The 12 funniest Canadians of all time
Samantha Bee got her start in comedy as a correspondent on ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.’
Tommy Chong Hey, man… Another one of the stoner film icons is, you guessed it, Canadian! Chong got started in the comedy duo Cheech and Chong and eventually starred in ‘Up in Smoke.’
Dan Aykroyd With his quick wit and ability to deliver the perfect punchline, this Ottawan has been making audiences laugh for decades.
Seth Rogen Born and raised in Vancouver, this stoner-flick hero found huge success with the hilarious film Superbad.’
Jim Carrey Alllrighty then! This goofy Canuck is one of the country’s biggest exports to Hollywood, starring in iconic films like ‘Ace Ventura,’ ‘The Mask’ and ‘Man On The Moon.’
Russell Peters is a hilarious stand-up comedian known for his sharp wit and clever observations.
Mike Myers “Oh, behave!” This absurd Toronto actor is known for his iconic performances in films like ‘Austin Powers’ and ‘Wayne’s World.’
Norm Macdonald A comedy legend known for his deadpan delivery and signature blend of cynicism and wit.
Leslie Nielsen “I am serious, and don’t call me Shirley.” Born in Regina, this funny man starred in some of the most absurd comedies ever like ‘Airplane!’ and ‘The Naked Gun.’
Caroline Rhea “I know what you’re thinking. It’s Amy Schumer with the old age face app,” Rhea recently joked at a Comedy Central roast of Alec Baldwin.
Colin Mochrie Even though he was born in Scotland, Canada claims this ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway’ star as their own.
Catherine O’Hara This legend’s career is full of gems from ‘Best in Show’ to ‘Home Alone.