Category: Actors

Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer

[ 1 ] January 25, 2012 |

“To be or not to be.” Such were Chief of Staff General Chang’s last words onboard Kronos One, as a photon torpedo from the Enterprise zeroed in on his ship for the kill. That famous quote, and many other memorable lines, were spoken by Canadian actor Christopher Plummer in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. […]

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Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall

This is our third piece in the Star Trek Canadian ‘collection’. While we only got to see her in one of the movies—Star Trek VI—she made an impact as the scheming Vulcan Starfleet Officer named Valeris. Not as large an impact as she made on Sex and the City, but still, her role was a […]

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William Shatner

William Shatner

The celebrity who recently handed country music star Brad Paisley the CMT Artist of the Year award, whose mug appears in Bioware’s role playing game Mass Effect, and who turned 80 in 2011 — William Alan Shatner — has been acting, and a whole lot of other things, for over 60 years. Shatner was born […]

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James Doohan

James Doohan

In 2005, the world lost an actor who made an indelible imprint on fans worldwide: the original and lasting character of Montgomery Scott—Scotty, as most called the character—died with James Montgomery Doohan. While there is a Scotty in the reboot, no one can play him as Doohan did. Doohan was born on March 3, 1920, […]

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Lorne Greene

Lorne Greene

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

(featured April 2003) Lorne Greene was known the world over as an actor, but many don’t realize that he was also an inventor! Lorne attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. While studying to become a chemical engineer, he participated as actor and director for the school’s Drama Guild. His enjoyment of theater, led him to […]

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Trivia EH? Eric McCormack

Trivia EH? Eric McCormack

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

Born April 18, 1963 in Toronto, Ontario. Married to Janet Holden in Sept 1997 First child, son, Finnigan Holden, was born in July 2002 Plays a Burger Palace customer in the Barenaked Ladies (Canadian Band) video, Pinch Me Has dual citizenship after becoming an American citizen

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Eric McCormack

Eric McCormack

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

A native Torontonian, Eric has honed his craft at many venues including performing lead Shakespeare roles in Stratford, Ontario, attending Ryerson Polytechnical Institute’s Theater School (Toronto) and the Banff School of Fine Art (Alberta). Other notable plays include Biloxi Blues at the Royal Alex in Toronto, Burn This at the Manitoba Theatre. On telelvision he […]

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Trivia EH? Michael J. Fox

Trivia EH? Michael J. Fox

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

Family Ties made him the poster boy for the Republican Party but at that time Fox couldn’t vote in the USA, because he was not an American citizen. He has since become an American citizen. Married to Tracy Pollan since 1988, they met on the set of Family Ties. Fox lived all over Canada, his […]

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Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox

[ 2 ] October 24, 2009 |

Fox will be remembered as Alex Keaton from Family Ties and as Mike Flaherty in Spin City. Of course, the recent generation of children will recognize his voice as Stuart Little’s. Michael was born in Edmonton, Alberta in 1961. As with many Canadians, hockey is a passion. He played well as a child until his […]

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Trivia EH? Neve Campbell

Trivia EH? Neve Campbell

[ 0 ] October 24, 2009 |

Neve is her mother’s maiden name. Neve (pronounced “Nev”) is an Spanish word meaning “snow”. A fan once knocked on her stall in a public restroom to ask, “Can I get your autograph?” while sliding a pen and paper under the door. She replied, “Can I finish peeing first?” — Cosmopolitan magazine, October 1999 Attended […]

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