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

List people range from James Franco to Jordana Brewster.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were english studies majors?" and "Which famous people studied english studies?"
Jordana Brewster is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Studies
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Jordana Brewster is an American actress. She began her acting career in her late teens, with a 1995 episode of the soap opera All My Children. She followed that appearance with the recurring role as Nikki Munson in As the World Turns, for which Brewster was nominated for Outstanding Teen Performer ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Panama City, Panama

Profession: Actor

Credits: The Fast and the Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7

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James Franco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Studies
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James Edward Franco is an American actor, filmmaker, and teacher. His first prominent acting role was the lead character Daniel Desario on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks. He later played the title character in the TV biographical film James Dean, for which he won a ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Screenwriter, Film Editor, Author, + more

Credits: 127 Hours, Spider-Man, This Is the End, Spider-Man 2

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#81 on The Best Actors Working Today

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#85 on The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

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Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Studies
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Patton Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and voice actor known for roles such as Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens and for voicing Remy in the film Ratatouille. ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Ratatouille, The King of Queens, Magnolia, Young Adult

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Martin Scorsese is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Studies
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Martin Charles Scorsese is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinema history. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a nonprofit ...more

Age: 74

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor, + more

Credits: The Wolf of Wall Street, Goodfellas, Shutter Island, The Departed

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