MOST FAMOUS CANADIANS

Here are the most famous Canadians and what they are famous for.  Their last names start with letters M-O.  You can find more famous Canucks if yo check under specific categories (music, actors, etc.).   Or you can click on a name for more information about that Canadian.



MOST  FAMOUS  CANADIANS

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MacDonald, Flora - Politician/Humanitarian (Canad'as 1st Female Foreign Minister, Flora's House)
MacDonald, John A. - Canada's First Prime Minister (Principal author of Canada's Constitution)
MacKenzie, Lewis A. - Soldier/Peacekeeper (Peacekeeper Gaza Strip, Cyprus, Viet Nam, Yugoslavia)
MacLean, Steve - Astronaut (President of Canadian Space Agency, flew on Space Shuttle Columbia, Chief Science Advisor ISS)
MacNeil, Robert - TV Anchor (The MacNeil/Lehrer Report
Mandell, Howie - Comedian/TV Host (Deal or No Deal, America's Got Talent)
Maslany, Tatia - Actress (Orphan Black, Heartland, Being Erica, The Nativity, Grown Up Movie Star)
Massey,Raymond - Actor (Abe Lincoln, Dr. Kildare)
McAdams, Rachel - Actress (Mean Girls, The Notebook, Spotlight)
McCormack, Eric - Actor (Will & Grace, Travelers)
McGarrigle Sisters - Singers/Songwriters (songs covered by Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, Cyndi Lauper)
McKennitt, Loreena - Musician/Composer (Celtic style, Juno and Billboard Awards)
McLachlan, Sarah - Singer/Songwriter (Building a Mystery, I Will Remember You, Surfacing, Lilith Fair)
McLuhan, Marshall - Professor/Writer (The Mechanical Bridge, The Gutenberg Galaxy)
McTaggart, David - Environmentalist (Co-Founder of Greenpeace)
Mehta, Deepa - Director/Screenwriter (Martha, Ruth and Edie, Sam & Me, Bollywood/Hollywood, Water)
Messier, Mark - Hockey Player (Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, considered one of the greatest NHL players of all time)
Michaels, Lorne - Producer/Writer ("Saturday Night Live")
Mitchell, Joni - Singer/Songrwiter (Both Sides Now, Big Yellow Taxi, Woodstock)
Mochrie, Colin - Comedian (Whose Line Is It Anyway, This Hour Has 22 Minutes)
Moir, Scott - Ice Dancer (Scott along with partner Tessa Virture are the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history)
Monteith, Cory - Actor (Glee)
Montgomery, Lucy Maude - Author (Anne of Green Gables)
Moore, Greg - Racecar Driver (Player's Forsythe Team, 1995 Indy Lights Champion)
Moranis, Rick - Actor (SCTV, Ghostbusters, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Parenthood, The Flintstones)
Morissette, Alanis - Singer/Songwriter (Ironic, You Aughta Know, Thank You)
Moss, Carrie-Anne - Actress (The Matrix Trilogy, Disturbia, Jessica Jones)
Mowat, Farley - Author/Environmentalist (Never Cry Wolf, The Snow Walker, A Whale for the Killing)
Murray, Anne - Singer (Snowbird, You Needed Me)
Myers, Mike - Actor (Saturday Night Live, Wayne's World, Austin Powers)
Myles, Alannah - Singer/Songwriter (Black Velvet, Love Is, Lover of Mine)

MOST FAMOUS CANADIANS

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Naismith, James - Inventor (Basketball 1891)
Nash, Steve - Basketball Player (8x NBA All-Star, 2x NBA Most Valuable Player)
Negraneau, Daniel - Poker Player (6 World Series of Poker bracelets and 2 World Poker Tour championship titles)
Nelligan, Kate - Actress (The Prince of Tides, Frankie and Johnny, A Moon for the Misbegotten, The Diamond Fleece)
Nestor, Daniel - Tennis Player (15 Grand Slam Doubles Championships, 1st doubles player in ATP history to win 1000 matches)   
Nielsen, Leslie - Actor (Airplane, Naked Gun)

MOST FAMOUS CANADIANS

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Oh, Sandra - Actress (Grey's Anatomy)
O'Hara, Catherine - Actress (SCTV, Beetlejuice, Home Alone, Schitt's Creek) 
Ondaatje, Michael - Author (The English Patient)
Orr, Bobby - Hockey Player (Boston, Chicago, Canadia's National Team.  One of the greatest hockey players of all time)