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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
Leslie Nielsen Died at 84 (1926-2010) - Leslie William Nielsen, OC was a Canadian-American actor and comedian. He appeared in more than 100 films and 150 television programs, portraying more than 220 characters. Nielsen was born in ...more

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Kari Matchett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Kari Matchett age 47 - Kari Matchett is a Canadian actress. She played Mariel Underlay in Invasion, Lisa Miller in 24, and Kate Filmore in the cult favorite science fiction movie Cube 2: Hypercube. She recently ...more

Kaylyn Kyle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Kaylyn Kyle age 28 - Kaylyn McKenzie Kyle is a Canadian soccer player who plays as a midfielder for the Portland Thorns FC in the National Women's Soccer League. She is also a member of Canada women's national ...more

Julia Voth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Julia Voth age 31 - Julia Voth is a Canadian born American actress and model.

Dafydd Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dafydd Williams age 62 - Dafydd Rhys "Dave" Williams OC is a Canadian physician and a retired CSA astronaut. Williams was a mission specialist on two space shuttle missions. His first spaceflight, STS-90 in ...more

Buffy Sainte-Marie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Buffy Sainte-Marie age 76 - Buffy Sainte-Marie, OC is a Canadian-American Cree singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist. Throughout her career in all of these areas, her ...more

Darryl Neudorf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Darryl Neudorf age 52 - Darryl Neudorf is a Canadian musician, record producer and audio engineer. He was the drummer for 54-40 from 1982–1986. He is best known during this time for co-writing the hit song "I Go ...more

Peter Tertzakian is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Peter Tertzakian Peter Tertzakian is an economist, investment strategist, author and public speaker. He is Chief Energy Economist & Managing Director at ARC Financial Corporation, an energy-focused private ...more

Richard Weinberger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Richard Weinberger age 25 - 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
Michael Eklund age 53 - Michael Eklund is a Canadian actor, who has made numerous appearances in both television and film roles.

Robert Fleming is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Robert Fleming Died at 55 (1921-1976) - Robert James Berkeley Fleming was a Canadian composer, pianist, organist, choirmaster and teacher. Robert was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. At a young age his family settled in Saskatoon ...more

Clint Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Clint Smith Died at 96 (1913-2009) - Clinton James "Snuffy" Smith was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and head coach best known for his time spent in the National Hockey League as a player with the New York ...more

Fred Wah is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Fred Wah age 78 - Frederick James Wah, OC, 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
Bryan Trottier age 59 - Bryan John Trottier is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins. He won four ...more

Alistair MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Alistair MacLeod Died at 78 (1936-2014) - Alistair MacLeod, OC FRSC was a Canadian novelist, short story writer and academic. His powerful and moving stories vividly evoke the beauty of Cape Breton Island's rugged landscape and the ...more

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Guy Gavriel Kay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Guy Gavriel Kay age 62 - Guy Gavriel Kay CM is a Canadian writer of fantasy fiction. Many of his novels are set in fictional realms that resemble real places during real historical periods, such as Constantinople during ...more

Trent Yawney is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Trent Yawney age 50 - Trent G. Yawney is a retired hockey defenceman, a former head coach of the National Hockey League Chicago Blackhawks, a former professional scout for the Anaheim Ducks, and a former assistant ...more

Max Bell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Max Bell Died at 60 (1912-1972) - George Maxwell "Max" Bell was a Canadian newspaper publisher, race horse owner and philanthropist. He was best known as the co-founder of FP Publications, Canada's largest newspaper ...more

Wade Belak is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Wade Belak Died at 35 (1976-2011) - Wade William Belak was a Canadian of Slovenian ancestry, professional ice hockey forward and defenceman. He was drafted 12th overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. He ...more

Gordon Northcott is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Gordon Northcott Died at 24 (1906-1930) - 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
Paul Thagard age 66 - Paul Thagard is a Canadian philosopher who specializes in philosophy, cognitive science, and the philosophy of science. Thagard is currently a professor of Philosophy at the University of ...more

Renee Rosnes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Renee Rosnes age 55 - Irene Louise Rosnes, professionally known as Renee Rosnes, is a Canadian pianist, composer and arranger in the hard bop and post-bop mediums.

Lyndon Rush is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Lyndon Rush age 35 - Lyndon Rush is a Canadian retired bobsledder who has competed since 2004. Rush took up bobsleigh after spending five years playing Canadian football for the University of Saskatchewan. He ...more

James M. Harrison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
James M. Harrison Died at 75 (1915-1990) - James Merritt Harrison, CC was a Canadian scientist and public servant. He was the Director of the Geological Survey of Canada from 1956 to 1964, and Assistant Deputy Minister of the Department ...more

Jeanne Sauvé is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Jeanne Sauvé Died at 71 (1922-1993) - Jeanne Mathilde Sauvé PC CC CMM CD was a Canadian journalist, politician, and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 23rd since Canadian Confederation. Sauvé was ...more

Roman Kroitor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Roman Kroitor Died at 86 (1926-2012) - Roman Kroitor was a Canadian filmmaker who was known as an early practitioner of Cinéma vérité, as co-founder of IMAX, and as creator of the Sandde hand-drawn stereoscopic ...more

Cory Churko is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Cory Churko age 46 - Cory Churko is an actor, violinist, guitarist and a backing vocalist.

