People from Oshawa

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Oshawa city councillors

    Oshawa city councillors

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  2. Sportspeople from Oshawa

    Sportspeople from Oshawa

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  1. A.J. Cook

    A.J. Cook


    Andrea Joy "A. J." Cook (born July 22, 1978) is a Canadian actress known for her role as Supervisory Special Agent Jennifer "JJ" Jareau in the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. She has also appeared in films such as The Virgin Suicides (1999), Out Cold (2001), and Final Destination 2 (2003).

  2. Sean Avery

    Sean Avery


    Sean Christopher Avery (born April 10, 1980) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. During his career in the National Hockey League (NHL), he played left wing for the Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings, Dallas Stars and New York Rangers, gaining recognition for his agitating playing style and controversial behavior both on and off the ice. He is also known for his eclectic interests, having worked in fashion, most notably as an intern at Vogue magazine; as a model; and as a restaurateur. He finished his 12-year career with a total of 90 goals, 247 points and 1,533 penalty minutes in 580 games.

  3. Shalom Harlow

    Shalom Harlow


    Shalom Harlow (born December 5, 1973) is a Canadian model and actress.

  4. Tonya Lee Williams

    Tonya Lee Williams


    Tonya Lee Williams (born Tonya Maxine Williams on July 12, 1958) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her role as Dr. Olivia Barber Winters on the American soap opera The Young and the Restless, from 1990 to 2005 and for a brief time in 2007 and 2008.

  5. Suzie Pollard

    Suzie Pollard


    Suzie Pollard (born October 13, 1980 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a Canadian actress. She was one of the stars in the television series Beyond the Break as Dawn Preston. She has also had guest appearances on CSI: NY and Malcolm in the Middle.

  6. James Neal

    James Neal


    James Neal (born September 3, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger and an alternate captain for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL). While playing junior with the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), he was selected 33rd overall by the Dallas Stars in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

  7. Greg Kean

    Greg Kean


    Gregory Kean Williams (born September 27, 1962) is a Canadian television actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Clancy Lass in the television series Dead Like Me.

  8. Joe Nieuwendyk

    Joe Nieuwendyk


    Joseph "Joe" Nieuwendyk (born September 10, 1966) is a Canadian former National Hockey League (NHL) player. He was a second round selection of the Calgary Flames, 27th overall, at the 1985 NHL Entry Draft and played 20 seasons for the Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, New Jersey Devils, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Florida Panthers. He is one of only 10 players in NHL history to win the Stanley Cup with three different teams, winning titles with Calgary in 1989, Dallas in 1999 and New Jersey in 2003. A two-time Olympian, Nieuwendyk won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2002 winter games. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011 and his uniform number 25 was honoured by the Flames in 2014. Joe Nieuwendyk was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2014.

  9. Philip Akin

    Philip Akin


    Philip Akin (born April 18, 1950) is a Canadian actor.

  10. Perdita Felicien

    Perdita Felicien


    Perdita Felicien (born August 29, 1980 in Pickering, Ontario) is a retired Canadian hurdler. Felicien is a former world champion in the 100 m hurdles and multiple medalist at both the indoor and outdoor world championships. She has won two silver medals at the Pan American Games in the event as well. The Canadian record in 100 m hurdles was set in 2004 and continues to be held by Felicien today. She was the first Canadian woman to ever win a medal at the World Championships.

  11. Jerry Edmonton

    Jerry Edmonton


    Gerald Michael "Jerry" Edmonton (October 24, 1946 – November 28, 1993), born Gerald McCrohan, was the drummer for the rock band Steppenwolf.

  12. Lori Yates

    Lori Yates


  13. Mars Bonfire

    Mars Bonfire


    Dennis Edmonton (born 21 April 1943 in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada), also known by the stage name Mars Bonfire, is a Canadian rock musician and songwriter, best known for writing the hit song "Born to Be Wild" for Steppenwolf.

