“Beauty may get you through the door, but intelligence will keep you in the room” -G. Nova
These celebs grace your screens with their breath-taking beauty , but do not be fooled by their smouldering looks- they also have a lot in store when it comes to brains! Here we have 9 captivating actresses who made it big in education:
1. Emma Watson- BA in English (Brown University)
After finishing her role in Harry Potter, Watson decided to pursue a degree at Brown University. In September 2009, she arrived at at the Ivy League school to study literature.
2. Meryl Streep- MFA and Honorary Doctor of Arts (Yale and Dartmouth)
Streep studied drama at Yale University, where she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1975. She then moved to New York City to begin a professional career as an actress.
3. Natalie Portman- BA in Psychology (Harvard University)
In 2003, Portman graduated from Harvard University with a BA degree in Psychology.
4. Jodie Foster- BA in Literature and Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts (Yale University)
In search of anonymity and an ordinary collegiate experience, she enrolled in Yale University after graduating high school. The famous Ivy League rigor didn't seem to intimidate the young actress, as she immediately enrolled in upper level French courses.
5. Ellie Kemper- BA in English (Princeton University)
She attended Princeton University, graduating in 2002 with a degree in English. She subsequently studied English for a year at Oxford University. While attending Princeton, she was a member of Quipfire!, a renowned improvisational comedy group, and also the Princeton Triangle Club, a touring musical comedy theater troupe.
6. Rachel Dratch- BA in Theatre (Dartmouth College)
Owing to her interest in acting and comedy since a very small age, she attended the National Theater Institute at The Eugene O’Neil Theater Center and also graduated from the Dartmouth College on 1998.
7. Jordana Brewster- BA in English (Yale University)
After graduating from high school she was suppose to continue her education at Yale, however this actress took a break for her acting career thus featuring in the blockbuster The Fast and the Furious.
8. Laura Linney- BA in Theatre (Brown University)
She graduated from Brown University in 1986 with a degree in Theater, then completed a graduate program in drama at the Juilliard School in New York City, where she roomed with fellow actress Jeanne Tripplehorn (Basic Instinct and The Firm)
9. Mira Sorvino- BA in East Asian Studies (Harvard University)
She also got chance to attend Harvard University, and she studied one year as an exchange student with CIEE in Beijing, China. While studying in China she became fluent in Mandarin Chinese. In 1989 she got her graduate degree from Harvard magna cum laude with a degree in East Asian Studies.
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