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List of famous people who majored in drama, including photos when available. This list of famous drama majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people will be towards the top. The names of the colleges or universities that these prominent drama majors attended are displayed next to each person's name- you can also see other bits of information such as what year the person was born and what kind of degree they received. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in drama you can use the "filter" bar to search for a specific name.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Jennifer Garner and Kristen Bell.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were drama majors?" and "What are the names of popular people who studied drama?"

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Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Drama
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Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Jungle Fever, Patriot Games, Amos & Andrew, True Romance, Jurassic Park and his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino in the films Pulp Fiction and ...more

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Age: 68

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Hateful Eight

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Tina Fey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Drama
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Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She is best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, the critically acclaimed NBC comedy series 30 Rock, and films such as Mean Girls, Baby Mama, Date Night, and Muppets Most ...more

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Age: 46

Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Musician, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Saturday Night Live, Mean Girls, 30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

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#57 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

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Jennifer Garner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Drama
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Jennifer Anne Garner (born April 17, 1972) is an Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winning American actress. She is best known for her role as CIA agent Sydney Bristow on TV's Alias. Garner was born in Texas, the daughter of Patricia Ann (ne English), an English teacher from Oklahoma, ...more

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Age: 44

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Credits: Dallas Buyers Club, Alias, Juno, Daredevil

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#89 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#36 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#52 on The Best Living American Actresses

#83 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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Simon Pegg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Drama
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Simon John Pegg is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer. Pegg is best known for having co-written and starred in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films, consisting of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End, and the comedy series Spaced, all of them directed by ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Brockworth, United Kingdom

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Paul, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

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#34 on The Best Living English Actors

#37 on The Best English Actors of All Time

#82 on The Funniest People of All Time

#55 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

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