43 Celebrities You Forgot Are Canadian – Famous Canadian Actors

Most people see Hollywood celebrities and automatically think they’re American. Not so. Some of the biggest names in Hollywood actors and actresses are Canadian. Here’s a shout out to the fine Canadian celebrities, and more specifically, famous Canadian actors. As they broke into Hollywood over the years, it’s easy to forget they aren’t actually American. Instead, they are our friendly neighbors to the north .

Even we were shocked to see some of these names appearing on this famous Canadian actors list. Take a look…

Famous Canadian Actors

Seth Rogan

(The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, The Interview, Steve Jobs) Vancover, British Columbia

Famous Canadian Actors

Matthew Perry

(Friends, 17 Again)

Famous Canadian Actors

Caroline Rhea

(The Perfect Man) from Montreal, Quebec.

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Christopher Plummer

(Up), from Toronto, Ontario

Canadian Actors

 

Molly Parker

(The Road, Deadwood), from Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Anna Paquin

(The Piano), from Winnipeg, Manitoba

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Ellen Page

(Inception), from Halifax, Nova Scotia

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Sandra Oh

(Sideways) Ottawa, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Leslie Nielsen

(The Naked Gun), from Regina, Saskatchewan

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Catherine O’Hara

(Home Alone, SCTV, Schitt’s Creek), from Toronto, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Mike Myers

(Saturday Night Live, Austin Powers), from Toronto, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Norm MacDonald

(Saturday Night Live), from Quebec City, Quebec

Famous Canadian Celebrities

Howie Mandel

(Let’s Make a Deal, America’s Got Talent, Howie) Toronto, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Eric McCormack

(Will & Grace, Free Enterprise), from Toronto, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

 

Rachel McAdams

(Sherlock Holmes), from London, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Eugene Levy

(American Pie, SCTV, Finding Dory, Schitt’s Creek) Hamilton, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Keanu Reeves

(The Matrix, Speed, John Wick, The Bad Batch), from Toronto, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Margot Kidder

(Superman), Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Taylor Kitsh

(Friday Night Lights), from Kelowna, British Columbia

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Phil Hartman

(Saturday Night Live, Jingle All the Way) from Brantford, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Bruce Greenwood

(Star Trek) Noranda, Quebec

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Lorne Greene

(Bonanza), from Ottawa, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

Ryan Gosling

(Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Notebook) from London, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Hayden Christensen

(Star Wars Episode III), from Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Canadian Actors

Jim Carey

(Ace Ventura, The Mask, The Truman Show, Dumb and Dumber) Newmarket, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

John Candy

(Planes, Trains, & Automobiles, Uncle Buck, SCTV) Newmarket, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Dan Aykroyd

(Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), Ottawa, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Will Arnett

(The Lego Movie), from Toronto, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Pamela (Lee) Anderson

(Bay Watch, Scary Movie 3), from Ladysmith, British Columbia

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Nathan Fillion

(Castle, Serenity), from Edmonton, Alberta

Famous Canadian Actors

Michael J. Fox

(Family Ties, Back to the Future), from Edmonton, Alberta

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Michael Ironside

(The Machinist), from Toronto, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Barry Pepper

(The Maze Runner, The Kennedys), from Campbell River, British Columbia

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Jason Priestley

(Beverly Hills 90210, Tombstone), from Victoria, British Columbia

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Will Sasso

(Movie 43, MADtv, Family Guy) , from Ladner British Columbia

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Martin Short

(SCTV, Saturday Night Live, Father of the Bride) from, Hamilton, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

William Shatner

(Star Trek, TJ Hooker), from Montreal, Quebec

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Cobie Smulders

(How I Met Your Mother), from Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Donald Sutherland

(The Italian Job, The Hunger Games), from Saint John, New Brunswick

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Alan Thicke

(The Alan Thicke Show), from Kirkland Lake, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Shannon Tweed

(Ex-Wives of Rock, Days of Our Lives) St. John’s, Newfoundland

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Neve Campbell

(Scream, Walter), from Guelph, Ontario

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Jill Hennessy

(Wild Hogs, Madam Secretary), from Edmonton, Alberta

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Natasha Henstridge

(The Whole Nine Yards), from Springdale, Newfoundland

Famous Canadian Actors

 

Thank you Canada for giving us all this talent and, in many cases, beautiful people. FYI, this list is in no particular order–we appreciate all of them equally.

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