10 People You Never Knew Were Canadian

Happy Canada Day, eh! Every July 1st, Canada celebrates its 'birthday' - the anniversary of the enactment of the British North American Act of 1867. You know these 10 celebrities...but did you know that they have Canadian roots?

1. Justin Morneau

4x MLB All-Star and former MVP with the Minnesota Twins

Ahh, the irony.

2. Steve Nash

2x NBA MVP for the Phoenix Suns

3. James Naismith

The creator of the game of basketball (though the game was invented in America)

4. Jim Carrey

Comedic actor from such movies as Dumb and Dumber, Bruce Almighty, Liar Liar and Ace Ventura

5. Seth Rogen

Stand-up comedian, actor, producer, director, and screenwriter

6. Neil Young


7. Ryan Gosling


8. Mike Myers

Comedic actor known for roles in Wayne's World, Austin Powers and Shrek

9. Pamela Anderson


10. Michael J. Fox


Thanks, Canada!

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