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

People include everything from David Letterman to Spike Lee.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were television majors?" and "Which famous people studied television?"
Spike Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Television
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Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced over 35 films since 1983. Lee's movies have examined race relations, colorism in the black community, the role of media in contemporary life, urban crime and poverty, and other political issues. Lee has received two Academy Award nominations and won numerous other awards, including an Emmy Award as well as the 2013 Gish Prize "for his brilliance and unwavering courage in using film to challenge conventional thinking." ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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Simon Pegg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Television
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Simon John Pegg is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer. Pegg is best known for having co-written and starred in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films, consisting of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End, and the comedy series Spaced, all of them directed by his friend Edgar Wright. He also portrayed Benji Dunn in the Mission: Impossible film series, Montgomery Scott in Star Trek and its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, and Thompson in The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. Much of his work has been in collaboration with some combination of Wright, Nick Frost, Jessica Hynes, and Dylan Moran. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Brockworth, United Kingdom

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#82 on The Funniest People of All Time

#61 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

#19 on The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

#37 on The Best English Actors of All Time

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Arch Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Television
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Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Patrick Farrell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Television
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Patrick Farrell is a staff photographer at The Miami Herald. He won the Pulitizer Prize for Breaking News Photography in 2009 for his series of pictures of the devastation in Haiti caused by tropical hurricanes. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 58

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

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