Top 10 Smartest Celebs
After finding fame in the Harry Potter franchise, Emma Watson took time out to study for a B.A. in English Lit at Brown University in the U.S. Maybe it helped with deciphering those ancient potion recipes!
Underworld star Kate Beckinsale was labelled a brainbox at school and went on to study French and Russian Literature at Oxford University.
Natalie Portman, currently starring as Jackie Kennedy in the movie Jackie, says: "I'd rather be smart than a movie star." She has been true to her word with a B.A. from Harvard in Psychology and graduate courses at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Friends star Kudrow graduated from Vassar College with a degree in Biology and after graduating worked with her father, a headache specialist on types of headaches and brain patterns.
As Amy Farrah Fowler in hit TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory, Mayim Bialek plays a scientific brainbox and in reality she's equally brainy with a Ph.D in Neuroscience.
Actress Jodie Foster attended Yale University to study French supplementing her course with studies at the Lycee Francais in LA.
The X Files star graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in English Lit and later studied for a Master's in the same subject.
Fight Club star Ed Norton earned a History degree from Yale University. He is also fluent in Japanese!
Brainbox actor James Franco has various college degrees, including, from New York University for Film Making and Columbia University for Fiction Writing.
Legendary actor and Family Guy star James Woods studied Political Science at MIT and is a wiz at alegbra!