Birth Place Matching "Hamilton, Ontario, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Stana Katic
Actress | Castle
Stana Katic recently finished her three season arc as the star and executive producer of Amazon's TV series Absentia.
Katic's feature film work includes: CBGB, about the punk rock club in NYC; Big Sur, based on the Jack Kerouac novel; Frank Miller's film The Spirit; Robert Benton's Feast of Love; ...
2. Eugene Levy
Actor | A Mighty Wind
Eugene Levy is an award-winning actor, writer, and producer. He has appeared in more than 60 motion pictures to date, eight of which having topped the $100M mark. The box office success of films such as Bringing Down the House (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) , and Father of the Bride Part II ...
Actress | The Wedding Singer
Within a year of emancipating herself from foster care, Angela Featherstone became Canada's top model when her September Flare Magazine cover broke all previous records for sales. She quickly expanded upon her success and left for New York where she signed with the illustrious Click models, and ...
Actress | Scary Movie 2
Kathleen Robertson was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and launched her career in nearby Toronto, in the George Lucas-produced Maniac Mansion (1990) and continues to work with prolific producers. She transitioned from David E. Kelley's acclaimed Girls Club (2002) into Farhad Safinia's Golden ...
Actress | When They See Us
Bunbury was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to Kristi Novak and Alex Bunbury, a footballer. Her father is Guyanese-Canadian, and her mother is American, of Polish and Swedish descent. She spent her childhood in Europe (England for two years, and seven years on the island of Madeira, Portugal) ...
8. Martin Short
Martin Short was born on March 26, 1950 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Martin Hayter Short. He is an actor and writer, known for The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006), Inherent Vice (2014) and Three Amigos! (1986). He was previously married to Nancy Dolman.
11. Nick Cordero
Actor | Going in Style
Nick Cordero was born on September 17, 1978 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Nicholas Eduardo Alberto Cordero. He was an actor, known for Going in Style (2017), Don Juan (2011) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). He was married to Amanda Kloots. He died on July 5, 2020 in Los Angeles, ...
12. Michela Luci
Actress | Dino Dana
Michela Luci (born May 19, 2006) is a Canadian actress and singer. Michela won the 2019 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's, Family Viewing or Special Class Program for her starring role as "Dana" in TVOKids/Amazon Prime Video Dino Dana. Michela has been nominated twice for...
14. Inanna Sarkis
Actress | After We Collided
Inanna Sarkis is an actress, director and writer who has successfully established herself as a digital entrepreneur. Inanna was recently featured as becoming one of Young Hollywood's most sought after emerging talents by The Hollywood Reporter. She stars in the thriller Seance, opposite Suki ...
15. Ashley Leggat
Actress | Life with Derek
Ashley Leggat, a twice Gemini nominated actress, was born into a large family in Hamilton, Ontario. She joined her parents, Roy (a car dealer) and Patty (a former Secondary School teacher) and four older brothers -Rob, Brett, and twins Todd and Bram.
Ashley's four brothers, all very athletic, played...
17. Jaimz Woolvett
Actor | Unforgiven
Jaimz Woolvett studied acting and drama at university and was invited to join the National Theatre School. Jaimz had his first break when he was cast in the sitcom Dog House as the lead and was nominated for a Young Artists Award. Jaimz's big break then followed a few years later when he was cast ...
Actor | Tin Star
Dominic Zamprogna was born on April 21, 1979 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Tin Star (2017), Battlestar Galactica (2004) and General Hospital (1963). He has been married to Linda Leslie since November 1, 2009. They have two children.
20. Jonathan Frid
Actor | House of Dark Shadows
Jonathan Frid's career in drama began when he first "offered his soul" to the theater as a young boy at a preparatory school in Ontario, Canada. Following his graduation from McMaster University, he attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in the UK and later earned a Master's Degree in ...
Self | 17th Annual Gemini Awards
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
From actor to writer to Dj to filmmaker, Gordon first stepped in front of the camera at age 12 in a movie with James Woods and Allan Arkin (Joshua Then and Now). Ever since he has lived and breathed film.
He trained at Theatre Aquarius and then began a long career ...
22. Erin Pitt
Erin Michelle Pitt was born on September 22, 1999, in Hamilton, Ontario, as second youngest of six siblings. She attends York University, where she is working towards her BFA in Film Production.
The Canadian actress first appeared in a "Paperoni" toy commercial in 2009. In 2010 she acted in the ...
23. Paul Popowich
Actor | The Expanse
Paul Popowich has had a career that has spanned more than twenty years. When he was age 15, he landed his first professional acting role in the feature Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller with La Fete Productions. He has been series lead on such shows as "Catwalk", "Twice in a Lifetime" and "The ...
24. Jonathan Hale
Actor | The Saint's Double Trouble
Canadian-born Jonathan Hale had a long film career, appearing in over 200 pictures. He was a member of the diplomatic service prior to his film career, and his stately bearing stood him in good stead for the variety of corporate executives, military officers and high-level politicians he often ...
25. Gema Zamprogna
Actress | Road to Avonlea
Gema Zamprogna, is a gifted actress and dancer who has appeared in many productions seen around the world. Her portrayal of the Baroness Ursula in the miniseries "By Way of the Stars" was enjoyed in Europe and North America, while her featured role as Amanda in "Defense of a Married Man" was seen ...
