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Alcoholics Anonymous

ORGANIZATION

The original 12-step self-help group for combatting alcoholism, founded in 1935.

Official Website:
http://www.aa.org/

Founding Date:
1935

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ryan Adams
Singer/Songwriter
5-Nov-1974   Heartbreaker
Chris Albrecht
Business
c. 1951   Former HBO Chairman and CEO
Rick Allen
Drummer
1-Nov-1963   Def Leppard's one-armed drummer
Tom Arnold
Actor
6-Mar-1959   Ex-Husband of Roseanne Barr
Mary Astor
Actor
3-May-1906 25-Sep-1987 The Maltese Falcon
Tai Babilonia
Figure Skating
9-Sep-1959   Five-time US pairs figure skating champion
Glenn Beck
TV Personality
10-Feb-1964   Conservative TV and talk radio host
Pappy Boyington
Military
4-Dec-1912 11-Jan-1988 World War II flying ace
Russell Brand
Actor
4-Jun-1975   Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know
Eileen Brennan
Actor
3-Sep-1932   Capt. Lewis on Private Benjamin
Brett Butler
Comic
20-Jan-1958   Comedian with southern drawl
Yancy Butler
Actor
2-Jul-1970   Witchblade
Naomi Campbell
Model
22-May-1970   Black Panther
Macdonald Carey
Actor
15-Mar-1913 21-Mar-1994 Tom Horton on Days of Our Lives
Belinda Carlisle
Singer
17-Aug-1958   Lead vocalist for The Go-Go's
Asia Carrera
Pornstar
6-Aug-1973   Mensa member, pornstar
Jean Carson
Actor
28-Feb-1923 2-Nov-2005 Fun girl Daphne
Raymond Carver
Author
25-May-1938 2-Aug-1988 Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?
Eric Clapton
Guitarist
30-Mar-1945   Slowhand
Dennis Crosby
Singer
13-Jul-1934 7-May-1991 Bing Crosby's son, suicide with shotgun
Andy Dick
Comic
21-Dec-1965   Matthew from NewsRadio
Janice Dickinson
Model
15-Feb-1955   1970s supermodel
Richard Dreyfuss
Actor
29-Oct-1947   Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Roger Ebert
Critic
18-Jun-1942   Siskel and Ebert
Erika Eleniak
Actor
29-Sep-1969   Shauni on Baywatch
Dock Ellis
Baseball
11-Mar-1945 19-Dec-2008 Pitched a no-hitter on LSD
James Ellroy
Novelist
4-Mar-1948   L.A. Confidential
Chad Everett
Actor
11-Jun-1936 24-Jul-2012 Dr. Joe Gannon on Medical Center
Chris Farley
Comic
15-Feb-1964 17-Dec-1997 Saturday Night Live
Carrie Fisher
Actor
21-Oct-1956   Princess Leia in Star Wars
Betty Ford
First Lady
8-Apr-1918 8-Jul-2011 Former First Lady, founded Betty Ford Center
Maurice Gibb
Bassist
22-Dec-1949 12-Jan-2003 Bassist and vocalist of Bee Gees
Mel Gibson
Actor
3-Jan-1956   Mad Max
Dwight Gooden
Baseball
16-Nov-1964   Pitcher, New York Mets
Kelsey Grammer
Actor
21-Feb-1955   Frasier
Bobby Hackett
Jazz Musician
31-Jan-1915 7-Jun-1976 Played with Glenn Miller, Jackie Gleason
Larry Hagman
Actor
21-Sep-1931   J.R. Ewing on Dallas
Geri Halliwell
Singer
6-Aug-1972   Ginger Spice
Domino Harvey
Relative
7-Aug-1969 27-Jun-2005 Laurence Harvey's daughter
Gibby Haynes
Singer
1957   Butthole Surfers
Paris Hilton
Socialite
17-Feb-1981   The Simple Life
Anthony Hopkins
Actor
31-Dec-1937   Hannibal Lecter
Steve Howe
Baseball
10-Mar-1958 28-Apr-2006 MLB pitcher
Harold Hughes
Politician
10-Feb-1922 23-Oct-1996 Governor and Senator from Iowa
Bruce Ivins
Biologist
22-Apr-1946 29-Jul-2008 Anthrax researcher and suspect
Don Johnson
Actor
15-Dec-1949   Miami Vice, Nash Bridges
Ben Jones
Actor
30-Aug-1941   Cooter from Dukes of Hazzard
Joan Kennedy
Relative
9-Sep-1936   First wife of Ted Kennedy
Sam Kinison
Comic
8-Dec-1953 10-Apr-1992 Caustic stand-up comic
David Lange
Head of State
4-Aug-1942 13-Aug-2005 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1984-89
Tommy Lee
