Canada's Walk of Fame

by Sylviastel | created - 05 May 2015 | updated - 11 May 2015 | Public

2012 1972 Canadian Summit Series Hockey Team

Juliette Cavazzi; 1999 induction; singer; hometown is Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Awarded the CM.

Crazy Canucks; 2006 induction; downhill skiing athletes; Various hometown. Collectively earned 107 top 10 World Cup finishes from 1978 to 1984. Members include Dave Irwin, Dave Murray, Steve Podborski, Jim Hunter, and Ken Read.

Jim Elder; 2003 induction; equestrian athlete; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Olympic Gold Medalist in 1968.

Terry Fox; 2013 induction; athlete, runner. Hometown is Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Youngest person to be awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada. He won the 1980 Lou Marsh Award as nation's top sportsman and named Canadian Newsmaker of the Year in both 1980 and 1981. He died at 22 from cancer.

Nancy Greene; 1999 induction; downhill skiing athlete. Hometown is Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Won a Gold and Silver Medal at the 1968 Winter Olympics; Canadian Female Athlete of the Half Century (1950-1997). Awarded the Officer of the Order of Canada.

Rick Hansen; 2007 induction; wheelchair athlete. Hometown is Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada. "Man in Motion" won a Gold Medal at the 1980 Summer Paralympics.

Clara Hughes; 2010 induction; speed skating athlete. Hometown is Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. one of Canada's most decorated Olympic athletes; won 2 bronze medals in cycling in 1996 and 4 medals (including a gold in 2006) in speed skating.

Harry Jerome; 2001 induction; sprinting athlete. Hometown is Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. Won an Olympic Bronze Medal in 1964.

The Kids in the Hall; 2008 induction; comedy troupe from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Members include Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson.

Steve Nash; 2008 induction; basketball athlete; Hometown is Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. born in Johannesburg, South Africa but raised from early childhood in Victoria. Won 2 consecutive NBA MVP awards.

Jean-Paul Riopelle; 2000 induction; painter; Hometown is Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Awarded Companion of the Order of Canada.

Second City Television or SCTV; 2002 induction; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Original members include John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Catherine O'Hara, Harold Ramis, Dave Thomas, and later Rick Moranis and Martin Short.

1. Bryan Adams

Soundtrack | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams rose to fame with the release of his third album, "Cuts Like a Knife" (1983). The album made him popular throughout the United States. However, it was his fourth album "Reckless" (1984), which is referred to as one of the best albums of the decade that made ...

1998 induction; musician; Hometown is Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Won 2 Grammy Awards and nominated for 3 Academy Awards for songwriting. He was unable to attend his 1998 induction and was later honored in a ceremony in 2008.

2. Pamela Anderson

Actress | Barb Wire

Pamela Denise Anderson was born on July 1, 1967 in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada at 4:08 PST, to young newlywed parents who are still married. During her childhood, she moved to the city of Vancouver with her parents, Barry Anderson and Carol Anderson. She has a younger brother Gerry, born ...

2006 induction; actress, model; Hometown is Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada; 5 time Playboy Cover Girl model and actress on "Baywatch."

3. Paul Anka

Soundtrack | No Way Out

Canadian-born Paul Anka first achieved success in the 1950s as a teenage singing star (and, for the times, an unusual one in that he wrote many of his own songs). Although he appeared in several films, and was quite believable as a nervous, hyper young soldier in The Longest Day (1962) (for which ...

2005 induction; singer, songwriter. Hometown is Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Credited with writing over 900 songs; member of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame and has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

4. Louise Arbour

Self | Payback

Louise Arbour was born on February 10, 1947 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2014 induction; jurist, lawyer, philanthropist; Hometown is Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1999 to 2004; United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 2004 to 2008; awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada.

5. Denys Arcand

Writer | Les invasions barbares

One of Québec's most politically aware filmmakers, Denys Arcand studied history at Université de Montréal, where he co-directed Alone or with Others (1962) with Denis Héroux and co-written with Stéphane Venne. He joined the National Film Board (NFB) in 1963, where his feature-length documentary on ...

2004 induction; Director. Hometown is Deschambault, Quebec, Canada. His 2003 film, "The Barbarian Invasions," was won the Academy Award for Foreign Language Film; awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada.

6. Jann Arden

Soundtrack | My Best Friend's Wedding

Jann Arden was born on March 27, 1962 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada as Jann Arden Richards. She is an actress, known for My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Wynonna Earp (2016) and The True Meaning of Christmas Specials (2002).

2006 induction; musician; Hometown is Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Winner of 8 Juno Awards.

7. Kenojuak Ashevak

Self | Eskimo Artist: Kenojuak

Kenojuak Ashevak was born on October 3, 1927. She was married to Johnniebo Ashevak, Itigajuaqujaku Pii and Joanasie Igiju. She died on January 8, 2013 in Cape Dorset, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.

2001 induction; painter, sculptor; Hometown is Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada. Awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada.

