15 Hollywood Stars You Didn't Know Were Huge Nerds

With all their wealth, success, and popularity, it’s kinda hard to imagine famous stars doing the same nerdy stuff we regular folk do. Turns out, some of them are bigger nerds than us.

Let's take a look at some of Hollywood’s biggest geeks:

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ROBIN WILLIAMS WAS A MASSIVE GAMER. Williams loved playing everything from Dungeons & Dragons to Call of Duty. His favorite game series was The Legend of Zelda. He loved it SO much that he named his daughter Zelda.

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VIN DIESEL MADE A MOVIE ABOUT HIS D&D CHARACTER. Diesel's The Last Witch Hunter is partially based on the actor's Dungeons and Dragons character, Melkor. He's such a D&D nerd that he was even asked to write the foreword for the 30th-anniversary Dungeons and Dragons book.

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MICHAEL B. JORDAN IS REALLY INTO ANIME. Jordan regularly shares his vast anime opinions on social media, and in 2019 he even released a Naruto-inspired clothing collection. He also producers and stars in his own anime, Gen:Lock.

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MATTHEW PERRY IS A GIANT FALLOUT FAN. Matthew Perry BENNY I played this video game so often that E injured my hand SO severely that I had to go to a hand doctor and get injections in my hand, Perry told Ellen in 2009. After revealing how much he loved

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MARGOT ROBBIE IS A HARRY POTTER GEEK. POTILH Robbie revealed that as a teen she used to be such a Harry Potter fangirl that she lied about needing glasses just so she could look more like her favorite character. CRACKED.COM

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LADY GAGA LOVES BAYONETTA. Lady Gaga ladygiga Still playing #Bayonetta middle of chapter XIlI and my hands hurt and Lhave to sleep and it's 4 In the damn morning but this damn dragon with the face that I have to kill with my weave. Smh. Give it another go in the morning

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JOE MANGANIELLO IS A DUNGEON MASTER. S Manganiello converted his basement into a Dungeons and Dragons playroom called The Gary Gygax Memorial Dungeon, named after the co-creator of the game. He serves as the Dungeon Master and hosts campaigns for his friends about once a week.

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HENRY CAVILL WAS A Wow ADDICT. The actor revealed that he missed the call about being cast as Superman because he was busy doing a dungeon in World of Warcraft. He's also a massive Witcher 3 fan -having beaten the 100-hour game two times before even being cast as Geralt.

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GUILLERMO DEL TORO IS A HORROR FANATIC. Del Toro has a collection of over 10,000 pieces of horror-then memorabilia. His collection got SO massive that he had to buy a whole separate house where he could keep all of it. He named his second house, Bleak House.

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BRIE LARSON IS A STAR WARS FANGIRL. Larson says that her dream role as a kid was to play a young Princess Leia. She regularly posts pictures of herself dressed as a Jedi and even cried on the set of Captain Marvel when Samuel L. Jackson brought her his Mace

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BEN STILLER IS A HUGE TREKKIE. Stiller's film company Red Hour Films is named after the red hour' from the Star Trek: The Original Series episode The Retur of the Archons.' He also regularly references Star Trek in his movies.

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ANTHONY MACKIE ADORES BOBA FETT. at Mackie says that he idolized Fett as a kid and that playing the character is his dream job. He owns several Boba Fett helmets, including one that is signed by Jeremy Bulloch (the actor who portrayed him in the original Star Wars trilogy). Even

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NICHOLAS CAGE IS A SUPERMAN FANBOY. Cage loves the character so much that he named his son Kal-EI (Superman's Kryptonian name). He also used to own Superman's first comic book appearance, before selling it for $2.1 million in 2011. In the '90s, Cage almost played Superman in Tim Burton's Superman

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