Category Archives: Canadian Actors

Wendy Crewson – Canadian Actress

WENDY CREWSON – Canadian Actress, Producer, Activist

WendyCrewson06TIFFWendy Crewson is one of Canada’s most talented and enduring Female Actors.

In addition to her many Hollywood roles Wendy has worked extensively in Canada, winning multiple Gemini Awards for her work in Canadian TV series and Canadian TV movies.

Wendy is an outspoken advocate for Canadian film and television.

Wendy has received numerous awards including:

Gemini Humanitarian Award – – – Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for At the End of the Day: The Sue Rodriguez Story – – –  Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for The Man Who Lost Himself – – – Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for Saving Hope – – Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) Award of Excellence – – – Earle Grey Award for lifetime achievement in Canadian television – – – and Induction into Canada’s Walk of Fame.

Birth Name:

Wendy Crewson

Birth Date:

May 9th, 1956

Birth Place:

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Resides:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Parents:

Robert and June Crewson

Siblings:

2 brothers

Married:

Michael George Murphy (1988-2009)

Children:

Margaret and John

Elisha Cuthbert – Canadian Actress

ELISHA CUTHBERT – Canadian Actress

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Birth Name:

Elisha Cuthbert

Birth Date:

November 30, 1982

Birth Place:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Resides:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Los Angeles, California

Parents:

Kevin and Patricia Cuthbert

Siblings:

Jonathan and Lee-Ann

Spouse:

Dion Phaneuf (2013)

Children:

Zaphire (2018)

 

Ryan Reynolds – Canadian Actor

RYAN REYNOLDS – Canadian Actor, Film Producer

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Birth Name:

Ryan Rodney Reynolds

Birth Date:

23 October 1976

Birth Place:

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Resides:

Bedford, New York

Parents:

James and Tammy Reynolds

Siblings:

3 brothers – Terry, Patrick, Jeff

Spouse:

Blake Lively (2012)
Scarlett Johansson (2008-2011)

Children:

James and Ines

Tatiana Maslany – Canadian Actress

TATIANA MASLANY – Star of Orphan Black

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Birth Name:

Tatiana Gabriele Maslany

Birth Date:

September 22, 1985

Birth Place:

Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Resides:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Parents:

Dan and Renate Maslany

Siblings:

2 brothers – Daniel and Michael

School:

Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School

Partner:

Tom Cullen 2011-Present

First Gig:

Oliver – Regina Summer Stage 1995

Dan Aykroyd Profile

Dan Aykroyd – Canadian Actor, Comedian, Musician

Dan Aykroyd was born at the Ottawa General Hospital, in the nation’s capital, on Canada Day.

Dan grew up in Ottawa and attended St. Pius X and St. Patrick’s High Schools. His father, Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, worked as a policy adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Dan’s mother, a secretary, was of French Canadian descent and his father of British ancestry. His brother Peter is also an actor.

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Raised in the Roman Catholic Church, Aykroyd intended to become a priest until the age of seventeen.   He studied criminology and sociology at Carleton University but dropped out before completing his degree.

Aykroyd’s musical career was initially developed in Ottawa. He regularly attended Le Hibou a club that featured many blues artists. Dan also worked as a comedian in various Canadian nightclubs and ran an after-hours speakeasy (Club 505) in Toronto for several years.

Birth Name:

Daniel Edward Aykroyd

Birth Date:

July 1st, 1952

Birth Place:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Resides:

Sydenham, Ontario, Canada

Parents:

Lorraine Helene (Gougeon) and Samuel Cuthbert Aykroyd

Siblings:

Peter (younger)

Spouse:

Donna Dixon (1983-present)

Children:

Danielle, Belle, Stella