Canadian Celebrities Born In April

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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, Canada

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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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, Canada

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.

 3 
Hayden Christensen
(Best Known for His Role of 'Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader' in the 'Star Wars' Prequel Trilogy Films)
Hayden Christensen
62
Birthdate: April 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

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.

 4 
Simu Liu
(Known for His Portrayal in the film Shang-Chi)
Simu Liu
61
Birthdate: April 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harbin, China

Born in China, Simu Liu moved to Canada at 5. A business administration graduate, he took to acting after being laid off by Deloitte. Trained in martial arts, he initially found work as a stunt man. He is best known for his Canadian Screen Award-nominated role in Blood and Water.

 5 
Rick Moranis
(Actor & Comedian)
Rick Moranis
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Birthdate: April 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

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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Seth Rogen
(Actor and Comedian Popular for Starring in Films Like ‘Neighbors,’ and ‘Knocked Up’)
Seth Rogen
84
Birthdate: April 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

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.

 7 
Roddy Piper
(Canadian Professional Wrestler and Actor)
Roddy Piper
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
Died: July 31, 2015

Canadian professional wrestler, amateur boxer, and actor, Roddy Piper, is best remembered for his work with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).  He headlined multiple PPV events and hosted the popular WWF interview segment Piper's Pit. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005. He also appeared in a few films and TV shows.

 8 
Robbie Amell
(Actor and Producer Best Known for His Role as ‘Stephen Jameson’ on the CW Series ‘The Tomorrow People’)
Robbie Amell
31
Birthdate: April 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Robbie Amell is a Canadian-American actor who became a US citizen, along with his wife Italia Ricci, after moving to Los Angeles. Also a producer, Robbie has played an important role in many Canadian film productions. An ice hockey enthusiast, Robbie is currently a fan of the Los Angeles Kings, although he supported the Toronto Maple Leafs while growing up.

 9 
Mac DeMarco
(Canadian Singer-Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist and Producer)
Mac DeMarco
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Duncan, Canada

Canadian singer Mac DeMarco is best known as the pioneer of the blue wave or slacker rock type of music. He described his music as jizz jazz. A multi-instrumentalist, too, he is skilled in the guitar, the drums, and the keyboards. He is fond of vintage musical equipment.

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Jay Baruchel
(Actor Known for His Roles in Comedy Movies “Knocked Up,” “Tropic Thunder” and “The Trotsky”)
Jay Baruchel
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Birthdate: April 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Jay Baruchel is best known as Josh Greenberg from the series Man Seeking Woman and as Steven Karp from Undeclared. Fans also loved him in films such as The Trotsky, She's Out of My League, and The Hangover. He voiced Hiccup in the How to Train Your Dragon films. 
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Taylor Kitsch
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Birthdate: April 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kelowna

Taylor Kitsch is a Canadian model and actor. Having played important roles in popular films like Battleship and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Taylor Kitsch serves as an inspiration to many aspiring actors as he managed to establish himself despite suffering from childhood problems, such as the separation of his parents at the age of one.

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Ryan Stiles
(Best Known for his TV Show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?')
Ryan Stiles
13
Birthdate: April 22, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Ryan Stiles is an American-Canadian comedian and actor. Stiles, whose forte is improvisational comedy, is known for his work in the TV series Whose Line Is It Anyway? Also known for his charity work, Stiles has been working hard to raise fund for children with burn injuries. Since 2009, he has raised over $500,000 for a foundation called the Burned Children Recovery Center.

 13 
Tricia Helfer
(Canadian-American Actress Best Known for Her Role on the Sci-Fi Television Show 'Battlestar Galactica')
Tricia Helfer
13
Birthdate: April 11, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Donalda, Canada

Tricia Helfer is a Canadian actress and model. She gained international fame after portraying the enigmatic Cylon model Number Six in the Battlestar Galactica TV series. She began her career as a model and won the Ford Models' Supermodel of the World contest in 1992. Later on, she quit modeling to pursue a full-time acting career. 

 14 
Stephen Harper
(Former Prime Minister of Canada (2006 - 2015))
Stephen Harper
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leaside, Toronto, Canada

Stephen Harper is a Canadian politician and economist. From 2006 to 2015, Harper served as the prime minister of Canada. In 2019, he was made the Companion of the Order of Canada for his service to the nation and for his illustrious career in politics.

 15 
Sebastian Bach
(Heavy Metal Vocalist and Frontman of the Rock Band ‘Skid Row’)
Sebastian Bach
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Freeport, The Bahamas

Sebastian Bach is a singer-songwriter best known for his association with American heavy metal band, Skid Row, where he served as frontman from 1987 to 1996. Known for his high-pitched singing style, Sebastian Bach underwent singing-related hernia surgery in 2017; it was later said that the surgery was required as he literally screamed his guts out.

