Famous People Of Calgary

Elisha Cuthbert

Cuthbert is a Canadian actress and model from Alberta, Canada. She is famously known for her role in the TV hit series 24 as Kim Bauer. She has also been nominated and awarded for her various roles. Aside from the TV series 24, she also starred in hit movies like The Girl Next Door and the 2005 remake of the House of Wax.

Jessica Parker Kennedy

Jessica Parker Kennedy is an actress born and raised in Alberta, Canada. She began her career way back 2006. She got her initial role in the film Santa Baby as Lucy the Elf, and she reprised her role in its sequel, Santa Baby 2. She also had roles in various TV series, including The Secret Circle, Kaya, Smallville, and Undercovers.

Erica Durance

Durance is an actress, producer, and director from Canada. She was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta on a turkey farm. She is famous for her role in the TV series Smallville as Lois Lane and the role of Dr. Alex Reid in the hit medical drama Saving Hope.

Victor Webster

Victor Webster is a Calgary-born actor. He is well-known for playing the role of Nicholas Alamain on the hit TV daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1999 to 2000. He also had roles in other TV series like Mutant X as the mutant Brennan, Charmed as the cupid and Continuum as the detective Carlos Fonnegra.

Cory Monteith

Montieth was a Canadian actor-musician, famous for his role as the jock Finn in the hit TV show Glee and movies like Monte Carlo and Final Destination 3. However, his acting career ended due to an early death last July of 2003.

Melissa O’Neil

Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Melissa O’Neil worked professionally as a musical theatre actress and singer. She won the Canadian Idol in 2005. She has a great theatre career as she plays roles in Broadway’s Les Miserables and Jesus Christ Superstar. Aside from theatre, she is also famous for her role as Two or Portia in the TV series Dark Matter.

Michelle Morgan

Michelle Morgan is a Canadian actress and singer. She is known for her roles as Lou in the hit drama TV series Heartland and in the zombie horror movie Diary of the Dead in 2008.

Jarod Joseph

A native of Calgary, Alberta, prior to being an actor, Jarod was a great athlete, excelling in basketball and hockey. He had a role in the TV series Rogue and also as Tim in the Fox series Fringe. He also had a role as Billy the Mechanic in ABC’s series Once Upon A Time, as Nathan Miller in The 100. He made a mark in movies in his credited role in the film Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.

Rod Cameron

Cameron was a Canadian film and TV actor who was famous during the 1930’s up until the 1970’s. He was prominent in crime stories, horrors, and some swing-era musicals. However, he was most well-known for his role in western-themed films.

Bret Hart

Hart was an American-Canadian professional wrestler, writer, and actor. He was famously described as “Excellence of Execution” and was trained in the Hart Family Dungeon. Hart was also considered as the greatest technical wrestler in the history of WWE.

Nolan Baumgartner

Baumgartner is Canadian-born retired professional hockey defenseman. He was the 1st round pick for the Washington Capitals during the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. He played for ten seasons in the National Hockey League for six teams. He is now a coach for the Utica Comets of the AHL or American Hockey League.

Taylor Hall

Hall is a Calgary-born professional ice hockey player currently playing for the New Jersey Devils of the NHL as a left winger. He was chosen by the Edmonton Oilers as the first overall pick during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Timothy Robert Hunter

Hunter was a Canadian-born professional ice hockey player and is currently working as the head coach of the Moose Jaw Warriors of the WHL or Western Hockey League. During the 1979 NHL Entry Draft, he was chosen as the third round pick by the Atlanta Flames. Hunter had a 16-season professional career.

Daniel James “Dany” Heatley

Heatley is a Canadian professional ice hockey player, born in Germany. He is currently playing for the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the DEL or Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

Patrick Sharp

Sharp is a Canadian professional ice hockey player from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is playing and also an alternate captain for the Dallas Stars of the NHL. He won the Stanley Cup three times as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010, 2013 and 2015. He is also an Olympic gold medalist as a member of the Canadian national team during the 2014 Winter Games.

Michael “Mike” Vernon

Vernon was a former Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. He was able to play for 19 seasons with various teams such as the Florida Panthers, Detroit Red Wings, Calgary Flames, and San Jose Sharks. He won the Stanley Cup for the Calgary Flames in 1989 and for the Red Wings in 1997.