Canadian Male Comedians

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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.  
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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.

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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.

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Dan Aykroyd
(Actor & Comedian)
Dan Aykroyd
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Birthdate: July 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Dan Aykroyd is a Canadian comedian, actor, musician, and filmmaker. He is credited with co-founding the popular blues and soul revivalist band The Blues Brothers along with legendary comedian John Belushi. The Blues Brothers was conceived as a musical sketch for Saturday Night Live; its popularity turned it into an actual band and was later made into a film.

 5 
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.

 6 
Seth Rogen
(Actor and Comedian Popular for Starring in Films Like ‘Neighbors,’ and ‘Knocked Up’)
Seth Rogen
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Birthdate: April 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Canadian actor Seth Rogen established himself as a bankable and popular comic actor when he starred in Hollywood films Knocked Up in 2007 and Funny People in 2009. His other notable films are Steve Jobs, The Interview, Like Father, Long Shot and An American Pickle. He is active in raising awareness about Alzheimer's disease and is an open marijuana user.

 7 
Rick Moranis
(Actor & Comedian)
Rick Moranis
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Birthdate: April 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Rick Moranis is one of the most popular Canadian artists to make it big in the American film industry. Best known for playing father characters in children's films like Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Rick proved to be a great father off-screen as he took a long break from his career to take care of his children, after the death of his wife.

 8 
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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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.
 9 
Martin Short
(Canadian-American Actor, Comedian and Singer)
Martin Short
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Birthdate: March 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Actor/comedian Martin Short is best known for his work on the shows SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He has also appeared in movies such as Father of the Bride and voiced characters in films such as Madagascar 3. He earned a Tony for his performance in the play Little Me.
 10 
Leslie Nielsen
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Films: ‘Forbidden Planet’, ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ and ‘Airplane!’)
Leslie Nielsen
2
Birthdate: February 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Regina, Canada
Died: November 28, 2010

Leslie Nielsen was a Canadian actor who played more than 220 characters, appearing in over 150 television programs and 100 films in a career that spanned 60 years. In the latter part of his career, he gained recognition as a comedian and went on to become one of the most popular Canadian comedians of his generation.

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John Candy
(Canadian Actor and Comedian Known Mainly for His Work in Hollywood Films)
John Candy
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Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada
Died: March 4, 1994

John Candy was an important Canadian comedian and actor. In 2006, he was honored by Canada Post as he was featured on a postage stamp. Also a sports enthusiast, Candy was the co-owner of Toronto Argonauts, a football team that participates in the Canadian Football League. Under his ownership, the team won the 1991 Grey Cup.

 12 
Lorne Michaels
(Creator and Producer of 'Saturday Night Live')
Lorne Michaels
4
Birthdate: November 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Lorne Michaels is a Canadian-American television producer, comedian, and screenwriter. He is credited with creating and producing one of the most popular American TV sketch comedy and variety shows, Saturday Night Live. With 91 nominations for Primetime Emmy Awards under his belt, Lorne Michaels holds the record for having the most nominations by an individual in the award show's history.

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Thomas Middleditch
(Actor)
Thomas Middleditch
5
Birthdate: March 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 14 
Tom Green
(Actor, Television presenter, Blogger, Radio personality, Screenwriter)
Tom Green
14
Birthdate: July 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pembroke, Canada

Known for his shock comedy and his hit MTV show The Tom Green Show, Canadian comedian Tom Green had started performing stand-up comedy at age 15. A testicular cancer survivor, he had also once been married to Drew Barrymore. In 2021, he announced he would move back from LA to Canada permanently.

 15 
Nathan Fielder
(Best Known for Co-creating, Directing, and Starring in the Comedy Central Parody Reality Show 'Nathan for You')
Nathan Fielder
3
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.

