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This list of celebrities who are bilingual is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and athletes speak multiple languages. Some of these famous folks were raised in bilingual households, while others learned multiple languages in college. One famous actor showed off his multilingual skills by speaking three languages in one film.

Who is the most famous person who is bilingual? Sandra Bullock tops this list. The Gravity actress speaks fluent English and German. Her mother, who was born in Germany, ensured that Bullock learned both languages.

Christoph Waltz speaks English, German, and French. He actually speaks all three languages in the 2009 film Inglorious Basterds. His co-stars in the film, Mélanie Laurent and Diane Kruger are also bilingual.

Do you think that speaking multiple languages helped these celebrities to get ahead in the film industry? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Sandra Bullock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Bilingual
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Sandra Bullock speaks fluent English and German.

Age: 52

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Credits: Gravity, The Proposal, Crash, The Blind Side

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#9 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#28 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#65 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#9 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Bilingual
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt speaks English and French.

Age: 36

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Credits: Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, (500) Days of Summer, Looper

Also Ranked

#62 on The Best Actors Working Today

#89 on The Best American Actors Working Today

#60 on The Best Living American Actors

#10 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

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Natalie Portman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Bilingual
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Natalie Portman speaks English and Hebrew fluently. She also speaks Spanish, German, Japanese, and French.

Age: 35

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

Credits: V for Vendetta, Black Swan, Léon: The Professional, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

Also Ranked

#19 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#74 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#34 on The Best Living American Actresses

#44 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Bilingual
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Will Smith speaks English and Spanish.

Age: 48

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Credits: Men in Black, I Am Legend, I, Robot, The Pursuit of Happyness

Also Ranked

#53 on The Best American Actors Working Today

#87 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#45 on The Best Living American Actors

#48 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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