October 3, 2009

Famous Vegans

Some famous vegans in history
Alanis Morissette, singer
Alice Walker, poet, writer, and activist
Alicia Silverstone, actress
Anoushka Shankar, Indian sitar player and composer
Anthony Kiedis, singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers
Bif Naked, rock singer-songwriter, poet, cartoonist, and actress.
Bill Ward, founding drummer for the heavy metal band Black Sabbath.
Bob Barker/video, game show host
Bob Harper/video, personal trainer
Brandy, singer
Brian Bell, guitarist of Weezer
Bryan Adams, singer-songwriter
Bryan Danielson, professional wrestler
Carl Lewis, track and field athlete
Carrie Anne Moss, actress
Casey Affleck/video, actor
Casey Kasem, radio host
César Chávez, farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist
Chrissie Hynde, rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist of The Pretenders, and owner of vegan restaurant The VegiTerranean
Coretta Scott King, activist and wife of Martin Luther King Jr.
Davey Havok, singer of AFI
Dennis Kucinich, politician
Dennis Lyxzén, vocalist for The (International) Noise Conspiracy and Invasionen, formerly of the Refused
Dexter Scott King, activist and son of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ed Begley, Jr. , actor
Ellen Degeneres, comedienne, TV personality, and actress
Emilie Autumn, singer-songwriter, poet, and violinist
Emily Deschanel, actress
Eric Roberts, actor
Erykah Badu, soul singer-songwriter
Fiona Apple, singer-songwriter
Geezer Butler, founding bassist for the heavy metal band Black Sabbath.
Georges Laraque, pro ice hockey player
Grace Slick, rock singer of Jefferson Airplane
Heather Mills, model and activist
Hunter Burgan, bassist of AFI
Jade Puget, guitarist of AFI
James Cromwell, actor and animal rights advocate
James Spooner, director, tattoo artist and Afropunk creator
Jason Mraz, singer-songwriter and guitarist
Joan Jett, punk rock musician and singer
Joaquin Phoenix, actor
John Peel, DJ
Johnny Marr, former guitarist for The Smiths
Jorja Fox, actress
K.D Lang, singer-songwriter
Kevin Nealon, comedian and actor
Linda Blair, actress
Lindsay Wagner, actress
Lori Petty, actress
Matisyahu, musician
Moby/video, musician
Nick Zinner, guitarist for Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Olivia Wilde, actress
Persia White, singer and actress
Portia De Rossi, actress
Prince, musician
River Phoenix, actor
Robin Quivers/video, actress
Saul Williams, musician and poet
Sinead O'Connor, singer-songwriter
Summer Phoenix, actress
Thom Yorke, singer of Radiohead
Tobey Maguire, actor
Tony Gonzalez, NFL Star
Woody Harrelson, actor and activist
Heather Mills, activist
Nelly, rapper, actor, and entrepreneur
Phil Collins, singer
Georges Laraque/video, professional ice hockey player
Ginnifer Goodwin, actress
Natalie Portman, actress
Russell Simmons/video, entrepreneur
Angela Bassett, actress
Steve Wynn, casino resort/real-estate developer
Daniel Negreanu, professional poker player
Rob Zombie, musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer
Bill Clinton
Chelsea Clinton
Sara Gilbert
Lea Michele
Daniela Sea
Andy Hurley
Forrest Kline
Maggie Q
Carol Leifer
Ian MacKaye
Jenny McCarthy
Jay McCarroll
John Mackey
Ted Leo
Michael Madden
Roselyn Sánchez
Ed Miller
Roxanne Shanté
Fred Mascherino
Lisa Marx
Tobey Maguire
Tim Commerford
James Cromwell
Mac Danzig
Michael Franti
John Salley
Myq Kaplan
Scott Jurek
Jason Schwartzman

Sources and more famous vegans:

List of vegans on Wikipedia

Famous Vegetarians - Vegan Celebrities - by HappyCow

Famous well known vegetarians and famous vegans celebrities

International Vegetarian Union - Famous Vegetarians

Vegan Rock Stars


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