Birth Place Matching "Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. 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 ...

2. Cindy Sampson

Actress | Supernatural

Cindy Sampson was born on May 27, 1978 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Cindy Marie Sampson. She is known for her work on Supernatural (2005), Private Eyes (2016) and The Shrine (2010).

3. Ty Olsson

Actor | X2

Ty Olsson was born on January 28, 1974 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Tyler Olsson. He is an actor, known for X2: X-Men United (2003), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) and Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011). He was previously married to Leanna Nash.

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. Steve Lund

Actor | Bitten

Steve is an actor born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He attended the Vancouver Film School acting program, before moving to Toronto where he was cast in TV shows like Blue Mountain State (2010), Hemlock Grove (2013) and Haven (2010). He is known for his role as Nick Sorrentino in the TV series "...

6. John Reardon

Actor | Tron

Studied theater at the Lir Academy of Dramatic Arts In Dublin, Ireland

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, John Reardon is one of three children, and is part of a large extended family of over 300 cousins living in Canada's Maritimes. During his school years, John performed in many plays, but had never ...

7. John Paul Tremblay

Actor | Trailer Park Boys

John Paul Tremblay was born in 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Trailer Park Boys (2001), Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park (2016) and Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (2009). He is married to Andrea. They have three children.

8. Laura Regan

Actress | Minority Report

Laura Regan was born on October 17, 1977 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Minority Report (2015), Mad Men (2007) and Dead Silence (2007). She has been married to Farhad Safinia since 2007.

9. Craig Olejnik

Actor | The Listener

Craig Olejnik was born in Halifax, Canada. He graduated from High School in Nova Scotia. His father was in the Canadian military. His grandfather was a soldier and POW in a concentration camp for five years in Poland during WW2. Later after his release, his grandparents immigrated to Canada from ...

10. Patrick Roach

Actor | Trailer Park Boys

Patrick Roach was born on March 4, 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Trailer Park Boys (2001), Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys (2008) and Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006). He is married to Candice Roach. They have two children.

11. Art Hindle

Actor | Black Christmas

Born in Halifax to a Royal Canadian Navy father, Art's mother soon had him back in their home town of Toronto, Ontario. He grew up in the "Beaches" of Toronto a big fan of Elvis Presley and rock n' roll. Although shy as a child, he grew to be a rebellious and independent teenager. This lead him to ...

12. Joanna Shimkus

Actress | The Virgin and the Gypsy

Joanna Shimkus was born on October 30, 1943 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970), Zita (1968) and A Time for Loving (1972). She has been married to Sidney Poitier since January 22, 1976. They have two children.

13. Henry Beckman

Actor | Marnie

Henry Beckman was born on November 26, 1921 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Henry How Beckman. He was an actor, known for Marnie (1964), Blood & Guts (1978) and The X-Files (1993). He was married to Hillary Beckman and Cheryl Maxwell. He died on June 17, 2008 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

14. Amy Kerr

Stunts | Outlander

Halifax native, Amy Kerr, began her career as a model at the age of fifteen. A multiple award winner at myriad modeling and acting competitions, as well as beauty pageants, Amy has booked many Internet, print and billboard campaigns including Kameleon Jewelry, uMame Maternity, Metrin Skincare, ...

15. David Manners

Actor | Dracula

Distantly related to Princess Diana on his mother's side, Nova Scotia-born actor David Manners, nee Rauff de Ryther Daun Acklom, came from well-to-do stock. His father ran the prestigious Tower Road boys' school Harrow House and later became a literary advisor for E.P. Dutton Publishing Co. in New ...

16. Maria Herrera

Actress | Double Jeopardy

Maria Herrera was born on November 13, 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Double Jeopardy (1999), Pet Sematary (2019) and Trixie (2000).

17. Ruby Keeler

Soundtrack | Sweetheart of the Campus

Ruby Keeler started as a dancer on Broadway. After her marriage to Al Jolson she moved to Hollywood and become a star in Warners musicals opposite Dick Powell. After her divorce from Jolson she retired for almost 30 years, until she appeared in "No No Nanette" on Broadway in 1971 under the ...

