Canadian Celebrities Born In September

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Keanu Reeves
(Canadian Actor Known for His Films: 'Speed', 'Point Break' and 'The Matrix' Film Series)
Keanu Reeves
173
Birthdate: September 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

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.

 2 
Avril Lavigne
(Best Known for Album 'Let Go', The Best Selling Album of the 21st Century by a Canadian Artist)
Avril Lavigne
127
Birthdate: September 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Belleville, Canada

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.

 3 
Michael Bublé
(Canadian Singer)
Michael Bublé
34
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burnaby, Canada

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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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, Canada
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.

 5 
Jennifer Tilly
(American-Canadian Actress Who is Known for Her Distinctive Voice and Comedic Timing)
Jennifer Tilly
31
Birthdate: September 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Jennifer Tilly is an American actress whose performance as Tiffany Valentine in the popular horror slasher film series, Child's Play, established her as an icon within the horror film community. Also a popular poker player, Jennifer Tilly became the first celebrity to triumph in a World Series when she won the World Series of Poker bracelet.

 6 
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, Canada
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.

 7 
Tatiana Maslany
(Best Known for Her Role in the TV Series ‘Orphan Black’)
Tatiana Maslany
24
Birthdate: September 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Regina, Canada

Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany began her career as a child star and continued acting throughout high school. By the time she turned 20, she already had a decade of acting experience and found it easy to bag good roles in major TV shows. She also acts in films but is more popular as a TV actress.

 8 
Neil Peart
(Best Known as the Drummer and Primary Lyricist of the Rock Band 'Rush')
Neil Peart
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Died: January 7, 2020

Neil Peart was a Canadian songwriter, author, and musician. Best known as the drummer of the popular rock band Rush, Peart was nicknamed The Professor for his technical proficiency. In 1983, Neil Peart became the youngest person ever to be inducted into the Modern Drummer publication's Readers Poll Hall of Fame.

 9 
Lilly Singh
(Comedian and One of the World's Highest-Paid YouTube Stars)
Lilly Singh
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Canadian YouTuber, comedian, and talk show host, Lilly Singh, is one of the world's highest-earning YouTubers. The recipient of four Streamy Awards and two Teen Choice Awards, she is an icon for women of Asian descent across the globe. She is also the author of a best-selling book. The multifaceted personality is also an actress.

 10 
Melissa Sue Anderson
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Mary Ingalls’ in the TV Series ‘Little House on the Prairie’)
Melissa Sue Anderson
15
Birthdate: September 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Melissa Sue Anderson started as a child actor and was initially seen in several commercials. She then gained fame with the role of Mary Ingalls in the long-running series Little House on the Prairie. She also starred in the film Happy Birthday to Me and later wrote a book.
 11 
Alexandra Botez
(Canadian Chess Player Who Is a Five-Time Canadian National Girls Champion)
Alexandra Botez
26
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
 12 
Mena Massoud
(Canadian Actor Best Known for His Title Role in the Fantasy Adventure Film ‘Aladdin’)
Mena Massoud
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Birthdate: September 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
 13 
Robert Herjavec
(Investor & Founder of ‘The Herjavec Group’, One of the Largest IT & Computer Security Companies in Canada)
Robert Herjavec
10
Birthdate: September 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Varaždin, Croatia
Investor Robert Herjavec founded the internet security software BRAK Systems, which he later sold to AT&T. He also established the Herjavec Group and turned it into one of Canada’s biggest IT security firms. He has also appeared in Dragons' Den and Shark Tank, and has authored several business books.
 14 
Lennox Lewis
(British-Canadian Former Professional Boxer and Three-Time World Heavyweight Champion)
Lennox Lewis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: West Ham, London, England
Three-time world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis also won the super heavyweight gold for Canada at the Seoul Olympics in 1988. He has won numerous accolades, including the CBE and the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. He has been named as the sixth-best heavyweight boxer of all time by BoxRec.
 15 
Russell Peters
(The First Comedian to Get a Netflix Stand-up Special)
Russell Peters
11
Birthdate: September 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
The first comedian to get a Netflix stand-up special, Russell Peters started his career by performing in Toronto's stand-up circuit. He gained prominence for his accents and humorous cultural observations. For producing Hip-Hop Evolution, he bagged in the International Emmy Award and a Peabody Award. He also earned a Gemini Award for his performance in Comics!
 16 
Iman Vellani
(Actress)
Iman Vellani
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Birthdate: September 3, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Markham, Ontario, Canada
 17 
Malcolm Gladwell
(Author of 'The Tipping Point', 'Blink', and 'Outliers')
Malcolm Gladwell
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fareham, United Kingdom
Malcolm Gladwell is best known for his bestselling books The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers. He has also written for The New Yorker and The Washington Post. His writings encompass subjects such as psychology, economics, and sociology. Gladwell has also co-founded a podcast company and hosts the podcast Revisionist History.
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Merritt Patterson
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Olivia Matheson’ in the TV Series ‘Ravenswood’)
Merritt Patterson
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Birthdate: September 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Whistler, Canada

Merritt Patterson shot to fame when she appeared in Pretty Little Liars as Olivia. She was first seen onscreen on the TV show Kyle XY. After she made her television debut, a number of film roles followed, and she played the lead in Wolves. Her performance in The Royals was also well-received.

