Brainiacs - MENSA members on the IMDb.

by the7thson1962 | created - 12 Aug 2016 | updated - 12 Aug 2016 | Public

The people on this list are members of MENSA - an organization whose sole criteria for membership is an IQ in the top 2% of the population.

1. Isaac Asimov

Writer | I, Robot

Isaac Asimov was born Isaak Judah Ozimov, on January 2, 1920, in Petrovichi shtetl, near Smolensk, Russia. He was the oldest of three children. His father, named Judah Ozimov, and his mother, named Anna Rachel Ozimov (nee Berman), were Orthodox Jews. Ozimov family were millers (the name Ozimov ...

2. Yank Azman

Actor | The Great Defender

Yank Azman was born on October 19, 1947. He is an actor, known for The Great Defender (1995), My Life as a Dog (1995) and Millennium (1989).

3. Derek Barbosa

Soundtrack | Ride

Discovered and signed at age 16 by music impresario Rick Rubin, Derek Barbosa (known as rapper Chino XL and often referred to as "the Lyrical Messiah") was born in New Jersey to a Puerto Rican father and a Black mother. After releasing his debut album "Here To Save You All" (with chart topping ...

4. Theodore Bikel

Actor | My Fair Lady

Theodore Bikel is one of the most versatile and respected actors and performers of his generation. A master of languages, dialects and accents, he has played every sort of film villain and semi-bad guy imaginable, and always adds depth, dimension and even sympathy to characters that would end up as...

5. Geena Davis

Actress | Thelma & Louise

As a child, Geena dreamed of being an actress. While in high school, she felt left out and had low self-esteem because, at 6 feet, she was the tallest girl in school. After high school graduation, Geena entered New England College in New Hampshire and then transferred the next year to Boston ...

6. Nolan Gould

Actor | Modern Family

Nolan Gould was born on October 28, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Modern Family (2009), The To Do List (2013) and Friends with Benefits (2011).

7. Kara Hayward

Actress | Moonrise Kingdom

Kara Hayward was born on November 17, 1998 in Massachusetts. She was discovered at an open call, landing her first movie role in Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom (2012), and received critical acclaim and numerous award nominations for her performance as Suzy Bishop. At this point, she was 12 years ...

8. Glenne Headly

Actress | Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

For the past fourteen years, she has said that family has been the most important thing to her and she has set most of her time aside to be a "present" mother to her son. Movies, plays and television are chosen, for the most part, when they occur in town or on a school break. She has taken the ...

9. Kym Jackson

Actress | The Secrets She Keeps

Kym Jackson was born in Bath, England, UK. Kym is an actor and producer, known for The Secrets She Keeps (2020), S.W.A.T. (2017) and Wish Man (2019). Kym is married to Andrew Steel.

10. Myles Jeffrey

Actor | Early Edition

Myles Jeffrey was born on October 5, 1990 in Riverside County, California, USA. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Early Edition (1996), Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000) and Babe: Pig in the City (1998).

11. Regan Mizrahi

Actor | Dora the Explorer

Regan Mizrahi got his start acting while he was still in diapers. He is the son of an actress and a doctor/triathlete. Regan is one of three children in show business and the great grandson of radio star Nathan Hale.

Winner of the 2011 Young Artists Award for Best Actor in a voiceover role; for his ...

12. Michael Muhney

Actor | Veronica Mars

Michael Muhney was born on June 12, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Veronica Mars (2004), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Sidepiece (2019). He has been married to Jaime Garrison since February 11, 2000. They have three children.

13. Ellen Muth

Actress | Dolores Claiborne

Not only is Ellen an actress but she is a member of Mensa, a student at the Lee Strasberg School, drives and races a six speed SS and collects Burmese cats. Her awards include Best Actress at the AFI for The Young Girl and the Monsoon (1999) and best supporting actress at the Japanese Film Festival...

14. Joyce Carol Oates

Writer | Blonde

Joyce Carol Oates was born on June 16, 1938 in Lockport, New York, USA. She is a writer and actress, known for Blonde (2022), Vengeance: A Love Story (2017) and Double Lover (2017). She was previously married to Charles Gross and Raymond Smith.

15. Alan Rachins

Actor | Showgirls

Alan Rachins was born on October 3, 1942 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Showgirls (1995), L.A. Law (1986) and Dharma & Greg (1997). He has been married to Joanna Frank since March 11, 1978. They have one child.

16. Ashley Rickards

Actress | Fly Away

Ashley Nicole Rickards is an American actress. She graduated from high school, at age 15, and is currently a member of MENSA. She has been in various films and television shows, portraying a wide variety of characters, most notably Fly Away (2011), in which she portrayed "Mandy", a severely ...

17. Ben Rollins

Actor | The Orange Man

Growing up, he moved every 2 years or so (including 5 years in Australia 1967-1972). A year after graduating high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. A back injury ended his career after only 6 years.

After a hiatus of nearly 21 years, he answered his nation's call again and enlisted in ...

18. Laura Shields

Actress | Fate

Laura Shields was born on September 19, 1983 in Oldham, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Fate (2016), The Missing Link (2018) and Bad Dad (2007).

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