Famous Canadians Last Name A

Famous Canadians Whose Last Names Start With Letter “A”

Abbott, Scott – Inventor (“Trivial Pursuit” with Chris Haney)

Able, Sid – Hockey Player (Hockey Hall of Fame, 3 Stanley Cups, named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players’ in history)

Acton, Keith – Hockey Player (NHL 1980-1994) from Stouffville, Ontario

Adams, Bryan – Musician, Singer, Songwriter (Juno and Grammy Award winner, wrote “Everything I Do, I Do It For You”)

Adams, Jack – (John James “Jack” Adams) hockey player, coach and general manager in the NHL and Pacific Coast Hockey Association. Inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame, 10-year professional career with Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa. Jack Adams Award given annually to the most outstanding coach in the NHL

Aglukark, Susan – Inuk musician from Churchill, Manitoba. Juno Awards for Indigenous Music Album of the Year, Breakthrough Artist of the Year

Agosta, Meagan – Hockey Player (Canada’s National Women’s Hockey Team, 3 Olympic Gold Medals, 1 Olympic Silver Medal)

Allen, Bruce – Music Manager (Bachman-Turer Overdrive, Bryan Adams, Michael Buble)

Allison, Jamie – NHL player (1995-2007) from Lindsay, Ontario. Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Nashville Preditors, Florida Panthers

Allison, Jason – Hockey Player (NHL)

Anderson, John – Hockey Player (NHL)

Anderson, Pam

Anderson, Melissa Sue – Actress (Laura Ingalls: Little House on the Prairie, naturalized Canadian citizen in 2007)

Andreychuk, Dave – Hockey Player (NHL)

Angélil, René

Angotti, Lou – Hockey Player

Anka, Paul- Singer/Songwriter (Teen Idol, wrote Diana, Put Your Head on My Shoulder, My Way)

Apps, Gillian – Hockey Player (Canada’s National Women’s Hockey Team, 3 Olympic Gold Medals, 3 World Championships)

Apps, Syl – Hockey Player (Toronto Maple Leafs from 1936 to 1948,  named one of the ‘100 Greatest NHL Players’ in history)

Apps, Syl Jr- Hockey Player (10 seasons in the National Hockey League with New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh).

Arbour, Al – Hockey Player (NHL player, coach, executive, Hockey Hall of Fame)

Arbour, Louise – UN High Commissioner For Human Rights, Chief Prosecutor Int’l Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda & former Yugoslavia

Arcand, Nathaniel – Actor (North of 60, Heartland, Blackstone)

Arden, Jann

Armstrong, Colby – Hockey Player

Armstrong, Derek – Hockey Player

Armstrong, George – Hockey Player (21 seasons in the NHL with the Toronto Maple Leafs, captain for 13 years).

Arnett, Will – Actor (Arrested Development, The Waiting Game, Monster-in-Law)

Arniel, Scott – Hockey Player

Arnott, Jason – Hockey Player

Ashmore, Aaron – Actor (Smallville, Warehouse 13, Killjoys, The Stone Angel)

Ashmore, Shawn – Actor (Iceman in X-Men and its sequels, Smallville, Animorphs TV series, Frozen)

Ashton, Brent – Hockey Player

Atwood, Margaret – Author (The Handmaid’s Tale, Surfacing, Alias Grace, The Circle Game)     

Aubin, J-Sebastien – Hockey Player

Aucoin, Adrian – Hockey Player

Audette, Donald – Hockey Player

Auld, Alexander – Hockey Player

Avery, Sean – Hockey Player

Aykroyd, Dan – Actor (Saturday Night LiveBlues Brothers, Ghostbusters)

Ayres, Benjamin – Actor (Saving Hope, Less Than Kind, jPod)

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