36 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Canadian, Eh?!

It's not always easy to tell when a celebrity grew up outside of the United States. Sure, an accent can be a dead giveaway for Australians and British celebs, but what about the English-speaking stars who are from the United States' northern neighbor? Sure, you can strain your ears to hear whether their "about" sounds a bit more like "a-boot"... OR you can read this handy guide. Click through to learn which surprising celebrities are actually Canadian.

Rachel McAdams

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The Notebook star was born in London, Ontario.

Ryan Gosling

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Like his former girlfriend and co-star, Gosling is also a Canadian. He grew up in Cornwall, Ontario.

Taylor Kitsch

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The Friday Night Lights actor isn't a Texas kid — he's actually from Kelowna, British Columbia.

Ellen Page

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The Juno star was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and scored the prestigious Canadian Gemini award for her role in TV movie Pit Pony in 1997.

Michael Cera

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Like his Juno co-star, Cera is also Canadian — the actor is from Brampton, Ontario.

Nina Dobrev

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Though she was born in Bulgaria, the Vampire Diaries star was raised in Toronto and had a role on Degrassi: The Next Generation as a teenager before moving on to the CW series.

Sandra Oh

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The Grey's Anatomy star was born in Ottawa, Ontario.

Will Arnett

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The Toronto native is still a big fan of the hockey team the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Chad Kroeger

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No wonder the Nickelback star and his wife Avril Lavigne are such a good pair — both are originally from Canada.

Jason Priestley

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He's definitely not from the 90210 — he's not even from America! The Beverly Hills, 90210 actor worked in Vancouver as a child actor before moving out to Los Angeles.

DeadMau5

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The DJ (real name: Joe Zimmerman) is originally from Toronto and was not born with the mouse head.

Tom Green

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The comedian was born in Pembroke, Ontario.

Michael Buble

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The Burnaby, British Columbia native's career was launched at 17 when he won the British Columbia Youth Talent Search competition.

Jim Carrey

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Carrey lived in Newmarket, Ontario before making the move to pursue comedy in Los Angeles.

Cobie Smulders

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Like her How I Met Your Mother character Robin, Smulders also hails from Canada — she's from Vancouver.

Drake

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The rapper got his start on Toronto-based teen TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. But you already knew that, didn't you?

Emily VanCamp

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The Revenge actress is from the small town of Port Perry, Ontario.

Nathan Fillion

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The Edmonton, Alberta native studied at the University of Alberta before relocating to NYC.

Mike Myers

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The Austin Powers actor ain't no real-life James Bond type, but he is a foreigner with British parents. The actor is originally from Scarborough, Ontario.

A.J. Cook

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The Criminal Minds actress plays a Washington, D.C. girl on the show, but she's actually from our northern neighbor.

Daniel Gillies

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The star of The Originals grew up in New Zealand but was born in Winnipeg.

Tatiana Maslany

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The often-snubbed Orphan Black talent hails from the Canadian city of Regina and primarily lives in Toronto.

Stephen Amell

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The Arrow star also calls Toronto his hometown.

Jay Baruchel

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The This Is The End actor moved from Canada to the United States to star in Judd Apatow series Undeclared.

Alison Pill

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The Newsroom actress (and fellow Canadian) was engaged to Baruchel before the pair called it quits in 2013.

Anna Paquin

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Sookie Stackhouse may be a born-an-bred Louisiana girl, but Paquin isn't from America. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and later moved to New Zealand.

Emmanuelle Chriqui

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The Entourage actress was born in Montreal but moved to Toronto at a young age.

James Cameron

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The Avatar director went on to pursue a film career in Los Angeles, but he's originally from Kapuskasing, Ontario.

Eugene Levy

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The American Pie actor hails from Hamilton, Ontario.

Pamela Anderson

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The blonde bombshell was discovered at a Canadian professional football game.

Neve Campbell

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The Scream star made her first stage debut in a Toronto production of Phantom of the Opera.