18. Glenda Braganza

Actress | Saving Hope

Glenda Braganza was born in 1978 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Saving Hope (2012), Orphan Black (2013) and American Gothic (2016).

19. Denny Doherty

Soundtrack | Girl, Interrupted

Denny Doherty was born and reared in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and began his musical career there in a local rock band, The Hepsters, while working in a pawn shop. He had started singing in public at age 15, on a dare by performing "Love Letters In The Sand" in a skating rink-turned-dance-hall. ...

20. John Campea

Producer | The Anniversary

John Campea was born on February 26, 1972 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Giovanni Burton Campea. He is a producer and actor, known for The Anniversary (2009), Filipe the Sentient Dancing Microphone and Prince of Peace: God of War (2007). He has been married to Ann Campea since 2004.

21. Tamara Hickey

Actress | In Your Eyes

Tamara Hickey was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for In Your Eyes (2014), The Equalizer 2 (2018) and Irrational Man (2015).

22. Nels Lennarson

Actor | Cold Pursuit

Nels Lennarson was born on October 14, 1972 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Cold Pursuit (2019), Horns (2013) and The Cabin in the Woods (2011).

23. Sarah McLachlan

Soundtrack | Charlotte's Web

Sarah McLachlan was born on January 28, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Sarah Ann McLachlan. She was previously married to Ashwin Sood.

24. Sonja O'Hara

Actress | Doomsday

Sonja O'Hara was raised in Williamswood, Nova Scotia. Starting at the age of ten, she began performing in local theatre and she knew immediately it was what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. By the age of 11, she was enrolled in professional acting classes and was performing in ...

25. Chuck Campbell

Actor | Jason X

Chuck Campbell was born on August 5, 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Jason X (2001), In the Mouth of Madness (1994) and Superstar (1999). He has been married to Jennifer Kitchen since July 14, 2012.

26. Nick Smyth

Self | Video on Trial

As a teenager, Nick Smyth was cast as a regular on the long-running CBC television series "Street Cents" in his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia. A show that was known for launching the careers of fellow Halifax natives Jonathan Torrens and Mike Clattenburg (Creator of the "Trailer Park Boys"); he ...

27. Joe Cobden

Actor | Devil

Joe Cobden (born October 7, 1978 in Canada) found his first taste of acting while as an 11-year-old child busker on the street. As a busker, Joe toured all over Europe and America before deciding to focus on finishing out his education. He attended Concordia University's renowned Theatre ...

28. Kelly-Ruth Mercier

Actress | Snowpiercer

Kelly-Ruth Mercier is from Halifax, Nova Scotia of East Coast and Quebec lineage. She holds a BA-Acting from Dalhousie University and an MFA-Directing from the University of British Columbia. K-R has worked in theatre, film, television and in music; she's bridged both fiction and documentary; she ...

29. Anthony Sherwood

Actor | Street Legal

Anthony Sherwood has established himself as a dynamic force in stage, television and film. As a diversified performer, he has amassed an impressive resume and acclaim for a varied body of work. As a documentary filmmaker, he has tackled some important global issues and some of his documentary films...

30. Jakob Creighton

Actor | Leaving the Nest

Jakob is a Canadian actor/singer from Halifax, Nova Scotia, who has appeared on stage and screen.

Most recent stage credits include: Cratchit/Ensemble in A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Atlantic Ballet, 2018, Remount), Dr Fine/Dr. Madden in Next to Normal (Saints Alive! Theatre, 2018, Remount), ...

31. Peter Flemming

Actor | Dead Rising 2

Peter Flemming was born in 1967 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Dead Rising 2 (2010), The X-Files (1993) and Stargate SG-1 (1997).

