Canadian emigrants to the United States

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  1. Stana Katic
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    Stana Katic

    1,341,685 views

    Stana Katic (born 28 April 1978) is a Canadian-American film and television actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Kate Beckett on the ABC series Castle.


  2. Pamela Anderson
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    Pamela Anderson

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    Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian-American actress. In addition to her acting career, she is also a model, producer, author, activist and a former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch and V.I.P.. She was chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine in February 1990. For a time, she was known as Pamela Anderson Lee (or Pamela Lee) after marrying Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. Anderson is a member of the animal rights movement and has conducted campaigns condemning the commercial fur industry and promoting veganism through the animal welfarist organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. In 2006, she was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.


  3. Aubrey Graham
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    Aubrey Graham

    881,761 views

    Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986), better known as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He first garnered recognition for his role as Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He later rose to prominence as a rapper, releasing several mixtapes before signing to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment in June 2009.


  4. Jim Carrey
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    Jim Carrey

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    James Eugene Redmond "Jim" Carrey (/ˈkæri/; born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer. Known for his highly energetic slapstick performances, he has been described as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood.


  5. Emmanuelle Chriqui
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    Emmanuelle Chriqui

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    Emmanuelle Sophie Anne Chriqui (/ɨˈmænjuːl ˈʃrki/; born December 10, 1977) is a Canadian film and television actress. She is known for her performance on HBO's Entourage as Sloan McQuewick, as well as Dalia, the love interest of Adam Sandler's character in You Don't Mess with the Zohan. She is also known for her role on The Mentalist television series as Lorelei Martins, accomplice to Red John. In May 2010, she topped the AskMen.com Most Desirable Women of 2010 list.


  6. Anna Paquin
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    Anna Paquin

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    Anna Helene Paquin (/ˈpækwɪn/; born 24 July 1982) is a Canadian-born New Zealand actress. Her first film was The Piano, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in March 1994 at the age of 11, making her the second youngest winner in Oscar history. She later appeared in a number of successful films, including Fly Away Home, She's All That, Almost Famous, The Squid and the Whale, 25th Hour and the X-Men franchise as Rogue from Marvel Comics. Paquin is also known for her role as Sookie Stackhouse in the HBO series True Blood, for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama in 2009.


  7. Rick Fox
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    Rick Fox

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    Ulrich Alexander "Rick" Fox (born July 24, 1969) is a Canadian film and television actor and retired professional basketball player who last played for the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers in 2004.


  8. Yvonne De Carlo
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    Yvonne De Carlo

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    Yvonne De Carlo (born Margaret Yvonne Middleton; September 1, 1922 – January 8, 2007) was a Canadian-American actress, singer, and dancer whose career in film, television, and musical theatre spanned six decades.


  9. Alanis Morissette
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    Alanis Morissette

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    Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. Morissette began her career in Canada, and as a teenager recorded two dance-pop albums, Alanis (1991) and Now Is the Time (1992), under MCA Records Canada. Her first international album was the rock-influenced Jagged Little Pill, released in 1995. Jagged has sold more than 33 million units globally. Her following album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, was released in 1998.


  10. Joshua Jackson
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    Joshua Jackson

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    Joshua Browning Carter Jackson (born June 11, 1978) is a Canadian-American actor. He has appeared in primetime television and in over 32 film roles. His well known roles include Pacey Witter in Dawson's Creek, Charlie Conway in The Mighty Ducks film series, Peter Bishop in Fringe, and Cole Lockhart in The Affair. Jackson won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the Canadian independent film One Week.


  11. Paul Anka
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    Paul Anka

    117,624 views

    Paul Albert Anka, OC (born July 30, 1941) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. Anka became famous in the late 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s with hit songs like "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder", and "(You're) Having My Baby". He wrote such well-known music as the theme for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and one of Tom Jones's biggest hits, "She's a Lady", as well as the English lyrics for Frank Sinatra's signature song, "My Way", which has been covered by many including Elvis Presley. He was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2005.


  12. Sarah Chalke
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    Sarah Chalke

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    Sarah Chalke (/ˈɔːk/; born August 27, 1976) is a Canadian-American actress known for portraying Dr. Elliot Reid on the NBC/ABC comedy series Scrubs, the second Rebecca "Becky" Conner on the ABC sitcom Roseanne, Stella Zinman in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, and Beth on Adult Swim's adult animated science fiction series Rick and Morty. She has also had a recurring role in the third season of the ABC/TBS sitcom Cougar Town.


