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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Ottawa.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Ottawa, with photos when available. These renowned Ottawa 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 Ottawa, but everyone on this list grew up in Ottawa and considers it to be their home. This list includes Ottawa TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Ottawa then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Ottawa. Various bits of information are available for these Ottawa celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

TV actors here include everything from Brad Pitt to Sandra Oh.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Ottawa?" and "Who are the most famous Ottawa actors?"

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Sandra Oh is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Grey's Anatomy, Arliss, Odd Job Jack
Sandra Miju Oh is a Canadian actress known for her role as Dr. Cristina Yang on ABC's medical drama Grey's Anatomy, a role that earned her Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards, as well as ...more

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Nicole Oliver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Martha Speaks, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues
Nicole Lyn Oliver is a Canadian actress and voice actress. She is best known for her roles as Princess Celestia and Cheerilee in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic and Zoe Trent in Littlest Pet

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Donal Logue is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Sons of Anarchy, Vikings, Gotham
Donal Francis Logue is a film & television actor, producer and writer. His notable roles include starring in the film The Tao of Steve, Sons of Anarchy, Vikings, the sitcom Grounded for ...more

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Sarah Chalke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Scrubs, Roseanne, How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life)
Sarah Chalke is a Canadian-American actress known for portraying Dr. Elliot Reid on the NBC/ABC comedy series Scrubs, the second Rebecca "Becky" Conner on the ABC sitcom Roseanne, and ...more

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Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
You Can't Do That on Television, Rosie Live, Music in High Places
Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for ...more

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Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Saturday Night Live, Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, Soul Man
Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter and singer. He was an original "Not Ready For Prime Time Player" on Saturday Night Live, an ...more

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Elizabeth Hanna is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Beetlejuice, COPS, The Legend of Zelda
Elizabeth Hanna is a Canadian film and television actress, most notable for her voice acting work in animated films. She later complemented her voice acting skills by becoming a speech-language ...more

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Kelly Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
X-Men: Evolution, Totally Spies!, Martin Mystery
Kelly Sheridan is a Canadian voice actress based in Vancouver, British Columbia. She has provided numerous voices for cartoons and Japanese anime series. She is best known for being the voice ...more

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Mark McKinney is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
The Kids in the Hall, Slings & Arrows, Wanda at Large
Mark Douglas Brown McKinney is a Canadian comedian and actor, best known for his work in the sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall. Following the run of their television series and feature ...more

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Lorne Greene is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Bonanza, Roots, Battlestar Galactica
Lyon Himan Green, OC, better known by the stage name Lorne Greene, was a Canadian actor and musician. His television roles include Ben Cartwright on the western Bonanza, and Commander Adama in ...more

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Ty Olsson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Dragon Tales, Defying Gravity, Voltron Force
Tyler "Ty" Olsson is a Canadian actor. He is best known for providing the voice of the dragon Ord in the PBS Kids television series Dragon Tales, and for portraying real life 9/11 ...more

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Christian Potenza is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Total Drama, Total Drama World Tour, 6teen
Christian Potenza is a Canadian actor and voice artist born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is best known for voicing Jude Lizowski on 6teen and for voicing Chris McLean on Total Drama.

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Maria Kanellis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
WWE Superstars, Outback Jack, Saturday Night's Main Event
Maria Kanellis Bennett is an American professional wrestler also known simply as Maria. She is best known for her time with World Wrestling Entertainment, and is working for Ring of Honor as the ...more

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Rich Little is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
The Pink Panther Show, The Raccoons, Rich Little's Christmas Carol
Richard Caruthers "Rich" Little is a Canadian-American impressionist and voice actor, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices," by voice actor Mel Blanc.

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Jay Baruchel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Undeclared, DreamWorks Dragons, Popular Mechanics for Kids
Jonathan Adam Saunders "Jay" Baruchel is a Canadian actor and comedian. He plays Josh Greenberg, the main character, in the FXX comedy television series Man Seeking Woman, and played ...more

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Kelly Rowan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
The O.C., Perception, Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years
Kelly Rowan is a Canadian film and television actress and former fashion model. She is best known for portraying Kirsten Cohen in the US television series The O.C.

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Tom Cavanagh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
The Flash, Royal Pains, Love Monkey
Thomas Patrick "Tom" Cavanagh is a Canadian actor best known for a variety of roles on American television, including starring roles in Ed, Love Monkey and Trust Me. He has also ...more

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Vik Sahay is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Chuck, Sean Saves the World, You Can't Do That on Television
Vikram "Vik" Sahay is a Canadian actor of Indian descent best known for playing Kevin Calvin on Radio Active and Lester Patel, a member of the Nerd Herd in the NBC television series ...more

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Emily Holmes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Into the West, Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance
Emily Holmes is a Canadian television and film actress. Holmes was born in Ottawa, Ontario. She has appeared in such television series as Night Visions, Mysterious Ways, The Dead Zone, Stargate ...more

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John Bourgeois is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, XIII: The Conspiracy, Rescue Heroes
John Bourgeois is a bilingual actor, director, and educator.

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Rachel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Total Drama, The Kennedys, Republic of Doyle
Rachel Wilson is a Canadian actress who is best known for her role as Heather on Total Drama and Tamira Goldstein on Breaker High.

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Paul Anka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Buddy Holly: Listen to Me; The Ultimate Buddy Party
Paul Albert Anka, OC is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. Anka became famous in the late 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s with hit songs like "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put ...more

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Anthony Lemke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
The Listener, Queen Of Swords, Queen of Swords
Anthony Lemke is a Canadian actor. Lemke is best known for portraying Brian Becker on the hit CTV series "The Listener", now in its fifth season; Ryan Lambert on the Showcase series ...more

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Adam Reid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
Total Drama, You Can't Do That on Television, King
Adam Greydon Reid is a Canadian actor, voice actor, director, and producer. He is best known as the voice actor for Wayne on 6Teen and Justin on Total Drama.

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Terry McGurrin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Ottawa
6teen, Wayside, Medabots
Terry McGurrin is a Canadian actor, comedian and writer from Ottawa, Ontario. Terry is perhaps best known for doing the voice of Jonesy Garcia in the TV show 6teen. He has also done voices in TV ...more