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

Mike Tyrell and Jason Lepine are included on this list along with many more.

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

Jen Gatien is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Jen Gatien age 42 - Jen Gatien is a film producer.

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MacDonald Parke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
MacDonald Parke Died at 69 (1891-1960) - MacDonald Parke was an actor.

Robert Abercrombie Pringle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Robert Abercrombie Pringle Died at 67 (1855-1922) - Robert Abercrombie Pringle was a Canadian lawyer and politician. Born in Cornwall, Canada West, the son of J. F. Pringle and Isabella Fraser, Pringle was educated in public and high schools and ...more

Bruno Carrière is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Bruno Carrière age 62 - Bruno Carrière is a film and television director, cinematographer and screenwriter.

Jesse Winchester is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Jesse Winchester age 32 - Graham Jesse Winchester is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is a member for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League. After graduating from Colgate University in 2008, ...more

Ron Ward is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Ron Ward age 71 - Ronald Leon "Magic" Ward was a National Hockey League player from 1970-1972 who played defence for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks. He then switched to the fledgling ...more

Bruce Racine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Bruce Racine age 49 - Bruce Maurice Racine is a Canadian retired professional hockey goaltender who played in the NHL with the St. Louis Blues. Racine was drafted in the third round, 58th overall by the Pittsburgh ...more

Alain Chevrier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Alain Chevrier age 54 - Alain Guy Chevrier is a retired Canadian ice hockey goaltender. Chevrier started his National Hockey League career with the New Jersey Devils. He would also play with the Winnipeg Jets, Chicago ...more

John Markell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
John Markell age 59 - John Richard Markell is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger. He played 55 National Hockey League games: 52 with the Winnipeg Jets, two with the St. Louis Blues and one with ...more

Don Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Don Smith Died at 72 (1887-1959) - Donald John Smith was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Shamrocks, Montreal Wanderers and Renfrew Creamery Kings.

Albert Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Albert Lavigne Died at 54 (1908-1962) - Albert Peter Lavigne was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Cornwall, Ontario and became a retail merchant by career. He was first elected at the Stormont ...more

Orval Tessier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Orval Tessier age 82 - Orval Roy Tessier is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre and coach who played three seasons in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins. Tessier ...more

Jason Lepine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Jason Lepine age 30 - Jason Lepine is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing for Iserlohn Roosters in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. Lepine played junior hockey for his hometown Cornwall ...more

Newsy Lalonde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Newsy Lalonde Died at 83 (1887-1970) - Édouard Cyrille "Newsy" Lalonde was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward in the National Hockey League and a professional lacrosse player, regarded as one of hockey's and ...more

Duncan McNaughton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Duncan McNaughton Died at 88 (1910-1998) - Duncan Anderson McNaughton was a Canadian athlete, who competed mainly in the high jump. He went on a career in petroleum geology. McNaughton was born in Cornwall, Ontario and grew up in ...more

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Jacob Harold Gallinger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Jacob Harold Gallinger Died at 81 (1837-1918) - Jacob Harold Gallinger, was a United States Senator from New Hampshire who served as President pro tempore of the Senate in 1912 and 1913.

Corbett Denneny is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Corbett Denneny Died at 69 (1894-1963) - Charles Corbett "Corb" Denneny was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played professionally from 1912 to 1931, including nine seasons in the National Hockey League for the ...more

Malcolm Burn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Malcolm Burn age 56 - Malcolm Burn is a Canadian-born music producer, recording engineer and musician. In 2001, the album Red Dirt Girl by Emmylou Harris and produced by Burn won best folk album.

Christina Julien is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Christina Julien age 27 - Christina Marie Katrina Julien is a Canadian women's soccer striker who plays for German club FF USV Jena and the Canada women's national soccer team. She has played in the 2011 FIFA Women's ...more

Roger Caron is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Roger Caron Died at 74 (1938-2012) - Roger "Mad Dog" Caron was a Canadian robber and the author of the influential prison memoir Go-Boy! Memories of a Life Behind Bars. At the time of publishing, Caron was 39 years old ...more

Peter Whitman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Peter Whitman Died at 48 (1947-1995) - Peter Whitman was an actor.

Bob Kilger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Bob Kilger age 71 - Robert "Bob" Kilger is a Canadian politician. Born in Cornwall, Ontario, Kilger is the former Liberal member of Parliament for the Cornwall region, representing the riding ...more

Pierre Fitch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Pierre Fitch age 34 - Pierre Fitch is a Canadian gay pornography actor, formerly exclusive to Falcon Studios. He is also an entrepreneur, who now works for himself as an actor and producer of video productions. He is ...more

Michael Cram is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Michael Cram age 48 - Michael Cram is a Canadian actor as well as a singer-songwriter.