26. Starr Andreeff
Actress | Dance of the Damned
Starr Andreeff is a Canadian/American talent manager and producer. Starr is President of MJMG. The company represents talent in film, TV, music, licensing and branding. MJMG also develops film, TV and docuseries projects.
Her early years: Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Starr has been in the ...
27. Jeff Cooper
Actor | Circle of Iron
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, George Frederick Cooper attended Prince of Wales School and Central Collegiate. He became a police cadet but eventually headed to Toronto for acting jobs on the CBC. He went to Hollywood and landed contracts with Warner Bros and Universal Studios in the early 1960s. ...
28. Rick Roberts
Actor | Man of the Year
As a Canadian actor with a consistent presence in television work, Rick Roberts began his career in 1992. His first screen role was with an episode of "Beyond Reality", followed by other varied film and television appearances. Rick achieved more lasting work on the series "Traders" from 1996-1998. ...
29. Robert Beatty
Actor | 2001: A Space Odyssey
Robert Beatty graduated with a B.A. from the University of Toronto and started in amateur dramatics with the Hamilton Player's Guild. For a while, he made a living as a cashier for a gas and fuel company. In order to further hone his acting skills, he made his way to London in 1936 (on the advice of...
Actor | The Ten Commandments
Distinguished character villain Douglass (R.) Dumbrille, whose distinctive stern features, beady eyes, tidy mustache, prominent hook nose and suave, cultivated presence graced scores of talking films, was born on October 13, 1889, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He was first employed as a bank clerk ...
31. Jean Adair
Actress | Arsenic and Old Lace
Slight, birdlike Jean Adair came to the screen after playing a succession of crotchety or maternal roles on the stage. She was born Violet McNaughton in Ontario, Canada, and absolved her acting studies in Chicago. After extensive touring with local stock companies and a few seasons on the ...
33. Bryan Genesse
Actor | Bad Guys
Bryan Genesse was born on March 20, 1964 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Bryan V. Genesse. He is known for his work on Bad Guys (2000), Street Justice (1991) and The Alternate (2000). He has been married to Brooke Theiss since June 18, 1994. They have two children.
34. Lexie Galante
Actress | Airplane vs. Volcano
Lexie is a classically trained actress. She studied at The George Brown Theatre School in association with The National Theatre School of Canada. She is also a graduate of Sheridan College's Musical Theatre Performance Program. Lexie trained in New York City with Sheila Gray doing sensory and ...
35. Neil Peart
Soundtrack | Small Soldiers
Neil Peart was one of the most universally respected rock drummers, and was best known for his nearly superhuman, pyrotechnic drum playing, and for providing intellectual lyrics for his band's songs. Neil served as both drummer and lyricist for the rock band Rush since 1974, joining bassist/...
Actress | Not Like Other Girls
Florence Lawrence was the first film player whose name was used to promote her films and the studio (Independent Moving Pictures Company [IMP]) for which she worked. Before her, actors and actresses worked anonymously, partly out of fear that stage managers would refuse to hire them if they were ...
38. Naomi Hewer
Actress | Love in Whitbrooke
Naomi Hewer began acting in high school. Her drama teacher, Paul Richard, was a coach and mentor. Throughout high school, Naomi spent much of her time acting, stage managing, and working backstage in numerous productions at The Guelph Little Theatre. She went on to study acting at Humber College in...
39. Caissie Levy
Actress | Gotham
Caissie Levy was born on April 15, 1981 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Caissie Shira Levy. She is an actress, known for Gotham (2014), Les Miserables: The Broadway Musical (2014) and The Battery's Down (2008). She has been married to David Aaron Reiser since October 30, 2011.
40. Steve Haining
Cinematographer | The Long Ride Home
Born December 25th 1988 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Steve Haining took to 35mm film photography at a young age. He spent the mid 2000s touring North America as a musician. During this time he always had his camera with him and began getting a reputation with record labels as a band photographer. ...
42. Forbes Murray
Actor | The Lady and the Mob
Forbes Murray was born on November 4, 1884 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Murray Forbes Barnard. He was an actor, known for The Lady and the Mob (1939), The Apache Kid (1941) and Mercy Plane (1939). He died on November 18, 1982 in Douglas County, Oregon, USA.
44. Steve Adams
Actor | Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Steve Adams was born on September 4, 1960 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor and producer, known for Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Hollywoodland (2006) and The Bone Collector (1999). He died on January 23, 2012 in British Columbia, Canada.
Actor | iZombie
Artine Tony Browne grew up in the steel town of Hamilton, Ontario. He was an extremely shy kid who barely spoke when in social circumstances. It took one acting class to change that.
He began his acting career on stage doing a rendition of Mark Twain's, Huckleberry Finn in which he played Tom Sawyer...
49. Dave Walpole
Actor | Sew the Winter to My Skin
Dave Walpole was born on August 11th, 1986, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He studied at Humber College for the Comedy Writing and Performance program. He is known for his performances in the South African film "Sew The Winter To My Skin" which premiered at TIFF 2018, along with films such as ...