8. Margaret Atwood

Writer | The Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Margaret Eleanor Atwood. She is a writer and producer, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Alias Grace (2017) and Screen Two (1985). She was previously married to Jim Polk.

2001 induction; Author. Hometown is Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She won the Booker Prize for "The Blind Assassin," and awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada. Annual shortlist for Nobel Prize in Literature.

9. Dan Aykroyd

Writer | Blues Brothers 2000

Daniel Edward Aykroyd was born on July 1, 1952 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Lorraine Hélène (Gougeon), a secretary from a French-Canadian family, and Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer who advised prime minister Pierre Trudeau. Aykroyd attended Carleton University in 1969, where...

2002 induction; actor, comedian. Hometown is Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Nominated for an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor for "Driving Miss Daisy." original cast member of "Saturday Night Live."

10. Randy Bachman

Soundtrack | A Knight's Tale

Randy Bachman was born on September 27, 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Randolph Charles Bachman. He was previously married to Denise McCann and Lorayne Stevenson.

2012 induction; musician, singer; Hometown is Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He earned 120 gold and platinum album/singles awards and sold over 40 million records worldwide as a solo artist and various bands like "The Guess Who" and "The Bachman Turner Overdrive."

11. The Band

Soundtrack | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Lived together in a pink-colored house called "Big Pink", with the basement used as rehearsal space; their first album was titled "Music From Big Pink". Bob Dylan's jam sessions at the house were recorded, bootlegged, then later released officially as "The Basement Tapes".

2014 induction; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Honored with the Recording Academy's Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

12. Frances Bay

Actress | Blue Velvet

Cute, tiny, and prolific little old lady character actress Frances Bay worked constantly in both films and TV shows alike after making her debut at the age of 59 in life with a small part in the comedy Foul Play (1978) in 1978. She frequently portrayed eccentric elderly women and good-hearted ...

2008 induction; actress. Hometown is Manville, Alberta, Canada. Awarded a Gemini Award for "Road to Avonlea."

13. Jean Béliveau

Actor | Pour toujours, les Canadiens!

Jean Béliveau was born on August 31, 1931 in Trois-Riviéres, Quebec, Canada as Jean Arthur Béliveau. He was an actor, known for Pour toujours, les Canadiens! (2009), NHL Greatest Games in Montreal Canadiens History (2008) and Tout le monde en parle (2004). He was married to Élise Couture. He died ...

2001 induction; athlete and ice hockey; Hometown is Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, 2 Time NHL MVP and won 10 Stanley Cups. Awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada.

14. Alexander Graham Bell

Self | Animated Weekly, No. 12

Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was married to Mabel Hubbard. He died on August 2, 1922 in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada.

2001 induction; inventor; Hometown is Edinburgh, Scotland. Inventor of the telephone.

15. Pierre Berton

Writer | Zaza

Father: Francis Berton (actor); Mother: Caroline Samson (writer).

1998 induction; Hometown is Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. Winner of 4 Governor General Awards. Awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada.

16. Blue Rodeo

Soundtrack | Navy Seals

2009 induction; musicians originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Won 11 Juno Awards for 5 for Group of the Year.

17. Roberta L. Bondar

Self | Life and Times

Roberta L. Bondar was born on December 4, 1945 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada as Roberta Lynn Bondar.

2011 induction; astronaut; Hometown is Sault St. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Canada's first female astronaut.

2003 induction; Ice hockey coach; Hometown of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. 2 time NHL Coach of the Year. Coached 9 Stanley Cup winning teams and highest percentage in NHL history.

19. Johnny Bower

Self | Power Play

Johnny Bower was born on November 8, 1924 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada as John Kiszkan. He was married to Nancy. He died on December 26, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2007 induction; athlete, ice hockey; Hometown is Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame; two time Vezina Trophy, Won 4 Stanley Cups.

20. Kurt Browning

Actor | Aladdin on Ice

Kurt Browning was born on June 18, 1966 in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Aladdin on Ice (1995), Life After Hockey (1989) and The Great Skate Debate II (1998). He has been married to Sonia Rodriguez since June 30, 1996. They have two children.

2001 induction; figure skating athlete; Hometown is Carolina, Alberta, Canada. Four time World Figure Skating Champion.

21. Raymond Burr

Actor | Rear Window

Born Raymond William Stacy Burr on 21 May 1917 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Burr spent most of his early life traveling. As a youngster, his father moved his family to China, where the elder Burr worked as a trade agent. When the family returned to Canada, Raymond's parents separated. He ...

2009 induction; Actor. Hometown is New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. Inducted as a Canadian Legends Award Recipient. He was awarded 2 Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for "Perry Mason." He has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

22. James Cameron

Writer | Avatar

James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University before switching to English, and eventually dropping out. He then drove a truck to support his ...

2008 induction; Film director; Hometown is Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. Won 3 Academy Awards in 1997 for director, film editing, and picture for "Titanic." He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

23. John Candy

Actor | Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck (1989) and Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987). His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded.

Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in ...