Chad Kilger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Chad Kilger age 39 - Chad William Lawrence Kilger is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played for several National Hockey League teams, most recently the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Donald Alexander Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Donald Alexander Macdonald Died at 75 (1845-1920) - Sir Donald Alexander Macdonald, CMG ISO was a Canadian militia and army officer. Born in Cornwall, Canada West, the son of Alexander Eugene Macdonald and Grace Mackay Taylor, Macdonald was ...more

Michael V. Smith is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Michael V. Smith Michael V. Smith is a Canadian novelist, poet and filmmaker, originally from Cornwall, Ontario and now living in Kelowna, British Columbia. His debut novel, Cumberland, was nominated for the ...more

Derek Grant is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Derek Grant age 41 - Derek Grant is a Canadian retired proessional ice hockey player. Born in 1974 in Cornwall, Ontario, Grant played three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Newmarket Royals, Niagara ...more

Bob Currier is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Bob Currier age 66 - Robert Currier is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Though drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the 1969 NHL Amateur Draft, he never played a game in the ...more

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Peter Gatien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Peter Gatien age 63 - Peter Gatien was the owner of several New York nightclubs, including The Limelight, Palladium, Club USA, and Tunnel. He was once dubbed as the "King of New York Clubs", during his time ...more

Orlando Aloysius Battista is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Orlando Aloysius Battista Died at 78 (1917-1995) - Orlando Aloysius Battista, also frequently referred to as O.A. Battista, was a Canadian-American chemist and author. A devout Catholic, he was notable in his writing for not shying away from ...more

Grant Campbell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Grant Campbell Died at 86 (1922-2008) - James Alistair Grant Campbell QC, LL.B, UE was a Progressive Conservative party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Cornwall, Ontario and became a barrister and lawyer by ...more

John Wensink is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
John Wensink age 62 - John Wensink is a retired professional ice hockey player. Growing up in Maxville, Ontario the son of Dutch immigrants, Wensink is best remembered for his time with the Boston Bruins, where he ...more

Bob Charlebois is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Bob Charlebois age 71 - Robert Richard Charlebois is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played 7 games in the National Hockey League for the Minnesota North Stars. He would also play 188 games in ...more

Mike Tyrell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Mike Tyrell age 39 - Mike Tyrell is an actor.

Jean Payette is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Jean Payette Died at 0 (1946-1946) - Jean Payette is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward. He would play 112 games in the World Hockey Association with the Quebec Nordiques.

Melanie Banville is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Melanie Banville age 28 - Melanie Louise Banville is a Canadian gymnast. Born in Cornwall, Ontario she lives in nearby Long Sault, Ontario and trains in Ottawa. Starting gymnastics at age five she was highly motivated by ...more

Marilea Butler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Marilea Butler age 56 - Marilea Butler is an actor.

Blair MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Blair MacDonald age 62 - Blair Neil Joseph "B. J." MacDonald is a retired professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League and World Hockey Association between 1973 and 1983. He is best ...more

Scott Pearson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Scott Pearson age 46 - Scott Pearson is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.

Steve Seguin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Steve Seguin age 51 - Steven Joseph Seguin is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in 5 NHL games with the Los Angeles Kings during the 1984–85 season.

Andre Payette is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Andre Payette age 39 - Andre Payette is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who plays for the Sheffield Steeldogs of the English Premier Ice Hockey League. Payette was drafted in 1994 by the NHL ...more

Arnold Neilson Smith is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Arnold Neilson Smith Died at 68 (1889-1957) - Arnold Neilson Smith was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Cornwall, Ontario and became a shipowner. Smith attended public and secondary schools at ...more

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Alexander Peter Ross is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Alexander Peter Ross Died at 84 (1831-1915) - Alexander Peter Ross was an Ontario political figure. He represented Cornwall in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1883 to 1886 as a Conservative member. He was born in Cornwall Township, ...more

Bones Allan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Bones Allan Died at 60 (1881-1941) - Angus "Bones" Allen was a Canadian ice hockey player in the early 1900s. He was a member of the Ottawa Silver Seven team which won the Stanley Cup from 1904 until 1906. Allen died in ...more

Corrie D'Alessio is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Corrie D'Alessio age 46 - Corrie Vince D'Alessio is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played in one National Hockey League game for the Hartford Whalers during the 1992–93 NHL season. D'Alessio ...more

Farrand Gillie is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Farrand Gillie Farrand Douglas Gillie was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who played in one National Hockey League game for the Detroit Cougars during the 1928–29 NHL season.

Moe Racine is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Moe Racine age 78 - Maurice "Moe The Toe" Racine is a former placekicker and offensive lineman for the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1958-1974 of the Canadian Football League. He was part of four Grey Cup ...more

Jesse Patrick Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Jesse Patrick Ferguson Jesse Patrick is a Canadian poet, reviewer and folk musician. He was born in Cornwall, Ontario and has lived in Ottawa, Ontario, Fredericton, New Brunswick, and Sydney, Nova Scotia. His poems ...more

Chris Richards is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Cornwall
Chris Richards age 40 - Chris Richards is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently a free agent. He last played with the Mississippi RiverKings in the Central Hockey League.