CELEBRITIES SUPPORTING ANIMAL RIGHTS
-- Best link to celebrities who
support Animal Rights. Home of Genesis
multiple lists from other sources of celebrity vegetarians
with famous people
music, and a few of the musicians who support animal rights
novels, poetry, stories, essays
-- animal rights topics on TV, radio, and the movies
some actors and actresses who support AR
ALF Hall of Fame
Hall of Shame -- Celebrities who
Duff Kicked -- Hillary Duff Slammed by
Linda Gentille (The Piano Princess)
has inspired many online animal rights
is very anti-animal testing and give very graphic shows where the singer - Ogre
- acts out how companies torture animals when testing for products and medical
experiments. They have been doing this since 1983 and most their songs have
anti-war, anti-animal torture and anti-environmental poisoning lyrics. Their
latest album (The Greater Wrong of the Right) had someone protesting radio play
because of the fact they were against bush in the war for oil. denise van hooser.
Here is a link to one of their songs:
Boyd -- vegan and classical guitarist
There is a
band called Midtown who are avid animal rights supporters. I interviewed one
of them recently, and they deserve kudos for coming out as hard as they do
against any celebrity who condones animal cruelty, a la T** N*****. Their
website is www.midtownrocks.com
. None of the band members wear leather and one is totally vegan. You really
should give them a look- they toured on the Warped tour and passed out
literature from PETA to hordes of nu-metalheads.
Rudi Protrudi, lead singer of the
Fuzztones, a rock band located in the LA, CA area is a strong animal
Earth Crisis has had 7 albums, and almost all their songs deal with human rights, environmental problems, or
Bea Arthur; actress,
Brigitte Bardot is an active animal
rights supporter (on TV, September 28, 1994)
Bob Barker Harvard Gazette- HLS establishes Bob Barker endowment
Clive Barker; Hellraiser movies -- asked newspapers to put hunting and
fishing columns on the obituary pages.
Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin: On "Hard Copy" September 22,
1994 against cruelty to farm animals.
Sheryl Lee--Many ad campaigns for PETA
including "I'd rather be dead than wear fur"
Candice Bergen: "I only wear furs in films if I am playing a role
and I want to give the impression of someone who is immensely narcissistic and
self-involved and shallow."
Elizabeth Berkley, film star, posed wearing nothing but but collard
greens for PETA's "Lettuce be Lean" campaign.
Mickey Rooney--lends support against
Julie Brown; MTV --
The late Diana, Princess of Wales, and
Fergie, Dutchess of York
out in favor of a European ban on animal tests for cosmetics.
Mike Farrell, actor
Jennie Garth; Beverly Hills 90210--appeared in a PETA ad urging
forgo animal flesh.
Sara Gilbert; actress on Roseanne
Dick Gregory; comedian -- "Don't support the enslavement of any
living being -- boycott circuses that hold elephants captive."
Rich Hall; comedian
Mark McGwire--donates time and money
Mary Tyler Moore, Bernadette Peters
Grace Slick--donates money from
"White Rabbit" to help rabbits.
Hulk Hogan and his wife, Linda, fight against animal testing
David Horowitz, TV
Casey Kasem; America's Top Forty
Bernie Kopell; actor, Love Boat
Cloris Leachman; actress
Sabrina LeBeauf; Cosby Show
Pamela Lee, Baywatch -- billboard in NY: Give Fur the Cold Shoulder.
Ali MacGraw; actress
Rue McClanahan; The Golden Girls
Liza Minnelli; actress
Mary Tyler Moore speaks out in video showing the abuse of marines to
produce the drug Premarin.
Kevin Nealon; Saturday Night Live
Casandra Peterson, Beverly Hills, aka: Elvira. Supports Animal rights,
has perfume called Evil and proceeds go to PETA.
Richard Pryor; comedian -- On the UniverSoul circus:: "The eyes of
these dispirited animals say best what is difficult to convey in words."
