Canadian Celebrities Born In May

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Mike Myers
(Actor, Comedian and Screenwriter Best Known for His Performance in ‘Saturday Night Live’)
Mike Myers
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Birthdate: May 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada
Canadian actor Mike Myers is best known for his American Comedy Award-winning performance as Austin Powers, Dr. Evil, Fat Bastard, and Goldmember in the Austin Powers franchise. Mike, an Officer of the Order of Canada, is also known as the voice of Shrek and has directed an award-winning documentary.  
 2 
Emily VanCamp
(Actress)
Emily VanCamp
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Birthdate: May 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Perry, Canada

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.

 3 
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, Canada

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.

 4 
Stephen Amell
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Birthdate: May 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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.

 5 
Pokimane
(Twitch Streamer and YouTuber)
Pokimane
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: May 14, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Morocco

Pokimane is an award-winning Twitch streamer and an important member of an online social entertainment group called OfflineTV. An inspiration to gamers across the world, Pokimane is part of an online gaming revolution which is likely to have a major impact in future. Her popularity as a Twitch streamer and YouTuber earned her a cameo in the film Free Guy.

 6 
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
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
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.

 7 
Tommy Chong
(Known for His Role in TV Series ‘That '70s Show’ and Part of the Comedy Duo 'Cheech & Chong')
Tommy Chong
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
Tommy Chong is best known for his marijuana-themed comedy albums and films of the Cheech & Chong series, in collaboration with Cheech Marin. He was seen as Leo on That '70s Show. He supports legalization of cannabis and is a NORML board member. He has faced many legal issues, too.
 8 
Georges St-Pierre
(One of the Greatest Fighters in the History of Mixed Martial Arts)
Georges St-Pierre
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quebec, Canada

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.

 9 
Owen Hart
(Professional Wrestler)
Owen Hart
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
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.
 10 
Raymond Burr
(Actor)
Raymond Burr
11
Birthdate: May 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Westminster, Canada
Died: September 12, 1993
 11 
P. K. Subban
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Defenceman)
P. K. Subban
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

P.K. Subban is a Canadian ice hockey player who currently plays as a defenceman for the NHL's New Jersey Devils. In 2013, Subban was adjudged the NHL's top defenceman and was honored with the Norris Trophy. Also known for his philanthropic efforts, Subban promised in 2015 that he would help raise $10 million by 2022 for the Montreal Children's Hospital. 

 12 
Yannick Bisson
(Actor and Director Known for His Role as Detective ‘William Murdoch’ in the TV Series ‘Murdoch Mysteries’)
Yannick Bisson
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Birthdate: May 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Canadian actor and director Yannick Bisson is best known as Detective William Murdoch from the series Murdoch Mysteries. He has also played major roles in series such as Learning the Ropes, High Tide, and Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, and won an award for hosting The Adventures of Napkin Man!
 13 
Tessa Virtue
(Canadian Retired Ice Dancer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Tessa Virtue
21
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, Canada
Canadian former ice dancer Tessa Virtue is a two-time Olympic champion and a three-time world champion, with her dance partner Scott Moir. She has also won the Canadian national championship eight times. Virtue and Moir are the only winners of the Career Super Grand Slam in ice-dance history.
 14 
Adam Gontier
(Singer)
Adam Gontier
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
The former lead singer and guitarist of Three Days Grace, Adam Gontier is now part of the supergroup Saint Asonia. While in rehab for addiction, he wrote several songs, such as Never Too Late. An animal lover, the Canadian singer once called his dog Mabel his “first born.”
 15 
Linda Evangelista
(One of the Most Accomplished and Influential Models of All Time)
Linda Evangelista
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Linda Evangelista is a Canadian fashion model. Considered one of the most influential and accomplished models of all time, Evangelista holds the record for making the most number of appearances on Vogue Italia's cover. Also an activist, Linda Evangelista works towards promoting breast cancer and HIV/AIDS research and awareness. She is also a supporter of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

 16 
Evan Fong
(Canadian Internet Personality, Video Game Commentator and YouTuber)
Evan Fong
6
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: May 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

 

Born to a Korean mother and a Chinese father in Canada, Evan Fong is a college-drop-out-turned-YouTuber. Known for his massively successful YouTube channel, VanossGaming, which showcases his reactions to video games, Fong is one of the top 10 earners on the site. He has also started experimenting with music.

