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List of notable or famous comedians from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top comedians born in Canada and even some popular comedians who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian comedians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These comedians are sorted by popularity, and information about each well-known comedian from Canada is included when available.

These people, like Jim Carrey and Seth Rogen include images when available.

This historic comedians from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian comedians of note?" and "Who are the most famous comedians from Canada?"

These prominent comedians of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian comedians.Use this list of renowned Canadian comedians to discover some new comedians that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (147 items)
Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
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James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer. Carrey has received two Golden Globe Awards. Known for his highly energetic slapstick performances, he has been described as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood. Carrey first ...more

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Age: 55

Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Truman Show, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb & Dumber

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#84 on The Best Actors Working Today

#56 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

#7 on The Funniest People of All Time

#80 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
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Seth Rogen is a Canadian actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and comedian. Rogen began his career performing stand-up comedy during his teenage years, winning the Vancouver Amateur Comedy Contest in 1998. While still living in his native Vancouver, he landed a supporting role in the series ...more

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Age: 34

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: This Is the End, Pineapple Express, Superbad Superbad, Knocked Up

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#70 on The Funniest People of All Time

#72 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#13 on The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors

#95 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars

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Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
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Michael John "Mike" Myers is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer, known for his run as a featured performer on Saturday Night Live from 1989 to 1995, and for playing the title roles in the Wayne's World, Austin Powers, and Shrek films. ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Shrek, Wayne's World

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#17 on The Funniest People of All Time

#7 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

#10 on The Most Successful Saturday Night Live Alumni

#5 on The Funniest Canadian Comics & Actors of All Time

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Russell Peters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
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Russell Dominic Peters is a Canadian comedian and actor. He began performing in Toronto in 1989 and won a Gemini Award in 2008. He has set records for sales and attendance at a comedian's performance: in 2007, as the first comedian to sell out Toronto's Air Canada Centre; in 2009, setting a sales ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Disc jockey

Credits: Source Code, Russell Peters: The Green Card Tour - Live from The O2 Arena, A Russell Peters Christmas Special, Russell Peters: Two Concerts, One Ticket

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#60 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#19 on The Funniest Canadian Comics & Actors of All Time

#88 on The Most Original Comedians

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