a singer and a spoken-word artist too.

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Wayne Gretzky
(One of the Greatest Ice Hockey Players in the History of the National Hockey League)
Wayne Gretzky
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brantford
Nicknamed "The Great One,” Wayne Gretzky is a four-time Stanley Cup Champion and a six-time All-Star record-breaker. The Hockey Hall of Fame inductee played for four NHL teams from 1979 to 1999, was the leading scorer in NHL history, and served as the head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes.
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Hayden Christensen
(Best Known for His Role of 'Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader' in the 'Star Wars' Prequel Trilogy Films)
Hayden Christensen
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Birthdate: April 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver

Canadian actor, Hayden Christensen, is best known for his role of Darth Vader in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith. However, many critics panned his acting in both the films. Shattered Glass, Awake, Jumper, Outcast, First Kill and The Last Man are some of his other notable films.

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Alex Trebek
(Game Show Host & Television Personality)
Alex Trebek
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Birthdate: July 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greater Sudbury
Died: November 8, 2020

An eminent television personality, Alex Trebek is best known for hosting the popular game show Jeopardy since it was revived in 1984. He has also hosted many other game shows, both in America and Canada. In February 1991, he became the first person to host three American game shows at the same time. He is currently undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer.

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Catherine O'Hara
(Actress Known for Her Comedy Series 'Second City Television' and 'Schitt's Creek')
Catherine O'Hara
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Birthdate: March 4, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto

Primetime Emmy-winning Canadian-American actor and comedian Catherine O'Hara soared to fame with the sketch-comedy show SCTV. She is known for her frequent appearances in the films of Tim Burton and Christopher Guest. She is the sister of singer Mary Margaret O'Hara and is herself a fairly decent singer.

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James Cameron
(Canadian Filmmaker Best Known for His Films: 'The Terminator', 'Titanic' and 'Avatar')
James Cameron
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Birthdate: August 16, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kapuskasing

Canadian film director, producer, and screenwriter James Cameron is best known for making science fiction and epic films. He is the co-founder of the production companies Lightstorm Entertainment and Digital Domain. Time magazine named him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2012. He is also an environmentalist.

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Christopher Plummer
(One of the Most Accomplished Actors of His Era andthe Oldest Person to Win an Academy Award)
Christopher Plummer
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Birthdate: December 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto
Died: February 5, 2021

Arguably the best Canadian actor of all time, Christopher Plummer is the only Canadian and one of the few actors to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting (winning Emmy, Tony, and Academy Award). He won the Academy Award at the age of 82, becoming the oldest person to do so. Not surprisingly, he is the most respected actor in Canada.

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Neve Campbell
(Canadian Actress who is Known for Her Work in the Drama and Horror Genres)
Neve Campbell
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Birthdate: October 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guelph

Neve Campbell impressed fans with her performance as Sidney in the Scream franchise. She is also known for her roles in the series Party of Five and House of Cards and the film Wild Things. A trained ballerina, Neve is mostly seen in films of the thriller or horror genre.

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Eugene Levy
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Film ‘A Mighty Wind’ and the Sitcom 'Schitt's Creek')
Eugene Levy
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Birthdate: December 17, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton

Mainly known for his comic roles, Canadian actor Eugene Levy has had a career spanning over six decades, with Splash, Father of the Bride, Waiting for Guffman, American Pie and American Pie 2 being some of his memorable films. He has also acted in television and found success with the hit series, Schitt's Creek. He is also a writer and director.

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Will Arnett
(Canadian Actor, Comedian and Producer Known for His Role as ‘Gob Bluth’ in the TV Series ‘Arrested Development’)
Will Arnett
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Birthdate: May 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto

Will Arnett is widely regarded as one of the most handsome and best-looking comedians of all time; he has been named in lists like Top 15 Sexiest Nerd Boys and The 20 Hottest New Faces in Comedy. Famous for his smooth baritone voice, Will is also a popular voice actor. In 2019, he became a Canada Walk of Fame inductee.

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Nathan Fillion
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Birthdate: March 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edmonton

Nathan Fillion is a Canadian-American actor who came into prominence after playing Malcolm Reynolds in the TV series Firefly. His popularity and style prompted public artist, Martin Firrell, to choose Fillion as his subject for two works of public art. Fillion is also credited with co-founding a non-profit organization, Kids Need to Read, along with author PJ Haarsma.

