Famous People from Toronto

Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. It is a vast and cosmopolitan areaand over the years has produced some very successful and talented individuals.

In fact, the city is continuing to churn out some top class talent, and here is a look at the latest bunch of Toronto natives to watch out for.

There is thriving music scene in Toronto including an ever growing rap scene, in which local rapper Abdominal is currently making waves. The 38-year old,whose real name is Andy Bernstein has released the albums, Flotation Device, Escape from the Pigeon Hole and Sitting Music and is an ever growing presence in Canada.

Kevin Brereton
Another rapper, k-os or Kevin Brereton as he is also known is a huge name in Canada and he tries to invoke positive messages, rather than the harsh reality normally associated with rappers. The star has produced a number of successful albums, including Exit, Yes and his latest release Black on Blonde.

Mr. Attic
Also on the hip-hop scene is producer Mr. Attic, who has been producing music since the 1990’s and has worked with some huge names including, 50 Cent, The Game and Lloyd Banks.

Billy Talent
One band worth watching in Toronto is the popular alternative-rock group Billy Talent. It took the band almost 10 years to achieve mainstream success, but they have since gone on to have huge success with albums such as Billy Talent I, II and III and Dead Silence.

The Birthday Massacre
Another Toronto band that took a while to achieve success is the synth-rock group The Birthday Massacre. Theband normally abbreviate their name to TBM and have an ever growing army of fans, particularly on the internet where they have a cult like following.

Shay Mitchell
There are also plenty of actors and actresses coming out of Toronto. One that looks like she could be set to become a huge star is Shay Mitchell. Mitchell is the star of ABC show Pretty Little Liars in which she stars as Emily Fields and many believe that role could catapult her on to stardom.

Chris Diamantopoulos
Another actor that is being tipped for the top and also hails from Toronto is Chris Diamantopoulos,who is the star of the upcomingThree Stooge’s film and has also been in programmes such as 24, American Dad and Up All Night.

Samantha Bee
Arising acting talent also coming from Toronto is comedic actress Samantha Bee. Bee got her big break on the Daily Show and has been working as a comedic roving reporter in various segments of the programme.


Sook-Yin Lee

Finally, one supremely talented Toronto native is Sook-Yin Lee who is a broadcaster, a musician, filmmaker and an actress and has released the solo albums Lavinia’s Tongueand Wigs N Guns as well as Electric Blues with her band Slan.

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Gareth Williams

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