9 Celebrities with Notable Educational Background

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9 Celebrities with Notable Educational Background

Date posted: Jul 15, 2015       Posted by: Kathy Tan

  1. Rowan Atkinson

Atkinson, more popularly known as Mr. Bean is a graduate of Oxford University and has completed his Master of Arts in Electrical Engineering.


  1. Sacha Baron Cohen

Cohen is known for portraying an odd character, but this man is pretty intelligent, he earned a BA in History from renowned Cambridge University.


  1. Kevin Costner

Award-winning actor/director/producer/singer, Costner, studied at California State University for his Bachelors in Business Studies

  1. David Duchovny

The multi-talented actor, Duchovny, graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in English Literature. The actor received his Master of Arts from Yale University majoring in English Literature.

  1. Jodie Foster

Foster who is an actress/director/ producer is a graduate of Yale University where she completed her Bachelor studies in English Literature in. Due to her achievements she was also awarded a PhD Hons from Yale.

  1. Hugh Grant

This charming actor and producer went for his BA in English Literature at Oxford University and graduated with honors. He has also received an offer for his PhD in the history and art in Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, but he declined.

  1. Hugh Jackman

Popularly known as Wolverine, Jackman is a graduate of University of Technology in Sydney where he completed BA in Communications.

  1. Lucy Liu

Charlie’s angel, Liu, attended New York University for a year, before transferring to the University Of Michigan School Of Music, Theater & Dance where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Asian Languages and Cultures.

  1. Natalie Portman

Known for being one of the star wars characters, Portman, received her BA from Harvard University in Psychology.  She took graduate courses at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and she’s also a guest lecturer at Columbia University.


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