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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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    William Shatner

    William Shatner

    Star Trek: The Original Series, Boston Legal

    BirthplaceCôte Saint-Luc, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    William Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, author, producer, director, and... more on Wikipedia

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    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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    Tabitha St. Germain

    My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Ed

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Tabitha St. Germain, known as Tabitha or Kitanou St. Germain, is an American-Canadian actress,... more on Wikipedia
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    Henry Corden

    Henry Corden

    The Flintstones, The Flintstone Kids

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Henry Corden (January 6, 1920 – May 19, 2005) was a Canadian-born American actor, voice actor... more on Wikipedia
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    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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    Cree Summer

    Cree Summer

    Rugrats, Tiny Toon Adventures

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Cree Summer Francks (born July 7, 1969) is an American-Canadian actress, voice actress,... more on Wikipedia

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    Emmanuelle Chriqui

    Emmanuelle Chriqui

    Entourage, ThunderCats

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Emmanuelle Sophie Anne Chriqui ( SHREE-kee; born December 10, 1975) is a Canadian film and... more on Wikipedia

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    Christian

    Christian

    WWE NXT, WWE Superstars
    William Jason Reso (born November 30, 1973) is a Canadian actor and retired professional... more on Wikipedia

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    Tricia Helfer

    Tricia Helfer

    Battlestar Galactica, Burn Notice

    BirthplaceDonalda, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Tricia Janine Helfer (born April 11, 1974) is a Canadian actress, voice actress and former... more on Wikipedia

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    Kari Matchett

    Kari Matchett

    Leverage, Covert Affairs

    BirthplaceCanada

    NationalityCanada

    Kari Matchett (born March 25, 1970) is a Canadian actress. She has appeared in films such as... 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
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    Malin Åkerman

    Malin Åkerman

    The Comeback, Trophy Wife

    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    NationalityCanada, Sweden

    Malin Maria Åkerman (born 12 May 1978) is a Swedish-American actress, model and singer. Born... more on Wikipedia

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    Alan Thicke

    Alan Thicke

    Married... with Children, Growing Pains

    BirthplaceKirkland Lake, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Alan Thicke (born Alan Willis Jeffrey; March 1, 1947 – December 13, 2016) was a Canadian... more on Wikipedia

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    Grace Park

    Grace Park

    Battlestar Galactica, Hawaii Five-0

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityCanada

    Grace Park (born March 14, 1974) is a Canadian actress who played Cylon model Number Eight,... more on Wikipedia

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    Nathan Fillion

    Nathan Fillion

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly

    BirthplaceEdmonton, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Nathan Fillion (; born March 27, 1971) is a Canadian-American actor and voice actor, known for... more on Wikipedia

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    Pamela Anderson

    Pamela Anderson

    Home Improvement, Baywatch

    BirthplaceLadysmith, Canada

    NationalityUnited States of America, Canada

    Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian-American actress, model and animal... more on Wikipedia

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    Andrea Roth

    Andrea Roth

    Blue Bloods, Ringer

    BirthplaceWoodstock, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Andrea Roth (born September 30, 1967) is a Canadian actress. She is perhaps best known for her... more on Wikipedia
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    Leslie Nielsen

    Leslie Nielsen

    Police Squad!, Kung Fu

    BirthplaceRegina, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Leslie William Nielsen (11 February 1926 – 28 November 2010) was a Canadian actor, comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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    Matthew Perry

    Matthew Perry

    Friends, Go On

    BirthplaceWilliamstown, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America, Canada

    Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian and... more on Wikipedia

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    Jessalyn Gilsig

    Jessalyn Gilsig

    Vikings, Boston Public

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Jessalyn Sarah Gilsig (born November 30, 1971) is a Canadian actress known for her roles in... more on Wikipedia
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    Peter Cullen

    Peter Cullen

    The Transformers, Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Peter Claver Cullen (born July 28, 1941) is a Canadian voice actor. He is best known as the... more on Wikipedia
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    Lorne Greene

    Lorne Greene

    Bonanza, Roots

    BirthplaceOttawa, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Lorne Hyman Greene, (born February 12, 1915 – September 11, 1987) was a Canadian actor, radio... more on Wikipedia

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    Evangeline Lilly

    Evangeline Lilly

    Lost, Reviews on the Run

    BirthplaceFort Saskatchewan, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Nicole Evangeline Lilly (born August 3, 1979) is a Canadian actress. She gained popular... more on Wikipedia

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    Scott McNeil

    Scott McNeil

    Beast Wars: Transformers, X-Men: Evolution

    BirthplaceAustralia

    NationalityCanada, Australia

    Scott McNeil is an Australian-born Canadian actor and voice actor. He currently resides in... more on Wikipedia
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    Matt Frewer

    Matt Frewer

    Eureka, The Pink Panther Show

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America, Canada

    Matthew George Frewer (born January 4, 1958) is a Canadian-American actor, singer, voice... more on Wikipedia

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