8 Celebrities You Will Be Surprised to Know Are Canadian

Canada is famous for many things, and one of the reasons is that it gives the Hollywood Industry its best famous artist. Not only Justin Bieber and Avril Lavigne, but several Canadian producers, directors, and actors brought fame to the Hollywood film industry from across the border.

Hollywood Industry is so vast for everyone. Few A-listers are Canadian and have worked in some of the world’s blockbuster movies. And you watch their work on different online streaming platforms.

Whether the latest movies or classics, nowadays, online streaming provide a wide range of TV shows and movies like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney+, but in specific cities, these streaming sites don’t give access to all their content.

Some countries have licensed these apps for content, like Hulu in Canada offers access to various genres to explore. In this article, we will look around at 8 artists that are surprisingly Canadian.

James Cameron

James Cameron is one of the most successful writers, directors, and producers famous for his blockbuster movies like Titanic, Terminator, and Avatar. He was born in Ontario, attended a prestigious University, and studied physics. His passion for filmmaking led him to drop out of college and begin his career as a model producer at Roger Corman’s New World Pictures.

Later he wrote and directed some of the praised worthy successful movies. His films usually depict the conflicts between two themes, humanity or nature and intelligent machines.

Keanu Reeves and Carrie Ann Moss

How can we forget these two legendary stars of the Matrix? Keanu Reeves and Carrie Ann Moss both are Canadian artists and the most beloved on-screen couple since they were cast together in “The Matrix trilogy,” a never getting old movie.

Keanu Reeves is known for his versatile and amazing roles in movies such as “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and “Speed,” he since become famous for his action-packed roles in films like “John Wick” and “The Matrix”.

Carrie Ann Moss is famous for her works like Red Planet, The Matrix, and Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Both artists are loved by their fans equally for their skills and performances. As they both dated in real life for years, fans are curious whether they will work together again or not. If you are on holiday and want to make your day perfect, binge their movies, you will never regret it.

Sandra Oh

A gifted actress was born in Ontario and brought up in the suburb of Nepean. She studied drama and improvised her skills. She won several awards and critical praise for her roles in movies and TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Sideways, and Killing Eve.

Other than these, her earlier works include Ramona and Beezus, Raya and the Last Dragon, and Catfight. Her hard work, talent, and determination made her one of the fine actresses in Hollywood.

Tatiana Maslany

She is counted among the most versatile actress, Tatiana Maslany, known for her roles in movies like Orphan Black and She-Hulk. She also works as a dubbed artist for animated movies like Troll Hunters and The Harper House.

Tatiana was born in Saskatchewan and brought up in Edenwold. She also won numerous awards for her performances, such as an Emmy, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Canadian Screen Award.

Michael Cera

Born in Brampton, Ontario, Michael is an actor famous for his eccentric roles in famous movies such as Superbad, Juno, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. He started acting early and received his big break acting as George-Michael Bluth in Arrested Development.

From the TV show, he got enough success to transition to the movies. His rare talent for the comedy genre and skills to play weird characters got him a big fan following. You can also see him in a recently released movie, “Barbie.”

Finn Wolfhard

Who doesn’t know him? Finn recently caught the eye of the audience with his most popular Netflix series, “Stranger Things.” He is known for his roles in movies like IT and The Goldfinch.

Born in Vancouver, he begins acting at an early age. He became famous for his character in Stranger Things as Mike Wheeler; his capabilities, charms, and natural acting skills made him popular in the film Industry.


To conclude, these 8 artists are some examples of the many skillful actors who come from Canada. They contributed to Hollywood with their most famous works and excellent acting skills. Also received awards and praise for their performances. Hollywood film is complete with these artists.

You can watch their works, or your other favorite artist works, on online streaming like Hulu, and Netflix, as they have a variety of genres from comedy to horror

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