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20 Canadian Celebrities who have innovated Music or Film

You would be surprised at how many of the actors and musicians you know of that are Canadian.  Canada has a lot of talented people that are sharing their talent with the world.  Below are just some of the famous Actors, Producers and Musicians from Canada.

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  1. Dan Acroyd

He is a Canadian actor, Comedian, and producer.  He’s been in movies such as Ghostbusters, The blues brothers and Trading places.  He also was on Saturday night live.

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  1. Anna Paquin

She is a Canadian born New Zealand actress.  She starred in many movies and TV shows including True Blood, The Piano, X2, Fly Away Home and the X-Men Days of Future Past.

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  1. James Cameron

He is a Canadian Filmmaker, director and producer.  He has made some very popular and successful movies such as Avatar, Titanic, The Terminator, Aliens, Terminator 2 to name a few.

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 16: Actor Ryan Reynolds attends the "Mississippi Grind" premiere during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 16, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON – SEPTEMBER 16: Actor Ryan Reynolds attends the “Mississippi Grind” premiere during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall on September 16, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)
  1. Ryan Reynolds

He is a Canadian actor and producer.  He has been in TV shows as well as movies.  One of the TV shows he has been on was Two Guys and a Girl.  Some of the movies he has been in are Deadpool, Green Lantern, The proposal, X-Men origins: Wolverine and Just Friends.

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  1. Jim Carrey

He is a well known Canadian Actor and Comedian.  He has been in many movies including: The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, The Truman Show, Liar Liar and Bruce Almighty.

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  1. William Shatner

A Canadian Actor, Producer, and Director.  He is probably most famously known for his role in Star Trek.

  1. Mike Myers

He is a Canadian born actor and comedian.  He was from Toronto, Canada.  He has been in many movies including Wayne’s World, Austin Powers movies, and Shrek.  In addition he has been on Saturday Night Live.

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  1. Matthew Perry

He is a Canadian Actor who was famous for his role on Friends as Chandler Bing.  He has also been in movies such as 17 Again and Fools Rush in.

LOS ANGELES, CA- SEPTEMBER 22: Actor Michael J. Fox arrives at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA- SEPTEMBER 22: Actor Michael J. Fox arrives at the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
  1. Michael J Fox

He is a famous actor, producer and activist from Canada.  He has been on popular shows such as the Michael J. Fox show and Family Ties, The good wife, and Spin city.  He has been in movies, most famously the Back to the Future movies.

  1. Ryan Gosling

He is a Canadian Actor who began his career on the Mickey Mouse Club.  He has been in many movies including: The Nice Guys, Drive, The Notebook, Crazy Stupid Love, and The Place Beyond the Pines.

  1. Lorne Green

He was a Canadian Actor who was famously in the shows: Bonanza and Battlestar Galactica.  He was also in many movies including: Galactica and The Hard Man.

MUNICH, GERMANY - JANUARY 17:  Actor Keanu Reeves attends the '47 Ronin' Photocall at Hotel Bayerischer Hof on January 17, 2014 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/WireImage)
MUNICH, GERMANY – JANUARY 17: Actor Keanu Reeves attends the ’47 Ronin’ Photocall at Hotel Bayerischer Hof on January 17, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/WireImage)
  1. Keanu Reeves

He is a very famous Canadian actor who has been in many successful movies including: The Matrix, John Wick, Constantine, Point Break and Knock Knock.

  1. Shania Twain

She is a famous Canadian Singer and songwriter.  She has sold over 85 million records.

  1. Bryan Adams

He is a Canadian Songwriter and singer.  He is one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time.  Some of his Famous Songs are Heaven and Summer of ‘69.

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  1. Neil Young

He is Canadian singer and Songwriter with many famous songs.  Some of his Famous Songs are Old Man and Heart of Gold.

  1. Barenaked Ladies

This very successful Canadian rock band has many big hits.  Some of their famous hits are If I had $1,000,000 and Pinch Me

  1. Michael Buble’

He is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actor.  Some of his famous songs are: It’s a Beautiful day, Feeling Good, and Home.

  1. KD Lang

She is a Canadian singer and songwriter.  Some of her famous songs are: Miss Chatelaine, Helpless and Trail of Broken Hearts

  1. Alanis Morissette

An alternative rock singer from Canada. She has had many famous songs including Head over feet and You Learn.

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  1. Nelly Furtado

A singer and songwriter from Canada.  She has sold over 40 million records.  Some of her famous songs are: Maneater, Promiscuous and All Good Things.

 

That’s just the tip of the iceberg!  Canada has talent!

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