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Talent has two principal meanings:

Talent may also refer to:


  • A celebrity, or group of them
    • Talent agent, a person who finds jobs for actors, musicians, models, and other people in various entertainment businesses
    • Talent manager (or personal manager), one who guides the career of artists in the entertainment business
    • Talent scout, responsible for finding and developing talent
    • Talent show, a live performance spectacle (sometimes on TV) where contestants perform acting, singing, dancing, acrobatics and other art forms
    • Tarento, the Japanese pronunciation of the word, a Japanese show-business personality


  • The Got Talent series of television shows, in several national versions
  • Young Talent Time (1971-1989; 2012), an Australian television variety program on Network Ten


  • The Talent Series of books by Zoey Dean
    • Talent, the first novel in that series
  • The Talents universe series or setting of Anne McCaffrey's science fiction, where Talents are members of the fictional psionic professions

Other uses in culture[edit]

  • Billy Talent, a Canadian rock group from Toronto, who formed in 1993
  • Talent (comics), a comic book series written by Christopher Golden and Tom Sngoski and drawn by Paul Azaceta, 2006
  • Talent (play), a 1978 play by Victoria Wood
  • Talent (artwork), a seminal work of art by David Robbins, 1986

Other uses[edit]

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