Birth Place Matching "Ottawa, Ontario, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Melanie Scrofano

Actress | Saw VI

Melanie Scrofano was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Melanie Neige. She is known for her work on Saw VI (2009), Wynonna Earp (2016) and RoboCop (2014). She is married to Jeff. They have two children.

2. Jay Baruchel

Actor | Goon

Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the son of Robyne (Ropell), a freelance writer, and Serge Victor Baruchel, an antiques dealer. He has a younger sister who also acts. He started acting in 1995 when he made his first of three appearances on ...

3. 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 ...

4. Sarah Chalke

Actress | Scrubs

Sarah Chalke was born on 27 August 1976 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Her parents are Angie Chalke and Doug Chalke. She is the middle child, having one older sister, Natasha Chalke, and one younger, Piper Chalke. Sarah made her acting debut in a made-for-TV movie, City Boy (1992). In 1993, after her ...

5. Vanessa Morgan

Actress | Riverdale

Vanessa Morgan was born on March 23, 1992 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Riverdale (2017), The Latest Buzz (2007) and My Babysitter's a Vampire (2010).

6. Dan Aykroyd

Writer | Blues Brothers 2000

Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Lorraine Hélène (Gougeon), a secretary from a French-Canadian family, and Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer who advised prime minister Pierre Trudeau. Aykroyd attended Carleton University in 1969, where...

7. Kaniehtiio Horn

Actress | Journey to the Center of the Earth

Kaniehtiio Horn is a Mohawk actress. She was born in Ottawa, but grew up on the Kahnawake reserve in Quebec. In only her 8th outing as an actress she was nominated for a Gemini Award for her role in the television film Moccasin Flats: Redemption. Her mother, Kahn-Tineta Horn, is a former model and ...

8. Tom Cavanagh

Actor | Ed

Golden Globe-nominated actor / director Tom Cavanagh can be seen acting in and directing Warner Bros.' The Flash (2014) on the CW. He additionally just completed post-production on his short film Tom and Grant (2018) which he wrote, directed and starred in opposite his "The Flash" co-star Grant ...

9. Donal Logue

Actor | Blade

Donal Logue's versatility and talent makes him one of the most well respected and beloved actors today. Born in Ottawa, Canada, Logue moved all over the United States, from the Boston area as an infant to various towns on the Mexican border. He returned to Boston to attend Harvard University, where...

10. Chad Connell

Actor | Crawford

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Chad started performing in local productions at a young age. He landed a few roles in Montreal; just enough to keep him busy in High School. He then took time off to attend the Ryerson University Theatre School Drama Programme, from which he graduated in 2006.

11. Drew Seeley

Actor | Another Cinderella Story

Drew Seeley began his journey performing at age 11, when he joined the ensemble of Harold Prince's Showboat revival in Toronto. Twenty years later, he closed Jersey Boys on Broadway as the final 'Bob Gaudio.' Other credits include Broadway's The Little Mermaid as 'Prince Eric,' the North & South ...

12. Mark McKinney

Actor | The Kids in the Hall

Mark was born to Russell, a Canadian diplomat, and Chloe, an architectural writer, McKinney. Since his dad was a diplomat Mark and his siblings spent most of their childhood traveling with him. Mark's younger brother, Nick, is also a comedian and appeared on the short lived Comedy Central sketch ...

13. Helena-Alexis Seymour

Actress | xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Helena-Alexis is a Canadian born, 2-time F.A.B.I.O (Faces and Businesses in Ottawa Awards) Best Actress Award Winner and 2015 Black Canadian Award nominee as Best Actress. Known for appearing in xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017), Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Beauty and ...

14. Paul Anka

Soundtrack | No Way Out

Canadian-born Paul Anka first achieved success in the 1950s as a teenage singing star (and, for the times, an unusual one in that he wrote many of his own songs). Although he appeared in several films, and was quite believable as a nervous, hyper young soldier in The Longest Day (1962) (for which ...

15. Melinda Shankar

Actress | How to Be Indie

Melinda Leanna Shankar is a Guyanese-Canadian actress best known for playing Alli Bhandari from the beginning of Season 8 in Degrassi: The Next Generation and Indira "Indie" Mehta on YTV series, 'How to be Indie.' Melinda made her starring mark in 2008 in the 8th season of Degrassi as Alli Bhandari...

16. Kelly Rowan

Actress | The O.C.