1998 induction; Actor, comedian. Hometown is Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. Part of SCTV.

24. Jim Carrey

Actor | Bruce Almighty

Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...

1998 induction; Actor, comedian. Hometown is Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. Won 2 Golden Globe Awards for "The Truman Show" and "Man on the Moon." He was unable to attend the 1998 induction and was altered honored in 2004 ceremony.

25. Dean Caten

Costume_department | X Factor

Dean Caten is known for his work on X Factor (2008), Quelli che... il calcio (1993) and Operation Bobbi Bear (2014).

2009 induction; Dean and Dan Caten shared this honor. They are both fashion designers. Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Creators of Dsquared, a high end fashion label.

26. Dan Caten

Costume_department | X Factor

Dan Caten is known for his work on X Factor (2008), Quelli che... il calcio (1993) and Operation Bobbi Bear (2014).

2009 induction; Dean and Dan Caten shared this honor. They are both fashion designers. Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Creators of Dsquared, a high end fashion label.

27. Kim Cattrall

Actress | Sex and the City 2

Kim Victoria Cattrall was born on August 21, 1956 in Mossley Hill, Liverpool, England to Gladys Shane (Baugh), a secretary, and Dennis Cattrall, a construction engineer. At the age of three months, her family immigrated to Canada, where a large number of her films have been made. At age 11, she ...

2009 induction; Actress. Hometown is Little River, British Columbia, Canada. Born in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. She is best known for her portrayal of Samantha Jones in HBO's Sex in the City where she was awarded a Golden Globe Award.

28. George Chuvalo

Actor | The Fly

George Chuvalo was Canada's greatest heavyweight boxer. In a career which spanned three decades and 93 fights, Chuvallo fought 6 world heavyweight champions, and failed in two attempts to capture the World Heavyweight Title. George a muscular 6 feet 210 pounder, turned pro in 1956 at age 18 and ...

2005 induction; Athlete, boxing; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Member of the World Boxing Hall of Fame.

2002 induction; circus troupe. Hometown is Baie-Saint Paul, Quebec, Canada. A world renowned circus troupe that originated in Canada and was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

30. David Clayton-Thomas

Soundtrack | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

David Clayton-Thomas was born on September 13, 1941 in Surrey, England as David Henry Thomsett.

2010 induction; Musician, frontman. Hometown is Willowdale, Ontario, Canada. Lead singer and frontman for "Blood, Sweat, & Tears." Won 3 Grammy Awards and a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

31. Tom Cochrane

Soundtrack | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Tom Cochrane was born on May 14, 1953 in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Canada. He is married to Kathy Cochrane. They have two children.

2009 induction; musician. Hometown is Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Won 6 Juno Awards including Single of the Year, "Life is a Highway."

2005 induction; music producer, concert promoter; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

33. Alex Colville

Self | Alex Colville: The Splendour of Order

Alex Colville was born on August 24, 1920 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was married to Rhoda Wright. He died on July 16, 2013 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.

2002 induction; painter, printmaker. Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Awarded Officer of the Order of Canada.

34. Pierre Cossette

Producer | The Switched-On Symphony

Pierre Cossette was born on December 15, 1923 in Valleyfield, Québec, Canada as Pierre Maurice Joseph Cossette. He is known for his work on The Switched-On Symphony (1970), The 30th Annual Grammy Awards (1988) and The Manipulator (1971). He was married to Mary and Dorothy Foy. He died on September ...

2005 induction; music producer. Hometown is Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada. Executive producer of Grammy Award for 35 years. Awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

35. Toller Cranston

Actor | Romeo and Juliet on Ice

Toller Cranston was born on April 20, 1949 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Toller Shalitoe Montague Cranston. He was an actor and writer, known for Romeo and Juliet on Ice (1983), Cowboy Bebop (1998) and I Am a Hotel (1983). He died on January 24, 2015 in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico.

2003 induction; figure skating athlete, coach; Hometown is Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Won the Olympic Bronze Medal in Men's figure skating in 1976.

36. David Cronenberg

Director | The Fly

David Cronenberg, also known as the King of Venereal Horror or the Baron of Blood, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1943. His father, Milton Cronenberg, was a journalist and editor, and his mother, Esther (Sumberg), was a piano player. After showing an inclination for literature at an early...

1999 induction; director. Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Awarded Officer of the Order of Canada. Winner of the Cannes Lifetime Achievement Award.

37. Hume Cronyn

Actor | Cocoon

Hume Cronyn was born on July 18, 1911 in London, Ontario, Canada as Hume Blake Cronyn Jr. He was an actor and producer, known for Cocoon (1985), Shadow of a Doubt (1943) and *batteries not included (1987). He was married to Susan Cooper, Jessica Tandy and Emily Woodruff. He died on June 15, 2003 in...

1999 induction; actor. Hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. Nominated for Academy Award in 1944 for best supporting actor in "The Seventh Cross." Legendary stage actor with first wife, Jessica Tandy. They were honored with the Kennedy Center Honors.

