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Famous People From Saskatchewan

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

List contains people like Lou Sekora, Marty Flichel.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Saskatchewan?" or "Which celebrities were born in Saskatchewan?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Leslie Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dec. at 84 (1926-2010)

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

Leslie William Nielsen (11 February 1926 – 28 November 2010) was a Canadian actor, comedian, and producer. He appeared in more than 100 films and 150 television programs, portraying more than ...more

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Kari Matchett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 48

Birthplace: Canada

Kari Matchett (born March 25, 1970) is a Canadian actress. She has appeared in films such as Apartment Hunting (2000), Angel Eyes (2001), Men with Brooms (2002), Cypher (2002), Civic Duty ...more
Kaylyn Kyle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 30

Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada

Kaylyn McKenzie Kyle (born October 6, 1988) is a Canadian soccer player who last played as a midfielder for the Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League. She is also a member of ...more

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#492 of 677 Rank the Sexiest Current Female Athletes #30 of 91 The Best Current Female Soccer Players #55 of 106 The Best Soccer Players from Canada

Julia Voth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 33

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

Julia Voth (born May 16, 1985) is a Canadian actress and model. She is best known for her roles in the 2009 film Bitch Slap and the TV series Package Deal, as well as for being the character ...more
Dafydd Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 64

Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada

Dafydd Rhys "Dave" Williams OC OOnt CCFP FCFP FRCPC FRCP (born May 16, 1954) is a Canadian physician, public speaker, CEO, author and a retired CSA astronaut. Williams was a mission ...more
Buffy Sainte-Marie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Buffy Sainte-Marie Age: 78

Birthplace: Piapot, Piapot No. 110, Canada

Buffy Sainte-Marie, OC (born Beverly Sainte-Marie, c. February 20, 1941) is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist. ...more

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Darryl Neudorf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 54

Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada

Peter Tertzakian is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan

Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada

Peter Tertzakian (born 1961) is an economist and author. He is the Executive Director of the Arc Energy Research Institute, as well as the Chief Energy Economist & Managing Director at ARC ...more
Richard Weinberger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Richard Weinberger Age: 28

Birthplace: Moose Jaw, Canada

Richard Weinberger is a Canadian long-distance swimmer. Weinberger won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in the 10 km open water marathon. He is the current reigning ...more
Michael Eklund is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 56

Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada

Michael Eklund is a Canadian television and film actor who is known for playing the role of the villain or antihero. His characters are often described as being "creepy".Some of his ...more
Robert Fleming is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dec. at 55 (1921-1976)

Birthplace: Prince Albert, Canada

Robert James Berkeley Fleming (November 12, 1921 – November 28, 1976) was a Canadian composer, pianist, organist, choirmaster and teacher. Robert was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. At a ...more
Clint Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dec. at 96 (1913-2009)

Birthplace: Assiniboia, Canada

Clinton James "Snuffy" Smith (December 12, 1913 – May 19, 2009) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and head coach best known for his time spent in the National Hockey League ...more
Fred Wah is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 80

Birthplace: Swift Current, Canada

Frederick James Wah, OC, (born January 23, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, scholar and former Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.
Bryan Trottier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 62

Birthplace: Val Marie, Canada

Bryan John Trottier (born July 17, 1956) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh ...more

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Alistair MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dec. at 78 (1936-2014)

Birthplace: North Battleford, Canada

Alistair MacLeod, (July 20, 1936 – April 20, 2014) was a Canadian novelist, short story writer and academic. His powerful and moving stories vividly evoke the beauty of Cape Breton Island's ...more
Guy Gavriel Kay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 64

Birthplace: Weyburn, Canada

Guy Gavriel Kay (born November 7, 1954) is a Canadian writer of fantasy fiction. The majority of his novels take place in fictional settings that resemble real places during real historical ...more
Trent Yawney is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 53

Birthplace: Hudson Bay, Canada

Trent G. Yawney (born September 29, 1965 in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian professional hockey coach and a former defenceman. He is currently assistant coach for the Los Angeles Kings ...more
Max Bell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Max Bell Dec. at 60 (1912-1972)

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

George Maxwell "Max" Bell (October 13, 1912 – July 19, 1972) was a Canadian newspaper publisher, race horse owner and philanthropist. He was best known as the co-founder of FP ...more
Wade Belak is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dec. at 35 (1976-2011)

Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada

Wade William Belak (born Wade William Aadland; July 3, 1976 – August 31, 2011) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward and defenceman. He was drafted 12th overall by the Quebec Nordiques ...more

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Gordon Northcott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dec. at 24 (1906-1930)

Birthplace: Saskatchewan, Canada

Gordon Northcott was a serial killer and was part of the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders.
Paul Thagard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 68

Birthplace: Yorkton, Canada

Paul Thagard (; born September 28, 1950) is a Canadian philosopher who specializes in cognitive science, philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of science and medicine. Thagard is distinguished ...more
Renee Rosnes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 56

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

Irene Louise Rosnes (born 24 March 1962), professionally known as Renee Rosnes ( REE-nee ROSS-ness), is a Canadian jazz pianist, composer, and arranger.
Lyndon Rush is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Age: 38

Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada

Lyndon Rush (born November 24, 1980) is a Canadian retired bobsledder who has competed since 2004. Rush took up bobsleigh after spending five years playing Canadian football for the University ...more
James M. Harrison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dec. at 75 (1915-1990)

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

James Merritt Harrison, (September 20, 1915 – July 6, 1990) was a Canadian scientist and public servant. He was the Director of the Geological Survey of Canada from 1956 to 1964, and Assistant ...more
Jeanne Sauvé is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dec. at 71 (1922-1993)

Birthplace: Prud'homme, Canada

Jeanne Mathilde Sauvé (née Benoît, April 26, 1922 – January 26, 1993) was a Canadian journalist, politician, and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, the ...more