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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Halifax, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Halifax, as in some cases Halifax may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Halifax then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Halifax, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

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Aaron Levinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 46 Aaron Levinson is an actor.

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Aaron Webber is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 29 Aaron James Teahan Webber, known professionally as Aaron Webber, is a stage and screen actor. His best known role is as Emerson in the 2005 film Whole New Thing. Other roles include A Stone's

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Amy Kerr is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 39 Amy Kerr is an actress.

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Andrew Harwood Mills is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 38 Andrew Harwood Mills is an English actor.

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Anita Carey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 70 Anita Carey is an English actress, best known for playing Joyce Smedley in Coronation Street and more recently for playing Vivien March in Doctors. Carey has had starring roles in British ...more

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Art Hindle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 70 Arthur Hindle is a Canadian actor and director.

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Austin Willis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 87 (1917-2004) Austin Willis, CM was a Canadian actor and television host. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 2002, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. He is best known internationally for his ...more

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Eric Portman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 68 (1901-1969) Eric Portman was an English stage and film actor. He is probably best remembered for his roles in several films for Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger during the 1940s.

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Avril Elgar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 86 Avril Elgar is an English stage, radio and television actress.

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Barrie Ingham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 86 Barrie Ingham was an English actor.

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James O'Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 74 James O'Sullivan is a film actor.

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Bootie Barker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 47 Robert "Bootie" Barker III is a crew chief in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car racing series. Barker is the crew chief for the No. 13 Germain Racing GEICO Chevrolet SS driven by ...more

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Carol Cummings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Carol Cummings age 54 Carol Cummings is an actress.

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Charles Hill Mailes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 67 (1870-1937) Charles Hill Mailes was a Canadian actor of the silent era. He appeared in 290 films between 1909 and 1935. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and died in Los Angeles, California. His spouse ...more

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Joe Duttine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 48 Joe Duttine, sometimes credited as Jo Duttine, is an English film, theatre and television actor. He currently plays Tim Metcalfe in Coronation Street.

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Chuck Campbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 49 Chuck Campbell is a Canadian actor who portrayed the role of Chuck the Technician on Stargate Atlantis. He had a role in the webseries, Sanctuary.

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Craig Olejnik is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 39 Craig Olejnik is a Canadian actor. He is best known as the lead actor in the television series The Listener as Toby Logan, a paramedic with the power to read minds by hearing others' thoughts ...more

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Darian O'Toole is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 41 (1967-2008)

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Darryl Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 23 (1982-2005) Darryl Armstrong was an actor who appeared in the 2004 film Mean Girls.

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David Manners is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 98 (1900-1998) David Joseph Manners was a Canadian-American actor.

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Dax Ravina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 41 Dax Ravina is an actor.

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Denny Doherty is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 67 (1940-2007) Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty was a Canadian singer and songwriter. He was most widely known as a founding member of the 1960s musical group The Mamas & the Papas.

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Don Bottomley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 39 Don Bottomley is an actor and voice actor.

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Sophie Lowe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 28 Sophie Lowe is an actress.

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Donald MacRae is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 90 (1916-2006) Donald Alexander MacRae was a Canadian astronomer. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia he was the Chair of the Department of Astronomy at the University of Toronto and Director of the David Dunlap ...more

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Ellen Page is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 31 Ellen Philpotts-Page, known professionally as Ellen Page, is a Canadian actress. She started her career in Canada with roles in the television shows Pit Pony, Trailer Park Boys, and ReGenesis. ...more

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Emma Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 35 Emma Williams is a British actress of stage, screen, TV and radio. She has received two Olivier nominations for Best Actress in a musical and was a recipient of the Arts Correspondent Group Best ...more

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Geordie Brown is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Geordie Brown age 27 Geordie Brown is an actor.

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Gertrude Keeler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 80 (1912-1992) Gertrude Keeler was an actress and the sister of Ruby Keeler

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Glen Matthews is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 32 Glen Matthews is an actor, film producer, and screenwriter.

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Glenda Braganza is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 40 Glenda Braganza is a Canadian television and stage actress who has appeared in several Canadian and American television shows and films. Braganza was born to Indian-Goan parents and raised in ...more

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Henry Beckman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Died at 87 (1921-2008) Henry Beckman was a Canadian stage, film and television actor. He appeared in well over 100 productions in the United States and Canada, including recurring roles as Commander Paul Richards in ...more

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Holly Cole is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 55 Holly Cole is a Canadian jazz singer, particularly popular in Canada and Japan for both her versatile and distinctive voice, along with her adventurous repertoire, which spans such divergent ...more

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James O'Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 45 James O'Sullivan is an actor.

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Jay Zaidi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 43 Jay Zaidi is a film actor.

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Joe Cobden is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 40 Joe Cobden is an Actor.

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John Lawton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 72 John Lawton is an actor.

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John Paul Tremblay is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 50 John Paul Tremblay is a Canadian actor who stars in the hit Canadian TV show Trailer Park Boys, playing Julian, a newly released ex-con returning to his home in a trailer park in Nova Scotia. ...more

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John Reardon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 43 John Henry Reardon is a Canadian actor and former university football player. Prior to 2014, Reardon starred as Blake Laviolette on the CBC Television series Arctic Air and he currently has a ...more

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John Shurko is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 39 John Shurko is an actor, a stunt performer, an assistan production coordinator and a second assistant director.

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Kathryn Pogson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 64 Kathryn Pogson is a film and stage actress. She appeared in Terry Gilliam's 1985 cult film Brazil. She received a Drama Desk Award nomination for her performance in the 1986 New York production ...more

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Keith Clifford is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 80 Keith Clifford is a British actor best known for his role as Billy Hardcastle in Last of the Summer Wine between 1999 and 2006. He played Billy Hardcastle on the British sitcom Last of the ...more

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Kelly-Ruth Mercier is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 51 Kelly-Ruth Mercier is an actor, film and television producer.

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Kevin Kumar-Misir is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 28 Kevin Kumar-Misir is a film actor.

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Laura Regan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 41 Laura Regan is a Canadian actress, best known for her leading and supporting roles in the films Saving Jessica Lynch, My Little Eye, Wes Craven's They, James Wan's Dead Silence, and How to Be a ...more

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Leslie Hope is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 53 Leslie Ann Hope is a Canadian actress, best known for her role as Teri Bauer in the Fox show 24.

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Lucy Decoutere is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 48 Lucy DeCoutere is an actress best known for her role as the character Lucy in the television series Trailer Park Boys. DeCoutere grew up as the youngest sibling of four from British and Czech ...more

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Maria Herrera is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Maria Herrera age 49 Maria Herrera is an actress.

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Mark A. Owen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
Mark A. Owen is an actor.

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Melanie Doane is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Halifax
age 51 Melanie Doane is a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and music educator who has had seven Top 40 singles in Canada.