10 Celebrities Everyone Forgot Are Canadian

1. Sandra Oh

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Sandra Oh is best known for her role in Grey's Anatomy. She actually originally read for the part of Miranda Bailey. The more you know!

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Birthplace: Nepean, Ontario

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2. Keanu Reeves

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Keanu Reeves has been around in Hollywood since the mid-1980s and is probably best known for his role in The Matrix. But Keanu actually never became an American citizen.

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Birthplace: Toronto

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3. Celine Dion

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Celine Dion definitely experienced every little girl's fairytales. Grew up in a small town with big dreams to be a singer, got picked up by a large record label and shot to fame.

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Birthplace: Charlemagne, Quebec

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She's so famous, in fact, that she actually performed for the Pope in 1984.

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4. Shawn Mendes

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Shawn Mendes was the teenage girl heartthrob for a hot minute there.

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Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario

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But did you also know that he's allergic to mosquitos? Bet you didn't.

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5. Drake

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Drake is definitely one of the most iconic rappers of the 2000s.

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Birthplace: Toronto

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Being from Canada, where ice hockey is the main form of entertainment, he is also a fantastic ice skater.

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6. Matthew Perry

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Matthew had everyone's hearts as Chandler Bing on Friends, and maybe that was because the name Chandler was never a first name before the popular show aired.

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Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario

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7. Ryan Reynolds

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Ryan Reynolds is most well known for his hilarious character Dead Pool.

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Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia

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But despite what a phenomenal actor he's grown into, he actually failed drama class once in high school.

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8. Avril Lavigne

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Avril Lavigne has been around since the early 2000s.

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Birthplace: Belleville, Ontario

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Her first music video, “Complicated” cost over a million dollars to make. Can't put a price on fame.

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9. Jim Carrey

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Jim Carrey is known for playing goofy, bordering on dumb characters.

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Birthplace: New Market, Ontario

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He started off as a stand-up comedian-which isn't surprising given that he's a pretty funny guy-but he actually recalls that in his rookie days he was booed off the stage! I bet those people feel guilty now.

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10. Rachel McAdams

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Rachel McAdams is best known for her starring role as Regina George in Mean Girls.

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Birthplace: London, Ontario

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The irony of this is that she was actually geeky and not very popular in high school.

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