11 Celebrities That Aren’t Afraid To Be A Little Nerdy

Nerds come in all shape and sizes. But who will be crowned the King of the Nerds? Find out on King of the Nerds on TBS, THURSDAY AT 10/9C.

1. Aisha Tyler

Most people know Aisha as the voice of Lana Kane on Archer, but did you know that she’s also a hardcore gamer? According to a poem she posted on her Facebook page she’s “been a gamer since I made friends with a girl in the 5th grade just to get at her Atari.”

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2. Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel might be known for bashing in skulls in action flicks, but did you know that he’s also played Dungeons & Dragons for over 20 years? He’s so involved that he even wrote the forward for “30 Years of Adventure: A Celebration of Dungeons & Dragons.”

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3. Zooey Deschanel

As if Zooey weren’t adorable enough, she used to play The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past obsessively. Perfect woman? Perfect woman.

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4. Felicia Day

The former Buffy starlet stars in her own web series called “The Guild,” about a dysfunctional MMORPG guild much to the delight of nerds worldwide. In her off-time she enjoys playing Skyrim and many other popular games.

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5. Daniel Craig

Mr. Bond doesn’t stick to shooting baddies just on screen, he also spends a lot of his free time shooting up aliens in Halo.

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6. Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson probably isn’t the first person you imagine navigating the crowded floors of Comic-Con and yet she does. She regularly frequents the comic convention in masks and even co-created her own comic series called “Occult Crimes Taskforce.”

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7. Robin Williams

Any man that names his daughter Zelda has got some serious nerd cred. Aside from Zelda, some of his favorite games include Half-Life and Warcraft III. Respect.

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8. Wil Wheaton

Being in the original cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation makes Wil an instant nerd icon. Wheaton’s an avid gamer and is one of the internet’s largest nerd crushes.

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9. Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis is living proof that girls actually do play World of Warcraft. Kunis used to play a “really kickass mage” before she quit cold turkey. She even had twinks!

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10. Olivia Munn

Munn once said that her ideal day included “a case of Pabst Blue Ribbon and playing some Guitar Hero until three in the morning.” Need we say more?

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11. Robert Carradine

Robert Carradine put nerd-dom on the map as Lewis Skolnick in “Revenge of the Nerds” and now returns to crown the King of the Nerds on TBS, THURSDAY AT 10/9C.

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