Canadian actors who were born in 1962

Here are 21 famous actors from Canada were born in 1962:

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey (January 17, 1962 Newmarket-) also known as James Eugene Carrey, Tony Clifton, James Carrey, James Eugene "Jim" Carrey or Jim Carey is a Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter, film producer and voice actor. His child is called Jane Erin Carrey.

Carrey began his career as a stand-up comedian in the 1980s and soon gained popularity for his impressionist abilities and physical comedy. He later went on to star in successful comedic films such as Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber. Carrey also showed off his dramatic acting abilities in films like The Truman Show and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, for which he received critical acclaim. He has won numerous awards throughout his career, including two Golden Globes, and has been nominated for several Emmys. In addition to his acting career, Carrey is also a painter and has had his work exhibited at galleries around the world.

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Nicholas Lea

Nicholas Lea (June 22, 1962 New Westminster-) also known as Nicholas Christopher Schroeder, Nicholas Christopher Herbert, Nick Lea, Nic Lea or Nick is a Canadian television producer and actor.

He is best known for his role as Alex Krycek in the television series The X-Files. Lea first got his start in acting in Canada, appearing in various TV shows such as The Commish and Neon Rider. However, it was his role as Krycek that launched his career and made him a fan favorite.

In addition to his work on The X-Files, Lea has appeared in a variety of other TV shows and movies, including Highlander: The Series, Continuum, and Arrow. He has also produced several TV shows and films, including the documentary After the Sirens and the drama series Chaos.

Lea continues to act and produce, and he is a familiar face in both Canadian and American television. In addition to his work in entertainment, he is also a philanthropist and environmental activist, and he has been involved in various charitable and environmental causes throughout his career.

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Ty Templeton

Ty Templeton (May 9, 1962 Canada-) also known as Tyrone Templeton is a Canadian cartoonist and actor.

He has worked on various comic book titles such as Batman, Spider-Man, The Simpsons, and The Avengers. Ty Templeton also co-created the popular comic book series Stig's Inferno and has received several nominations and awards throughout his career including the Eisner Award. In addition to his work in comics, Templeton has also worked on various animated television shows such as Batman: The Animated Series, where he served as a storyboard artist and writer. He has also acted in several films, including the 2003 film, Luther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer, in which he played Martin Luther. Ty Templeton continues to work in the entertainment industry, creating comics and teaching illustration and cartooning at Toronto's Max the Mutt Animation School.

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Daniel MacIvor

Daniel MacIvor (July 23, 1962 Sydney-) is a Canadian actor, playwright, screenwriter, film director and theatre director.

MacIvor is best known for his one-man shows which he writes and performs in. Some of his notable works include "House", "Here Lies Henry", and "Cul-de-Sac". He has won several awards for his work, including the Governor General's Award for Drama in 2006 for his play "His Greatness".

In addition to his work in theatre, MacIvor has also written for film and television. He wrote the screenplay for the 2004 film "Wilby Wonderful" and for the TV series "Sensitive Skin" starring Kim Cattrall.

MacIvor has been recognized for his contributions to Canadian arts and culture. In 2008, he was inducted into the Order of Canada, one of the country's highest civilian honors.

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Scott McNeil

Scott McNeil (September 15, 1962 Tawonga-) also known as Scott McNiel, Scott McNeill, Scott Mcneil, Scott MacNeil, Scott Mc Neil or Old Lady McNeil is a Canadian actor and voice actor.

He has lent his voice to numerous animated series, video games, and commercials. Some of his notable voice roles include Piccolo and Jiren in "Dragon Ball Z", Duo Maxwell in "Gundam Wing", Wolverine in "X-Men: Evolution", and Hohenheim in "Fullmetal Alchemist". In addition to his voice acting work, McNeil has also appeared in live-action TV series and films such as "Stargate SG-1" and "Supernatural". He is known for his versatility and ability to bring depth to his characters through his vocal performances. McNeil is also a trained Shakespearean actor and has performed in several stage productions.

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Harland Williams

Harland Williams (November 14, 1962 Toronto-) a.k.a. Harland Michael Williams or Harland Reesor Williams is a Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter, author, artist, voice actor, film director, illustrator, radio personality, visual artist and music artist.

