Hollywood is full of very talented and sexy Canadians making a huge impact in both television and movies. In the following article, we profile 12 of the sexiest actors and actresses in Tinseltown. Some of them have starred in popular, long-running television shows and others have had leading roles in blockbuster films that made boatloads of money at the Box Office. You should definitely take a minute to browse through this list – you might discover some actors you had no clue were Canadian. Enjoy …
12 Malin Akerman:
Definitely one of the sexiest women working in Hollywood today, the Canadian/Swedish actress Malin Akerman continues to elevate her status in the Hollywood hierarchy. She has appeared in huge movies like the superhero flick Watchmen and has even starred in her own television show, Trophy Wife. She has 3 new movies coming out next year and at the young age of 36, she’s definitely going to be around for a while.
11 Ryan Gosling
10 Ellen Page
The pint-sized actress Ellen Page from Nova Scotia, Canada is the next entry on our list. She exploded on the scene in 2007 with her breakthrough performance in the movie Juno. She was also excellent in the 2010 movie Inception. She made the news recently by coming out and stating that she was a proud lesbian. She was seen most recently in the latest X-Men movie and she has 3 new movies slated for release in 2015.
9 Ryan Reynolds
38-yr-old Canadian hunk Ryan Reynolds is one of the most handsome leading men in Hollywood. He has had recent starring roles in movies like Green Lantern and Turbo, and coming up, he will be doing voice-over work for The Croods 2. He also knows how to pick the ladies too – for a while he was dating the gorgeous Scarlett Johansson, and now he’s expecting his first child with the lovely Blake Lively. This guy is really living a charmed life.
8 Cobie Smulders
We all know Cobie Smulders as the beautiful Robin on the popular long-running sitcom How I Met Your Mother. She was on that show for a whopping nine years. Next up, you can expect to see the sexy Canadian actress in the highly anticipated Avengers movie dropping next year. Did you also know that she was married to Saturday Night Live comedian Taran Killam? They are currently expecting their second child together.
7 Joshua Jackson
Whenever you think of Joshua Jackson, the first thing that comes to mind is the role he played many years ago on the popular television drama Dawson’s Creek. But since then, this Canadian actor has had successful roles in shows like Fringe and the new show called The Affair on Showtime. Also since 2006, he has been involved in an exclusive relationship with the sexy actress Diane Kruger.
6 Rachel McAdams
Apart from being one of the sexiest Canadian actresses working today, she is also one of the most successful. She has starred in several hit movies including: Mean Girls, Sherlock Holmes, The Notebook and Wedding Crashers. Next up, it seems she has locked down a starring role in the second season of True Detective starting next year. She’s not slowing down at all in her already sterling career.
5 Patrick J. Adams
One of the sharpest and most intelligent shows on television today is the drama Suits on the USA network. The show stars the handsome Canadian actor Patrick J. Adams playing the role of a brilliant young lawyer named Mike Ross who actually didn’t attend law school. It’s an extremely well-written and elegantly filmed show, and it’s been constantly getting better since it debuted in 2011. If you don’t have Suits on your must-watch list, it’s not too late to start now.
4 Evangeline Lilly
Hailing from Alberta, Canada, Evangeline Lilly is another Canadian actress who is enjoying an extremely successful career in Hollywood. She has appeared in several hit projects including: Smallville, Lost and The Hurt Locker. She also has some big projects coming up. She will appear in the new Hobbit movie (The Battle of the Five Armies) and the new upcoming Marvel movie Ant-Man.
3 Scott Speedman
Although Scott Speedman was born in London, England, his family moved to Toronto when he was just 4-yrs-old. So he holds a dual nationality from both Canada and the United Kingdom. He came on the scene as a young stud on the television drama, Felicity in the late 90’s. Since then he has starred in movies like Underworld and The Vow. No matter how many new projects he does, he’ll most likely always be remembered as the young hunk named Ben from Felicity.
2 Estella Warren
Hailing from Ontario, Canada, Estella Warren was a dedicated synchronized swimmer for most of her early years. After that, she went on to become a model and appeared in shoots for Sports Illustrated and Victoria’s Secret. In her acting career, she has appeared in movies like Planet of the Apes and television shows like Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.
1 Taylor Kitsch:
One of hottest young Hollywood stars on the scene today is Taylor Kitsch. He first hit the spotlight on the network show Friday Night Lights. Since then, he has gone on to star in popular movies like Savages and Lone Survivor. However recently, he notched probably his biggest gig yet; he’ll have one of the major starring roles in the second season of True Detective starting next year on HBO.