Famous People who Majored in Performing Arts

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Daniela Ruah and Anna Torv.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were performing arts majors?" and "Which famous people studied performing arts?"
Daniela Ruah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Performing Arts
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Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah is a Portuguese-American actress best known for playing NCIS Special Agent Kensi Blye in the CBS police procedural series NCIS: Los Angeles. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Kristin Chenoweth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Performing Arts
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Kristin Dawn Chenoweth is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Broadway. In 2003, she received wide notice for originating the role of Glinda in the musical Wicked, including a nomination for another Tony. Her television roles have included Annabeth Schott in NBC's The West Wing and Olive Snook on the ABC comedy-drama Pushing Daisies, for which she won a 2009 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Chenoweth also starred in the ABC TV series GCB in 2012. Chenoweth sang gospel music as a child in Oklahoma and studied ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States of America

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Jamie Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Performing Arts
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Andrew James Matfin "Jamie" Bell is an English actor and dancer who rose to prominence for his debut role in Billy Elliot for which he won the BAFTA for Best Actor in a Leading Role. He is also best known for his roles in the films King Kong, Jumper, The Adventures of Tintin, and Snowpiercer, as well as starring as Abraham Woodhull in the TV series, Turn: Washington's Spies. He will portray The Thing in the upcoming 2015 film Fantastic Four. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Billingham, United Kingdom

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Anna Torv is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Performing Arts
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Anna Charmichael Torv is an Australian actress known for her role as FBI agent Olivia Dunham on the Fox television series Fringe. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

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