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Who are some famous people from Canada?

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Famous people from Canada include Ryan Gosling, Jim Carrey, Avril Lavigne, Ryan Reynolds and Justin Bieber. More Canadians with fame are Alex Trebek, Michael J. Fox, Michael Buble, Ted Cruz and Carly Rae Jepsen.

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Who are some famous people from Canada?
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Ryan Gosling is a film actor best known for his roles in "The Notebook," "Half Nelson" and "Crazy, Stupid, Love." He was born on Nov. 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. His film debut was in "Remember the Titans" as a supporting role.

Jim Carrey is an actor who played leading roles in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," "Dumb and Dumber" and "The Mask." He was born on Jan. 17, 1962, in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. He has been in over 25 films.

Avril Lavigne is a singer and songwriter famous for hit singles including "Complicated" and "Sk8r Boi." She was born on Sept. 27, 1984, in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. She began her singing career in church and signed with Artista Records in 2000.

Ryan Reynolds is an actor who has had roles in "The Green Lantern" and "Buried." He was born on Oct. 23, 1976, in Vancouver, Canada. His first major breakthrough into film was his role in 2002's "National Lampoon's Van Wilder."

Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter famous for singles such as "One Time" and "Baby." He was born on March 1, 1994, in London, Ontario, Canada. His career began when his manager, Scooter Braun, discovered him on YouTube in 2007.

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