Apex geek Neil deGrasse Tyson has often stated that his basic life philosophy is "to know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others." It does seem that curiosity and generosity often go hand in hand, and we will be providing 15 examples of Hollywood softies who embody both of Tyson's criteria for good living.
Kicking off our list of Hollywood's kindest geeks is Jennifer Lawrence, whose nerd cred can hardly be questioned at this point (I mean, have you seen how adorably passionate this girl can get?). But Lawrence is also devoted to making the world a better place, and is active in the World Food Programme, the Thirst Program, Do Something, and many other charities. Plus, she's earned a reputation for being very generous—if completely zany—in real life . So, who else made our super fancy list of brainy sweethearts? Jump in to find out!