Canadian Celebrities Born In February

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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, Canada

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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Leslie Nielsen
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Films: ‘Forbidden Planet’, ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ and ‘Airplane!’)
Leslie Nielsen
16
Birthdate: February 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Regina, Canada
Died: November 28, 2010

Leslie Nielsen was a Canadian actor who played more than 220 characters, appearing in over 150 television programs and 100 films in a career that spanned 60 years. In the latter part of his career, he gained recognition as a comedian and went on to become one of the most popular Canadian comedians of his generation.

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Steve Nash
(Former Canadian Basketball Player, Coach and 8-Time NBA All-Star Winner)
Steve Nash
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Canadian national Steve Nash is a basketball coach and a former player. Known for his playmaking skills, he played for Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers in America’s coveted National Basketball Association. He also played for the Canadian national men’s team from 1991 to 2003. He became the head coach of Brooklyn Nets of NBA in September 2020.

 4 
Tara Strong
(Voice Actor)
Tara Strong
25
Birthdate: February 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tara Strong has voiced countless animated characters, such as Dil Pickles in Rugrats, Bubbles in The Powerpuff Girls, and Twilight Sparkle in My Little Pony. She has also voiced for video games such as Mortal Kombat X. She now runs VoiceStarz, a company that helps people build careers in voice-acting.
 5 
Andrew Wiggins
(Canadian Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a 'Small Forward')
Andrew Wiggins
21
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Thornhill, Canada
Canadian basketball player Andrew Wiggins was initially drafted by the NBA team Cleveland Cavaliers and then traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He won the NBA Rookie of the Year playing with the Timberwolves. He was also named Mr. Basketball USA and the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2013.
 6 
Avan Jogia
(Actor Known for His Role in the Series: 'Victorious', 'Ghost Wars' and 'Caprica')
Avan Jogia
37
Birthdate: February 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Avan Jogia is a Canadian actor and singer. He gained recognition with his performance in the American biographical TV film A Girl Like Me. Also an activist, Jogia co-founded Straight But Not Narrow, a non-profit organization which aims at changing the viewpoints of straight people about the LGBTQ community. Not surprisingly, he is loved and respected within the LGBT community.

 7 
Lorne Greene
(Actor, Radio Personality and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Ben Cartwright’ in TV Series ‘Bonanza’)
Lorne Greene
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Birthdate: February 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Died: September 11, 1987

Canadian actor, radio personality, and singer, Lorne Greene, is remembered for his appearance in the original science-fiction TV series, Battlestar Galactica. As a young man, he studied to become a chemical engineer. However, he quit engineering for a career in entertainment. He was successful both as a radio personality and an actor in a career spanning almost five decades.

 8 
Nora Fatehi
(Actress, Model, and Producer Known for Her Work in the Indian Film Industry)
Nora Fatehi
136
Birthdate: February 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nora Fatehi is a popular figure in the Indian film industry. Although born and raised in Canada. Nora has worked in Malayalam, Telugu, and Hindi language films. She was part of one of the highest-grossing Indian films ever - Baahubali: The Beginning. Apart from appearing in films, she has also made a mark in the TV industry.

 9 
Dorothy Stratten
(Canadian Former Actress and Model Who was Killed by Her Estranged Husband Paul Snider)
Dorothy Stratten
16
Birthdate: February 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: August 14, 1980

Dorothy Stratten was a Canadian model, actress, and Playboy Playmate. Renowned for her beauty, Stratten was adjudged the Playboy Playmate of the Year in 1980 before she was killed by her estranged husband Paul Snider at the age of 20. Her relationship with Snider and her death inspired films, such as Death of a Centerfold and Star 80.

 10 
Rae Dawn Chong
(Actress)
Rae Dawn Chong
11
Birthdate: February 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
 11 
George A. Romero
(Film Director Known for His Iconic Horror Films: ‘Night of the Living Dead’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead’)
George A. Romero
7
Birthdate: February 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 16, 2017

Legendary horror filmmaker George A. Romero is best known for his Night of the Living Dead series and for popularizing the zombie film genre. He also gained fame for his collaborations with horror novelist Stephen King, the most notable of them being the film version of King’s novel The Dark Half.

 12 
Victor Webster
10
Birthdate: February 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Calgary

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.

