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 54

Chevy Chase is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 74

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 72

James Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 45

B. J. Novak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 38

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 41

Michael Schur is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 42

Greg Daniels is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 54

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 60

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 46

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 47

Ian Frazer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Ian Frazer age 65

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 62

Judy Budnitz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 45

Mark O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 58 (1954-2012)

Al Jean is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 57

Kurt Andersen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Kurt Andersen age 63

Robert Carlock is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members

Jim Downey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
age 65

Sidney Carroll is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 75 (1913-1988)

Paul Simms is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members

Matt Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members

Patricia Marx is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Patricia Marx

Lawrence O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members

Garry Goodrow is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 81 (1933-2014)