Canadian people of Swedish descent

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Swedish emigrants to Canada

    Swedish emigrants to Canada

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  1. Hayden Christensen

    Hayden Christensen


    Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981) is a Canadian-American actor and producer. He began his career on Canadian television at the age of 13, then diversified into American television in the late 1990s. He was praised for his acting as Sam in Life as a House, which earned him nominations for both the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. He was also nominated to the Saturn Award for Best Actor and earned the Cannes Film Festival Revelation Award for the Star Wars movies. He gained international fame for his portrayal of the young Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Christensen was additionally edited into the end of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

  2. Malin Akerman

    Malin Akerman


    Malin Maria Åkerman (born May 12, 1978) is a Swedish Canadian actress, model and singer. She is best known as an actress, first making appearances in several Canadian productions. In the early 2000s, she had many television and film parts, including The Utopian Society (2003) and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004). Following a supporting role on the comedy series The Comeback (2005), Åkerman gained her first starring roles in the feature films The Heartbreak Kid (2007) and 27 Dresses (2008).

  3. Tricia Helfer

    Tricia Helfer


    Tricia Janine Helfer (born April 11, 1974) is a Canadian model and actress. She is best known for playing the humanoid Cylon Number Six in Ronald D. Moore's re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series (2004–09) and for voicing Sarah Kerrigan, the Queen of Blades, in the Starcraft 2 trilogy.

  4. Jill Hennessy

    Jill Hennessy


    Jillian Noel "Jill" Hennessy (born November 25, 1968) is a Canadian actress and musician. She is most known for her roles on the American television series Law & Order, on which she played prosecutor Claire Kincaid for three seasons, and Crossing Jordan, in which she played the lead character, Jordan Cavanaugh, for six seasons. She has also acted in films such as RoboCop 3 and Most Wanted, and the independent films Chutney Popcorn and The Acting Class, the latter of which she also wrote and co-directed.

  5. Eric Lindros

    Eric Lindros


    Eric Bryan Lindros (/ˈlɪndrɒs/; born February 28, 1973) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Lindros played junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) for the Oshawa Generals prior to being chosen first overall in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft by the Quebec Nordiques. He refused to play for the Nordiques and was eventually traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in June 1992 in exchange for a package of players and draft picks including Peter Forsberg. During his OHL career, Lindros led the Generals to a Memorial Cup victory in 1990. Prior to being drafted in 1991, Lindros captured the Red Tilson Trophy as the Most Outstanding Player in the OHL, and also was named the CHL Player of the Year. Lindros was born in London, Ontario, but grew up in Toronto.

  6. Chelsea Hobbs

    Chelsea Hobbs


    Chelsea Raelle Hobbs (born February 18, 1985) known professionally as Chelsea Hobbs is a Canadian actress. She has appeared in such roles as Gerda in the 2002 film Snow Queen and the ABC Family teen drama Make It or Break It as Emily Kmetko.

  7. Kylie Bunbury

    Kylie Bunbury


    Kylie Bunbury (born January 30, 1989) is a Canadian-American actress. Bunbury is best known for her role as Lacey Porter in the ABC Family series Twisted.

  8. Jennifer Granholm

    Jennifer Granholm


    Jennifer Mulhern Granholm (born February 5, 1959) is a Canadian-born American politician, educator, author, and political commentator who served as Attorney General and 47th Governor of the State of Michigan. A member of the Democratic Party, Granholm became Michigan's first female governor on January 1, 2003 when she succeeded Governor John Engler. Granholm was reelected on November 7, 2006 and was sworn in for her second – and, owing to term limits, final – term on January 1, 2007. She was a member of the presidential transition team for Barack Obama before he assumed office on January 20, 2009. After leaving public office, Granholm took a position at the University of California, Berkeley and, with her husband Daniel Mulhern, coauthored A Governor's Story: The Fight for Jobs and America's Future, released in September 2011. Later she became host of The War Room with Jennifer Granholm on Current TV.

  9. Noot Seear

    Noot Seear


    Noot Seear (born Renata Seear; October 5, 1983) is a Canadian fashion model and actress.

