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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)

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Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 57 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 ...more

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Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 36 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 ...more

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Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 55 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 ...more

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Russell Peters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 48 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 ...more

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Tom Green is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 47 Michael Thomas "Tom" Green is a Canadian actor, rapper, writer, comedian, producer, director, talk show host, and media personality. Best known for his unique brand of comedy, Green ...more

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Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 66 Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter and singer. He was an original "Not Ready For Prime Time Player" on Saturday Night Live, an ...more

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Howie Mandel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 63 Howard Michael "Howie" Mandel is a Canadian comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor. He is well known as host of the NBC game show Deal or No Deal, as well as the show's ...more

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Norm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 55 Norman Gene "Norm" Macdonald is a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, producer and actor. He is best known for his five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, which included ...more

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Rick Moranis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 65 Frederick Allan "Rick" Moranis is a Canadian actor, comedian and a two-time Grammy nominated musician. Moranis came to prominence around 1980 in the sketch comedy show Second City ...more

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Will Arnett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 48 William Emerson "Will" Arnett is a Canadian actor and comedian . He is most well known for his many comedic roles, including George Oscar Bluth II in the Fox series Arrested ...more

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John Candy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
Dec. at 44 (1950-1994) John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of The Second City and its related Second City Television series and through his ...more

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Jon Lajoie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 38 Jonathan "Jon" Lajoie is a Canadian comedian, actor, rapper, singer, musician and Internet celebrity from Montreal, Quebec. He gained fame mostly from his YouTube channel, ...more

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Lorne Michaels is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 74 Lorne Michaels, CM is a Canadian-American television producer, writer, comedian, and actor, best known for creating and producing Saturday Night Live, the Late Night series, and The Tonight

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Caroline Rhea is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 54 Caroline Gilchrist Rhea is a Canadian stand-up comedian, actress and model who was the original host of the reality television show The Biggest Loser on NBC until she was replaced by Alison ...more

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Dave Thomas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 69 David William "Dave" Thomas is a Canadian comedian, actor and television writer. He is best known for portraying Doug McKenzie on SCTV as well as in the film Strange Brew, which he

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Jason Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 45 Jason Pierre Jones is a Canadian-American actor and comedian. He is best known for being a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and departed the show on March 26, 2015.

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Rick Mercer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 49 Richard Vincent "Rick" Mercer OC is a Lebanese Canadian comedian, television personality, political satirist and author. He is best known for his work on the CBC Television comedy ...more

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Jon Dore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 43 Jonathan David Dore is a Canadian comedian and actor.

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Rachid Badouri is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
Rachid Badouri age 42 Rachid Badouri is a Canadian comedian.

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Alan Thicke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 72 Alan Willis Thicke is a Canadian actor, songwriter, and game and talk show host. He is known for his role as Jason Seaver, the father on the ABC television series Growing Pains. He is the father ...more

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Paul Shaffer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 69 Paul Allen Wood Shaffer, CM is a Canadian-American musician, actor, voice actor, author, comedian, and composer who has been David Letterman's musical director, band leader and sidekick since

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Luc Picard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 57 Luc Picard is a French Canadian actor and comedian. He was born on September 24, 1961 in Lachine, Quebec, Canada. He has played numerous characters in diverse roles. He is most commonly known ...more

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John Moore is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 52 John Sanford Moore, better known as John Moore, is a Canadian radio and television broadcaster, film critic, actor, voice actor and comedian. He works for CFRB 1010 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Ali Hassan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
Ali Hassan is an actor and a comedian.

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Jay Baruchel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Comedians from Canada
age 36 Jonathan Adam Saunders "Jay" Baruchel is a Canadian actor and comedian. He plays Josh Greenberg, the main character, in the FXX comedy television series Man Seeking Woman, and played ...more