The 5 Most Educated Movie Stars in Hollywood

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Acting isn't a profession that requires a college degree, or even a high school diploma. Yet contrary to "dumb actor" stereotypes, there are a number of stars with advanced degrees. Whether they decided to pursue acting after completing their education, or simply have a passion for learning that they've practiced throughout their lives, all of these actors are just as familiar with reading—or writing—academic tomes as they are with memorizing their lines in screenplays.
The 5 Most Educated Movie Stars in Hollywood

5Dolph Lundgren

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Action star Dolph Lundgren is famous for his work in films such as "The Expendables." One wouldn't guess from the laconic characters he plays that the Swedish-born actor has a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney, or that he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to MIT. While in the United States for academics, he met drama coach Warren Robertson and became interested in acting. He has since starred in more than 50 action films.

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