Williams is known for his improvisational comedy style and energetic performances, which have earned him a loyal fan base. He got his start in entertainment as a stand-up comedian, performing at clubs and colleges across Canada and the United States. In the early 1990s, he landed a regular spot on the sketch comedy series "The Kids in the Hall," which led to roles in films like "Dumb & Dumber" and "There's Something About Mary."

Over the years, Williams has appeared in a wide range of television shows and movies, including "RocketMan," "Half Baked," "Employee of the Month," and "Robot Chicken." He has also provided voices for animated series such as "Puppy Dog Pals" and "The Legend of Secret Pass."

In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Williams is also a published author and visual artist. He has written several books, including children's books and a memoir. As an artist, he creates whimsical illustrations and sells his work through his website.

Despite his many talents and accomplishments, Williams remains down-to-earth and focused on his craft. He continues to tour as a stand-up comedian and is always exploring new avenues for creative expression.

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Michael Riley

Michael Riley (February 4, 1962 London-) is a Canadian actor and voice actor. He has one child, Dylan Riley.

Throughout his career, Michael Riley has appeared in numerous film and television productions. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the TV series "This Is Wonderland" and "Being Erica." He has also had recurring roles on shows such as "Murdoch Mysteries" and "Power Play." In addition to his on-screen work, Riley has also lent his voice to various animated shows and films, including "Total Drama Island" and "The Legend of Sarila." Riley has received several awards and nominations for his performances, including a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for "This Is Wonderland."

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Michael McManus

Michael McManus (April 15, 1962 London-) also known as A. Michael McManus or Mike McManus is a Canadian actor.

He is best known for his role as Kai in the science fiction television series "Lexx". McManus was born in London, England but raised in Vancouver, Canada. He began his acting career on stage before transitioning to film and television. Along with his work on "Lexx", he has also appeared in several other TV shows including "Stargate SG-1", "Smallville", and "The L Word". In addition to acting, McManus is also a trained opera singer and has performed in numerous productions. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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Ian James Corlett

Ian James Corlett (August 29, 1962 Burnaby-) a.k.a. Jerry J. Todd, Ian Corlett, Ian James Corlette or Ian Corlette is a Canadian screenwriter, voice actor, musician, writer, actor and television producer. He has two children, Phillip Corlett and Claire Corlett.

Ian James Corlett is most well-known for his work as a voice actor, having lent his voice to many popular animated TV shows and movies. Some of his most notable voice acting roles include the characters of Glitch Bob and Bob in the TV show "Reboot", the title character in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective", and Mega Man in "Mega Man: Upon a Star."

Aside from his work in the entertainment industry, Corlett is a trained commercial pilot and an avid aviation enthusiast. He is also actively involved in humanitarian work, particularly for the charity organization "Hope Air" which provides free air transportation to Canadians in need of medical treatment.

In addition to his voice acting work, Corlett has also written for and produced numerous TV shows throughout his career. He is known for his musical talents as well, having composed and performed music for various TV shows and films. Corlett has received several awards for his work in the entertainment industry including a Gemini Award for his writing work on the TV show "Yvon of the Yukon."

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Greg Kean

Greg Kean (September 27, 1962 Oshawa-) a.k.a. Greg Kean Williams or Gregory Kean Williams is a Canadian actor and teacher. He has four children, Miles Williams, Spencer Williams, Boone Williams and Lucien Williams.

Kean is best known for his role as Dr. Tom Callahan in the Canadian television series "Street Legal". He also appeared in several other TV shows such as "Due South", "The Outer Limits", "Jeremiah" and "Earth: Final Conflict". In addition to his acting career, Kean is also a certified teacher with over 20 years of experience. He has taught drama at various institutions including the University of Victoria, Canadian College of Performing Arts and Victoria Conservatory of Music. Kean is also the co-founder and artistic director of the Victoria Academy of Dramatic Arts.

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John Mann

John Mann (September 18, 1962 Calgary-) also known as John Fraser Mann or John F. Mann is a Canadian singer, actor and songwriter. He has two children, Harlan Daumann and Hattie Daumann.

Mann is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the Canadian folk rock band Spirit of the West which he co-founded in 1983. He was the primary songwriter for the band and contributed significantly to their success. The band released 13 studio albums and toured extensively across Canada and internationally.

