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List Rules Only TV actors who were born or grew up in Winnipeg.

List of famous television actors/actresses who were born in Winnipeg, with photos when available. These renowned Winnipeg actors and actresses are listed by popularity, so the names at the top of the list will be the most recognizable. A few of these actors may not have technically been born in Winnipeg, but everyone on this list grew up in Winnipeg and considers it to be their home. This list includes Winnipeg TV actors from every type of show, including cartoons where they might have done voice over work. If you grew up in Winnipeg then you should be proud of these television actors whose birthplace is Winnipeg. Various bits of information are available for these Winnipeg celebrities as well, such as what year they were born and what shows they are known for.

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This list answers the questions, "Which TV actors are from Winnipeg?" and "Who are the most famous Winnipeg actors?"

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Anna Paquin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
True Blood, A Drop of True Blood 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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Terry Klassen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Martha Speaks, Baby Looney Tunes, Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars Terry Klassen is a Canadian voice actor and voice director in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Julia Benson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Stargate Universe, Shattered, The Evidence Julia Benson is a Canadian actress.

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Jay Brazeau is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Stargate SG-1, Sabrina: The Animated Series, Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars Jay Brazeau is a Canadian actor and voice actor from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Mimi Kuzyk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Hill Street Blues, Nightingales (US), XIII: The Conspiracy Mimi Kuzyk is an actress.

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Ron Rubin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Beetlejuice, COPS, The Avengers: United They Stand Ron Rubin is a veteran voice actor whose appeared on countless animation series including X-Men, Avengers, C.O.P.S., Police Academy, Beetlejuice, Stickin' Around and Care Bears to name a few. ...more

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Joanna Gleason is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Bette, Love & War, Hello 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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David Steinberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
The Music Scene, Big Sound, Sit Down Comedy with David Steinberg David Steinberg is a screenwriter, television actor, television director and producer.

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Paul Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, Fireball XL5, The Aphrodite Inheritance Paul Maxwell was a Canadian actor who worked mostly in British cinema and television, in which he was usually cast as American characters. In terms of audience, his most notable role was ...more

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Donnelly Rhodes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Battlestar Galactica, Soap, The Heights 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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Len Cariou is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Blue Bloods, Murder, She Wrote Leonard Joseph "Len" Cariou is a Canadian actor, best known for his portrayal of Sweeney Todd in the original cast of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He currently plays ...more

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Belinda Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Miami Vice, Doogie Howser, M.D. 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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David Huband is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Peep and the Big Wide World, Pelswick, Birdz 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 H. Steinberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV 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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Martha Burns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Slings & Arrows, The Trojan Horse, Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays Martha Burns is a Canadian actress known for her stage work and youth outreach in Ontario and her leading role as Ellen Fanshaw in the TV dramedy series Slings and Arrows. Burns was born 1958 in ...more

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Daniel Gillies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
The Originals, Saving Hope, Into the West 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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Jack Kruschen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Hong Kong, Busting Loose, The Wedsworth-Townsend Act Jack Kruschen was a Canadian-born character actor who worked primarily in American film, television and radio.

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Robert Tinkler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Cyberchase, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, Saint Seiya Robert Tinkler, also known as Rob Tinkler, is a Canadian actor who is primarily known for his voiceover work. He is the voice of Howie on Almost Naked Animals, Max on The Adventures of Sam & ...more

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Cameron Bancroft is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
The Cape, Little House on the Prairie, Kraft Hockeyville 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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Nia Vardalos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
My Big Fat Greek Life, Team Knight Rider Antonia Eugenia "Nia" Vardalos is a Canadian-born actress, screenwriter, director, singer and producer. Her most notable work is the 2002 Academy Award–nominated film My Big Fat Greek ...more

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Tom McCamus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Mutant X, At the Hotel, Foreign Objects Tom McCamus is a Canadian film and theatre actor who is most widely known for his work on the science-fiction television show Mutant X. McCamus was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, but was ...more

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Gisele MacKenzie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Your Hit Parade, The Gisele MacKenzie Show, The Chey Show (1955) Gisèle MacKenzie was a Canadian singer, most famous for her performances on the popular television program Your Hit Parade.