  14. Barbara Underhill

    Barbara Underhill


    Barbara Ann Underhill (born June 24, 1963 in Port Elgin, Ontario) is a Canadian former pair skater. With partner Paul Martini, she is the 1984 World champion, the 1979–1983 Canadian national champion, and the 1978 World Junior champion. They represented Canada at the 1980 Winter Olympics, where they placed 9th, and at the 1984 Winter Olympics, where they placed 7th. In 2009 she was named to the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame.

  15. Nigel Wilson

    Nigel Wilson


    Nigel Edward Wilson (born January 12, 1970) is a Canadian former Major League Baseball player from Oshawa, Ontario. He played for the Florida Marlins, Cincinnati Reds, and Cleveland Indians. He also spent six highly successful seasons in Nippon Professional Baseball with the Nippon Ham Fighters and Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes. He now owns a sports training facility in Ajax, Ontario.

  16. Donald Jackson

    Donald Jackson


    Donald Jackson (born 14 January 1938, Lancashire, England) is a British calligrapher, official scribe and calligrapher to the Crown Office of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Jackson is artistic director of The Saint John's Bible, a hand-written and illuminated Bible commissioned by the Benedictine monastery of Saint John's Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota, United States of America. He is the author of The Story of Writing and The Calligrapher's Art.

  17. Patrick Burns (businessman)

    Patrick Burns (businessman)


    Patrick Burns (July 6, 1856 – February 24, 1937) was a Canadian rancher, meat packer, businessperson, senator, and philanthropist. A self-made man of wealth, he built one of the world's largest integrated meat-packing empires, P. Burns & Co., becoming one of the wealthiest Canadians of his time. He is honoured as one of the Big Four western cattle kings who started the Calgary Stampede in Alberta in 1912. While making his fortune in the meat industry, ranching was his true passion. Burns' 700,000 acres (2,800 km2) of cattle ranches covered so vast an area of Southern Alberta that he could travel from Cochrane to the US border without ever leaving his land. In 1931, he was appointed to the Canadian Senate as a representative for Alberta. On October 16, 2008, the Calgary Herald named Burns as Alberta's Greatest Citizen.

  18. Harry Hess

    Harry Hess


    Harry Hess (born July 5, 1968) is a Canadian record producer, singer and guitarist best known as the former frontman for the Canadian hard rock band Harem Scarem.

  19. Dale Hawerchuk

    Dale Hawerchuk


    Dale Hawerchuk (born April 4, 1963) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for 16 seasons. He won the NHL's Calder Memorial Trophy as the league's Rookie of the Year in 1982 and was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in his second year of eligibility in 2001. He is currently the head coach of the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League. Hawerchuk was born in Toronto, Ontario, but grew up in Oshawa, Ontario.

  20. Adam Baboulas

    Adam Baboulas


    Adam Baboulas (born April 5, 1987 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a professional Canadian football offensive lineman} who most recently played for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted 41st overall by the BC Lions in the 2010 CFL Draft and signed a contract with the team on May 25, 2010. He played college football for the Saint Mary's Huskies.

  21. Kathryn Humphreys

    Kathryn Humphreys


    Kathryn Humphreys (born 19 September 1970 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a Canadian sports anchor for CityNews at Five, CityNews at Six and CityNews Tonight. She was previously with CityNews Weekend which she joined in March 1997.

  22. Andy Stewart

    Andy Stewart


    Andrew David Stewart (born December 5, 1970) is a former Major League Baseball player for the Kansas City Royals.

  23. Derek Gillespie

    Derek Gillespie


    Derek Gillespie (born 6 July 1978) is a Canadian professional golfer who has played on the Canadian Tour, where he has won twice and the Tour.

  24. Stan Cockerton

    Stan Cockerton


    Stan Cockerton (born May 19, 1955) was an All-American lacrosse player for the NC State Wolfpack men's lacrosse team from 1977 to 1980, leading the Wolfpack to its only NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship tournament appearance in 1979.

  25. Shawn Thornton

    Shawn Thornton


    Shawn Thornton (born July 23, 1977) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey forward, currently playing for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League.

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