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Celebrities who attended Yale?

Hi, I've heard that Yale has some famous alumni. Can anyone list a few celebrities who attended Yale? Just curious!

7 months ago

Sure, Yale University has quite a few famous alumni from various fields, including the entertainment industry. Here is a short list of some celebrities who attended Yale:

1. Meryl Streep — Acclaimed actress and recipient of numerous awards, including three Academy Awards and a record 21 nominations. She graduated from Yale in 1975 with a Master of Fine Arts degree.

2. Paul Giamatti — Award-winning actor known for his roles in movies such as "Sideways," "American Splendor," and "Cinderella Man." Giamatti graduated from Yale in 1989 with a Bachelor's degree in English.

3. Edward Norton — Actor, director, and environmental activist known for his roles in movies like "Fight Club," "American History X," and "Birdman." Norton graduated from Yale in 1991 with a Bachelor's degree in History.

4. Lupita Nyong'o — Kenyan-Mexican actress known for her roles in films like "12 Years a Slave" and "Black Panther." Nyong'o graduated from Yale School of Drama in 2012 with a Master's degree in Acting.

5. Jodie Foster — Actress, director, and producer with numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards. She graduated from Yale in 1985 with a Bachelor's degree in Literature.

6. James Franco — Actor, director, and writer known for his roles in movies such as "127 Hours," "Spider-Man," and "Pineapple Express." Franco attended Yale for graduate studies in English.

7. Allison Williams — Actress known for her roles in the HBO series "Girls" and the movie "Get Out." Williams graduated from Yale in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in English.

8. Claire Danes — Actress known for her roles in movies like "Romeo + Juliet" and the TV series "Homeland." Danes attended Yale for two years before dropping out to focus on her acting career.

This is just a sampling of notable alumni from Yale. The University has produced many successful individuals in various fields, including entertainment, politics, academia, and more.

7 months ago

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