Learning to play the piano can definitely be a challenge, but these celebrities have mastered the art. Celebrities play the piano for different reasons, whether they played as a child, or just do it for fun. Some of these famous people studied to become classical pianists, while others learned to play piano for film roles. A famous children's TV host is even an accomplished pianist!
Who is the most famous person who can play the piano? Paris Hilton tops our list. Hilton has played piano since the age of five. Robert Downey Jr. also plays piano. He was featured tickling the ivories in several scenes on Ally McBeal. Clint Eastwood is an accomplished pianist as well. He often composes the scores of the films that he directs. Jamie Foxx has been playing piano since he was five years old. This talent surely came in handy when he took on the role of Ray Charles in Ray.
Fred Rogers from Mr. Roger's Neighborhood earned a B.A. in Music Composition from Rollins College. He first learned to play the piano when he was five years old. Dudley Moore was a talented pianist. He composed the score for the 1978 film The Hound of the Baskervilles. Actor Adrien Brody learned how to play the piano for his Oscar-winning performance in The Pianist.
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Paris Hilton has played piano since the age of five.
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur Film Producer, + more
Credits: Zoolander, House of Wax, Repo! The Genetic Opera, Wonderland The Cat in the Hat, + more
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Sandra Bullock has played the piano since she was eight. Her mother Helga Mathilde Meyer was an opera singer and voice instructor.
Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America
Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Actor Voice acting
Credits: Gravity, The Proposal, Crash, The Blind Side
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Eliza Dushku has played piano since she was a young girl.
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States of America
Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Actor, Voice acting
Credits: True Lies, Wrong Turn, Bring It On, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
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Alyssa Milano can play the piano and the flute.
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York City, New York, USA
Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Actor, Singer
Credits: Charmed, Who's the Boss?, Commando, Fear
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Robert Downey Jr. plays piano. He was featured tickling the ivories in several scenes on Ally McBeal.
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
Profession: Comedian, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor
Credits: The Avengers, Iron Man, Iron Man 3, Iron Man 2
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Hugh Jackman can reportedly play the piano and the guitar.
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting Singer, + more
Credits: The Prestige, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men, Les Misérables
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Clint Eastwood is an accomplished pianist. He often composes the scores of the films that he directs.
Birthplace: California, United States of America
Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Politician, Pianist Television producer, + more
Credits: Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Unforgiven, Rawhide
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Courteney Cox can play the piano and the drums.
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Profession: Performer, Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Actor, + more
Credits: Friends, Cougar Town, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Scream
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