38. Burton Cummings

Soundtrack | Stay

Burton Cummings got his start in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada performing in a number of bands. Ultimately, the Guess Who became one of the most popular of all rock bands in the 1970s. Cummings came into contact with several other Winnipeg musicians. Randy Bachman was part of the Guess Who for many ...

2011 induction; musician. Hometown is Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Lead singer for "The Guess Who," 6 time Juno Award winner.

39. Céline Dion

Soundtrack | Titanic

Hailing from the small town of Charlemagne, Québec, Céline Dion has become one of the all-time greatest singers. Céline was born in 1968, the youngest of 14 children. Early in childhood, she sang with her siblings in a small club owned by her parents. From these early experiences, Céline gained the...

1999 induction; singer; Hometown is Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada. Won 5 Grammy Awards. Awarded Member of the Order of Canada and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

40. Shirley Douglas

Actress | Dead Ringers

Shirley Douglas was born on April 2, 1934 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada. She is known for her work on Dead Ringers (1988), Wind at My Back (1996) and Lolita (1962). She was previously married to Donald Sutherland.

2004 induction; actress. Hometown is Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada. Won a Gemini Award and awarded the Member of the Order of Canada.

41. Linda Evangelista

Actress | L'Oréal: Récital Préférence

Linda Evangelista was born on May 10, 1965 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for L'Oréal: Récital Préférence (2007), The Sunday Show (1995) and Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story (2017). She was previously married to Gérald Marie.

2003 induction; Supermodel; Hometown is St. Catherine's, Ontario, Canada.

42. Robert Ezrin

Soundtrack | Artificial Intelligence: AI

Robert Ezrin was born in Canada.

2013 induction; Music producer; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Canadian music producer and keyboardist.

43. Timothy Findley

Writer | The Wars

Timothy Findley was born on October 30, 1930 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Timothy Irving Frederick Findley. He was a writer and actor, known for The Wars (1983), Don't Let the Angels Fall (1969) and Dieppe 1942 (1979). He was married to Janet Reid. He died on June 20, 2002 in Brignoles, Var, ...

2002 induction; Author, playwright; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Won 1 Governor General's Award.

44. Maureen Forrester

Actress | The Adventures of Tintin

Maureen Forrester was born on July 25, 1930 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. She was an actress, known for The Adventures of Tintin (1991), Alien Resurrection (1997) and Les passagers (1999). She was married to Eugene Kash. She died on June 16, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2000 induction; singer. Hometown is Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Canada's Grand Dame of Song.

45. David Foster

Soundtrack | The Secret of My Success

David Foster was born on November 1, 1949 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada as David Walter Foster. He has been married to Katharine McPhee since June 28, 2019. He was previously married to Yolanda Hadid, Linda Thompson, Rebecca L. McCurdy and B.J. Cook.

2002 induction; music producer, composer, musician; Hometown is Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Won 15 Grammy Awards as producer including 3 for Producer of the Year. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards for Best Song.

46. Michael J. Fox

Actor | Back to the Future

Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Phyllis Fox (née Piper), a payroll clerk, and William Fox. His parents moved their 10-year-old son, his three sisters, Kelli Fox, Karen, and Jacki, and his brother Steven, to Vancouver, British Columbia, ...

2000 induction; Actor. Hometown is Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Won 3 Primetime Emmy Awards and 1 Golden Globe Award for "Family Ties." and 1 Emmy Award and 3 Golden Globe Awards for "Spin City." Awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was unable to attend his 2000 induction and was later honored at a 2008 ceremony.

47. Brendan Fraser

Actor | The Mummy

Brendan James Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Canadian parents Carol Mary (Genereux), a sales counselor, and Peter Fraser, a journalist and travel executive. He is of Irish, Scottish, German, Czech, and French-Canadian ancestry. As his parents frequently moved, Brendan can claim ...

2006 induction. Actor. Hometown is Indianapolis, Indiana but raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was was part of the Screen Actors Guild Award winning cast of the film, "Crash."

48. Nelly Furtado

Actress | Max Payne

Nelly Furtado was born on December 2, 1978 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada as Nelly Kim Neto Furtado. She was previously married to Demacio Castellon.

2010 induction; Musician and singer. Hometown is Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. 5 time Juno Award winner and Grammy Award winner for her song, "I'm Like a Bird."

49. Victor Garber

Actor | Argo

Victor Garber has been in some of the most memorable projects of the past four decades. Victor has recently appeared in The Slap (2015), The Flash (2014), Motive (2013) and Web Therapy (2011). He is currently staring in Greg Berlanti's new DC Comics Superhero series "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" for ...

2013 induction; Actor. Hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. film, stage, television, musical theatre, television actor and singer.

50. Glenn Gould

Soundtrack | Unbreakable

Glenn Herbert Gould was born Glen Gold on September 25, 1932, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His mother was a great-grand niece of Edvard Grieg. Young Gould was playing with piano from the age of 3, and started regular lessons with his mother from the age of 4. At the age of 10 Gould was admitted to ...