 13 
Rachelle Lefevre
(Actress known for her portrayal of the vampire Victoria in the Twilight Saga)
Rachelle Lefevre
12
Birthdate: February 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
 14 
Tracy Spiridakos
(Actress)
Tracy Spiridakos
6
Birthdate: February 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
 15 
Brooke D'Orsay
(Actress)
Brooke D'Orsay
4
Birthdate: February 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 16 
John Vernon
(Canadian Actor Best Known for His Films: ‘Animal House’, ‘Dirty Harry’ and ‘The Outlaw Josey Wales’)
John Vernon
3
Birthdate: February 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zehner, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: February 1, 2005

Born to Polish immigrants, Canadian actor John Vernon made waves in Hollywood with his roles of figures of authority, such as doctors and academics, in films. Known for films such as Animal House and Dirty Harry, he had also lent his voice to many series and video games.

 17 
Michael Ironside
(Canadian Film Director, Producer, Actor, and Screenwriter)
Michael Ironside
5
Birthdate: February 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Michael Ironside is a Canadian film director, producer, actor, and screenwriter. He achieved popularity in 1984, when he played a cynical anti-hero named Ham Tyler in the popular TV series, V: The Final Battle. Michael Ironside has also played important roles in popular films like Top Gun, Total Recall, and The Machinist.

 18 
Enrico Colantoni
(Actor Best Known for His Roles in the Sitcom ‘Just Shoot Me!’ and the TV Series ‘Veronica Mars')
Enrico Colantoni
2
Birthdate: February 14, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Enrico Colantoni is a Canadian actor and director best known for his role in the sitcom Just Shoot Me! He received his training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Yale School of Drama. He began his career as an actor in the 1980s and appeared in a string of successful TV series. He is also a director. 

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Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Actor, Singer-songwriter, Visual artist, Record producer, Composer)
Buffy Sainte-Marie
4
Birthdate: February 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Piapot, Canada

Known for her music that showcases the issues of Native Americans, Canadian-American singer Buffy Sainte-Marie became the first person from any indigenous community to win an Oscar, with the song Up Where We Belong. She had also been blacklisted by many radio stations earlier due to her activism.

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Lois Maxwell
(Actress known for her portrayal of Miss Moneypenny in James Bond films)
Lois Maxwell
3
Birthdate: February 14, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Died: September 29, 2007
 21 
Conrad Bain
(Television Actor)
Conrad Bain
6
Birthdate: February 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lethbridge, Canada
Died: January 14, 2013
 22 
Gail Kim
(Wrestler)
Gail Kim
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 23 
Lochlyn Munro
(Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘A Night at the Roxbury’, ‘Scary Movie’ and ‘Freddy vs. Jason’)
Lochlyn Munro
13
Birthdate: February 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lac la Hache, Canada

Lochlyn Munro is a Canadian actor known for playing important roles in films like A Night at the Roxbury, Freddy vs. Jason, Scary Movie, and White Chicks. Munro is also known for his work on TV, appearing in series, such as Northwood, Charmed, and Riverdale.

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Kim Coates
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Series: 'Sons of Anarchy' and 'Bad Blood')
Kim Coates
4
Birthdate: February 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
Canadian-American actor Kim Coates is best known as Alexander "Tig" Trager from the series Sons of Anarchy. He also played Stanley Kowalski in the Broadway play A Streetcar Named Desire and appeared as Macbeth at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. He is also associated with the non-profit One Heart Source.
 25 
Gordon Downie
(Former Lead singer of rock band The Tragically Hip, a group that has received more than ten JUNO Awards)
Gordon Downie
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amherstview, Canada
Died: October 17, 2017
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Matthew Knight
14
Birthdate: February 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
 27 
Tanaya Beatty
(Actress)
Tanaya Beatty
5
Birthdate: February 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Tanaya Beatty is a Canadian actress known for playing important roles in TV series like True Justice, Arctic Air, and The Night Shift. Apart from being an actress, Beatty has also exhibited an interest in social work; she has received a certificate from a program concerning social work.

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Eugenie Bouchard
(Canadian Professional Tennis Player)
Eugenie Bouchard
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 29 
John Saunders
(Canadian-American Sports Journalist)
John Saunders
5
Birthdate: February 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: August 10, 2016

John Saunders was a sports journalist who worked for the popular cable sports channel ESPN from 1986 to 2016. During his career, Saunders anchored important events, such as the 1995 World Series of Major League Baseball (MLB). His book Playing Hurt: My Journey from Despair to Hope was published posthumously.

