The distinguished list of Top Canadian actors & actresses is a unique list. A list that highly glorifies what the Hollywood industry is today. Starts from Michael J.Fox and finishes with Rachel McAdams the Canadian actress from the famous blockbuster Hot Chick. The list is one unique list. Thus, that truly shows the passion of the Canadians for the Hollywood industry. It’s an industry that signifies the goals & purpose for the whole actors’ community. These are actors & actresses, that are most willing to demonstrate their talents to the world via Hollywood.
Hollywood is grooming everyday with the diversified & highly unique acting skills demonstrated by Canadian actors. Also, includes Indian-Canadian actors that have made a big name in both the Bollywood and Canadian TV & Film industry. One of the most prominent names in the list is Lisa Ray. An Indian born Canadian actress who has starred in famous blockbusters like Hollywood Bollywood. Furthermore, ‘I can’t think straight’, a Canadian film. She has been one of the top Indian actress from the late 90’s and early 2000’s.
Some of the best Canadian actors and actresses from current times. Apart from this, some from yester years are discussed in detail below.
Michael J.Fox is a famous Canadian actors male for his role in the sitcoms Family Ties and Spin City. Mr. Fox is in the distinguished list of Canadian actors who has been inducted into the Canada’s Walk of Fame. Thus, as being appointed as the Officer of the Order of Canada. An award similar to an award of MBE, i.e. Member of British Empire in the United Kingdom. He retired in the year 2020, just two years ago after a very successful career. The reason for his retirement was due to his declining health and concerns that might have affected his health more. Parkinson is what Michael J.Fox was diagnosed with. A disease that affected his career for a long time, but was diagnosed in the year 1991.
A Canadian actor & singer Victor Garber had a very successful career in Television, Film & Theatre. Victor has earned himself four Tony Award nominations for his roles in the film Deathtrap, Little Me, Lend Me a Tenor & Damn Yankees.
One of the distinguished Canada actors who is in the business for over four decades. That is, a career of forty years. Released in the year 2020, Happiest Season was his most recent movie.
Seth Rogen, a Canadian actor who started his career as a comedian. He started as a stand-up comedian in the city Vancouver before moving to clubs in New York and Los Angeles. While spending his time in the city Los Angeles in United States. He also worked as a writer apart from his works as an actor. From there he later on moved to films and produced the popular show ‘The Boys’.
For a Primetime Emmy Award was what he got nominated for. That is, for Outstanding writing for a Variety Series.
The next Canadian actor in the list of Canadian actors and actresses is Kiefer Sutherland. A very familiar and famous names amongst the best Canadian actors from Hollywood. His role in the famous detective series 24 as Jack Bauer. Thus, is one of the most distinguished roles that he has demonstrated in recent times. A franchise that has made him a domestic name in USA and Canada. Obviously, as being a detective who is very sly and highly skillful.
Sutherland won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two screen actors Guild awards and Two Satellite awards. All these awards from his famous role as a detective in the series 24. Apart from being a brilliant & best actor he is also a prolific singer and a producer.
Another Ryan from the Canadian decent. An actor, who is a famous actor Canada from Hollywood Film fraternity the film Green Lantern, Ryan Reynolds. While Ryan is a best actor & someone who has grown up in Vancouver the city from British Columbia. He has featured in top films like Green Lantern and Blade: Trinity. Also been part of some of the famous Hollywood romantic films. Ironically, as romance has suited him more than his roles as an action superstar. His romantic movies includes Definitely Maybe, The Proposal and Adventure land.
An intense actor who believes in intensive physical training. That is, for his roles which he did in the famous film Blade: Trinity.
Another famous Ryan from the Hollywood who is from the Canadian decent, Ryan Gosling was born in London, Ontario. As a teenager Ryan Gosling went for his auditions in the city Montreal. On Disney Channel’s Mickey Mouse Club is the one he further featured on.
In a mainstream hit, the famous movie The Notebook was his big break. Other mainstream movies are Crazy Stupid Love, Drive and The Ides of March.
Someone who started as a child actor Joshua Jackson is a famous name now in the Hollywood industry. Joshua was born in British Columbia, in the city Vancouver, however, he grew up in California. He got his big breaks in the films The Mighty Ducks and series Dawson’s Creek.
His other roles that are serious roles were in the shows Fringe. Also, The Affair, When They See Us, and most recently Little Fires Everywhere.
Jim Carey is a very famous brand from the Hollywood who was born in Canada in Newmarket, Ontario. He started as a comedian, in fact being a stand-up comedian and then started acting in films as a comedian. His famous roles are in the films Liar Liar, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Bruce Almighty, Dumb & Dumber, and also as a comic hero in The Mask.
He was more famous for his comic roles and being a comedian. Especially, in Franchise films like Ace Ventura. In addition to this, the other one being Liar Liar. A film where he played a Lawyer who can’t lie because of his son’s wish. Others includes the famous franchise Bruce Almighty where he featured in the first film of the franchise. He was not in the second version of the film released in 2007, i.e. Evans Almighty.
He also featured in some serious roles as The Truman Show & Man on the Moon. Furthermore, Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind. However, he was known more famously as an entertainer being a comedian who can make anyone laugh.
Keanu Reeves was born in Berut, but grew up in Canada in the biggest city Toronto. He is amongst the most popular male actors & Toronto actors in the Hollywood Industry who is a Canadian decent. For his role as Mr. Anderson in the famous franchise Matrix is what Keanu Reeves is known most popularly for. Earlier, he did film which is The Devil’s Advocate (1997) and later the famous franchise John Wick, divided into Three chapters.
47 Ronin is yet another famous film Keanu Reeves is known for. A role as a warrior which has made him stand tall as an actor. Apart from his other roles, such as The Matrix that started in 1999. Another famous role in which Keanu Reeves has featured is The Constantine.
Rachel McAdams, with the full name Rachel Anne McAdams is a Canadian. Someone, known for her role in the famous film Hot Chick. She is one of the best actress from the Hollywood films industry. She has also featured in 2009 mystery film, The Sherlock Holmes. A film which is based on the famous novel Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Canon Doyle. Released in the year 2016 is the superhero film Doctor Strange. Thus, is one of the famous films featuring Rachel McAdams.
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All these actors and actresses are Canadian actors and actresses as they are Canadian decent. They have made their names in the Hollywood industry at par with those actors and actresses that are from American decent. All these Canadian actors have proved effectively that Hollywood is a global platform. Furthermore, is a platform which is responsible for some very gigantic names in the industry. These are precious names that have never under-performed. Especially, in times of political chaos and some unwanted situations like COVID-19 or 9/11.