Famous Canadian Actors and Actresses
Alan Thicke
Father in "Growing Pains", son is Robin Thicke, musician
Barry Morse
The lieutenant who chased the Fugitive across America (original series)

 Chief Dan George

First Nations actor.  Little Big Man, Outlaw Josey Wales, Bonanza TV
Christopher Plummer
Stage, screen and TV  "Dreamscape", "Star Trek VI" "Sound of Music"
Conrad Bain
Played the father in TVs "Different Strokes"  Has a twin brother.
Dan Ackroyd
1/2 of the Blues Brothers
Dave Thomas
Comedian, actor.  SCTV, "Grace Under Fire".  Brother to Ian Thomas, musician
David James Elliott
Comedian, "Kids in the Hall", "Newsradio", "Will and Grace"
David Foley
"JAG", Close to Home
David Steinberg
Comedian, director.  "Designing Women"
Donald Sutherland
"MASH", "JFK", "Backdraft", Dirty Dozen,
Donnelly Rhodes
"Soap", "Bay", "Young and the Restless", "da Vinci's Inquest"
Elisha Cuthbert
Cute blond that played Keifer Sutherland's daughter in "24"
Eugene Levy
Comedian, SNL, SCTV, lots of movies
Glenn Ford
Clark Kent's adoptive father in "Superman", over 100 movies, many of them cowboy.
Graham Greene
Native,  the chief in "Dances With Wolves"
Henry Czerny
"The Ice Storm"
Hume Cronyn
James Doohan
Scotty on Star Trek, Scots are convinced he was born in THEIR country.
Jason Priestley
Jim Carrey
comedian, "The Mask", "Ace Ventura" "The Grinch"
John Candy
Second City comedian, "Uncle Buck", "Silent Running"
John Colicos
"Anne of a Thousand Days", "Postman Always Rings Twice", first Klingon on Star Trek
John Vernon
"Animal House", "Dirty Harry"
Keanu Reeves
Not born in Canada but lived here and considers himself a citizen
Keifer Sutherland
Son of Donald, He is Jack Bauer of 24.  Was in Young Guns.
Kenneth Welsh
"Twin Peaks", "Legends of the Fall"
Leslie Neilson
"Airplane", "Naked Gun"
Lloyd Bochner
"Dynasty", "Naked Gun 2-1/2"
Lorne Green
Pa Cartwright, worked as announcer for the CBC before that, "Battlestar Galactica"
Martin Short
Comedian, SCTV and SNL
Mathew Perry
Matt Frewer
"Max Headroom", Star Trek TNG", "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids"
Michael J. Fox
"Scanners", "Total Recall", lots of made for TV movies.  Always the "heavy"
Michael Ironside
"Family Ties", "Spin City", "Teen Wolf" and all those "Back to the Future" movies
Mike Myers
"Wayne's World", Shrek, Austin Powers, has 3 dogs named after hockey players.
Orson Welles
Director.  "Citizen Kane", "War of the Worlds"
Paul Gross
"Due South"  He's a great singer too.
Phil Hartman
comedian, "Newsradio", "SNL", "The Simpsons (Hi, I'm Troy McLure)"
R.H. Thomson
"Road to Avonlea", "Moonlighting"
Rae Dawn Chong
Daughter of Tommy Chong.
Raymond Burr
"Ironside", "Perry Mason"
Raymond Massey
"Abe Lincoln in Illinois", "East of Eden", "Naked and the Dead".  Brother was a diplomat.
Rick Moranis
SCTV, "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids"
Robert Ito
sidekick assistant to "Quincy"
Rod Cameron
Saul Rubinek
"Unforgiven", "Star Trek TNG", Daphne's husband on "Frasier"
Tommy Chong
1/2 of Cheech and Chong
Victor Garber
"Titanic", and a whole slew of television movies
Walter Pidgeon
"How Green Was My Valley", "Forbidden Planet"
William Shatner
Captain Kirk of Star Trek, "911", "T.J.Hooker", author, comedian, director, producer, advertiser
Catherine O'Hara
SCTV and mother in "Home Alone"
Colleen Dewhurst
"Anne of Green Gables", "Murphy Brown"
Elisha Cuthbert
Jack Bauer's daughter on 24, born in Calgary
Fay Wray
"King Kong", died Aug 8, 2004
Genevieve Bujold
"Dead Ringers", "Coma", "Anne of One Thousand Days"
Jill Hennessy
"Law and Order", got killed in the car accident-in the show.  Cute, cute, cute.
Kate Nelligen
"Prince of Tides", "US Marshals"
Kim Cattral
"Sex in the City", "Star Trek VI", "Outer Limits"
Margot Kidder
Lois Lane in Superman movies
Mary Pickford
called "America's Sweetheart" of the silent screen, married Douglas Fairbanks, founded United Artists, died 1979
Megan Follows
actress, "Anne of Green Gables"
actress, "Party of Five"
Pamela Anderson Lee
Baywatch woman and all the rest.  Definitely a woman.
Wendy Crewson


Jennifer Finnigan
Good looking blonde, but mean prosecutor star of Close to Home.
Atom Egoyan
movie director, 1998 Academy Award nominee
director, writer, "The Fly", "Dead Ringers"
James Cameron
Director, "Titanic", "Terminator"
Norman Jewison
director, producer, "Fiddler on the Roof", "Jesus Christ Superstar", "Heat of the Night" - winner of 5 Academy Awards
Steve Smith
The genius Red Green, director, comedian, writer, producer.  Canada's Milton
Writes, produces, does screenplay for House, the television program. From ON
Homer Simpson
The creator (Matt Groening) of the series was born in Canada.  He said Homer must be Canadian then.
Rene Balcer
Producer Law and Order
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