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List of Famous Advocates

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List of famous advocates, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top advocates in the world? This includes the most prominent advocates, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable advocates is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic advocates 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 advocates.

Examples include Michael J. Fox and Menzies Campbell.

From reputable, prominent, and well known advocates to the lesser known advocates of today, these are some of the best professionals in the advocate field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous advocates ever?" and "What are the names of famous advocates?" then you're in the right place. (108 items)

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    Michael J. Fox, OC is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and advocate. With a film and television career spanning from the 1970s, Fox's roles have included Marty McFly from the Back to the Future trilogy; Alex P. Keaton from Family Ties, for which he won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe ...more

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    • Age: age 54
    • Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Author, Actor, Voice acting
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    Al Gore
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    Albert Arnold Gore, Jr., is an American environmental activist, author, businessperson, former politician and former journalist. He served as the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton.more

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    • Age: age 67
    • Birthplace: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Area code 202, + more
    • Profession: Politician, Environmentalist, Advocate, Author, Actor, + more
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    Danica Mae McKellar is an American actress, author, mathematician, and education advocate. She is well known for her role as Kevin Arnold's on-again, off-again girlfriend Winnie Cooper in the television series The Wonder Years, and later wrote four non-fiction books: Math Doesn't Suck, Kiss My Math, Hot ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Academician, Advocate, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author, + more
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    Mia Abagale Tallarico, better known as Mia Tyler, is an American actress, model, public speaker and advocate. She is the daughter of Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler, and actress Cyrinda Foxe. She is the paternal half-sister of actress Liv Tyler. In 1979, Steven Tyler wrote a song named after Mia, ...more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    • Profession: Public speaker, Advocate, Plus-size model, Actor
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    Tavis Smiley
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    Tavis Smiley is an American talk show host, author, liberal political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist. Smiley was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, and grew up in Bunker Hill, Indiana. After attending Indiana University, he worked during the late 1980s as an aide to Tom Bradley, the ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Gulfport, Mississippi, United States of America
    • Profession: Commentator, Talk show host, Businessperson, Journalist, Television producer, + more
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    Betty Furness
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    Elizabeth Mary Furness was an American actress, consumer advocate and current affairs commentator.more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1916-1994)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Commentator, Politician, Advocate, Model, Actor
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    Scott Nearing
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    Scott Nearing was an American radical economist, educator, writer, political activist, and advocate of simple living.more

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    • Age: Died at 100 (1883-1983)
    • Birthplace: Morris Run, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Educator, Advocate, Economist, Political Activist, Writer
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    Adagooru Huchegowda Vishwanath is an Indian politician and a former Member of Parliament of India. Vishwanath was member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India and represented the Mysore constituency of Karnataka. He is a member of the Indian National Congress political party.more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: Krishnarajanagara, India
    • Profession: Politician, Advocate
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    John Hill Burton

    John Hill Burton
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    John Hill Burton FRSE was a Scottish advocate, historian and economist. The author of "Life and Correspondence of David Hume", he was secretary of the Scottish Prison Board, and Historiographer Royal. Burton was born in Aberdeen, the son of W K Burton by his spouse Eliza Paton. He was educated at ...more

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1809-1881)
    • Birthplace: Aberdeen, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Advocate, Economist
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    Sir Walter Menzies "Ming" Campbell CH CBE QC is a British Liberal Democrat politician and advocate, and former athlete. He is the Member of Parliament for North East Fife, and was the Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2 March 2006 until 15 October 2007. Campbell held the British record for the 100 ...more

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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
    • Profession: Politician, Barrister, Advocate
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    Sir Malcolm Leslie Rifkind, KCMG, QC, is a British politician and former Member of Parliament for Kensington, and since February 2015 has been suspended from the Conservative Party. He served in various roles as a cabinet minister under Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, including ...more

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    • Age: age 69
    • Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Politician, Advocate, Lawyer
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    Adish Agarwal

    Dr. Adish C. Aggarwala is a jurist and the president of International Council of Jurists, chairman of All India Bar Association, Convener of Indian Council of Jurists, Chairman of India Legal Information Institute, Secretary General of All India Senior Advocates Association and Patron of All India Law ...more

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    • Age: age 59
    • Birthplace: India
    • Profession: Advocate, Jurist
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    Imogen Anne Lloyd Webber is a British political commentator and author. She is the daughter of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and his first wife, Sarah Hugill. Her mother remarried in 1985 in Kensington and Chelsea, London.more

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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Advocate, Author
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    John Walsh
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    John Edward Walsh, Jr. is an American television personality, criminal investigator, human and victim rights advocate and the host, as well as creator, of America's Most Wanted. Walsh is known for his anti-crime activism and his extreme hatred of criminals, with which he became involved following the ...more

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    • Age: age 70
    • Birthplace: Auburn, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Talk show host, Television director, Television producer, Advocate, Actor, + more
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    Benedetto Marcello
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    Benedetto Giacomo Marcello was an Italian composer, writer, advocate, magistrate, and teacher.more

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    • Age: Died at 53 (1686-1739)
    • Birthplace: Venice, Scorzè, Italy
    • Profession: Poet, Judge, Composer, Writer, Lawyer, + more
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    James Gustave Speth is a United States environmental lawyer and advocate.more

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    • Age: age 73
    • Birthplace: Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Advocate, Writer, Lawyer, Teacher
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    William Edmondstoune Aytoun
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    William Edmondstoune Aytoun FRSE was a Scottish lawyer and poet.more

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    • Age: Died at 52 (1813-1865)
    • Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Advocate, Writer, Sheriff
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    Gabrielle Monique Union Wade is an American actress and former model. Among her notable roles is her performance as the cheerleader opposite Kirsten Dunst in the film Bring It On,. In 2000, she played a medical doctor in the CBS drama series City of Angels. In 2003, Union starred opposite Will Smith and ...more

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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
    • Profession: Advocate, Model, Actor, Voice acting
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    James Peter Hymers Mackay, Baron Mackay of Clashfern, KT, PC, QC is a British advocate. He served as Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, Lord Advocate, and Lord Chancellor. He is an active member of the House of Lords.more

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    • Age: age 88
    • Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Politician, Advocate, Lawyer
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    Cecilia Muñoz
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    Cecilia Muñoz is director of the White House Domestic Policy Council. Prior to that, she served as the White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs. A longtime civil rights advocate, she worked as Senior Vice President for the Office of Research, Advocacy and Legislation at the National Council of ...more

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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: Area code 313, Metro Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, Contiguous United States, + more
    • Profession: Civil Rights Advocate, Advocate
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