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O Canada! We sure do love our neighbor up north, and we really love Canadians -- they seem just like you and me, except they're funnier, more self-deprecating and have way cooler policeman's uniforms.

In honor of the Toronto Film Festival, we're paying tribute to our favorite Canadian movie actors of today. Some of them wear their Canadian-ness proudly on their sleeves, while others ... well, we bet you didn't know they were Canadian at all. (Pretty sneaky, Keanu.)

And then, just to make things fun, we enlisted our resident Canadian colleague, Urlesque editor Stephen Lenz (born in Michael Cera's hometown of Brampton, Ontario), to help us rate these actors' true Canadian-ness. Some of his ratings threw us for a loop, it's true ... but that's what being Canadian's all aboot, eh? Jim Carrey, Rachel McAdams, Ellen Page and Seth Rogen
O Canada! We sure do love our neighbor up north, and we really love Canadians -- they seem just like you and me, except they're funnier, more self-deprecating and have way cooler policeman's uniforms.

In honor of the Toronto Film Festival, we're paying tribute to our favorite Canadian movie actors of today. Some of them wear their Canadian-ness proudly on their sleeves, while others ... well, we bet you didn't know they were Canadian at all. (Pretty sneaky, Keanu.)

And then, just to make things fun, we enlisted our resident Canadian colleague, Urlesque editor Stephen Lenz (born in Michael Cera's hometown of Brampton, Ontario), to help us rate these actors' true Canadian-ness. Some of his ratings threw us for a loop, it's true ... but that's what being Canadian's all aboot, eh?
-- By Patricia Chui and Kevin Polowy
Rachel McAdamsRachel McAdams
Birthplace: London, Ontario
Why We Love Her: The kind of girl you can take home to Mama (but no Goody Two Shoes, either), she's stolen our hearts completely away in nearly every film she's been in, from 'The Notebook' to 'Wedding Crashers' to the indie 'Married Life.'
How Canadian Is She? Grew up in St. Thomas, Ontario; was a competitive figure skater as a child; went to school in Toronto and attended the Original Kids Theatre Company there; graduated from York University; dated fellow Canuck Ryan Gosling; lives in Toronto.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 8

Ryan ReynoldsRyan Reynolds
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia
Why We Love Him: To all of you just now jumping on the bandwagon -- we saw him first. Not that we were swooning over him in 'Van Wilder,' but he made 'Just Friends' watchable and 'Definitely, Maybe' adorable. And now that the world's seen his talents (not a euphemism for "abs") in 'Wolverine' and 'The Proposal' -- with more to come in 'Green Lantern' and 'Deadpool' -- we guess we'll just have to learn to share.
How Canadian Is He? Starred in Canadian teen soap 'Hillside'; was engaged to fellow Canadian Alanis Morisette; married Scarjo in Tofino, British Columbia, and honeymooned on Vancouver Island. On the downside: "I'm not a hockey fan, which is why I had to leave Canada. They asked me to leave, in fact. Escorted out. No, I'm not a hockey fan. I can't even skate" (via RadioFree.com).
Degree of Canadian-ness: 4

Michael CeraMichael Cera
Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario
Why We Love Him: No matter how many times Cera plays the same role, as the impossibly lovable, baby-faced kid who wouldn't hurt a fly in films like 'Superbad' and 'Juno,' he's consistently hilarious (exception: 'Year One').
How Canadian Is He? His first acting gig was in a commercial for the popular Canadian donut chain Tim Hortons; splits time between L.A. and Brampton, where his family still lives.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 5

Ellen Page
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Why We Love Her: After a pair of notable roles in films big and small ('X-Men 3' and 'Hard Candy'), she was boss in the indie sensation 'Juno,' which earned her a well-deserved Oscar nomination. We expect big things from 'Whip It.'
How Canadian Is She? Won acclaim for roles in projects like 'Pit Pony,' 'Marion Bridge,' 'Trailer Park Boys' and 'ReGenesis,' which you'd probably have to be Canadian to know about; still resides in hometown of Halifax; nicknamed "The Tiny Canadian."
Degree of Canadian-ness: 7


Ryan GoslingRyan Gosling
Birthplace: London, Ontario
Why We Love Him: The intense thesp has mesmerized us since his coming-out party, in 2001's 'The Believer,' and he's proved he can work both crowd pleasers ('The Notebook') and critical darlings ('Half Nelson,' for which he earned an Oscar nomination).
How Canadian Is He? Splits time between Los Angeles (where he moved when he was 16, after dropping out of high school) and Toronto; dated Most Favored Canadian Rachel McAdams; many of his relatives still work at a paper mill in Ontario.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 6