 16 
Colin Mochrie
(Best Known as a Cast Member on the Hit Improvisational Comedy Show ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?')
Colin Mochrie
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Birthdate: November 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland

Colin Mochrie is a Scottish-born Canadian actor, comedian, and producer. He is best known for his appearances on the improvisational TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? He has appeared in numerous TV shows and films and is also active in theatrical productions. He co-wrote and co-produced the sitcom Getting Along Famously with his wife. 

 17 
Mike Smith
(Actor, Comedian)
Mike Smith
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Birthdate: August 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Dave Foley
(Actor, Comedian and Co-founder of the Comedy Group 'The Kids in the Hall')
Dave Foley
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Birthdate: January 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada

A high-school dropout, Dave Foley started his career with stand-up comedy. After meeting Kevin McDonald, he formed the iconic sketch-comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall with him and others. He later appeared in movies such as The Wrong Guy and voiced for animated characters, such as Flik from A Bug's Life.

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Will Sasso
(Actor)
Will Sasso
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Birthdate: May 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ladner, Delta, Canada
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 20 
King Bach
(Canadian-American Actor and Internet Personality)
King Bach
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Birthdate: June 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Canadian-American internet sensation King Bach soared too fame with his content on his YouTube channel BachelorsPadTv and had over 11 million followers on Vine before it went defunct. He has also appeared in The Mindy Project, Rim of the World, and To All the Boys I've Loved Before.
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Tyler Labine
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘Breaker High,’ ‘Invasion’ and ‘Reaper’)
Tyler Labine
5
Birthdate: April 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Canadian actor and comedian Tyler Labine gained international fame with his appearance in the medical drama TV series New Amsterdam. Active in the entertainment industry for three decades, he began his career playing minor roles in TV series. After a period of struggles, he became a successful actor and has since appeared in many hit TV shows and films.

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Robb Wells
(Actor, Screenwriter)
Robb Wells
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Birthdate: March 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moncton, Canada
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Harland Williams
(Actor, Comedian & Writer)
Harland Williams
3
Birthdate: November 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Canadian-American actor and stand-up comedian Harland Williams was initially interested in drawing, painting, and poetry and had also worked briefly as a forest ranger. Apart from appearing in minor roles in movies such as Dumb and Dumber, he has been a voice actor and a children’s book author, too.

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Mark McKinney
(Actor)
Mark McKinney
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Birthdate: June 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ottawa
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Jason Jones
(Actor)
Jason Jones
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Birthdate: June 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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John Paul Tremblay
(Canadian Actor, Comedian, and Screenwriter)
John Paul Tremblay
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Birthdate: May 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada
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Raymond Ablack
(Actor, Comedian)
Raymond Ablack
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Birthdate: November 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Kevin McDonald
(Actor)
Kevin McDonald
3
Birthdate: May 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Montreal
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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David Dave Thomas
(Actor, Comedian best known for being one half of the duo Bob and Doug McKenzie with Rick Moranis.)
David Dave Thomas
3
Birthdate: May 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Catharines, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 30 
Jon Lajoie
(Canadian Comedian, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Musician, Rapper, Actor, Director, and Internet Celebrity)
Jon Lajoie
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Birthdate: August 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Scott Thompson
(Television Actor)
Scott Thompson
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Birthdate: June 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: North Bay, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Ennis Esmer
(Turkish-Canadian Comedian, Actor, Writer, Presenter, Producer, and Voice Actor)
Ennis Esmer
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Birthdate: December 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
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Peter Aykroyd
(Actor, Comedian)
Peter Aykroyd
1
Birthdate: November 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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David Steinberg
(comedian, actor and director who appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson more than 130 times)
David Steinberg
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Birthdate: August 9, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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K. Trevor Wilson
(Comedian, Actor)
K. Trevor Wilson
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Birthdate: March 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

K. Trevor Wilson is a Canadian actor and comedian best known for playing Squirrely Dan in Letterkenny. As a stand-up comedian, Wilson has performed in Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival where he was honored with the Irwin Barker Home Grown Award in 2012. In 2021, he appeared as one of the judges in a TV show titled Roast Battle Canada.