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Tamara Taylor
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Dr. Camille Saroyan’ in the TV Series ‘Bones’)
Tamara Taylor
14
Birthdate: September 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Tamara Taylor is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Dr. Camille Saroyan in the popular crime procedural comedy-drama TV series, Bones. Taylor dropped out of high school in order to pursue modeling and travel around the world. Her mother's decision to support her daughter's choice of career proved to be fruitful as Taylor became a successful actress.

 20 
Leylah Fernandez
(Canadian Professional Tennis Player)
Leylah Fernandez
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 6, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Nia Vardalos
(Best Known for Starring in & Writing the Romantic Comedy Film 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding')
Nia Vardalos
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Birthdate: September 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Nia Vardalos is a Canadian actress, filmmaker, and screenwriter. She is best known for her portrayal of Fotoula Toula Portokalos in the 2002 romantic comedy film My Big Fat Greek Wedding, which she also wrote. For her work in the film, Vardalos received several award nominations. Nia Vardalos is also part of the non-profit collaborative art project, 1 Second Film

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Graham Wardle
(Canadian Actor and Filmmaker Known for His Role as ‘Ty Borden’ in the TV Series ‘Heartland’)
Graham Wardle
5
Birthdate: September 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mission, Canada

Graham Wardle is a Canadian actor, filmmaker, and photographer. He is best known for his role as Ty Borden in the CBC series Heartland. He completed the Motion Picture and Production Program at Capilano University before beginning his career. After appearing in a few TV shows, he started acting in films as well. He is also a producer.

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Steven Pinker
(Cognitive Psychologist and Advocate of Evolutionary Psychology and the Computational Theory of Mind)
Steven Pinker
7
Birthdate: September 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Steven Pinker is a Canadian-American linguist, cognitive psychologist, and popular science author. He is also a supporter of the computational theory of mind and evolutionary psychology. His works have earned him awards from organizations like the National Academy of Sciences, the American Psychological Association, and the American Humanist Association. In 2013, he was named in Prospect magazine's World Thinkers list.

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Glenn Gould
(Canadian Classical Pianist)
Glenn Gould
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 4, 1982

Glenn Gould was a Canadian classical pianist, counted among the most celebrated pianists of the 20th century. He was also an interpreter of the keyboard works of Johann Sebastian Bach. He was known for his remarkable technical proficiency and unorthodox musical interpretations. He was a writer and composer as well. The Glenn Gould Foundation was established in his honor.   

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Devon Sawa
(Actor)
Devon Sawa
3
Birthdate: September 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Laura Vandervoort
(Actress)
Laura Vandervoort
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Birthdate: September 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 27 
Neill Blomkamp
(Director Known for the Science Fiction Films ‘District 9’, ‘Elysium’ and ‘Chappie')
Neill Blomkamp
6
Birthdate: September 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Born in South Africa, Neill Blomkamp later moved to Canada. He began his career as a 3-D and special effects artist and later turned to direction. He is known for his documentary-style filmmaking that uses the cinéma vérité technique. Two of his best-known sci-fi films are District 9 and Elysium.

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Charlotte Le Bon
(Actress, TV Host, Model)
Charlotte Le Bon
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Charlotte Le Bon is an artist and actress. Following in the footsteps of her mother and her stepfather, Charlotte started modeling at the age of 16. She then established herself as a TV presenter and achieved popularity for her work in Le Grand Journal. She then became an actress and received a César Award nomination for her performance in Yves Saint Laurent.

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David James Elliott
(Canadian Actor)
David James Elliott
1
Birthdate: September 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milton, Canada
 30 
Tegan and Sara
(Indie Pop Singers)
Tegan and Sara
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
 31 
Renee Paquette
(Canadian-American Television Personality Who Was a Sports Broadcaster for ‘The Score’ Network)
Renee Paquette
3
Birthdate: September 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Renee Paquette is a Canadian television personality and host. She is best known for appearing in WWE, where she worked as an interviewer, presenter, and commentator from 2012 to 2020. In 2013, Renee Paquette received the Slammy Award for her work in The JBL and Cole Show. In 2020, she started hosting Oral Sessions, her own podcast.

