Commencement Speeches 2019: List of Hollywood Speakers (Updating)

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Viola Davis, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Garner, Leslie Odom Jr., Oprah Winfrey, Laverne Cox and President Trump are among the speakers sending this year's graduating class into postgrad life.

Graduation is almost here, which means that schools have lined up commencement speakers to share valuable wisdom to inspire students as they enter a new season of life.

This year, schools will be able to hear from Viola Davis, Oprah Winfrey, Laverne Cox, President Trump and more. Below is a list of recent and upcoming commencement speakers so far (the list will be updated as new speakers are announced).

USC School of Cinematic Arts (May 10) — Donna Langley

USC Iovine and Young Academy (May 10) — Matthew Segal

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism  (May 10) — Maverick Carter

Denison University (May 11) — Jennifer Garner

College of William & Mary (May 11) — Glenn Close

University of Virginia (May 17) — Pharrell Williams

Pitzer College (May 18) — Laverne Cox

Northern Vermont University (May 18) — Cindy Lauper

Dickinson College (May 19) — Pierce Brosnan

Carnegie Mellon University (May 19) — Leslie Odom Jr.

Colorado College (May 19) — Oprah Winfrey

Pratt Institute (May 20) — Roxane Gay

Barnard College (May 20) — Viola Davis

Chaffey College (May 23) — Karamo Brown

Kean University (May 23) — Jeff Daniels

Brown University (May 25) — John Krasinski

Air Force Academy (May 30) — President Donald Trump

Princeton University (June 3) — Ellie Kemper

Lawrence University (June 9) — Lee Shallat Chemel

Dartmouth College (June 9) — Yo-Yo Ma

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (June 14) — Pierce Brosnan