Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors

In honor of Victoria Day, a national historical celebration in Canada every Monday on or before the 24th of May, I am featuring the best and famous Canadian actors. The Victoria Day celebration is in honor of the Queen Victoria's and the current reigning Canadian sovereign's official birthday. It is also the official beginning of summer. The Victoria Day celebration is also called May Long Weekend, May Two-four, May Long, plus May Run. This is celebrated with festivities and parades. Included in the list of the best and famous actors are the following : Keifer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland, Mike Myers, Seth Rogen, Brendan Fraser, Jim Carrey, Dan Akroyd, Eric McCormack, Christopher Plummer, James Doohan, Michael Cera, John Candy and Matthew Perry. You are free to add your best and famous Canadian actors.

I hope you will enjoy this hub -- Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- . Happy Victoria Day!

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland -- courtesy of wikipedia
Kiefer Sutherland -- courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland is an English-Canadian actor who became popular because of his role as Jack Bauer -- a critically acclaimed TV series 24. He was nominated four times for the "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" -- Emmy Prime TV award and Sutherland won the award in 2006 for his role in 24's fifth season

Kiefer Sutherland is an actor, producer and director, and the son of Donald Sutherland another famous actor. Aside from winning an Emmy he also a Golden Globe winner

Birthdate : 21 December 1966

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Donald Sutherland

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Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors

Donald McNicol Sutherland, is a famous and versatile actor, with a career of almost 50 years. most of his film are war movies such as : Dirty Dozen, 1967, MASJ and Kelly's Heroes in the 70s. He recently starred in the American TV series Dirt Sex Money. He is the father of Kiefer Sutherland another versatile actor which I profiled above.

Other filmography :

  • Klute
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • Ordinary People

Birthdate : 17 July 1935

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Michael J Fox

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Michael J Fox - courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox is an actor, author and a voice over artist. Michael J Fox is an American-Canadian with a career which is characterized by winning awards from prestigious organizations such as Golden Globe, Screen actors Guild Award and Golden Globe.

Michael J Fox Role As :

  • Mart MacFly from the Back to the Future trilogy (1985–1990)
  • Alex Keaton from Family Ties (1982–1989),
  • Mike Flaherty from Spin City (1996–2000),

He has a foundation for the condition Parkinson's Disease as he has ben battling that condition since 1991.

Birthdate : June 9, 1961

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- William Shatner

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William Shatner -- courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors-- William Shatner

William Alan Shatner is a famous Canadian actor, recording artist, plus an author. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T Kirk, captain in the TV series Star Trek and the films made out of it. He wrote a series of books sharing his experience playing the role.

Birthdate : March 22, 1931

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Keanu Reeves

Keanu Charles Reeves is a famous Canadian actor known for the portrayal of villains and in leading role. He was described as one who displays discipline and range with his career.

Filmography :

  • Bill and Teds Excellent Adventure - cult movie
  • Speed
  • The Matrix
  • Dangerous Liaisons
  • my Own Private Idaho
  • Little Buddha
  • Point Break with Patrick Swayze

Birthdate : September 2, 1964

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Dan Akroyd

Dan Akroyd -- courtesy of wikipedia
Dan Akroyd -- courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Dan Akroyd

Dan Akroyd is a multi-awarded Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, winemaker and ufologist.

Dan Akroyd was a member of the  original cast member of Saturday Night Live, an originator of The Blues Brothers (with John Belushi) and the famous series movie Ghost busters. He has a long career being an actor and screenwriter.

Birthdate : July 1, 1952

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Mike Myers

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Mike Myers -- courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Mike Myers

Mike Myers is a Canadian actor, but of British heritage, comedian, film producer and screenwriter.

  • He was a long-time cast member on the NBC show Saturday Night Live in the 80s and early 90s.
  • He became popular in the movies Austin powers and Shrek plus Wayne's world.

Birthdate : May 25, 1963

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Michael Cera

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Michael cera -- courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Michael Cera

Michael Austin Cera is a Canadian actor famous and best known known for his roles in Arrested Development, Superbad and Juno

Michael Cera received two Canadian comedy awards plus a Best Actor nominations in 2008 for his work in Juno and Superbad, winning for Superbad.

Birthdate : June 7, 1988

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- James Doohan

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James doohan -- courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- James Doohan

James Doohan deceased Canadian voice and character actor known and famous for his role Montgomery Scotty Scott in the TV series and the film Star Trek

  • James Doohan played the role of the Scotthish Chief Engineer and he has said to made a contribution behind the filming of the movie as well.
  • His character in the film was entrenched in the culture because "many of the characterizations, mannerisms, and expressions that he established for Scotty and other Star Trek characters have become a household "cultural pehenomenon".

Birthdate : Marc 3,, 1920 – July 20, 2005

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Eric McCormack

Eric McCormack -- courtesy of wikipedia
Eric McCormack -- courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Eric McCormack

Eric  McCormack is a Canadian-American actor, writer, producer and a musician.

  • He played in school plays and performed in numerous stage production for many years
  • Made his feature film debut in the 1992 science fiction The Lost World 

Eric McCormack appeared in many TV series roles 

  • Top Cops
  • street Justice
  • Lovesome Dove: The Series
  • Townbies
  • Ally McBeal

Award :

 Eric McCormack  gained worldwide recognition for playing Will Truman in the American sitcom -- Will and Grace and he won and Emmy for the category Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2001.

Birthdate : April 18, 1963

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer -- courtesy of wikipedia
Christopher Plummer -- courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer  is a Canadian TV actor, film and a theater actor.

  • Career spans five decades just like Donald Sutherland -- theater, TV and film
  • Christopher Plummer  is perhaps best known for the role of Captain Von Trapp in The movie musicale The Sound of Music

His most recent film roles include :

  •  Disney Pixar,  2009 film
  • Up as Charles Muntz
  • The Last Station as Leo Tolstoy
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus as Doctor Parnassus

Birthdate :  December 13, 1929

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser  -- courtesy of wikipedia
Brendan Fraser -- courtesy of wikipedia

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser is a Canadian-American actor of stage and film screen.

He appeared in many major Hollywood films including :

  • The Mummy Series
  • Crash
  • Dudley Do-Right
  • Looney Tunes
  • Back in Action
  • George of the Jungle
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth

Birthdate : December 3, 1968

Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Seth Rogen

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Proudly Canuck, The Best and Famous Canadian Actors -- Will Arnett

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