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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Winnipeg, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Winnipeg, as in some cases Winnipeg may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Winnipeg then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Winnipeg, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Items here include everything from Anna Paquin to Daniel Gillies.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Winnipeg?" and "Which famous actors were born in Winnipeg?"

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Adam Smoluk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 38 Adam Smoluk is a Canadian screenwriter, director and actor. His work often explores themes of alienation and isolation. He has cited Jim Thompson, James M. Cain and Eugene O'Neill as influences. ...more

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Adam Tsekhman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Adam Tsekhman is an actor.

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Al Simmons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Al Simmons Al Simmons is an actor.

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Aleks Paunovic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 49 Aleks Paunovic is an actor.

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Angela Heck is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 46 Angela Heck is an actress.

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Anna Paquin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 36 Anna Helene Paquin is a Canadian-born New Zealand actress. Her first film was The Piano, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in March 1994 at the age of 11, making ...more

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Ardith Boxall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Ardith Boxall is an actress.

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Arne MacPherson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Arne MacPherson is an actor.

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Belinda Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 68 Belinda J. Montgomery is a Canadian-American actress, writer, and painter. She initially attracted notice for her starring role in the 1970s science-fiction series Man from Atlantis as Dr. ...more

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Bill Mason is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Died at 59 (1929-1988) Bill Mason was a Canadian naturalist, author, artist, filmmaker, and conservationist, noted primarily for his popular canoeing books, films, and art as well as his documentaries on wolves. Mason ...more

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Bob Nolan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Died at 72 (1908-1980) Bob Nolan was a Canadian-born American singer, songwriter, and actor. He was a founding member of the Sons of the Pioneers, and composer of numerous Country music and Western music songs, ...more

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Bob Rock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 64 Robert Jens "Bob" Rock, is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record producer best known for producing bands and artists such as Simple Plan, Aerosmith, The Cult, Bon Jovi, ...more

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Brad Dryborough is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 51 Brad Dryborough is an actor, a film producer, director and screenwriter.

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Bradley Sawatzky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Bradley Sawatzky age 44 Bradley Sawatzky is an actor.

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Brandi Milbradt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Brandi Milbradt age 41 Brandi Milbradt is a costume designer, film and television producer.

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Brendan Cade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Brendan Cade age 28

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Brent Fitz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 48 Brent Fitz is a Canadian-American multi-instrumentalist and recording artist who mainly works as a touring and session drummer. In his career he has worked with Slash, Theory of a Deadman, Alice ...more

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Brent Gorcie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 37 Brent Gorcie is an actor.

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Brent Neale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 55 Brent Neale is a film actor.

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Brian Edward Roach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 32 Brian Edward Roach is an actor.

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Brittany Scobie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 35 Brittany Scobie is a film actress.

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Bruce J. Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 73 Bruce J. Mitchell is an actor and screenwriter.

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Burton Cummings is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 71 Burton Lorne Cummings, OC OM is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He was the former lead singer and frequent keyboardist for the Canadian rock band The Guess Who. During his 10 years in band, ...more

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David H. Steinberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
David H. Steinberg is a screenwriter and film director. He wrote the screenplays for American Pie 2, Slackers, National Lampoon's Barely Legal, American Pie Presents: The Book of Love and The ...more

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Caelum Vatnsdal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 48 Caelum Vatnsdal is an actor, film director, cinematographer, screenwriter and film editor.

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Cameron Bancroft is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 51 Cameron Bancroft, sometimes credited as Cam Bancroft, is a Canadian television actor from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He studied acting at the California Institute of the Arts, from the late ...more

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Carla Lehmann is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Died at 73 (1917-1990) Carla Lehmann was a Canadian film and television actress. She played the role of Lady Mary Hannay in the 1952 television BBC series The Three Hostages.

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Carson Nattrass is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Carson Nattrass age 39 Carson Nattrass is an actor.

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Catherine Wreford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 38 Catherine Wreford is a professional actress, dancer and singer.

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Chad Bruce is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 47 Chad Bruce is an actor.

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Chantal Kreviazuk is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 44 Chantal Jennifer Kreviazuk CM is a Canadian singer-songwriter of the adult contemporary music genre. She is also a classically trained pianist, and can play the guitar.

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Chris Sigurdson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Chris Sigurdson is an actor.

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Claire Adams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Died at 80 (1898-1978) Claire Adams was a Canadian silent film actress and benefactor. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as the daughter of Stanley Wells Adams, a Welsh-born accountant, and his Canadian wife, ...more

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Cordell Barker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 62 Cordell Barker is a Canadian animator based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He began animating in his late teens after taking on an apprenticeship at Kenn Perkins Animation. A two-time Academy Award ...more

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Cory Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 40 Cory Cassidy is an actor.

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Daniel Gillies is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 42 Daniel J. Gillies is a Canadian-born New Zealand actor. He is best known for his role as Elijah Mikaelson on the television series The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The Originals, as well as ...more

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Daphne Korol is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Daphne Korol age 94 Daphne Korol is an actress.

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Darcy Fehr is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 44 Darcy Fehr is a Canadian actor. His films include Desire, The Saddest Music in the World, There's Something Out There and The Law of Enclosures. Fehr's most notable roles have been his ...more

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Darren Ross is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Darren Ross age 44 Darren Ross is an actor and a stunt performer.

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David Gale is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
David Gale is an actor.

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David Huband is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 60 David Huband, also known as Dave Huband, is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his roles on Cinderella Man as Ford Bond and in the films Cube Zero, Dirty Pictures and The Lookout.

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David Steinberg is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 76 David Steinberg is a screenwriter, television actor, television director and producer.

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Deanna Durbin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Died at 92 (1921-2013) Deanna Durbin was a Canadian actress and singer, who appeared in musical films in the 1930s and 1940s, her singing voice being variously described as being light but full, sweet and unaffected. ...more

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Derek Baynham is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 38 Derek Baynham is a film actor, director and editor.

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Diz Disley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Died at 79 (1931-2010) Diz Disley was an Anglo-Canadian jazz guitarist and graphic designer. He is best known for his jazz guitar playing, strongly influenced by Django Reinhardt, and for his collaborations with the ...more

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Donnelly Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 81 Donnelly Rhodes is a Canadian actor. He starred as Doctor Cottle on the Sci Fi Channel television program Battlestar Galactica. A character actor with many American television and film credits, ...more

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Joanna Gleason is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 68 Joanna Gleason is a Canadian actress and singer. She is a Tony Award-winning musical theatre actress and has also had a number of notable film and TV roles.

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Douglas MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
Douglas MacLeod age 65 Douglas MacLeod is an actor.

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Douglas Rain is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 90 Douglas Rain is a Canadian actor and narrator. Though primarily a stage actor, he is also known for providing the voice of the HAL 9000 computer for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey and its ...more

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Ed Evanko is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg
age 77 Edward Evanko is a Canadian actor and singer who became a Ukrainian Catholic priest. Evanko was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to Danylo Evanko and Justyna Dmytryk, who had emigrated from Western ...more