Canadian Celebrities Born In December

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Finn Wolfhard
(Known for His Roles in the TV Series, 'Stranger Things', and the Films 'It' and Its Sequels)
Finn Wolfhard
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Birthdate: December 23, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Best known as Mike Wheeler from Stranger Things, SAG Award-winner Finn Wolfhard has also appeared in It and its sequel. He was a vocalist and guitarist for the band Calpurnia and formed the indie-pop duo The Aubreys. Named to Forbes 30 under 30, he has also directed a short film.

 2 
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, Indiana, United States

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.

 3 
Katheryn Winnick
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Birthdate: December 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada

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.

 4 
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, Canada

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.

 5 
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, Canada
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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Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
(Actress)
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan
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Birthdate: December 28, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
 7 
Kristin Kreuk
(Canadian Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lana Lang’ in the TV Series ‘Smallville’)
Kristin Kreuk
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Birthdate: December 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Kristin Kreuk is one of the most popular actresses from Canada. After establishing herself as a successful actress in both American and Canadian entertainment industries, Kristin Kreuk was made the spokesmodel for Neutrogena's new worldwide advertising campaign.

 8 
Nelly Furtado
(Canadian Singer and Songwriter Known for Her Singles: ‘I'm Like a Bird’ and ‘Turn Off the Light’)
Nelly Furtado
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Birthdate: December 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Victoria, Canada

Nelly Furtado is a Portuguese-Canadian record producer and singer-songwriter. Known for her constant reinvention and musical versatility, Furtado is one of the most successful musical artists from Canada, having sold more than 40 million records. Her work has also inspired fellow musicians like Dua Lipa and Bridgit Mendler. Also a philanthropist, Furtado is a member of Artists Against Racism charity.

 9 
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, England

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.

 10 
Emmanuelle Chriqui
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Sloan McQuewick’ in the TV Series ‘Entourage’)
Emmanuelle Chriqui
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Birthdate: December 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Emmanuelle Chriqui is a Canadian model and actress. She is known for portraying important roles in films like You Don't Mess with the Zohan. Also known for her good looks, Emmanuelle Chriqui was voted the Most Desirable Women of 2010 in a poll conducted by a free online men's web portal called AskMen.

 11 
Annie Murphy
(Starred as Alexis Rose in the CBC sitcom Schitt's Creek (2015–2020))
Annie Murphy
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Birthdate: December 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
 12 
Melissa Roxburgh
(Actress)
Melissa Roxburgh
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Birthdate: December 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
 13 
Trish Stratus
(One of the Most Popular Female Professional Wrestlers in WWE)
Trish Stratus
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Canadian fitness model and former wrestler Trish Stratus is known for her stint with WWF (later renamed WWE). The Diva of the Decade and three-time WWE Babe of the Year has also been a WWE Hardcore Champion. She also became the first female to earn the Lou Thesz Award.

 14 
Corey Haim
(Actor)
Corey Haim
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Birthdate: December 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: March 10, 2010

Corey Haim was one half of the popular duo The Two Coreys. He became an icon during the 1980s, thanks to his success as an actor. Despite achieving success early in his life, he was troubled by financial issues and drug addiction problems throughout his career. He eventually died of pneumonia at the age of 38.

 15 
Paul Rodgers
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Paul Rodgers
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Middlesbrough, England

Paul Rodgers is a British singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter. Over the years, Rodgers has performed with popular bands like Bad Company, Free, and Queen. Rodgers, who has influenced several notable rock singers, was honored with the prestigious Ivor Novello Award in 2011. He has also been named in Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

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Rick Danko
(Singer-Songwriter, Bassist and Founding Member of 'The Band')
Rick Danko
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norfolk County, Canada
Died: December 10, 1999

Canadian singer and The Band member Rick Danko initially performed as a rhythm guitarist and bassist for The Hawks. Part of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Danko struggled with drug addiction and was once even arrested in Japan for smuggling drugs. He died in his sleep after a performance.

 17 
Ben Johnson
(Canadian Sprinter Who was the World's 'Fastest Man' During the 1987-88 Season)
Ben Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Falmouth, Jamaica

Ben Johnson is a Canadian retired sprinter who was adjudged the world's fastest man during the 1987–88 season after he broke the 60m and 100m indoor world records. He is best known for his performance in the 1984 Olympic Games, where he won two bronze medals. Ben Johnson also won a gold medal at the 1985 World Indoor Championships.

