It is not true that the stars hail only from Hollywood, the other countries worldwide even have some remarkable and recognized names. Big Canadian movies have gifted us with amazingly talented and hard working celebrities. Canada is home to graceful persons. Check the list of top 10 most famous Canadian celebrities.
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10. Ryan Reynolds
Vancouver native Ryan Reynolds has been famous to play great action roles in “Green Lantern”, and “Blade: Trinity,” which grossed over USD128 million worldwide. Ryan is one of the most successful movie and television actors of Canada, and a soap-producer. He has been a part of movies like “Definitely, Maybe,” “The Proposal,” and “Adventureland.”
9. Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen is a recognized and top notch Canadian celeb of the era. He is an actor, comedian, and writer. He started career with a stand-up comedy in 1998. His first break on screen was the 1999’s series “Freaks and Geeks”. Seth started writing movie scripts and was the co-writer of “Superbad,” “The Pineapple Express”, and “Funny People.”
8. Michael J. Fox
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Michael J. Fox is an American-Canadian celeb. He began career back in 1970. He played various amazing roles, such as Marty McFly in the “Back to the Future” movie trilogy. This movie grossed more than USD381 million worldwide. Michael has worked in television series during 1980 to 1990. His best works are “Family Ties,” “Spin City,” and others.
7. William Shatner
William Shatner rose to fame as Captain Kirk of the classic 1960s “Star Trek” series. He was starred in various movies from 1979 to 1994. This Canadian man bagged awards including the Emmy and Golden Globe. In 2000, he was in the cast of television dramas such as “The Practice”, and “Boston Legal”.
6. Jim Carrey
The Golden Globe winning actor, Jim Carrey was born in Newmarket, Ontario. He is known for his appealing physical comedy style. This actor rose to fame for his roles in Ace Ventura, and Dumb and Dumber. Jim long enjoyed box office hits like “The Truman Show,” “Man on the Moon”, and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.”
5. Mike Myers
Mike Myers is another top notch and famous Canadian celeb. He has been a part of various television and movie franchises. Myers started his career as a comedian. In 1992, he and Dana Carvey were able to adapt a famous SNL sketch into the “Wayne’s World” movie. In 1990, Mike was seen in the super hit Austin Powers series. He is a screenwriter and actor.
4. Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves grew up in Toronto, and owns Canadian nationality. He started his career from theater in his school days when his age was only 9. His big break was 1994’s movie “Speed.” He quickly transformed into a successful celebrity. In 1990, Keanu landed a starring role in the hit “The Matrix.” Some of his best works are “Man of Tai Chi,” etc.
3. Pamela Anderson
This British Columbia native holds American-Canadian citizenship. Pamela is a recognized tv and movie actress. She is best known for her performance in shows “Baywatch”, and “V.I.P”. She has modeled for several magazines. The lady appeared in sitcoms “Home Improvement”, “The Nanny”, and show “Stacked.” She is one of the most beautiful Canadian women.
2. Rachel McAdams
Born in London, Ontario, Rachel was basically a figure skater in his childhood. She became an actor when she completed her graduation from the Ontario’s York University. She started working on television and movies and won various awards and nominations. In 2002, Rachel went to Hollywood and gave big hits. Her teenage comedy “Mean Girls” grossed over USD129 million worldwide.
1. Ryan Gosling
McAdams’ “The Notebook” co-star Ryan Gosling is also from Canada. He was only of 12 when Ryan appeared on Disney Channel’s Mickey Mouse Club. He was lucky to have gotten a role in the show that launched the careers of Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears like Hollywood stars. Ryan was seen in “The Notebook” in 2004, which grossed over USD115 million worldwide. His performances in “Crazy, Supid, Love,” “Drive”, and “The Ides of March” cannot be forgotten.
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