You may be surprised to learn that a number of famous actors and actresses attended college to pursue degrees in subjects outside of music and theater. Some celebrities graduated and went on to work in the field in which they studied, others achieved higher education, while some dropped out of school to seek their Hollywood dreams. You’ll never guess what porn star Ron Jeremy has his master’s in. Here’s a list of 20 brainy celebrities who attended some of the top colleges.
1. Harrison Ford Left School for Acting
Harrison Ford attended Ripon College in Wisconsin in 1961. He studied philosophy and joined the fraternity, Sigma Nu. Unfortunately, Harrison dropped out right before graduation for a small movie role. Considering his success, he probably made the right move.
More in Celebrity
15 Reasons Meghan Markle’s Transition Into the Royal Family Will Be No Fairy Tale
On May 18, New England royal and former actor Meghan Markle will achieve the pipe dream of a whole host of...April 16, 2018
14 Celebrities with Surprising Hidden Skills and Talents
We might think of celebrities as people who thrive on a single God-given talent, but the stars we know and love...April 9, 2018
10 Film Directors Who Couldn’t Resist Their Leading Ladies
Since the golden age of Hollywood, film directors have worked diligently to earn a reputation for snapping up (or being snapped...March 28, 2018
10 of the Most Ridiculous Christmas Presents Celebrities Give Each Other
It’s hard to find the perfect gift, but can you imagine how hard it must be to find a special present...December 1, 2017
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Notorious Criminal Charles Manson
On Sunday, November 19, Charles Manson died of natural causes inside a Bakersfield hospital. He was 83. The undeniably disturbed man...November 29, 2017
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kevin Spacey
After the Harvey Weinstein scandal sent Hollywood into a tailspin, actor Kevin Spacey was one of the many high-profile men who...November 7, 2017