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It Came from... Canada

A new semi-recurring feature in which we highlight/celebrate/deride celebrities from a particular geographic location. Have a location you'd like to see highlighted? Submit your suggestions as a comment below. William Shatner. (Photo Illustration by Liz Kelly) Today, we shine a spotlight on performers who hail from our northern neighbor -- Canada. Before you dismiss the Canuck celeb gene pool as all McKenzie brothers and Celine Dions, just consider these fine peformers -- Canadians all -- who have made a Maple leaf-sized impact on the entertainment landscape: Pam Anderson - No, this busty blonde wasn't born fully formed on a California beach. Pamela Denise Anderson hails from Comox, British Columbia, and worked as a Vancouver fitness instructor and Labatt's beer model before springing to fame as one of David Hasselhoff's luscious lifeguards on "Baywatch." William Shatner - They grow their hams big north of the border. Shatner-sized to be precise. The...

By Liz Kelly  | December 4, 2008; 11:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (78)
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