Despite winning innumerable Awards from all around the globe, the Canadian film industry has had to struggle hard for being overshadowed by the American film industry. A testimony to the fact is the nickname ‘Hollywood North’ earned by the Canadian film and television industry. The film fraternity of the country has two distinct groups: Anglophone-Canadian (English speaking Canadians) and Francophone-Canadian (French speaking Canadians) and both the communities have contributed to the production of over 1600 feature films since 1911. The cities of Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver have housed some of the major production centers making Canada a hub for contemporary cinema and the country has given the industry some of the notable film producers like Jim Carrey and Seth Rogen. James Cameron, another legendary Canadian film producer has produced some notable movies such as ‘The Terminator’, ‘Titanic’ and ‘Avatar’. ‘Saturday Night Live’, the popular comic show which revolutionized sketch comedy has been produced by Lorne Michaels another Canadian producer. Metro Goldwyn Motion Picture Studio, is a name reckoned with in the film production industry, was co-founded by Louis B. Mayer, also a Canadian. To know more about famous Canadian TV and film producers explore our collection of biographies. Apart from information on the life stories, career and timelines, we also present some interesting facts and trivia about these personalities.
Eugene LevyEugene Levy
17 December 1946
Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director
Seth RogenSeth Rogen
15 April 1982
Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Producer, Director

William ShatnerWilliam Shatner
22 March 1931
Actor, Producer

Kiefer SutherlandKiefer Sutherland
21 December 1966
Actor, Director, Producer, Voice Actor

Mike MyersMike Myers
25 May 1963
Actor

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor
Jay BaruchelJay Baruchel
09 April 1982
Actor

Jared KeesoJared Keeso
01 July 1984
Actor

Mary PickfordMary Pickford
08 April 1892
Actress, Producer, Screenwriter
Shauna RobertsonShauna Robertson
18 December 1974
Film Producer

Lochlyn MunroLochlyn Munro
12 February 1966
Actor
Calum WorthyCalum Worthy
28 January 1991
Actor, Writer, Producer

Gloria ReubenGloria Reuben
09 June 1964
Actress

Kelly RowanKelly Rowan
26 October 1965
Actress

Mark TwitchellMark Twitchell
04 July 1979
Murderer

Jennifer FinniganJennifer Finnigan
22 August 1979
Actress
Michael EklundMichael Eklund
31 July 1962
Actor

Shawn RobertsShawn Roberts
02 April 1984
Actor

Jack L WarnerJack L Warner
02 August 1892
Film Executive

Akshay KumarAkshay Kumar
09 September 1968
Actor
Sarah EdmondsonSarah Edmondson
22 June 1977
Actress

René AngélilRené Angélil
16 January 1942
Record Producers
Eric McCormackEric McCormack
18 April 1963
Actor

Evan GoldbergEvan Goldberg
11 May 1982
Screenwriter

Katherine BarrellKatherine Barrell
12 February 1990
Actress
Saul RubinekSaul Rubinek
02 July 1948
Actor

Peter DeLuisePeter DeLuise
06 November 1966
Actor
Shawn LevyShawn Levy
23 July 1968
Director

Joely CollinsJoely Collins
08 August 1972
Actress

Robert HardyRobert Hardy
18 May 1970
Miscellaneous Crew
Paulo CostanzoPaulo Costanzo
21 September 1978
Actor

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Wendy CrewsonWendy Crewson
09 May 1956
Actress
Peter LynchPeter Lynch
12 June 1957
Filmmaker

Paul GrossPaul Gross
30 April 1959
Actor

Alisha NewtonAlisha Newton
22 July 2001
Actress

David SutcliffeDavid Sutcliffe
08 June 1969
Actor
Jack L. WarnerJack L. Warner
02 August 1892
Film executive
Dean McDermottDean McDermott
16 November 1966
Actor

Crystal LoweCrystal Lowe
20 January 1981
Actress

Carly PopeCarly Pope
28 August 1980
Actress

Les StroudLes Stroud
20 October 1961
Musician
Alyson CourtAlyson Court
09 November 1973
Actress

Laura HarrisLaura Harris
20 November 1976
Actress

Tyler HynesTyler Hynes
06 May 1986
Actor

Tove ChristensenTove Christensen
20 February 1973
Actor, Film producer

Steve BacicSteve Bacic
13 March 1965
Actor
Mike ClattenburgMike Clattenburg
Director

Mack SennettMack Sennett
17 January 1880
Actor
Danny AntonucciDanny Antonucci
27 February 1957
Animator

Anna SilkAnna Silk
31 January 1974
Actress

Marjorie GrossMarjorie Gross
18 April 1956
Writer, Television producer, Screenwriter
Paul AlmondPaul Almond
26 April 1931
Television Director

Dan LevyDan Levy
09 August 1983
Actor
Allan KingAllan King
06 February 1930
Film Director

Phillip BorsosPhillip Borsos
05 May 1953
Film Director

Margaret AnglinMargaret Anglin
03 April 1876
Actress

Gratien GélinasGratien Gélinas
08 December 1909
Author

Mark RobsonMark Robson
04 December 1913
Film director
Francis MankiewiczFrancis Mankiewicz
15 March 1944
Film Director

Tom PattersonTom Patterson
11 June 1920
Theatrical producer