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Famous People who Majored in Theatre Arts

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List of famous people who majored in theatre arts, including photos when available. This list of famous theatre arts majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in theatre arts. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in theatre arts you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

List people range from Sandra Bullock to Padma Lakshmi.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were theatre arts majors?" and "Which famous people studied theatre arts?"


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    Sandra Annette Bullock is an American actress and film producer. She is one of Hollywood's highest-paid actresses, and is the recipient of one Academy Award from two nominations, and one Golden Globe Award from five nominations. Bullock made her acting debut with a minor role in the 1987 thriller ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: USA, Virginia
    • Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: The Blind Side, Gravity, Crash, Speed, The Prince of Egypt, + more
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    Padma Lakshmi is an American cookbook author, actress, model, television host and executive producer. Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. She has been the host of the US reality television program Top Chef since season two in ...more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: Chennai, India
    • Profession: Model, Author, Actor
    • Credits: Glitter, Top Chef, Boom, The Mistress of Spices, The Ten Commandments, + more
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    Patrice Lumumba Malcolm Oneal Jr., usually credited as Patrice O'Neal, was an American stand-up comedian, radio personality, and actor.more

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    • Age: Died at 42 (1969-2011)
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Presenter, Stand-up comedian
    • Credits: Scary Movie 4, 25th Hour, Head of State, In the Cut, Furry Vengeance, + more
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    Kaitlin Olson
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    Kaitlin Willow Olson is an American actress. A native of Oregon, Olson studied theatre in college and began her acting career as a member of the improvisational group Groundlings in Los Angeles. She made several supporting appearances in films and television in the early 2000s before landing the role of ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Oregon, USA, Tigard
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Heat, Coyote Ugly, Escape from Planet Earth, Leap Year, + more
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    Linda Cardellini
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    Linda Edna Cardellini is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Lindsay Weir on Freaks and Geeks, Samantha Taggart on ER, Velma Dinkley in the live-action Scooby-Doo feature films, Sylvia Rosen, neighbor of Don Draper's, on the AMC drama series Mad Men, and Meg Rayburn on the Netflix ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: USA, California, Redwood City
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Brokeback Mountain, Freaks and Geeks, ER, Legally Blonde, Gravity Falls, + more
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    Andrew "Andreas" Katsulas was an American actor known for his roles as Ambassador G'Kar in the science fiction television series Babylon 5, as the one-armed villain Sykes in the film The Fugitive, and as the Romulan Commander Tomalak on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He also played Vissian Captain ...more

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    • Age: Died at 60 (1946-2006)
    • Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The Fugitive, Babylon 5, Ragtime, Executive Decision, Next of Kin, + more
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    Stephen Furst
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    Stephen Furst is an American actor and film and television director. Furst was a regular in the science fiction series Babylon 5 playing Centauri diplomatic attaché Vir Cotto and as Dr. Elliot Axelrod on St. Elsewhere. He was also featured as Kent "Flounder" Dorfman in the film National Lampoon's Animal ...more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more
    • Credits: National Lampoon's Animal House, Babylon 5, The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea, St. Elsewhere, My Sister's Keeper, + more
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    Tamsin Greig
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    Tamsin Margaret M. Greig is an English actress. She played Fran Katzenjammer in Black Books and Dr. Caroline Todd in Green Wing. She currently stars in two sitcoms: as Beverly Lincoln in transatlantic sitcom Episodes, and as Jackie in the Channel 4 sitcom Friday Night Dinner. Other roles include Alice ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Kent, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: Shaun of the Dead, Episodes, Arthur Christmas, Black Books, Green Wing, + more
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    Patricia J. Tallman is an American actress, stunt performer, and studio executive best known for her roles on Night of the Living Dead and Babylon 5. She is the CEO and Executive Producer of Studio JMS.more

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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: USA, Pontiac, Illinois
    • Profession: Stunt Performer, Actor
    • Credits: Army of Darkness, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Babylon 5, Night of the Living Dead, Atlas Shrugged: Part II, + more
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    Michael Rosenbaum
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    Michael Owen Rosenbaum is an American film and TV actor, director, producer, writer and comedian. He is best known for his performance in Sorority Boys and for portraying Lex Luthor on the Superman television series Smallville, a role that TV Guide included in their 2013 list of The 60 Nastiest Villains ...more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: USA, New York, Oceanside
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Film Director
    • Credits: Smallville, Justice League Unlimited, Justice League, Urban Legend, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, + more
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    James Adam "Jim" Belushi is an American actor, comedian and musician. He is best known for playing the role of James "Jim" Orenthal on the long-running sitcom According to Jim, and is the younger brother of late comic actor John Belushi.more

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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Film Score Composer, Television director, Comedian, Television producer, + more
    • Credits: Little Shop of Horrors, Trading Places, Hey Arnold!, Wag the Dog, Thief, + more
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    Wood Harris
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    Sherwin David "Wood" Harris is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as high school student Julius Campbell in the 2000 film Remember the Titans and the drug kingpin Avon Barksdale on the HBO crime drama The Wire.more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Remember the Titans, As Good as It Gets, The Wire, Dredd, Above the Rim, + more
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    Max Hoffman
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    "Max Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California in 1984. He graduated from Brown University with a BA in Theatre Arts in 2007. He spent a semester abroad studying at the prestigious FAMU Film School in Prague.  His short film Musi Byt MA (She Must Be Mine) was awarded best international short at the ...more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: California, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Hook, Eight Crazy Nights, Greenberg, The Beautiful Ordinary, What Goes Up, + more
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    Richard James "Rick" Biggs II was an American television and stage actor, best known for his roles on the television series Days of Our Lives and Babylon 5. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Biggs attended the University of Southern California on scholarship, studying theatre. He briefly taught at a Los Angeles ...more

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    • Age: Died at 44 (1960-2004)
    • Birthplace: USA, Columbus, Ohio
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Babylon 5, Babylon 5: In the Beginning, Babylon 5: Thirdspace, Forever Love, Ablaze, + more
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    Briana Lane is an American actress and entertainment reporter.more

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    • Age: age 30
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
    • Credits: Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta!, The Bannen Way, Lip Service
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    Anthony Lemke is a Canadian actor. Lemke is best known for portraying Brian Becker on the hit CTV series "The Listener", now in its fifth season; Ryan Lambert on the Showcase series Lost Girl; Coach Gilday on the absurd college comedy Blue Mountain State, James Murphy, the son of Robocop in Robocop: ...more

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    • Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: White House Down, The Listener, Faces in the Crowd, RoboCop: Prime Directives, You Lucky Dog, + more
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    Yareli Arizmendi
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    Yareli Arizmendi is a Mexican-American actress, writer, and director.more

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    • Birthplace: Mexico, Mexico City
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Actor
    • Credits: Like Water for Chocolate, The Big Green, Fast Food Nation, America, A Day Without a Mexican, + more
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    Bill Fagerbakke
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    William Mark "Bill" Fagerbakke is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his long-running roles as Patrick Star in the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and Michael "Dauber" Dybinski on the sitcom Coach. He also appeared in 11 episodes of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother as Marshall ...more

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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Fontana, California, USA
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting
    • Credits: SpongeBob SquarePants, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Artist, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Jennifer's Body, + more
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    Thor Gold

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    Thor Gold
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    Thor Gold is a film directormore

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    • Profession: Film Director
    • Credits: Waves
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