Katey Sagal; Married...with Children
Jerry Seinfeld, comedian, an outspoken vegetarian who won't let people
eat meat in front of him.
Alicia Silverstone, actress, in
anti-dissection public service announcements for PETA, says, "Science class doesn't
have to be a funeral."
Directors Oliver Stone, Rob Reiner, Richard Donner, Norman Lear, Wolfgang
Peterson, and Joel Schumacher have pledged not to use real fur in any of their
TV Producers of "Baywatch", "Rescue
911" and "Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman".
Dee Wallace Stone
Loretta Swit, actress
Kathleen Turner; actress, At PETA's 1993 Animals Ball
Lindsay Wagner; actress, At PETA's 1993 Animals Ball
Vegetarians and vegans
Daniel Johns (Australian rockband Silverchair)
Lisa Bonet (The Cosby Show)
Christie Brinkley (model)
Ted Danson (Sam in Cheers)
David Duchovny (The X-Files)
Michael J. Fox (Movie & T.V. Star)
Richard Gere (Movie star)
Larry Hagman (Dallas)
Daryl Hannah (movie star, "Splash")
Woody Harrelson (Movie & T.V. Star) (Vegan)
Dustin Hoffman (mega-star, movies)
Ricki Lake (TV talk show)
Leonard Nimoy (plays Spock on Star Trek)
Anthony Perkins (Movie star)
Brad Pitt (Movie star)
Brooke Shields (Movie & T.V. Star)
Jonathan Taylor Thomas (Movie & T.V. Star (Home Improvement))
Vanessa Warwick (MTV VJ)
Supermodels who refuse to wear fur: Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Elle
MacPherson, and Tyra Banks.
Aleka'a Attic (with River Phoenix, who died in 1993);
PETA's second animal rights album
The B-52s; PETA's second animal rights album
Richard Butler; Psychedelic Furs, Britain
Belinda Carlisle; PETA's second animal rights album
Exene Cervenka; PETA's second animal rights album
Erasure; PETA's second animal rights album
Fetchin Bones; PETA's second animal rights album
Michael Franks, singer
The Goosebumps; PETA's second animal rights album
Sara Hickman; Texas
Chrissie Hynde, singer, The Pretenders;
PETA's second animal rights album. "Lips that have touched a corpse won't touch
Indigo girls with Michael Stipe; PETA's second animal rights album
Howard Jones; PETA's second animal rights album
k.d. lang; singer, PETA's second animal rights album. "I grew up in
cattle country--that's why I became a vegetarian. Meat stinks, for the animals, the
environment, and your health."
the late Linda, Stella McCartney; Wings; Stella,
clothes designer, "I continue to be shocked by the methods used to obtain real
Natalie Merchant; 10,000 Maniacs -- cried when her date ordered lamb.
"I just couldn't believe I was involved with someone who could eat lamb."
Nina Hagen & Lene Lovich video; "Don't Kill The Animals"
PETA's second animal rights album
Ric Ocasek; The Cars
Prince; "We need an Animal Rights Day when all slaughterhouses shut
down. Compassion is an action word with no boundaries." The Artist, c/o Paisley Park Ent., 7801 Audubon Rd., Chanhassen, MN 55317.
