9 Celebrities and their true professions
In the world of interpretation, we usually find many surprises in terms of the real profession that the actors chose BEFORE becoming the celluloid legends that they are today. Believing in many cases that the role they play has something to do with their true personality or intelligence we tend to fall into the trap of thinking that those who play "fools" also have a poor intelligence outside of their characters. We are going to show you how wrong we are. Get ready to be surprised throughout the rest of this article and let us know which ones caught you by surprise more!
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1. Mayim Bialik
Although, when thinking about the education of the stars of music and cinema, most of us get carried away by prejudices and often tend to belittle the intellectual possibilities of our idols, not all of them though deserve to be treated in this way. The "Big Bang Theory" star, Mayim Bialik, is not the only one who can boast of a successful university career! She studied at the University of California in Los Angeles, obtaining a doctorate in Neurobiology in 2008. She started from very young in the series "Blossom", which she had to leave to continue with her studies. Actually, the actors who achieve fame often have studies that show their great intelligence behind them.
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2. Edward Norton
Born into a well-respected family in Boston, before becoming an actor, Edward Norton finished the prestigious Yale University. In fact, he did not limit himself to a single subject: at the same time, he deepened the fields of history, astronomy, and the Japanese language. After graduating in History in 1991, he moved to Japan where he worked in a company belonging to his grandfather, the Enterprise Foundation. Only in the year, 1994 Norton decided to dedicate himself to acting completely. Can you imagine "American History X" or "Fight Club" without his presence?
3. Arnold Schwarzenegger
The former governor of California, known both for his career in bodybuilding, and for acting in blockbusters such as "Terminator", "Predator" and "Conan the Barbarian" is one of these celebrities who has had to concentrate on the studies just to improve their chances and be able to jump to fame. After coming to the United States, the muscular Austrian began taking English classes at Santa Monica College and, later, earned a degree in International Marketing of Fitness and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin.
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4. James Franco
Franco is a man of many talents and, apparently, has certain superpowers. If not, how can you explain his good university results related to a lot of faculties? Not only did he achieve a degree in English Literature from the University of California at Los Angeles, but he also completed careers at Columbia University (a Masters in Fine Arts), New York University and Brooklyn College (where he excelled in Fiction Literature). As if all this were not enough, the handsome actor is currently doing his doctorate in English at Yale and works as a professor of short film production and screenwriting at UCLA ...
5. Natalie Portman
Besides speaking fluently 5 languages (English, Arabic, Hebrew, Japanese and French), the star of "Black Swan" finished the career of Psychology at Harvard University. Since she is one of the most talented and versatile artists of her generation, it is not surprising that at the same time she studied classical and modern dance, and found time to attend numerous courses at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The beautiful Natalie is known for maximum concentration in the studios, and does not stop repeating that "she cares more to be a cultured person, than a movie star".
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6. Rowan Atkinson
Despite being known worldwide for playing the role of the funniest man in England, Mr. Bean, this prominent British actor is also one of the artists with the best education. As surprising as that sounds, he has a degree in ... Electrical Engineering from the University of Oxford. In addition, in 2006 he was appointed the honorary member of Queen's College. If you think that studies have not influenced his profession in any way, you're wrong: it was during his classes in Oxford when Atkinson began taking his first steps on stage. The role that the following case always played, acting silly, contrasts with the true reality. A complete genius.
7. Jodie Foster
Despite having become famous in Hollywood and at the age of 14 years, the winner of an Oscar for her roles in "The Accused" and "The silence of the lambs" never allowed fame to let her forget about education. When she decided to pursue academic studies, she opted for English Literature and was soon a graduate and received an honorary doctorate from Yale University. By the way, did you know that she even dubbed herself in the French versions of her films?
You will never guess what Brian May had studied!
8. Lisa Kudrow
Do not let her most famous artistic creation fool you: the role of Phoebe Buffay in the hit series "Friends" in real life has nothing to do with her character. In fact, she stands out among the great majority of Hollywood actors, since she finished Biology and was licensed by Vassar College. Following her father's footsteps, Kudrow had worked as a medical researcher for the 10 years prior to her film and television debut. Do you realize how much the truth of what we see on the screens can differ?
9. Brian May
At the time of pronouncing the name of this man, almost everyone immediately thinks of the legendary band Queen and the friendship that united the guitarist of the band with its leader, Freddie Mercury (f.45). However, the truth is that Mr. May not only stands out as a musician. He also has a doctorate in Astrophysics (from Imperial College London), degrees in Mathematics and Physics, and is honorary rector of John Moore University in Liverpool.