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10 celebrities who went to Harvard

Harvard University does not only hold the title as the most prestigious school in the US. It is also the oldest. The Ivy League school has produced some of the nation's finest and brightest who have careers in both the public and private sectors.

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Perhaps, the most famous Harvard graduate is no other than American president Barack Obama. He went to Columbia and Harvard Graduate School.

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Matt Damon of the highly-acclaimed 'Good Will Hunting' went to Harvard from 1988 to 1992. He was a few units short of getting his degree from the prestigious school.

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Matt Damon of the highly-acclaimed 'Good Will Hunting' went to Harvard from 1988 to 1992. He was a few units short of getting his degree from the prestigious school.

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Conan O'Brien graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in 1985. He was the president of Harvard Lampoon. The comedian is the host of Conan, a successful late night show.

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American-Israeli Natalie Portman shot to fame when she landed a role in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. She took a break from her acting career to get her psychology degree. Natalie graduated from Harvard in 2003.

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Rashida Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton, studied religion and philosophy. She got her degree in 1997.

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Rashida Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton, studied religion and philosophy. She got her degree in 1997.

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Jack Lemmon graduated from Harvard in 1947. The eight-time Oscar Academy nominee was the president of the Hasty Pudding Cub.

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Tommy Lee Jones had always interesting movie roles where he, more often than not, played an intelligent character. Well, he is quite smart. He graduated cum laude from Harvard in 1969 with a BA in English.

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Ashley Judd comes from a family of performing artists. She attended the University of Kentucky and later on, spent a year at Harvard U where she completed a Master's Programme in Public Administration.

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John Lithgow is the familiar face on the popular sitcom, '3rd Rock From The Sun.' He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in 1967 with degrees in literature and history.

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American actress Elisabeth Judson Shue is known for her roles in 'The Karate Kid' and 'Back To The Future II & III.' You probably remember her best as CSI Julie Finley on 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.' This smart lady graduated from Harvard U in 2000 with a BA in Political Science.

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American actress Elisabeth Judson Shue is known for her roles in 'The Karate Kid' and 'Back To The Future II & III.' You probably remember her best as CSI Julie Finley on 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.' This smart lady graduated from Harvard U in 2000 with a BA in Political Science.

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