List of famous Canadian film & theater personalities with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

The film and theater industry in Canada reflects a rich diversity of regional and cultural identities. Theater began developing in Canada in the 17th century with the Annapolis Basin in Nova Scotia serving as the cradle for both French and English language theatre in the country. Canadian theater saw rapid growth in the late 19th and early 20th century when Martha Allan spearheaded the Canadian Little Theatre Movement. During the same time, cinema also emerged in Canada, and former newspaper reporter James Freer went on to become a Canadian film-making pioneer. During the later part of the 20th century, Canada producer several significant theater and film personalities such as James Cameron who is not just a film maker, but also an inventor, engineer, philanthropist, and deep-sea explorer. Famous theater personalities of the late 20th century include Bill Glassco who is credited with introducing the English-speaking world to the plays of Quebec playwright Michel Tremblay. In the contemporary era, Colleen Murphy is a prominent, multiple award winning screenwriter, film director and playwright. Hannah Moscovitch is also a well-know name, often hailed as “Canada’s Hottest Young Playwright”. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Canadian film & theater personalities.
Ryan ReynoldsRyan Reynolds

23 October 1976

Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves

02 September 1964

Rachel McAdamsRachel McAdams

17 November 1978

Margot KidderMargot Kidder

17 October 1948

Jim CarreyJim Carrey

17 January 1962

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone

13 May 1981

Ryan GoslingRyan Gosling

12 November 1980

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne

27 September 1984

Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox

09 June 1961

Nina DobrevNina Dobrev

09 January 1989

Kristin KreukKristin Kreuk

30 December 1982

Seth RogenSeth Rogen

15 April 1982

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson

01 July 1967

Mike MyersMike Myers

25 May 1963

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland

21 December 1966

Hayden ChristensenHayden Christensen

19 April 1981

James CameronJames Cameron

16 August 1954

Cobie SmuldersCobie Smulders

03 April 1982

William ShatnerWilliam Shatner

22 March 1931

Michael CeraMichael Cera

07 June 1988

Martin ShortMartin Short

26 March 1950

Donald SutherlandDonald Sutherland

17 July 1935

Sandra OhSandra Oh

20 July 1971

Will ArnettWill Arnett

04 May 1970

Phil HartmanPhil Hartman

24 September 1948

John CandyJohn Candy

31 October 1950

Mackenzie DavisMackenzie Davis

01 April 1987

Anna PaquinAnna Paquin

24 July 1982

Rick MoranisRick Moranis

18 April 1953

Tommy ChongTommy Chong

24 May 1938

Stephen AmellStephen Amell

08 May 1981

Finn WolfhardFinn Wolfhard

23 December 2002

Corey HaimCorey Haim

23 December 1971

Joshua JacksonJoshua Jackson

11 June 1978

Neve CampbellNeve Campbell

03 October 1973

Taylor KitschTaylor Kitsch

08 April 1981

Robbie AmellRobbie Amell

21 April 1988

Jacob TremblayJacob Tremblay

05 October 2006

Tara StrongTara Strong

12 February 1973

Avan Jogia Avan Jogia

09 February 1992

Kim CattrallKim Cattrall

21 August 1956

Cory MonteithCory Monteith

11 May 1982

Howie MandelHowie Mandel

29 November 1955

Lauren HollyLauren Holly

28 October 1963

Shay MitchellShay Mitchell

10 April 1987

Hannah SimoneHannah Simone

03 August 1980

Mia GothMia Goth

30 November 1993

Katheryn WinnickKatheryn Winnick

17 December 1977

Drew ScottDrew Scott

28 April 1978

Kris WuKris Wu

06 November 1990

Jennifer TillyJennifer Tilly

16 September 1958

Emmanuelle ChriquiEmmanuelle Chriqui

10 December 1977

Italia RicciItalia Ricci

29 October 1986

Eugene LevyEugene Levy

17 December 1946

Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen

11 February 1926

Denis VilleneuveDenis Villeneuve

03 October 1967

Stana KaticStana Katic

26 April 1978

Michael BubleMichael Bublé

09 September 1975

Missy PeregrymMissy Peregrym

16 June 1982

Tatiana MaslanyTatiana Maslany

22 September 1985

Yvonne De CarloYvonne De Carlo

01 September 1922

Marie AvgeropoulosMarie Avgeropoulos

17 June 1986

Russell PetersRussell Peters

29 September 1970

Jason PriestleyJason Priestley

28 August 1969

Natasha HenstridgeNatasha Henstridge

15 August 1974

Steven OggSteven Ogg

04 November 1973

Henry LauHenry Lau

11 October 1989

Glenn FordGlenn Ford

01 May 1916

Tom CavanaghTom Cavanagh

26 October 1963

Sarah JefferySarah Jeffery

03 April 1996

Mary PickfordMary Pickford

08 April 1892

Lorne GreeneLorne Greene

12 February 1915

Emily HampshireEmily Hampshire

29 August 1981

Brett SomersBrett Somers

11 July 1924

Yannick BissonYannick Bisson

16 May 1969

Shannon TweedShannon Tweed

10 March 1957

Dorothy StrattenDorothy Stratten

28 February 1960

Devon BostickDevon Bostick

13 November 1991

King BachKing Bach

26 June 1988

Tamara TaylorTamara Taylor

27 September 1970

Gloria ReubenGloria Reuben

09 June 1964