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A school sponsored drama club can help its members gain confidence as they study the craft of acting. Students perform in plays and learn a variety of techniques, and some go on to great fame. Several famous musicians and actors were members of their school's drama club. Which celebrities were in drama club? Who is the most famous actor who got his or her start in a high school drama club?

Christina Hendricks tops this list. In high school, Hendricks says was a purple-haired goth and active member of her school's drama club. Whether they joined to make friends, because their parents made them, or because they already knew they had a love of acting, these famous people all started on the small stages of their high schools.

Do you think that being in drama club helped these famous folks later on in their careers? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Christina Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Were In Drama Club
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In high school, "Mad Men" actress Christina Hendricks says that she was a purple-haired goth who was a member of the drama club.

Age: 41

Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Mad Men, Drive, Detachment, Life as We Know It

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Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Were In Drama Club
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Alec Baldwin was in his high school's drama club.

Age: 59

Birthplace: Amityville, New York, United States of America

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

Credits: The Departed, Beetlejuice, The Aviator, 30 Rock

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Tina Fey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Were In Drama Club
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"30 Rock" creator Tina Fey was a member of the band, choir, tennis team, and drama club during her high school years.

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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Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Were In Drama Club
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Die Hard actor Bruce Willis was involved with drama club and was in his high school's production of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.

Age: 62

Birthplace: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

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

Credits: The Sixth Sense, Die Hard, The Fifth Element, Armageddon

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