Can You Name All of These Celebrities on Canada’s Walk of Fame?

By: Ashley Linkletter
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Can You Name All of These Celebrities on Canada’s Walk of Fame?
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About This Quiz

Located in downtown Toronto, Canada's Walk of Fame is home to over 165 stars, offering concrete proof that we Canucks have plenty to offer in the fields of entertainment, philanthropy and sports. Actors, athletes and astronauts are just some of the celebrities who share this space, each having made a significant contribution to Canada and the rest of the world in their own unique and important way. In order to qualify for a nomination to the Walk of Fame, the individual (or group of individuals) must have made a significant contribution to Canadian culture while also representing the beliefs and attitudes that make our country so great. Any person can nominate their favourite icon and once a year a small and select number of people are announced as inductees. 

With talents spanning over the course of a hundred years, the following stars on the Walk of Fame are scientific innovators, groundbreaking artists, fashion icons, civil rights activists, world record holders, award-winners and game-changers. 

Ready to test your knowledge of Canada's extensive pool of talent with this 100 percent CanCon quiz? Then let's take a virtual tour through Canada's Walk of Fame and learn all about the people who have helped shape Canada's cultural history.

Catherine O'Hara Which actor on"Schitt's Creek" is known for their character's impressive wig collection and love of Herb Ertlinger fruit wine?
Annie Murphy
Catherine O'Hara
Known for her stand-out roles in "Best In Show," "Beetlejuice" and "Home Alone," Catherine O'Hara has been nominated for her first Primetime Emmy Award (2019) for her portrayal of Moira Rose on Schitt's Creek.
Cobie Smulders
Caroline Rhea

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Jason Priestley Who played teen heartthrob Brandon Walsh on "90210"?
Jason Priestley
Vancouver-born Jason Priestly is best known for his portrayal of Brandon Walsh, friend and rival of Dylan McKay (as portrayed by the late Luke Perry). With 34 directing credits to his name (including 15 episodes of the "90210" spinoff "Beverly Hills, 90210"), Priestly is also an accomplished documentarian and producer.
Luke Perry
Brian Austin Green
David Charvet

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Christine Sinclair Which soccer player has been named Canadian Player of the Year 14 times?
Karina LeBlanc
Desiree Scott
Vanessa Gilles
Christine Sinclair
Over the course of five FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments, three Summer Olympic Games and a staggering number of club tournaments, Christine Sinclair's illustrious career as Canada's best soccer player has earned her 182 career goals (second only to US player Abby Wambach).

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Dr Roberta Bondar This famous astronaut and neurologist was the first Canadian woman to go to space. Who is she?
Dr. Marina Elliott
Julie Payette
Dr. Roberta Bondar
In addition to her remarkable contributions in the fields of space exploration and medicine, Dr. Bondar was recently named a Companion of the Order of Canada, Canada's highest accolade for those who have continuously demonstrated excellence towards Canada and humankind.
Dr. Jenni Sidey

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Phil Hartman A multitalented member of acclaimed improv group The Groundlings, which comic actor voiced Troy McClure on "The Simpsons"?
John Candy
Chris Farley
Phil Hartman
Before his tragic death in 1998, Phil Hartman was well known for his comedic acting skills on "Pee Wee Herman," "SNL" and "NewsRadio." Unbeknownst to many, Hartman was also a highly skilled artist and graphic designer, creating logos and album covers for bands such as Steely Dan and America.
Rick Moranis

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Alex Trebek This former CBC employee would rather have you answer in the form of a question. Who are they?
Who is Peter Mansbridge?
Who is Alan Thicke?
Who is Alex Trebek?
Alex Trebek has been the host of "Jeopardy!" for 35 years. In 2014 he became the world recorder holder for longest-running game show host (and has yet to be defeated; his contract doesn't expire until 2022).
Who is Howie Mandel?

