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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)
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
Kari Matchett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
age 48
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
age 30
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
age 33
Julia Voth is a Canadian born American actress and model.
Dafydd Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
age 64
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
age 78
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
age 54
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 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 28
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
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 80
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
age 62
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
Dec. 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
Guy Gavriel Kay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Saskatchewan
age 64
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
age 53
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 Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
age 68
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
age 56
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
age 38
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
Dec. 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
Dec. 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