Aside from his music career, Mann was also known for his acting work in film and television. He appeared in several popular Canadian TV shows such as "Street Legal", "Da Vinci's Inquest", and "Intelligence". He also acted in films such as "Underworld: Awakening" (2012) and "Delirium" (2014).

In 2017, Mann announced that he had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Despite this, he continued to perform and record music as a solo artist until his death on November 20, 2019, at the age of 57. He was remembered as a beloved musician and actor who made significant contributions to Canadian culture.

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Nivek Ogre

Nivek Ogre (December 5, 1962 Calgary-) also known as Ogre, Kevin Graham Ogilvie, ohGr, Skinny Puppy or Kevin Ogilvie is a Canadian singer and actor.

Ogre is best known as the lead vocalist of the industrial music group Skinny Puppy, which he co-founded in 1982. As a musician, he has collaborated with a number of other artists and bands, including Ministry, KMFDM, and Pigface. In addition to his music career, Ogre has also pursued acting, appearing in several movies including "Repo! The Genetic Opera" and "The Devil's Carnival," both directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. He has also made guest appearances on television shows such as "Tales from the Crypt" and "Chainsaw Sally." Ogre's work has been highly influential in the industrial music scene and he has been recognized as a pioneer of the genre.

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Michael Eklund

Michael Eklund (July 31, 1962 Saskatoon-) also known as Micheal Eklund is a Canadian actor.

He has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including "Watchmen," "Fringe," "The Call," and "Bates Motel." Eklund has also won several awards for his performances, including a Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama for his role in "The Cult of Yes." In addition to his work in front of the camera, Eklund is also a writer and producer, and has contributed to several films and television shows in those capacities.

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Manoj Sood

Manoj Sood (May 5, 1962 Mombasa-) is a Canadian actor. His child is called Kama Sood.

Manoj Sood is a versatile actor who has worked in theatre, film, and television. He was born on May 5, 1962, in Mombasa, Kenya, and later immigrated to Canada with his family. Sood is best known for his roles in popular TV shows like Arrow, The Flash, and Zoo, and movies like Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Doctor Strange.

Sood's acting career started in the late 1980s when he appeared in the Canadian TV show, Neon Rider. Since then, he has been a regular face on Canadian and American TV. In addition to his acting skills, Sood is also a talented voice actor and has lent his voice to various animated shows and video games.

Apart from being an actor, Sood is also a writer and producer. He wrote and produced the short film, The Fusion Generation, which premiered at the Toronto South Asian Film Festival in 2018. The film explores the cultural identity of second-generation South Asian Canadians.

Sood is active on social media and often shares pictures and updates about his personal and professional life with his fans. He is married and has a daughter named Kama Sood.

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Martin Roach

Martin Roach (July 15, 1962 Toronto-) otherwise known as Martin Jamie Roach is a Canadian actor and voice actor.

Roach is known for his work in numerous television shows and films. Some of his notable on-screen appearances include his role in the Canadian television drama "Street Legal" as Billy Wyatt, as well as "The Shape of Water" and "Cube Zero".

Aside from his acting career, Roach is also a prolific voice actor, having lent his voice to various animated television series and video games, such as "Bakugan Battle Brawlers", "Atomic Betty", "Resident Evil: Apocalypse", and "Assassin’s Creed".

Roach has also worked on stage productions, with his performances in "The Overwhelming" at the Royal National Theatre in London and "The Exonerated" in Toronto receiving critical acclaim.

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David DeCoteau

David DeCoteau (January 5, 1962 Portland-) a.k.a. 'Disco' Dave DeCoteau, Joseph Tennent, David Doe, David Gerardo DeCoteau, Dave DeCoteau, Martin Tate, Ellen Cabot, Jack Reed, Julian Breen, H.L. Smokum, David De Coteau, David McCabe, Victoria Sloan, Wilma Rubble, Eric Mancini, Richard Chasen, David Mcabe, DeCoteau, David Decoteau, Mary Crawford, David da Silva, David Silva or Marc Denne is a Canadian film director, film producer, cinematographer, screenwriter, actor, pornographic film actor and film editor.

David DeCoteau has directed over 150 films in his career, mostly in the horror genre, including "Creepozoids," "Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge," and "Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama." He started his career in the film industry as a production assistant for Roger Corman and later worked for Charles Band's Empire Pictures. DeCoteau is also known for his work with Full Moon Features, producing and directing many of their films. In addition to his horror films, he has also directed a number of family-friendly movies under the name Mary Crawford. DeCoteau is openly gay and has directed several gay-themed films.