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Laurie Holden
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Andrea’ in the TV Series ‘The Walking Dead’)
Laurie Holden
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Birthdate: December 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Laurie Holden is an American-Canadian model, actress, and producer. She is best known for her portrayal of Andrea in the popular horror television series The Walking Dead, for which she received the 2012 Satellite Award and 2013 Saturn Award. Also known for her human rights activism and charity work, Laurie Holden works closely with organizations that campaign against human trafficking.

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Jessica Pare
(Actress)
Jessica Pare
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Birthdate: December 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 20 
Heather Menzies
(Actress)
Heather Menzies
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Birthdate: December 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: December 24, 2017
 21 
Albert Bandura
(One of the Most Influential Psychologists of All Time)
Albert Bandura
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Birthdate: December 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mundare, Canada
Died: July 26, 2021

Albert Bandura is a Canadian-American psychologist who has made significant contributions to several fields of psychology, such as personality psychology, therapy, and social cognitive theory. Regarded as the greatest living psychologist, Bandura is also counted among the most influential psychologists ever. He has been honored with over 16 honorary degrees. In 2016, Albert Bandura received the National Medal of Science.

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Maisy Stella
(Canadian Actress and Singer Known for Her TV Series ‘Nashville’)
Maisy Stella
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 13, 2003
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oshawa, Canada

Canadian-American actor-singer and Nashville star Maisy Stella is a teen icon who has gained phenomenal success with her role of Daphne Conrad. She has also been part of the musical duo Lennon & Maisy, along with her sister Lennon Stella. The duo is popular on YouTube, too.

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Deanna Durbin
(Actress & Singer)
Deanna Durbin
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Died: April 17, 2013
 24 
Amanda Lee
(Canadian Model, Fitness Trainer, and Social Media Celebrity)
Amanda Lee
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: December 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Canada

Amanda Lee is a Canadian model, fitness trainer, and social media celebrity. She is best known for posting lifestyle and fitness-related photos on her Instagram account, where she has millions of followers. Amanda Lee is the brand ambassador for several fashion and fitness-related products. 

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Donovan Bailey
(The First Canadian to Legally Break the 10-second Barrier in the 100 m)
Donovan Bailey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester Parish, Jamaica

Donovan Bailey is a retired Jamaican-Canadian sprinter. He once held the world record for the 100 meters and is considered the greatest Canadian sprinter of all time. Noted for his top speed, he became the first Canadian to legally break the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters. In 2004,  he was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

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Alannah Myles
(Canadian Singer-Songwriter and Actress Known for Her Song ‘Black Velvet’)
Alannah Myles
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Best known for her Grammy-winning and Billboard-charting single Black Velvet, written in memory of Elvis Presley, Alannah Myles is the daughter of legendary Canadian broadcaster William Douglas Byles. She was later seen in Eurovision and also sang the Canadian national anthem at Toronto All-Star Game in 1991.

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Jessica Steen
(Actress Known for Her TV Series: 'Homefront', 'Earth 2' and NCIS')
Jessica Steen
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Birthdate: December 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Jessica Steen is a Canadian actress known for her performance in American TV series, such as Homefront, NCIS, and Earth 2. Apart from being an actress, Steen is also an animal rights supporter and environmentalist. A multi-talented personality, Jessica Steen is adept at fire-twirling and stilt-walking. She is also a certified diver.

 28 
Estella Warren
(Actress, Model and Swimmer Known for Her Roles in Films: ‘Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Tangled’)
Estella Warren
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Peterborough, Canada

Pin-up girl Estella Warren had been a Canadian swimming champion before she was scouted by an agent and sent to New York. An international model who has topped Maxim’s Hot 100 Women of 2000 list, Warren has also appeared in films such as Planet of the Apes.

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Melanie Scrofano
(Actress)
Melanie Scrofano
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Birthdate: December 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
 30 
Nicole de Boer
(Actress)
Nicole de Boer
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Birthdate: December 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 31 
Millie Davis
(Actress)
Millie Davis
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Birthdate: December 6, 2006
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
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Louis Slotin
(Canadian Physicist and Chemist Who Took Part in the Manhattan Project)
Louis Slotin
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
Died: May 30, 1946
While showing his colleagues how to work on a plutonium bomb, Canadian scientist Louis Slotin was exposed to a lethal radioactive dose that first caused him to vomit and then die 9 days later. He had, however, reportedly shielded his colleagues from maximum exposure, thus saving their lives.
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Elizabeth Arden
(Canadian-American Businesswoman)
Elizabeth Arden
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 31, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 18, 1966
 34 
Keegan Connor Tracy
(Actress)
Keegan Connor Tracy
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Birthdate: December 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario Windsor, Ontario, Canada
 35 
Dave Madden
(American Actor Best Known for His Role in the TV Sitcom ‘The Partridge Family’)
Dave Madden
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Birthdate: December 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sarnia, Canada
Died: January 16, 2014

Best known as Reuben Kincaid from the musical sitcom The Partridge Family, Canadian-born American actor Dave Madden later also gained fame as Earl Hicks in Alice. Once part of the US Air Force, he had also served in Libya, where he once performed a magic show for Idris, the Libyan ruler.