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Shay Mitchell
(Known for Her Role as ‘Emily Fields’ in the Thriller Drama Series ‘Pretty Little Liars’)
Shay Mitchell
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mississauga

Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress, entrepreneur, model, and author. She came into prominence after portraying Emily Fields in the teen drama TV series Pretty Little Liars. Also a philanthropist, Mitchell was an ardent supporter of the Somaly Mam Foundation until the non-profit organization ended its operations in 2014. She also works closely with organizations, such as The Trevor Project.

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Sandra Oh
(Actress)
Sandra Oh
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Birthdate: July 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ontario

A Canadian-American actress of Asian descent, Sandra Oh became the first Asian actress to win two Golden Globe awards and the first Asian woman to host the award ceremony. She is also the third actress of Asian origin to host the TV show, Saturday Night Live. In 2019, she was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.

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Evangeline Lilly
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Kate Austen’ in the TV Series ‘Lost’)
Evangeline Lilly
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Birthdate: August 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Saskatchewan

Evangeline Lilly is a Canadian actress who has played prominent roles in films like Ant-Man and the Wasp. Also a well-known humanitarian, Lilly has made numerous trips to Rwanda, where she has touched the lives of many, as part of her charity work. She has also worked with nonprofit organizations like GO Campaign and supports Task Brasil and Sierra Club.

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Norm MacDonald
(Canadian Stand-Up Comedian, Writer and Cast Member on the TV Show 'Saturday Night Live')
Norm MacDonald
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Birthdate: October 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quebec City
Died: September 14, 2021
Norm Macdonald began by writing for Roseanne. He then soared to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and became famous for his deadpan style of comedy. His other ventures include the podcast Norm Macdonald Live and the shows The Norm Show and Norm Macdonald Has a Show.
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Elisha Cuthbert
(Canadian Actress and Model Known for Role as ‘Kim Bauer’ in the TV Series ‘24’)
Elisha Cuthbert
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Birthdate: November 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Calgary
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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Leonard Cohen
(One of the Most Accomplished Canadian Folk-Rock Singer-Songwriters of His Generation)
Leonard Cohen
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westmount
Died: November 7, 2016

Leonard Cohen was one of the most popular Canadian celebrities of all time. After starting his career as a poet and novelist, Leonard went on to become a famous singer-songwriter, exploring themes like sexuality, religion, depression, and romantic relationships in his work. Leonard Cohen was one of the inspirations for Steven Clark and Matthew Bissonnette's 2002 film Looking for Leonard.

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Seth Rogen
(Actor and Comedian Popular for Starring in Films Like ‘Neighbors,’ and ‘Knocked Up’)
Seth Rogen
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Birthdate: April 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver

Canadian actor Seth Rogen established himself as a bankable and popular comic actor when he starred in Hollywood films Knocked Up in 2007 and Funny People in 2009. His other notable films are Steve Jobs, The Interview, Like Father, Long Shot and An American Pickle. He is active in raising awareness about Alzheimer's disease and is an open marijuana user.

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Katheryn Winnick
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Birthdate: December 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Etobicoke

Canadian actor Katheryn Winnick is best known for her multiple award-nominated performance as Lagertha in Vikings. Fans also loved her as Hannah Burley in Bones and as Christine "C.G." Gavin in Wu Assassins. She has guest-starred in numerous projects and has also appeared in many short films.

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Alanis Morisette
(Singer-Songwriter)
Alanis Morisette
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Birthdate: June 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ottawa

Alanis Morisette is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter and actress. Renowned for her mezzo-soprano voice, Morisette has been named by Rolling Stone as the Queen of Alt-Rock Angst. A recipient of 13 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, Morisette has released several successful albums, including Jagged Little Pill, which was named in Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list.

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Kiefer Sutherland
(Actor Best Known for His Role in the Fox Drama Series '24;)
Kiefer Sutherland
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Birthdate: December 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London

The son of famous Canadian actors, Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, Kiefer Sutherland followed in his parents' footsteps to become a famous actor. Apart from being a respected and decorated actor, Kiefer is also one of the controversy's favorite children, having been on the wrong side of the law several times.

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Michael Bublé
(Canadian Singer)
Michael Bublé
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burnaby

Michael Bublé is a Canadian record producer, singer, and songwriter. He gained international recognition after releasing his fourth studio album It's Time. Also known for his charity work, Michael Bublé was part of a charity concert where he pledged a donation of A$50,000 to those affected by the Black Saturday bushfires in Australia.

