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Famous TV Actors from Canada

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List of famous TV actors from Canada, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Canada has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Canadian TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Canada this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Canada then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different TV actors, like Lani Billard and Lisa Ruddy.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Canadian TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Canada?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Canada in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Canadian actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
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    Victor Webster is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Victor Webster

    Continuum, Necessary Roughness

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Victor Webster (born February 7, 1973) is a Canadian actor. He is known for being the second... more on Wikipedia
  • 27
    Lisa Ray is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    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
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    Jennifer Tilly is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Jennifer Tilly

    Out of Practice, Oh Madeline

    BirthplaceHarbor City, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jennifer Tilly (born Jennifer Ellen Chan; September 16, 1958) is an American actress, voice... more on Wikipedia

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    Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Dwayne Johnson

    WWE Raw, WWE SmackDown

    BirthplaceHayward, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 30
    Cory Monteith is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Cory Monteith

    Glee, The Assistants

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Cory Allan Michael Monteith (May 11, 1982 – July 13, 2013) was a Canadian actor, singer, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 31
    Will Arnett is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Will Arnett

    Arrested Development, Up All Night

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

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

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  • 32
    Erica Durance is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Erica Durance

    Smallville, Saving Hope

    BirthplaceCalgary, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Erica Durance (; born June 21, 1978) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as... more on Wikipedia
  • 33
    Kathleen Barr is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    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
  • 34
    Martin Short is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Martin Short

    Damages, Merlin

    BirthplaceHamilton, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Martin Hayter Short (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian-American comedian, actor, voice... more on Wikipedia
  • 35
    Annick Obonsawin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Annick Obonsawin

    Cyberchase, Angela Anaconda

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Annick Obonsawin is a Canadian voice actress and musician. She has played roles in many... more on Wikipedia
  • 36
    Agam Darshi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Agam Darshi

    Sanctuary, Dan for Mayor

    BirthplaceBirmingham, England

    NationalityEngland

    Agamdeep Darshi is an English-born actress, now based in Los Angeles.
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    Callum Keith Rennie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Callum Keith Rennie

    Battlestar Galactica, The Killing

    BirthplaceSunderland, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,Canada

    Callum Keith Rennie (born 14 September 1960) is a British-born Canadian television and film... more on Wikipedia
  • 38
    Kristin Kreuk is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Kristin Kreuk

    Smallville, Beauty & the Beast

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Kristin Laura Kreuk (; born December 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress. Debuting on Canadian... more on Wikipedia

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  • 39
    Anna Paquin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Anna Paquin

    True Blood, A Drop of True Blood

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada,New Zealand

    Anna Hélène Paquin ( PAK-win; born 24 July 1982) is a New Zealand-Canadian actress. She was... more on Wikipedia
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    Suleka Mathew is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Suleka Mathew

    Red Widow, Men in Trees

    BirthplaceIndia, Kerala

    NationalityCanada

    Suleka "Sue" Mathew is a Canadian actress, known for her portrayal of Dr. Sunita Ramen on the... more on Wikipedia
  • 41
    Ian James Corlett is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Ian James Corlett

    Beast Wars: Transformers, ReBoot

    BirthplaceBurnaby, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Ian James Corlett (born August 29, 1962) is a Canadian voice actor, producer, and author. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 42
    Ryan Gosling is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Ryan Gosling

    Young Hercules, Road to Avonlea

    BirthplaceLondon, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Ryan Thomas Gosling (born November 12, 1980) is a Canadian actor and musician. He began his... more on Wikipedia

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  • 43
    Emmanuelle Vaugier is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Emmanuelle Vaugier

    Two and a Half Men, CSI: NY

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Emmanuelle Frederique Vaugier (, voh-zhee-AY; born June 23, 1976) is a Canadian film and... more on Wikipedia

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    Jennifer Hale is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Jennifer Hale

    The Powerpuff Girls, Spider-Man

    BirthplaceHappy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Jennifer Hale is a Canadian-American voice actress, known for her work in video game series... more on Wikipedia

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    Chris Jericho is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
    Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, 1970), better known by his ring name Chris Jericho,... more on Wikipedia

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    Tamara Taylor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    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
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    Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Ryan Reynolds

    Two Guys and a Girl, The John Larroquette Show

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Ryan Rodney Reynolds (born October 23, 1976) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, film... more on Wikipedia

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    Erica Cerra is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Erica Cerra

    Eureka, Cold Squad

    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Erica Cerra (born October 31, 1979) is a Canadian actress, best known for her portrayal of... more on Wikipedia

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    Shawn Ashmore is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Shawn Ashmore

    The Following, The Super Hero Squad Show

    BirthplaceRichmond, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Shawn Robert Ashmore (born October 7, 1979) is a Canadian film and television actor. He is... more on Wikipedia

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    Phil Hartman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada

    Phil Hartman

    The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live

    BirthplaceBrantford, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Philip Edward Hartmann (September 24, 1948 – May 28, 1998) was a Canadian-American actor,... more on Wikipedia

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