Canadian people of Romanian descent

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Sophia Santi

    Sophia Santi


    Sophia Santi (born December 6, 1981), formerly known as Natalia Cruze, is a Canadian pornographic actress and director.

  2. Irina Lazareanu

    Irina Lazareanu


    Irina Lăzăreanu (born 8 June 1982) is a Romanian Canadian model.

  3. Tatiana Maslany

    Tatiana Maslany


    Tatiana Gabrielle Maslany (born September 22, 1985) is a Canadian actress. She has starred in television series such as The Nativity, Being Erica, Heartland, and Orphan Black. In 2013, she won an ACTRA for her role as Claire in the film Picture Day, and a Phillip Borsos Award for her performance in the film Cas & Dylan. Other notable films starring Maslany are Diary of the Dead and Eastern Promises, the latter of which she narrated.

  4. Steven Cojocaru

    Steven Cojocaru


    Steven Cojocaru (/ˈkkɑːr/; born July 4, 1970), is a Canadian television fashion critic. He was born in Montreal, Quebec into a Romanian Jewish family. Cojocaru started out as a magazine columnist and eventually began working on American television shows as a correspondent and interviewer on Entertainment Tonight, The Today Show, The Insider and Access Hollywood.

  5. Daniel Negreanu

    Daniel Negreanu


    Daniel Negreanu (/nɨˈɡrɑːn/; born July 26, 1974) is a Canadian professional poker player who has won six World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and two World Poker Tour (WPT) championship titles. The independent poker ranking service Global Poker Index (GPI) has recognised Negreanu as the best poker player of the past decade.

  6. David Steinberg

    David Steinberg


    David Steinberg (born August 9, 1942) is a Canadian comedian, actor, writer, director, and author. At the height of his popularity, during the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was one of the best-known comics in the United States. He appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson more than 130 times (second only to Bob Hope in number of appearances) and served as guest host 12 times, the youngest person ever to guest-host. Steinberg directed several films and episodes of many of the most successful television situation comedies of the last twenty years, including Seinfeld, Friends, Mad About You, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and more than 35 episodes of Designing Women.

  7. Paul Bley

    Paul Bley


    Paul Bley, CM (born November 10, 1932), is a pianist known for his contributions to the free jazz movement of the 1960s as well as his innovations and influence on trio playing. Bley has been a long-time resident of the United States. His music characteristically features strong senses both of melodic voicing and space.

  8. Simcha Jacobovici

    Simcha Jacobovici


    Simcha Jacobovici (/ˈsɪm.hə jəˈkbɵvɪ/; born April 4, 1953) is an Israeli Canadian film director, producer, freelance journalist, and writer.

  9. Alfred J. Gross

    Alfred J. Gross


    Alfred J. Gross (February 22, 1918 – December 21, 2000), a.k.a. Irving J. Gross was a pioneer in mobile wireless communication. He created and patented many communications devices, specifically in relation to an early version of the walkie-talkie, Citizens' Band radio[1], the telephone pager[2] and the cordless telephone. Despite the successes of these inventions, his patents expired too early to make any amount of money from them.

  10. Lucian Bute

    Lucian Bute


    Lucian Bute (born February 28, 1980) is a Romanian Canadian professional boxer who has fought out of Montreal for most of his career. Currently fighting at light heavyweight, he is a former IBF super middleweight champion and was ranked #1 super middleweight in the world by The Ring magazine.

  11. Abdominal (rapper)

    Abdominal (rapper)


    Andy Bernstein (born February 7, 1974), better known by his stage name Abdominal, is a rapper from Toronto, Canada.

  12. Paul Kligman

    Paul Kligman


    Paul Kligman (1923 – 29 August 1985) was a Canadian actor.

  13. Ben Bassarab

    Ben Bassarab


    Benjamin Bassarab (born March 3, 1960 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian former professional wrestler, best known for his appearances with Stu Hart's Stampede Wrestling promotion throughout the 1980s.

  14. Ion Croitoru

    Ion Croitoru


    Ion (John) William Croitoru (born December 7, 1965) is a Canadian former professional wrestler of Romanian descent. He was born and raised in Ontario, Canada. To wrestling fans, Croitoru is better known by his ring names, Johnny K-9 and Bruiser Bedlam. He competed in several Canadian wrestling promotions, including Stampede Wrestling, and later wrestled for New Japan Pro Wrestling, Smoky Mountain Wrestling, and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). He wrestled as a jobber in the WWF, but he was booked to win titles in several other promotions.

  15. Murray Koffler

    Murray Koffler


    Murray Bernard Koffler, OC OOnt (born January 22, 1924) is a Canadian pharmacist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best known for creating the Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart.

  16. Sorel Etrog

    Sorel Etrog


    Sorel Etrog, CM (August 29, 1933 – February 26, 2014) was a Romanian-born Canadian artist, writer, and philosopher best known for his work as a sculptor. He specialised in modern art works and contemporary sculpture.

  17. Ernest Klein

    Ernest Klein


    Ernest David Klein, OC (July 26, 1899 – February 4, 1983) was a Romanian-born Canadian linguist, author, and rabbi.

  18. Dylan Moscovitch

    Dylan Moscovitch


    Dylan David Moscovitch (born 23 September 1984) is a Canadian pair skater who competes with Lubov Iliushechkina. With former partner Kirsten Moore-Towers, he is the 2013 Four Continents silver medalist, 2014 Olympic team event silver medalist, and 2011 Canadian national champion.

  19. Larry Zeidel

    Larry Zeidel


    Lazarus "Larry, Rock" Zeidel (June 1, 1928 – June 17, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman, most notably for the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, for whom he played nine seasons.

  20. Sharon Fichman

    Sharon Fichman


    Sharon Fichman (born December 3, 1990) is a Canadian professional tennis player. She plays for Canada but holds both Israeli and Canadian citizenships.

  21. Catherine Pogonat

    Catherine Pogonat


    Catherine Pogonat is a radio and television host from Montreal, known for her role in musical and cultural diversity of province of Quebec. Born to a Romanian father and a Québécoise mother , she started at the Moncton University radio station CKUM-FM while studying Information-Communication at the Université de Moncton in Moncton, New Brunswick. She was noticed by the producers of Radio-Canada show Bande à part and was invited to host their show. During four years as a voice of Bande à part she introduced many new and not yet recognized artists to a wider audience. When Bande à part relocated to Montreal, she moved with the show back to her city.

  22. Dan Hanganu

    Dan Hanganu


    Dan S. Hanganu, CM OQ (born 27 January 1939) is a Romanian-born Canadian architect. Based in Montreal, Quebec, he has designed a number of prominent Quebec buildings, including the new wing of the Pointe-à-Callière Museum, the HEC Montréal building, the concert Hall of Rimouski, the UQAM design school and several other mixed-use, commercial, residential and cultural buildings in Montreal, Europe and Asia. Hanganu has an impressive list of awards and publications to his credit including the Order of Canada, the Governor General's award and was also awarded the RAIC gold medal in 2008 for lifetime achievement.

  23. Dan Fornade

    Dan Fornade


    Dan Fornade (b. Timisoara, August 28, 1951) is an author and teacher.

  24. Hannah Moscovitch

    Hannah Moscovitch


    Hannah Moscovitch (born June 5, 1978) is a Canadian playwright. She is best known for her plays East of Berlin, The Russian Play, and This Is War.

  25. David Popescu (politician)

    David Popescu (politician)


    J. David Popescu is a perennial candidate for public office in the Canadian city of Sudbury, Ontario, who has run in several federal, provincial and municipal elections. He was convicted of willfully promoting hatred against homosexuals in August 2009.

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