Columbia University in popular culture

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This is a partially sorted list of Columbia University's representation in various films and television programs.


Movies making reference to Columbia and/or featuring scenes shot on the Morningside campus include:

Scarlett Johansson at Columbia University during the shooting of The Nanny Diaries.
One of the fountains at Columbia University


  • The music video for the Fugees' single "Nappy Heads" (recorded in 1992 but not released until 1994) was primarily shot on the steps of Low Library.[citation needed]
  • Recording artist Nellie McKay released a song on her second album Pretty Little Head (2006), entitled "Columbia Is Bleeding", alleging animal abuse as part of the practice of animal testing at Columbia University.


Fictitious Columbians[edit]


  1. ^ Professor X's Biography at Marvel website
  2. ^ "Daredevil". Retrieved 2008-02-26. 
  3. ^ "Secret Garden". Retrieved 2014-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Meadow Soprano, played by Jamie-Lynn Sigler". The Sopranos. HBO. Retrieved 2006-08-10. 
  5. ^ Hustvet, Siri (2008). The Blindfold.