Birth Place Matching "Nova Scotia, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Elliot Page
Actor | Juno
Elliot Page was born 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. They began their career at the age of 10 on the award-winning television series Pit Pony (1999), for...
2. Holly Taylor
Actress | The Americans
Holly Taylor is a Canadian actress and dancer, born in Middleton, Nova Scotia, on Halloween 1997. Taylor began her career in the Broadway production of "Billy Elliot" at the age of 11 as "Sharon Percy" (Ballet Girl) and continued in the role for almost 2 years. Holly is now focusing more on film ...
3. Cindy Sampson
Actress | Supernatural
Cindy Sampson was born on May 27, 1978 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and director, known for Supernatural (2005), Private Eyes (2016) and The Shrine (2010). She has been married to Ryan Wickel since July 7, 2016.
4. Leslie Hope
Director | Lost in Space
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 Snowpiercer (2020), Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (2022), Lost in Space (2018), The Order (2019), Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Van Helsing (2016), ...
5. Diego Klattenhoff
Actor | Pacific Rim
Diego Klattenhoff (born 1979) is best known for his role as Mike Faber in the TV series Homeland (2011). He plays the role of a Marine captain whose best friend returns to the US after disappearing in Iraq seven years earlier. Klattenhoff was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. As a kid, he always wanted ...
6. Stephen McHattie
Actor | Pontypool
Stephen McHattie was born on February 3, 1947 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and director, known for Pontypool (2008), Watchmen (2009) and The Fountain (2006). He is married to Lisa Houle. They have three children. He was previously married to Meg Foster.
7. Mike Smith
Actor | Trailer Park Boys
Mike Smith was born and raised in Thorburn, Nova Scotia. He started playing hockey at the age of four but showed early signs of musical genius when he learned to play guitar at the age of seven. Continuing with both hobbies for the majority of his life, Mike eventually gave up hockey to concentrate...
8. James Tupper
Actor | Me and Orson Welles
James is a Canadian actor known for his roles as Jack Slattery on the ABC television series Men in Trees, Dr. Chris Sands on the NBC medical drama series Mercy, and David Clarke on ABC's Revenge. He also starred in the post-apocalyptic thriller Aftermath, on Space in Canada and Syfy in the U.S.
9. Ty Olsson
Actor | X2
Ty Olsson was born on January 28, 1974 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 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.
10. 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.
John has a long athletic background including football and basketball.
One of John's favorite ...
11. Molly Dunsworth
Actress | Hobo with a Shotgun
Molly Dunsworth was born on May 25, 1990 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), Ingrid and the Black Hole (2016) and Deeply (2000).
12. Steve Lund
Actor | The Banana Splits Movie
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 "...
13. 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.
14. John Paul Tremblay
Actor | Trailer Park Boys
John Paul Tremblay was born on May 17, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, 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.
15. John Dunsworth
Actor | Trailer Park Boys
John Dunsworth was born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, not far from the sea where he now spends most of his time on his yacht when he's not working. John is one of Halifax's most venerable and revered actors. He has appeared in countless CBC radio dramas and has held leading roles in over 25 ...
16. Art Hindle
Actor | Porky's
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 ...
17. Garwin Sanford
Actor | Get Carter
Garwin Sanford was born on March 14, 1955 in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Get Carter (2000), The Barber (2002) and The Accused (1988).
18. Peter Donat
Actor | The Game
The Canadian-American actor Peter Donat had a 50-year-long career in TV, motion pictures and theater. So respected was Donat, that Francis Ford Coppola considered casting him in the role of Tom Hagen in The Godfather (1972) that went to Robert Duvall.
The nephew of Oscar-winning actor Robert Donat, ...
19. Sarah Smyth
Actress | A Christmas Spark
Sarah Smyth was born on October 12, 1982 in Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for A Christmas Spark (2022), Supergirl (2015) and Cedar Cove (2013). She is married to Andrew Dunbar. They have one child.
20. Glen Gould
Actor | Tulsa King
Glen Gould is a North American actor known in Television for Tulsa King, Outlander, Cardinal, Dominion Creek, Blackstone, FBI: Most Wanted, Tribal, The Strain, Mohawk Girls and Cashing In.
In Film, he is known for Cold Pursuit, Rhymes for Young Ghouls, North Mountain & Charlie Zone. Glen won the ...
21. 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 The Uninvited (1969). She was previously married to Sidney Poitier.
22. Shauna MacDonald
Actress | Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities
Shauna MacDonald was born on October 6, 1970 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022), Trailer Park Boys (2001) and Tru Love (2013).
23. Kylee Evans
Actress | Luckiest Girl Alive
Kylee Evans was born on May 10, 1978 in Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Luckiest Girl Alive (2022), Good Witch (2015) and Odd Squad (2014). She is married to Sandy Jobin-Bevans.
24. Justine Eyre
Actress | Last Time Forever
This stunning Canadian was born in Nova Scotia yet spent most of her childhood in the Philippines, educated in British schools, while her Kiwi father was an attorney for the Asian Bank. After the family relocated to Canada, Justine launched a successful modeling career by winning a lucrative ...
25. Harold Russell
Actor | The Best Years of Our Lives
Harold John Russell was born in Nova Scotia in 1914. His family moved to Cambridge Massachusetts when his father died in 1919. He was training paratroopers at Camp MacKall NC on June 6, 1944 when some TNT he was using exploded in his hands. He lost both hands. After receiving hooks, and training on...
