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

List people range from Reese Witherspoon to James Franco.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were english majors?" and "Which famous people studied english?"
Michael Bay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in English
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Michael Benjamin Bay is an American film director and producer. He is known for directing big-budget action films characterized by fast edits, stylistic visuals and extreme use of special effects. His films, which include the science fiction disaster thriller Armageddon, the epic war film Pearl ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Music video director, + more

Credits: Transformers, Armageddon, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

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Sally Ride is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in English
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Sally Kristen Ride was an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, Ride joined NASA in 1978 and, at the age of 32, became the first American woman in space and still remains the youngest American astronaut to travel to space. After flying twice on the space shuttle Challenger, she left ...more

Age: Died at 61 (1951-2012)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Physicist, Astronaut

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#73 on The Most Inspiring (Non-Hollywood) Female Role Models

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John Dean is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in English
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John Wesley Dean III served as White House Counsel for United States President Richard Nixon from July 1970 until April 1973. In this position, he became deeply involved in events leading up to the Watergate burglaries and the subsequent Watergate scandal cover-up. He was referred to as the "master ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Area codes 234 and 330, Ohio, Area code 330, Area code 234, United States of America, + more

Profession: Author, Lawyer

Credits: Uncovered: The War on Iraq

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Matt Nathanson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in English
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Matt Nathanson is an American singer-songwriter whose work is a blend of folk and rock music. In addition to singing, he plays acoustic and electric guitar, and has played both solo and with a full band. His work includes the platinum-selling song "Come On Get Higher". ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Singer

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