Kelly Rowan is best known for playing "Kirsten Cohen" on The O.C. (2003) for which she won a Prism award for best actress. She recently starred in and executive-produced The Good Times Are Killing Me (2009) with Rupert Graves.

Her recent indie film credits include Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008) ...

17. Rachel Wilson

Actress | The Glass House

Rachel Wilson was born on May 12, 1977 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for The Glass House (2001), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Saw 3D: The Final Chapter (2010).

18. Grace Lynn Kung

Actress | Fahrenheit 451

Grace holds two Certificates of Distinction in Speech and Drama from Trinity College London in the UK. Nominated for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy, she plays Lauren in John Madden's film "Miss Sloane" with Jessica Chastain. Her directorial debut, A False Sense of Security, won Special Jury Mention ...

19. Kari Skogland

Director | Fifty Dead Men Walking

Award-winning director and show runner Kari Skogland is CEO of Mad Rabbit, a joint venture between her and Red Arrow Entertainment Group. As CEO, Skogland is committed to producing high-end one-hour dramas for the international market for the company, which launched in Spring 2016.

Named by ...

20. Brendan Penny

Actor | The A-Team

Brendan Penny was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Brendan James Penny. He is an actor, known for The A-Team (2010), John Tucker Must Die (2006) and I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009).

21. Lorne Greene

Actor | Bonanza

Lorne Greene was born Lyon Himan "Chaim" Green on February 12, 1915, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He began acting while attending Canada's Queen's University, and after graduation got a job in radio broadcasting. His rich, deep, authoritarian voice quickly propelled him to prominence as Canada's top...

22. Emily Holmes

Actress | Paycheck

Emily Holmes was born on March 1, 1977 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Paycheck (2003), Snakes on a Plane (2006) and The Wicker Man (2006). She has been married to Michael Ziff since November 12, 2004.

23. Paul Hopkins

Actor | The Art of War

Paul Hopkins was born on July 12, 1968 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Art of War (2000), RED 2 (2013) and for his portrayal of Michael "Mouse" Tolliver in Armistead Maupin's More and Further Tales of the City (1998, 2001). His father was an engineer and college teacher. ...

24. Margaret Atwood

Producer | The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Margaret Eleanor Atwood. She is a producer and writer, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Alias Grace (2017) and Screen Two (1985). She was previously married to James Polk.

25. Nicole Oliver

Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Nicole Lyn Oliver was born in Ottawa, Ontario. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from York University, a Masters Degree in Communication from Royal Roads University, and additional training from the British American Drama Academy in Oxford and London. She was a prominent member of the Union of...

26. Jacqueline Samuda

Actress | Stargate SG-1

Jacqueline Samuda was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and grew up in both the United States and Canada. She received a B.F.A. Degree in Performance from York University in Toronto, and has appeared on stage, radio, and big and small screens in Canada and the U.S. since her debut at the Shaw ...

27. Denis Forest

Actor | The Mask

An accomplished actor, painter/sculptor and writer, Denis Forest attended Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto, Canada. He was an associate artist with the Necessary Angel Theatre Company from 1982-1987, where he collaborated on a number of award-winning plays under the direction of Richard Rose ("...

28. Sonja Smits

Actress | Videodrome

Sonja Smits was born on September 8, 1958 in Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada. She's one of two daughters of Dutch immigrants who ran a dairy farm south of the nation's capitol. Smits attended Bell High School in Bells Corners, Woodroffe High School, and South Carleton High School in Richmond. Sonja ...

29. Jon Knautz

Director | Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer

In early high school, Jon began developing his filmmaking craft. After gaining experience in directing, producing, camera, writing, and editing, Jon completed the Film Foundation program at the Vancouver Film School. Jon's first short film Apt. 310 played eleven film festivals and garnered two ...

30. Kelly Sheridan

Actress | Inuyasha

Kelly Sheridan was born on May 19, 1977 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Inuyasha (2000), My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010) and Escaflowne (1996).

31. K.C. Martel

Actor | E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

K.C. Martel was born on September 14, 1967 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Kevin Christopher Martel. He is an actor, known for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The Amityville Horror (1979) and The Munsters' Revenge (1981).

32. Gordon Thomson

Actor | Dynasty

Now enjoying his 50th anniversary as an actor, Gordon Thomson has steadily worked in theater, on television and in film, while he is co-starring in the new daytime drama web-series Winterthorne (2015), premiering in August 2015. His work has taken him to various locations around the globe including...

