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List of famous film directors from Canada, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Canada has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Canadian directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Canada and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

Items on this list include Nicolas Wright and Davyde Wachell.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Canadian directors?" and "Which directors are from Canada?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Canada in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Canadian directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Aaron Chan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Aaron Chan age 29

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Aaron Houston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Aaron Houston age 39

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Aaron James Sorensen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Aaron Kim Johnston is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Aaron Kim Johnston

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Aaron Seltzer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Aaron Seltzer age 43

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Aaron Woodley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Aaron Woodley age 46

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Adam Brooks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Adam Brooks age 61

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Adam Reid is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Adam Reid age 44

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Adam Smoluk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Adam Smoluk age 37

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Aden Young is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Aden Young age 45

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Adrien Lorion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Adrien Lorion age 45

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Al Christie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Al Christie Died at 70 (1881-1951)

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Al Waxman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Al Waxman Died at 66 (1935-2001)

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Alain Chartrand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alain Chartrand age 71

The Best Second Films from Famous Directors

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Alain Desrochers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Alain Dostie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alain Dostie age 74

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Alan Bunce is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alan Bunce

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Alan Gibson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alan Gibson Died at 49 (1938-1987)

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Alan Zweig is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Alanis Obomsawin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

Best Lupita Nyong'o Movies

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Albert M. Chan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Albert Nerenberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Albert Nerenberg age 55

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Albert Tessier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Albert Tessier Died at 81 (1895-1976)

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Alex Chapple is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Alex Chu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alex Chu age 32

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Alex Epstein is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alex Epstein age 54

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Alexander Carson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alexander Carson age 35

The Best G-Rated Family Movies

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Alexander Dewdney is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Alexander Schure is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alexander Schure Died at 89 (1920-2009)

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Alexandre Michaud is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alexandre Michaud age 40

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Alexandre Trudeau is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Alexis Fortier Gauthier is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alexis Fortier Gauthier age 37

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Ali Kazimi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Ali Kazimi age 56

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Alison Maclean is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

The Best Movies That Were Originally Panned by Critics

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Alison Murray is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Allan A. Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Allan Dwan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Allan Dwan Died at 96 (1885-1981)

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Allan Eastman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Allan Eastman age 69

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Allan F. Nicholls is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Allan King is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Allan King Died at 79 (1930-2009)

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Allan Kroeker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Allan Kroeker age 66

The Best Babar Ali Movies

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Allan Moyle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Allan Moyle age 70

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Allan Ungar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Allan Ungar

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Alma Duncan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alma Duncan Died at 87 (1917-2004)

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Alvin Rakoff is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Alvin Rakoff age 90

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Amanda Forbis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Amanda Forbis age 52

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Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette age 38

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Anais Granofsky is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada

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Anand Ramayya is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from Canada
Anand Ramayya age 45