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Famous People From Vancouver

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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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If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Vancouver?" or "Which celebrities were born in Vancouver?" then this list is a great resource for you.
  • Kristin Kreuk

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Kristin Laura Kreuk (; born December 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress. Debuting on Canadian...  more

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  • Ryan Reynolds

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Ryan Rodney Reynolds (born October 23, 1976) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, film...  more

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  • Richard Hatch

    BirthplaceNewport, Rhode Island, United States of America

    Richard Holman Hatch Jr. (born April 8, 1961) is an American former reality television...  more

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  • Emmanuelle Vaugier

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Emmanuelle Frederique Vaugier (, voh-zhee-AY; born June 23, 1976) is a Canadian film and...  more

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  • Hayden Christensen

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981) is a Canadian actor and producer. He began his career...  more

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  • Jason Priestley

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Jason Bradford Priestley (born August 28, 1969) is a Canadian/American actor and director. He...  more

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  • Sarah Mutch

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Sarah Mutch (born December 21, 1984) also known by nickname Skippy, is a Canadian fashion...  more
  • Carly Pope

    Carly Pope

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Carly Pope (born August 28, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles on...  more
  • Devon Sawa

    Devon Sawa

    Age: 42

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Devon Edward Sawa (born September 7, 1978) is a Canadian actor. He began acting when he was a...  more

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  • Alexander Ludwig

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Alexander Ludwig (born May 7, 1992) is a Canadian actor, singer and model. His notable film...  more
  • Noot Seear

    Noot Seear

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Noot Seear (born Renata Seear; October 5, 1983) is a Canadian fashion model and actress....  more
  • BirthplaceCanada, Southwest British Columbia, Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Greater Vancouver

    Spencer Chandra Herbert is a Canadian politician who was elected to the Legislative Assembly...  more
  • Lauren Lee Smith

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Lauren Lee Smith (born June 19, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her television...  more
  • Kirsten Prout

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Kirsten Prout Zien (born September 28, 1990) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her lead...  more
  • Ann Rutherford

    Ann Rutherford

    Dec. at 95 (1917-2012)

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Therese Ann Rutherford (November 2, 1917 – June 11, 2012) was a Canadian-American actress in...  more
  • Yvonne De Carlo

    Yvonne De Carlo

    Dec. at 85 (1922-2007)

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Yvonne De Carlo (born Margaret Yvonne Middleton; September 1, 1922 – January 8, 2007) was a...  more
  • Tara Wilson

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

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  • Alina Cho

    Alina Cho

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceVancouver, Washington

    Alina Cho, a longtime television correspondent and former host of CNN's "Fashion: Backstage...  more
  • Michael Shanks

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Michael Garrett Shanks (born December 15, 1970) is a Canadian actor, writer and director. He...  more

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  • Jim Moeller

    BirthplaceVancouver, Washington

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  • Andy Quan

    Andy Quan

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Andy Quan (born 7 July 1969), is a Chinese-Canadian author who now lives in Sydney, Australia....  more
  • Magda Apanowicz

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Magda Apanowicz ( ap-ə-NOH-vitch; Polish: [apaˈnɔvit͡ʂ]; born November 8, 1985) is a Canadian...  more
  • Gabrielle Miller

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Gabrielle Sunshine Miller (born November 9, 1973) is a Canadian actress who, since the start...  more
  • Roy MacLaren

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

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  • Kimberley Joseph

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Kimberley Joseph (born August 30, 1973) is a Canadian Australian actress who is based in the...  more