05/15/2015 09:01 EDT | Updated 05/15/2015 09:59 EDT

Celebrity Parents Who Have PhDs And Other Surprising Degrees

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Israeli-born US actress Natalie Portman poses for photographers during a photocall of the film 'Knight of Cups' presented in the competition of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin, on February 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Hollywood stars have such successful careers that it’s hard to imagine they had interests in any other field of study. Completing a PhD -- or any other degree for that matter -- takes time and effort, but many celebrities have proven you can get a good education while balancing fame and a family.

That being said, here are 13 famous parents who have PhDs and other surprising degrees!

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