1998 induction; musician. Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and won 4 Grammy Awards.

51. Robert Goulet

Actor | The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

Robert Gerard Goulet was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, to a family of French-Canadian origin. He was the son of Jeanette (Gauthier) and Joseph Georges André Goulet. After hearing his son sing "Lead Kindly Light", in their church hall, his father told him, "I'm proud of you, son". A few weeks ...

2006 inductino; singer, actor. Hometown is Lawrence, Massachussets but raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He won a Grammy Award in 1963 for Best New Artist, a Tony Awrd for Best Performance by A Leading Actor in a Musical in 1968 got "The Happy Time." He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

52. Wayne Gretzky

Actor | D2: The Mighty Ducks

Wayne Gretzky, nicknamed "The Great One, " is widely considered the greatest hockey player of all-time. At the time of his retirement at the end of the 1998-99 NHL season he was the NHL's all-time scoring leader in Goals, Assists & Points in both the regular season & Stanley Cup Playoffs. He led ...

2002 induction; ice hockey athlete. Hometown is Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Highest scoring player in NHL history. 9 time NHL MVP. won 4 Stanley Cups and was named Canadian Male Athlete of the Half Century (1950-1999).

53. The Guess Who

Soundtrack | American Beauty

Members have included Randy Bachman, Gary Peterson, Jim Kale, Domenic Troiano, Bill Wallace, Donnie McDougall, Greg Leskiw, Burton Cummings, Terry Hatty, Carl Dixon, Vance Masters, Dale Russell, Leonard Shaw, Kurt Winter, Laurie MacKenzie, Derek Sharp, Chad Allan, Bob Ashley, Bruce Decker, Tim ...

2001 induction. Musicians. Hometown is Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. First Canadian band to have a No. 1 single in the United States.

54. Monty Hall

Producer | Let's Make a Deal

Monty Hall was born Maurice Halperin on August 25, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba in 1945. He's the father of Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason, television writer/director Sharon Hall, and Emmy Award winner ...

2002 induction; game show host, humanitarian. Hometown is Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Host of "Let's Make a Deal" and also has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

55. Rex Harrington

The January Man

Rex Harrington was born on October 30, 1962 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. He is known for his work on The January Man (1989), This Is Wonderland (2004) and King (2011).

2005 induction; ballet dancer. Hometown is Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Awarded the Officer of the Order of Canada.

56. Evelyn Hart

Actress | Faces of Dance

Evelyn Hart was born on April 4, 1956 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Faces of Dance (1996), II (2012) and ...Things That Go Bump in the Night (2008).

2000 induction; ballet dancer; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada.

57. Phil Hartman

Actor | NewsRadio

Phil Hartman was born Philip Edward Hartmann on September 24, 1948, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. His surname was originally "Hartmann", but he later dropped the second "n". He was one of eight children of Doris Marguerite (Wardell) and Rupert Loebig Hartmann, a salesman. He was of German, Irish, ...

2012 induction; actor, voice actor, comedian. Hometown is Brantford, Ontario, Canada. inducted as a Canadian Legends Award Recipient. Known as the Man of a Thousand Voices. He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

58. Ronnie Hawkins

Actor | Heaven's Gate

Ronnie Hawkins was born on January 10, 1935 in Huntsville, Arkansas, USA. He is an actor, known for Heaven's Gate (1980), Renaldo and Clara (1978) and Prom Night II (1987).

2002 induction; musician; Hometown is Huntsville, Arkansas and lived an adult life in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and later Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

59. Jeff Healey

Soundtrack | Road House

Norman Jeffrey "Jeff" Healey (March 25, 1966 - March 2, 2008) was a Canadian blues and rock singer and guitarist who obtained large notoriety in America also. He lost his sight as a child due to a rare form of eye cancer. That never seemed to effect his music career as Jeff scored a top 5 hit on ...

2014 induction; musician; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Grammy Award nominee and Juno Award winner. Inducted as Cineplex Legends Award recipients.

60. Jill Hennessy

Actress | Crossing Jordan

Jill Hennessy will next be seen in Showtime's newest drama "City on a Hill" with Kevin Bacon, executive produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Jill starred in the special event series "Shots Fired" on FOX and was the lead in the Mike Clattenburg comedy "Crawford" on CBC. She was a guest star in ...

2007 induction; actress. Hometown is Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

61. Doug Henning

Actor | The Magic Show

Doug Henning was born on May 3, 1947 in Fort Garry, Manitoba, Canada as Douglas James Henning. He was a writer, known for The Magic Show (1983), World of Magic (1977) and Doug Henning's World of Magic (1976). He was married to Debby Douillard and Barbara De Angelis. He died on February 7, 2000 in ...

2010 induction; magician. Hometown is Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Inducted as Canadian Legends Award recipient.

62. Arthur Hiller

Director | Love Story

Arthur Hiller was born on November 22, 1923 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He was a director and producer, known for Love Story (1970), The Hospital (1971) and See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989). He was married to Gwen Hiller. He died on August 17, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

2002 induction; director, actor; Hometown is Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Won the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for "Love Story." Awarded an Officer of the Order of Canada.

