Celebrity College Flashback


Catherine Dent

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Catherine Dent, who plays savvy beat cop Danni Sofer in FX's The Shield, has accrued street cred both on and off the screen. In addition to her TV appearances, Dent has starred on Broadway and in films like Nobody's Fool, The Majestic, and 21 Grams. Here, she looks back at North Carolina School of ...

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Nadine Velazquez

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Nadine Velazquez, the übersexy Catalina from NBC's My Name I s Earl, has been featured on lists like USA Today's "Five rising stars to watch closely" and Variety's "Ten Actors to Watch." Oh yeah, and don't forget Maxim's 2007 "Hot 100"—she was No. 61. Here, Velazquez looks back at her days as a ...

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Frank Caliendo

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Impressionist Frank Caliendo, host of TBS's late night comedy show Frank TV, has mastered impersonations of people like President George Bush, John Madden, Al Pacino, and nearly the entire Seinfeld cast, among others. His uncanny impressions and political satire have also regularly appeared on Fox ...

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University of Wisconsin

Shonda Rhimes

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Shonda Rhimes, creator of ABC's Grey's Anatomy, is the first African-American woman to write and produce a top-rated TV series. In addition to her Emmy-winning medical drama, she's launched the spinoff series Private Practice and written screenplays for such films as Introducing Dorothy Dandridge,

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Dartmouth College
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Chuck Klosterman

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Some people hail rock journalist Chuck Klosterman as a pop-culture demigod. For half a decade, his divisive commentaries and music criticism have appeared in major magazines and books (Fargo Rock City; Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs; Killing Yourself to Live, and Chuck Klosterman IV), earning him a ...

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University of North Dakota
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Chuck Liddell

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Chuck "the Iceman" Liddell still lives in the town of his alma mater. That's right: This trained lethal weapon earned a B.A. in accounting at Cal Poly before claiming the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title in 2005. He's since become a mixed martial arts superstar, appearing on ...

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Kristen Bell

Originally posted February 10, 2006

Kristen Bell, former star of Veronica Mars, has landed spots on other television shows like Gossip Girls and Heroes, where she currently plays an electrifying femme fatale. Bell tells U.S. News about her years at New York University, where she developed her love ...

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NYU

Ed Helms

Originally posted November 10, 2005.

Many consider actor Ed Helms, brown-nosing salesman from NBC's The Office, the next face of American comedy. A former correspondent for The Daily Show, Helms has also appeared in recent blockbusters like Evan Almighty, Walk Hard, and Semi-Pro. Approaching his ...

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Mo Rocca

Originally posted September 15, 2005.

Humorist Mo Rocca, Daily Show alum and author of All the Presidents Pets, is a correspondent for The Tonight Show, among other programs. A regular judge on Iron Chef America and panelist for NPR's weekly quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, Rocca tells us ...

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Harvard University
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