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

Renée Zellweger and Jon Hamm are only the beginning of the people on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were english language majors?" and "Which famous people studied english language?"
Jon Hamm is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Language
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Jonathan Daniel "Jon" Hamm is an American actor, director, and television producer. For much of the mid-1990s, Hamm lived in Los Angeles, making appearances in television series Providence, The Division, What About Brian, and Related. In 2000, he made his feature film debut in the space adventure film Space Cowboys. The following year, he had a minor role in the independent comedy, Kissing Jessica Stein. Hamm gained wide recognition for playing advertising executive Don Draper in the AMC drama series Mad Men since July 2007. His performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2008. He has also directed two episodes of the show. In 2008, Hamm appeared in a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Language
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Katie Couric became a household name when she co hosted the number one morning show in the US, The Today show (NBC), from 1991 to 2006. She made a highly publicized move from from NBC to CBS on September 2006 when she took over the anchor and managing editor duties at CBS Evening News. With this move she became the first solo female anchor of weekday evening news of the three big US networks. At the time she became the highest paid news anchor earning $15 million per year. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: USA, Virginia

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Diane Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Language
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Lila Diane Sawyer is an American television journalist. Previously, Sawyer had been the former anchor of ABC News's nightly flagship program ABC World News, a co-anchor of ABC News's morning news program Good Morning America and Primetime newsmagazine. Early in her career, she was a member of U.S. President Richard Nixon's White House staff and closely associated with the president himself. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Glasgow, Kentucky, United States of America

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Renée Zellweger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Language
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Renée Kathleen Zellweger is an American actress, producer and voice artist. Her film debut was in the well-received romantic comedy-drama Empire Records. She first gained widespread attention for her roles in the romantic comedy-drama sports film Jerry Maguire and for Nurse Betty, for which she won her first Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. She subsequently received two nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Katy

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