Actresses CANADA

by hadigh378 | created - 28 Jan 2014 | updated - 6 months ago | Public

1. Cobie Smulders

Actress | The Avengers

Cobie Smulders was born on April 3, 1982, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to a Dutch father and an English mother. As a girl, Cobie had set her sights on becoming a doctor or a marine biologist. In fact, it wasn't until high school that Cobie started to explore acting after appearing in several ...

2. Evangeline Lilly

Actress | Ant-Man

Evangeline Lilly, born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, in 1979, was discovered on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia, by the famous Ford modeling agency. Although she initially decided to pass on a modeling career, she went ahead and signed with Ford anyway, to help pay for her University of ...

3. Emily VanCamp

Actress | Revenge

Emily Irene VanCamp (born May 12, 1986) is a Canadian actress, known for her lead roles on the WB series Everwood (2002), the ABC dramas Brothers & Sisters (2006) and Revenge (2011), and as Sharon Carter / Agent 13 in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and Captain America: Civil War (...

4. Leslie Hope

Director | The Order

Leslie Hope was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and is a dual citizen of the US and Canada. She has directed several episodes of television including 'Lost In Space', 'The Order', 'The Murdoch Mysteries', 'Van Helsing', Ghost Wars', and 'Aftermath'. Leslie produced and directed the ...

5. Monika Schnarre

Actress | Waxwork II: Lost in Time

At 14 Monika Schnarre was the youngest girl ever to win the prestigious Ford Modeling Agency's "Supermodel of the World" competition. At 15 she was the youngest ever to have appeared on the cover of "American Vogue" and in the pages of the coveted "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue.

After a short ...

6. Laura Vandervoort

Actress | Jigsaw

Laura Vandervoort is a versatile actress who not only crosses over genres, but also changes from character to character flawlessly embracing the essence of every role she plays. Laura has built an international fan from her extensive resume and has been consistently working as an actress since she ...

7. Sarah Carter

Actress | Rogue

Fresh out of Canada, Sarah Carter's career in Hollywood took off quickly, landing a string of series regular roles such as "Madeleine Poe", opposite James Woods, on CBS' Shark (2006), and "Maggie", on TNT's Steven Spielberg-produced Falling Skies (2011).

She has been classically trained in theater, ...

8. Pascale Hutton

Actress | Sanctuary

Pascale Hutton was born on June 14, 1979 in Creston, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Sanctuary (2008), Fantastic Four (2005) and Chaos (2005). She has been married to Danny Dorosh since 2002. They have two children.

9. Katie Stuart

Actress | Inconceivable

Katie Stuart is a multi-talented actress and stunt performer from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Katie began her work in the entertainment industry at a young age taking beginner acting classes with the Vancouver Youth Theatre which lead to her recruitment to the industry. Katie began her exploration ...

10. Kristen Hager

Actress | AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

Kristen Hager was born on January 2, 1984 in Red Lake, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007), Wanted (2008) and I'm Not There (2007).

11. Chelan Simmons

Actress | Good Luck Chuck

Chelan Lauren Simmons was born in Vancouver, Canada. One of three children (one older brother and an older sister), she has been a natural performer since the age of 2. Her first movie role was as the title creature's first victim, Laurie Ann Winterbarger, in Stephen King's It (1990). Her most ...

12. Dawn Chubai

Actress | 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Dawn Chubai was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada as Dawn Annette Chubai. She is an actress, known for Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) and Watchmen (2009). She has been married to Brad Pinnell since October 23, 2004.

13. Kate Vernon

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Kate Vernon was born to the celebrated actor John Vernon. As her father's career began to take off in the USA, the family moved from their home in Canada to Hollywood when Kate was 7 years old.

With the ever growing career success of the late John Vernon (Dirty Harry (1971), National Lampoon's ...

14. Tricia Helfer

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Tricia Helfer is a Canadian cover girl model-turned-actress who has developed her resume beyond the catwalk to include many diverse roles highlighting her versatile and natural screen presence. Best known as the face of the series, and for her Leo award-winning lead performance as the humanoid, ...

