Famous People Born In Ottawa

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 1 Alanis Morisette

Alanis Morisette
16
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 2 Sarah Chalke

Sarah Chalke
8
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 3 Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood
14
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist, Literary Critic & Environmental Activist
Birthdate: November 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 4 Paul Anka

Paul Anka
4
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Known for His Signature Hit Songs "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder"
Birthdate: July 30, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 5 Dan Aykroyd

Dan Aykroyd
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer

 6 Jay Baruchel

Jay Baruchel
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 Emma Portner

Emma Portner
21
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: November 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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 8 Lorne Greene

Lorne Greene
16
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 11, 1987
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 Drew Seeley

Drew Seeley
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 Vanessa Morgan

Vanessa Morgan
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 11 Tom Cavanagh

Tom Cavanagh
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Bruce Cockburn

Bruce Cockburn
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Musicologist, Composer
Birthdate: May 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini

 13 Michel Trudeau

Michel Trudeau
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pierre Trudeau's son
Birthdate: October 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 13, 1998

 14 Brendan Penny

Brendan Penny
6
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 15 Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau
74
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Canada (Since 2015)
Birthdate: December 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 Rich Little

Rich Little
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American-Canadian impressionist
Birthdate: November 26, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 17 Shane Smith

Shane Smith
1
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 18 Kaniehtiio Horn

Kaniehtiio Horn
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 19 Kelly Rowan

Kelly Rowan
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 20 Peter Aykroyd

Peter Aykroyd
0
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: November 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 21 Donal Logue

Donal Logue
9
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 Keshia Chanté

Keshia Chanté
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Pianist, Model, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: June 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini

 23 Kelly Sheridan

Kelly Sheridan
0
Famous As: Voice actress
Birthdate: May 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus

 24 Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aristocrat
Birthdate: January 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 25 Bob Rae

Bob Rae
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 25th Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations
Birthdate: August 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 Rachel Homan

Rachel Homan
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Curler
Birthdate: April 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries

 27 Mark McKinney

Mark McKinney
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 Barbara Ann Scott

Barbara Ann Scott
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: May 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 30, 2012
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 29 Alexandre Trudeau

Alexandre Trudeau
5
Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: December 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 30 Jason Ethier

Jason Ethier
4
Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: October 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra

 31 Wade Morissette

Wade Morissette
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Singer Songwriter
Birthdate: June 1, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini

 32 Melinda Shankar

Melinda Shankar
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 33 Nobu McCarthy

Nobu McCarthy
2
Famous As: Former Actress known for for her performance in the film The Wash
Birthdate: November 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 6, 2002

 34 Marc Savard

Marc Savard
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: July 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 Vik Sahay

Vik Sahay
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 36 Nancy Greene Raine

Nancy Greene Raine
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Senator
Birthdate: May 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus

 37 Kari Skogland

Kari Skogland
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 38 Denis Potvin

Denis Potvin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: October 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 Paul Whelan

Paul Whelan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Police officer
Birthdate: March 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces

 40 Stephen Lewis

Stephen Lewis
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Canadian Ambassador to the United Nations (1984-88)
Birthdate: November 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 41 John Tuzo Wilson

John Tuzo Wilson
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geophysicist
Birthdate: October 24, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 15, 1993

 42 Gabriela Dabrowski

Gabriela Dabrowski
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: April 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 43 Shulamith Firestone

Shulamith Firestone
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Feminist
Birthdate: January 7, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 28, 2012

 44 Mike Gartner

Mike Gartner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: October 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 45 Dalton McGuinty

Dalton McGuinty
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: July 19, 1955
Sun Sign: Cancer

 46 Dominic LeBlanc

Dominic LeBlanc
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Lawyer, Politician
Birthdate: December 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 47 John Ralston Saul

John Ralston Saul
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Philosopher, Novelist, Writer
Birthdate: June 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini

 48 Thomas Mulcair

Thomas Mulcair
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 49 Andrew Coyne

Andrew Coyne
0
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Columnist, Editor
Birthdate: December 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 50 Robert J. Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyer
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Science fiction writer, Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: April 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus