In every country there are individuals who have glorified their state and are proud of their own origin. Canada was no exception. Canadian traditions are so strong that the children brought up on them, growing up, become outstanding people. What kind of people from Canada does the whole world know?
Actor and TV star Ryan Gosling has taken Hollywood by storm with his Canadian charm. He became a godsend for the films Drive and The Ides of March. Once the actor moved to the States to build a career, but Ryan grew up in the suburbs of Ontario. The actor is proud of his heritage, and repeats that he is Canadian in almost every interview.
The unique comedian and film actor Jim Carrey is also from Canada. The childhood of a talented guy was difficult. He began performing early in small venues in Toronto with humorous numbers. There he was noticed by agents, then invited to audition in America.
“Dumb and Dumber”, “Ace Ventura” and many other films fell in love with viewers from many countries, and the actor himself gained worldwide fame. Jim no longer lives in Canada. Los Angeles has become his second home, but sometimes he still flies home.
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Born in the province of Alberta, Michael Fox from childhood was distinguished by a special artistry. The guy studied first in his native province, then in Vancouver. The future star did not live long in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, at the age of 18 he said goodbye to his family and drove off to Los Angeles. I wonder if Michael had not made the decision to move to America, the film “Back to the Future” would have received such ratings?
Baywatch star Pamela Anderson was born in Canada. As a child, she was a diligent student and an obedient daughter, but at one football match she was liked by advertising agents. Thus began the rise of the Hollywood sex symbol. Today, the actress and model have dual citizenship. Her attitude to her native country is very reverent, because Pamela spent her childhood there and her relatives live there.
The actor is not a Canadian citizen by birth, but his childhood and youth are closely connected with the Canadian lands. Keanu was brought up in the best Canadian traditions, was fond of hockey, seriously dreamed of playing in the Canadian team, but the craving for acting took precedence over sporting achievements. So Keanu starred in the film “Youngblood”, and began to receive a huge number of offers after the premiere of this tape. Many films, where, one way or another, the actor was involved, are now included in the “treasury of Hollywood.”
Bilingual Canada has instilled a love for French in yet another of its stars, singer Mylene Farmer. The celebrity was born near Montreal. Her family lived there for a short time. Mylene’s parents took her to France, where she began to study music and play in an acting club. Fame came to Farmer as a French singer, but she remembers her origins and fondly recalls her childhood in Canada.
Despite the fact that the actress was born in Liverpool, she has a cloudless childhood with Canada. The girl matured early, going to conquer New York at the age of 16. Kim admits that Canada shaped her as a person, gave her that inner core that helped Cattrall achieve worldwide fame after the release of Sex and the City.
A unique personality, a brilliant director and just a talented person, James Cameron was born in Ontario. There he received a high school diploma, but he had to continue his studies in California. After all, it was there that James was taken by his parents. Cameron’s 8 films have grossed over $5.5 billion at the box office, according to official figures . The director had a hand in such masterpieces as Titanic, Avatar, and Terminator. Cameron has said many times that Canada will always be in his heart.
America’s premier ghost hunter was also born on Canadian soil. The Ottawa native moved to the States as a teenager. Dan started writing scripts and acting in films early. Work in the Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters brought Aykroyd long-awaited fame. Today, the Canadian still does not leave the race and continues to act in films.
The stunning beauty Rachel McAdams remains loyal to Canada even after her success in the US. The actress leaves Toronto only to shoot new films, and the rest of the time she does everything in America via Skype.
All modern children know the voice of Mike Myers from the cartoon “Shrek”. The comedian, actor and producer was born in Ontario but his parents are from Liverpool. The world knows this Canadian from the films Austin Powers and Wayne’s World. Today, the celebrity lives in Canada, doing business in the US remotely.
“Deadpool”, as well as “Green Lantern” helped Ryan become famous and finally gain a foothold in the States, but the actor does not renounce his Canadian citizenship, often flying to Canada on business and to visit relatives. The actor loves apple pie very much, but it is forbidden to bring it across the border, so Reynolds uses his popularity so as not to be left without his favorite treat.
In the Star Wars prequel, Hayden played a major role. Although the young man did not like the popularity. After filming ended, he bought a house in Canada and moved there with his family. Farm life turned out to be more preferable for Hayden than the lights of Los Angeles and the life of “celebrity”.
The Avengers star still hasn’t gotten rid of her Canadian accent. Kobe believes that such a dialect gives her a special charm. Smulders also regularly states that there are more and more Canadians in Hollywood, which also pleases her.
Comedian Leslie Nielsen was born in northern Saskatchewan. Even as a child, he displayed amazing parodying skills. All the people around him from childhood told the guy that he was guaranteed fame.
Films such as “The Naked Gun”, “The Sixth Element” and “Rent a Child” brought Leslie the greatest fame, but today the actor almost does not act in films due to his advanced age .
Since 2010, not a single big film with the participation of Nielsen has been released.
The cult Canadian singer Shania is known not only for her wonderful songs, but also for the fact that one of her albums, released in 1997, became a world bestseller. The record for this album is 40 million copies. This figure is unsurpassed in the world of music. Twain sang in the country style, and also performed songs in the pop music genre. Come on Over is the very album, the sales record of which no one has been able to beat even in our time.
The actress was born in Alberta. She starred in the TV series Lost, in the films Ant-Man and Real Steel. For a time, Lilly lived in a cabin in the Philippines, doing a missionary program there. Evangeline continues to live in Canada, leaving her native country only to shoot new films. At home, Lilly is also known for several commercials that have long been popular on TV.