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Timothy Findley What was the name of the two-time Governor General's Award-winning writer who authored "The Wars" and "Famous Last Words"?
Timothy Findley
Author of 10 novels, three short story collections and numerous plays, Timothy Findley was best known for inventing the Southern Ontario Gothic genre. Findley spent the last years of his life living with his longtime partner, author Bill Whitehead, in Stratford, Ontario. He died in June of 2002.
Michael Ondaatje
John Irving
Yann Martel

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Jann Arden Do you know who sang the 1994 hit adult contemporary song "Insensitive"?
Jann Arden
Jann Arden's first album "I Would Die For You" was a multiplatinum, runaway success. Her sophomore album "Living Under June" featured the hit song "Insensitive." Arden is also a guest host on CBC radio, an author, an actor and writer on the CTV show "Jann."
Jewel
Jane Siberry
Alanis Morissette

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Bryan Adams During the summer of '69, this rock legend famously got their first real six-string at the five-and-dime (those were the best days of their life). Who are they?
Corey Hart
Kim Mitchell
Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams is known for an impressive rock n' roll catalogue, but did you know he's also an accomplished fashion photographer? His pictures have appeared in magazines such as British Vogue, Interview and Esquire (he even snapped a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II)!
Neil Young

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James Cameron Which Academy Award-winning director has taken us deep into "The Abyss," made us believe "True Lies" and shown us just how terrifying "Aliens" can be?
David Cronenberg
Atom Egoyan
James Cameron
Known for his innovative and often grueling shooting conditions, James Cameron pioneered the use of motion capture green screen technology in "Avatar." Underwater adventure film "The Abyss" was one of the first movies to use to CGI to create the moving liquid water form.
Steven Spielberg

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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Which ice dancing duo from London, Ontario has won a record-breaking five career Olympic medals in the figure skating division?
Isabelle Brasseur and Lloyd Eisler
Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon
Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have been skating together for over 20 years, recently picking up two gold medals at the Winter 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Despite a rumoured romance between the two, Moir recently announced his engagement to childhood skating partner Jackie Mascarin.

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Ferguson Jenkins In 1991, this 6'5" retired pitcher was the first Canadian inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Who are they?
Ferguson Jenkins
Besides pitching for teams such as the Philadelphia Phillies, the Chicago Cubs and the Texas Rangers, Jenkins also used to play basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters during the off-season.
Jon Rauch
Roberto Alomar
John Olerud

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Viola Desmond The first Canadian woman to appear on a $10 bill is remembered for their significant contributions to the civil rights movement. What is her name?
Mary Ann Shadd
Carrie Best
Viola Desmond
In 1946, Viola Desmond defied racial segregation in Halifax, Nova Scotia by refusing to move from the "whites only" section of a movie theatre, at which point they were forcibly removed from the theatre and imprisoned overnight. Desmond was given her own "Heritage Minute" in 2016.
Harriet Tubman

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Will Arnett Which gravelly-voiced actor was part of an ensemble cast in "Arrested Development," "The Lego Batman Movie" and "30 Rock"?
Will Arnett
Prior to his breakout role of disgraced magician George Oscar "GOB" Bluth on "Arrested Development," Toronto-born Arnett worked as a voiceover actor for commercials and movie trailers.
Michael Cera
Jason Bateman
David Cross

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Frank Gehry This postmodern architect designed the guitar-shaped Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle and the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. Who is he?
Frank Gehry
Gehry's brilliant Deconstructivist architectural designs are found all over the world, including the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris and the Peter B. Lewis Building in Cleveland, Ohio.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Douglas Cardinal
Jack Diamond

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Carly Rae Jepsen Hey! This is crazy, but which Canadian pop star wants you to call them, maybe?
Avril Lavigne
Fefe Dobson
Lights
Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen's career took off when she placed third on "Canadian Idol" in 2007. Her breakout song, "Call Me Maybe" from the album "Kiss" helped Jepsen reach a larger American audience. She has since released two critically acclaimed follow-up albums, "Emotion" and "Dedicated."

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Wayne Gretzky This hockey player scored a record-breaking 894 goals throughout their career. What is their name?
Bobby Ore
Wayne Gretzky
With his spectacular ability to anticipate and improvise plays, Wayne Gretzky (also known as The Great One) has shattered over 60 NHL records throughout his career. At the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, Gretzky had the honour of lighting the Olympic cauldron at BC Stadium Place.
Mario Lemieux
Maurice Richard

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Drake Which Toronto-born rapper and singer got their start on "Degrassi: The Next Generation"?
k-os
Sean Paul
Snow
Drake
Before Aubrey Drake Graham became a four-time Grammy Award-winning singer and rapper, he was an actor, playing the character Jimmy on "Degrassi: The Next Generation" before appearing in the 2007 indie comedy "Charlie Bartlett."

