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

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Kristin Kreuk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 36
Kristin Laura Kreuk (; born December 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress. Debuting on Canadian teen drama Edgemont, she became most known for her roles as Lana Lang in the superhero television ...more
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 42
Ryan Rodney Reynolds (born October 23, 1976) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, film producer, and screenwriter. He began his career starring in the Canadian teen soap opera Hillside and ...more
Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 57
Richard Holman Hatch Jr. (born April 8, 1961) is an American former reality television contestant. In 2000, he won the first season of the CBS reality series Survivor. He was a contestant on a ...more
Emmanuelle Vaugier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 42
Emmanuelle Frederique Vaugier (, voh-zhee-AY; born June 23, 1976) is a Canadian film and television actress, and model. Vaugier has had recurring roles as Detective Jessica Angell on CSI: NY, ...more
Hayden Christensen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 37
Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981) is a Canadian actor and producer. He began his career on Canadian television at the age of 13, then diversified into American television in the late ...more
Jason Priestley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 49
Jason Bradford Priestley (born August 28, 1969) is a Canadian/American actor and director. He is best known as the virtuous Brandon Walsh on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 ...more
Sarah Mutch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 34
Sarah Mutch (born December 21, 1984) also known by nickname Skippy, is a Canadian fashion model and actress. She is best known for the Guess campaigns, Italian Vogue, Maxim covers and ...more
Carly Pope is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 38
Carly Pope (born August 28, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles on The WB's drama series Popular (1999–2001), supernatural drama series The Collector (2004-2005), USA ...more
Devon Sawa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 40
Devon Edward Sawa (born September 7, 1978) is a Canadian actor. He began acting when he was a teen, appearing in the films Little Giants (1994), Casper (1995), Now and Then (1995), Night of the ...more
Alexander Ludwig is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 26
Alexander Ludwig is a Canadian actor, singer and model. His notable film credits include The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising and The Hunger Games. He currently appears in the History Channel series ...more
Noot Seear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 35
Noot Seear (born Renata Seear; October 5, 1983) is a Canadian fashion model and actress.
Spencer Herbert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 37
Spencer Chandra Herbert is a Canadian politician who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Representing the British Columbia New Democratic Party, he won the October 29, ...more
Lauren Lee Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 38
Lauren Lee Smith (born June 19, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her television roles, including Emma DeLauro in the syndicated fantasy drama Mutant X, Riley Adams in the CBS ...more
Kirsten Prout is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 28
Kirsten Prout Zien (born September 28, 1990) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her lead roles in the ABC Family television shows, Kyle XY and The Lying Game. Her first sizable break in ...more
Ann Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Dec. at 95 (1917-2012)
Therese Ann Rutherford (November 2, 1917 – June 11, 2012) was a Canadian-American actress in film, radio, and television. She had a long career starring and co-starring in films, playing Polly ...more
Yvonne De Carlo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
Dec. at 85 (1922-2007)
Yvonne De Carlo (born Margaret Yvonne Middleton; September 1, 1922 – January 8, 2007) was a Canadian-American actress, dancer, and singer. A brunette with blue-grey eyes, she became an ...more
Tara Wilson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 36
Tara Wilson is an actress.
Alina Cho is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 48
Alina Cho, a longtime television correspondent and former host of CNN's "Fashion: Backstage Pass", is currently an Editor at Large at Ballantine Bantam Dell, a division of Penguin ...more
Michael Shanks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 48
Michael Garrett Shanks (born December 15, 1970) is a Canadian actor, writer and director. He is known for playing Dr. Daniel Jackson in the long-running Canadian–American military science ...more
Jim Moeller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 63
James C. Moeller is an American politician and mental health professional from Washington State and a member of the Washington State House of Representatives representing the 49th Legislative ...more
Andy Quan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 49
Andy Quan (born 7 July 1969), is a Chinese-Canadian author who now lives in Sydney, Australia. In his writing, he frequently explores the ways in which sexual identity and cultural identity ...more
Magda Apanowicz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 33
Magda Apanowicz ( ap-ə-NOH-vitch; Polish: [apaˈnɔvit͡ʂ]; born November 8, 1985) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Andy Jensen on the ABC Family series Kyle XY, as Lacy ...more
Gabrielle Miller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 45
Gabrielle Sunshine Miller (born November 9, 1973) is a Canadian actress who, since the start of her career in 1993, has appeared in hundreds of television films and series episodes, including ...more
Roy MacLaren is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 84
Roy MacLaren may refer to: Roy MacLaren (footballer) (born 1930), Scottish footballer Roy MacLaren (politician) (born 1934), Canadian politician
Kimberley Joseph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Vancouver
age 45
Kimberley Joseph (born August 30, 1973) is a Canadian Australian actress who is based in the United States. Joseph was born in Canada, brought up on the Gold Coast in Australia and educated in ...more