  13. Rae Dawn Chong
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    Rae Dawn Chong

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    Rae Dawn Chong (born February 28, 1961) is a Canadian-American actress. She is best known for her roles in the films Quest for Fire (1981), The Color Purple (1985), Commando (1985), and Time Runner (1993). She has become a naturalized United States citizen.


  14. Lisa Jakub
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    Lisa Jakub

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    Lisa Jakub (born December 27, 1978) is a Canadian-American writer, and a former child actress. She is best known for her roles in Mrs. Doubtfire as Lydia Hillard and Independence Day as Alicia Casse.


  15. Michael J. Fox
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    Michael J. Fox

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    Michael Andrew Fox, OC (born June 9, 1961), known as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and advocate. With a film and television career spanning from the 1970s, Fox's roles have included Marty McFly from the Back to the Future trilogy (1985–1990); Alex P. Keaton from NBC's Family Ties (1982–1989), for which he won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award; and Mike Flaherty in ABC's Spin City (1996–2001), for which he won an Emmy, three Golden Globes, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.


  16. Lolita Davidovich
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    Lolita Davidovich

    82,225 views

    Lolita Davidovich (born July 15, 1961) is a Canadian film and television actress.


  17. Anne Helm
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    Anne Helm

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    Anne Helm (born September 12, 1938) is a retired actress, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and a current resident of Pasadena, California.


  18. Norma Shearer
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    Norma Shearer

    64,479 views

    Edith Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was a Canadian-American actress, and a major Hollywood star from 1925 through 1942. Her early films cast her as a spunky ingenue, but in the Pre-Code film era, she played sexually liberated women. She excelled in drama, in comedy, and in period roles. She gave well-received performances in adaptations of Noël Coward, Eugene O'Neill, and William Shakespeare. She was nominated six times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won once, for her performance in the 1930 film The Divorcee.


  19. Jason Priestley
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    Jason Priestley

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    Jason Bradford Priestley (born August 28, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor and director. He is best known as the virtuous Brandon Walsh on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 and for his role starring as Richard "Fitz" Fitzpatrick in the show Call Me Fitz.


  20. Megan Follows
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    Megan Follows

    58,318 views

    Megan Elizabeth Laura Diana Follows (born March 14, 1968) is a Canadian/American actress, best known to international audiences for her roles as Anne Shirley in the 1985 Canadian television miniseries Anne of Green Gables and two of its sequels and as Catherine de' Medici in the television series Reign.


  21. Hank Snow
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    Hank Snow

    51,849 views

    Clarence Eugene "Hank" Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999) was a celebrated Canadian country music artist. In a career that spanned nearly 50 years, he recorded 140 albums and charted more than 85 singles on the Billboard country charts from 1950 until 1980. His number one hits include the self-penned songs "I'm Moving On", "The Golden Rocket" and famous versions of "I Don't Hurt Anymore", "Let Me Go, Lover!", "I've Been Everywhere", "Hello Love", as well as other top 10 hits.


  22. Fay Wray
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    Fay Wray

    51,730 views

    Vina Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-born American actress most noted for playing the female lead in King Kong. Through an acting career that spanned 57 years, Wray attained international renown as an actress in horror movie roles. She was one of the first "scream queens".


  23. Margot Kidder
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    Margot Kidder

    50,564 views

    Margaret Ruth "Margot" Kidder (born October 17, 1948) is a Canadian-American actress. She rose to fame in 1978 for her role as Lois Lane in the film Superman, opposite Christopher Reeve, and her reprisal of the role in the three following sequels.


  24. Gregory Smith
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    Gregory Smith

    53,651 views

    Gregory Edward Smith (born July 6, 1983) is a Canadian American actor. He began working as a child actor in the mid-1980s, initially appearing in several made-for-video and television films. Smith has since appeared in several Hollywood films, and has become known for his role as Ephram Brown on the television series Everwood, and more recently as Dov Epstein on Rookie Blue.


  25. Mary Pickford
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    Mary Pickford

    44,990 views

    Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979) was a Canadian-American motion picture actress, writer, director and producer. She was co-founder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


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