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List of famous people from Alberta, 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 Alberta, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Alberta 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 Alberta, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

List is made up of people like Mike Kroeger and Aaron Lines.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Alberta?" or "Which celebrities were born in Alberta?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Evangeline Lilly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Evangeline Lilly age 37 - Nicole Evangeline Lilly is a Canadian actress and author. She won multiple Saturn Awards and Teen Choice Awards and a Golden Globe nomination for her role as Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost. ...more

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Michael J. Fox is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Michael J. Fox age 55 - Michael J. Fox, OC is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and advocate. With a film and television career spanning from the 1970s, Fox's roles have included Marty McFly from the Back to ...more

Bret Hart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Bret Hart age 59 - Bret Hart is a Canadian writer, actor and retired professional wrestler. A member of the Hart wrestling family and a second-generation wrestler, he has an amateur wrestling background, wrestling ...more

Ted Cruz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Ted Cruz age 46 - Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz is the junior United States Senator from Texas. Elected in 2012 as a Republican, he is the first Hispanic or Cuban American to serve as a U.S. Senator from ...more

Tommy Chong is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Tommy Chong age 78 - Thomas B. Kin "Tommy" Chong is a Canadian comedian, actor, writer, director, activist, and musician. He is well known for his marijuana-themed Cheech & Chong comedy albums and ...more

Nathan Fillion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Nathan Fillion age 46 - Nathan Fillion is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Richard Castle on the ABC series Castle as well as his earlier portrayal of the lead role of Captain Malcolm Reynolds in the ...more

Jill Hennessy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Jill Hennessy age 48 - Jillian Noel "Jill" Hennessy is a Canadian actress and musician known for her television roles on Law & Order and Crossing Jordan and in films such as RoboCop 3 and Most Wanted.

k.d. lang is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Alberta
k.d. lang age 55 - 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

Rhiannon Fish is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Rhiannon Fish age 26 - Rhiannon Marie Fish is a Canadian-born Australian actress best known for her role as April Scott on Home and Away. Fish was born in Canada and relocated to Australia with her family when she was ...more

James Gosling is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Alberta
James Gosling age 61 - James Arthur Gosling, OC is a Canadian computer scientist, best known as the father of the Java programming language.

Lanny Poffo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Lanny Poffo age 62 - Lanny Mark Poffo, better known by his ring names "Leaping" Lanny and The Genius is a Canadian-American professional wrestler. Poffo was born in Calgary, Canada, to Angelo Poffo, an ...more

Morris Panych is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Morris Panych age 64 - 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

G.NA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Alberta
G.NA age 28 - Gina Jane Choi or simply Choi Gina, better known by her stage name G.NA, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress based in South Korea under Cube Entertainment. She released her debut ...more

Joseph J. Stone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Joseph J. Stone Died at 87 (1914-2001) - Joseph J. Stone was a writer and screenwriter.

Douglas Falconer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Douglas Falconer age 63 - Douglas Falconer is a film producer.

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Kenneth E. Iverson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Kenneth E. Iverson Died at 84 (1920-2004) - Kenneth Eugene Iverson was a Canadian computer scientist noted for the development of the APL programming language in 1962. He was honored with the Turing Award in 1979 for his contributions to ...more

Jarred Land is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Jarred Land age 40 - Jarred Land is a film producer and cinematographer.

David Hart Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Alberta
David Hart Smith age 31 - Harry Smith is a Canadian professional wrestler. He is currently working for the Japanese professional wrestling promotion New Japan Pro Wrestling under the ring name Davey Boy Smith, Jr.. A ...more

Arthur Hiller is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Arthur Hiller age 93 - Arthur Hiller, OC is a Canadian television and film director, having directed over 33 major films during his 50-year career. He began his career directing television in Canada and later in the ...more

Chad Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Chad Johnson age 29 - Chad Terry Johnson is a Canadian ice hockey goaltender, currently playing for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League.

Alison Redford is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Alison Redford age 52 - Alison Merrilla Redford, QC is a Canadian lawyer and former politician. She was the 14th Premier of Alberta, Canada, having served in this capacity from October 7, 2011, to March 23, 2014. ...more

Barbara Kent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Barbara Kent Died at 104 (1907-2011) - Barbara Kent was a Canadian-born, North American-based film actress, prominent from the silent film era to the early talkies of the 1920s and '30s and 40's and former Miss Hollywood.

Melody Anderson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Melody Anderson age 61 - Melody Anderson is a Canadian social worker and public speaker specializing in the impact of addiction on families. She is a retired actress, whose most high-profile role was playing Dale Arden ...more

Rod Cameron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Rod Cameron Died at 73 (1910-1983) - Rod Cameron was a Canadian-born film and television actor whose career extended from the 1930s to the 1970s. He appeared in horror, war, action and science fiction movies, but is best remembered ...more

John Gibson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Alberta
John Gibson age 36 - John Gibson is a luger.

