Comedy

Famous Harvard Lampoon Members  

Xavier Freeman
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List of Famous Harvard Lampoon Members ranked by fame and popularity. The Harvard Lampoon is a comical publication that was founded in 1876 at Harvard University. The humor magazine has been the first stop in the careers of successful writers, comics and actors. Who are some of the most famous Harvard Lampoon Members? Check out this impressive list of truly hilarious individuals.

The most famous Harvard Lampoon alumni has got to be Conan O'Brien. The funnyman was a former president of the Lampoon and oversaw a devious prank involving “Batman and Robin” actor Burt Ward. Writer B.J. Novak better known as “Ryan the temp” from “The Office” also spent some time writing for the Harvard Lampoon. American author John Updike was president of the Lampoon in 1954.

In the 70s, the Lampoon produced live shows “National Lampoon Lemmings” and “The National Lampoon Radio Hour” introducing audiences to the talents of John Belushi, Christopher Guest and Chevy Chase. The National Lampoon has also went on to create classic comedic films like “Animal House,” “Class Reunion,” and Chevy Chase's “Vacation” series.

Who do you think is the funniest member of the Harvard Lampoon? Check out this list and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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John Belushi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 33 (1949-1982)
Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 55
Chevy Chase is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 75
Christopher Guest is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
John Updike is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 77 (1932-2009)
William Randolph Hearst is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 88 (1863-1951)
Harry Shearer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 75
James Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 46
B. J. Novak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 36
George Plimpton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)
Paul Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 42
Michael Schur is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 43
Greg Daniels is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 55
Fred Gwynne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 67 (1926-1993)
Andy Borowitz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 61
George Santayana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 89 (1863-1952)
Eric Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 47
Carter Burwell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Mark Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 48
Ian Frazer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Ian Frazer age 66
Etan Cohen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 44
Marty Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
George Meyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 63
Judy Budnitz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 46
Mark O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 58 (1954-2012)