Birth Place Matching "Hamilton, Ontario, Canada" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Eugene Levy
Actor | Waiting for Guffman
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, Cheaper By the Dozen 2, and Father Of The Bride Part II have ...
3. Stana Katic
Actress | Castle
Stana Katic stars in the new 10-episode TV series Absentia (2017), produced by Sony Pictures Television and premiering on Amazon.
Katic's feature film work includes: CBGB (2013), about the punk rock club in NYC; Big Sur (2013), based on the Jack Kerouac novel; Frank Miller's film The Spirit (2008); ...
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 | The Wedding Singer
Angela Featherstone ended her teenage years as a top fashion model, working with such great photographers as Irving Penn, David Bailey, and Bruce Weber. But for her life's work of acting, she downplayed her striking features to play unlikely roles, emerging as an actress with exceptional ...
6. 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/...
7. 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.
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) ...
13. 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...
14. 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 ...
15. 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 ...
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. Jeff Cooper
Actor | Circle of Iron
Jeff Cooper was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as George Frederick Cooper. He was an actor, known for Circle of Iron (1978), Kalimán, el hombre increíble (1972) and Kalimán en el siniestro mundo de Humanón (1976). He was married to Colette and Joan B. Webster. He died...
21. 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 ...
22. 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...
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 ...
24. 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 ...
25. 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. ...
26. Lexie Galante
Actress | Airplane vs. Volcano
Lexie is a dramatic and comedic actress, singer, writer and producer. She has performed in Canada, the United States and Europe. Lexie grew up on the stage and then transitioned into doing film, television, voice overs, and music.
Lexie trained classically as an actress at the George Brown Theatre ...
27. Erin Pitt
Actress | Silent Hill: Revelation
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 ...
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 ...
30. 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.
31. Jonathan Hale
Actor | The Saint in Palm Springs
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 ...
32. Nicole Appleton
Actress | Honest
Nicole Appleton was born on December 7, 1974 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Nicole Marie Appleton. She is an actress, known for Honest (2000), Scream for Christmas (2000) and All Saints: Never Ever (U.S. Version) (1998). She was previously married to Liam Gallagher.
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 ...
34. Starr Andreeff
Actress | Dance of the Damned
Starr Andreeff is a Canadian / American talent manager and producer. Starr is President of Maple Jam Management Group [MJMG]. The company represents talent in film, TV, music, licensing and branding. She is also a producing partner with Kiersey Clemons' Girl On Mercury Films.
Born in Hamilton, ...
35. Marty McSorley
Actor | Bad Boys
Marty McSorley began his NHL career with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Marty was born in 1963 in Hamilton, Ontario. He currently spends his offseasons in Cayuga, Ontario. His last amateur hockey club was the Belleville Bulls in the 1982-1983 hockey season. In 1985 Marty was traded from Pittsburgh to the...
36. Naomi Hewer
Actress | American Pie Presents the Book of Love
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...
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...
41. 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 ...
43. Danielle Benton
Actress | Sucker Punch
Danielle Benton is a Canadian film, TV, and theatre actress originally from Hamilton, Ontario. Making her professional theatre debut at the age of 6 and her film/TV debut shortly thereafter, Danielle's career has taken her across Canada, the US, and Europe.
Select Film/TV credits include: "Sucker ...
45. Kevin Dennis
Actor | Murdoch Mysteries
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Kevin is known for his work on 11.22.63, The Strain, Orphan Black, Reign, Warehouse 13, Murdoch Mysteries, Mayday! and Flashpoint. He also has over one hundred animation credits to date on the acclaimed series: Busytown Mysteries (Hurray For Huckle!), Cyberchase, ...
47. 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.
48. Ani Kyd Wolf
Producer | The Silent Natural
Ani Kyd was born in Hamilton Ontario on Sept. 15th 1969 to 17 year old folk singer/songwriter Dianne Kyd who instantly became a single mother. . When she was 10 her family moved to Vancouver BC. She grew up and raised her son Michael there. Ani has directed and produced various film and video ...
50. Tyler Williams
Stunts | All-In
An Honours BFA from Ryerson University, independent filmmaker, actor and stuntman, Tyler's largest success has come from the advertising world as a director for Untitled Films. His accolades include: Molson Canadian "Project Indonesia", which aired during the 2014 Winter Olympics and gained nearly ...