Everybody loves a celebrity sighting!
The hustle and bustle, your heart starts racing, fans are screaming their name — all while 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 right now, you just never know when you might spot your favourite actor or actress off-set, roaming the streets of the 6ix.
Here are 13 celebrity faces to try and spot in Toronto this August.
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 may be seen in Toronto this August 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 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 & Order, Bones, and Numb3rs before going on to star in Suits as Donna Roberta Paulsen.
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!
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.
Gina Rodriguez may be spotted in the city this month. Rodriguez will be in Toronto from August to September for her latest role in the feature film Awake. You probably remember her best as Jane on the hit CW show Jane the Virgin.
Catherine Bell will be in Toronto this August filming for season six of Good Witch. Bell is known for playing Major Sarah MacKenzie in the TV series JAG, and as Denise Sherwood in the American drama series Army Wives.
Joining Bell on the set of Good Witch is Bailee Madison. You may remember her from movies like Brothers, Parental Guidance, or as Adam Sandler’s fake daughter in Just Go With It.
Best known for his portrayal of Nate Archibald on The CW’s Gossip Girl series, Chace Crawford may be spotted in Toronto this August for his latest role in the superhero drama series The Boys which is filming for its second season.
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.
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Brendan Fraser will be 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 will be in Toronto 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.
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Canadian actress Lauren Lee Smith will be in Toronto this month 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.