10 celebrities to try and spot in Toronto this July

Jun 29 2019, 1:34 am

Is there anything better than a celebrity sighting?! The hustle and bustle, fans screaming their name, trying to sneak a quick pic, or if you’re lucky enough maybe even an autograph.

With plenty of movies and TV shows currently in production in Toronto this summer, you just never know when you might spot your favourite actor or actress off-set, roaming the streets of our city.

Here are 10 celebrity faces to try and spot in Toronto this July.

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Minka Kelly


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Minka Kelly will be in Toronto for her role in the second season of the series Titans. Kelly got her first major role as Lyla on the hit television series Friday Night Lights, and then went on to star in feature films like The Roommate, 500 days of Summer, and Just Go With It.

Jason Priestley

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Jason Priestley may be spotted in Toronto this July filming for season four of the series Private Eyes. Priestley is best known for playing Brandon Walsh on the hit show Beverly Hills, 90210 — which recently filmed a reboot in Vancouver.

Sarah Rafferty

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Sarah Rafferty will be in Toronto through this month for her role in the ninth and final season of Suits. Rafferty has made small appearances in shows like Law & OrderBones, and Numb3rs before going on to star in Suits as Donna Roberta Paulsen.

Gabriel Macht


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Also joining Rafferty on the set of Suits is Gabriel Macht, who plays lead character Harvey Specter in the series. Rumour has it that these two Suits stars have been best friends for over 25 years after they met at a film festival!

Katherine Heigl


Also joining these two on the set of Suits is new series regular Katherine Heigl. Heigl is known for starring in Blockbuster films like Knocked Up alongside Seth Rogan, The Ugly Truth, Killers, Life As We Know It, and of course who could forget her run on Grey’s Anatomy.

Chace Crawford

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Best known for his portrayal of Nate Archibald on The CW’s Gossip Girl series, Chace Crawford may be spotted in Toronto this July for his latest role in the superhero drama series The Boys which is filming for its second season.

Karl Urban

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Also joining Crawford on the set of The Boys is New Zealand actor Karl Urban. You may remember him as Leonard McCoy in the Star Trek reboot film series, or as Éomer from The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Brendan Fraser


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Brendan Fraser may be spotted in town this month filming for the second season of Condor. Fraser is typically recognized for his early roles in movies like The Mummy trilogy, and George of the Jungle, along with most recently starring in TV series like Trust and DC Universe’s Doom Patrol.

Sonequa Martin-Green

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Sonequa Martin-Green will be in Toronto this month filming for the third season of Star Trek: Discovery, also going by its code name of Green Harvest. Martin-Green is best known for her portrayal of Sasha Williams on AMC’s The Walking Dead, along with reoccurring roles in The Good Wife and Once Upon a Time.

Lauren Lee Smith



Canadian actress Lauren Lee Smith will be in Toronto this July filming for the third season of the Frankie Drake Mysteries in which she holds the lead role. Smith has starred in TV shows like CTV’s The Listener and as Riley Adams in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

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