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Burton Cummings
(Canadian Singer-Songwriter, Musician and Keyboardist)
Burton Cummings
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 31, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Burton Cummings is a Canadian musician and singer-songwriter. He was the frontman of the rock band The Guess Who from 1966 to 1975. He also enjoyed a highly successful solo career and has been cited as one of the most influential performers in Canadian rock music. He was named an officer of the Order of Canada, in 2009. 

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Craig Kielburger
(Canadian Author)
Craig Kielburger
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thornhill, Vaughan, Canada

At age 12, Craig Kielburger and his brother read about a child laborer of his age who was murdered in Pakistan for protesting against child labor in his country, and the duo immediately stepped into action. Their organization Free the Children led to the formation of the WE Movement.  

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Jonathan Frid
(Film actor)
Jonathan Frid
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Birthdate: December 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 14, 2012
 39 
Ray Bourque
(Former Ice Hockey Player - Holds Records for Most Career Goals, Assists & Points By a Defenceman in the NHL)
Ray Bourque
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Canada
 40 
Ashleigh Banfield
(Canadian-American Journalist and Host of Banfield on the Newsnation Network)
Ashleigh Banfield
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Birthdate: December 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Ashleigh Banfield is a Canadian-American journalist best known for hosting the popular television news program Banfield. A well-known journalist, Banfield has also hosted shows like Early Start and Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield on CNN. In 1994, she was honored at the NATPE Iris Awards with two awards under the Best of Festival and Best News Documentary categories.

 41 
Roberta Bondar
(Astronaut & Neurologist)
Roberta Bondar
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

Canadian neurologist, educator, scientist, astronaut and photographer Roberta Bondar CC OOnt FRCPC FRSC is noted as the first female astronaut and the first neurologist of Canada to travel into space. She flew as part of the Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-42 and performed over forty experiments in Spacelab. She later served as head of an international team of researchers at NASA.

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Brooke Nevin
(Canadian Actress Known for Her TV Series: ‘Animorphs’, ‘Breakout Kings’, ‘Call Me Fitz’ and ‘The 4400’)
Brooke Nevin
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Birthdate: December 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Brooke Nevin is a Canadian actress known for her portrayal of Rachel in the Canadian-American TV series, Animorphs. She is also known for playing Sonja Lester in Call Me Fitz, for which she received a couple of Gemini Award nominations. Nevin also has a Daytime Emmy Award nomination and a Young Artist Award nomination under her belt.

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Lionel Blair
(Canadian-British Actor, Choreographer, and TV Presenter)
Lionel Blair
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: December 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: November 4, 2021
 44 
Ferguson Jenkins
(Baseball pitcher)
Ferguson Jenkins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chatham-Kent, Canada

Canadian baseball player and coach Ferguson Jenkins has played for MLB teams such as the Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox. He also excelled in basketball and hockey and was part of the Canadian amateur hockey league. He also became the first Canadian to be name to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Shauna Robertson
(Film Producer)
Shauna Robertson
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Birthdate: December 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto

Shauna Robertson is a Canadian film producer best known for her association with American filmmaker Judd Apatow. From 1999 to 2008, Robertson produced several movies for Apatow Productions, including films like The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Superbad. She is often cited as the reason for including nudity in many of Apatow's films.

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Nicole Appleton
(Actor, Singer)
Nicole Appleton
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton
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Stephen Leacock
(Canadian writer)
Stephen Leacock
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Swanmore, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Died: March 28, 1944
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Larry Walker
(Baseball player)
Larry Walker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maple Ridge, Canada

Former baseball player Larry Walker had a 17-year stint with the MLB, playing for teams such as the Montreal Expos and the St. Louis Cardinals. The Baseball Hall of Fame inductee wanted to pursue hockey initially but chose baseball instead after failing to make it to a top hockey team.

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David Lemieux
(Canadian Former Professional Boxer)
David Lemieux
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Jillian Harris
(Canadian TV Personality)
Jillian Harris
1
Birthdate: December 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Peace River, Alberta, Canada