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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

    Leslie Nielsen

    Dec. at 84 (1926-2010)

    BirthplaceRegina, Canada

    Leslie William Nielsen (11 February 1926 – 28 November 2010) was a Canadian actor, comedian,...  more

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  • Kari Matchett


    Kari Matchett (born March 25, 1970) is a Canadian actress. She has appeared in films such as...  more
  • Kaylyn Kyle

    BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

    Kaylyn McKenzie Kyle (born October 6, 1988) is a Canadian soccer player who last played as a...  more
  • Julia Voth

    Julia Voth

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceRegina, Canada

    Julia Voth (born May 16, 1985) is a Canadian actress and model. She is best known for her...  more
  • Dafydd Williams

    BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

    Dafydd Rhys "Dave" Williams OC OOnt CCFP FCFP FRCPC FRCP (born May 16, 1954) is a Canadian...  more
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie

    Buffy Sainte-Marie

    Age: 79

    BirthplacePiapot, Piapot No. 110, Canada

    Buffy Sainte-Marie, OC (born Beverly Sainte-Marie, c. February 20, 1941) is a...  more


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  • BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

  • Peter Tertzakian
    Peter Tertzakian (born 1961) is an economist and author. He is the Executive Director of the...  more
  • Richard Weinberger

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceMoose Jaw, Canada

    Richard Weinberger is a Canadian long-distance swimmer. Weinberger won an Olympic bronze medal...  more
  • Michael Eklund

    BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

    Michael Eklund is a Canadian television and film actor who is known for playing the role of...  more
  • Robert Fleming

    Dec. at 55 (1921-1976)

    BirthplacePrince Albert, Canada

    Robert James Berkeley Fleming (November 12, 1921 – November 28, 1976) was a Canadian composer,...  more
  • Clint Smith

    Clint Smith

    Dec. at 96 (1913-2009)

    BirthplaceAssiniboia, Canada

    Clinton James "Snuffy" Smith (December 12, 1913 – May 19, 2009) was a Canadian professional...  more
  • Fred Wah

    Fred Wah

    Age: 81

    BirthplaceSwift Current, Canada

    Frederick James Wah, OC, (born January 23, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, scholar and...  more
  • Bryan Trottier

    BirthplaceVal Marie, Canada

    Bryan John Trottier (born July 17, 1956) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre...  more

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  • Alistair MacLeod

    Alistair MacLeod

    Dec. at 78 (1936-2014)

    BirthplaceNorth Battleford, Canada

    Alistair MacLeod, (July 20, 1936 – April 20, 2014) was a Canadian novelist, short story...  more
  • Guy Gavriel Kay

    BirthplaceWeyburn, Canada

    Guy Gavriel Kay (born November 7, 1954) is a Canadian writer of fantasy fiction. The majority...  more
  • Trent Yawney

    BirthplaceHudson Bay, Canada

    Trent G. Yawney (born September 29, 1965 in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian...  more
  • Max Bell

    Dec. at 60 (1912-1972)

    BirthplaceRegina, Canada

    George Maxwell "Max" Bell (October 13, 1912 – July 19, 1972) was a Canadian newspaper...  more
  • Wade Belak

    Wade Belak

    Dec. at 35 (1976-2011)

    BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

    Wade William Belak (born Wade William Aadland; July 3, 1976 – August 31, 2011) was a Canadian...  more

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  • Gordon Northcott

    Gordon Northcott

    Dec. at 24 (1906-1930)

    BirthplaceSaskatchewan, Canada

    Gordon Northcott was a serial killer and was part of the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders....  more

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  • Paul Thagard

    BirthplaceYorkton, Canada

    Paul Thagard (; born September 28, 1950) is a Canadian philosopher who specializes in ...  more
  • Renee Rosnes

    BirthplaceRegina, Canada

    Irene Louise Rosnes (born 24 March 1962), professionally known as Renee Rosnes ( REE-nee...  more
  • Lyndon Rush

    BirthplaceSaskatoon, Canada

    Lyndon Rush (born November 24, 1980) is a Canadian retired bobsledder who has competed since...  more
  • James M. Harrison

    Dec. at 75 (1915-1990)

    BirthplaceRegina, Canada

    James Merritt Harrison, (September 20, 1915 – July 6, 1990) was a Canadian scientist and...  more
  • Jeanne Sauvé

    Jeanne Sauvé

    Dec. at 71 (1922-1993)

    BirthplacePrud'homme, Canada

    Jeanne Mathilde Sauvé (née Benoît, April 26, 1922 – January 26, 1993) was a Canadian...  more