medicine Famous People who Majored in Medicine

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including William H. Macy and Arthur Conan Doyle.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were medicine majors?" and "Which famous people studied medicine?"
Drew Pinsky is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Medicine
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David Drew Pinsky, best known as Dr. Drew, is an American board-certified internist, addiction medicine specialist, and media personality. He has hosted the nationally syndicated radio talk show Loveline since the show's inception in 1984. On television, he hosts the talk show Dr. Drew On Call on ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States of America

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Graham Chapman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Medicine
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Graham Arthur Chapman was an English comedian, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the surreal comedy group Monty Python. ...more

Age: Died at 48 (1941-1989)

Birthplace: Stoneygate, United Kingdom

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#44 on The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

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Arthur Conan Doyle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Medicine
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1859-1930)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Bernard A. Harris, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Medicine
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Bernard Anthony Harris, Jr. is a former NASA astronaut. On February 9, 1995, Harris became the first African American to perform an extra-vehicular activity, during the second of his two Space Shuttle flights. ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Temple, Texas, United States of America

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