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Famous gay Canadians is a list of famous gay, lesbian, and bisexual people who are from or raised in Canada. Famous gay men and lesbian women born in Canada include musicians Rufus Wainwright and Indie Rock duo Tegan & Sara. In addition to these gay and lesbian Canadian singers, there are also a multitude of gay Canadian actors, athletes, and other gay celebrities from Canada on this list of gay Canadians.

Who are the most famous gay people from Canada? These gay Canadian celebrities represent some of the best known members of the Canadian LGBT community. You can build your own list using these properties from the Canadian born gay and lesbian list by clicking the Build A List link to the right.

Ellen Page is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Ellen Page Actor, Voice acting - Ellen Philpotts-Page, known professionally as Ellen Page, is a Canadian actress. She started her career in Canada with roles in the television shows Pit Pony, Trailer Park Boys, and ReGenesis. ...more

Rufus Wainwright is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Rufus Wainwright Songwriter, Musician, Actor - Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer. He has recorded seven albums of original music and numerous tracks on compilations and film soundtracks. He ...more

k.d. lang is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
k.d. lang Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Actor - Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC, known by her stage name k.d. lang, is a Canadian pop and country singer-songwriter and occasional actress. Lang has won both Juno Awards and Grammy Awards for her musical ...more

Pat Patterson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Pat Patterson Wrestler - Pierre Clermont better known by his ring name Pat Patterson, is a French former professional wrestler. He works for WWE as a creative consultant, and was the first Intercontinental Champion. He ...more

David Furnish is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
David Furnish Theatrical producer, Film Producer, Film Director - David James Furnish is a Canadian/British filmmaker, former advertising executive, and now a film director and producer most known for his documentary Elton John: Tantrums & Tiaras.

Luke Macfarlane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Luke Macfarlane Musician, Actor - Thomas Luke Macfarlane, better known as Luke Macfarlane, is a Canadian actor and musician.

Elvira Kurt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Elvira Kurt Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer - Elvira Kurt is a Canadian comedian, and the host of the game show Spin Off. She hosted the entertainment satire/talk show PopCultured with Elvira Kurt, which began on The Comedy Network in ...more

John Ireland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
John Ireland Restaurateur, Actor, Athlete - John Benjamin Ireland was a Canadian actor and film director.

Brian Orser is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Brian Orser Coach - Brian Ernest Orser, OC is a retired Canadian competitive and professional figure skater. He is the 1984 and 1988 Olympic silver medalist, 1987 World champion and eight-time Canadian national ...more

Jay Manuel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Jay Manuel Art Director, Model, Photographer - Jay Manuel is a Canadian American make-up artist. He is most recognizable as the director of photo shoots on the popular reality television show America's Next Top Model. Manuel is also the host ...more

Mark Leduc is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Mark Leduc Mark Leduc was a boxer from Canada, who won a silver medal at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics.

Scott Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Scott Thompson Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter - Scott Thompson is a Canadian television actor and comedian, best known for his time as a member of the comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall.

David Rakoff is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
David Rakoff Journalist, Author, Essayist - David Benjamin Rakoff was a Canadian-born American writer based in New York City who was noted for his humorous, sometimes autobiographical non-fiction essays. Rakoff was an essayist, ...more

Steven Cojocaru is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Steven Cojocaru Journalist - Steven Cojocaru, is a Canadian television fashion critic. He was born in Montreal, Quebec into a Romanian Jewish family. Cojocaru started out as a magazine columnist and eventually began working ...more

The Best Cheeses of Canada

Delwin Vriend is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Delwin Vriend Delwin Vriend is a Canadian who was at the center of a landmark provincial and federal legal case, Vriend v. Alberta, concerning the inclusion of sexual orientation as a protected human right in ...more

Geoff Ryman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Geoff Ryman Novelist, Author, Actor - Geoffrey Charles Ryman is a writer of science fiction, fantasy and surrealistic or "slipstream" fiction. Ryman currently lectures in Creative Writing for University of Manchester's ...more

Trevor Boris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Trevor Boris Comedian, Actor - Trevor Boris is a Canadian comedian and writer from Selkirk, Manitoba.

