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TV Actors from Toronto

Updated October 13, 2018 12.3k views556 items

List RulesOnly 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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  • 1
    Tara Strong

    Tara Strong

    Rugrats, The Fairly OddParents

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityUnited States of America,Canada

    Tara Lyn Strong (born February 12, 1973) is a Canadian-American actress who has provided... more on Wikipedia

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    Maurice LaMarche

    Maurice LaMarche

    Futurama, Animaniacs

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Maurice LaMarche (born March 30, 1958) is a Canadian voice actor and former stand-up comedian.... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    Kathleen Barr

    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Ed

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Kathleen Barr (born April 6, 1967) is a Canadian voice actress, best known for voicing Marie... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Laura Vandervoort

    Laura Vandervoort

    Smallville, V

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Laura Dianne Vandervoort (born September 22, 1984) is a Canadian actress. She is best known... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5

    John Stocker

    Beetlejuice, The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    John Stocker (born August 13, 1947) is a Canadian voice actor. His career in voice acting... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Will Arnett

    Will Arnett

    Arrested Development, Up All Night

    BirthplaceEast York, Toronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    William Emerson Arnett (born May 4, 1970) is a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Lisa Ray

    Lisa Ray

    Murdoch Mysteries, Endgame

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Lisa Rani Ray (born 4 April 1972) is an Indian Canadian actress, model, television host,... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Catherine O'Hara

    Catherine O'Hara

    SCTV Channel, Second City Television

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Catherine Anne O'Hara (born March 4, 1954) is a Canadian actress, writer, and comedian. She... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9

    Julie Lemieux

    The Adventures of Tintin, Max & Ruby

    BirthplaceAsbestos, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Julie Lemieux (born December 4, 1962) is a Canadian voice actress from Toronto, Ontario.
  • 10

    Dan Hennessey

    Inspector Gadget, Beetlejuice

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Dan Hennessey (born August 25, 1941) is a Canadian voice director and voice actor who, early... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Jayne Eastwood

    Jayne Eastwood

    The Care Bears, The Busy World of Richard Scarry

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Jayne Eastwood (born December 17, 1946), also credited as Jane Easton or Jane Eastwood, is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Tamara Taylor

    Tamara Taylor

    NCIS, Bones

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Tamara Taylor (born September 27, 1970) is a Canadian actress. She appeared in the role of Dr.... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Howie Mandel

    Howie Mandel

    Muppet Babies, St. Elsewhere

    BirthplaceWillowdale, Toronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Howard Michael Mandel (born November 29, 1955) is a Canadian comedian, actor and television... more on Wikipedia

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    Cathy Weseluck

    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Kid vs. Kat

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Catherine Weseluck (born August 21, 1970), also credited as Cathy Weseluck, is a Canadian... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Dave Foley

    Dave Foley

    NewsRadio, The Kids in the Hall

    BirthplaceEtobicoke, Toronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    David Scott Foley (born January 4, 1963) is a Canadian actor, stand-up comedian, director,... more on Wikipedia

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    Michael Ironside

    Michael Ironside

    Justice League, V

    BirthplaceCanada, Ontario, Toronto, Americas

    NationalityCanada

    Frederick Reginald Ironside (born February 12, 1950), known as Michael Ironside, is a Canadian... more on Wikipedia

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    Brooke D'Orsay

    Brooke D'Orsay

    Royal Pains, Gary Unmarried

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Brooke D'Orsay (born February 17, 1982) is a Canadian actress, best known for voicing the... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Christopher Plummer

    Christopher Plummer

    Jesus of Nazareth, The World of David the Gnome

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (born December 13, 1929) is a Canadian actor whose career has... more on Wikipedia

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    Sarah Carter

    Sarah Carter

    Falling Skies, Shark

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Sarah Sanguin Carter (born October 30, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Robert Urich

    Robert Urich

    Soap, Lonesome Dove

    BirthplaceToronto, Island Creek Township, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Michael Urich (December 19, 1946 – April 16, 2002) was an American film, television,... more on Wikipedia

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    Harvey Atkin

    Harvey Atkin

    Beetlejuice, Cagney & Lacey

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Elliot Harvey Atkin (18 December 1942 – 18 July 2017), known as Harvey Atkin, was a Canadian... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Devon Bostick

    Devon Bostick

    The 100, Rookie Blue

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Devon Bostick (born November 13, 1991) is a Canadian actor best known for playing the lead... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Alison Pill

    Alison Pill

    The Newsroom, In Treatment

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Alison Pill (born November 27, 1985) is a Canadian actress. A former child actress, Pill began... more on Wikipedia

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    Neil Young
    Neil Percival Young (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. After embarking... more on Wikipedia

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    John Candy

    John Candy

    Second City Television, SCTV Network 90

    BirthplaceNewmarket, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    John Franklin Candy (October 31, 1950 – March 4, 1994) was a Canadian actor and comedian,... more on Wikipedia