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Amnesty International

ORGANIZATION

Human rights organization, founded in 1961.

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

Location:
London, England

Founding Date:
1961

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Neil Abercrombie
Politician
26-Jun-1938   Governor of Hawaii
John Amaechi
Basketball
26-Nov-1970   Only openly gay ex-NBA player
Tom Arnold
Actor
6-Mar-1959   Ex-Husband of Roseanne Barr
Joan Baez
Singer/Songwriter
9-Jan-1941   Diamonds and Rust
Roseanne Barr
Actor
3-Nov-1952   Roseanne
David Benedictus
Novelist
16-Sep-1938   The Fourth of June
Peter Benenson
Activist
31-Jul-1921 25-Feb-2005 Founder of Amnesty International
Bono
Singer
10-May-1960   Lead singer of U2
Kay Boyle
Author
19-Feb-1902 27-Dec-1992 The Underground Woman
Jackson Browne
Singer/Songwriter
9-Oct-1948   Running on Empty
Zbigniew Brzezinski
Government
28-Mar-1928   National Security Advisor, 1977-81
Jason Calacanis
Business
28-Nov-1970   Weblogs Inc., Mahalo.com
Graham Chapman
Comic
8-Jan-1941 4-Oct-1989 Monty Python's King Arthur
Chevy Chase
Comic
8-Oct-1943   He is, you're not
Adam Clayton
Bassist
13-Mar-1960   Bassist for U2
John Cleese
Comic
27-Oct-1939   Monty Python
Robbie Coltrane
Actor
30-Mar-1950   Hagrid in the Harry Potter films
David Crosby
Musician
14-Aug-1941   Crosby, Stills, and Nash
Drew S. Days III
Government
1941   US Solicitor General, 1993-96
Olympia Dukakis
Actor
20-Jun-1931   Tales of the City
Nora Dunn
Comic
29-Apr-1952   SNL alumna
The Edge
Guitarist
8-Aug-1961   Guitarist for U2
Jan Egeland
Government
1957   UN Undersecretary for Humanitarian Affairs
Mike Farrell
Actor
6-Feb-1939   BJ Hunnicutt on M*A*S*H
Marty Feldman
Comic
8-Jul-1933 2-Dec-1982 Eye-gor in Young Frankenstein
Colin Firth
Actor
10-Sep-1960   Pride and Prejudice
Zviad Gamsakhurdia
Head of State
31-Mar-1939 31-Dec-1993 First elected President of Georgia
Richard Gere
Actor
31-Aug-1949   American Gigolo
Richard E. Grant
Actor
5-May-1957   Dr. Who, Henry & June
Paul Haggis
Screenwriter
10-Mar-1953   Crash
Daryl Hannah
Actor
3-Dec-1960   Splash
Woody Harrelson
Actor
23-Jul-1961   Woody from Cheers
Molly Ivins
Columnist
30-Aug-1944 31-Jan-2007 Loudmouthed Texas dame
Eddie Izzard
Comic
7-Feb-1962   Bloke in a dress going on and on
Bianca Jagger
Model
2-May-1945   First wife of Mick Jagger
Benjamin Todd Jealous
Activist
c. 1972   President of the NAACP
Tom Jones
Singer
7-Jun-1940   It's Not Unusual
Richard Lewis
Comic
29-Jun-1947   Such a nice young man
Jennifer Lopez
Singer
24-Jul-1969   Maid in Manhattan
Seán MacBride
Activist
26-Jan-1904 15-Jan-1988 Irish revolutionary, Nobel Prize recipient
Norm MacDonald
Comic
17-Oct-1963   Former Weekend Update host on SNL
Howie Mandel
Comic
29-Nov-1955   Host of Deal Or No Deal
Andrea Martin
Comic
15-Jan-1947   SCTV cast member, 1976-81
Marlee Matlin
Actor
24-Aug-1965   Deaf actress on The West Wing
César Milstein
Scientist
8-Oct-1927 24-Mar-2002 Hybridoma technique (monoclonal antibodies)
Morrissey
Singer/Songwriter
22-May-1959   Frontman of The Smiths
Kate Moss
Model
16-Jan-1974   Extremely thin supermodel
Larry Mullen
Drummer
31-Oct-1961   Drummer for U2
Conor Oberst
Singer/Songwriter
15-Feb-1980   Emo cloud responsible for Bright Eyes
Alan Rickman
Actor
21-Feb-1946   Die Hard
Tim Roth
Actor
14-May-1961   Pulp Fiction
J. K. Rowling
Author
31-Jul-1965   Author of Harry Potter series
Katey Sagal
Actor
19-Jan-1954   Peg Bundy on Married With Children
Susan Sarandon
Actor
4-Oct-1946   Louise in Thelma and Louise
William F. Schulz
Activist
14-Nov-1949   Director, Amnesty International, 1994-2006
Sinbad
Comic
10-Nov-1956   Sinbad sitcom
Patrick Stewart
Actor
13-Jul-1940   Captain Picard in Star Trek: TNG
Michael Stipe
Musician
4-Jan-1960   Lead singer of R.E.M.
David Suzuki
Naturalist
24-Mar-1936   Television nature host
Marlo Thomas
Actor
21-Nov-1937   That Girl
Emma Thompson
Actor
15-Apr-1959   Howard's End
Lily Tomlin
Actor
1-Sep-1939   Laugh-In
Robin Williams
Comic
21-Jul-1952   Mork from Ork
Vanessa Williams
Actor
18-Mar-1963   First black Miss America


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