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Famous People who Majored in Biology

List of famous people who majored in biology, including photos when available. This list of famous biology 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 biology. 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 biology you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were biology majors?" and "Which famous people studied biology?"
  • David Takayoshi Suzuki (born March 24, 1936) is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Suzuki earned a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Chicago in 1961, and was a professor in the genetics department at the University of British Columbia from 1963 until his retirement in 2001. Since the mid-1970s, Suzuki has been known for his television and radio series, documentaries and books about nature and the environment. He is best known as host of the popular and long-running CBC Television science program The Nature of Things, seen in over 40 countries. He is also well known for criticizing governments for their lack of action to protect the environment. A  ...more
    • Age: 85
    • Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
  • Christine Poon is the current vice chairman of Johnson Johnson, one of Fortune 500 companies. Her areas of expertise include managing the pharmaceutical, consumer drug and nutritional businesses of the company. She earned a bachelor's in Biology from Northwestern University (1973), a master's in Biochemistry from St. Louis University (1976) and an MBA in Finance from Boston University (1982).  ...more
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Brentwood, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Photo: user uploaded image
    Andrea Lowell (born January 17, 1983) is an American actress and model most recognizable from her Playboy magazine nude pictorials and on air work for a variety of Playboy TV programs.  ...more
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
  • Karen McCarthy (March 18, 1947 – October 5, 2010) was an American politician. She served as the U.S. Representative for the fifth district of Missouri from 1995 to 2005.  ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 63 (1947-2010)
    • Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA