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.
Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox

09 June 1961

Edmonton, Canada

Gemini

Ryan ReynoldsRyan Reynolds

23 October 1976

Vancouver, Canada

Libra

Stephen AmellStephen Amell

08 May 1981

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Taurus

Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves

02 September 1964

Beirut, Lebanon

Virgo

Robbie AmellRobbie Amell

21 April 1988

Toronto, Canada

Taurus

Jim CarreyJim Carrey

17 January 1962

Newmarket

Capricorn

Rachel McAdamsRachel McAdams

17 November 1978

London

Scorpio

James CameronJames Cameron

16 August 1954

Kapuskasing

Leo

Ryan GoslingRyan Gosling

12 November 1980

London, Ontario, Canada

Scorpio

Michael CeraMichael Cera

07 June 1988

Brampton, Canada

Gemini

Stana KaticStana Katic

26 April 1978

Hamilton, Canada

Taurus

Lauren HollyLauren Holly

28 October 1963

Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA

Scorpio

Hayden ChristensenHayden Christensen

19 April 1981

Vancouver, Canada

Aries

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne

27 September 1984

Belleville

Libra

Nina DobrevNina Dobrev

09 January 1989

Sofia

Capricorn

Michael BubleMichael Bublé

09 September 1975

Burnaby

Virgo

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson

01 July 1967

Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada

Cancer

Matthew PerryMatthew Perry

19 August 1969

Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States

Leo

William ShatnerWilliam Shatner

22 March 1931

Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Aries

Italia RicciItalia Ricci

29 October 1986

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Scorpio

Katheryn WinnickKatheryn Winnick

17 December 1977

Etobicoke, Metropolitan Toronto, Canada

Sagittarius

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland

21 December 1966

London, England, UK

Sagittarius

Mike MyersMike Myers

25 May 1963

Scarborough

Gemini

Denis VilleneuveDenis Villeneuve

03 October 1967

Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada

Libra

Sarah JefferySarah Jeffery

03 April 1996

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Aries

Anna PaquinAnna Paquin

24 July 1982

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Leo

Will ArnettWill Arnett

04 May 1970

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Taurus

Neve CampbellNeve Campbell

03 October 1973

Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Libra

Charlotte Le BonCharlotte Le Bon

04 September 1986

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Virgo

Tara StrongTara Strong

12 February 1973

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Aquarius

Phil HartmanPhil Hartman

24 September 1948

28 May 1998

Brantford

Libra

King BachKing Bach

26 June 1988

Toronto, Canada

Cancer

Rick MoranisRick Moranis

18 April 1953

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Aries

Glenn FordGlenn Ford

01 May 1916

30 August 2006

Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada

Taurus

Joshua JacksonJoshua Jackson

11 June 1978

Vancouver, Canada

Gemini

Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen

11 February 1926

28 November 2010

Regina

Aquarius

Shannon TweedShannon Tweed

10 March 1957

Newfoundland

Pisces

Nia VardalosNia Vardalos

24 September 1962

Winnipeg, Canada

Libra

Corey HaimCorey Haim

23 December 1971

10 March 2010

Toronto, Canada

Capricorn

Tatiana MaslanyTatiana Maslany

22 September 1985

Regina, Canada

Virgo

Shay MitchellShay Mitchell

10 April 1987

Mississauga

Aries

Kristin KreukKristin Kreuk

30 December 1982

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Capricorn

Kim CattrallKim Cattrall

21 August 1956

Mossley Hill

Leo

Tommy ChongTommy Chong

24 May 1938

Edmonton

Gemini

Sandra OhSandra Oh

20 July 1971

Ontario, Canada

Cancer

Russell PetersRussell Peters

29 September 1970

Toronto, Canada

Libra

Norm MacDonaldNorm MacDonald

17 October 1959

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Libra

Jadyn WongJadyn Wong

11 May 1985

Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

Taurus

Dorothy StrattenDorothy Stratten

28 February 1960

14 August 1980

Vancouver, Canada

Pisces

Emmanuelle ChriquiEmmanuelle Chriqui

10 December 1977

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Sagittarius

Brett SomersBrett Somers

11 July 1924

15 September 2007

New Brunswick, Canada

Cancer

Henry LauHenry Lau

11 October 1989

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Libra

Howie MandelHowie Mandel

29 November 1955

Willowdale, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sagittarius

Dylan BruceDylan Bruce

21 April 1980

Vancouver, Canada

Taurus

Avan Jogia Avan Jogia

09 February 1992

Vancouver, Canada

Aquarius

Martin ShortMartin Short

26 March 1950

Hamilton

Aries

Missy PeregrymMissy Peregrym

16 June 1982

Montreal, Canada

Gemini

Yvonne De CarloYvonne De Carlo

01 September 1922

08 January 2007

Vancouver, Canada

Virgo

Drew SeeleyDrew Seeley

30 April 1982

Ottawa, Canada

Taurus

Arthur HillerArthur Hiller

22 November 1923

17 August 2016

Edmonton, Canada

Scorpio

Hume CronynHume Cronyn

18 July 1911

15 June 2003

London, Ontario, Canada

Cancer

Mary PickfordMary Pickford

08 April 1892

29 May 1979

Toronto

Aries

Marie AvgeropoulosMarie Avgeropoulos

17 June 1986

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Gemini

Rossif SutherlandRossif Sutherland

25 September 1978

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Libra

Natasha HenstridgeNatasha Henstridge

15 August 1974

Springdale, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Leo

Hannah SimoneHannah Simone

03 August 1980

London, England, UK

Leo

Jason PriestleyJason Priestley

28 August 1969

Vancouver, Canada

Virgo

Norma ShearerNorma Shearer

10 August 1902

12 June 1983

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Leo

Calum WorthyCalum Worthy

28 January 1991

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Aquarius

Alan YoungAlan Young

19 November 1919

19 May 2016

North Shields, England

Scorpio

Barbara DunkelmanBarbara Dunkelman

02 July 1989

Montreal, Québec, Canada

Cancer

Tamara TaylorTamara Taylor

27 September 1970

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Libra

Yanic TruesdaleYanic Truesdale

17 March 1970

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Pisces

A.J. CookA.J. Cook

22 July 1978

Oshawa, Canada

Cancer

Julien KangJulien Kang

11 April 1982

Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, France

Aries

Alexis SmithAlexis Smith

08 June 1921

09 June 1993

Penticton, British Columbia

Gemini

Jeananne GoossenJeananne Goossen

03 January 1985

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Capricorn

Marie DresslerMarie Dressler

09 November 1868

28 July 1934

Cobourg, Ontario, Canada

Scorpio

Edward DmytrykEdward Dmytryk

04 September 1908

01 July 1999

Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada

Virgo

Jordan ClarkJordan Clark

29 December 1991

Tottenham, Ontario, Canada

Capricorn

Tanaya BeattyTanaya Beatty

12 February 1991

Vancouver, Canada

Aquarius

Alanis MorisetteAlanis Morisette

01 June 1974

Ottawa

Gemini

Naomi KyleNaomi Kyle

13 January 1986

Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada

Capricorn

Donald SutherlandDonald Sutherland

17 July 1935

Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

Cancer

Alexandra BeatonAlexandra Beaton

05 December 1994

Canada

Sagittarius

Brittany RaymondBrittany Raymond

24 February 1995

Ontario, Canada

Pisces

Logan FabbroLogan Fabbro

03 June 1998

Bolton, Canada

Gemini

Myles ErlickMyles Erlick

27 July 1998

Burlington, Canada

Leo

Caillou PettisCaillou Pettis

28 June 2000

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Cancer

Drew ScottDrew Scott

28 April 1978

Vancouver, Canada

Taurus

J.D. ScottJ.D. Scott

27 May 1976

Vancouver, Canada

Gemini

Tiera SkovbyeTiera Skovbye

06 May 1995

Vancouver, Canada

Taurus

Sunny LeoneSunny Leone

13 May 1981

Sarnia

Taurus

Margaret TrudeauMargaret Trudeau

10 September 1948

Vancouver

Virgo

Celine DionCeline Dion

30 March 1968

Repentigny

Aries

Alanis MorissetteAlanis Morissette

01 June 1974

Ottawa

Gemini

Ellen PageEllen Page

21 February 1987

Halifax

Pisces

Carrie-Anne MossCarrie-Anne Moss

21 August 1967

Burnaby, Canada

Leo

Evangeline LillyEvangeline Lilly

03 August 1979

Fort Saskatchewan

Leo

Quote Of The Day