8 Canadian Actors Who Are Part of Marvel Character Universe


Marvel Cinematic Universe is a franchise based in the US. It centers around the superhero genre. It consists of great actors, and thus it’s a big cinematic universe. All Marvel characters are based on comics and appear in marvel comics.

The superheroes in MCU are fans’ favorite, though some have selected a few characters as their main heroes.For Marvel fans in Canada, you will be thrilled to know that some of the superheroes in the marvel cinematic universe were born in Canada.

However, one has to watch all the MCU movies in order to find a favorite character. Below are some of the Canadian actors who are part of the Marvel Universe.

Cobie Smulders

Her dream was to become a doctor or a biologist in the marine. But all that dream changed when Cobie started appearing as an actor in school productions. And her love as an actor grew. Her birth town was in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Canada 1982, April 3.  Her acting didn’t go unnoticed, for she was talented. 

She portrays Mariah Hills in MCU. And, she appeared in many marvel films like the Avengers, the Captain America winter soldier, Avengers Age of Ultron, Infinity War, and the Avengers End game.

Nathan Fillion

He’s not a stranger in Canada, for he has appeared in many popular shows, including a tv series known as Castle. Although his role as Captain Malcolm on firefly was superb, his acting made him a fan favorite and received a large following.

Nathan was born in Alberta, Canada, in the year 1971. He moved to the US in 1994, there, he started his acting career and participated in the theater.

Nathan’s career as an actor has seen him appear in marvel films, though not physically, his voice has. For example, he voiced a character known as monstrous Inmate in the movie guardian of the galaxy.

Dillon Casey

Born in 1983 in Dallas, USA, Dillon Casey is an actor and a writer. Though he has dual citizenship in Canada, he is widely known for appearing in hit series such as The Vampire Diaries and skins. Dillon has also featured in marvel as Will Daniels in Agents of S.H.I.E.LD. That’s where he made his start in the MCU.

Serinda Swan

Swan was born in West Vancouver in Canada, British Columbia. Her father was a renowned director, while her mother had embraced acting. Now we know the reason she ended up as an actor. She started acting at the age of 3yrs. Being an actor was always in her blood. 

She has made a name for herself as she appeared in series such as Smallville, Supernatural, and Blood ties.  She also appeared in Marvel, playing the role of Medusa.

Rachael McAdams

Rachael was born in Ontario, London, Canada. At 13, she made her debut in acting. She’s known to appear in romantic comedies and teen movies such as sling and arrows, mean girls, and the notebook. She made her debut in the Marvel film Doctor Strange where she starred as Dr. Christine Palmer, proving just how versatile her acting can be.

Emily VanCamp

Emily was born in Port Perry, Canada, on May 12, 1986. She has had a leading role in Everwood, Brothers and Sisters (ABC drama), and on 2011’s- revenge. In addition, she is a member of marvel characters as Sharon Carter/ Agent 13 in Captain America, in The Winter Soldier, and appeared in Captain America civil war.

Simu Liu

Simu was born in 1989 in Harbin, China, but he moved to Canada at the age of 5 yrs. He grew up in Ontario, Mississauga.  After settling for a film career, it wasn’t long for him to find a role, and he did so in series such as Nikita, Heroes reborn, Warehouse, Air Crash Investigation.

Not only is Liu an actor, he’s also a professional stuntman. His career as an actor has been on a high as he made his debut in Marvel Cinematic Universe as a leading role in a 2021 marvel movie Shang Chi as Shang Chi.

Jonathan Schwartz

Jonathan was born in Toronto, Ontario the year 1982, on September 12. He started acting at the age of 8years. And at that age, he was on a show known as goosebumps, a TV series.

His work can be seen in the Marvel Universe. He has had a significant role in producing some of the best movies we have seen, including Guardian of the Galaxy, Guardian of the Galaxy Volume 2 as an executive producer, Captain Marvel, and Shang-Chi.

Jonathan also played a significant role in Iron Man 2, Captain America, and Thor while working with Kevin Feige.


We enjoy watching movies, and superhero movies make us find that one excellent character you enjoy watching. Knowing the background of each character makes it even more entertaining.

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