33. Rich Little

Actor | Christmas Carol

Born in Canada, Rich Little got his start just like almost every other comic of his time - night clubs. he was a very popular comic in these clubs, but if there was one thing Rich was best known for, it was impersonations. He studied the voices of many stars his whole life, stars like James Stewart...

34. Roger Spottiswoode

Writer | 48 Hrs.

Roger Spottiswoode was born on January 5, 1945 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is a director and producer, known for 48 Hrs. (1982), The 6th Day (2000) and Shoot to Kill (1988). He was previously married to Holly Palance.

35. Adam Greydon Reid

Actor | Lost in Space

Born and raised in Nepean, Ontario, Canada, Adam began his multifaceted career in entertainment when he was twelve on the 80s Nickelodeon cult comedy, You Can't Do That on Television (1979) At sixteen, he graduated to the writing department and co-wrote thirty episodes of the show with producer/...

36. Nobu McCarthy

Actress | The Karate Kid Part II

Lovely, demure actress Nobu McCarthy, born Nobu Atsumi in Ottawa Canada, was raised in Japan and studied ballet. A modeling career eventually led to her winning the "Miss Tokyo" beauty title. She married a US serviceman and returned to the States in 1955. Discovered by a talent agent, she made a ...

37. Stephen R. Hart

Actor | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Stephen Hart has a strong background in live theater and solo performance. He has performed with a variety of dangerous, live edgy shows, including the renown sideshow Carnival Diablo (1998-2002) as Stevan Hart the Scandinavian Giant. His voice is part of a nationally known daily opening rant on ...

38. Jon McLaren

Actor | Race

Jon McLaren was born on October 26, 1984 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Race (2016), House at the End of the Street (2012) and Heartland (2007).

39. Peter Aykroyd

Soundtrack | Spies Like Us

Peter Aykroyd was born in 1955 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Peter Hugh Aykroyd. He is a writer and producer, known for Spies Like Us (1985), Nothing But Trouble (1991) and Coneheads (1993).

40. Tom Butler

Actor | Freddy vs. Jason

Tom Butler was born in 1951 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is known for his work on Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Shooter (2007) and Josie and the Pussycats (2001).

41. Michael Jackson

Camera Department | Trailer Park Boys

Michael Jackson was born on November 8, 1970 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is known for his work on Trailer Park Boys (2001), K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) and Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006).

42. Chad McNamara

Actor | Queer as Folk

Chad McNamara was born on May 4, 1982 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Queer as Folk (2000), The Doodlebops (2004) and Doodlebops Rockin' Road Show (2010).

43. Jon Dore

Writer | The Jon Dore Television Show

Jon Dore was born on November 2, 1975 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is a writer and actor, known for The Jon Dore Television Show (2007), Stag (2013) and Hart of Dixie (2011).

44. Connor Stanhope

Actor | Garage Sale Mystery: Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Connor Stanhope was born on March 10, 1998 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Garage Sale Mystery: Guilty Until Proven Innocent (2016), Smallville (2001) and Supernatural (2005).

45. Christopher Logan

Actor | Cold Pursuit

Christopher Logan is a Vancouver-based actor, writer and film maker best known for roles in Tron Legacy, Connie and Carla, and The X Files. He has published coffee table books on the worlds of drag and burlesque, and a children's novel Daphne, The Penguin Who Wanted to Fly. In 2018 he is producing/...

46. Angela Besharah

Actress | The Kennedys

Angela Besharah was born on August 12, 1982 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and director, known for The Kennedys (2011), Bitten (2014) and Lost Girl (2010).

47. Stephanie Moore

Actress | Degrassi: Next Class

Stephanie Moore was born on July 14, 1970 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Degrassi: Next Class (2016), G-Spot (2005) and Cube Zero (2004). She has been married to Glenn Cockburn since September 6, 2003.

48. Christian Potenza

Actor | The Tuxedo

Christian Potenza was born on December 23, 1972 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Anthony Christian Potenza. He is an actor and producer, known for The Tuxedo (2002), Total Drama All Stars (2013) and The Rocker (2008). He was previously married to Edie Inksetter.

49. Robin Brûlé

Actress | Billable Hours

Robin Brûlé was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Billable Hours (2006), Gossip (2000) and Breakfast with Scot (2007).

50. Zack Peladeau

Actor | Drink Slay Love

Zack Peladeau was raised in a small town just outside of Ottawa ON. Canada. by the name of Alfred, French is his primary tongue. In the summer, he would operate a campground owned and operated by his family. He now resides in Los Angeles, California. Playing music, and auditioning as the usual ...


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