Canadian Best Comedians. List of Funny Canadians and Comic Actors.
1. James Eugene Carrey
Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and producer.
Born: January 17, 1962 (age 55), Newmarket, Canada
Height: 1.88 m
TV shows: In Living Color, The Duck Factory, The All-Night Show, Kidding
Spouse: Lauren Holly (m. 1996–1997), Melissa Womer (m. 1987–1995)
Movies: Me, Myself & Irene, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Majestic, Bruce Almighty, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, Fun with Dick and Jane, The Number 23, Horton Hears a Who!, Yes Man, I Love You Phillip Morris, A Christmas Carol, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Kick-Ass 2, Dumb and Dumber To, The Bad Batch, True Crimes,..
2. Leslie William Nielsen
Leslie Nielsen, OC was a Canadian actor, comedian, and producer.
Born: February 11, 1926, Regina, Canada
Died: November 28, 2010, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Height: 1.85 m
Buried: Fort Lauderdale’s Evergreen Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale
Spouse(s): Monica Boyar (m. 1950; div. 1956), Alisande Ullman (m. 1958; div. 1973)
Brooks Oliver (m. 1981; div. 1983), Barbaree Earl (m. 2001; his death 2010)
Movies and TV shows: Family Guy, Robson Arms, Lipshitz Saves the World, Zeroman, Chilly Beach, Katie and Orbie, Stonerville, Stan Helsing, Slap Shot 3: The Junior League, An American Carol, Superhero Movie, Scary Movie 4, Santa Who?, Safety Patrol, Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult, Chance of a Lifetime, All I Want for Christmas, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, Home Is Where the Hart Is,…
3. Daniel Edward Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter, musician, and businessman.
Born: July 1, 1952 (age 65), Ottawa, Canada
Height: 1.85 m
Spouse: Donna Dixon (m. 1983)
Children: Danielle Aykroyd, Stella Irene August Aykroyd, Belle Kingston Aykroyd
Movies and TV shows: Workin’ Moms, Behind the Candelabra, Happily Divorced, The Defenders, Family Guy, According to Jim, Home Improvement, Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, Get on Up, Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, The Campaign, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, Intern Academy, 50 First Dates, Shortcut to Happiness, Christmas with the Kranks, Christmas with the Kranks, Unconditional Love, The House of Mirth, …
4. Philip Edward “Phil” Hartman
Phil Hartman was a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter and graphic artist.
Born: September 24, 1948, Brantford, Canada
Died: May 28, 1998, Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death: Murder by shooting
Spouse: Brynn Hartman (m. 1987–1998), Lisa Strain (m. 1982–1985), Gretchen Lewis (m. 1970–1972)
Children: Birgen Anika Hartman, Sean Edward Hartman
Movies and TV shows: Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, The Second Civil War, 3rd Rock from the Sun, The Ren & Stimpy Show, Caroline in the City, The Dana Carvey Show, Night Stand with Dick Dietrick, The John Larroquette Show, Buster & Chauncey’s Silent Night, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Stuart Saves His Family, So I Married an Axe Murderer, How I Got Into College, …
5. Michael Andrew Fox
Michael J. Fox known professionally as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and activist.
Born: June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Canada
Height: 1.63 m
Full name: Michael Andrew Fox
Spouse: Tracy Pollan (m. 1988)
Children: Sam Michael Fox, Aquinnah Kathleen Fox, Schuyler Frances Fox, Esmé Annabelle Fox
Movies and TV shows: Back to the Future, Light of Day, The Secret of My Success, Bright Lights, Big City, Doc Hollywood, For Love or Money, Blue in the Face, The American President, The Frighteners, Stuart Little, Stuart Little, Being Canadian, The Good Wife, Boston Legal,…
6. Seth Aaron Rogen
Seth Rogen is an American-Canadian actor, comedian, and filmmaker.
Born: April 15, 1982 in Vancouver, Canada
Height: 1.8 m
Years active: 1998–present
Spouse: Lauren Miller (m. 2011)
Residence: Sonoma County, California, U.S.