32. Austin Willis

Actor | Goldfinger

Austin Willis was born on September 30, 1917 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Alexander Austin Willis. He was an actor, known for Goldfinger (1964), Bush Pilot (1947) and The Mouse That Roared (1959). He was married to Gwen Laforty and Kate Reid. He died on April 4, 2004 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

33. Holly Cole

Soundtrack | The Hanging Garden

Holly Cole was born on November 25, 1963 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

34. Aloka McLean

Actress | The Lotus Eaters

Aloka McLean was born on December 21, 1981 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Aloka Chandra McLean. She is an actress, known for The Lotus Eaters (1993), The X-Files (1993) and Justice for Annie: A Moment of Truth Movie (1996).

35. Evan MacNeil

Actress | The Andy Griffith Show

Evan MacNeil was born on February 3, 1934 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Sylvia Joanne Murphy. She is an actress, known for The Andy Griffith Show (1960), Peter Gunn (1958) and Straightaway (1961).

36. Phelan Porteous

Art Department | Phelous & the Movies

Phelan Porteous was born on September 4, 1983 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Phelous & the Movies (2008), To Boldly Flee (2012) and The Cinema Snob (2007).

37. Samantha Gracie

Actress | V/H/S/2

Samantha Gracie was born on June 27, 1990 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for V/H/S/2 (2013), Good Witch (2015) and Private Eyes (2016).

38. Dax Ravina

Actor | She Never Died

Dax Ravina was born on February 2, 1977 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor, known for She Never Died, Trailer Park Boys (2001) and Weirdsville (2007).

39. Karen Walton

Writer | Ginger Snaps

Writer of the original indie horror film, Ginger Snaps(2000), Karen Walton is a Toronto-based screen and television writer-executive producer whose credits include Orphan Black (S I& II), Queer As Folk (SII, USA), episodes of Flashpoint, The Listener, and more. A graduate of the Canadian Film ...

40. Rene Bishop

Stunts | Max Payne

Rene Bishop was born on October 13, 1973 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Max Payne (2008), RoboCop (2014) and Outlander (2008).

41. Lisa Britton

Actress | 1/2-Life

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on December 1st, 1986, Lisa Britton and her identical twin sister Deb have had a charisma that has enabled them to perform and entertain audiences since early childhood. The Britton Twins' first taste of fame came as they were only six years old when they ...

42. Nancy Regan

Actress | Haven

Nancy Regan was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Haven (2010), Ice Castles (2010) and Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It (2014).

43. Mark Farrell

Writer | Corner Gas

Mark Farrell was born in 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is a writer and producer, known for Corner Gas (2004), The Industry (1998) and This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992).

44. Jamie Mayo

Actress | Freddy vs. Jason

Jamie Mayo was born on August 10, 1979 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and The Dead Zone (2002).

45. Darryl Armstrong

Actor | Queer as Folk

Darryl Armstrong was born on May 6, 1982 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Queer as Folk (2000) and Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001). He died on January 29, 2005 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

46. Ian Macmillan

Cinematographer | Within Sight of Shore

Ian Macmillan was born on July 3, 1984 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Within Sight of Shore (2010), Christopher (2004) and She Never Died.

47. Ben Proudfoot

Director | Rwanda & Juliet

Ben Proudfoot was born on October 29, 1990 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Benjamin Gordon Proudfoot. He is a director and producer, known for Rwanda & Juliet (2016), Rust (2015) and The Ox (2013).

48. Loren Paul

Actor | Creepies 2

Loren Paul was born on June 12, 1979 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor, known for Creepies 2 (2005), Promising Young Woman (2020) and Confessions of a Womanizer (2014).

49. E. Nova Zatzman

Stunts | Hobo with a Shotgun

E. Nova Zatzman was born on October 17, 1986 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is known for her work on Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), The Handmaid's Tale (2017) and Shazam! (2019).

50. Anaya Farrell

Actress | Rat Race

Anaya Farrell was born on November 8, 1972 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Rat Race (2001), First Wave (1998) and My 5 Wives (2000).


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