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List of famous people from Vancouver, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Vancouver, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Vancouver you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Vancouver, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

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Kristin Kreuk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Kristin Kreuk age 34 - Kristin Laura Kreuk is a Canadian actress, known for her roles as Lana Lang in the Superman-inspired television series Smallville and as Laurel Yeung in the Canadian teen drama Edgemont. She has ...more

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Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Ryan Reynolds age 40 - Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian actor. Reynolds portrayed Michael Bergen on the ABC sitcom Two Guys and a Girl, Billy Simpson in the YTV Canadian teen soap opera Hillside, as well as Marvel ...more

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Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Richard Hatch age 56 - Richard Hatch is an American former reality television contestant. He won the first season of the CBS reality series Survivor. He was a contestant on a subsequent All-Stars season of Survivor, ...more

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Emmanuelle Vaugier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Emmanuelle Vaugier age 40 - Emmanuelle Vaugier is a Canadian film and television actress, and model. who has had recurring roles as Detective Jessica Angell on CSI: NY, Mia on Two and a Half Men, Dr. Helen Bryce on ...more

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Hayden Christensen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Hayden Christensen age 35 - Hayden Christensen is a Canadian-American actor and producer. He began his career on Canadian television at the age of 13, then diversified into American television in the late 1990s. He was ...more

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Jason Priestley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Jason Priestley age 47 - Jason Bradford Priestley is a Canadian-American actor and director. He is best known as the virtuous Brandon Walsh on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 and for his role starring as ...more

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Sarah Mutch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Sarah Mutch age 32 - Sarah Mutch is a Canadian fashion model who has modeled for magazines including Maxim magazine and Ocean magazine. Her career began when she was discovered at age thirteen in her hometown of ...more

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Carly Pope is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Carly Pope age 36 - Carly Pope is a Canadian actress.

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Devon Sawa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Devon Sawa age 38 - Devon Edward Sawa is a Canadian actor.

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Alexander Ludwig is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Alexander Ludwig age 24 - Alexander Richard Ludwig is a Canadian actor, singer and model. His notable film credits include The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, Lone Survivor, Disney's Race to Witch Mountain, and The Hunger ...more

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Noot Seear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Noot Seear age 33 - Noot Seear is a Canadian fashion model and actress.

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Spencer Herbert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Spencer Herbert age 35 - Spencer Chandra Herbert is a Canadian politician who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Representing the British Columbia New Democratic Party, he won the October 29, ...more

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Lauren Lee Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Lauren Lee Smith age 36 - Lauren Lee Smith is a Canadian actress.

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Kirsten Prout is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Kirsten Prout age 26 - Kirsten Prout is a Canadian actress born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She starred in ABC Family's drama Kyle XY as Amanda Bloom. She is also known for playing Charlotte "Char" ...more

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Ann Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Ann Rutherford Died at 95 (1917-2012) - Therese Ann Rutherford, known as Ann Rutherford, was a Canadian-American actress in film, radio, and television. She had a long career starring and co-starring in films, playing Polly Benedict ...more

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Yvonne De Carlo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Yvonne De Carlo Died at 85 (1922-2007) - Yvonne De Carlo was a Canadian American actress, singer, and dancer whose career in film, television, and musical theatre spanned six decades. She obtained her breakthrough role in Salome, Where ...more

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Tara Wilson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Tara Wilson age 33 - Tara Wilson is an actress.

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Alina Cho is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Alina Cho age 46 - Alina Cho is an American journalist who worked for CNN from February 2004 until August 2013. She has previously worked as an anchor and correspondent for ABC News and was an anchor with CNBC. ...more

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Michael Shanks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Michael Shanks age 45 - Michael Garrett Shanks is a Canadian actor, writer and director best known for his role as Dr. Daniel Jackson in the long-running Canadian-American military science fiction television series ...more

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Jim Moeller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Jim Moeller age 61 - James C. "Jim" Moeller is an American politician and mental health professional from Washington State and a member of the Washington State House of Representatives representing the ...more

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Andy Quan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Andy Quan age 47 - Andy Quan, is a Chinese-Canadian author who now lives in Sydney, Australia. In his writing, he frequently explores the ways in which sexual identity and cultural identity interact. Quan is ...more

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Magda Apanowicz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Magda Apanowicz age 31 - Magda Apanowicz is a Canadian actress, best known for her roles as Andy Jensen on the TV series Kyle XY and Lacy Rand on Caprica.

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Gabrielle Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Gabrielle Miller age 43 - Gabrielle Sunshine Miller is a Canadian actress.

