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

List features people like Kate Beckinsale, Jacques Pépin and more!

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were french literature majors?" and "Which famous people studied french literature?"
Kate Beckinsale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in French Literature
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Kathrin Romary "Kate" Beckinsale is an English actress. After some minor television roles, she made her film debut in Much Ado About Nothing while still a student at Oxford University. She then appeared in British costume dramas such as Prince of Jutland, Cold Comfort Farm, Emma, and The Golden ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Finsbury Park, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Model, Actor

Credits: The Aviator, Underworld, Underworld Evolution, Pearl Harbor

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#11 on The Best Living English Actresses

#29 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#52 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars

#40 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Eugène Ionesco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in French Literature
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Eugène Ionesco was a Romanian playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre. Beyond ridiculing the most banal situations, Ionesco's plays depict the solitude and insignificance of human existence in a tangible way. ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1909-1994)

Birthplace: Sud-Vest, Slatina, Romania

Profession: Writer, Playwright

Credits: Rhinoceros, The Seven Deadly Sins

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#15 on The Greatest Playwrights in History

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Jacques Pépin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in French Literature
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Jacques Pépin is an internationally recognized French chef, television personality, and author working in the United States. Since the late 1980s, he has appeared on French and American television and written an array of cookbooks that have become best sellers. ...more

Age: 81

Birthplace: Bourg-en-Bresse, France

Profession: TV chef, Author, Chef

Credits: Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home, Essential Pépin, Jacques Pépin's Kitchen: Encore with Claudine, Baking with Julia, Today's Gourmet, + more

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Cristina Patricia Odone is a journalist, editor, and writer. She has written for several newspapers, and was formerly the editor of The Catholic Herald, and deputy editor of the New Statesman. ...more

Age: 56

Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

Profession: Editor, Journalist, Author

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