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Famous People who Majored in Social Sciences

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

This list contains people like Tilda Swinton and Vivica A. Fox.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were social sciences majors?" and "Which famous people studied social sciences?"
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    Katherine Matilda Swinton (born 5 November 1960) is an English actress. She is known for her roles in both independent arthouse films and blockbusters. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 2007 film Michael Clayton. She also won the BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actress for the 2003 film Young Adam, and has received three Golden Globe Award nominations.Swinton began her career in experimental films, directed by Derek Jarman, starting with Caravaggio (1986), followed by The Last of England (1988), War Requiem (1989), and The Garden (1990). Swinton won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival for her portrayal of Isabella of France...  more
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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  • Vivica Anjanetta Fox (born July 30, 1964) is an American actress, producer and television host. Fox began her career with roles on the daytime television soap operas Days of Our Lives (1988) and Generations (1989–91), subsequently shifting to the prime-time slot starring opposite Patti LaBelle, in the NBC sitcom Out All Night (1992–93). Fox's breakthrough came in 1996, with roles in two box-office hit films, Roland Emmerich's Independence Day and F. Gary Gray's Set It Off. Fox later has starred in films Booty Call (1997), Soul Food (1997), Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998), Kingdom Come (2001), Two Can Play That Game (2001), and Boat Trip (2002). Fox played Vernita Green in Kill Bill, and...  more
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States of America

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    Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver, DSG (July 10, 1921 – August 11, 2009) was an American philanthropist and a member of the Kennedy family. Shriver is known as the founder of the Special Olympics, a sports organization for persons with physical and intellectual disabilities. For her efforts on behalf of the disabled, Shriver was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1984. Shriver was a sister of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, U.S. Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, and U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith. She was the wife of Sargent Shriver, who was the United States Ambassador to France and was the Democratic nominee for Vice President of the United States in 1972....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 88 (1921-2009)
    • Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts
    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Oxnard, California