25 Ivy League Educated Celebrities

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Spend some time watching TMZ or thumbing through a tabloid at the supermarket and you’ll come away thinking that many celebrities aren’t all that bright. You’d probably be surprised though, at how many well known actors and actresses not only attended college, but graduated from Ivy League schools, among the best in the country. Here are 25 surprising Ivy League celebrities:

1. Julie Bowen

Julie Bowen is best known for her role as Claire Dunphy on the TV show Modern Family, but she has also appeared in a number of films and other TV series. Bowen graduated Brown University where she majored in Italian Renaissance studies.