Famous Canadian Photographers

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Melissa Auf der Maur
(Canadian Musician, Photographer, and Occasional Actress)
Melissa Auf der Maur
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Birthdate: March 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Margaret Trudeau
(Canadian Activist)
Margaret Trudeau
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Birthdate: September 10, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
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Yousuf Karsh
(Canadian Photographer)
Yousuf Karsh
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Birthdate: December 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mardin, Turkey
Died: July 13, 2002
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Paul Snider
(Canadian Pimp, Nightclub Promoter, and Murderer)
Paul Snider
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Birthdate: April 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vancouver
Died: August 14, 1980
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Barbara Parkins
(Actress, Singer)
Barbara Parkins
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Birthdate: May 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Canadian-American actor Barbara Parkins was a 60s’ icon and is best remembered as Betty Anderson from the series Peyton Place and Anne Welles from the film Valley of the Dolls. The Emmy-nominated actor is now a wildlife activist and a photographer. She has also appeared in Playboy magazine.

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Floria Sigismondi
(Italian-Canadian Screenwriter, Film Director, Music Video Director, Photographer, and Artist)
Floria Sigismondi
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Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Pescara, Italy
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Jeff Wall
(Art historian, Photographer, Painter)
Jeff Wall
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Birthdate: September 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vancouver

Jeff Wall is a Canadian artist renowned for his art history writing and large-scale Cibachrome photographs. His large-scale images and other works have influenced the Düsseldorf School of Photography and photographers like Andreas Gursky. In 2002, Jeff Wall was honored with the Hasselblad Award. In 2008, he received the prestigious Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement.

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Bruce LaBruce
(Canadian Filmmaker, Artist, Writer, and Photographer)
Bruce LaBruce
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Birthdate: January 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Southampton, Ontario
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Willard Boyle
(Physicist, Inventor, Photographer)
Willard Boyle
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Birthdate: August 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Amherst
Died: May 7, 2011

Willard Boyle revolutionized physics with the invention of the charge-coupled device (CCD), which also earned him, and his co-inventor George E. Smith, a Nobel Prize. During his time at Bellcomm, he was associated with the Apollo space program. Both he and Smith worked for Bell Laboratories, too.

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Faye Schulman
(Canadian-Polish Jewish Partisan Photographer )
Faye Schulman
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Birthdate: November 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lenin, Belarus
Died: April 24, 2021
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Ken Bell
(Canadian Photographer Who Served in the Army)
Ken Bell
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Birthdate: July 30, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: June 26, 2000
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Lillian Liu
(Canadian Fine Art Photographer and Pianist)
Lillian Liu
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Birthdate: July 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia