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America: A Tribute to Heroes (21-Sep-2001)

Directors: Joel Gallen; Beth McCarthy

Writer: (many writers)

Keywords: Documentary

Celebrities pay tribute to victims of the September 11 attacks as part of a two-hour telethon.

ABSTRACT
A star-studded lineup of athletes, entertainers, and musicians running the gamut from Muhammad Ali to Jim Carrey assemble for a two-hour telethon designed to pay tribute to victims of the attacks of September 11, 2001 in New York City, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, while raising money for their families.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Muhammad Ali
Boxing
17-Jan-1942   Floated like butterfly, stung like bee
Halle Berry
Actor
14-Aug-1966   Monster's Ball
Jon Bon Jovi
Musician
2-Mar-1962   Gives love a bad name
Bono
Singer
10-May-1960   Lead singer of U2
Amy Brenneman
Actor
22-Jun-1964   Judging Amy
Mariah Carey
Singer/Songwriter
27-Mar-1969   Diva with eighteen #1 hits
Jim Carrey
Actor
17-Jan-1962   Rubber-faced fartsmith
Adam Clayton
Bassist
13-Mar-1960   Bassist for U2
George Clooney
Actor
6-May-1961   E.R.
Cindy Crawford
Model
20-Feb-1966   House of Style
Sheryl Crow
Singer
11-Feb-1962   All I Wanna Do
Tom Cruise
Actor
3-Jul-1962   Flamboyant Scientologist
Penelope Cruz
Actor
28-Apr-1974   Woman On Top
John Cusack
Actor
28-Jun-1966   High Fidelity
Robert De Niro
Actor
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Benicio Del Toro
Actor
19-Feb-1967   Traffic
Danny DeVito
Actor
17-Nov-1944   Short loudmouth from Taxi
Cameron Diaz
Actor
30-Aug-1972   There's Something About Mary
Celine Dion
Singer
30-Mar-1968   Canadian diva
Fred Durst
Musician
20-Aug-1970   Lead singer of Limp Bizkit
Clint Eastwood
Actor
31-May-1930   The Man With No Name
The Edge
Guitarist
8-Aug-1961   Guitarist for U2
Sally Field
Actor
6-Nov-1946   Steel Magnolias
Calista Flockhart
Actor
11-Nov-1964   Ally McBeal
Dennis Franz
Actor
28-Oct-1944   Det. Sipowicz on NYPD Blue
Andy Garcia
Actor
12-Apr-1956   Ocean's 11, The Godfather: Part III
Whoopi Goldberg
Actor
13-Nov-1955   Sister Act
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Actor
2-Jan-1968   Show him the money already
Kelsey Grammer
Actor
21-Feb-1955   Frasier
Tom Hanks
Actor
9-Jul-1956   Forrest Gump
Goldie Hawn
Actor
21-Nov-1945   Private Benjamin
Salma Hayek
Actor
2-Sep-1966   Frida
Faith Hill
Country Musician
21-Sep-1967   Take Me as I Am
Enrique Iglesias
Singer
8-May-1975   Balladeer
Mick Jagger
Singer/Songwriter
26-Jul-1943   Lead singer of the Rolling Stones
Wyclef Jean
Musician
17-Oct-1972   One third of The Fugees, Preacher's Son
Billy Joel
Pianist
9-May-1949   Didn't start the fire
Jane Kaczmarek
Actor
21-Dec-1955   Pleasantville
Michael Keaton
Actor
9-Sep-1951   Batman
Alicia Keys
Singer
25-Jan-1981   Fallin'
Nicole Kidman
Actor
20-Jun-1967   Moulin Rouge
Lucy Liu
Actor
2-Dec-1968   Ling on Ally McBeal
Natalie Maines
Country Musician
14-Oct-1974   Anti-Dubya Dixie Chick
Dave Matthews
Musician
9-Jan-1967   The Dave Matthews Band
Mike McCready
Musician
5-Apr-1965   Pearl Jam
Reba McEntire
Country Musician
28-Mar-1955   The Queen of Country Music
Larry Mullen
Drummer
31-Oct-1961   Drummer for U2
Mike Myers
Comic
25-May-1963   Austin Powers
Willie Nelson
Country Musician
30-Apr-1933   The red-headed stranger
Jack Nicholson
Actor
22-Apr-1937   Chinatown
Conan O'Brien
Talk Show Host
18-Apr-1963   Briefly hosted The Tonight Show
Al Pacino
Actor
25-Apr-1940   Michael Corleone in The Godfather
Sarah Jessica Parker
Actor
25-Mar-1965   Carrie on Sex and the City
Rhea Perlman
Actor
31-Mar-1948   Cheers
Tom Petty
Musician
20-Oct-1950   Don't Come Around Here No More
Brad Pitt
Actor
18-Dec-1963   Ocean's Eleven
Keith Richards
Guitarist
18-Dec-1943   The Rolling Stones
Julia Roberts
Actor
28-Oct-1967   Pretty Woman
Chris Rock
Comic
7-Feb-1965   Everybody Hates Chris
Ray Romano
Comic
21-Dec-1957   Everybody Loves Raymond
Kurt Russell
Actor
17-Mar-1951   Call him Snake
Meg Ryan
Actor
19-Nov-1961   Sleepless In Seattle
Johnny Rzeznik
Musician
5-Dec-1965   Goo Goo Dolls frontman
Richie Sambora
Guitarist
11-Jul-1959   Bon Jovi
Adam Sandler
Comic
9-Sep-1966   The Wedding Singer, SNL alumnus
Paul Shaffer
Musician
28-Nov-1949   David Letterman's bandleader
Paul Simon
Singer/Songwriter
13-Oct-1941   Simon and Garfunkel
Will Smith
Actor
25-Sep-1968   Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Jimmy Smits
Actor
9-Jul-1955   L.A. Law
Bruce Springsteen
Musician
23-Sep-1949   The Boss
Sylvester Stallone
Actor
6-Jul-1946   Rocky, Rambo
Ben Stiller
Actor
30-Nov-1965   There's Something About Mary
Sting
Singer/Songwriter
2-Oct-1951   Lead singer of The Police
Christine Taylor
Actor
30-Jul-1971   Marcia in the Brady Bunch movies
Eddie Vedder
Singer
23-Dec-1964   Lead singer, Pearl Jam
Mark Wahlberg
Actor
5-Jun-1971   Formerly of the Funky Bunch
Sela Ward
Actor
11-Jul-1956   Lily Sammler on Once and Again
Don Was
Musician
13-Sep-1952   Half of the music duo Was (Not Was)
Robin Williams
Comic
21-Jul-1952   Mork from Ork
Stevie Wonder
Singer/Songwriter
13-May-1950   Signed, Sealed, and Delivered
James Woods
Actor
18-Apr-1947   Casino, Any Given Sunday
Neil Young
Singer/Songwriter
12-Nov-1945   Harvest

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