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

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

List contains TV actors like Laura Vandervoort and Neil Young.

This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Toronto?" and "Who are the most famous Toronto actors?"
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Tara Strong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Rugrats, The Fairly OddParents, The Powerpuff Girls

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: United States of America, Canada

Tara Lyn Strong (born February 12, 1973) is a Canadian-American actress who has provided voice-over work for animation and video games and has performed in live-action. Her roles include ...more

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Maurice LaMarche is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Futurama, Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Maurice LaMarche (born March 30, 1958) is a Canadian voice actor and former stand-up comedian. He has voiced Egon Spengler in The Real Ghostbusters and its follow-up Extreme Ghostbusters, the ...more
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Kathleen Barr is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Ed, Edd n Eddy

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Kathleen Barr (born April 6, 1967) is a Canadian voice actress, best known for voicing Marie Kanker and Kevin in Ed, Edd n Eddy, Trixie and Queen Chrysalis in My Little Pony: Friendship is ...more
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Laura Vandervoort is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Smallville, V, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Laura Dianne Vandervoort (born September 22, 1984) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Sadie Harrison in the CTV teen drama series Instant Star, Arla "The Bolt-Gun ...more

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John Stocker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Beetlejuice, The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, The Care Bears

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

John Stocker (born August 13, 1947) is a Canadian voice actor. His career in voice acting began in the 1970s.
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Will Arnett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Arrested Development, Up All Night, The Millers

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

William Emerson Arnett (born May 4, 1970) is a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian and producer. He is best known for his role as George Oscar "Gob" Bluth II in the ...more

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Lisa Ray is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Murdoch Mysteries, Endgame, Top Chef Canada

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Lisa Rani Ray (born 4 April 1972) is an Indian Canadian actress, model, television host, philanthropist and social activist. In 2005 she appeared in the Canadian film Water, which ...more
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Catherine O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
SCTV Channel, Second City Television, Glenn Martin

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: United States of America, Canada

Catherine Anne O'Hara (born March 4, 1954) is a Canadian actress, writer, and comedian. She first drew notice as an actress in 1974 as a member of The Second City improvisational comedy troupe ...more

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Julie Lemieux is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
The Adventures of Tintin, Max & Ruby, Franklin

Birthplace: Asbestos, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Julie Lemieux (born December 4, 1962) is a Canadian voice actress from Toronto, Ontario.
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Dan Hennessey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Inspector Gadget, Beetlejuice, The Care Bears

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Dan Hennessey (born August 25, 1941) is a Canadian voice director and voice actor who, early on in his career, performed with a children's comedy troupe (with John Stocker, Bruce Gordon, Harriet ...more
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Jayne Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
The Care Bears, The Busy World of Richard Scarry, Wayside

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Jayne Eastwood (born December 17, 1946), also credited as Jane Easton or Jane Eastwood, is a Canadian film, voice, and television actress.
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Tamara Taylor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
NCIS, Bones, Hidden Hills

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Tamara Taylor (born September 27, 1970) is a Canadian actress. She appeared in the role of Dr. Camille Saroyan, head of the Forensic Division, in the forensic crime drama Bones.
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Howie Mandel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Muppet Babies, St. Elsewhere, Bobby's World

Birthplace: Canada

Nationality: Canada

Howard Michael Mandel (born November 29, 1955) is a Canadian comedian, actor and television host. He hosted the CNBC game show Deal or No Deal, as well as the show's daytime and Canadian-English ...more

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Cathy Weseluck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Kid vs. Kat, Generation O!

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Catherine Weseluck (born August 21, 1970), also credited as Cathy Weseluck, is a Canadian actress, comedian, singer, and voice artist who frequently works with Ocean Productions in Vancouver, ...more
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Dave Foley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
NewsRadio, The Kids in the Hall, From the Earth to the Moon

Birthplace: Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

David Scott Foley (born January 4, 1963) is a Canadian actor, stand-up comedian, director, producer and writer. He is known as a co-founder of the comedy group The Kids in the Hall, responsible ...more

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Michael Ironside is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Justice League, V, seaQuest DSV

Birthplace: Canada, Ontario, Toronto, Americas

Nationality: Canada

Frederick Reginald Ironside (born February 12, 1950), known as Michael Ironside, is a Canadian actor. He has worked as a voice actor, producer, film director, and screenwriter in movie and ...more

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Brooke D'Orsay is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Brooke D'Orsay Royal Pains, Gary Unmarried, 6teen

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Brooke D'Orsay (born February 17, 1982) is a Canadian actress, best known for voicing the character of Caitlin Cooke on the Canadian animated-series, 6teen (2004–2010) and Brooke Mayo on King's ...more
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Christopher Plummer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Jesus of Nazareth, The World of David the Gnome, SuperTed

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (born December 13, 1929) is a Canadian actor whose career has spanned six decades, beginning with his film debut in Stage Struck (1958). He is known for ...more

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Sarah Carter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Falling Skies, Shark, Black Sash

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada, United States of America

Sarah Sanguin Carter (born October 30, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her recurring role as Alicia Baker in the superhero series Smallville (2004–2005) and main role as Maggie in ...more
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Robert Urich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Soap, Lonesome Dove, S.W.A.T.

Birthplace: Toronto, Island Creek Township, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Robert Michael Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an American film, television, stage actor, and television producer. Over the course of his 30-year career, he starred in a record 15 ...more

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Harvey Atkin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Beetlejuice, Cagney & Lacey, The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Elliot Harvey Atkin (18 December 1942 – 18 July 2017), known as Harvey Atkin, was a Canadian actor and voice actor who worked in feature films and television.
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Devon Bostick is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
The 100, Rookie Blue, Being Erica

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Devon Bostick (born November 13, 1991) is a Canadian actor best known for playing the lead role of Simon in the Atom Egoyan directed film Adoration, Brent in Saw VI, Rodrick Heffley in the first ...more
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Alison Pill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
The Newsroom, In Treatment, The Pillars of the Earth

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada

Alison Pill (born November 27, 1985) is a Canadian actress. A former child actress, Pill began her career at age twelve, appearing in numerous films and television series. She transitioned to ...more

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Neil Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Toronto

Birthplace: Canada, Ontario, Toronto, Americas

Nationality: Canada

Neil Percival Young (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. After embarking on a music career in the 1960s, he moved to Los Angeles, where he formed Buffalo Springfield with ...more

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John Candy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Toronto
Second City Television, SCTV Network 90, Camp Candy

Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada

Nationality: Canada

John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian actor and comedian, known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. Candy rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of ...more

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