26. Josh Cruddas
Actor | Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City
Josh Cruddas was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and composer, known for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (2021), Polar (2019) and Anything for Jackson (2020).
27. Carrie Anne Fleming
Actress | Good Luck Chuck
She attended Mount Douglas Senior Secondary in Victoria B.C. and studied drama at the Kalidoscope Theatre and dance at Kidco theatre dance group. Kidco traveled all over dancing for schools and at sporting events. After graduating Carrie Ann began modelling to help support her family. Holding down ...
28. Sarah Dunsworth
Actress | Trailer Park Boys
Sarah Dunsworth was born on January 25, 1976 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and costume designer, known for Trailer Park Boys (2001), Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It (2014) and Hobo with a Shotgun (2011). She has been married to Ben Nickerson since May 13, 2017.
29. 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 ...
30. Meredith MacNeill
Writer | Baroness Von Sketch Show
Meredith MacNeill was born in 1975 in Nova Scotia, Canada. She is a writer and actress, known for Baroness Von Sketch Show (2016), Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009) and Your Money or Your Wife (2015).
31. 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), Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006) and Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys (2008). He is married to Candice Roach. They have two children.
32. 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 ...
33. Allie MacDonald
Actress | Under the Silver Lake
Allie MacDonald was born on September 17, 1988 in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Under the Silver Lake (2018), House at the End of the Street (2012) and Cardinal (2017).
34. Rick Ravanello
Actor | The Cave
Rick Ravanello started his acting career back in 1996. He earned numerous television and film roles which eventually led to an audition that landed in the hands of Steven Spielberg of Dreamworks SKG.
Spielberg quickly had Ravanello flown to Los Angeles where he met with Tom Hanks and Tony To. They ...
35. Ryan McDonell
Actor | Shoresy
Ryan McDonell was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada. He grew up playing hockey and has recorded and performed in multiple bands while continuing to work in Film and Television as an award nominated Actor. He is also a Voice-Over artist and has been the brand voice for many national companies.
36. Jeanna Harrison
Actress | Trailer Park Boys
Jeanna Harrison was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and grew up in the small town of Antigonish. She started acting at only 5 years old on the show Trailer Park Boys in the original black-and-white pilot program as Ricky's (alleged) daughter Trinity. After it was picked up by big-time producer Barrie ...
37. Sarah McLachlan
Soundtrack | Charlotte's Web
Sarah McLachlan was born on January 28, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is a music artist and actress, known for Charlotte's Web (2006), Sarah McLachlan: Possession, Version 2 (1993) and Toy Story 2 (1999). She was previously married to Ashwin Sood.
38. Ruby Keeler
Actress | 42nd Street
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 ...
39. Henry Beckman
Actor | Marnie
Henry Beckman was born on November 26, 1921 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Marnie (1964), Blood & Guts (1978) and The Brood (1979). He was previously married to Hillary Beckman and Cheryl Maxwell. He died on June 17, 2008 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
40. Richard Donat
Actor | My American Cousin
Richard Donat was born on June 1, 1941 in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor, known for My American Cousin (1985), Haven (2010) and Amelia (2009).
41. Glenda Braganza
Actress | Saving Hope
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Glenda is a first-generation Canadian of Goan decent. She attended Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec and got her Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Specialization in Theatre Performance. Glenda has performed on various stages across ...
42. Mattea Roach
Self | Jeopardy! Masters
Mattea Roach was born on October 26, 1998 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
43. Billy MacLellan
Actor | Nobody
Billy MacLellan was born on January 31, 1974 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Nobody (2021), The Silence (2019) and Maudie (2016).
44. Murray Langston
Actor | Night Patrol
Murray Langston was born in 1945 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Night Patrol (1984), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) and Wishful Thinking (1990).
45. Iris Quinn
Actress | Magic Stocking
Iris Quinn's acting career includes a variety of roles in television and film as well as stage productions and voice-over work. She also runs an actors' studio in Vancouver; coaching and mentoring young actors. In 2002 she was appointed to the faculty of University of British Columbia. She resides ...
46. James Gilbert
Actor | Moonshine
James is an actor, writer and producer based out of Toronto, who has been active in both Canadian and international T.V., film and theatre for the last two decades. His acting credits include "Moonshine", "The Handmaid's Tale", "Suits", "The Girlfriend Experience", "Salvation" and "The Tudors" ...
47. Sonja O'Hara
Actress | Mid-Century
Sonja O'Hara is an Emmy-nominated Canadian writer, director and actor represented by WME and The Gotham Group. She was chosen as one of the "10 Filmmakers To Watch" by Independent Magazine, chosen by a jury from MovieMaker Magazine, the Sundance Institute, and Austin Film Festival. Past recipients ...
48. David Manners
Actor | Dracula
A dapper, debonair, darkly attractive leading man of 20's stage and 30's screen, actor David Manners was born Rauff de Ryther Duan Acklom on April 30, 1900, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. A highly serviceable, if sometimes overshadowed, co-star opposite Hollywood's top 30's female superstars, It ...
49. Mike Clattenburg
Writer | Trailer Park Boys
Mike Clattenburg was born in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for Trailer Park Boys (2001), Black Jesus (2014) and Moving Day (2012).
50. Tamara Hickey
Actress | In Your Eyes
Tamara Hickey was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is known for In Your Eyes (2014), Irrational Man (2015) and The Equalizer 2 (2018).