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15 Celebrities With Hidden Musical Talents

More than just pretty faces. These celebrities mastered more than one art, and you can too. Feeling inspired? Unlock your hidden talents with #ListenForYourselfAU.

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1. Ryan Gosling

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The international heartthrob is more than just a pretty face: His band Dead Man's Bones was formed in 2007 with fellow member Zach Shields. So far they have one album, and Gosling has contributed piano, guitar, bass, cello, and vocals.

2. Juliette Lewis

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The Oscar-nominated actress was lead singer of the band Juliette and the Licks, which released three studio albums and opened for Muse before breaking up in 2009. Since then, Lewis has released one solo album.

3. Keanu Reeves

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Though famous for films like Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Speed, and The Matrix, Reeves also played bass in a band called Dogstar. The grunge band released two albums and an EP before exiting the scene in the early 2000s.

4. Gwyneth Paltrow

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Everybody's favourite actress-turned-blogger, Paltrow learned the guitar in a matter of months for her role in the country music film Country Strong. Her set of pipes also landed her a guest role on Glee.

5. Johnny Depp

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Though a world-renowned actor, Depp considers himself firstly a musician. He has a long list of musical credits, playing guitar for bands P, Rock City Angels, and The Kids. He also performed in the musical film Sweeney Todd, which received a Golden Globe.

6. Scarlett Johansson

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Though the actress was passed over for the lead role in the 2005 Broadway production of The Sound of Music, she has proven her musical talents elsewhere. These include performing at Coachella and producing an album of Tom Waits covers.

7. Russell Crowe

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The Aussie superstar has been playing guitar and providing vocals for bands since the 1980s. His long-time band 30 Odd Foot of Grunts released three full-length albums (the latest, Artemis, in 2003) before evolving into a new project named The Ordinary Fear of God (keeping the TOFOG acronym).

8. Jamie Foxx

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Most people know him for his film and television careers, but Jamie Foxx has duked it out with the best musicians in the business. Aside from winning an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ray Charles in the film Ray, Foxx has produced four albums, and let's not forget he sung with Kanye West on the 2005 hit "Gold Digger."

9. Meryl Streep

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The reigning queen of the acting world, Streep took an accelerated course in the violin for her role as a violin teacher in the film Music of the Heart. You can see the fruits of her labours in this scene.

10. Steve Martin

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Comedian Steve Martin has been playing the banjo since age 17 and has produced several musical albums. His album The Crow, a collection of banjo compositions, earned him a GRAMMY for Bluegrass Album of the Year in 2009.

12. Zooey Deschanel

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Though better known for being a quirky comedy actress, Deschanel has had a fruitful music career for almost a decade. Her duo She & Him (the "him" being Matt Ward) — for which she provides the vocals, tambourine, piano, and ukelele — has released four studio albums since the two met in 2007.

15. Macaulay Culkin

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Beloved child star Macaulay Culkin is all grown up now and has found a new passion. He's the lead singer in a band named The Pizza Underground, which hilariously plays pizza-themed cover versions of Velvet Underground songs (though some people are... less than amused).