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Greg Bryk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
ReGenesis, XIII: The Conspiracy, XIII: The Series Greggory Michael "Greg" Bryk is a Canadian film and television actor. He is best known for playing the role of Mallick in Saw V, Vickor Harris in the 2006 film Living Death, Commando ...more

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Kerry Shale is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
The Amazing World of Gumball, Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends Kerry Shale is a Canadian-born actor, writer and voice-over artist based in the UK. He is married to Suzanne Shale, a former Oxford University law don, now a specialist in the field of medical

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Gwynyth Walsh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Tin Man, Da Vinci's Inquest Gwynyth Walsh is a Canadian actress best known for her role of the Star Trek character B'Etor, one of the Duras sisters. She also played constable Nimira in the Star Trek Voyager episode ...more

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Libby Morris is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Space Patrol, Mike and Angelo, Alexander the Greatest Libby Morris is a Canadian comic actress and clown famous for her facial contortions and fast talking. She appeared in several BBC radio shows of the 1950s and moved into TV and film from the ...more

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Don Callis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Impact Wrestling, ECW Hardcore TV, ECW on TNN Don Callis is a Canadian former professional wrestler and manager, known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation as The Jackyl, and Extreme Championship Wrestling as color ...more

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Fletcher Markle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Front Row Center Fletcher Markle was a Canadian actor, screenwriter, television producer and director. Markle began a radio career in his native Canada, before working in films as an actor, and on television as ...more

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Ken Finkleman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Good Dog, Foreign Objects, Foolish Heart Ken Finkleman is a Canadian television and film writer, producer and actor. Finkleman was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In Canada, Finkleman is best known as the writer, creator and producer of ...more

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Ashleigh Banfield is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
American Morning, MSNBC Live Ashleigh Banfield is a Canadian-American journalist who works for CNN and hosts the legal news program Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield. She previously hosted Early Start and the 11 a.m. hour ...more

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Steve Braun is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Pterodactyl, The Immortal, Twins Steve Braun is a Canadian television and movie actor from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Braun's credits include The Immortal, a TV show in which he and co-star Lorenzo Lamas hunted demons; The Trip, an ...more

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Chantal Kreviazuk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
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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Clara Hughes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Clara Hughes, OC OM MSC is a Canadian cyclist and speed skater, who has won multiple Olympic medals in both sports. Hughes won two bronze in the Summer Olympics in 1996 and four medals over the ...more

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Burton Cummings is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
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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Steve Corino is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
ECW Hardcore TV, ECW on TNN, Major League Wrestling: Underground TV Steven Eugene "Steve" Corino is a Canadian professional wrestler, who works for Ring of Honor. He also appears in the Japanese promotion Pro Wrestling Zero1 and various independent ...more

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Melissa Elias is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Falcon Beach Melissa Elias is a Canadian actress. She stars in the television series Falcon Beach on the Global Television Network and ABC Family. She was also in a Lions Gate theatrical picture released in ...more

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Cindy Klassen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Cindy Klassen, OM is a Canadian long track speed skater. She is a six-time medalist having achieved one gold, two silver, three bronze at the Winter Olympics. Klassen is tied with Clara Hughes ...more

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Helene Winston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
King of Kensington, The Adventures Of Chich Helene Winston was an actress and a poet.

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Fred Penner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Big Sky: High River, Fred Penner's Place Frederick Ralph Cornelius "Fred" Penner, CM OM is a Canadian children's music performer who gives appearances throughout North America. His television show, Fred Penner's Place, aired ...more

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Peter Mooney is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Rookie Blue, Camelot, Falcon Beach Peter Mooney is a Canadian actor, perhaps best known for his role as Officer Nick Collins on the drama series Rookie Blue and for playing Sir Kay on the historical fantasy series Camelot.

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Cory Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
The Capture of the Green River Killer Cory Cassidy is an actor.

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Monty Hall is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Beat the Clock, It's Anybody's Guess, The All-New Let's Make a Deal Monte Halparin, OC OM, better known by the stage name Monty Hall, is a Canadian-born MC, producer, actor, singer and sportscaster, best known as host of the television game show Let's Make a

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Kristopher Turner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Saving Hope, Instant Star Kristopher Turner is a Canadian actor. He is noted for his role as Jamie Andrews on the CTV teen drama Instant Star. Turner was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an only child. ...more

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Aleks Paunovic is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Aleks Paunovic is an actor.

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Tamara Gorski is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Poltergeist: The Legacy Tamara Gorski is a Canadian actress.

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Brittany Schussler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Brittany Schussler is a retired Canadian speed skater. She was a member of the national speed skating team from 2002 to 2014. Schussler's best individual performance was placing sixth in the ...more

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Douglas Rain is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
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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Doug Henning is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Douglas James Henning was a Canadian magician, illusionist, escape artist and politician.

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Heather Doerksen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Heather Doerksen is a Canadian actress who has appeared on stage, and on screen alongside such actors as Kathy Bates, William H. Macy, Christopher Lloyd, and Jessica Alba. She has voiced many ...more

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Michael Cohen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Actors from Winnipeg
Grossology, Henry's World Michael D. Cohen is a Canadian actor and writer.