How Aboot That?: Stars that You Didn’t Know are Canadian

Although Canada is generally content to leave America to their fist-shaking and other shows of dominance on the world stage, there are some things of theirs that they know America can’t live without. We’re not talking about softwood lumber or steel. We’re talking about the celebrities that creep down south every year, hide their Canadian accents, and star in American movies.

A ton of your favorite celebrities who are the living embodiment of the LA and Hollywood lifestyle are actually closet Canadians. Today, we’re going to take a look at some stars that you didn’t realize were Canadian.

Ryan Reynolds

The secret’s out! Canada has all the best Ryans, and they’re shipping them south of the border at alarming rates.

Ryan Reynolds, who we all know and love from his recent turn as Deadpool, is actually Canadian. He was born in Vancouver, got his start doing Canadian TV, and was even briefly engaged to Canadian folk/rock singer Alanis Morisette for three years before they broke it off. Much to the horror of Canadian women everywhere, he married American actress Blake Lively after they met while filming Green Lantern. Although he does have a brother that’s in the uber-Canadian Royal Canadian Mounted Police, he spends most of his time down in Los Angeles.

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