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

This list has a variety of people, like Robert Redford and Robbie Coltrane, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were painting majors?" and "Which famous people studied painting?"
Robert Redford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Painting
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Charles Robert Redford Jr., better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and a founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He has received two Academy Awards: one in 1981 for directing Ordinary People, and one for Lifetime ...more

Age: 79

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Businessperson, Environmentalist, Television producer, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting, All the President's Men, Out of Africa

Also Ranked

#41 on The Best Living American Actors

#57 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#25 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

#48 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

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Robbie Coltrane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Painting
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Robbie Coltrane, OBE is a Scottish actor, comedian and author. He is known for his roles as Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, as Valentin Dmitrovich Zukovsky in the James Bond films GoldenEye and The World Is Not Enough and as Dr. Eddie "Fitz" Fitzgerald in the British TV series Cracker ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Rutherglen, United Kingdom

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Brave, Goldeneye, From Hell

Also Ranked

#51 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

#9 on The Best Living Scottish Actors

#9 on The Best Scottish Actors of All Time

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Mary McCormack is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Painting
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Mary Catherine McCormack is an American actress. She has had leading roles as Justine Appleton in the series Murder One, as Deputy National Security Adviser Kate Harper in The West Wing and as Mary Shannon in In Plain Sight. Her film roles include Private Parts; Deep Impact; True Crime; High Heels ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Plainfield, USA, New Jersey

Profession: Television producer, Actor

Credits: The West Wing, Deep Impact, 1408, Private Parts, K-PAX, + more

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Gottfried Helnwein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Painting
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Gottfried Helnwein is an Austrian born Austrian-Irish fine artist, painter, photographer, installation and performance artist. Helnwein studied at the University of Visual Art in Vienna. He was awarded the Master-class prize of the University of Visual Art, Vienna, the Kardinal-K├Ânig prize and the ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Performer, Multi Media Artist, Fine art artist, Artist, Photographer

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