Famous high school dropouts

Posted: 4:25 PM EDT Jun 02, 2011   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Aug 11, 2014

When it came to graduating from high school, several big-name celebrities didn't make the grade. Here's a look at the stars who defied one-in-a-million odds to make it big without a diploma.

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When it came to graduating from high school, several big-name celebrities didn't make the grade, including Johnny Depp, who dropped out at age 15 with dreams of becoming a rock star. Keep clicking to see other famous dropouts who defied one-in-a-million odds to make it big.

 
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