Angelina Jolie smiling

Top 3 celebrities hidden talents

Although acting is a full time job, these three superstars have found time to develop some curious talents. From Angelina Jolie to Ryan Gosling, you will find musicians, writers, dancers and knife experts. We have a wide menu to chose from.  Keep reading to find out who does what! 

  • Actors and actresses sometimes have to play roles that require certain skills. This is the case of Natalie Portman when she danced in Black Swan.
  • In order to get certain jobs they often have to be able to speak in other languages, like Viggo Mortensen who speaks fluently in 4.
  • Some other times they have to sing too. Ryan Gosling proved to be a great singer in La La Land. 
  • The three celebrities we chose for this top 3 hidden talents are very famous worldwide. They have played iconic characters in the big screen or TV. We may think we know everything about them, but we bet you didn't know this. 


1. Angelina Jolie Is a knife acrobat

Angelina Jolie during the premiere of Maleficient. Source: Getty

 Lara Croft didn't have to learn how to handle a knife. She was a knife acrobat way back before that. The actress has a fascination for white weapons since she was 11 years old. Angelina has a huge collection of knives, some of them personalized and very expensive. Check out this old video showing her skills. 

2. Hugh Laurie plays is a musician and writer

Hugh Laurie smiling. Source: Variety

He plays many instruments and is a bestseller book writer. He is famous for playing Doctor House. Even though, he doesn't know about medicine all the scenes where he played the piano in the series it was him!

Hugh Laurie's The Gun Seller book cover

Stewart Little's father plays the guitar, the piano, saxophone and more. He even went on tour with his band and rocked it. But that is not it, he dared to write a book and it became a bestseller. 

3. Ryan Gosling Is a carpenter

Ryan Gosling in the Notebook. He built that chair!

 The actor is a heartbreaker and incredibly talented. He can make us laugh or cry and even fell in love with him. In the movie 'The Notebook' he learned the job and liked it so much that the table where they had the iconic love scene was built by him! Handsome and a handyman!

Kelsey Miller

Certified English teacher by the University of Cambridge. Wine enjoyer, writing lover and cute Hollywood actors expert.+ info

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