80. Dylan Bruce
Dylan Bruce
Born: Vancouver, British Columbia
Claim to Fame: Actor
Bruce may be recognized now for his role as Paul, the beefcake foil with questionable motives for series star Tatiana Maslany on Space’s sci-fi thriller, Orphan Black but the hunky actor actually got his start in soaps, inhabiting the role of Dr. Chris Hughes on As The World Turns. He’d become the last actor to play the role before its cancellation in 2010.

79. Dina Pugliese
Dina Pugliese
Born: Toronto, Ontario
Claim to Fame: TV Personality
Pugliese is one of Toronto’s most familiar faces when it comes to television hosting. She currently serves as host of CityTV’s Breakfast Television, taking over for Liza Fromer in 2006. However, she’s also hosted Canada’s Got Talent as well as the Much Music VJ Search and the annual New Year’s Eve telecast in Nathan Phillips Square.

78. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
Jacqueline Macinnes Wood
Born: Windsor, Ontario
Claim to Fame: Actor
Wood got her start in acting at the age of 18, when she moved to Toronto to pursue a career in acting. She studied at Ryerson University before landing the part of bad girl Steffy Forrester, daughter of Hunter Tylo’s Taylor Forrester on the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful. Since originating the role in 2008, Wood has been nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards for her portrayal. She also appeared in the horror film, Final Destination 5 in 2011 as well as on the CW show Arrow where she played the original sister of Katie Cassidy’s Laurel Lance.

77. Sandra Oh
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals
Born: Ottawa, Ontario
Claim to Fame: Actor
Oh has quickly become one of the most critically-beloved Canadian actors, snagging five award nominations (including a Golden Globe and Screen Actor’s Guild win) for her portrayal as fan favourite, Christina Yang on the medical soap opera, Grey’s Anatomy. She’s also appeared in movies such as Sideways and Under the Tuscan Sun.

76. Joshua Jackson
Joshua Jackson
Born: Vancouver, British Columbia
Claim to Fame: Actor
It’s hard to imagine the groundbreaking WB teen drama, Dawson’s Creek without Pacey Witter. The (then-14-year-old) bad boy character made headlines following a storyline involving an affair with his teacher, shattering the family-friendly image the network had carefully cultivated. Jackson has since moved on to less-salacious roles, developing an intensely strong fanbase as Peter Bishop on the sci-fi thriller, Fringe.

75. Missy Peregrym
Missy Peregrym
Born: Montreal, Quebec
Claim to Fame: Actor
Peregrym made her feature film debut in 2006, nabbing the lead role alongside Jeff Bridges in the gymnastics comedy, Stick It. She’s since carved out an impressive television career for herself, appearing in shows like Life As We Know It, Heroes and Reaper before going on to star in the police drama, Rookie Blue.

74. Amanda Crew
Amanda Crew
Born: Langley, British Columbia
Claim to Fame: Actor
Since breaking out in shows like 15/Love and Whistler, Crew has become one of the most in-demand Vancouver actresses. She’s appeared in movies like Final Destination 3, She’s the Man and John Tucker Must Die but scored her first Hollywood leading role in the movie Charlie St. Cloud where she played the object of Zac Efron’s affections. Up next for the actress is a supporting role in the Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs, starring Ashton Kutcher.

73. Enuka Okuma
Enuka Okuma
Born: Vancouver, British Columbia
Claim to Fame: Actor
Okuma has amassed a large body of work in her career but it’s roles on shows like Sue Thomas F.B. Eye and 24 that introduced her to Canadian audiences. She can currently be seen in her juiciest role to date, as a strong-willed detective Traci Nash grieving the loss of her fiancé on the police drama, Rookie Blue.

72. Hayden Christensen
Hayden Christensen
Born: Vancouver, British Columbia
Claim to Fame: Actor
The force is strong with Christensen who’s best known for playing a young Anakin Skywalker also known as Darth Vader.

71. Kathleen Robertson
Kathleen Robertson
Born: Hamilton, Ontario
Claim to Fame: Actor
Robertson may have grown up north of the United States but she’s best known to audiences soaking up the California sun as Clare Arnold on Beverly Hills 90210. She reunited with co-star Tori Spelling in 2001 for the movie Scary Movie 2 before appearing alongside Kelsey Grammar on the Starz drama, Boss. Earlier this year, Robertson played Gordie Howe’s wife, Colleen in the CBC biopic, Mr. Hockey.


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