Keanu ReevesKeanu Reeves
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon (grew up in Toronto)
Why We Love Him: Critics will always question his acting abilities, but there's no doubt as to the mark Reeves has left on Hollywood, starring in much-loved movies like 'Bill & Ted,' 'Speed,' 'Point Break' and 'The Matrix.'
How Canadian Is He? Played hockey in high school, and was an MVP goalie; acted in Canadian commercials and the CBC series 'Hangin' In'; was a correspondent for the CBC kids' show 'Going Great'; made first big movie appearance in 'Youngblood' as a goalie from Quebec; maintains Canadian citizenship.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 8

Sandra Oh
Birthplace: Nepean, Ontario
Why We Love Her: There were few scenes in 2004 as satisfying as the one in which she kicked the s*** out of Thomas Haden Church in 'Sideways.' She'll be back on the big screen in 2010 with John Cameron Mitchell's 'Rabbit Hole' ... and every week we get to watch her awesome bad self as our favorite doctor on 'Grey's Anatomy.'
How Canadian Is She? Turned down a journalism scholarship at Carleton University to study at the National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal; starred in several Canadian films, TV movies and stage productions; has won two Best Actress Genies (for 'Double Happiness' and 'Last Night') and hosted the Genie Awards in 2008.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 7

Taylor KitschTaylor Kitsch
Birthplace: Kelowna, British Columbia
Why We Love Him: He's smart, funny, talented ... oh, who are we kidding? He's all those things, but we love him because he's preeeettty. The 'Friday Night Lights' star's been making his move to the big screen with roles like Gambit in 'Wolverine' and future appearances in 'The Bang Bang Club' and 'John Carter of Mars' ... So when are we going to see 'X-Men Origins: Gambit'? Are you listening, 20th Century Fox?
How Canadian Is He? Was planning to become a professional hockey player and played in the BCHL for the Langley Hornets before injuring his knee; moved to New York in 2002 to become a model.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 6

Anna PaquinAnna Paquin
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Why We Love Her: Who knew, when she won an Oscar for 'The Piano' at 11, that she'd have staying power? We did. She was both innocent and feisty as Rogue in the 'X-Men' movies, and currently has us mesmerized as Sookie on HBO's 'True Blood.'
How Canadian Is She? Eh ... not so much, maybe. Moved to New Zealand at four and considers herself a Kiwi; but while filming 'Amistad' in Montreal one summer, she did travel to Toronto to film TV commercials for her old hometown telephone company (and she used a Canadian accent, too).
Degree of Canadian-ness: 1

Jim CarreyJim Carrey
Birthplace: Newmarket, Ontario
Why We Love Him: The spastic, elastic-faced funnyman's brought us comedy faves like 'Dumb & Dumber,' 'Liar Liar' and 'Bruce Almighty,' but has also proved he has serious dramatic chops, in 'Eternal Sunshine' and 'The Truman Show.'
How Canadian Is He? Of French-Canadian ancestry, his family's original surname is Carré; as a kid, was a member of the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets; once starred in the "Canadian skiing comedy" 'Copper Mountain'; chose Buffalo as setting to 'Bruce Almighty' because of its close proximity to his hometown.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 6

Elisha CuthbertElisha Cuthbert
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta
Why We Love Her: She fulfilled fantasies as the neighborhood porn star in the underrated comedy 'The Girl Next Door,' had a memorable role in 'Old School,' and isn't all that bad on TV's '24.'
How Canadian Is She? Americans Kim Kardashian and Eva Longoria can keep their football and basketball players – Cuthbert only dates hockey players (see Sean Avery and Dion Phaneuf); both her brother AND mother play hockey; wrote blog for NHL.com; fluent in French after spending most of childhood in Montreal.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 9

Seth RogenSeth Rogen
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia
Why We Love Him: He's gone from hilarious sidekick in Judd Apatow movies (not to mention TV's late, lamented 'Freaks and Geeks') to hilarious leading man in Judd Apatow movies to future superhero in the upcoming 'Green Hornet.' And may we say, after loving him in 'Funny People,' that we kind of preferred him with a little ... heft?
How Canadian Is He? Went to school and did commercials and standup in Vancouver (wrote 'Superbad' about his high school experience there); moved away after placing second in the Vancouver Amateur Comedy Contest; recently defended Canadian health care on 'Jimmy Kimmel.' Does not play hockey.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 5