Movies: The Disaster Artist, Sausage Party, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, The Night Before, The Interview, This Is the End, Steve Jobs, The Guilt Trip, The Green Hornet, Funny People, Knocked Up, 50/50, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, …
7. Thomas B. Kin Chong
Tommy Chong is a Canadian-American comedian, actor, writer, and cannabis rights activist.
Born: May 24, 1938 (age 79), Edmonton, Canada
Height: 1.85 m
Spouse: Shelby Chong (m. 1975), Maxine Sneed (m. 1960–1970)
Children: Rae Dawn Chong, Robbi Chong, Precious Chong, Paris Chong, Gilbran Chong
Nationality: American, Canadian
Movies and TV shows: Zootopia, Lennon or McCartney, The Fluffy Movie, Cheech & Chong’s Animated Movie, Up in Smoke, Get Out of My Room, Life After Sex, After Hours, Yellowbeard, Uncle Grandpa, Dancing with the Stars, The Millers, WWE Raw, Franklin and Bash, MADtv,…
8. Ryan Rodney Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian actor.
Born: October 23, 1976 (age 40), Vancouver, Canada
Height: 1.88 m
Spouse: Blake Lively (m. 2012), Scarlett Johansson (m. 2008–2011)
Children: Ines Reynolds, James Reynolds
Siblings: Terry Reynolds, Patrick Reynolds, Jeff Reynolds
Movies: Deadpool 2, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, Life, No Good Deed, Criminal, Deadpool, Woman in Gold, Mississippi Grind, A Million Ways to Die in the West, The Captive, The Voices, Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle, Just Friends, The Amityville Horror, National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, Coming Soon, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Top Gear, Family Guy, Saturday Night Live, School of Life, Two Guys and a Girl, When Friendship Kills,…
9. Howard Michael Mandel
Howie Mandel is a Canadian comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor.
Born: November 29, 1955 (age 61), Toronto, Canada
Height: 1.78 m
Spouse: Terry Mandel (m. 1980)
Movies: Little Monsters, Gremlins, Walk Like a Man, A Fine Mess
Children: Alex Mandel, Jackie Mandel, Riley Mandel
TV shows: America’s Got Talent, Deal or No Deal, Bobby’s World, St. Elsewhere, The Howie Mandel Show, Howie Do It,…
10. Michael Austin Cera
Michael Cera is a Canadian actor and musician.
Born: June 7, 1988 in Brampton, Canada
Height: 1.75 m
Years active: 1999–present
Albums: True That, Candela
Music group: The Long Goodbye
Siblings: Molly Cera, Jordan Cera
Movies and TV shows: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Superbad, Blazing Samurai, Molly’s Game, How to Be a Latin Lover, The Lego Batman Movie, Person to Person, A Very Murray Christmas, Gregory Go Boom, Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus, Magic Magic, Extreme Movie, Twin Peaks, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Saturday Night Live, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Childrens Hospital,…
11. Lorne Michaels
Lorne Michaels, CM is a Canadian-American television producer, writer, comedian, and actor, best known for creating and producing Saturday Night Live, and producing the Late Night series, and The Tonight Show.
Born: November 17, 1944 (age 72), Toronto, Canada
Height: 1.7 m
Spouse: Alice Barry (m. 1991), Susan Forristal (m. 1981–1987), Rosie Shuster (m. 1971–1980)
Children: Sophie Michaels, Edward Michaels, Henry Michaels
Awards: Presidential Medal of Freedom, Peabody Award,…
Movies and TV shows: Maya & Marty, Adele Live in New York City, Man Seeking Woman, Documentary Now!, Adele Live From New York City, Mulaney, Late Night With Seth Meyers, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Maya Rudolph Show,Tonight Show, Gilda Live, Nothing Lasts Forever,Three Amigos, Wayne’s World,Coneheads (1993),Wayne’s World 2, Lassie, Tommy Boy (1995), Stuart Saves His Family (1995), Black Sheep (1996), Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996), A Night at the Roxbury (1998), Superstar (1999),
Man on the Moon (1999), The Ladies Man (2000), Enigma (2001), Mean Girls (2004), Hot Rod (2007), Baby Mama (2008), MacGruber (2010), The Guilt Trip (2012), Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Masterminds,…