15. Leah Cairns

Actress | Interstellar

Leah Cairns was born on June 2, 1974 in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Interstellar (2014), 88 Minutes (2007) and Battlestar Galactica (2004). She has been married to Kevin Hawryluk since 2004.

16. Erica Durance

Actress | The Butterfly Effect 2

Erica Durance was born on June 21, 1978 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Smallville (2001) and Saving Hope (2012). She grew up with an older brother and sister on a turkey farm in Three Hills. After school, she moved to Vancouver to start her acting career. ...

17. Kristin Kreuk

Actress | EuroTrip

Kristin Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Deanna Che, who is of Chinese ancestry, and Peter Kreuk, who is of Dutch descent. Her parents are landscape architects. She attended and graduated from Eric Hamber Secondary School. Although she did some stage work in school, she ...

18. Ellen Page

Actress | Juno

Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. She began her career at the age of 10 on the award-winning ...

19. Rekha Sharma

Actress | The Core

Rekha Sharma was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Rekha Shanti Sharma. She is known for her work on The Core (2003), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007) and Battlestar Galactica (2004).

20. Shay Mitchell

Actress | Pretty Little Liars

Shay Mitchell (born Shannon Ashley Mitchell; April 10, 1987) is a Canadian actress, model, entrepreneur and author. She rose to prominence starring as Emily Fields in the Freeform series Pretty Little Liars (2010) (2010-2017).

She was born in Mississauga, Ontario, the daughter of Precious Garcia and...

21. Pamela Anderson

Actress | Barb Wire

Pamela Denise Anderson was born on July 1, 1967 in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada at 4:08 PST, to young newlywed parents who are still married. During her childhood, she moved to the city of Vancouver with her parents, Barry Anderson and Carol Anderson. She has a younger brother Gerry, born ...

22. Alanis Morissette

Soundtrack | Dogma

Alanis Nadine Morissette was born in Ottawa, Canada, on June 1st 1974. Alanis' Greek name is a feminine version of her father's name, Alan. Her mother's name's Georgia and she has two brothers: Chad and Wade (Alanis' Twin). She learned to play the piano at age 6 and the guitar at age 21. In 1986 ...

23. Emmanuelle Vaugier

Actress | Saw II

Emmanuelle Vaugier is a Canadian actress, singer, and model. She began acting in grade school, after she was cast as an understudy in a play and had to fill in when the lead actor became ill. She modeled in Japan for three years. She made her acting debut in the 1995 made-for-TV movie drama, A ...

24. Margot Kidder

Actress | Superman

Margot Kidder was born Margaret Ruth Kidder in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, to Jocelyn Mary "Jill" (Wilson), a history teacher from British Columbia, and Kendall Kidder, a New Mexico-born mining engineer and explosives expert. Margot was a delightful child who took pride in ...

25. Nicki Clyne

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Nicki Clyne was born on February 11, 1983 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Battlestar Galactica (2004), John Tucker Must Die (2006) and Saved! (2004). She has been married to Allison Mack since February 2017.

26. Ellen Dubin

Actress | Napoleon Dynamite

Born in Toronto, the Gemini Award-nominated Ellen Dubin has enjoyed a highly unique and diverse career as an actor. She began her career in ballet and then the theater doing a wide variety of characters - from Shakespeare to musicals to dramas to farce. Her penchant for landing bizarre and ...

27. Natalie Brown

Actress | The Strain

Natalie Brown was born in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. She is known for her work on The Strain (2014), Dawn of the Dead (2004) and Saw V (2008).

28. Kate Nelligan

Actress | Frankie and Johnny

Cando-American actress Kate Nelligan has had a successful acting career in her native Canada, in Britain and in the United States. Born Patricia Colleen Nelligan on March 16, 1951 in London, Ontario, Kate was the daughter of blue collar-worker Patrick Nelligan and his wife Josephine (née Deir), a ...

