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Famous Harvard Lampoon Members 

Xavier Freeman
Updated June 14, 2019 13.4k views 35 items

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) from Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 55 from Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America
Chevy Chase is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 75 from New York City, USA, New York, Lower Manhattan
Christopher Guest is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 71 from New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Continental United States
John Updike is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 77 (1932-2009) from Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America
William Randolph Hearst ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 88 (1863-1951) from California, United States of America
Harry Shearer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 75 from Los Angeles, USA, California
James Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 46 from Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
B. J. Novak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 39 from USA, Massachusetts, Newton
George Plimpton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003) from New York City, New York, United States of America
Paul Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 42 from Washington, Pennsylvania
Michael Schur is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 43 from Ann Arbor, Michigan
Greg Daniels is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 55 from West Hollywood, California
Fred Gwynne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 67 (1926-1993) from New York City, USA, New York
Andy Borowitz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 61 from Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States of America
George Santayana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 89 (1863-1952) from Madrid, Spain
Eric Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 47 from New York City, New York
Carter Burwell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 64 from New York City, New York, United States of America
Mark Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 48 from Grand Forks, North Dakota
Ian Frazer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Ian Frazer Age 66 from Glasgow, United Kingdom
Etan Cohen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Age 44 from Israel
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 from Pennsylvania, United States of America
Judy Budnitz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Mark O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Harvard Lampoon Members
Dec. at 58 (1954-2012) from Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America