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Scott Moir
(Canadian Retired Ice Dancer, Coach, and Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Scott Moir
2
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: September 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
 33 
Shyla Stylez
(Pornographic Actress)
Shyla Stylez
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada
Died: November 9, 2017
 34 
Jessica Lucas
(Actor, Singer)
Jessica Lucas
8
Birthdate: September 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vancouver
 35 
Mark Chao
(Actor and Model Best Known for His TV Series ‘Black & White’)
Mark Chao
6
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan

Mark Chao is a Taiwanese-Canadian actor and model. He catapulted to nationwide popularity with his TV debut in the series Black & White, for which he won the Golden Bell Award for Best Actor. He soon ventured into films as well and appeared in a string of hit films, clinching numerous awards for his performances.

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Randy Bachman
(Guitarist, singer, and songwriter who was a founding member of the bands The Guess Who and Bachman–Turner Overdrive)
Randy Bachman
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
 37 
Walter Pidgeon
(Former Actor who starred in The Bad and the Beautiful and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea)
Walter Pidgeon
2
Birthdate: September 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint John, Canada
Died: September 25, 1984
 38 
Chamath Palihapitiya
(Founder and CEO of Venture Capital Firm 'Social Capital')
Chamath Palihapitiya
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sri Lanka
Chamath Palihapitiya went from being a Sri Lankan refugee in Canada to a successful venture capitalist. He founded Social Capital and has also worked at Facebook. He was the youngest vice-president of AOL. He co-owns the Golden State Warriors basketball team and has invested in Palantir, Pure Storage, and Playdom.
 39 
Joey Votto
(Baseball player)
Joey Votto
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
 40 
Godfrey Gao
(Model)
Godfrey Gao
7
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
 41 
Alexia Fast
(Canadian Actress)
Alexia Fast
5
Birthdate: September 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Daughter of producer Cheryl-Lee Fast, Canadian actor Alexia Fast began her career with the short film The Red Bridge at the tender age of 7. Known for her supporting roles in Jack Reacher and The Captive, the Leo Award-winning actor has also played a main role in the series Manhattan.

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Michael Ondaatje
(Canada's Most Renowned Living Authors)
Michael Ondaatje
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Michael Ondaatje is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian poet, writer, and filmmaker. Born in Sri Lanka, he eventually migrated to Canada. He studied at Bishop's University and embarked on a teaching career. His literary works include poems, novels, and essays. He is the recipient of multiple prestigious awards, including the Giller Prize and the Booker Prize. 

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Rossif Sutherland
4
Birthdate: September 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Canadian actor, Rossif Sutherland, has been active in the entertainment industry for nearly two decades. The son of actors, Donald Sutherland and Francine Racette, he decided to follow in his parents’ footsteps. Since making his debut in the early 2000s, he has appeared in many TV shows and films. He has been nominated for one Canadian Screen Award.

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Paulo Costanzo
(Best Known for His Roles in the Series 'Animorphs' and the Comedy Film ‘Road Trip')
Paulo Costanzo
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Birthdate: September 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Paulo Costanzo is a Canadian actor best known for his role in the TV Series Animorphs. The son of a singer-songwriter and an artist, he was drawn to creative professions from a young age and chose to become an actor. He began his career in the early 2000s and became a sensation owing to his good looks and impeccable talent.

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Coyote Shivers
1
Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto

Coyote Shivers is a Canadian actor and musician best known for his association with bands like Sharkskin and The Dave Rave Conspiracy. Over the years, Shivers' trouble with relationships has overshadowed his professional achievements; his ex-wives and ex-girlfriend have claimed that he has troubled them with a pattern of sexual, psychological, and physical abuse.

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Michaëlle Jean
(27th Governor General of Canada (2005 - 2010))
Michaëlle Jean
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 6, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Michaëlle Jean is a Canadian stateswoman who became the first black person and Haitian Canadian to serve as Governor General of Canada, a position which she held from 2005 to 2010. In 2015, Jean became the first woman to serve as the secretary-general of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, a position which she held until the end of 2018.

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Guy Lafleur
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Right Winger)
Guy Lafleur
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Thurso, Quebec, Canada
Died: April 22, 2022
 48 
Adonis Stevenson
(Haitian-Canadian Former Professional Boxer)
Adonis Stevenson
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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Coco Rocha
(Canadian Model)
Coco Rocha
1
Birthdate: September 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Candice Bergen
(politician)
Candice Bergen
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Morden, Canada