 16 
Mackenzie Davis
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Smashed’, ‘Breathe In’, ‘The F Word’ and ‘That Awkward Moment’)
Mackenzie Davis
35
Birthdate: April 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Mackenzie Davis is a Canadian actress who made headlines after being cast in the popular science-fiction film Terminator: Dark Fate. In the film, she played a super soldier from the future. Mackenzie Davis serves as an inspiration to many young aspiring actors and actresses from Canada.

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Drew Scott
(Actor, Realtor)
Drew Scott
10
Birthdate: April 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Drew Scott is best known for hosting Property Brothers and Buying and Selling with his twin brother, Jonathan. The twins are also owners of the brands Scott Living and Dream Homes, and have founded Scott Brothers Entertainment, with another bother. An avid philanthropist, he was named a "Habitat Humanitarian."
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Mary Pickford
(One of the Most Popular Actresses of the 1910s and 1920s)
Mary Pickford
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Birthdate: April 8, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: May 29, 1979

Academy Award-winning Canadian-American actor Gladys Marie Smith, better known by her pseudonym, Mary Pickford, was also one of the co-founders of Pickford–Fairbanks Studios and United Artists. She and 35 others co-founded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She was also known as "America's Sweetheart" of silent films.

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Lindy Booth
(Actor)
Lindy Booth
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Birthdate: April 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oakville
 20 
Sarah Jeffery
(Canadian Actress, Singer, and Dancer Known for Her TV Series: ‘Shades of Blue’, ‘Descendants’ and 'Charmed')
Sarah Jeffery
10
Birthdate: April 3, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Best known as Princess Audrey from the Descendants franchise, Sarah Jeffery had plunged into acting at the tender age of 3. An Instagram star, too, she has been quite open about her struggle with obsessive–compulsive disorder. A sworn vegan, Sarah is also a PETA supporter.
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Sarah Gadon
(Actress who gained recognition for her roles in David Cronenberg's films A Dangerous Method (2011), Cosmopolis (2012), and Maps to the Stars (2014))
Sarah Gadon
5
Birthdate: April 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
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Caroline Rhea
(Actor, Model)
Caroline Rhea
8
Birthdate: April 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
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Jonathan Toews
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Centre)
Jonathan Toews
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Chicago Blackhawks captain and three-time Stanley Cup-winning ice-hockey player Jonathan Toews became the second-youngest NHL captain ever, at 20. Known as Captain Serious, he is not the one to be found in the middle of any controversy. He was named to the 100 Greatest NHL Players list in 2017.

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Michael Moriarty
4
Birthdate: April 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Gad Elmaleh
(Stand-up Comedian and Actor)
Gad Elmaleh
10
Birthdate: April 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

Gad Elmaleh is a Moroccan-Canadian stand-up comedian and actor. He studied drama at Cours Florent under the tutelage of prominent coach Isabelle Nanty. He began his career with one-man shows and eventually ventured into TV and cinema as well. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. 

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Lester B. Pearson
(14th Prime Minister of Canada (1963 - 1968))
Lester B. Pearson
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newtonbrook, Toronto, Canada
Died: December 27, 1972

Lester B. Pearson was a Canadian statesman, scholar, diplomat, and soldier. He is best remembered for organizing the first United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) in an attempt to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis, for which he was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957. From 1963 to 1968, Lester B. Pearson served as the prime minister of Canada.

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Drew Seeley
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Birthdate: April 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
While he lost the role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical to Zac Efron, Drew Seeley was the main singing voice of the film, and his voice was eventually merged with Efron’s in the final cut. He has also bagged roles in films such as Another Cinderella Story.
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Catherine Mary Stewart
(Canadian Actress)
Catherine Mary Stewart
3
Birthdate: April 22, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada

Catherine Mary Stewart is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Jessie Collins in the 1993 film, Samurai Cowboy. She is also known for her work in TV movies like Sharpshooter, My Daughter's Secret, and The Husband She Met Online. A multi-talented personality, Stewart is also a trained jazz dancer. 

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Daniel Caesar
(Singer, Musician)
Daniel Caesar
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 30 
Shawn Roberts
(Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘Land of the Dead’, ‘Diary of the Dead’ and ‘Resident Evil’)
Shawn Roberts
7
Birthdate: April 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stratford, Ontario, Canada

Shawn Roberts is a Canadian actor best known for his performance in zombie films. In 2012, he won the Rising Star Award at the Canada International Film Festival for his performance in the film, A Little Bit Zombie. Also known for his muscular physique, Roberts was named the Most Attractive Canadian Actor at the 2017 Culture Beat Awards..

