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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?"
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Sociology
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Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. Before his presidency he served as the 33rd Governor of California and was also an actor from 1937–1964. Born and raised in small towns in Illinois, Reagan graduated from Eureka College and then worked as a radio broadcaster. He moved ...more

Age: Died at 93 (1911-2004)

Birthplace: USA, Tampico, Illinois

Profession: Spokesperson, Politician, Soldier, Lifeguard, Radio personality, + more

Credits: General Electric Theater, Kings Row, Knute Rockne All American, Bedtime for Bonzo

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#97 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Sociology
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Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter and singer. He was an original "Not Ready For Prime Time Player" on Saturday Night Live, an originator of The Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters, and has had a long career as a film actor and screenwriter. In 1990, he was ...more

Age: 64

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Ghostbusters, The Blues Brothers, Ghostbusters II, Trading Places

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#5 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

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Cory Booker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Sociology
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Cory Anthony Booker is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New Jersey, in office since 2013. Previously he served as Mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013. Booker was born in Washington, D.C. and then raised in Harrington Park, New Jersey. He attended Stanford University, ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Politician, Lawyer

Credits: 20th Annual Trumpet Awards, Bring Your 'A' Game, Street Fight, Mean Streets: Cities Under Fire

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Michael Savage is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Sociology
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Michael Savage is an American radio host, author, activist, nutritionist, and political commentator. He is the host of The Savage Nation, a nationally syndicated talk show that aired on Talk Radio Network across the United States. By 2009 The Savage Nation had an audience of 8 to 10 million ...more

Age: 73

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Commentator, Author, Radio personality, Writer

Credits: Miss Representation^! The Savage Nation^! The O'Reilly Factor^! Larry King Live

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