Crystle Lightning is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Crystle Lightning age 34 - Crystle Lightning is an artist/musician living in Studio City, California known for her work as a film actress, an MC with the hip hop group LightningCloud, and DJ. A dedicated electro house DJ, ...more

Jason the Terrible is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Jason the Terrible age 56 - Karl Moffat, known by his ring name Jason the Terrible, is a Canadian professional wrestler who was a veteran of Calgary-based Stampede Wrestling as well as Canadian Rocky Mountain Wrestling and ...more

Mike Comrie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Mike Comrie age 35 - Michael William Comrie is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre. During his 13-year National Hockey League career he played with the Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix ...more

Herbie Lewis is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Herbie Lewis Died at 85 (1906-1991) - Herbert Albert "Herb" Lewis was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who played for the Detroit Red Wings in the National Hockey League. He was born in Calgary, Alberta. ...more

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Jan Zwicky is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Jan Zwicky age 61 - Jan Zwicky is a Canadian philosopher, poet, essayist, and musician. She received her BA from the University of Calgary and earned her PhD at the University of Toronto in 1981 where her studies ...more

Craig Berube is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Craig Berube age 51 - Craig "Chief" Berube is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and the current head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League. Berube played 17 seasons ...more

John Kordic is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Alberta
John Kordic Died at 27 (1965-1992) - John Nicholas "Rambo" Kordic was a Canadian hockey player in the National Hockey League.

John Caird is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Alberta
John Caird age 68 - John Newport Caird is an English stage director and writer of plays, musicals and operas. He is an Honorary Associate Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, a regular director with the Royal ...more

Archie Gouldie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Archie Gouldie Archie Gouldie is a retired Canadian professional wrestler. He wrestled for Stampede Wrestling for decades as Archie "The Stomper" Gouldie. He was also known by the ring name The ...more

Roman Danylo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Roman Danylo Roman Danylo is a Canadian comedian, improviser and actor based out of Vancouver, British Columbia. He currently stars in the CTV television network show Comedy Inc.

Albert Bandura is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Albert Bandura age 91 - Albert Bandura OC is a psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University. For almost six decades, he has been responsible for ...more

John Robarts is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Alberta
John Robarts Died at 65 (1917-1982) - John Parmenter Robarts, PC CC QC was a Canadian lawyer and statesman, and the 17th Premier of Ontario.

Todd McFarlane is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Todd McFarlane age 56 - Todd McFarlane is a Canadian cartoonist, artist, writer, toy designer and entrepreneur, best known for his work in comic books, such as the fantasy series Spawn. In the late 1980s and early ...more

Erin Mouré is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Erin Mouré age 61 - Erín Moure is a writer, poet and translator.

Byron MacGregor is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Byron MacGregor Died at 47 (1948-1995) - Byron MacGregor was a Canadian news anchor and news director.

Joel H. Cohen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Joel H. Cohen Joel H. Cohen is a Canadian writer for Saturday Night Live, Suddenly Susan and The Simpsons. He is the younger brother of one-time Simpsons writer Robert Cohen, who penned the season three ...more

David Chernushenko is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Alberta
David Chernushenko age 53 - David Chernushenko is a politician, professional speaker, sustainability consultant and documentary filmmaker in Ontario, Canada. He was elected to Ottawa City Council in the 2010 municipal ...more

Desmond Morton is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Desmond Morton age 78 - Desmond Dillon Paul Morton, OC, FRSC, CD is a Canadian historian who specializes in the history of the Canadian military, as well as the history of Canadian political and industrial relations. ...more

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Peter Lougheed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Peter Lougheed Died at 84 (1928-2012) - Edgar Peter Lougheed, PC CC AOE QC, was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the tenth Premier of Alberta from 1971 to 1985 as a Progressive Conservative. Lougheed was the grandson of ...more

Rosanna Crawford is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Rosanna Crawford age 27 - Rosanna Crawford is a Canadian biathlete. Crawford competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver in the women's sprint and individual competitions. She placed 72nd in the sprint on 13 ...more

Robert Kroetsch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Robert Kroetsch Died at 84 (1927-2011) - Robert Kroetsch, OC was a Canadian novelist, poet and non-fiction writer. In his fiction and critical essays, as well as in the journal he co-founded, Boundary 2, he was an influential figure in ...more

Tim Bray is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Tim Bray age 61 - Timothy William Bray is a Canadian software developer and entrepreneur. He co-founded Open Text Corporation and Antarctica Systems. Bray was also one of the co-authors of the original XML ...more

Robert D. Hare is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Robert D. Hare age 83 - Robert D. Hare, C.M., is a researcher in the field of criminal psychology. He developed the Hare Psychopathy Checklist, used to assess cases of psychopathy. Hare advises the FBI's Child ...more

Warren Shouldice is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Warren Shouldice age 32 - Warren Shouldice is a retired Canadian freestyle skier. Over his career, Shouldice has earned twelve podium finishes at World Cup events. His best result came in 2011, when he won the World ...more

Madeleine Williams is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Madeleine Williams age 32 - Madeleine Williams is a cross-country skier.