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Famous Film Actors From Winnipeg

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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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    Films Acted InEverybody's Doing It, Black Bridge, Monster In The Coal Bin

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Adam Smoluk (born June 17, 1980) is a Canadian screenwriter, director, actor, and community leader. His work in media productions often explores themes of alienation and isolation. He has cited Jim  ...more
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    Adam Tsekhman is an actor.  ...more
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    Al Simmons is an actor.
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    Films Acted InThis Means War, Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep, Driven to Kill, Maneater, Chasing Christmas

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Height6'4"

    Aleks Paunovic is an actor.  ...more
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    Films Acted InTales from the Gimli Hospital, Crime Wave, The Dead Father, Hospital Fragment

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Angela Heck is an actress.  ...more
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    Films Acted InX-Men, Almost Famous, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

    NationalityCanada, New Zealand

    Height5'4"

    ParentsBrian Paquin, Mary Paquin

    ChildrenCharlie Moyer, Poppy Moyer

    Anna Hélène Paquin ( PAK-win; born 24 July 1982) is a New Zealand-Canadian actress. She was born in Manitoba and brought up in Wellington, New Zealand, before moving to Los Angeles during her youth.  ...more

    #310 of 349 The Best Actresses In Film History#86 of 109 The Greatest '90s Teen Stars#73 of 258 The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

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    Ardith Boxall is an actress.  ...more
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    Arne MacPherson is an actor.  ...more
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    Films Acted InTron: Legacy, The Other Side of the Mountain, Camouflage, Lock, Stock and Barrel

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    ParentsCecil Montgomery

    Belinda Montgomery (born July 23, 1950) 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  ...more
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    Dec. at 59 (1929-1988)

    Films Acted InYellowneck, Cry of the Wild, Waterwalker

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    ChildrenPaul Mason, Becky Mason

    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 was  ...more
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    Dec. at 72 (1908-1980)

    Films Acted InMelody Time, My Pal Trigger, The Gay Ranchero, Red River Valley, Lights of Old Santa Fe

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    ParentsFlora Elizabeth Hussey Nobles, Harry Nobles

    ChildrenRoberta Irene

    Bob Nolan (born Robert Clarence Nobles, April 13, 1908 – June 16, 1980) was a Canadian-born American singer, songwriter, and actor. He was a founding member of the Sons of the Pioneers, and composer  ...more
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    Age: 67

    Films Acted InClassic Albums: Metallica – Metallica, A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Robert Jenns Rock (born April 19, 1954) is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record producer, best known for producing rock bands and music artists such as Metallica, the Tragically  ...more
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    Films Acted InAlien Trespass, The Thaw, Battlestar Galactica: Razor, Big Head, Doppelgänger Paul

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Brad Dryborough is an actor, a film producer, director and screenwriter.  ...more
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    Films Acted InNarc, The Plague, Zooey & Adam

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Height1.82

    Bradley Sawatzky is an actor.
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    Films Acted InEvil Breed: The Legend of Samhain

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Brandi Milbradt is a costume designer, film and television producer.
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    Films Acted InMy Winnipeg

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

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    Age: 51

    Films Acted InUnion: Do Your Own Thing Live

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Brent Fitz (born March 27, 1970) is a Canadian-American musician and multi-instrumentalist. In his career, he has worked with Slash, Myles Kennedy, Theory of a Deadman, Alice Cooper, Vince Neil,  ...more
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    Films Acted In25th Hour

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    ParentsKandi Smith, Tom Gorcie

    Brent Gorcie is an actor.  ...more
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    Films Acted InDracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary, Blue State, Careful, Night Mayor, Keyhole

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Brent Neale is a film actor.  ...more
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    Films Acted InThe Lookout, Population 436, Taken in Broad Daylight, Eye of the Beast, The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Brian Edward Roach is an actor.  ...more
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    Films Acted InThe Plague, Something Beneath, Love at First Kill, Maneater, High Life

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Brittany Scobie is a film actress.  ...more
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    Films Acted InThe Final Sacrifice

    BirthplaceCanada, Area code 431, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Area code 204

    NationalityCanada

    Bruce J. Mitchell is an actor and screenwriter.  ...more
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    Films Acted InMelanie

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Burton Lorne Cummings, (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. Burton is the former lead singer and keyboardist for the Canadian rock band The Guess Who. During his  ...more

    #162 of 488 The Best Rock Vocalists#160 of 376 Musicians Who Belong In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame#352 of 656 The Best Singers Of All Time

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    David H. Steinberg is an American writer, director, and producer for film and television. He wrote the screenplays for American Pie 2, Slackers, National Lampoon's Barely Legal, and American Pie  ...more
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    Films Acted InThe Heart of the World, Sissy Boy Slap Party, Odilon Redon or The Eye Like a Strange Balloon Mounts Towards Infinity

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Caelum Vatnsdal is an actor, film director, cinematographer, screenwriter and film editor.  ...more