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.
The Canadian won the Vancouver Amateur Comedy Contest when he was just 16 years old.
The Notebook star was born in London, Ontario.
Like his former girlfriend and co-star, Gosling is also a Canadian. He grew up in Cornwall, Ontario.
The former Happy Endings star was born in Calgary, Alberta.
The Friday Night Lights actor isn't a Texas kid — he's actually from Kelowna, British Columbia.
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.
Like his Juno co-star, Cera is also Canadian — the actor is from Brampton, Ontario.
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.
The Grey's Anatomy star was born in Ottawa, Ontario.
The Toronto native is still a big fan of the hockey team the Toronto Maple Leafs.
No wonder the Nickelback star and his wife Avril Lavigne are such a good pair — both are originally from Canada.
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.
The DJ (real name: Joe Zimmerman) is originally from Toronto and was not born with the mouse head.
The comedian was born in Pembroke, Ontario.
The Burnaby, British Columbia native's career was launched at 17 when he won the British Columbia Youth Talent Search competition.
Mrs. Don Draper was raised in Montreal.
Carrey lived in Newmarket, Ontario before making the move to pursue comedy in Los Angeles.
Reynolds, a Vancouver native, got his start on Canadian teen drama Fifteen.
Like her How I Met Your Mother character Robin, Smulders also hails from Canada — she's from Vancouver.
The rapper got his start on Toronto-based teen TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. But you already knew that, didn't you?
The Revenge actress is from the small town of Port Perry, Ontario.
The Edmonton, Alberta native studied at the University of Alberta before relocating to NYC.
The Graceland actress hails from Vancouver.
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.
The Criminal Minds actress plays a Washington, D.C. girl on the show, but she's actually from our northern neighbor.
The star of The Originals grew up in New Zealand but was born in Winnipeg.
The often-snubbed Orphan Black talent hails from the Canadian city of Regina and primarily lives in Toronto.
The Arrow star also calls Toronto his hometown.
The This Is The End actor moved from Canada to the United States to star in Judd Apatow series Undeclared.
The Newsroom actress (and fellow Canadian) was engaged to Baruchel before the pair called it quits in 2013.
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.
The Entourage actress was born in Montreal but moved to Toronto at a young age.
The Avatar director went on to pursue a film career in Los Angeles, but he's originally from Kapuskasing, Ontario.
The American Pie actor hails from Hamilton, Ontario.
The blonde bombshell was discovered at a Canadian professional football game.
The Scream star made her first stage debut in a Toronto production of Phantom of the Opera.