 30 
Phil Esposito
(The First Ice Hockey Player to Score More Than 100 Points in a Season)
Phil Esposito
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
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Jamal Murray
(Basketball Player)
Jamal Murray
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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Henry Czerny
(Canadian Actor Best Known for his Roles in the Films: 'Mission: Impossible' and 'The Pink Panther')
Henry Czerny
3
Birthdate: February 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Henry Czerny is a Canadian actor best known for playing Conrad Grayson in the American drama television series, Revenge. Considered a character actor, Czerny often plays bureaucratic, authoritative, or villainous characters. A multi-talented personality, Henry Czerny also has several other interests, such as carpentry, crafting, photography, and travel.

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Steven Stamkos
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Centre)
Steven Stamkos
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Markham, Ontario, Canada
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Eric Lindros
(Canadian Former Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Eric Lindros
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
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Meg Tilly
(Actress)
Meg Tilly
10
Birthdate: February 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA

Meg Tilly is an actress best known for her role in the drama mystery film Agnes of God, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She began her career as a dancer and eventually took up acting roles. She loves to write as a hobby and is the author of many novels. 

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Anna Hopkins
(Actress)
Anna Hopkins
2
Birthdate: February 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Katherine Barrell
(Actress)
Katherine Barrell
4
Birthdate: February 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 38 
Luc Robitaille
(Canadian–American Professional Ice Hockey Executive and Former Player)
Luc Robitaille
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 39 
Don Cherry
(Former Ice Hockey Player and Co-Host of the NHL Broadcast 'Coach's Corner')
Don Cherry
4
Birthdate: February 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kingston, Canada
If you’re an NHL fan, you must be knowing the name Don Cherry. He had a long hockey career, but he played only one NHL game -the majority of his games came at the AHL. He later gained fame as a co-host of CBS' Coach's Corner. Don Cherry is known for his outspoken opinions, and the knack for inviting controversies.
 40 
Brett Dier
(Canadian Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Michael Cordero Jr.’ in the TV Series ‘Jane the Virgin’)
Brett Dier
11
Birthdate: February 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, Canada
Canadian actor Brett Dier is best known as Michael Cordero Jr. from the popular series Jane the Virgin. Fans also loved him in the Canadian series The L.A. Complex and Bomb Girls, and as C.B. in the sitcom Schooled. He has appeared in several TV movies, too.
 41 
Marc Garneau
(Astronaut, Engineer, Politician)
Marc Garneau
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quebec City

Distinguished Canadian politician, Marc Garneau, began his career as a naval officer and while in service became the first Canadian to travel to the outer space, eventually becoming the President of Canadian Space Agency. Elected to the Parliament as a member of the Liberal Party, he was named Minister of Transport in 2015 and Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2021.

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Aviva Mongillo
(Canadian Pop Singer and Actress)
Aviva Mongillo
3
Birthdate: February 6, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ontario
 43 
Fefe Dobson
(Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Musician, Model)
Fefe Dobson
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Scarborough
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Stephen McHattie
(Actor)
Stephen McHattie
2
Birthdate: February 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
 45 
Atiba Hutchinson
(Canadian Professional Soccer Player Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Atiba Hutchinson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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Molly Burke
(Canadian Activist and Motivational Speaker)
Molly Burke
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, as retinal disability that causes loss of vision, at age 4, Molly Burke went almost blind at age 14. Now a popular motivational speaker, she has a huge fan base on YouTube, has represented The Foundation Fighting Blindness Canada, and has also launched an audiobook.

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Henri Richard
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Player Who Played Centre)
Henri Richard
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: March 6, 2020
 48 
Brent Gretzky
(Ice hockey player)
Brent Gretzky
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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Aaron Ekblad
(Canadian Ice-Hockey Defenseman)
Aaron Ekblad
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Canadian ice-hockey defenseman Aaron Ekblad has been an alternate captain for the NHL team Florida Panthers. He has previously had a successful stint with the Ontario Hockey League. He won the 2015 World Championship and the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament with the Canadian squad.

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Brittany Raymond
(Canadian Actor, Dancer, and Scriptwriter)
Brittany Raymond
3
Birthdate: February 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ontario, Canada