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Judd Apatow Tops Smart List

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Nov 30, 2007 | 4:47am EST

Knocked Up director Judd Apatow has topped a new list of the smartest people in Hollywood.

The moviemaker beat fellow directors Steven Spielberg and James Cameron to claim the top spot on the new Entertainment Weekly magazine list.

The Smartest Actor on the countdown is Will Smith at No. 5, and Meryl Streep is the Smartest Actress at No. 6.

George Clooney, Tyler Perry, producer Brian Grazer, Jerry BruckheimerWill Ferrell and Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson also made the top 20 on the 50 Smartest People in Hollywood list.

Entertainment Weekly editors chose the names on the list by picking out "the brightest minds" in the film business, based on those who are revolutionizing the way movies are made.

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