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Smart Cookies! 15 Celebrity Parents Who Are Ivy League Graduates (Photos)

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Natalie Portman graduated from Harvard University.

With all of the crazy antics and outlandish behavior that goes on in Hollywood, it’s hard to imagine that some celebrities are actually very well educated human beings. While the acting profession has its fair share of high school and college dropouts, plenty of celebs, including some of our favorite celebrity parents, graduated with a degree from an Ivy League school.

Eight universities have the prestigious “Ivy League” designation: Yale, Princeton, Cornell, Columbia, Dartmouth, Brown, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Natalie Portman is a brand new mom, having just given birth to a son back in June. Natalie’s acting career took off at a young age, but she didn’t let her work stop her from attending Harvard University, and experiencing life as a regular college student. While at Harvard, Natalie lived in the dorms, hung out with her fellow classmates, and enjoyed all that campus life had to offer. She graduated from Harvard with a degree in 2003 with a B.A. in Psychology.

Here are photos of 15 other celebrity parents who are also Ivy League graduates!

Photos: PRPhotos

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  • Cash Warren 1 of 15
    Cash Warren
    Yale University
  • Danica McKellar 2 of 15
    Danica McKellar
    Yale University
  • Kellie Martin 3 of 15
    Kellie Martin
    Yale University
  • Brooke Shields 4 of 15
    Brooke Shields
    Princeton University
  • Meryl Streep 5 of 15
    Meryl Streep
    Yale University
  • Jodie Foster 6 of 15
    Jodie Foster
    Yale University
  • Jennifer Connelly 7 of 15
    Jennifer Connelly
    Yale University
  • David Duchovny 8 of 15
    David Duchovny
    Princeton University
  • Alicia Keys 9 of 15
    Alicia Keys
    Columbia University
  • Amanda Peet 10 of 15
    Amanda Peet
    Columbia University
  • Matthew Fox 11 of 15
    Matthew Fox
    Columbia University
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal 12 of 15
    Maggie Gyllenhaal
    Columbia University
  • Mira Sorvino 13 of 15
    Mira Sorvino
    Havard University
  • Elisabeth Shue 14 of 15
    Elisabeth Shue
    Harvard University
  • Elizabeth Banks 15 of 15
    Elizabeth Banks
    University of Pennsylvania

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