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Normand D'Amour

Normand D'Amour (September 22, 1962-) is a Canadian actor.

Normand D'Amour was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He began his acting career in the early 1990s and quickly rose to prominence as a versatile and highly-talented performer. He has appeared in a wide range of film, television, and stage productions, earning critical acclaim and numerous awards for his work.

D'Amour is perhaps best known for his work in French-language films and television shows. He has appeared in such films as "Seducing Doctor Lewis" (2003) and "The Barbarian Invasions" (2004), and in TV shows like "19-2" (2011-2017) and "District 31" (2016-present).

In addition to his work in French-language productions, D'Amour has also appeared in a number of English-language films and television shows. These include "The Rocket" (2005), "Battlefield Earth" (2000), and "Miracle" (2004).

Throughout his career, D'Amour has been recognized for his outstanding performances with numerous awards and nominations. He has won several Jutra Awards (now called the Prix Iris) for his work in French-language films, as well as a Canadian Screen Award for his performance in "19-2".

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Kyle McCulloch

Kyle McCulloch (November 11, 1962 Regina-) otherwise known as Kyle McCullod or John Smith is a Canadian screenwriter, television producer, actor and voice actor.

He is best known for his work on the hit Canadian TV series, Trailer Park Boys, as well as his role as a voice actor on the animated series, Rolie Polie Olie. McCulloch began his career as a member of the sketch comedy troupe, The Vacant Lot, which also included Mark McKinney and Dave Foley, who would go on to be founding members of the Canadian sketch comedy group, The Kids in the Hall. In addition to his work in television, McCulloch has also appeared in a number of films, including "Brain Candy" and "Dog Park".

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David Sparrow

David Sparrow (March 4, 1962 Solihull-) a.k.a. David Charles Arthur Sparrow or Dave Sparrow is a Canadian actor, film producer, screenwriter and writer.

He is known for his roles in films such as "The Boondock Saints," "Murder at 1600," and "The Good Witch's Wonder," as well as in television shows like "Rookie Blue" and "Street Legal." Sparrow has also produced a number of films, including "Sheltered Life" and "The Limb Salesman," and has written for television shows such as "The Edison Twins" and "Puppets Who Kill." In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Sparrow is also a published author, having written several books, including the children's book "Stowaway! Adventures at Sea" and the memoir "The Greater Fool: The Path to Hollywood."

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Jim Korderas

Jim Korderas (March 19, 1962 East York-) a.k.a. Jim "Jimmy" Korderas or Jimmy Korderas is a Canadian professional wrestling referee, radio personality and actor.

He is best known for his tenure with the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E) from 1987 to 2009, where he officiated in some of the biggest matches in wrestling history. Korderas began his career in the wrestling industry as a teenager, working as a ring crew member for Toronto-based Maple Leaf Wrestling. He eventually became a referee, and worked for numerous promotions in Canada before earning a tryout with the WWF in the mid-1980s. In addition to his work in wrestling, Korderas has also made appearances in film and television, including the hit Canadian show Trailer Park Boys. He currently co-hosts a weekly wrestling podcast called The Jim Ross Report.

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Réal Bossé

Réal Bossé (September 8, 1962 Rivière-Bleue, Quebec-) also known as Real Bosse is a Canadian actor and screenwriter. His child is called Léo Corbo-Bossé.

Réal Bossé started his career in the entertainment industry as a member of the theater group "Le Théâtre Expérimental de Montreal" in the early 1980s. He then went on to act in various films and TV shows, including the popular Canadian comedy-drama series "Les Invincibles".

Apart from acting, Bossé is also an accomplished screenwriter. He co-wrote the screenplay for the award-winning film "Félix et Meira" (2014), which was nominated for Best Picture at the Canadian Screen Awards. He has also written for several TV series, including "Les Invincibles" and "Ces Gars-Là".

Bossé is widely recognized as one of the most talented actors in Canada. He has won several awards for his acting, including a Prix Gémeaux (the Canadian equivalent of the Emmy Awards) for his role in the TV series "La Galère". In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Bossé is also involved in various charitable organizations and has been an active supporter of LGBTQ rights in Canada.

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