29. Jessica Parker Kennedy

Actress | The Flash

Jessica Parker Kennedy is a Canadian actress of film and television. Born in Calgary, Alberta her first string of screen work began with the television film, Santa Baby (2006), as Lucy the Elf, a role she reprises in the television film sequel, Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (2009). With a ...

30. Jewel Staite

Actress | Firefly

Born in White Rock, BC, Canada. Spent first three years of life in Maui. Started out modeling, was recommened to act at age 6. Won best actor in "Meeting Dad", a Vancouver Film School short.

31. Tracy Spiridakos

Actress | Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Tracy spent part of her childhood in her parents' homeland, Greece, before the Spiridakos family returned to Canada to open a Greek restaurant. She worked there until moving to Vancouver, British Columbia, a center of Canadian film and television production, to ...

32. Avril Lavigne

Soundtrack | Bruce Almighty

Avril Lavigne was born on September 27, 1984 in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, to Judith-Rosanne (Loshaw) and Jean-Claude Joseph Lavigne. Her ancestry is French-Canadian, Polish, English, Irish, and Scottish. At sixteen, she moved to Manhattan and began work on her debut album. She dropped out of ...

33. Deborah Kara Unger

Actress | The Way

Deborah Kara Unger was the first Canadian accepted into the prestigious Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art. She made her feature film debut in Prisoners of the Sun (1990), followed by roles in Christopher Crowe's Whispers in the Dark (1992), Till There Was You (1991), and Highlander: The...

34. Marilyn Lightstone

Actress | Heavy Metal

Marilyn Lightstone was born on June 28, 1940 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Heavy Metal (1981), In Praise of Older Women (1978) and Avonlea (1990).

35. Magda Apanowicz

Actress | The Green Inferno

Magda Apanowicz was born on November 8, 1985 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for The Green Inferno (2013), The Butterfly Effect (2004) and Caprica (2009).

36. Britt Irvin

Actress | Hot Rod

Brittney Irvin was born on November 10, 1984 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. When she was six years old she started ballet lessons, started singing in festivals, and decided to start acting. When she turned 10 she claimed roles in two musicals, "Show Boat" and "A Christmas Carol." Shortly thereafter ...

37. Laci J Mailey

Actress | Falling Skies

Laci J Mailey was born on November 15, 1990 in Fruitvale, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and director, known for Falling Skies (2011), Mary Jean Remembers and Chesapeake Shores (2016).

38. Athena Karkanis

Actress | Saw IV

Canadian actress Athena Karkanis began her professional career in acting in 1996 with several episodes of Stickin' Around (1996). Since that time, Athena has an extensive career in film, television and voice acting. Her credits include the Canadian teen drama The Best Years (2007), The Border (2008)...

39. Caterina Scorsone

Actress | Alice

Caterina Scorsone has been a professional actress since the age of eight, when she was a regular on the daytime children's program Mr. Dressup (1967) for Canada's CBC. A veteran of series television, her other series credits include Shock Treatment (2004), Once a Thief (1996) and Power Play (1998),...

40. Amy Matysio

Actress | Another WolfCop

Amy Matysio was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Another WolfCop (2017), Just Friends (2005) and InSayshable (2012).

41. Brandy Kopp

Actress | The Butterfly Effect

Brandy Kopp was born on May 25, 1982 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada as Brandy Lee Heidrick. She is an actress, known for The Butterfly Effect (2004), Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (2014) and The Unknown Son.

42. Marie Avgeropoulos

Actress | The 100

Marie Avgeropoulos currently stars as "Octavia Blake" in the CW's post-apocalyptic drama series, The 100 (2014). The Emmy- nominated series chronicles the surviving population living on a space station, called the ARK, who send a group of 100 delinquents down to earth. THE 100 set out to see if ...

43. Carly McKillip

Actress | Triple Dog

Carly McKillip was born on February 13, 1989 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Carly Maria McKillip. She is an actress, known for Triple Dog (2010), Hot Rod (2007) and CardCaptors (2000). She has been married to Darren Savard since May 10, 2015.



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