63. Gordie Howe

Actor | E.N.G.

Gordie Howe was born on March 31, 1928 in Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada as Gordon Howe. He was an actor, known for E.N.G. (1989), Here's Hockey (1953) and Greatest Sports Legends (1972). He was married to Colleen Joffa. He died on June 10, 2016 in Toledo, Ohio, USA.

2000 induction; ice hockey athlete. Hometown is Floral, Saskatchewan, Canada. Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. 6 time NHL MVP and winner of 4 Stanley Cups.

64. William Hutt

Actor | Great Performances

William Hutt was born on May 2, 1920 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as William Ian DeWitt Hutt. He was an actor, known for Great Performances (1971), The Statement (2003) and Folio (1955). He died on June 27, 2007 in Stratford, Ontario.

2000 induction; stage actor; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Acted in the Stratford Shakespeare Festival since 1953. Awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada.

2012 induction; football athlete. Hometown is Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. a 3 time winner of the CFL's Most Outstanding Player AWard and named of the Most Outstanding Canadian 4 times.

66. Lou Jacobi

Actor | Irma la Douce

Lou Jacobi was born on December 28, 1913 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Louis Harold Jacobovitch. He was an actor, known for Irma la Douce (1963), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) and I.Q. (1994). He was married to Ruth Ludwin. He died on October 23, ...

1999 induction; actor. Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

67. Ferguson Jenkins

Self | King of the Hill

Ferguson Jenkins was born on December 13, 1942 in Chatham, Ontario, Canada as Ferguson Arthur Jenkins Jr. He was previously married to Lydia Farrington, Maryanne Miller and Kathy Williams.

2001 induction; baseball athlete. Hometown is Chatham, Ontario, Canada. Won the National League Cy Young Award in 1971, inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

68. Norman Jewison

Director | In the Heat of the Night

Norman Frederick Jewison was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Dorothy Irene (Weaver) and Percy Joseph Jewison, who managed a post office and a convenience store. His mother was an English immigrant, and his father was of English and Ulster-Scots descent. Jewison got his BA at Victoria College, ...

1998 induction; director; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards for Best Director for "In the Heat of the Night," "Fiddler on the Roof," and "Moonstruck." Awarded the Irvin Thalberg Award in 1999. Awarded the Companion of the Order of Canada. Awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

69. Lynn Johnston

Writer | For Better or for Worse: A Storm in April

Lynn Johnston was born on May 28, 1947 in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada as Lynn Ridgway. She is known for her work on For Better or for Worse: A Storm in April (1996), For Better or for Worse: The Bestest Present (1985) and For Better or for Worse: A Valentine from the Heart (1993). She was ...

2003 induction; cartoonist. Hometown is Collingwood, Ontario, Canada. Creator of "For Better or For Worse." Won a Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year in 1985.

70. Karen Kain

Actress | The Magic of Aladdin

Karen Kain was born on March 28, 1951 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada as Karen Alexandria Kain. She is an actress, known for The Magic of Aladdin (1989), Seeing Things (1981) and Adolphe Adam Giselle (1976). She has been married to Ross Petty since May 28, 1983.

1998 induction; ballet dancer. Hometown is Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Awarded Companion of the Order of Canada.

71. John Kay

Soundtrack | Star Trek: First Contact

John Kay was born on April 12, 1944 in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany as Joachim Fritz Krauledat. He has been married to Jutta Maue since 1966. They have one child.

2004 induction; musician, frontman; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Born in Germany, moved to Canada as a teenager, and began his musical career in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Frontman for Steppenwolf Band.

72. Craig Kielburger

Self | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Craig Kielburger was born in Thornhill, Ontario in 1982. He is the founder of the WE Movement, which is a family of charities empowering people to help their local communities and to make a difference around the world.

Kielburger received his undergraduate degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from ...

2013 induction; he and Marc were humanitarian and activists originally from Thornhill, Ontario, Canada.

73. Diana Krall

Soundtrack | Public Enemies

Diana Jean Krall was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, to Adella A. (Wende), an elementary school teacher, and Stephen James Krall, an accountant. She has Czech, German, English, and Scottish ancestry. Krall was raised in Nanaimo, a small community on Vancouver Island, where she began ...

2004 induction; musician and singer; Hometown is Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. Won a Grammy Award and 3 Juno Awards.

74. k.d. lang

Soundtrack | Twister

k.d. lang was born on November 2, 1961 in Consort, Alberta, Canada as Kathryn Dawn Lang.

2008 induction; musician and singer. Hometown is Consort, Alberta, Canada. Won 4 Grammy Awards and 3 Juno Awards.

75. Daniel Lanois

Soundtrack | Sling Blade

Daniel Lanois was born on September 19, 1951 in Hull, Québec, Canada.

2005 induction; music producer. Hometown is Hull, Quebec, Canada. Producer won 7 Grammy Awards including Producer of the Year in 1993.