Drummer
3-Oct-1962   Mötley Crüe drummer
Jack Lemmon
Actor
8-Feb-1925 27-Jun-2001 The Odd Couple
Elmore Leonard
Novelist
11-Oct-1925   Crime novelist, including Swag
Lindsay Lohan
Actor
2-Jul-1986   Mean Girls
Traci Lords
Pornstar
7-May-1968   We Love You, Traci
Amber Lynn
Pornstar
3-Sep-1963   Lifestyles of the Blonde and Dirty
Ginger Lynn
Pornstar
14-Dec-1962   Come Hither Cum Ginger
Tobey Maguire
Actor
27-Jun-1975   Spider-Man
Mercedes McCambridge
Actor
17-Mar-1916 2-Mar-2004 All the King's Men
Malcolm McDowell
Actor
13-Jun-1943   A Clockwork Orange
Terry McMillan
Novelist
18-Oct-1951   Waiting to Exhale
Ian McShane
Actor
29-Sep-1942   Lovejoy
Wilbur Mills
Politician
24-May-1909 2-May-1992 Congressman from Arkansas, 1939-77
Liza Minnelli
Singer
12-Mar-1946   Cabaret
Demi Moore
Actor
11-Nov-1962   Ghost
Kate Moss
Model
16-Jan-1974   Extremely thin supermodel
Nick Nolte
Actor
8-Feb-1941   48 Hours
Tatum O'Neal
Actor
5-Nov-1963   Paper Moon
Gary Oldman
Actor
21-Mar-1958   Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy
Ozzy Osbourne
Singer
3-Dec-1948   Black Sabbath
Al Pacino
Actor
25-Apr-1940   Michael Corleone in The Godfather
Bernie Parent
Hockey
3-Apr-1945   Goalie, NHL Hall of Famer
June Pointer
Musician
30-Nov-1953 11-Apr-2006 The Pointer Sisters
Paula Poundstone
Comic
29-Dec-1959   Asexual comic
Taylor Rain
Pornstar
16-Aug-1981   Filthy Whore
Jim Ramstad
Politician
6-May-1946   Congressman from Minnesota, 1991-2009
Lou Reed
Musician
2-Mar-1942   The Velvet Underground
Lee Remick
Actor
14-Dec-1935 2-Jul-1991 Days of Wine and Roses
Ann Richards
Politician
1-Sep-1933 13-Sep-2006 Governor of Texas, 1991-95
Malachi Ritscher
Jazz Musician
13-Jan-1954 3-Nov-2006 Musician who self immolated for peace
Archie Roosevelt
Relative
9-Apr-1894 13-Oct-1979 Conservative leader against New Deal
Lillian Roth
Actor
13-Dec-1910 12-May-1980 I'll Cry Tomorrow
Gail Russell
Actor
21-Sep-1924 26-Aug-1961 Angel and the Badman
Joel Schumacher
Film Director
29-Aug-1939   The Lost Boys
Willard Scott
TV Personality
7-Mar-1934   Today Show weatherman
Ray Sharkey
Actor
14-Nov-1952 11-Jun-1993 Sonny Steelgrave on Wiseguy
Nerine Shatner
Relative
c. 1959 9-Aug-1999 William Shatner's drowned wife
Charlie Sheen
Actor
3-Sep-1965   The prodigal Sheen
Michael Skakel
Criminal
19-Sep-1960   Convicted of murdering Martha Moxley
Christian Slater
Actor
18-Aug-1969   Kuffs, True Romance
Grace Slick
Singer
30-Oct-1939   Jefferson Airplane and Starship
Ronnie Spector
Singer
10-Aug-1943   Be her baby
Georgina Spelvin
Pornstar
3-Jan-1936   Devil in Miss Jones
Dusty Springfield
Singer
16-Apr-1939 2-Mar-1999 Son of a Preacher Man
Kristy Swanson
Actor
19-Dec-1969   Original Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Elizabeth Taylor
Actor
27-Feb-1932 23-Mar-2011 Cleopatra
Danny Trejo
Actor
16-May-1944   Ex-con turned character actor
Verne Troyer
Actor
1-Jan-1969   Mini-Me
Karla Faye Tucker
Criminal
18-Nov-1959 3-Feb-1998 First woman executed in Texas since 1863
Kathleen Turner
Actor
19-Jun-1954   Romancing the Stone
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Guitarist
3-Oct-1954 27-Aug-1990 Blues guitarist
Bill W.
Activist
26-Nov-1895 24-Jan-1971 Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder
Tom Waits
Singer/Songwriter
7-Dec-1949   Heartattack and Vine
Jack Whittaker
unspecified
c. 1947   Powerball winner, $111,681,349 after taxes
Owen Wilson
Actor
18-Nov-1968   Zoolander
Robert Young
Actor
22-Feb-1907 21-Jul-1998 Marcus Welby, M.D.


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