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Famous People From Alberta

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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

    BirthplaceFort Saskatchewan, Canada

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    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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  • Bret Hart

    Bret Hart

    Age: 63
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  • Ted Cruz

    Ted Cruz

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceCanada, Alberta, Division No. 6, Alberta, Rocky View No. 44

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  • Tommy Chong

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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  • Nathan Fillion

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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  • Jill Hennessy

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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  • k.d. lang

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    Age: 58

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

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  • James Gosling

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

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    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

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    BirthplaceCanada, Calgary

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    Age: 33
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    Dec. at 87 (1914-2001)

    BirthplaceCarstairs, Canada

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    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

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  • Kenneth E. Iverson

    Kenneth E. Iverson

    Dec. at 84 (1920-2004)

    BirthplaceCamrose, Canada

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    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

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    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

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    Barbara Kent

    Dec. at 104 (1907-2011)

    BirthplaceGadsby, Canada

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    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

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    Dec. at 73 (1910-1983)

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

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