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Toronto ranks 31st in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind São Paulo, Florence, and Venice. Memorable people born in Toronto include Frank Gehry, Christopher Plummer, and Glenn Gould. Memorable people who died in Toronto include Lucy Maud Montgomery, Marshall McLuhan, and Glenn Gould. Toronto has been the birth place of many actors and musicians and the death place of many actors and athletes. Toronto is located in Canada.

Toronto is the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario. With a recorded population of 2,794,356 in 2021, it is the most populous city in Canada and the fourth most populous city in North America. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,765,188 people surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area proper had a 2021 population of 6,712,341. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, sports and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 1859 and 2002, Toronto was the birth place of 213 globally memorable people, including Frank Gehry, Christopher Plummer, and Glenn Gould. Additionaly, 64 globally memorable people have passed away in Toronto including Lucy Maud Montgomery, Marshall McLuhan, and Glenn Gould.

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Most individuals born in present day Toronto were actors (85), musicians (11), singers (11), basketball players (10), and athletes (9),  while most who died were actors (8), athletes (8), politicians (8), writers (5), and musicians (5).

Over the past 100 years, actors have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Toronto, including Christopher Plummer, Mike Myers, and Rick Moranis. Whereas, throughout history, actors have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Toronto, including Christopher Plummer, Mary Pickford, and Mike Myers.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in Toronto since 1700.