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Hollywood's Smartest Beauties

Jul. 17 2009, Published 6:32 a.m. ET

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What makes a beautiful woman REALLY beautiful?  It's brains, of course, and while Hollywood has been the home to many of "dumb blonde" it also has more than its share of girls who are as smart as they are gorgeous.

The folks at did some digging and came up with 15 ladies who are all winners in the brains-and-beauty departments.  Natalie Portman, Mira Sorvino and Rashida Jones all graduated from Harvard, and they're not the only Ivy League alums. And did you know that legendary pin-up queen Jayne Mansfield, mom of TV's Mariska Hargitay, had an IQ of 160? You may be surprised at how many of your favorite actresses made the grade.

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