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29 Celebrities Who Were In Sigma Chi

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This list contains information about famous Sigma Chis, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Sigma Chis is a Greek-letter, social fraternity with over 100 active chapters across North America. The fraternity was founded in 1855 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Several famous actors, musicians, and athletes are members of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Who is the most famous person who is a Sigma Chi? Brad Pitt tops our list. He joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending the University of Missouri in 1986. During college, Pitt majored in journalism, but he dropped out just two weeks before earning his degree to pursue an acting career. David Letterman joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending Ball State University in 1969.

Ty Burrell joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity in 1987 when he was attending the University of Oregon. Burrell went on to further his education by earning an MFA at Penn State, where he was a member of an acting troupe with comedian Keegan-Michael Key. Other celebrity alumni from Sigma Chi fraternities include legendary actors Tom Selleck and Woody Harrelson. 

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  • Woody Harrelson joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending Hanover College in 1983.
    • Born: 1961-07-23
    • Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States of America

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  • Jim Caviezel
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    Jim Caviezel joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending the University of Washington in 1990.
    • Born: 1968-09-26
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Washington, United States of America
  • Rip Torn joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending the University of Texas in 1952.
    • Born: 1931-02-06
    • Age: 89
    • Birthplace: Texas, USA, Temple

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  • Brian Dennehy
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    Brian Dennehy joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending Columbia University in 1960.
    • Born: 1938-07-09
    • Age: 82
    • Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

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