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Brent Butt
(Canadian Actor, Comedian and Writer)
Brent Butt
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Birthdate: August 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tisdale, Canada

Best known as Brent Leroy from the Canadian sitcom Corner Gas, Brent Butt had initially worked as a drywaller and had also owned a publishing company. He then tasted success with stand-up comedy and later formed his own production company. He is also a 4-time Canadian Comedy Award winner.

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Bruce McCulloch
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter)
Bruce McCulloch
1
Birthdate: May 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edmonton
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 38 
Tony Rosato
(Actor)
Tony Rosato
1
Birthdate: December 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naples, Campania, Italy
Died: January 10, 2017
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 39 
Gerry Dee
(Ice hockey player, Actor)
Gerry Dee
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Birthdate: December 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Scarborough

Born to working-class Scottish immigrants in Canada, Gerry Dee was an avid golfer and hockey player in university and had also been a PE teacher. He later struck gold with comedy and became the first Canadian to win the San Francisco Comedy Competition. He also created the CBC sitcom Mr. D.

 40 
Patrick McKenna
(Canadian Comedian and Actor Best Known for His Role on the Television Series 'The Red Green Show')
Patrick McKenna
2
Birthdate: May 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
Shaun Majumder
(Actor, Film actor)
Shaun Majumder
1
Birthdate: January 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Burlington, Newfoundland and Labrador

Born to an Indian Bengali father and a European-Canadian mother, Shaun Majumder was raised by his mother after his parents’ divorce. The Gemini Award-winning actor-comedian is best known for his performance in the CBC comedy show This Hour Has 22 Minutes. He was also the subject of the documentary Majumder Manor.

 42 
Mike MacDonald
(Stand-up comedian)
Mike MacDonald
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Birthdate: June 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: March 17, 2018

Mike MacDonald was a Canadian actor and stand-up comedian best known for his appearances in several popular TV shows like Late Night with David Letterman, Just for Laughs, and The Arsenio Hall Show. MacDonald achieved immense popularity when he played important roles in three successful TV specials, including My House! My Rules!, which received two nominations at the Gemini Awards.

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Sugar Sammy
(Comedian)
Sugar Sammy
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Birthdate: February 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Sugar Sammy is a Canadian actor, comedian, producer, and writer best known for his comedy routines which he delivers in several languages, including English, Hindi, Punjabi, and French. Since 2016, he has been performing his famous one-man show in France, where he was labeled the funniest man by GC magazine. Sammy has also performed in several countries around the world.

 44 
Don Harron
(Canadian Comedian, Actor, Director and Journalist)
Don Harron
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Birthdate: September 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 17, 2015
 45 
Luke Mockridge
(Comedian)
Luke Mockridge
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Birthdate: March 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany

Luke Mockridge is a television presenter and comedian best known for presenting the popular German TV program NightWash. Mockridge has also appeared in other TV shows like TV total and Quatsch Comedy Club. In 2013, he launched his own show titled Occupy School. In the same year, Mockridge was honored with the Best Newcomer Award at the German Comedy Awards.         

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Stewart Francis
(Comedian)
Stewart Francis
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Birthdate: October 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Known for his signature style of deadpan comedy, Canadian comedian Stewart Francis gained fame with shows such as You Bet Your Ass. He has also appeared in the CBC sitcom An American in Canada. His performances have been successful all over North America and the UK.

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Manuel Tadros
(Actor, Singer, Dub actor, Songwriter)
Manuel Tadros
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Birthdate: September 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cairo
 48 
Ian Bagg
(Canadian Comedian and Actor)
Ian Bagg
0
Birthplace: Terrace, Canada
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Jon Dore
(Comedian)
Jon Dore
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Birthdate: November 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Mark Forward
(Comedian)
Mark Forward
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Birthdate: June 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oakville, Ontario, Canada