Mike MyersMike Myers
Birthplace: Scarborough, Ontario
Why We Love Him: Despite duds like 'Cat in the Hat' and 'Love Guru,' he's still given us a much higher ratio of gems, from 'Wayne's World' to 'Austin Powers' to 'Shrek.'
How Canadian Is He? Very. Has a street named after him in his hometown; big-time Toronto Maple Leafs fan and frequently sports their jerseys; named his dogs after Leafs players (Gilmour and Borchevsky; also 99, presumably named after Ontario native Wayne Gretzky).
Degree of Canadian-ness: 10

Sarah PolleySarah Polley
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
Why We Love Her: Polley proved herself a remarkable actress in films produced both north ('The Sweet Hereafter,' 'My Life Without Me') and south of the border ('Go,' 'Dawn of the Dead') before making her directorial debut with the highly acclaimed 'Away From Her').
How Canadian Is She? Was muse to one of Canada's most beloved directors, Atom Egoyan; uncle was late Buffalo Sabres play-by-play man Ted Darling; cast one of Canada's most famous actors never to cross over to U.S. as lead in 'Away From Her'; has said she's "incapable of living anywhere else" but Canada and is active in local politics.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 10

Nathan FillionNathan Fillion
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta
We We Love Him: Most of his leading-man roles have been on TV ('Firely,' 'Castle'), but he's brought his wry, goofy hotness (or would that be hot goofiness?) to movies like 'Serenity,' 'Slither' and 'Waitress,' too. If you ask us, this guy's the reason the term "celebrity boyfriend" was invented.
How Canadian Is He? Went to school in Edmonton and attended the University of Alberta, moving to New York in 1994 to act in 'One Life to Live.' Told MoviesOnline, "I didn't play hockey as a kid and when I wanted to watch 'Greatest American Hero,' my dad wanted to watch hockey so I've had kind of like a disdain for hockey."
Degree of Canadian-ness: 4

Will ArnettWill Arnett

Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
Why We Love Him: His marriage to Amy Poehler ups his coolness by a factor of three; but the 'Arrested Development' alum consistently makes us laugh -- or at least smirk and cringe -- playing supporting comic roles be they in person ('Blades of Glory') or in voice alone ('Monsters vs. Aliens,' the upcoming 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs')
How Canadian Is He? Attended schools in Ontario and dropped out of Concordia University in Montreal after one semester; moved to New York when he was 20 to attend the Lee Strasberg Institute. Played hockey as a kid and claims to watch every Toronto Maple Leafs game each season.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 3

Jay BaruchelJay Baruchel
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario
Why We Love Him: The 'Undeclared' alum, geektastic and lovable in most roles, has range, too, starring in not only Judd Apatow fare like 'Knocked Up' but a Best Picture winner ('Million Dollar Baby') to boot. He killed in 'Tropic Thunder.'
How Canadian Is He? Baruchel, who currently lives in Montreal, co-hosted the Canadian TV show 'Popular Mechanics for Kids' with Elisha Cuthbert from 1997 to '98, has a red maple leaf tattooed on his chest, and is a diehard fan of the Montreal Canadiens.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 8

Catherine O'HaraCatherine O'Hara
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
Why We Love Her: One of the funniest comic actresses working today, she doesn't get nearly enough credit, yet keeps cracking us up with her manic verve -- and not just in Christopher Guest movies, either. She was a small bright spot in the indie 'Away We Go' and will contribute a voice to Spike Jonze's 'Where the Wild Things Are.'
How Canadian Is She? Joined Second City at 20, was a regular on 'SCTV'; quit 'Saturday Night Live' before it even aired to go back to 'SCTV'; is a naturalized U.S. citizen (gasp! half-point deduction!).
Degree of Canadian-ness: 9.5

Brendan FraserBrendan Fraser
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana (to Canadian parents)
Why We Love Him: He looks like a big kid who never seems to age, yet he's also a dependable action star -- we wouldn't find the 'Mummy' movies half as bearable if it weren't for his dorky sense of humor and charm.
How Canadian Is He? Attended boarding school in Toronto and later the Cornisch College of the Arts; speaks fluent French; though born in the U.S, he has dual citizenship and was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2006 -- becoming the first American-born actor ever to receive that honor.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 5

Eugene LevyEugene Levy
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario
Why We Love Him: He's one of the greatest character actors of our time, consistently funny whether in classic material ('American Pie,' Christopher Guest mockumentaries) or, um, not-so-classic material (four straight-to-DVD 'American Pie Presents' movies).
How Canadian Is He? Got his start on the Canadian sketch comedy TV show 'SCTV,' which also launched the careers of Martin Short and John Candy (among others); 2008 recipient of Canada's prestigious Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.
Degree of Canadian-ness: 10