 

 17 
Jay Silverheels
(Actor and Athlete Known for His Role as ‘Tonto’ in the TV Series ‘The Lone Ranger’)
Jay Silverheels
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: March 5, 1980

Indigenous Canadian actor Jay Silverheels gained international popularity for playing Tonto, the Native American companion of the protagonist in the American western TV series The Lone Ranger. As a young man, he excelled in athletics and became a lacrosse player. He later quit sports to pursue acting. He bred and raced Standardbred horses as a hobby. 

 18 
Deborah Kara Unger
11
Birthdate: May 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Canadian actress Deborah Kara Unger is best known for her role in the film Between Strangers, for which she received a Genie Award nomination. She received training at  Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art, becoming the first Canadian to do so. She has appeared in many independent films since her debut 30 years ago.

 19 
Jadyn Wong
(Best Known for Her Performance in the TV Series 'Scorpion')
Jadyn Wong
14
Birthdate: May 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alberta, Canada

Jadyn Wong is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Happy Quinn in the popular American action drama TV series, Scorpion. A multi-talented personality, Jadyn Wong is a trained classical pianist and holds a black belt in karate. Her expertise in karate helps her land roles that require her to perform stunts and action sequences.

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Will Sasso
(Actor)
Will Sasso
5
Birthdate: May 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ladner, Delta, Canada
 21 
Inanna Sarkis
(Actress)
Inanna Sarkis
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: May 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Inanna Sarkis is a Canadian actress and social media personality. She is best known for her portrayal of Molly Samuels in the 2019 romantic drama film, After. She has also released a couple of non-album singles, namely No Beauty in War and Best You'll Ever Have.

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Corey Hart
(Pop Singer Known for His Hit Singles 'Sunglasses at Night' and 'Never Surrender')
Corey Hart
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Corey Hart is a Canadian singer-songwriter best known for his hit singles, Never Surrender and Sunglasses at Night. In a career spanning over 35 years, Hart has released successful albums like Boy in the Box which peaked at number one on the Canadian Albums Chart. He has been inducted into the Canada's Walk of Fame and Canada's Music Hall of Fame.

 23 
Kevin Steen
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Kevin Steen
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada

Kevin Steen, popularly known by his ring name Kevin Owens, is a Canadian professional wrestler. One of the most popular WWE superstars of his generation, Steen has won several WWE championship titles, such as the Universal Championship, the Intercontinental Championship, and the United States Championship. In 2017, he was ranked third in the PWI 500 list. 

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Tiera Skovbye
(Actress)
Tiera Skovbye
7
Birthdate: May 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
After losing the lead role of Betty in the teen drama series Riverdale to Lili Reinhart, Tiera Skovbye interestingly ended up in the series later, as Betty’s sister, Polly. She later bagged the plum role of Grace in Nurses and also starred in the film 2 Hearts
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Tamia
(Singer, Musician, Actor, Model)
Tamia
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Windsor
 26 
Martin Brodeur
(Canadian-American Former Professional Ice Hockey Goaltender)
Martin Brodeur
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Michael Sarrazin
(Actor)
Michael Sarrazin
4
Birthdate: May 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Died: April 17, 2011
 28 
Leslie Hope
(Actress and Director Best Known for Her Role as ‘Teri Bauer’ on the TV Series ‘24’)
Leslie Hope
7
Birthdate: May 6, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

Leslie Hope is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Teri Bauer in the popular American action drama TV series, 24. Over the years, she has played an important role as an actress in both the Canadian and American entertainment industries. Apart from being an actress, Leslie Hope is also a director.

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Jane Jacobs
(Journalist and Author Best Known for Her Book ‘The Death and Life of Great American Cities’)
Jane Jacobs
8
Birthdate: May 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 25, 2006

American-Canadian journalist Jane Jacobs is best known for her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities. A specialist in urban culture and its issues, she was one of the few women who excelled in a male-dominated field. The Vincent Scully Prize winner was initially scorned at as a housewife.

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Naomi Klein
(Canadian Author and Activist Best Known for Her Books: ‘No Logo’, ‘The Shock Doctrine’ and ‘This Changes Everything’)
Naomi Klein
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker Naomi Klein is known for her criticism of corporate globalization and capitalism. She became internationally known following the release of her alter-globalization book No Logo. She often appears on global and national lists of top influential thinkers and is the recipient of the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize. She is a prominent environmentalist as well.

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Hank Snow
(Country Singer Best Known for Songs: 'I’m Moving On' and 'The Golden Rocket')
Hank Snow
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: December 20, 1999

Hank Snow was a Canadian-American country music artist who had an extensive career spanning half a century. He rose to fame in the 1950s and released around 140 albums during his career. He endured extreme difficulties as a youngster and sought solace in music, eventually becoming one of the most influential artists in all of country music. 