  10. Peter Outerbridge

    Peter Outerbridge


    Peter Outerbridge (born June 30, 1966) is a Canadian actor, best known for his role as Ari Tasarov in the CW action series Nikita, Dr. David Sandström in the TMN series ReGenesis, Henrik "Hank" Johanssen in Orphan Black, Bob Corbett in Bomb Girls, William Easton in Saw VI and George Brown in the television film John A.: Birth of a Country. He also played the lead role of Detective William Murdoch in a three-episode mini-series, The Murdoch Mysteries, in its initial run on Canadian television, with two episodes shown in 2004 and a third in 2005.

  11. Ingrid Kavelaars

    Ingrid Kavelaars


    Ingrid Kavelaars (born March 20, 1971 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian film actress.

  12. Cale Hulse

    Cale Hulse


    Cale D. Hulse (born November 10, 1973) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. He was a defenceman.

  13. Lonny Chin

    Lonny Chin


    The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1983. Playboy magazine names their Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year.

  14. Chris Kramer

    Chris Kramer


    Chris Kramer (born May 14, 1975) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for the starring role of Morgan Pym, in the Citytv television show The Collector (TV series).

  15. Ned Sparks

    Ned Sparks


    Ned Sparks (November 19, 1883 – April 3, 1957) was a Canadian-born character actor of the American stage and screen. Sparks was known for his deadpan expression and deep, gravelly voice.

  16. Jay McCaslin

    Jay McCaslin


    Jason Paul "Cone" McCaslin (born September 3, 1980) is a Canadian musician. He is the bass guitarist and backing vocalist of the band Sum 41 and Music Producer. He joined the band in February 1999. Sum 41 was signed by Island Records in December 1999.

  17. Jacqueline Hennessy

    Jacqueline Hennessy


    Jacqueline Hennessy (born November 25, 1968) is a Canadian journalist, television host, and occasional actress. She is the identical twin sister of actress Jill Hennessy.

  18. Monique Kavelaars

    Monique Kavelaars


    Monique Kavelaars (born March 20, 1971) is a Canadian fencer. She was part of Team Canada's women's epée team who finished fourth at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. She trains and lives in Toronto. She belongs to the Toronto Fencing Club.

  19. Tove Christensen

    Tove Christensen


    Tove Christensen (born February 20, 1973) is a Canadian film producer and actor, and the older brother of Golden Globe Award-nominated actor Hayden Christensen.

  20. Karen Magnussen

    Karen Magnussen


    Karen Diane Magnussen, OC (born April 4, 1952) is a Canadian former competitive figure skater. She is the 1972 Olympic silver medalist and 1973 World champion.

  21. Bryce Soderberg

    Bryce Soderberg


    Bryce Dane Soderberg (born April 10, 1980) is a Canadian musician and songwriter, best known as the bassist and vocalist for American rock band Lifehouse.

  22. Pamela Wallin

    Pamela Wallin


    Pamela Wallin, OC SOM (born April 10, 1953) is a former Canadian television journalist and diplomat. On January 2, 2009, she was appointed to the Canadian Senate, where she sat as a Conservative until May 17, 2013 when she decided to leave the caucus until an audit into her expense claims was complete. On November 5, 2013 the Senate voted to suspend Wallin without pay for two years for alleged theft from the public purse.

  23. Brett Lindros

    Brett Lindros


    Brett Alexander Blake Lindros (born December 2, 1975 in London, Ontario and raised in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player. He is the younger brother of Eric Lindros.

  24. Sarah MacDougall

    Sarah MacDougall


    Sarah MacDougall is a Swedish Canadian singer/songwriter currently living in Whitehorse, Yukon. She has released three CDs: Across the Atlantic (2009), The Greatest Ones Alive (2011), and "Grand Canyon" (2015).

  25. Moe Berg (musician)

    Moe Berg (musician)


    Murray Kevin "Moe" Berg (born March 22, 1959 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and record producer, best known as the lead singer for the Toronto rock group The Pursuit of Happiness.

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