Famous People From Newfoundland

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

List people include Leah Callahan, Mary Lou Farrell and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Newfoundland?" or "Which celebrities were born in Newfoundland?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
    Shannon Lee Tweed Simmons (born March 10, 1957) is a Canadian actress and model. One of the most successful actresses of mainstream erotica, she is identified with the genre of the erotic thriller. ...more
    • Birthplace: St. John's, Canada
    Seamus Thomas Harris O'Regan (born January 18, 1971) is a Canadian politician and former television personality from Newfoundland and Labrador. He currently serves as Minister of Indigenous ...more
  • Moondog King
    Dec. at 56 (1949-2005)
    • Birthplace: St. John's, Canada
    Edward John White (May 18, 1949 – August 26, 2005) was a Canadian professional wrestler, best known as Sailor White and as Moondog King of The Moondogs when he joined the World Wrestling Federation ...more
  • Alan Doyle
    Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove, Canada
    Alan Thomas Doyle (born May 17, 1969) is a Canadian musician and actor, best known as the lead singer of Canadian folk rock band Great Big Sea.
    • Birthplace: St. John's, Canada
    Gwynne Dyer, OC (born April 17, 1943) is a London-based independent Canadian journalist, syndicated columnist and military historian.
    • Birthplace: St. John's, Canada
    John Carnell Crosbie, (born January 30, 1931) is a retired provincial and federal politician who served as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Crosbie has served as a ...more