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Roy MacLaren is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Roy MacLaren age 82 - Roy MacLaren, PC, is a Canadian politician, diplomat, historian, and author. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British ...more

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Kimberley Joseph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Kimberley Joseph age 43 - Kimberley Joseph is a Canadian Australian actress who is based in the United States. Joseph was born in Canada, raised on the Gold Coast in Australia, and educated in Switzerland. After ...more

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Jesse Capelli is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Jesse Capelli age 37 - Jesse Capelli is a Canadian adult model and a pornographic actress. She self-identifies as bisexual. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and described herself as a "real ...more

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Laura Harris is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Laura Harris age 40 - Laura Harris is a Canadian actress.

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Michael Ontkean is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Michael Ontkean age 69 - Michael Leonard Ontkean is a Canadian actor. He is known for the 1970s crime drama The Rookies, the film Slap Shot, and the cult-favorite TV series Twin Peaks.

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Sonja Bennett is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Sonja Bennett age 36 - Sonja Bennett is a Canadian actress and screenwriter. Her film debut was in the Canadian feature film Punch, for which she won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a ...more

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Ross Rebagliati is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Ross Rebagliati age 44 - Ross Rebagliati appeared in the Shred 2 film.

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John Alessio is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
John Alessio age 36 - John Paul Alessio is a Canadian mixed martial artist currently competing in Bellator's Lightweight division. Alessio has also fought for many of the major MMA promotions, including the UFC, WEC, ...more

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Don Francks is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Don Francks age 85 - Donald Harvey Francks or Iron Buffalo is a Canadian actor, vocalist and jazz musician.

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Debbie Rochon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Debbie Rochon age 48 - Debbie Ann Rochon is a Canadian actress and former stage performer, best known for her work in independent horror movies and counter-culture films.

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Ian Hacking is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Ian Hacking age 81 - Ian MacDougall Hacking, CC, FRSC, FBA is a Canadian philosopher, specializing in the philosophy of science.

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John Qualen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
John Qualen Died at 88 (1899-1987) - John Qualen was an actor.

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Jeff Wall is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Jeff Wall age 69 - Jeffrey "Jeff" Wall, OC, RSA is a Canadian artist best known for his large-scale back-lit cibachrome photographs and art history writing. Wall has been a key figure in Vancouver's art ...more

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Mark Ashley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Mark Ashley age 46 - Mark Ashley is a Canadian pornographic actor and director. Ashley had starred in over 1,100 films. His directorial projects include the Anal Authority and Anal Fanatic series. He is best known ...more

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Michael Barratt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Michael Barratt age 57 - Michael Reed Barratt is an American physician and a NASA astronaut. Specializing in aerospace medicine, Barratt served as a flight surgeon for NASA before his selection as an astronaut, and has ...more

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Brian Brett is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Brian Brett age 66 - Brian Brett is a Canadian poet and novelist. He studied literature at Simon Fraser University from 1969 to 1974. Writing and publishing since the late 1960s, he has also been involved in an ...more

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Michael Donovan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Michael Donovan age 63 - Michael Donovan is an actor, film director and casting director.

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Katherine DeMille is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Katherine DeMille Died at 84 (1911-1995) - Katherine DeMille was a Canadian-born American film actress. She was born Katherine Paula Lester in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was orphaned as a child by the death of her father, ...more

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Carolyn Arends is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Carolyn Arends age 47 - Carolyn Arends is a Contemporary Christian musician, songwriter, and author based in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

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Boris Mann is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
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Joy Kogawa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Joy Kogawa age 81 - Joy Nozomi Kogawa, CM, OBC is a Canadian poet and novelist of Japanese descent.

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Rachel Marsden is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Rachel Marsden age 42 - Rachel Marsden is a conservative political columnist, television commentator and university lecturer, originally from Canada but now based in Paris where she has lived since 2009. A fluent ...more

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Nisha Ganatra is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Nisha Ganatra age 42 - Nisha Ganatra is a Canadian film director, film producer, writer and actress of Indian ancestry. She is most well known for her acclaimed films Chutney Popcorn and Cosmopolitan, and for ...more

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Julia Kent is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Julia Kent Julia Kent is a New York City-based, Vancouver, British Columbia-born cellist and composer. She has performed as a member of Rasputina and with Antony and the Johnsons. She creates music using ...more

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Rory Cutler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Rory Cutler age 52 - Rory Cutler is a Second Unit Special Effects Coordinator and special effects foreman.

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Scott Mosier is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Scott Mosier age 46 - Scott A. Mosier is an American film producer, editor, podcaster, writer and actor best known for his work with director Kevin Smith, with whom he co-hosts the weekly podcast, SModcast.

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Thea Gill is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Thea Gill age 45 - Thea Louise Gill is a Canadian actress best known for her starring role as Lindsay Peterson in the Showtime television series Queer as Folk.