Owen Pallett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Owen Pallett Arranger, Musician, Singer-songwriter - Michael James Owen Pallett is a Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist, who performs solo as Owen Pallett or, before 2010, under the name Final Fantasy. As Final Fantasy, he won ...more

Brian Pockar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Brian Pockar Figure Skater, Choreographer - Brian James Pockar was a Canadian figure skater. He was the 1982 World bronze medalist, a three-time Canadian national champion, and competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics. He was born and died in ...more

Maggie Cassella is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Maggie Cassella Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor - Maggie Cassella is an American-Canadian actress, comedian and writer, best known for hosting the Canadian television talk show Because I Said So and founding the We're Funny That Way! comedy

Ashley MacIsaac is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Ashley MacIsaac Musician, Singer-songwriter, Fiddler - Ashley MacIsaac is a nominee in the 10th Gemini Award for Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series.

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Claude Vivier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Claude Vivier Composer - Claude Vivier was a Canadian composer.

Sinclair Ross is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Sinclair Ross Novelist, Banker, Writer - James Sinclair Ross, CM was a Canadian banker and author, best known for his fiction about life in the Canadian prairies. He is best known for his first novel, As For Me and My House.

Mark Tewksbury is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Mark Tewksbury Swimmer - Marcus "Mark" Tewksbury, MSM is a Canadian former swimmer. He is best known for winning the gold medal in the 100 metres backstroke at the 1992 Summer Olympics. He also hosted the ...more

Bruce LaBruce is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Bruce LaBruce Pornographic actor, Bassist, Film Producer - Bruce LaBruce is a Canadian writer, filmmaker, photographer and underground adult director based in Toronto, Ontario. His films explore themes of sexual and interpersonal transgression against ...more

Bill Siksay is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Bill Siksay Politician, Critic - William Livingstone Siksay, former MP is a Canadian politician, and was the Member of Parliament who represented the British Columbia riding of Burnaby—Douglas for the New Democratic Party from ...more

Toller Cranston is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Toller Cranston Painter, Figure Skater, Coach - Toller Shalitoe Montague Cranston, CM was a Canadian figure skater and painter. He won the 1971–1976 Canadian national championships, the 1974 World bronze medal and the 1976 Olympic bronze ...more

Svend Robinson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Svend Robinson Politician, Lawyer - Svend Robinson is a Canadian former politician. He was a Member of Parliament in the Canadian House of Commons from 1979 to 2004, representing the suburban Vancouver-area constituency of Burnaby ...more

The Top Stadiums in Canada

Daniel MacIvor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Daniel MacIvor Theatre Director, Screenwriter, Actor - Daniel MacIvor, is a Canadian actor, playwright, theatre director, and film director. He is probably best known for his acting roles in independent films and the edgy sitcom Twitch City.

Norman McLaren is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Norman McLaren Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Screenwriter - Norman McLaren, CC, CQ was a Scottish-born Canadian animator and film director known for his work for the National Film Board of Canada. He was a pioneer in a number of areas of animation and ...more

Matthew Hall is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Matthew Hall Matthew Hall is a Canadian figure skater. He is the 1989 bronze medalist at the Canadian Figure Skating Championships as well as the 1989 Canada Games. He trained at the Mariposa School of ...more

Colin McPhee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Colin McPhee Author, Composer, Musicologist - Colin McPhee was a Canadian composer and musicologist. He is primarily known for being the first Western composer to make an ethnomusicological study of Bali, and for the quality of that work. ...more

Claude Jutra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Claude Jutra Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor - Claude Jutra was a Canadian actor, film director and writer. The Prix Jutra, and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television's Claude Jutra Award, are named in his honor because of his ...more

