It is not easy to stand in the shadow of a superpower. You will have to work hard constantly, and Canadians can do this. There are so many Canadians who have made a substantial contribution in various sectors, and therefore, they have to achieve the fame they deserve. However, knowing all of them might be difficult for you, so we have made a list of some famous Canadians.
William Shatner is a renowned actor, and he is otherwise known as “Bill.” He was born in 1931 in Montreal. He entered Hollywood in 1950, and after that, he made his name after appearing in several western detective shows. Unfortunately, he did not achieve super-stardom. But, he has been there in the Hollywood industry for sixty years. He also worked with Christopher Plummer in Star Trek VI.
Michael J. Fox is a well-known actor and activist. He was born in Edmonton, and he was best known for playing the role of Michael Keaton in Family Ties. He also played the character of Marty McFly in the Back To The Future trilogy that has gained tremendous popularity. He entered Hollywood at the age of 18, and after that, he got several breaks. Then, he became one of the well paid and most popular actors in Hollywood.
Well, Alexander Graham Bell was well-known for the invention of the telephone. Now, you might be wondering why the name of Alexander Graham Bell is here on the list as he was born as well as raised in Scotland. But, you might be surprised to know that Bell was in his twenties when he moved to Canada. He spent the rest of his life in Canada. Technically, he is not a Canadian, but he made his invention while living in Canada, and he lived here until his demise in 1922.
Shawn Mendes is another famous Canadian. He was born in 1988 in Toronto, Ontario. He is a singer and songwriter by profession. Mendes released his first song in 2014 named “Life of the Party.” He has gained enormous success and popularity after that. He has innumerable young fans across the globe. Currently, he is one of the most popular Canadian musicians.
So, these are some Canadians who successfully made their own identity in the world. We hope that this article would help you to know something new about famous Canadians.