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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.

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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.

Shannon Tweed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Shannon Tweed age 60 - Shannon Lee Tweed 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. Tweed lives with her ...more

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Seamus O'Regan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Seamus O'Regan age 44 - Seamus O'Regan is a Canadian broadcast journalist from Newfoundland and Labrador. He was a correspondent with CTV National News, and a former co-host of Canada AM.

Moondog King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Moondog King Died at 56 (1949-2005) - Edward J. "Ed" White was a Canadian professional wrestler, best known as Moondog King of the Moondogs when he joined the World Wrestling Federation in the early 1980s. White won 48 ...more

Alan Doyle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Alan Doyle age 46 - Alan Thomas Doyle is a Canadian musician and actor, best known for his work as one of the lead singers of Canadian folk rock band Great Big Sea.

Gwynne Dyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Gwynne Dyer age 74 - Gwynne Dyer, OC is a London-based independent Canadian journalist, syndicated columnist and military historian. Dyer was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and joined the Royal Canadian Naval ...more

John Crosbie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
John Crosbie age 84 - John Carnell Crosbie, PC, OC, ONL, QC 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

Bob Cole is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Bob Cole age 83 - Robert Cecil "Bob" Cole CM is a Canadian sports television announcer and former competitive curler. He is known primarily for his work on Hockey Night in Canada.

Vincent P. Bryan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Vincent P. Bryan Died at 59 (1878-1937) - Vincent Patrick Bryan was an American composer and lyricist. In the 1903-1909 production of The Wizard of Oz he was called upon to introduce new songs in numerous revisions. with Theodore F. ...more

Mark O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Mark O'Brien age 32 - Mark O'Brien is an actor, film director, screenwriter, and film editor.

Hugh Abercrombie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Hugh Abercrombie Anderson Died at 75 (1890-1965) - Captain Hugh Abercrombie Anderson MBE was a Canadian writer. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, Anderson was the son of politician John Anderson. Following and education at Bishop Feild College ...more

David Cochrane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
David Cochrane age 42 - David Cochrane is a political reporter in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He works with CBC Television news program Here and Now and with CBC Radio. Cochrane hosts the political television ...more

Amelia Curran is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Amelia Curran Amelia Curran is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She was born and resides in St. John's. The National Post describes her music as “a bit like Leonard Cohen being channeled in a dusty saloon by ...more

Brandon Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Brandon Jones age 26 - Brandon Jones is a Canadian singer/song writer from Quispamsis, New Brunswick. He was a competitor on season 4 of Canadian Idol, and was eliminated on August 1, 2006, placing him 8th.

Anne Marie DeLuise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Anne Marie DeLuise age 46 - Anne Marie DeLuise is a Canadian actress from St John's, Newfoundland, Canada. She is married to actor and director Peter DeLuise. On April 11, 2004, the couple's son named Jake Dominick was

Colin Greening is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Colin Greening age 31 - Colin Peter Greening is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Greening plays for the Binghamton Senators of the American Hockey League, The Ottawa Senators drafted him in the 2005 NHL Entry ...more

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Edward Morris, 1st Baron Morri... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Edward Morris, 1st Baron Morris Died at 76 (1859-1935) - Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris was a lawyer and Prime Minister of Newfoundland. Born in St. John's, the son of Edward Morris and Catherine Fitzgerald, he was educated at Saint ...more

Warren Norris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Warren Norris age 41 - Warren Norris is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who currently plays for EC KAC in the Austrian Hockey League. He has previously played in the American Hockey League and the ...more

Leah Callahan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Leah Callahan age 28 - Leah Callahan is a female freestyle wrestler from Canada. Callahan was born in Newfoundland, grew up in Mackenzie, British Columbia, and currently resides in Calgary, Alberta. In 2012 Callahan ...more

Cluny MacPherson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Cluny MacPherson Died at 87 (1879-1966) - Cluny Macpherson, MD was a Physician and the inventor of the gas mask. During the First World War the German army used poison gas for the first time, against Allied troops at Ypres, Belgium in ...more

William Cormack is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
William Cormack Died at 72 (1796-1868) - William Epps Cormack was a Scottish-Canadian explorer, philanthropist, agriculturalist and author, born St. John’s, Newfoundland. Cormack was the first European to journey across the interior of ...more

Edward Roberts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Edward Roberts age 76 - Edward Moxon Roberts, CM, ONL, QC is a Canadian politician and the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador. The son of Dr. Harry and Katharine Roberts, he was educated at Holloway ...more

Terry Ryan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Terry Ryan age 38 - Terrence William James Ryan is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens eighth overall in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft and played eight games with ...more

Shanawdithit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Shanawdithit Died at 28 (1801-1829) - Shanawdithit, also noted as Shawnadithititis, Shawnawdithit, Nancy April and Nancy Shanawdithit, was the last known living member of the Beothuk people of Newfoundland, Canada. Also remembered ...more

Ruby Holbrook is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Ruby Holbrook age 85 - Ruby Holbrook is an actress.

Ruth Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Ruth Lawrence Ruth Lawrence is an actress.

Fred Adams is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Fred Adams Died at 79 (1918-1997) - Frederick George Adams was a merchant mariner, businessman, genealogist and community historian.

Craig Dobbin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Craig Dobbin Died at 71 (1935-2006) - Craig Lawrence Dobbin, OC was an industrialist and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CHC Helicopter Corporation, a public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York ...more

Sandra Djwa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Sandra Djwa age 78 - Sandra Djwa, FRSC, is a Canadian writer, critic and cultural biographer. Originally from Newfoundland, she moved to British Columbia where she obtained her PhD from the University of British ...more

Eric Cook is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Eric Cook Died at 77 (1909-1986) - Eric Cook was a Canadian politician. Born in St John's, Newfoundland, he was a lawyer, businessman and deputy mayor in St. John's. As well, he was the president of the Newfoundland Liberal ...more

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Cathy Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Cathy Cunningham age 56 - Cathy Cunningham is a Canadian curler. Cunningham played in her first Tournament of Hearts, Canada's national women's curling championship, in 1988 as a third for Maria Thomas. The team finished ...more

Jeff Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Jeff Sullivan age 37 - Jeff Sullivan is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who spent six seasons in the ECHL as a member of the Johnstown Chiefs. During his career, he was known as a steady defensive-minded ...more

Frank Stamp is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Frank Stamp Died at 49 (1905-1954) - Frank Stamp was born in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada and later became a police officer and a boxer. Stamp had joined the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in 1925 at age 20 and went on to ...more

Nick McGrath is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Nick McGrath Nick McGrath MHA is a Canadian politician in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. McGrath was elected to the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly in the 2011 provincial election and ...more

Sebastian Spence is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Sebastian Spence age 46 - Sebastian Spence is an actor who played the lead role of Cade Foster in the Syfy TV series, First Wave.

Brad Gushue is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Brad Gushue age 36 - Bradley Raymond "Brad" Gushue, ONL is a Canadian curler from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Gushue, along with teammates Russ Howard, Mark Nichols, Jamie Korab and Mike Adam, ...more

Deborah Odell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Deborah Odell Deborah Odell is a Canadian actress who has appeared in various films and TV shows.

Harry Watson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Harry Watson Died at 59 (1898-1957) - Harold Ellis "Moose" Watson was a Canadian amateur ice hockey player. He was a member of the Toronto Granites team that won a gold medal for Canada in ice hockey at the 1924 Winter

Rick Mercer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Rick Mercer age 47 - Richard Vincent "Rick" Mercer OC is a Lebanese Canadian comedian, television personality, political satirist and author. He is best known for his work on the CBC Television comedy ...more

Cyprian Bridge is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Cyprian Bridge Died at 85 (1839-1924) - Admiral Sir Cyprian Arthur George Bridge GCB was a British Royal Navy officer towards the end of the era of Pax Britannica. He was Commander-in-chief of both the Australian Squadron and the ...more

Fabian O'Dea is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Fabian O'Dea Died at 86 (1918-2004) - Fabian Aloysius O'Dea, QC was a lawyer and the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland, Canada. He was the son of John V. O'Dea and May O'Dea. In 1950 O'Dea married Constance Margaret Ewing. ...more

Luke Adam is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Luke Adam age 26 - Luke Adam is a Canadian ice hockey centre currently with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League. Adam was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the second round, 44th overall in the ...more

Harold Williams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Harold Williams Died at 76 (1934-2010) - Harold Williams M.Sc Ph.D FRSC was one of the premier field geologists in the history of Newfoundland geology and the foremost expert on the Appalachian Mountains of North America. An expert on ...more

J. Bruce French is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
J. Bruce French Died at 81 (1921-2002) - J. Bruce French is 1977 Guggenheim Fellow in Natural Sciences.

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Maurice Prendergast is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Maurice Prendergast Died at 66 (1858-1924) - Maurice Brazil Prendergast was an American Post-Impressionist artist who worked in oil, watercolor, and monotype. He exhibited as a member of The Eight, though the delicacy of his compositions ...more

Wynanne Downer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Wynanne Downer Died at 60 (1947-2007)

Brian Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Brian Gibbons age 68 - Brian Gibbons is a retired professional ice hockey player. He played in 226 games in the World Hockey Association.

Danny Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Danny Williams age 67 - Daniel E. "Danny" Williams, QC, MHA is a Canadian politician, businessman and lawyer who served as the ninth Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador between November 6, 2003, and December ...more

William D. MacGillivray is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
William D. MacGillivray age 70 - William D. MacGillivray is a Canadian film director and screenwriter. MacGillivray studied art and design at NSCAD University and at Concordia University. He then studied filmmaking at the ...more

Bill Clark is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Bill Clark age 71 - Walter "Bill" Clark is a former New York Police Department first grade detective and an award-winning television writer and producer.

Martyn Bennett is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Newfoundland
Martyn Bennett Died at 34 (1971-2005) - Martyn Bennett was a Scottish musician who was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He was influential in the evolution of modern Celtic fusion, a blending of traditional ...more