13 celebrities you can spot in Vancouver in May

Apr 29 2019, 11:05 pm

In Hollywood North, it seems like there’s always a chance that a celebrity is right around the corner – waiting to be spotted grabbing an early morning coffee or maybe a few late night drinks.

But don’t leave it up to chance, especially when we can tell you exactly who to keep your eyes peeled for around town. Here are 13 celebrities to try and spot in Vancouver this May.

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Jason Priestley

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Jason Priestley will be in Vancouver for a few months shooting for the new reboot of Beverly Hills 90210. Known as a teen idol, Priestley rose to fame at a young age playing Brandon Welsh on the hit Fox show which ran for 10 seasons.

 Jennie Garth

Jennie Garth

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Also joining Priestley on set is longtime actress Jennie Garth – who also starred in the original Beverly Hills 90210 series. Widely recognized as Kelly Taylor on the show, Garth is also known for starring in the sitcom What I Like About You alongside Amanda Bynes, and appearing on Dancing with the Stars. Fans may also remember when she made an appearance in the 2008 spin-off of 90210 as Kelly.

Tori Spelling


Also joining her former cast-mates on set in Vancouver this May is Tori Spelling – known for playing Donna Martin in the original series which was produced by her father Aaron Spelling. She also appeared in the previous 90210 spin-off.

Shannen Doherty

Shannen Doherty


Shannen Doherty may also be spotted in Vancouver this month filming for the reboot of Beverly Hills 90210 in which she plays Brenda Walsh. Known to have a bit of “bad girl” reputation in the 90’s, Doherty also starred in the 1998 TV series Charmed and was featured in Playboy magazine multiple times.

Ian Ziering

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Ian Ziering will be in Vancouver this month as well for the reboot of the 90210 series in which he is known for playing Steve Sanders. Ziering has also made appearances on shows like Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity EditionCelebrity Apprentice, and Dancing with the Stars.

Brian Austin Green

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Another 90210 cast member to be on the lookout for this month is Brian Austin Green, known for playing David Silver on the show. You may also remember seeing him in other series like Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Anger Management.

Camila Mendes


Camila Mendes will be in Vancouver this month filming for her role in the new movie Windfall. Rumour has it that Mendes got her first acting job on an IKEA commercial before going on to star in Netflix’s Riverdale as main character Veronica Lodge.

Meghan Ory

Meghan Ory at the Hallmark Summer 2016 TCA Press Tour Event at the Private Estate on July 27, 2016 in Beverly Hills, CA


Meghan Ory will return to Vancouver for her role as Abby O’Brien in Hallmark’s Chesapeake Shores. Born in Victoria, BC, Ory has also starred in Once Upon a Time as Ruby filmed right here in Steveston Village.

Jesse Metcalfe

Jesse Metcalfe at the Weinstein And Netflix Golden Globes After Party at Beverly Hilton Hotel Adjacent on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, CA


Joining Ory on the set of Chesapeake Shores is Jesse Metcalfe. You may remember him best for his role as heartthrob John Rowland on Desperate Housewives, and the lead role in John Tucker Must Die.

Kiernan Shipka

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This 19-year-old has been acting since she was a child and last year she snagged the lead role in Netflix’s hit show Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Kiernan Shipka is mostly known for her role as Sally Draper in Mad Men, or maybe you remember her voice from the animated series, The Legend of Korra.

Will Ferrell


If you’re lucky enough, you may spot Will Ferrell in the Metro Vancouver area this May! Ferrell is in town as an executive producer for the new TV series Motherland. This funnyman is widely recognized for his comedic roles in movies like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Stepbrothers, Talladega Nights, Daddy’s Home, Get Hard and who could forget when he dressed up in tights in Elf.

Greg Poehler

Greg Poehler attends the NBC Upront Presentation at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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Greg Poehler will be in town this month for his lead role in the series You Me Her. Poehler is the brother of popular comedian and actress Amy Poehler, and rumour has it she actually inspired him to leave his job as a lawyer and pursue acting!

Ruby Rose


Ruby Rose may be spotted in Vancouver this Spring filming for the new TV series Batwoman. Rose is best known for her role in Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, along with movies like John Wick: Chapter 2, Pitch Perfect 3 and The Meg. 

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