W. O. Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
W. O. Mitchell Died at 84 (1914-1998) - William Ormond Mitchell, PC, OC better known as W. O. Mitchell was a Canadian writer and broadcaster. His "best-loved" novel is Who Has Seen the Wind, which portrays life on the ...more

Deborah Theaker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Deborah Theaker age 51 - Deborah Theaker is a Canadian actress. Theaker was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. She is best known as Casey Edison on the Lucasfilm science fiction satire Maniac Mansion which ran ...more

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Joanna Glass is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Joanna Glass age 80 - Joanna M. Glass is an author and playwright.

Brent Everett is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Brent Everett age 31 - Brent Everett is a Canadian gay pornographic film actor and director. Since 2003, he has appeared in over 40 pornographic films for a variety of studios in the United States.

Hayley Wickenheiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Hayley Wickenheiser age 38 - Hayley Wickenheiser OC is a women's ice hockey player from Canada. She was the first woman to play full-time professional hockey in a position other than goalie. Wickenheiser is a member of the ...more

Lorna Crozier is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Lorna Crozier age 68 - Lorna Crozier is a Canadian poet and holds the Head Chair in the Writing Department at the University of Victoria. Crozier attended the University of Saskatchewan where she received her B.A. in ...more

George Ramsay Cook is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
George Ramsay Cook age 84 - George Ramsay Cook, OC, FRSC, is a Canadian historian and general editor of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography. He was professor of history at York University for 25 years until 1996. Through ...more

Dave Tippett is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dave Tippett age 54 - David G. Tippett is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and the current head coach of the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League. He is the sixth head coach of the Coyotes ...more

Eric Malling is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Eric Malling Died at 52 (1946-1998) - Eric Malling was a Canadian television journalist. Born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan to Danish immigrant John Malling Sorensen, he graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a BA ...more

Dave Rodney is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Dave Rodney age 51 - David Anthony "Dave" Rodney is a Canadian politician and Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the constituency of Calgary-Lougheed as a Progressive Conservative. ...more

Lee Richardson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Lee Richardson age 69 - Lee Richardson is a Canadian politician. Richardson was a member of the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Calgary Centre for the Conservative Party of Canada from 2004 to ...more

Guy Big is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Guy Big Died at 32 (1946-1978) - Guy Big was the stage name of Alan Hoffman, a Canadian actor. He appeared in the children's television series The Hilarious House of Frightenstein as the midget count and also appeared in the ...more

Brian Dickson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Brian Dickson Died at 82 (1916-1998) - Robert George Brian Dickson, PC CC CD, commonly known as Brian Dickson, was a Canadian lawyer, military officer, and judge. He was appointed a puisne justice of the Supreme Court of Canada on ...more

Pat Binns is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Pat Binns age 68 - Patrick George Binns, is a Canadian diplomat who was named Ambassador to Ireland on August 30, 2007; serving in that post until November 19, 2010. Binns has a long history of public service, ...more

Rhea Tregebov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Rhea Tregebov age 64 - Rhea Tregebov is a Canadian poet, novelist and children's writer who lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Erwin Lutzer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Erwin Lutzer age 74 - Erwin W. Lutzer is an evangelical Christian pastor, teacher and author. He is currently the senior pastor of Moody Church, in Chicago, Illinois.

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Tara Hunt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Tara Hunt age 43 - Tara Hunt is an author, speaker and startup founder. She has been called a "pioneer in online marketing and one of the most respected authorities on online communities".

Frederick Bieber is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Frederick Bieber age 65 - Frederick Robert Bieber is a Medical Geneticist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a member of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard University, and a Consultant at the Massachusetts General Hospital ...more

Sharon Butala is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Sharon Butala age 75 - Sharon Butala is a Canadian writer and novelist.

Eric Peterson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Eric Peterson age 69 - Eric Neal Peterson, C.M. is a Canadian stage and television actor, known for his roles in three major Canadian series – Street Legal, Corner Gas and This is Wonderland.

Bryan Hextall is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Bryan Hextall Died at 71 (1913-1984) - Bryan Aldwyn Hextall was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League. Considered one of the top wingers of the 1940s, he led the ...more

Cameron Porteous is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Cameron Porteous age 78 - Cameron Porteous is a production designer and film art director.

Catriona Le May Doan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
Catriona Le May Doan age 45 - Catriona Ann Le May Doan, OC is a Canadian speed skater and a double Olympic champion in the 500 m.