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Wendy Crewson
(Canadian Actress and Producer)
Wendy Crewson
6
Birthdate: May 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada

Wendy Crewson is a Canadian actress best known for playing Dr. Leslie Abbott in the 1991 American drama film The Doctor. Crewson has also been an important TV actress, earning two Canadian Screen Awards and six Gemini Awards so far. In 2016, she was honored with the prestigious Earle Grey Award for her significant body of work.

 33 
Nathan Fielder
(Best Known for Co-creating, Directing, and Starring in the Comedy Central Parody Reality Show 'Nathan for You')
Nathan Fielder
6
Birthdate: May 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

A graduate of Humber College Comedy, Nathan Joseph Fielder is best known for his hit docu-realty television series, Nathan for You. Beginning his career in 2006 as the writer-director of a short film called Morris; he made his  acting debut with a television series called This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Today, he is considered an established writer, director and comedian.

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Steve Yzerman
(Canadian Former Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Steve Yzerman
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cranbrook, Canada
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Barbara Parkins
(Actress, Singer)
Barbara Parkins
3
Birthdate: May 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Canadian-American actor Barbara Parkins was a 60s’ icon and is best remembered as Betty Anderson from the series Peyton Place and Anne Welles from the film Valley of the Dolls. The Emmy-nominated actor is now a wildlife activist and a photographer. She has also appeared in Playboy magazine.

 36 
Kevin McDonald
(Actor)
Kevin McDonald
2
Birthdate: May 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal
 37 
Anjulie Persaud
(Canadian Singer and Songwriter Best Known for Her Self-Titled Studio Album 'Anjulie')
Anjulie Persaud
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oakville, Canada

Anjulie Persaud is a Canadian songwriter and singer best known for her collaboration with popular artists like Nicki Minaj, Diplo, Kelly Clarkson, Benny Benassi, and Zedd among others. Anjulie's music has been featured on popular networks, such as HBO, MTV, and NBC. In 2013, she received the Juno Award for Dance Recording of the Year.

 38 
Doug Henning
(Magician)
Doug Henning
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Died: February 7, 2000
 39 
Emily Perkins
(Actress)
Emily Perkins
7
Birthdate: May 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Stu Hart
(Canadian Amateur and Professional Wrestler Best Known for Founding and Handling Stampede Wrestling)
Stu Hart
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: October 16, 2003
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Atticus Mitchell
5
Birthdate: May 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
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Stan Mikita
(Canadian Ice Hockey Centre)
Stan Mikita
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sokolče, Vlachy, Slovakia
Died: August 7, 2018
 43 
Joseph Wiseman
(Actor)
Joseph Wiseman
1
Birthdate: May 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: October 19, 2009
 44 
Darren Espanto
(Filipino-Canadian Singer, Actor, and Director)
Darren Espanto
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 24, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

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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Karla Homolka
(Canadian Serial Killer)
Karla Homolka
141
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Credit, Mississauga, Canada

Karla Homolka raped and killed three minors along with her ex-husband Paul Bernardo. After their arrest, Bernardo was sentenced to life imprisonment, while Homolka served 12 years in prison following a plea bargain. Although she had claimed that she was an unwilling accomplice to the killings, a videotape that surfaced after the plea bargain suggested otherwise, resulting in public outrage.

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Elijah McCoy
(Canadian-American Engineer Best Remembered for Inventing Lubrication Systems for Steam Engines)
Elijah McCoy
3
Birthdate: May 2, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Colchester, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 10, 1929
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Tenz
(Canadian Streamer and Professional 'Valorant' Player)
Tenz
2
Birthdate: May 5, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canada

Tenz is a Canadian streamer and professional Valorant player currently signed to Sentinels. He started his career as a professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player when he joined Cloud9 in 2019. In 2021, Cloud9 loaned him to Sentinels, where he became a professional Valorant player. Tenz has received nominations at the Game Awards, Esports Awards, and Streamer Awards.

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Vampiro
(Canadian Retired Professional Wrestler)
Vampiro
3
Birthdate: May 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Vampiro is a Canadian professional wrestler best known for his association with the popular Mexican promotion Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA). He has also wrestled for several other promotions, such as World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Also a musician, Vampiro is credited with forming a band called Droch Fhoula, in 2006.

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Bruce Cockburn
(Canadian Singer-Songwriter and Guitarist)
Bruce Cockburn
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
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Shiva Negar
(Actress known for role in action thriller American Assassin 2017)
Shiva Negar
1
Birthdate: May 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran