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Famous People who Majored in Sociology

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

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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were sociology majors?" and "Which famous people studied sociology?"
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    Deepika Padukone (pronounced [d̪iːpɪkaː pəɖʊkoːɳeː] or [paːɖʊkoːɳ]; born 5 January 1986) is an Indian film actress and producer. The highest-paid actress in India, her accolades include three Filmfare Awards. She features in listings of the nation's most popular personalities, and Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018. Padukone, the daughter of the badminton player Prakash Padukone, was born in Copenhagen and raised in Bangalore. As a teenager, she played badminton in national level championships but left her career in the sport to become a fashion model. She soon received offers for film roles and made her acting debut in 2006 as the title character of...  more
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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    Joseph Michael Straczynski (; born July 17, 1954) is an American television and film screenwriter, producer, director, and comic book writer. He is the founder of Studio JMS, and is best known as the creator of the science fiction television series Babylon 5 (1993–1998) and its spinoff Crusade (1999), as well as the series Jeremiah (2002–2004), and Sense8 (2015–2018).Straczynski wrote the psychological drama film Changeling (2008) and was co-writer on the martial arts thriller Ninja Assassin (2009), horror film Underworld: Awakening (2012), and apocalyptic horror film World War Z (2013). From 2001 to 2007, Straczynski wrote Marvel Comics' The Amazing Spider-Man, followed by runs on Thor and...  more
    • Age: 67
    • Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, USA
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    Keshia Knight Pulliam (born April 9, 1979) is an American actress. She is known for her childhood role as Rudy Huxtable, the youngest child of Cliff and Clair Huxtable at just the age of 5 to 13, on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show (1984–92) and as Miranda Lucas-Payne on the TBS comedy-drama Tyler Perry's House of Payne (2007–12)....  more
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA
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    Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, DBE (Arabic: موزا بنت ناصر المسند‎, born in Al Khor, Qatar on August 8, 1959) is the consort of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, former Emir of the State of Qatar. Since 1995, Sheikha Moza has led education and social reforms in Qatar and has founded national and international development projects....  more
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Al Khor, Qatar