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List of famous activists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top activists in the world? This includes the most prominent activists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable activists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic activists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned activists.

Items on this list include Bill Cosby and Jenny McCarthy.

From reputable, prominent, and well known activists to the lesser known activists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the activist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous activists ever?" and "What are the names of famous activists?" then you're in the right place. (615 items)
Pamela Anderson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Activists
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Pamela Denise Anderson is a Canadian-American actress. In addition to her acting career, she is also a model, producer, author, activist, and former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch, and V.I.P. She was chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Playboy ...more

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Ladysmith, Canada

Profession: Activist, Television director, Nude Glamour Model, Television producer, Model, + more

Credits: V.I.P., Scary Movie 3, Baywatch, Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson

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Jenny McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Activists
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Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy is an American model, television host, comedian, actress, author, and anti-vaccine activist. She began her career in 1993 as a nude model for Playboy magazine and was later named their Playmate of the Year. McCarthy then parlayed her Playboy fame into a television and ...more

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Age: 44

Birthplace: Evergreen Park, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Model, Author, Actor, + more

Credits: The View, Playboy: The Best of Jenny McCarthy, Playboy: Jenny McCarthy, the Playboy Years Scary Movie 3

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Heather Graham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Activists
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Heather Joan Graham is an American actress. After starring in various commercials, her first starring role came in 1988 with the teen comedy License to Drive, followed by her breakthrough role in Gus Van Sant's critically acclaimed 1989 film Drugstore Cowboy. She then played a number of supporting ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Profession: Activist, Television producer, Fashion Model, Actor, Writer

Credits: The Hangover, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, From Hell, Boogie Nights

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Russell Brand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Activists
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Russell Edward Brand is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author, and activist. In 2004, Brand achieved notoriety as the host of Big Brother's Big Mouth, a Big Brother spin-off. In 2007, he had his first major film role in St Trinian's, a film about an anarchic school for uncontrollable girls. ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Grays, United Kingdom

Profession: Activist, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more

Credits: Get Him to the Greek, Arthur, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Hop Hop

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