List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Oshawa, with photos when available. These renowned Oshawa actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Oshawa, but everyone on this list grew up in Oshawa and considers it to be their home. This list includes Oshawa TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Oshawa then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Oshawa. Various bits of information are available for these Oshawa celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.
List contains TV actors like A. J. Cook and Shalom Harlow.This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Oshawa?" and "Who are the most famous Oshawa actors?"
- Photo: Stefanie Keenan / Getty ImagesAndrea Joy Cook (born July 22, 1978) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Supervisory Special Agent Jennifer "JJ" Jareau on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. She has also appeared in films such as The Virgin Suicides (1999), Out Cold (2001), and Final Destination 2 (2003).... more
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainJordan Todosey (born February 8, 1995) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as the first transgender character, Adam Torres, on the long-running TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation and as Lizzie McDonald on Life with Derek.... more
- Gregory Kean Williams (born September 27, 1962) is a Canadian television actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Clancy Lass in the television series Dead Like Me. Kean was born in Oshawa, Ontario, the son of Dorothy and Rex Williams. He earned an M.F.A. from Cornell University. His first acting role was either a dancing rabbit named "Nibbles" in a grade 5 presentation of the operetta "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" or as another bunny in an Easter play, both at Adelaide McLaughlin Public School in Oshawa, Ontario in 1973. As a stage actor, Greg has been a resident company member of the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas. He also has worked with the Los Angeles Theater Centre and... more
- John Edward "Ed" Broadbent (born March 21, 1936) is a Canadian social-democratic politician, political scientist, and chair of the Broadbent Institute, a policy thinktank. He was leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada (NDP) from 1975 to 1989. In the 2004 federal election, he returned to Parliament for one additional term as the Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre.... more