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Newfoundland and Labrador Famous

People listed are almost always native to the province. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a province for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the province in their personal endeavors.


  • Dan LaCosta hockey player
  • Darren Langdon hockey player
  • Walter Learning director, founder theater new brunswick
  • Cluny MacPherson doctor, gas mask inventor
  • Kevin Major author
  • Shuan Majumder comedian, actor
  • Greg Malone actor
  • Richard "Rick" Mercer comedian, satirist
  • Lisa Moore author
  • Patrick Moran fiddler
  • Bernice Morgan author
  • Moses Morgan academic
  • Pamela Morgan singer, musician
  • Donna Morrissey author
  • Rex Murphy commentator
  • Hilda Chaulk Murray author
N - P
  • Mark Nichols curler
  • Richard "Dick" Nolan musician
  • Nonosbawsut leader beothuk people
  • Peg Norman documentary filmmaker
  • Lisa Oake television news journalist
  • Doug O'Brien hockey player
  • Tara Oram singer
  • Jim Payne musician
  • Rae Perlin artist
  • Vera Perlin advocate for mentally disabled
  • Edward "Ed" Picco politician
  • Gordon Pinsent actor
  • Al Pittman poet, playwright
  • Greg Power editor, poet
  • Edward "Teddy" Purcell hockey player
  • Christopher Pratt artist
  • Edwin John "E.J." Pratt poet

R - T

  • Alastair Ralphs professional wrestler
  • Thomas "Tommy" Ricketts victoria cross recipient
  • Gordon Rodgers poet
  • Ted Russell author
  • Michael Ryder hockey player
  • Thomas "Tommy" Sexton actor, comedian
  • Shanawdithit last surviving member beothuk people
  • Gerald "Rod" Snow rugby player
  • Peter "Snook" Soucy comedian, actor
  • Gerald "Gerry" Squires artist
  • Frank Stamp boxer
  • Georgina Stirling (Marie Toulinquet) opera singer
  • Kim Stockwood singer
  • William Taverner plantation owner, surveyor
  • Greg Thomey actor, playwright
W - Y
  • Sylvana Palma Windsor countess of st. andrews
  • Abraham Ulrikab inuk, european zoo exhibit
  • Michael Walker economist, founder fraser institute
  • Agnes Walsh actor, poet, playwright
  • Mary Walsh actress, comedian
  • Harold "Moose" Watson hockey olympic medalist
  • Harold Williams geologist
  • Andrew Younghusband television host, journalist

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About the Author

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This page was last updated on July 14, 2016.