Blake Harper is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Blake Harper Pornographic actor, Nurse - Blake Allen Harper is a Canadian former gay pornographic film actor. Harper worked as a registered nurse from 1989 until a scout offered him a meeting with Steven Scarborough of Hot House ...more

Lorne Saxberg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Lorne Saxberg Journalist, Newsreader - Lorne Saxberg was a Canadian television journalist and one of many on-air anchors on CBC Newsworld. Saxberg was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario and joined the CBC's radio arm. As host of Ontario ...more

15 Famous People Who Went to Med School

Timothy Findley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Timothy Findley Novelist, Screenwriter, Actor - Timothy Irving Frederick Findley, OC, O.Ont was a Canadian novelist and playwright. He was also informally known by the nickname Tiff or Tiffy, an acronym of his initials.

Dean DeBlois is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Dean DeBlois Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor - Dean DeBlois is a Canadian film director, film producer, screenwriter, animator and editor. He is best known for co-writing and co-directing the Oscar-nominated animated films Lilo & Stitch ...more

Jeremy Podeswa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Jeremy Podeswa Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter - Jeremy Podeswa is a Canadian/American film and television director. He is best known for directing the films The Five Senses and Fugitive Pieces. He has also worked as Director on the television ...more

Ian Scott is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Ian Scott Politician - Ian Gilmour Scott, OC was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1985 to 1992 who represented the downtown Toronto ridings of St. ...more

J. Timothy Hunt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
J. Timothy Hunt Journalist, Author, Writer - James Timothy Hunt is an American-Canadian author and journalist. He has also written children's books under the pen name Tim Beiser.

Mark Kenneth Woods is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Mark Kenneth Woods Television director, Television producer, Film Producer - Mark Kenneth Woods is a Canadian comedy writer, actor, producer, director and TV host.

Daniel David Moses is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Daniel David Moses Writer, Playwright - Daniel David Moses is a First Nations poet and playwright from Canada. Moses, of Delaware descent, was born in Ohsweken, Ontario, and raised on a farm on the Six Nations of the Grand River. He ...more

The Hottest Celebrity Lesbians

Quentin Lee is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Quentin Lee Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer - Quentin Lee is a film writer and director. He is most notable for the films White Frog, The People I've Slept With, Ethan Mao, Drift, Flow, and the film short To Ride a Cow. Lee also co-directed ...more

Charlie David is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Charlie David Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter - Charles David Lubiniecki, better known as Charlie David, is a Canadian actor, writer, director and producer, best known for the male lead in the LGBT horror series Dante's Cove. He has also ...more

Jeffrey Kofman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Jeffrey Kofman Journalist, TV Journalist - Jeffrey Kofman is a London-based correspondent for ABC News. He reports from around the globe on stories in the U.K. and Europe as well as the Middle East and Africa for ABC News broadcasts ...more

Christopher Gillis is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Christopher Gillis Choreographer, Dancer - Christopher Gillis was an important gay male dancer and choreographer and member of the Paul Taylor Dance Company. Born in Montreal, Quebec, the son of the late Gene Gillis, a US Olympic skier, ...more

David Watmough is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
David Watmough Novelist, Writer, Playwright - David Arthur Watmough is a Canadian playwright, short story writer and novelist. Watmaugh was born in London, England, and attended King's College London. He has worked as a reporter BBC Third ...more

Bert Archer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Bert Archer Journalist, Writer - Bert Archer is a Canadian author, journalist, travel writer, essayist and critic. Archer was born in Montreal and lived in Calgary and Vancouver before attending St. Michael's University School ...more

Henri Nouwen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Henri Nouwen Priest, Author, Writer - Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen, was a Dutch-born Catholic priest, professor and writer. His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, social justice and ...more

Morris Panych is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Homosexuals from Canada
Morris Panych Television director, Actor, Playwright - Morris Stephen Panych is a Canadian playwright, director and actor. Panych was born in Calgary and grew up in Edmonton, Alberta. He studied at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, and the ...more