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Dylan Bruce
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Birthdate: April 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
 32 
Barry Pepper
(Actor)
Barry Pepper
4
Birthdate: April 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Campbell River, Canada
 33 
Win Butler
(Songwriter, Singer, Composer, Poet, Guitarist)
Win Butler
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Truckee, California, United States

Win Butler is an American-Canadian multi-instrumentalist, musician, singer, and songwriter. He is credited with co-founding the popular Canadian indie rock band, Arcade Fire. Also a humanitarian, Butler contributed to a charity record named Do They Know It's Hallowe'en as part of a UNICEF benefit project. A multi-talented personality, Win Butler often participates in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

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Tyler Labine
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘Breaker High,’ ‘Invasion’ and ‘Reaper’)
Tyler Labine
4
Birthdate: April 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Canadian actor and comedian Tyler Labine gained international fame with his appearance in the medical drama TV series New Amsterdam. Active in the entertainment industry for three decades, he began his career playing minor roles in TV series. After a period of struggles, he became a successful actor and has since appeared in many hit TV shows and films.

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K'naan
(Known For His Single "Wavin’ Flag", Which Was Chosen as Anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup)
K'naan
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mogadishu, Banaadir, Somalia

K'naan is the stage name of Keinan Abdi Warsame, a Somali Canadian rapper, singer-songwriter, and instrumentalist. He rose to fame when his single Wavin' Flag was chosen as Coca-Cola's promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He is committed to his Somali roots and is considered a spokesperson for the Toronto Somali community. 

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Kelly Olynyk
(Canadian Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a Power Forward / Center)
Kelly Olynyk
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kelly Olynyk is a Canadian basketball player who has represented popular NBA teams like the Boston Celtics, Miami Heat, and Houston Rockets. Olynyk, who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons, is also an important member of the Canadian national team.

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Chris Makepeace
(Actor)
Chris Makepeace
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Birthdate: April 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
 38 
Tony Esposito
(Canadian-American Professional Ice Hockey Goaltender)
Tony Esposito
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Died: August 10, 2021
 39 
Leyla Milani
(Actress, Model)
Leyla Milani
1
Birthdate: April 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 40 
Daniela Bobadilla
(Known for playing Sam Goodson in the FX series Anger Management)
Daniela Bobadilla
2
Birthdate: April 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
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Paul Gross
(Known for His Lead Role as Constable Benton Fraser in the Television Series ‘Due South')
Paul Gross
1
Birthdate: April 30, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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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Elisa Lam
(Chinese-Canadian Tourist Who Was Found Dead in Los Angeles Cecil Hotel)
Elisa Lam
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: February 1, 2013
 43 
Lights
(Canadian electropop singer-songwriter best known for singles "Ice" and "Toes.")
Lights
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Timmins, Ontario, Canada
 44 
John Dunsworth
(Actor)
John Dunsworth
1
Birthdate: April 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: October 16, 2017
 45 
Julien Kang
(Canadian Television Actor and Model)
Julien Kang
2
Birthdate: April 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Julien Kang is a South Korean actor and model best known for his appearance in popular variety shows, such as We Got Married and Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education. He first achieved popularity for playing Kang Gu-ra in the 2012 TV series Goodbye Dear Wife, where he starred opposite Ryu Si-won. 

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Pat Travers
(Singer, Guitarist)
Pat Travers
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 12, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto
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Luguentz Dort
(Basketball - Shooting Guard)
Luguentz Dort
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 19, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Geneviève Castrée
(Canadian Cartoonist)
Geneviève Castrée
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Loretteville, Quebec
Died: July 9, 2016

Geneviève Castrée was a Canadian illustrator, cartoonist, and musician. She is best remembered for her book Susceptible, which earned her international success. A self-taught musician, Castrée went on to found her own music label in 2009 after releasing a couple of EPs. Geneviève Castrée died at the age of 35 due to pancreatic cancer.

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Shirley Douglas
(Canadian Actress and Activist)
Shirley Douglas
4
Birthdate: April 2, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Weyburn, Canada
Died: April 5, 2020
Actor and activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of Canadian politician Tommy Douglas, started her career with English theater and TV and then went back to Canada. She has played real-life idols such as Nellie McClung, May Bailey, and Madeleine Albright in various projects. She was also part of The Vagina Monologues.
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Lisa Ray
(Film actress, Model)
Lisa Ray
2
Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada