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

This list contains people like Hughie Lehman and Red Kelly.

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

Rachel McAdams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 37
Rachel Anne McAdams is a Canadian actress. After graduating from a four-year theatre program at York University in 2001, she initially worked in Canadian television and film productions such as ...more

Laura Vandervoort is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 34
Laura Dianne Vandervoort is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Sadie Harrison in the Canadian TV series Instant Star, Arla "The Bolt-Gun Killer" Cogan in the sci-fi ...more

Ryan Gosling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 38
Ryan Thomas Gosling is a Canadian actor, film director, screenwriter, musician and businessman. He began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Club and went on to ...more

Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 53
James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer. Carrey has received two Golden Globe Awards. Known for his highly ...more

Emily VanCamp is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 32
Emily Irene VanCamp is a Canadian actress, known for her lead roles on the WB series Everwood, ABC series Brothers & Sisters, the ABC drama series Revenge and as Agent 13 / Sharon Carter in ...more

Corey Haim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Ontario
Dec. at 39 (1971-2010)
Corey Ian Haim was a Canadian actor, known for a 1980s Hollywood career as a teen idol. He starred in a number of films, such as Lucas, Silver Bullet, Murphy's Romance, License to Drive, and ...more

Neve Campbell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 45
Neve Adrianne Campbell is a Canadian actress. She appeared in the Canadian television series Catwalk, before she played Julia Salinger in the drama series Party of Five. She also appears in ...more

Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 66
Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter and singer. He was an original "Not Ready For Prime Time Player" on Saturday Night Live, an ...more

Shenae Grimes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 29
Shenae Grimes-Beech is a Canadian actress. She portrayed the role of Annie Wilson on 90210, a spin-off of Beverly Hills, 90210. Prior to that she played Darcy Edwards on Degrassi: The Next ...more

John Candy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Ontario
Dec. at 44 (1950-1994)
John Franklin Candy was a Canadian actor and comedian. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of The Second City and its related Second City Television series and through his ...more

Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 55
Michael John "Mike" Myers is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer, known for his run as a featured performer on Saturday Night Live from 1989 to 1995, and for ...more

Shay Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 28
Shay Mitchell (born Shannon Ashley Garcia Mitchell; 10 April 1987) is a Canadian actress, model, entrepreneur and author. She rose to prominence starring as Emily Fields in the Freeform series ...more

A. J. Cook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 40
Andrea Joy "A. J." Cook is a Canadian actress known for her role as Supervisory Special Agent Jennifer "JJ" Jareau. She has also appeared in films such as Out Cold, and Final

Alex Trebek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 78
George Alexander "Alex" Trebek is a Canadian American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since 1984, and has also hosted a number of ...more

Sarah Chalke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 42
Sarah Chalke is a Canadian-American actress known for portraying Dr. Elliot Reid on the NBC/ABC comedy series Scrubs, the second Rebecca "Becky" Conner on the ABC sitcom Roseanne, and ...more

Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 44
Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for ...more

Martin Short is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 68
Martin Hayter Short, CM is an Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, singer and producer. He is best known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. ...more

Gail Kim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 42
Gail Kim-Irvine is a Canadian professional wrestler, professional wrestling valet, model and actress of Korean descent currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. She also worked with ...more

Neil Young is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 73
Neil Young is a singer-songwriter, Musician,film score composer, film producer, film director, actor and screenwriter.

Sarah Polley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 40
Sarah E. Polley OC is a Canadian actress and film director. Polley first attained notice in her role as Sara Stanley in the Canadian television series Road to Avonlea. She has also starred in ...more

Linda Evangelista is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 53
Linda Evangelista is a Canadian model. She is one of the most accomplished and influential models of all time, and has been featured on over 700 magazine covers. Evangelista is mostly known for ...more

Rick Moranis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 65
Frederick Allan "Rick" Moranis is a Canadian actor, comedian and a two-time Grammy nominated musician. Moranis came to prominence around 1980 in the sketch comedy show Second City ...more

Lanny Barby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 37
Lanny Barby is a French Canadian former actress.

Rich Little is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 80
Richard Caruthers "Rich" Little is a Canadian-American impressionist and voice actor, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices," by voice actor Mel Blanc.

Vanity is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Ontario
age 60
Denise Katrina Matthews, formerly known as Vanity and sometimes credited as Denise Matthews-Smith or D.D. Winters, is a Canadian former singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and model who has ...more