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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.

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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
age 36
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

Michael J. Fox is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Alberta
age 57
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
age 61
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
age 48
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
age 80
Thomas B. Kin "Tommy" Chong is a Canadian comedian, actor, writer, director, activist, and musician. He is well known for his Cheech & Chong comedy albums and movies with Cheech ...more

Nathan Fillion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Alberta
age 47
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
age 50
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
age 57
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
age 27
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
age 63
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
age 64
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
age 66
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
age 31
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
Dec. 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
age 67
Douglas Falconer is a film producer.

Kenneth E. Iverson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Alberta
Dec. 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
age 43
Jarred Land is a film producer and cinematographer.

David Hart Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Alberta
age 33
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
age 95
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
age 32
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
age 53
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
Dec. 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
age 63
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
Dec. 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
age 38
John Gibson is a luger.