Who is the most famous born-again Christian? Charlie Sheen tops our list. In 1997, he claimed that he was a born-again Christian. Less than a year later, Sheen was back to his old ways. In 1998, he was hospitalized for a drug overdose. Today, Sheen claims to be clean and sober, however, it is unclear whether he still considers himself to be born-again. Sheen's ex co-star Angus T. Jones became a born-again Christian and encouraged people to stop watching his show because it's "filth."
Kirk Cameron became a born-again Christian when he was 17 years old. He has “left behind” mainstream Hollywood, as he now focuses his energy and talent on Christian projects. Cameron's sister, “Full House” star Candace Cameron, is also a born-again Christian.
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Actor Chuck Norris is a born-again Christian and he has written several Christian books. He supports incorporating Bible studies into public schools.
Birthplace: Ryan, Oklahoma, United States of America
Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author Actor, + more
Credits: The Way of the Dragon, Missing in Action, The Delta Force, The Expendables 2
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Actor Gary Busey became a born-again Christian after suffering a life threatening motorcycle accident in 1988. In 1996, he was quoted as saying, "I am proud to tell Hollywood I am a Christian. For the first time I am now free to be myself."
Birthplace: Baytown, Texas, United States of America
Profession: Musician, Actor, Voice acting
Credits: Lethal Weapon, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Point Break, Predator 2
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Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman, was raised in a Jewish household. In the late 70s, the "Like a Rolling Stone" singer became a born-again Christian.
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America
Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Poet, Guitarist Musician, + more
Credits: Forrest Gump, American Beauty, Silver Linings Playbook, The Big Lebowski
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Mr. T is a born-again Christian. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, he gave away all his gold, stating, "As a Christian, when I saw other people lose their lives and lose their land and property... I felt that it would be a sin before God for me to continue wearing my gold."
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Profession: Wrestler, Bodyguard, Actor, Voice acting Motivational speaker, + more
Credits: The A-Team, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Rocky III, T and T
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After spending years drinking and partying, in 1985 George W. Bush was born-again as an evangelical Christian. He has said, "I trust God speaks through me. Without that, I couldn't do my job."
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Profession: Pilot, Public speaker, Businessperson, Politician Author, + more
Credits: Journeys with George, Being W, Pursuit of Equality, CBS News Special Report: Joint News Conference
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In 1998, Jane Fonda became a born-again Christian. She discusses her faith in her book My Life So Far. She said that she developed an eating disorder when she was 60 years old and Christianity helped her get her life back in order.
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
Profession: Activist, Television producer, Film Producer, Model Actor, + more
Credits: Nine to Five, Klute, Monster-in-Law, Barbarella
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Bono is quoted as saying, "I wish to begin again on a daily basis. To be born again every day is something that I try to do. And I'm deadly serious about that." His Christian beliefs have helped fuel his activism and desire to make the world a better place.
Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Profession: Activist, Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Guitarist Songwriter, + more
Credits: Batman Forever, Moulin Rouge!, Click, Brüno
#46 on The Best Rock Vocalists
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Bettie Page grew up in a dysfunctional home without much religion. In 1959, Bettie Page became a born-again Christian. She ended up working for evangelist Billy Graham.
Age: Died at 85 (1923-2008)
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Profession: Pin-up girl, Nude Glamour Model, Model
Credits: Bettie Page Reveals All, Teaserama, Teaser Girl in High Heels, Varietease
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