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Famous Disc Jockeys from Canada

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List of notable or famous disc jockeys from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top disc jockeys born in Canada and even some popular disc jockeys who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian disc jockeys then this list is the perfect resource for you. These disc jockeys are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known disc jockey from Canada is included when available.

List is made up of people like Peaches and Russell Peters.

This historic disc jockeys from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian disc jockeys of note?" and "Who are the most famous disc jockeys from Canada?" These prominent disc jockeys of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian disc jockeys.

Use this list of renowned Canadian disc jockeys to discover some new disc jockeys 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. (23 items)

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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Hope, British Columbia, Canada
    • Profession: Record producer, Disc jockey
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    Buck 65
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    Richard Terfry, better known by his stage name Buck 65, is a Canadian alternative hip hop artist. Underpinned by an extensive background in abstract hip hop, his more recent music has extensively incorporated blues, country, rock, folk and avant-garde influences. Terfry is also a radio host, hosting the ...more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Rapper, Disc jockey
    • Credits: Year of the Carnivore, Discordia
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    Cajjmere Wray is a Canadian producer, DJ and remixer from Toronto. He is known for a variety of his original and remix productions. He has remixed for many major recording artists including: Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Esthero, Nelly Furtado, Girlicious, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Deborah Cox, Oscar ...more

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    • Profession: Record producer, Disc jockey
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    Claude Rajotte is a well-known DJ/VJ/music critic from Montreal, Quebec. Rajotte is currently working for MusiMax.more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Drummondville, Canada
    • Profession: Radio personality, Disc jockey
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    Curtis Santiago
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    Curtis Santiago is a Canadian dance-rock musician, originally from Sherwood Park, Alberta, now based in Toronto. He was previously signed to Finger Lickin' Records. In the late 1990s he was a member of the Edmonton group The Hi-Phoniqs, a soul-oriented band. He left the city and the band in 2002 and ...more

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    • Birthplace: Alberta, Canada
    • Profession: Singer-songwriter, Disc jockey
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    Dave Ferris

    Dave Ferris is a musician and disc jockey.more

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    • Profession: Musician, Disc jockey
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    Jordan Young, known professionally as DJ Swivel, is a Grammy Award winning Canadian music producer, mixer, audio engineer, and DJ. He is a prominent audio engineer best known for working with Beyoncé as her personal recording engineer. He has also worked with Jay-Z, Kanye West, Fabolous, and Jay Sean ...more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Disc jockey, Engineer
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    Fred Everything is a French-Canadian electronic musician and DJ, best known for his work in the deep house music genre.more

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    • Birthplace: Hull, Gatineau, Canada
    • Profession: Record producer, Disc jockey, Composer
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    George Pettit, is a Canadian musician best known as the former lead vocalist of the post-hardcore band Alexisonfire. Pettit is currently active as the vocalist of Dead Tired.more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Grimsby, Canada
    • Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Disc jockey, Singer
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    Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
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    Jacqueline MacInnes Wood is a Canadian actress, disc jockey, singer and television host. She is best known for playing the role of Olivia Castle on Final Destination 5. She currently portrays the character of Steffy Forrester on the long-running American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. Wood's ...more

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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
    • Profession: Actor, Disc jockey, Singer
    • Credits: Final Destination 5, The Bold and the Beautiful, Turn the Beat Around, Skyrunners
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    Capital J is a Canadian drum and bass DJ and record producer. From a young age Capital J was interested in battle deejaying. By the age of thirteen he was winning London, Ontario's foremost scratch competitions. In 1997 Capital J moved to Toronto and became involved in the drum and bass scene. Within ...more

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    • Profession: Record producer, Disc jockey
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    Jeff Healey
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    Norman Jeffrey "Jeff" Healey was a blind Canadian jazz and blues-rock vocalist and guitarist who attained musical and personal popularity, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s.more

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    • Age: Died at 42 (1966-2008)
    • Birthplace: Canada, Ontario, Toronto, Americas
    • Profession: Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Road House, Let it Rock: At the Crossroads of Rock and Roll, Jeff Healey Band: Live at Montreux 1999
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    Josh Dolgin
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    Josh Dolgin, better known by his stage name Socalled, is a Canadian rapper and record producer, known for his eclectic mix of hip hop, klezmer, and other styles such as drum & bass and folk music. A pianist and accordion player, he has taught the latter at Klezfest London, where he has also run ...more

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    • Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
    • Profession: Record producer, Journalist, Pianist, Musician, Cinematographer, + more
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    Kenny Robinson is a stand-up comic, actor, and occasional DJ. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he moved to Toronto in 1983 to pursue a career as a comedian.more

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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Disc jockey
    • Credits: Down to Earth, Repo Men, Love, Sex and Eating the Bones, Silver Man, + more
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    Eric San, who records under the name Kid Koala, is a Canadian DJ, turntablist, musician and an author of graphic novels. He is signed to the British record label Ninja Tune, is a member of alternative hip hop supergroup Deltron 3030, and The Slew with Dynamite D and former members of the Australian rock ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Disc jockey
    • Credits: Requiem For Romance, The Indestructible Jimmy Brown, Zen TV DVD
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    Max Graham
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    Max Graham is a Canadian DJ, composer and producer of dance music . He is most famous for his Cycles CD Series/Radio show as well as his remix of the classic song “Owner of a Lonely Heart” by Yes in 2005. Graham can be found touring the world on a regular basis.more

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    • Age: age 44
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Record producer, Disc jockey
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    Merrill Beth Nisker, better known by her stage name Peaches, is a Canadian electronic musician and performance artist who lives in Berlin, Germany. Her songs are noted for disregarding traditional gender norms, and for their use of sexually explicit lyrics. She plays her own instruments for her songs, ...more

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    • Age: age 47
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
    • Profession: Performer, Record producer, Rapper, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Ivory Tower, Peaches Does Herself, To Valerie Solanas And Marilyn Monroe In Recognition Of Their Desperation
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    Richard Ian Cox is a Welsh-Canadian actor, voice artist, online radio host, and comedian. He is best known for his voice acting for English language dubs of anime, mainly for InuYasha. Richard gained prominence for playing the character of Henry Dailey's teenaged traveler and horse rider, Alec Ramsay, ...more

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    • Age: age 42
    • Birthplace: St Asaph, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Voice acting, Presenter, Teacher
    • Credits: Ghost Rider, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Alive, RV, The Bots Master, + more
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    Russell Peters
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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 record ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Disc jockey
    • Credits: Source Code, New Year's Eve, Last Comic Standing, Breakaway, Girl in Progress, + more
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    Ryan Fantastic
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    • Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
    • Profession: Disc jockey
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