It’s strange to think that celebrities went to school like the rest of us, but they did. And they made famous friends there, too, like these 10 famous people you didn’t know went to school together. Some of them are best friends now, but some of them will totally surprise you.
Lena Dunham went to school with one of her ‘Girls’ costars. John Krasinski was also at high school with a cast-mate from ‘The Office’. Can you guess who for each one? Josh Hartnett and Rachael Leigh Cook acted together years after they left high school and one of them thought the other was “really cute.” And there’s a whole bunch of famous actors who attended Santa Monica High School in California at the same time. How about Sean Penn, Rob Lowe, Robert Downey Jr. and Charlie Sheen for an amazing high school quartet?
Other celebs you didn’t realize went to the same high school are even more surprising, like Cameron Diaz and a “very tall and skinny” rapper. And how about Matthew Perry admitting he beat up Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? Then there are the famous BFFs who you knew were very close, but didn’t necessarily realize how far back their friendship goes. Like Robert Pattinson and Tom Sturridge, or Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.
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