Raw Youth; PETA's second animal rights album
The Smiths; rock group
The Sugarcubes; Iceland band
El Vez; The Mexican Elvis
Jane Wiedlin; PETA's second animal rights album
Vegetarians and Vegans
Damon Albarn (lead singer of Blur)
Rick Allen (Def Leppard)
Jon Anderson (singer with Yes)
Joan Baez (folk singer)
Peter Buck (REM guitarist)
Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard)
Dave Davies (Kinks)
Michael Diamond (Beastie Boys drummer/singer)
Dave Goodman (original producer of Sex Pistols) (vegan)
Kirk Hammett (guitarist with metallica)
George Harrison (musician, Beatles/solo)
Polly Jean Harvey
Susannah Hoffs (ex Bangles)
James (the band, all vegan apparently)
Wendy James (Transvision Vamp)
Jim Kerr (Singer, Simple Minds)
Martin & Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet)
Don McLean (singer, songwriter)
Morrissey (singer, also The Smiths)
Larry Mullen Junior (drummer and founder of 'U2' band)
Olivia Newton John
Chris Novoselic (Nirvana)
Jason Orange, Mark Owen, Gary Barlow (Take That)
Sinead O'Connor (vegan)
Rage against the machine (3 of 4 members)
Tom Scholz (Mastermind behind the rock-n-roll band Boston) (vegan)
Robert Smith (The Cure)
Ringo Starr (and his wife, Barbara Bach)
Geoff Tate (Vocalist for Queensryche) (vegan)
Farin Urlaub (singer of the German band "Die Ärzte")
Eddie Vedder (lead vocalist with Pearl Jam)
"Weird" Al Yankovic (vegan)
Cleveland Amory/Kim Sturla, The Fund for Animals
Pete Singer director of Centre of Human Bioethics, Australia; Author; Animal
Alice Walker; author of The Color Purple -- "The
animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more
than black people were made for whites or women for men."
Vegetarians and vegans
Scott Adams (writer/artist of comic strip "Dilbert")
Berke Breathed (US Cartoonist -- writes and draws Bloom County and Outland comic strips)
Franz Kafka (Writer)
Alan Moore (Comics writer, Watchmen, V For Vendetta, Marvelman, etc.)
George Bernard Shaw (writer)
Percy Shelley (poet)
Tony La Russa; Manager of St. Louis Cardinals
James Donaldson; Dallas Mavericks
Larry Bird; Coach Indiana Pacers -- told Esquire magazine he
stopped hunting because "I just don't want to kill anything anymore." c/o
Indaina Pacers, 300 Market St. Indianapolis, IN 46204.
Mo Vaughn; Boston Red Sox -- "I don't believe in hunting. Give the
animals a gun, and then maybe I'd hunt." c/o Anaheim Angels, Anaheim, CA.
Vegetarians and Vegans
Carl Lewis (sprinter) Vegan only when training.
Carl Jung, famous psychologist, left the study of
medicine because he found vivisection "barbarous, horrible, and most of all
Christian Barnard, "I had bought two male chimps from a primate
colony in Holland. They lived next to each other in separate cages for several months
before I used one as a [heart] donor. When we put him to sleep in his cage in preparation
for the operation, he chattered and cried incessantly. We attached no significance to
this, but it must have made a great impression on his companion, for when we removed the
body to the operating room, the other chimp wept bitterly and was inconsolable for days.
The incident made a deep impression on me. I vowed never again to experiment with such
Dr. Werner Hartinger, Chief Surgeon, West Germany, 1988.
"Vivisection is barbaric, useless, and a hindrance to scientific progress."
Dr. Vernon Coleman, Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, UK.
"...many vivisectors still claim that what they do helps save human lives. They are
Iying. The truth is that animal experiments kill people, and animal researchers are
responsible for the deaths of thousands of men, women and children every year."
Jane Goodall, Primatologist
Frank Cullen, New England Anti Vivisection Society
Tom Regan, Professor of Philosophy, North Carolina State University
Shirley McGreal, International Primate Protection League
Jean Goldenberg/Bob and Loretta Hirsch, Washington Humane Society
Patrice Green/Ann Smart, R.N.s, National Association of Nurses Against Vivisection
Vegetarians and Vegans
Leonardo Da Vinci
Albert Einstein (certainly supported, but practiced?)
Sir Isaac Newton
Politicians and Businessmen
Dennis Kucinich He ran for President in the primary
elections in the US. http://www.kucinich.us/
people told us that while campaigning he ordered vegan dishes.
Steven Jobs (founded Apple computer company)
* Paavo Nurmi
* Carter USM
* Eric Stolz
* Kate Bush
* John Peel
* Martin Gore
* Emanuel Swedenborg