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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.

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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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William Shatner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Star Trek: The Original Series, Boston Legal, Star Trek: The Animated Series
William Shatner is a Canadian actor, singer, author, producer, director, spokesman, and comedian. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, Captain ...more

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Tara Strong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Rugrats, The Fairly OddParents, The Powerpuff Girls
Tara Lyn Charendoff Strong is a Canadian and American actress who has done work in numerous films and television series, both live-action and animated. Many of her major voice roles include ...more

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Tabitha St. Germain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Ed, Edd n Eddy
Tabitha St. Germain, formerly known as Paulina Gillis, is a Canadian actress, singer, voice artist, and comedienne. Tabitha is known for a variety of roles across many different shows.

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Henry Corden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
The Flintstones, The Flintstone Kids, Thundarr the Barbarian
Henry Corden was a Canadian-born American actor and voice artist best known for taking over the role of Fred Flintstone after Alan Reed in 1977. His official debut as Fred's new voice was on the ...more

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Laura Vandervoort is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Smallville, V, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye
Laura Dianne Vandervoort is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Sadie Harrison in the Canadian TV series Instant Star, Arla "The Bolt-Gun Killer" Cogan in the sci-fi ...more

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Cree Summer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Rugrats, Tiny Toon Adventures, Inspector Gadget
Cree Summer Francks, best known as Cree Summer, is an American Canadian actress, voice actress, and singer. She is best known for her role as college student Winifred "Freddie" Brooks ...more

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Emmanuelle Chriqui is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Entourage, ThunderCats, Tron: Uprising
Emmanuelle Sophie Anne Chriqui is a Canadian film and television actress. She is known for her performance on HBO's Entourage as Sloan McQuewick, as well as Dalia, the love interest of Adam ...more

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Christian is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
WWE NXT, WWE Superstars, Impact Wrestling
Christian Cage is a film actor.

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Tricia Helfer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Battlestar Galactica, Burn Notice, The Super Hero Squad Show
Tricia Janine Helfer is a Canadian model and actress. She is best known for playing the humanoid Cylon Number Six in Ronald D. Moore's re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series.

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Kari Matchett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Leverage, Covert Affairs, Invasion
Kari Matchett is a Canadian actress. She played Mariel Underlay in Invasion, Lisa Miller in 24, and Kate Filmore in the cult favorite science fiction movie Cube 2: Hypercube. She recently ...more

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Maurice LaMarche is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Futurama, Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain
Maurice LaMarche is a Canadian voice actor and former stand-up comedian. He is best known for voicing The Brain in Animaniacs and its spin-off as well as Inspector Gadget in the franchise of the ...more

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Malin Åkerman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
The Comeback, Trophy Wife, Childrens Hospital
Malin Maria Åkerman is a Swedish Canadian actress, model and singer. She is best known as an actress, first making appearances in several Canadian productions. In the early 2000s, she had ...more

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Alan Thicke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Married... with Children, Growing Pains, I'm in the Band
Alan Willis Thicke is a Canadian actor, songwriter, and game and talk show host. He is known for his role as Jason Seaver, the father on the ABC television series Growing Pains. He is the father ...more

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Grace Park is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Battlestar Galactica, Hawaii Five-0, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction
Grace Park is an American-born Canadian actress. She gained recognition as Sharon "Boomer" Valerii and Sharon "Athena" Agathon on Battlestar Galactica, as well as Shannon Ng ...more

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Nathan Fillion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Castle
Nathan Fillion is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Richard Castle on the ABC series Castle as well as his earlier portrayal of the lead role of Captain Malcolm Reynolds in the ...more

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Pamela Anderson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Home Improvement, Baywatch, Days of Our Lives
Pamela Denise Anderson is a Canadian-American actress. In addition to her acting career, she is also a model, producer, author, activist, and former showgirl, known for her roles on the ...more

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Andrea Roth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Blue Bloods, Ringer, Highlander: The Series
Andrea Roth is a Canadian actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Janet Gavin, the wife of main character Tommy Gavin, on the FX television series Rescue Me, and, before that, the ...more

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Leslie Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Police Squad!, Kung Fu, Due South
Leslie William Nielsen, OC was a Canadian-American actor and comedian. He appeared in more than 100 films and 150 television programs, portraying more than 220 characters. Nielsen was born in ...more

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Matthew Perry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Friends, Go On, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian and playwright known for his role as Chandler Bing on the NBC television sitcom Friends. Along with starring ...more

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Jessalyn Gilsig is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Vikings, Boston Public, Snoops
Jessalyn Gilsig has an extensive list of theater credits to her name. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Gilsig received her theatrical training at the American Repertory ...more

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Peter Cullen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
The Transformers, Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers, Voltron
Peter Claver Cullen is a Canadian voice actor. He is best known as the original voice of Optimus Prime in the original 1980s Transformers animated series, and most other appearances, as well, ...more

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Lorne Greene is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
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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Evangeline Lilly is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Lost, Reviews on the Run
Nicole Evangeline Lilly is a Canadian actress and author. She won multiple Saturn Awards and Teen Choice Awards and a Golden Globe nomination for her role as Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost. ...more

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Scott McNeil is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Beast Wars: Transformers, X-Men: Evolution, ReBoot
Scott McNeil is an Australian-born Canadian actor and voice actor. He currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He has provided voices to many characters in animated shows, most ...more

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Matt Frewer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Canada
Eureka, The Pink Panther Show, The Stand
Matthew George "Matt" Frewer is a Canadian American stand-up comedian, actor, singer, voice artist, and comedian. Acting since 1983, he is known for portraying the 1980s icon Max ...more