Who says geeks are losers?
These beautiful women have floored us with their intelligence and taste for the geekier things in life. They’re on Team Geek, which makes geeks winners and the rest of the world, losers.
You’ve seen her in: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Supernatural
Geek cred: Not only was she valedictorian of her graduating class, the math geek also runs popular YouTube channel Geek and Sundry. Still unimpressed? She produces and stars in gaming web series The Guild, and is an avid gamer when not busy taking over the geekosphere too.
You’ve seen her in: America’s Next Top Model
Geek cred: Her enthusiastic often risque Comic-Con cosplay participation. Costumes include Mortal Kombat's Mileena, X-Men's Psylocke, and a Death Star soldier. We'll leave it to you to Google for them.
You’ve seen her in: Transformers, How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
Geek cred: Loves Mortal Kombat, plays Lego Star Wars, and owns a life-size R2D2 model. She's also a fan of Witchblade comics and J.Scott Campbell. If that's not enough, she'll soon be starring as April O'Neil in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot.
You’ve seen her in: Sin City, Death Proof
Geek cred: Loves comics so much, she produced her own comic series called Occult Crimes Taskforce, and loves Star Trek so much that she's able to speak broken Klingon.
You’ve seen her in: That ‘70s Show, Max Payne, Ted
Geek cred: Has admitted her addiction to World of Warcraft. When she's not busy trying to kick the habit, she voices Meg in Family Guy.
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You’ve seen her in: Star Wars, Black Swan
Geek cred: Aside from playing Queen Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, the brainy beauty majored in psychology at Harvard, and can speak French, German, Japanese and Arabic.
You’ve seen her in: Veronica Mars
Geek cred: Voiced a character in the Assassin’s Creed video games,
You’ve seen her in: Pearl Harbour, Underworld
Geek cred: Two-time winner of the WH Smith Young Writers Award in the categories of Fiction and Poetry. Studied French and Russian literature at Oxford. And have you not seen her in Underworld?
You’ve seen her in: Iron Man 2, New Girl
Geek cred: Besides writing a book Suck It, Wonder Woman: The Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek, the loud and proud geek girl has claimed that she can turn any PC into a gaming rig. She was also in Mass Effect 2 as an NPC.
You’ve seen her in: the March issue of Stuff, Adidas ads and stores
Geek cred: Gracing the cover of our March issue and writing for the cover feature is all she needs.