7. Brian Cox of D:Ream and off of the telly
This image appears in the gallery:
These 10 Rock Stars Absolutely Smashed Their Exam Results
7. 7. Brian Cox of D:Ream and off of the telly
He may have played keyboards for pop ravers D:Ream and kind of soundtracked Labour's election win in 1997, but all the while Brian Cox was studying for his high energy particle physics PhD. Now he's more likely to be spotted hosting populist science shows like Wonders Of The Universe or guesting on The Sky At Night, rather than as a guest spot on the Smash Hits Poll Winners' Party.