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TV Actors from Toronto

Updated October 13, 2018 12.5k 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?"
  • Tara Strong1

    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

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  • Maurice LaMarche2

    Maurice LaMarche

    Futurama, Animaniacs

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


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

    Kathleen Barr

    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Ed

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Kathleen Barr (born April 6, 1967) is a Canadian voice actress, best known for voicing Marie...  more
  • Laura Vandervoort4

    Laura Vandervoort

    Smallville, V

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


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

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    John Stocker

    Beetlejuice, The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    John Stocker (born August 13, 1947) is a Canadian voice actor. His career in voice acting...  more
  • Will Arnett6

    Will Arnett

    Arrested Development, Up All Night

    BirthplaceEast York, Toronto, Canada


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

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  • Lisa Ray7

    Lisa Ray

    Murdoch Mysteries, Endgame

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Lisa Rani Ray (born 4 April 1972) is an Indian Canadian actress, model, television host,...  more
  • Catherine O'Hara8

    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

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  • 9

    Julie Lemieux

    The Adventures of Tintin, Max & Ruby

    BirthplaceAsbestos, Canada


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

    Dan Hennessey

    Inspector Gadget, Beetlejuice

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Dan Hennessey (born August 25, 1941) is a Canadian voice director and voice actor who, early...  more
  • Jayne Eastwood11

    Jayne Eastwood

    The Care Bears, The Busy World of Richard Scarry

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Jayne Eastwood (born December 17, 1946), also credited as Jane Easton or Jane Eastwood, is a...  more
  • Tamara Taylor12

    Tamara Taylor

    NCIS, Bones

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Tamara Taylor (born September 27, 1970) is a Canadian actress. She appeared in the role of Dr....  more
  • Howie Mandel13

    Howie Mandel

    Muppet Babies, St. Elsewhere



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

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    Cathy Weseluck

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

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Catherine Weseluck (born August 21, 1970), also credited as Cathy Weseluck, is a Canadian...  more
  • Dave Foley15

    Dave Foley

    NewsRadio, The Kids in the Hall

    BirthplaceEtobicoke, Toronto, Canada


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

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  • Michael Ironside16

    Michael Ironside

    Justice League, V

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


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

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  • Brooke D'Orsay17

    Brooke D'Orsay

    Royal Pains, Gary Unmarried

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Brooke D'Orsay (born February 17, 1982) is a Canadian actress, best known for voicing the...  more
  • Christopher Plummer18

    Christopher Plummer

    Jesus of Nazareth, The World of David the Gnome

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer (December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021) was a Canadian actor...  more

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  • Sarah Carter19

    Sarah Carter

    Falling Skies, Shark

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Sarah Sanguin Carter (born October 30, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her...  more
  • Robert Urich20

    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

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  • Harvey Atkin21

    Harvey Atkin

    Beetlejuice, Cagney & Lacey

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Elliot Harvey Atkin (18 December 1942 – 18 July 2017), known as Harvey Atkin, was a Canadian...  more
  • Devon Bostick22

    Devon Bostick

    The 100, Rookie Blue

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


    Devon Bostick (born November 13, 1991) is a Canadian actor best known for playing the lead...  more
  • Alison Pill23

    Alison Pill

    The Newsroom, In Treatment

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada


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

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  • Neil Young24
    Neil Percival Young (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. After embarking...  more

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  • John Candy25

    John Candy

    Second City Television, SCTV Network 90

    BirthplaceNewmarket, Canada


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

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