There's an endless number of incredibly talented (not to mention beautiful) actresses who hail from Canada – some of them are just getting their starts while others have been on the scene for a number of years but are only recently being recognized for their incredible acting chops.
From all corners of the country, appearing on hit TV show and critically-acclaimed films, these are the top 10 Canadian actresses to watch.
It was recently announced that Canadian actress Molly Parker would play one of the lead roles in the highly-anticipated TV drama series "The Firm" based on the novel by John Grisham – it won't be long till she's on everyone's radars.
Although she's been on TV for a number of years, working on shows like "Being Erica," "Durham County" and "Musee Eden," this Montreal stunner with piercing eyes most recently acted in "Trauma" and "Being Human."
Nominated just days ago for a Gemini for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for her work on "Blackstone," BC's Carmen Moore also appeared in the pilot of "Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome."
From "Degrassi" alum to the popular "18 to Life," Angela Asher has been nominated for six awards for her work on "Hiccups," "Little Mosque" and "Less Than Kind."
A stunning redhead from the nation's capital region, Tracy Dawson's role on "Call Me Fitz" got her nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role.
Toronto gal Brooke Nevin was just nominated for her role on "Call Me Fitz" but is also working on another hit show "Breakout Kings."
Grace Lynn Kung
After being on "Being Erica" for one season, now this beauty hailing from Ottawa is a star on the hit show "InSecurity."
You've known her as Erica Strange on "Being Erica" for a number of years, and although she's a wholesome household name, her roles on TV's "Life Unexpected" as well as a number of flicks including "Rise of the Damned" will undoubtedly earn her even more widespread star power.
A regular on the most recent season of "Republic of Doyle," this St. John's native has also appeared in "Lost Girl" and "The Tudors."
Lauren Lee Smith
Appearing in this year's "Good Dog" and "The Listener," for which she was recently nominated for a Gemini Award, Smith will appear in the big-screen flick "Three Days in Havana" coming out in '12.
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