Canadians on Star Trek

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1. William Shatner

Actor | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, displaying heady comedic talent and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise.

Shatner was born ...

2. Sharon Acker

Actress | Happy Birthday to Me

Although she was presented in 1969 the first Film Star of Tomorrow by The Motion Picture Exhibitors of Canada, the status of Sharon Acker as a star never materialized. Not that she was inactive, quite the opposite, but she worked almost only for TV and appeared only in a few undistinguished movie ...

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3. John Colicos

Actor | The Changeling

John Colicos was born on December 10, 1928 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Changeling (1980), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Battlestar Galactica (1978). He was married to Mona McHenry. He died on March 6, 2000 in Toronto.

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4. Nicole de Boer

Actress | Cube

Nicole de Boer began her acting career as a child in her hometown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A shy child, she one day came home and, to the astonishment of her family, told them she had gotten the lead in the play "The Wizard of Oz". With the blessing of her parents, her grandmother helped her to ...

5. James Doohan

Actor | Star Trek

James Doohan was born on March 3, 1920 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as James Montgomery Doohan. He is known for his work on Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991). He was married to Wende Doohan, Anita ...

6. Bruce Gray

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Most Canadians would know Bruce Gray as the star of the TV series Traders (Gemini Award), but most Americans would recognize him as the Father of the groom in My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Although he began his acting career on stage in the 60s, he quickly moved into daytime dramas: contracted to ...

7. Tom Jackson

Actor | Cold Pursuit

One of Canada's most popular actors and country folk singers, Jackson is also well known as an entrepreneur. He was born to Rose, a Cree mother and Marshall, an English father on the One Arrow Reserve in Saskatchewan, Canada. His family moved to Namao, Alberta when he was seven years old. He moved ...

8. Kerrie Keane

Actress | Hitting Home

Kerrie Keane has performed on stage and in film and TV for over 30 years. She graduated from McMaster University, Ontario, Canada with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, and studied acting with master teachers in Canada and the USA.

In film, she has starred opposite John Lithgow (Distant Thunder ...

9. Alison Pill

Actress | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress.

She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to ...

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10. John Pyper-Ferguson

Actor | Suits

John Pyper-Ferguson was born on February 27, 1964 in Mordiallic, Australia. He is an actor, known for Suits (2011), The Last Ship (2014) and Unforgiven (1992).

11. Duncan Regehr

Actor | The Monster Squad

Duncan Regehr was born in Lethbridge, Alberta and raised in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. In his youth he distinguished himself as a champion figure skater, then had his own radio program at age 16. Regehr was also an Olympic boxing contender, and a classically trained Shakespearean stage ...

12. Percy Rodrigues

Actor | Star Trek

A symbol of intelligence, leadership and moral strength in his various 1960s and 1970s roles, African-Canadian actor Percy Rodrigues rose in Hollywood stature during the late 1960s following a couple of earlier Broadway appearances. The serenely handsome, distinguished-looking actor also became ...

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13. Michael Sarrazin

Actor | They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Owning a pair of the most incredibly soulful and searching eyes you'll ever find, Michael Sarrazin's poetic drifters crept into Hollywood unobtrusively on little cat's feet, but it didn't take long for him to make his mark. Quiet yet uninhibited, the lean, laconic, fleshy-lipped actor with the ...

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14. Linda Thorson

Actress | The Avengers

The adventurous Canadian-born actress, who would invariably be known as the brunette dish who replaced Diana Rigg on the highly popular The Avengers (1961) spy series, was born Linda Robinson on June 18, 1947, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The second of four children of a math and physics teacher, ...

15. Barbara Williams

Actress | White House Down

Barbara Williams was born on October 19, 1953 in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for White House Down (2013), Justice on Wheels: The Diana Kilmury Story (1996) and Breach of Faith: A Family of Cops II (1997).

16. Stephen Markle

Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation

Stephen Markle was born on September 26, 1945 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Invasion U.S.A. (1985) and JAG (1995). He was married to Deborah Dietrich and Leslie Monthan. He died on November 6, 2018 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

17. Leslie Hope

Director | Lost in Space

Leslie Hope was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and is a dual citizen of the US and Canada. She has directed several episodes of television including 'Lost In Space', 'The Order', 'The Murdoch Mysteries', 'Van Helsing', Ghost Wars', and 'Aftermath'. Leslie produced and directed the ...

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

18. Paul Popowich

Actor | The Expanse

Paul Popowich has had a career that has spanned more than twenty years. When he was age 15, he landed his first professional acting role in the feature Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller with La Fete Productions. He has been series lead on such shows as "Catwalk", "Twice in a Lifetime" and "The ...

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

19. Stephen McHattie

Actor | Pontypool

Stephen McHattie was born on February 3, 1947 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada as Stephen McHattie Smith. He is an actor and director, known for Pontypool (2008), The Fountain (2006) and Watchmen (2009). He is married to Lisa Houle. They have three children. He was previously married to Meg Foster...

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

20. Derek McGrath

Actor | Charlie Bartlett

Derek McGrath was born on June 4, 1951 in Porcupine, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Charlie Bartlett (2007), My Secret Identity (1988) and Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987).

Star Trek: Voyager

21. Allan Royal

Actor | Night Heat

Allan Royal was born on August 17, 1944 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Night Heat (1985), Amerika (1987) and Code Name: Eternity (1999).

Star Trek: Voyager

22. Alan Scarfe

Actor | Lethal Weapon 3

Alan Scarfe was born on June 8, 1946 in London, England as Alan John Scharfe. He is an actor, known for Lethal Weapon 3 (1992), Seven Days (1998) and Double Impact (1991). He has been married to Barbara March since August 1979. They have one child. He was previously married to Sara Botsford.

Star Trek: Voyager

23. Len Cariou

Actor | About Schmidt

Len Cariou was born on September 30, 1939 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Leonard Joseph Cariou. He is an actor, known for About Schmidt (2002) and Blue Bloods (2010). He has been married to Heather Summerhayes since October 25, 1986. He was previously married to Susan Barbara Kapilow and Patricia...

Star Trek: Voyager

24. Rosemary Forsyth

Actress | Ghosts of Mars

A tall, slender, highly attractive blonde, Canadian-born leading lady Rosemary Forsyth was born in Montreal. In the mid 1960s, she was groomed by Universal after a stretch as a model and a sprinkling of small time TV parts. The soft, demure beauty showed quite a bit of promise amid the rugged ...

Star Trek: Voyager

25. Lori Hallier

Actress | My Bloody Valentine

Lori Hallier was born on July 8, 1959 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for My Bloody Valentine (1981), Star Trek: Voyager (1995) and Strange Days at Blake Holsey High (2002).

Star Trek: Voyager

26. Louis Ferreira

Actor | Shooter

Louis Ferreira was born on February 20, 1966 in Terceira, Açores, Portugal as Luís Ferreira. He is an actor and producer, known for Shooter (2007), Saw IV (2007) and Motive (2013).

Star Trek: Voyager



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