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Toronto ranks 39th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Montevideo, Amsterdam, and Naples. Memorable people born in Toronto include Frank Gehry, Christopher Plummer, and Jim Carrey. Memorable people who died in Toronto include Marshall McLuhan, Glenn Gould, and Emma Goldman. Toronto has been the birth place of many actors and musicians and the death place of many writers and musicians. Toronto is located in Canada.

Toronto is the capital city of the Canadian province of Ontario. With a recorded population of 2,731,571 in 2016, 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 9,245,438 people surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) proper had a 2016 population of 6,417,516. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2000, Toronto was the birth place of 140 globally memorable people, including Frank Gehry, Christopher Plummer, and Jim Carrey. Additionaly, 39 globally memorable people have passed away in Toronto including Marshall McLuhan, Glenn Gould, and Emma Goldman.

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Most individuals born in present day Toronto were actors (68), musicians (11), singers (6), basketball players (6), and wrestlers (5),  while most who died were writers (5), musicians (4), athletes (4), politicians (4), and actors (3).

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

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 21 globally memorable people born in Toronto since 1700.