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List of famous people who majored in social work, including photos when available. This list of famous social work majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people will be towards the top. The names of the colleges or universities that these prominent social work majors attended are displayed next to each person's name- you can also see other bits of information such as what year the person was born and what kind of degree they received. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in social work you can use the "filter" bar to search for a specific name.

Everyone from Jamie Lee Curtis to Martin Short is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were social work majors?" and "What are the names of popular people who studied social work?"

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Jamie Lee Curtis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Social Work
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Lady Haden-Guest is an American actress and author. She made her film debut in 1978 by starring as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter's Halloween. A big hit, the film established her as a notable actress in horror, and she subsequently starred in Halloween II, The Fog, Prom Night, Terror Train, and Roadgames, gaining the status of "scream queen" to mainstream audiences. Curtis has since compiled a body of work that spans many genres, including the cult comedy films Trading Places, for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, A Fish Called Wanda, and True Lies, for which she won a Golden Globe for Best Actress in Musical or Comedy. Curtis is the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

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Martin Short is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Social Work
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Martin Hayter Short, CM is an Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, singer and producer. He is best known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He has starred in comedy films, such as Three Amigos, Innerspace, Father of the Bride, Pure Luck, Father of the Bride Part II, Mars Attacks! and Jungle 2 Jungle, and created the characters Jiminy Glick and Ed Grimley. He also won a Tony Award for Leading Actor in a Musical for the 1999 Broadway revival of Little Me. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Hamilton, Canada

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Alana de la Garza is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Social Work
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Alana de la Garza is an American actress. She is best known for her role as ADA Connie Rubirosa on the NBC television series Law & Order. In 2014, she began starring as Det. Jo Martinez in the ABC series Forever. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 41

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

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Amy Bloom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Social Work
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Amy Bloom is an American writer and psychotherapist. She has been nominated for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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