Quiz: Which celebrity went to Cal?

Are you a trivia aficionado? If so, you probably know that UC Berkeley’s got some pretty big names attached to it — Nobel laureates, best-selling authors, hard-hitting journalists … and good ol’ fashioned celebrities. Curious to know how much you know about the alum who found his or her way to fame in the entertainment industry post-Cal? Then you’ve come to the right place. We’ll give you two celebrities — you guess which one is a fellow Golden Bear:

Round 1: Catherine Zeta-Jones or Chris Pine?


Answer: Chris Pine

You probably know him from “Star Trek.” But did you know that Chris Pine graduated from Cal with an English degree in 2002?

Round 2: Keanu Reeves or Morgan Webb?


Answer: Morgan Webb

Best known for hosting X-Play, Webb also graduated from Cal with a degree in rhetoric and a minor in Italian.

Round 3: Amy Poehler or Adam Lamberg?


Answer: Adam Lamberg

Remember Lizzie McGuire’s go-to guy, Gordo? He once attended UC Berkeley!

Round 4: Sanaa Lathan or Gregory Peck?


Answer: Both!

Peck is best known for his role as Atticus in “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and you might recognize Lathan from “Blade” and “Alien vs. Predator.” Both earned an English degree here at Cal.

Know of any other celebrities who went to UC Berkeley? Comment below!

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