5 Celebrities You Would Never Guess Attended Med School

Here are five famous actors, athletes, musicians, that you might not have known attended medical school. Some graduated while others dropped out for a different career path.


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Ken Jeong (Actor)

Best know for: Leslie Chow in The Hangover trilogy Ben Chang on the NBC comedy series Community as well as numerous others.

College: Duke University

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Pau Gasol (NBA Player)

Best know for: Played for the Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Lakers and the Chicago Bulls

College: University of Barcelona

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Jenny Thompson (Olympic Swimmer)

Best know for: Winner of 10 Olympic gold medals

College: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

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Michael Crichton (Author/Filmmaker)

Best know for: Jurassic Park, the creator of ER and The Andromeda Strain

College: Harvard Medical School

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Jay Sean (Musician)

Best know for: Rapper, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer

College: Barts and The London, Queen Mary’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, Sir George Monoux College

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