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This list contains information about celebrities who play in bands, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several actors are also talented musicians, and many of them play instruments in bands. Some of these famous folks are in successful rock bands, while others are in bands that fly under the radar. One famous actor was even in a band with a member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Who is the most famous celebrity who plays in a band? Johnny Depp tops this list. Johnny Depp was a member of the group P, which also included Butthole Surfers singer Gibby Haynes, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, and Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones. Depp has also performed with Keith Richards, Joe Perry, and Marilyn Manson.

Several famous women also play in bands. Former child actress Jenny Lewis sang and played multiple instruments in the group Rilo Kiley. She has also released several solo albums and an album with the duo Jenny & Johnny. "Game of Thrones" actress Natalia Tena sings and plays accordion in the band Molotov Jukebox.

Which celebrities are you surprised to learn play in a band? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 35 Celebrities Who Play in a Band
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Johnny Depp was a member of the group P, which also included Butthole Surfers singer Gibby Haynes, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, and Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones.

Age: 54

Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States of America

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Jared Leto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 35 Celebrities Who Play in a Band
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Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto sings and plays guitar, bass, and keyboards in the band Thirty Seconds to Mars.

Age: 46

Birthplace: Bossier City, Louisiana, United States of America

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Zooey Deschanel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 35 Celebrities Who Play in a Band
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Zooey Deschanel sings and plays the piano and ukulele in the band She & Him.

Age: 38

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Kevin Bacon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 35 Celebrities Who Play in a Band
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Kevin Bacon sings and plays guitar in his band The Bacon Brothers, alongside his brother Michael.

Age: 59

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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