There's more to Canada than hockey, as these actors and actresses remind us of all our neighbors to the north have to offer.
Elisha Cuthbert, who starred with Emile Hirsch in "The Girl Next Door" and a cougar in one unforgettable episode of "24," was born in Calgary.
Jim Carrey was born in Newmarket, Ontario, and honed his comedic skills after his family moved to a Toronto suburb in his adolescence.
William Shatner, better known as James T. Kirk or, as we like to think of him, God's gift to acting, is a native of Montreal.
"Lost" star Evangeline Lilly was born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, and was discovered on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia, by the famous Ford modeling agency.
Pamela Anderson not only was born on Vancouver Island, but was discovered during a British Columbia Lions CFL game. How Canadian is that?
The son of a Canadian travel executive who frequently moved his family, Brendan Fraser can claim affinity with Ottawa, Indianapolis, Detroit, Seattle, London and Rome. But the actor has dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship. So he makes the cut.
Although Tricia Helfer hales from the 224-people village of Donalda, Alberta, she earned millions of fans as the Cylon Number Six on "Battlestar Galactica."
Grace Park of "Battlestar Galactica" and "Hawaii Five-0" was born in Los Angeles, but she was raised in Canada from the age of 22 months.
Malin Akerman, seen here in "27 Dresses" and who has also appeared in "Watchmen," "Wanderlust," "Couples Retreat" and "Rock of Ages," was born in Sweden, but raised in Toronto.
More a model than actress, Peterborough, Ontario-native Estella Warren nonetheless has appeared in moves like "Planet of the Apes" (2001) and "Kangaroo Jack."
Calgary-native Erica Durance made a name for herself playing Lois Lane on "Smallville."
But Durance isn't the only Canadian with a "Smallville" credit to her name. Vancouver-native Kristin Kreuk starred on the show for eight years as Lana Lang.
Two of Canada's best comic actors, Hamilton-native Eugene Levy and Toronto-native Catherine O'Hara, have acted together several times, including "A Mighty Wind" and "Best in Show."
Vancouver native James Doohan, better known as "Scotty" from "Star Trek," died in July 2005.
John Candy, who died in March 1994, was a Toronto native.
Don't let his Hawaiian name or his Beirut, Lebanon, birthplace fool you. Keanu Reeves was raised in Toronto
Anna Paquin, star of "True Blood" and an Oscar-winner for "The Piano," was born in Winnipeg, but grew up in New Zealand.
Ryan Reynolds, may have starred in such movies as "The Proposal," "Green Lantern" and "The Change-Up," but the Vancouver native will always be "Berg" from "Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place" to us.
Alex P. Keat... um, rather, Michael J. Fox hales from Edmonton.
Born in London, Ontario, halfway between Detroit and Toronto, Rachel McAdams has starred in "Sherlock Holmes," "The Wedding Crashers" and "The Notebook."
Seth Rogen, star of such films as "Pineapple Express" and "Knocked Up," was born in Vancouver.
Mike Myers was born in Scarborough, Ontario, and was immediately accepted into Toronto's Second City Comedy ensemble after graduating high school in 1982.
Ellen Page, who captured audiences' hearts in "Juno" and also starred in "Whip It" and "Inception," is a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Born in Massachusetts, Matthew Perry was raised in Ottawa, where he became a top-ranked junior tennis player. However, he turned to acting after moving to Los Angeles at age 15.
Neve Campbell, star of the "Scream" movies and "Wild Things," was born in Guelph, Ontario.
Donald Sutherland was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, and is father to the next entrant on our list of Canadian actors ...
Kiefer Sutherland, was born in England but raised in Canada. He earned a nomination for a "Genie," Canada's equivalent of the Oscar, for his first major role in the Canadian drama "The Bay Boy."
Eric McCormack, who starred in the sitcom "Will & Grace," was born and raised in Toronto.
Hayden Christensen, who starred as Anakin Skywalker in "Attack of the Clones" and "Revenge of the Sith," is a Vancouver native.
Christopher Plummer, who's best known as Captain Von Trapp in "The Sound of Music" and who earned an Oscar nomination for 2009's "The Last Station," was born in Toronto.
"Sex in the City" star Kim Cattrall was born in England, but her family moved to Canada when she was 3 months old. She later graduated high school in Vancouver.
A native of Ottawa, Dan Aykroyd was born on July 1, Canada Day, a national holiday frequently referred to as "Canada's birthday."
Ryan Gosling, who was raised in Cornwall, Ontario, became the first Canadian-born performer in over 60 years to earn a best actor Oscar nomination in 2007 for "Half Nelson."
Martin Short, another "SCTV" veteran, was born in Hamilton, Ontario.
"Growing Pains" star Alan Thicke is a native of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, nearly 400 miles north of Toronto. He also hosted Wayne Gretzky's wedding in Edmonton, making him ultra-Canadian.
Carrie-Anne Moss, best known as "Trinity" in "The Matrix" movies, is a Vancouver native.
Former "Scrubs" star Sarah Chalke is a native of Ottawa.
Mia Kirshner, a native of Toronto, has been a regular on "24" and "The L Word" and appeared on "The Vampire Diaries" in 2011.
Dave Foley, who gained fame as a member of "The Kids in the Hall" and later starred on the sitcom "NewsRadio," is a Toronto native.
If you think Cobie Smulders makes a convincing Canadian on the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," that's because the Vancouver native is a Canadian in real life too.
Born in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Sandra Oh is better known to "Grey's Anatomy" fans as Dr. Cristina Yang.
Jill Hennessy, a native of Edmonton, starred in "Crossing Jordan" and "Law & Order."
Young starlet Shenae Grimes not only has a promising career starting with her role on "90210," but she's also a Toronto native who's put time in as a regular on the Canadian teen melodrama "Degrassi: The Next Generation."
Former "SNL" star Norm MacDonald, who still does our favorite Burt Reynolds impersonation ever, was born in Quebec City.
Laura Vandervoort is still a relative unknown, but the Toronto native did a stint as Kara (aka Supergirl) on "Smallville," appeared in the remake of "V" and had a role in 2012's "Ted."
Toronto-native Sarah Polley captured audiences' attention in the movies "Go" and "Dawn of the Dead."
Jason Priestly, still best known nearly a decade later as "Brandon Walsh" from "Beverly Hills, 90210," is also a Vancouver native.
Montreal-native Emmanuelle Chriqui has had roles on the HBO series "Entourage" and in the Adam Sandler movie "You Don't Mess with the Zohan."
The late Leslie Nielsen, star of the "Naked Gun" movies, was born the son of a Canadian Mountie in Regina, Saskatchewan, and raised in the country's Northwest Territories.
The late comic actor Phil Hartman was a native of Brantford, Ontario, about 20 miles west of Hamilton, but his family moved to the United States when he was young.
Raymond Burr was best known for "Perry Mason" and "Ironside." He was born in New Westminster, British Columbia.
Conrad Bain, who starred as "Mr. Drummond" on the 1980s sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes," hales from Lethbridge, Alberta, and served in the Canadian Army during World War II.
Hume Cronyn, the late actor and husband of Jessica Tandy, was born in London, Ontario, but became a U.S. citizen late in life.
"Bonanza" star Lorne Greene was born in Ottawa and was a top Canadian radio broadcaster before leaving for a Hollywood career in the 1950s.
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