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David Suzuki Who is the host of "The Nature of Things"?
Ron MacLean
Michael Enright
David Suzuki
Scientists and environmentalist David Suzuki has been hosting "The Nature Of Things With David Suzuki" for 40 years. Each episode is its own mini-documentary, offering Canadians a closer look at nature, scientific discovery and environmental issues.
Frank Wolf

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Leonard Cohen Which Quebec-born singer wrote and performed the song "So Long, Marianne"?
Leonard Cohen
Singer, musician, poet and author, Leonard Cohen remains a celebrated virtuoso and literary figure for the Canadian arts. The song "Hallelujah," which Cohen wrote for his 1984 album "Various Positions," has been covered by hundreds of recording artists worldwide.
Tom Waits
Gord Downie
Neil Young

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Margaret Atwood Who wrote the dystopian novel "The Handmaid's Tale"?
Alice Munro
Margaret Laurence
Margaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood is the author of 16 novels and the recipient of many awards, including the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Booker Prize and the Governor General's Award. She is the first participant in the Norwegian Future Library project; her unread story won't be published until the year 2114.
Louise Penny

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Dan Ackroyd This Canadian funnyman co-wrote and starred in the hit 1984 film "Ghostbusters." Who is he?
Dan Aykroyd
SNL-alumnus Dan Aykroyd also stars in "The Blues Brothers," "Coming To America" and "Grosse Point Blank." His winery, Dan Aykroyd Wine, uses several grape varietals that have been grown in Ontario's Niagara Peninsula.
Bill Murray
Chevy Chase
John Belushi

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Dr James Naismith In 1891, this person invented basketball at the age of 30. What is his name?
Abner Doubleday
Walter Wingfield
James Creighton
Dr. James Naismith
Dr. James Naismith, a teacher and a physician, invented what is now known as basketball in response to unruly students who were confined to the indoors during an especially cold winter season. The very first games utilized a soccer ball and peach baskets in place of basketball hoops.

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Linda Evangelista Which '90s fashion model was quoted as saying they wouldn't wake up for less than $10,000 a day?
Coco Rocha
Jessica Stam
Linda Evangelista
Born in St. Catherines, Ontario and known for her ability to transform her look at the drop of a hat, Linda Evangelista's iconic look and trendsetting short hair style elevated her to official '90s supermodel status alongside Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford.
Naomi Campbell

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Pamela Anderson Which blonde bombshell is famous for patrolling the beaches of Los Angeles County in slow motion?
Carmen Electra
Yasmine Bleeth
Denise Richards
Pamela Anderson
Discovered by accident on the Jumbotron at a BC Lion's CFL game in Vancouver, Pamela Anderson went on to star in "Baywatch," "Home Improvement" and "Barb Wire." Anderson is a vocal animal rights activist and a longtime member of PETA.

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Leslie Nielsen Although this actor went on to star in comedies such as "Airplane!" and "The Naked Gun," they spent the first half of their career playing serious roles. Who were they?
Leslie Nielsen
Before making the switch to comedy, Leslie Neilsen starred in classic films such as "Forbidden Planet," "The Poseidon Adventure" and "Tammy And The Bachelor." Some of his earliest work involved narrating shorts for the National Film Board Of Canada.
John Candy
Robert Goulet
David Zucker

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Terry Fox Beginning on April 12, 1980, this heroic individual would go on to run 5,373 kilometers through Quebec and Ontario on a Marathon Of Hope for cancer research. Who were they?
Donovan Bailey
David John Ellis
Curtis Hargrove
Terry Fox
Terry Fox was diagnosed with bone cancer when he was 18, resulting in his right leg being amputated above the knee. Although Fox was unable to complete his run and tragically died of lung cancer at the age of 22, the Terry Fox Foundation has gone on to raise over $600 million for cancer research.

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Mr Dressup Who could always be found on weekday mornings looking through the Tickle Trunk alongside their good friends Casey and Finnegan?
Fred Penner
Mr. Dressup
A former puppeteering assistant on "Mister Roger's Neighbourhood," Ernie Coombs hosted the beloved children's CBC Television show "Mr. Dressup" for almost 30 years between 1967 and 1996.
Mr. Rogers
The Friendly Giant

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Michael J Fox Which actor got their start playing Young Republican Alex P. Keaton on "Family Ties"?
Matthew Broderick
Justin Bateman
Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox would go on to star in all three "Back To The Future" movies as well as the sitcom "Spin City," which he retired from after the third season due to complications with Parkinson's Disease. He is still acting and is the founder of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's research.
Eric Stolz