76. Mario Lemieux

Self | Pittsburgh Penguins Greatest Games DVD Set - Volume 2

Mario Lemieux was born on October 5, 1965 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Joseph Roger Mario Lemieux. He has been married to Nathalie Asselin since June 26, 1993. They have four children.

2004 induction; ice hockey athlete. Hometown is Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, Olympic Gold Medalist in 2002, 3 time NHL MVP and winner of 2 Stanley Cups.

77. Robert Lepage

Actor | La face cachée de la lune

Robert Lepage is one of the foremost stage directors today and a leading figure in the Canadian avant garde, attracting particular attention for his multimedia-rich theatrical presentations as well as his innovative work with Shakespearian drama and opera.

2001 induction; director and playwright; Hometown is Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Former director of the Canadian Opera Company.

78. Eugene Levy

Actor | A Mighty Wind

Eugene Levy is an award-winning actor, writer, and producer. He has appeared in more than 60 motion pictures to date, eight of which having topped the $100M mark. The box office success of films such as Bringing Down The House, Cheaper By the Dozen 2, and Father Of The Bride Part II have ...

2006 induction; Comedian; Hometown is Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Member of SCTV, won 2 primetime Emmy Awards and a Grammy.

79. Gordon Lightfoot

Soundtrack | We Are Marshall

Gordon Lightfoot is perhaps the most accomplished and well-known singer/songwriter to ever come out of Canada. He is internationally known for such monumental folk/pop/rock hits as "Sundown", "If You Could Read My Mind", "Early Mornin' Rain", "Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald" and many more. His ...

1998 induction; musician and singer; Hometown is Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Won 16 Juno Awards; nominated for 5 Grammy Awards; inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1986 and awarded Companion of the Order of Canada.

80. Rich Little

Actor | Christmas Carol

Born in Canada, Rich Little got his start just like almost every other comic of his time - night clubs. he was a very popular comic in these clubs, but if there was one thing Rich was best known for, it was impersonations. He studied the voices of many stars his whole life, stars like James Stewart...

1998 induction; impressionist; Hometown is Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

81. Guy Lombardo

Soundtrack | Never Let Me Go

Guy Lombardo was born on June 19, 1902 in London, Ontario, Canada as Gaetano Albert Lombardo. He was married to Lilliebell Glenn. He died on November 5, 1977 in Houston, Texas, USA.

2002 induction; bandleader; Hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. Member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and awarded 3 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

82. Howie Mandel

Producer | Bobby's World

The story goes that huggable stand-up comedian Howie Mandel, who ran a carpet business once upon a time, began his show biz career by chance while catching amateur night at the Comedy Store on the L.A. Sunset Strip during a vacation. Goaded on by friends to try out, a producer spotted him, hired ...

2009 induction; game show host, actor, comedian; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Comedian known for his roles in "Bobby's World" and "St. Elsewhere" and game show host of "Deal of No Deal." He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

83. Louis B. Mayer

Producer | The Great Secret

Mayer was born Lazar Meir in the Ukraine and grew up in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada after his parents fled Russian oppression in 1886. He had a brutal childhood, raised in poverty and suffering physical and emotional abuse from his nearly-illiterate peddler father. In the early 1890s, he ...

2004 induction; Hollywood pioneer. Hometown is Minsk, Belarus. Founder and head of Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) Studios. He was raised in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

84. Rachel McAdams

Actress | The Notebook

Rachel Anne McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay (Gale), a nurse, and Lance Frederick McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 ...

2014 induction; Actress. Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Won a Gemini Award for "Slings and Arrows" in 2004; nominated for Screen Actors Guild for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for "Midnight in Paris."

85. Eric McCormack

Actor | Will & Grace

Eric was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He attended Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute (the same school Mike Myers attended) and also attended Sir John A. MacDonald Collegiate, named after Canada's first Prime Minister. With the support of his parents (his father was also an aspiring actor)...

2010 induction; Actor. Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Won a primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series "Will & Grace."

86. Sarah McLachlan

Soundtrack | Charlotte's Web

Sarah McLachlan was born on January 28, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Sarah Ann McLachlan. She was previously married to Ashwin Sood.

2012 induction; singer, songwriter; Hometown is Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Won 3 Grammy Awards and 8 Juno Awards.

87. Lorne Michaels

Producer | Saturday Night Live

Lorne Michaels was born on November 17, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Lorne Michael Lipowitz. He is a producer and writer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Kids in the Hall (1988) and 30 Rock (2006). He has been married to Alice Barry since 1991. They have three children. He was ...

2003 induction; Producer; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Creator and executive producer of "Saturday Night Live" and "The Kids in the Hall."

88. Joni Mitchell

Soundtrack | Two Weeks Notice

Joni Mitchell is one of the most highly regarded and influential songwriters of the 20th century. Her melodious tunes support her poetic and often very personal lyrics to make her one of the most authentic artists of her time. As a performer she is widely hailed for her unique style of playing ...

