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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 at the 1997 Soap Opera Digest Award. She was later cast in her first feature film, Robert Rodriguez's 1998 horror science fiction The Faculty. She also landed a starring role in a 1999 NBC television miniseries entitled The 60s. Her breakthrough role came in the 2001 action film The Fast and the Furious as Mia Toretto and reprised the role in its sequels, Fast & Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Panama City, Panama

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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 Golden Globe Award. He played Harry Osborn in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy. He is also known for his roles in the films Flyboys, Pineapple Express, Milk, 127 Hours, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Oz the Great and Powerful, Spring Breakers, This Is the End and The Interview. He had a recurring role in the ABC soap opera General Hospital. For his role in 127 Hours, Franco was nominated for an Academy ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States of America

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America

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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 organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation. He is a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema, and has won an Academy Award, a Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, and DGA Awards. Scorsese's body of work addresses such themes as ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 75

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

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