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The Weeknd This singer, songwriter and producer started their career making underground mixtapes (they're also known for being a "Starboy"). Who are they?
The Weeknd
Toronto-born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (also known by his stage name, The Weeknd) has won three Grammy Awards and nine Juno Awards for his three studio albums, "Kiss Land," "Beauty Behind The Madness," and "Starboy." "My Dear Melancholy" is his most recent album.
Drake
Buck 65
A-Trak

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Eugene Levy Which actor is known for their trademark eyebrows and reoccurring roles in Christopher Guest movies?
Ed Begley Jr.
Bob Balaban
Daniel Levy
Eugene Levy
Eugene Levy not only starred in Guest's films "Best In Show," "A Mighty Wind" and "For Your Consideration," he also co-wrote them. A veteran comedy actor and SCTV-alumnus, Levy currently produces, writes and stars in "Schitt's Creek" along with son Daniel Levy and daughter Sarah Levy.

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Colonel Chris Hadfield Which astronaut performed David Bowie's "Space Oddity" while orbiting the Earth?
Dr. Robert Thirsk
Dr. Steve MacLean
Colonel Chris Hadfield
Colonel Chris Hadfield, who before retiring in 2013, had logged 166 days in space, regularly used his free time on the International Space Station to play his guitar and record music. Hadfield's album "Space Sessions: Songs From A Tin Can" is a recording of music he played while on the ISS.
Jeremy Hansen

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William Shatner Who played Captain James Tiberius Kirk on "Star Trek"?
Patrick Stewart
Leonard Nimoy
Walter Koenig
William Shatner
William Shatner made the decision to switch from business and finance to acting while attending McGill University in Montreal. In addition to his starring role as Captain of the USS Enterprise, Shatner has had guest appearances in movies, sitcoms, law procedurals and late-night talk shows.

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Shania Twain This country singer is well-known for their hit album "Come On Over"? What is their name?
Shania Twain
Shania Twain's third studio album "Come On Over" was released in 1997. Featuring the single "Man! I Feel Like A Woman!" it remains the top-selling country album of all time as well as being the best-selling album by any Canadian artist and the best-selling album by a woman.
Terri Clark
Anne Murray
Amy Sky

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Jim Carrey Which prolific comic actor got their start on "In Living Colour" playing Fire Marshall Bill?
Martin Short
Mike Myers
Jim Carrey
After the success of "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" and "Dumb and Dumber" Jim Carrey became one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. Carrey would later make the switch to dramatic actor, starring in "Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind" and "Man On The Moon."
John Candy

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John Candy This actor starred opposite Steve Martin in the movie "Planes, Trains and Automobiles." Who were they?
Martin Short
Chevy Chase
Rick Moranis
John Candy
Despite a long list of film credits, John Candy began his career as a sports journalist. His eventual involvement with Second City and "Second City TV" led to Candy's career as an accomplished comedic actor up until his untimely death in 1994.

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Tragically Hip Which musical group was known for their hit songs "Ahead By A Century" and "Bobcaygeon"?
Tragically Hip
When singer Gord Downie announced his diagnosis of terminal brain cancer, the Tragically Hip embarked on one final tour in 2016. Their very last concert was televised by the CBC, and it is estimated that one-third of Canada's population tuned in for the occasion.
Rush
Sloan
The Guess Who

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Oscar Peterson This famed jazz pianist and composer wrote the piece "The Canadiana Suite" about their love of Canada in the 1960s. Who were they?
Vince Guaraldi
Miles Davis
Oscar Peterson
Oscar Peterson played in trios and quartets, performing and recording alongside jazz greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. They were the recipient of multiple Grammy Awards in addition to a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award.
Chet Baker

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Michael Bublé A lover of jazz standards, this crooner's album "To Be Loved" won a Grammy Award for "Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album." Who are they?
Harry Connick Jr.
Jamie Cullum
Elvis Costello
Michael Bublé
A resident of Vancouver, British Columbia, singer and producer Michael Bublé is a passionate supporter of the Vancouver Canucks as well as the Vancouver Giants (a major junior hockey team Bublé co-owns.)

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Celine Dion Who sang the Oscar-winning song "My Heart Will Go On"?
Céline Dion
Céline Dion began her career early in life, singing and recording her albums in French (her native language). After many world tours, Dion performed five shows a week during her residency at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas between 2004 and 2007 (a whopping 600 shows in total).
Jann Arden
Sarah McLachlan
Alanis Morissette

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