2000 induction; Singer; Hometown is Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada. Member of the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame. won 9 Grammy Awards. Awarded a Companion of the Order of Canada.

89. Alanis Morissette

Soundtrack | Dogma

Alanis Nadine Morissette was born in Ottawa, Canada, on June 1st 1974. Alanis' Greek name is a feminine version of her father's name, Alan. Her mother's name's Georgia and she has two brothers: Chad and Wade (Alanis' Twin). She learned to play the piano at age 6 and the guitar at age 21. In 1986 ...

2005 induction; singer, actress; Hometown is Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. won 12 Juno Awards and 7 Grammy Awards.

90. Farley Mowat

Writer | The Snow Walker

Farley Mowat was born on May 12, 1921 in Belleville, Ontario, Canada as Farley McGill Mowat. He was a writer, known for The Snow Walker (2003), Never Cry Wolf (1983) and Lost in the Barrens (1990). He was married to Claire Wheeler and Francis Thornhill. He died on May 6, 2014 in Port Hope, Ontario.

2010 induction; author; Hometown is Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Author awarded Officer of the Order of Canada.

91. Robert N. Munsch

Writer | The Paper Bag Princess

Robert N. Munsch was born on June 11, 1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert Norman Munsch. He is a writer and actor, known for The Paper Bag Princess, Love You Forever (2008) and A Bunch of Munsch (1991). He has been married to Ann Beeler since 1973.

2009 induction; children's author. Hometown is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Has lived and worked in Guelph, Ontario, Canada since 1975. Awarded Member of the Order of Canada.

92. Anne Murray

Soundtrack | Zodiac

Anne Murray is a major recording star. She has won numerous Grammy Awards, American Music Awards, as well as a number of Juno Awards in her native Canada. Anne lives in Toronto, Canada with her husband and two children. She has sold over 24 million records. She is known for such hits as "Snowbird",...

1998 induction; singer; Hometown is Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada. Winner of 4 Grammy Awards; has 24 gold or platinum albums. Awarded Companion of the Order of Canada.

93. Mike Myers

Actor | Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Michael John Myers was born in 1963 in Scarborough, Ontario, to Alice E. (Hind), an officer supervisor, and Eric Myers, an insurance agent. His parents were both English, and had served in the Royal Air Force and British Army, respectively.

Myers' television career really started in 1988, when he ...

2003 induction; actor, comedian; Hometown is Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Emmy Award winner and awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

94. Daniel Nestor

Self | Wimbledon

Daniel Nestor was born on September 4, 1972 in Belgrade, Serbia as Danijel Nestorovic. He has been married to Natasha Gavrilovic since July 24, 2005.

2011 induction; tennis athlete; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. born in Yugoslavia. Won over 70 ATP doubles titles, including 7 grand slams and a gold medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics.

95. Nickelback

Soundtrack | The Punisher

Their CD "Silver Side Up" has gone 2 times platinum in Australia.

2007 induction; musicians; Hometown is Hanna, Alberta, Canada. won 12 Juno Awards, sold most 30 million records worldwide.

96. Leslie Nielsen

Actor | Airplane!

Leslie William Nielsen was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and raised in Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), Northwest Territories. His mother, Mabel Elizabeth (Davies), was Welsh. His father, Ingvard Eversen Nielsen, was a Danish-born Mountie and a strict disciplinarian. Leslie studied at the Academy of ...

2001 induction; actor, comedian; Hometown is Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Awarded the Officer of the Order of Canada and a Star of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

97. Sandra Oh

Actress | Sideways

Sandra Oh was born to Korean parents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Oh Junsu, a businessman, and her mother, Oh Young-Nam, a biochemist, were married in Seoul, Korea. They both attended graduate school at the University of Toronto. Sandra began her career as a ballet ...

2011 induction; actress. Hometown is Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. won a Golden Globe Award for Beset Supporting Actress.

98. Catherine O'Hara

Actress | Best in Show

Canadian actress, writer, and comedian, Catherine O'Hara gained recognition as one of the original cast members on the Canadian television sketch comedy show SCTV (1976). On the series, she impersonated the likes of Lucille Ball, Tammy Faye Bakker, Gilda Radner, Katharine Hepburn, and Brooke Shields...

2007 induction; actress, comedian; Hometown is Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Member of SCTV and won a Primetime Emmy Award.

99. Bobby Orr

Actor | A Shot at Glory

Considered by many to be the greatest hockey player of all time, Bobby Orr revolutionized professional hockey. In his years with the Boston Bruins, he epitomized grace and elegance in the way he played and such was his talent that it remains difficult, if not impossible, to quantify his impact on ...

1998 induction; ice hockey athlete. Hometown is Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada. Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, 8 time Norris Trophy winner for best NHL defenseman. 3 time NHL MVP winner and won 2 Stanley Cups.

2001 induction; polka musician; Hometown is Duparquet, Quebec, Canada. "The Polka King" won 3 Grammy Awards for Best Polka Album.



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