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Phil Hartman
(Former Member of the Comedy Group 'The Groundlings' and 'Saturday Night Live', Co-writer of 'Pee-wee's Big Adventure')
Phil Hartman
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Birthdate: September 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brantford
Died: May 28, 1998

Phil Hartman was a Canadian-American actor and comedian. He is credited with helping Paul Reubens develop his famous character, Pee-wee Herman, as part of his contribution to the popular comedy group The Groundlings. After he was murdered in 1998, Hartman was honored with several awards. In 2015, Rolling Stone named him one of the greatest Saturday Night Live cast members.

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Neil Young
(Rock Singer-Songwriter Famous As The 'Godfather of Grunge')
Neil Young
34
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 12, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto

One of rock and roll’s greatest songwriters and performers of all time, Neil Young has worked both solo as well with bands like Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. The Grammy award winning musician’s notable albums include After the Gold Rush, Harvest, Harvest Moon and Ragged Glory. He strongly backs environmental and disability issues too.

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Rocky Johnson
(Professional Wrestler and Father of Actor and Former WWE Wrestler Dwayne Johnson)
Rocky Johnson
34
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amherst
Died: January 15, 2020

The father of former WWE wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson, Rocky Johnson was a popular Canadian professional wrestler. He was the first black wrestler to win the Georgia Heavyweight Championship. He inspired several popular wrestlers, such as The Rock. He is also credited with helping wrestlers like Hulk Hogan establish themselves in the wrestling world.

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Cory Monteith
(Actor and Musician Known for His Role as ‘Finn Hudson’ in the TV Series ‘Glee’)
Cory Monteith
42
Birthdate: May 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary
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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Emily VanCamp
(Actress)
Emily VanCamp
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Birthdate: May 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Perry

Emily VanCamp is a Canadian actress best known for playing Sharon Carter / Agent 13 in superhero films like Captain America. Trained in tap dance, ballet, jazz, and hip-hop, VanCamp believes that she would have continued dancing had she not gone into acting. She also credits her training in dance with helping her through her action sequences in films.

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Stephen Amell
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Birthdate: May 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto

Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor who contributed to the commencement of the popular American media franchise The Arrowverse by portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow on the superhero television series Arrow. Also a well-known philanthropist, Stephen Amell has hosted several fundraising campaigns to benefit charity organizations, such as Fuck Cancer, Stand For The Silent, and Paws and Stripes.

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Donald Sutherland
(Canadian Actor With a Film Career Spanning Six Decades)
Donald Sutherland
27
Birthdate: July 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint John

Donald Sutherland is arguably the greatest Canadian actor of all time. In an illustrious career, that spans over more than five decades, Sutherland has played an influential role in both Canadian and American entertainment industries. He won an Academy Honorary Award in 2017 for his immense contribution to cinema. He is the father of actors Kiefer, Rossif, and Angus Sutherland.

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Joni Mitchell
(Famous for Her Studio Album 'Blue')
Joni Mitchell
21
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Macleod

Joni Mitchell is one of the most popular Canadian singer-songwriters. Widely regarded as one of the greatest songwriters of all time, her songs reflect her feelings about joy, romance, disillusionment, and confusion. Apart from being a musician, Joni is also a visual artist who designs most of her album covers. In fact, she calls herself a painter derailed by circumstance.  

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Rick Moranis
(Actor & Comedian)
Rick Moranis
30
Birthdate: April 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto

Rick Moranis is one of the most popular Canadian artists to make it big in the American film industry. Best known for playing father characters in children's films like Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Rick proved to be a great father off-screen as he took a long break from his career to take care of his children, after the death of his wife.

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Michael Cera
(Actor and Musician)
Michael Cera
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Birthdate: June 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brampton

Michael Cera is best known for his award-winning roles in Arrested Development, Superbad, and Juno. He has played voice roles, too. His work in theater earned him a Tony nomination. He has also toured as a bassist with an indie rock group and has released an album, True That.

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Georges St-Pierre
(One of the Greatest Fighters in the History of Mixed Martial Arts)
Georges St-Pierre
32
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quebec

Considered one of the greatest fighters in MMA history, Georges St-Pierre is a former professional mixed martial artist. Starting from 2008, he was named by Rogers Sportsnet as the Canadian Athlete of the Year for three consecutive years. When he defeated Michael Bisping at UFC 217, he became only the fourth fighter to be a multi-division champion in UFC history.

The nation boasts of a multiethnic population and is an amalgamation of different cultures, religions, and races as much of the population comprises immigrants from other nations who come to the country in search of better opportunities. And why would not they? After all Canada is one of the most developed nations and among the wealthiest in the world—this proves how hardworking and dedicated Canadians are! Canada is a pioneer in space technology and has produced astronauts like Roberta Bondar and Marc Garneau. Browse on to discover many more fascinating details about the famous people of Canada.