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

List features people like Gerard Dicaire, Jessica Murdoch.

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

Pierre Berton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Pierre Berton Died at 84 (1920-2004) - Pierre Burton is an actor.

Ivan E. Coyote is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Ivan E. Coyote age 49 - Ivan E. Coyote is a writer.

Joe Albertson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Joe Albertson Died at 87 (1906-1993) - Joseph Albert "Joe" Albertson was the founder of the Albertsons chain of grocery stores and a notable philanthropist.

Jessica Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Jessica Murdoch age 35 - Jessica Murdoch is an actress.

Geraldine Van Bibber is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Geraldine Van Bibber age 66 - Geraldine Van Bibber is the current Chancellor of Yukon College. She is a former Commissioner of the Yukon Territory and is a member of the Gwichʼin First Nation. She was appointed a Commander ...more

George Smoot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Yukon
George Smoot age 73 - George Fitzgerald Smoot III is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, Nobel laureate, and one of two contestants to win the US$1 million prize on Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?. He won the ...more

Victor Jory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Victor Jory Died at 80 (1902-1982) - Victor Jory was a Canadian-born American actor of stage, film, and television. He initially played romantic leads, but later was mostly cast in villainous or sinister roles, like Jonas Wilkerson ...more

Robert MacArthur Crawford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Robert MacArthur Crawford Died at 62 (1899-1961) - Robert MacArthur Crawford is known for writing The U.S. Air Force song. He was born in Dawson City, Yukon, and spent his childhood in Fairbanks, Alaska. During World War I he attempted to become ...more

Tahmoh Penikett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Tahmoh Penikett age 42 - Tahmoh Penikett is a Canadian actor. He is known for his roles as Karl "Helo" Agathon on the Sci Fi Channel's television series Battlestar Galactica, his role as Gadreel in CW's ...more

Zachary Bell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Zachary Bell age 35 - Zachary "Zach" Bell is a Canadian professional racing cyclist from Watson Lake, Yukon. He was born in Whitehorse, Yukon. Bell joined Team SmartStop for the 2014 season, after his ...more

Crystal Kramer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Crystal Kramer Crystal Kramer was a casting director.

Greg Wiltjer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Greg Wiltjer age 57 - Greg Wiltjer is a retired Canadian professional basketball center. He played in several important tournaments for the Canadian national basketball team, including the 1984 Summer Olympics, as ...more

Johnny Abel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Johnny Abel Died at 48 (1947-1995) - Johnny W. Abel was a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Vuntut Gwitchin in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1992 until his death in 1995. He was a member of the ...more

Angela Sidney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Angela Sidney Died at 89 (1902-1991) - Angela Sidney, CM was a Tagish storyteller. She co-authored two narratives of traditional Tagish legends and a historical document of Tagish place names for southern Yukon. For her linguistics ...more

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Scott Moffatt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Scott Moffatt age 35 - Scott Andrew Moffatt, born on March 30, 1983 in Whitehorse, Yukon, is a Canadian musician. He is the former lead guitarist and vocalist for the Canadian boy band The Moffatts.

Tim Alp is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Tim Alp age 54 - Tim Alp is a television producer.

Grafton Njootli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Grafton Njootli Died at 52 (1947-1999) - Grafton Njootli was a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Old Crow in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1978 to 1982 as a member of the Yukon Progressive Conservative ...more

Judy Gingell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Judy Gingell age 70 - Judy Gingell, CM is an aboriginal Canadian politician, who served as Commissioner of the Yukon from 1995 to 2000. Born in Moose Lake in 1946, Gingell was the founding director of the Yukon ...more

James Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Yukon
James Murdoch James Murdoch is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter. He has released 5 full-length albums. Murdoch is a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, piano, mandolin, banjo and singing on his records, ...more

Dustin Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Dustin Eriksen Dustin Eriksen is an actor.

Elaine Taylor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Elaine Taylor age 50 - Elaine Taylor is a Canadian politician. She currently represents the electoral district of Whitehorse West in the Yukon Legislative Assembly. She is a member of the Yukon Party. In the 2000 ...more

Bev Buckway is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Bev Buckway age 64 - Beverly "Bev" Buckway is a former Canadian politician, who served as mayor of Whitehorse, Yukon’s capital city, from 2006 to 2012. Buckway was first elected to city council in 2003. ...more

Esau Schafer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Esau Schafer age 66 - Esau Albert Schafer is a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Vuntut Gwitchin in the Yukon Legislative Assembly in 1996. He was a member of the Yukon Party. Schafer was ...more

Keith Peterson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Keith Peterson age 62 - Alan Keith Peterson was born in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada and lives in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. He is the Member of the Legislative Assembly for the electoral district of Cambridge Bay having won ...more

Louise Hardy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Louise Hardy age 58 - Louise Frances Hardy was a Canadian New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for the riding of Yukon from 1997 to 2000. She was a critic for Human Rights, Housing, Citizenship and Immigration, ...more

Gerard Dicaire is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Gerard Dicaire age 35 - Gerard Dicaire is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Fort St. John Flyers of the North Peace Hockey League.

Kathie Nukon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Kathie Nukon age 71 - Kathie Emma Nukon is a former Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Old Crow in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1982 to 1985. She was a member of the Yukon ...more

Dan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Yukon
Dan Curtis Dan Curtis is a Canadian politician, who was elected mayor of Whitehorse, Yukon in the 2012 municipal election.