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Celebrity atheists include some of the biggest names in entertainment and pop culture who do not believe in a higher power. This is a list of famous atheists, with photos, that is regularly updated as new celebrities choose atheism.

Who are the most famous celebrity atheists? There are hundreds of famous Hollywood atheists from TV, film, radio, and the theater. Some notable atheists on this list have either come out with or mentioned their atheism in public and others are just known for a lack of a belief in God. Celebrity atheism seems to be more prominent with the show-business set than in middle America. It's not as big a deal today to say "There Is No God" and still make lots of money in the entertainment industry as it used to be.

Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 83
Heywood "Woody" Allen is an American actor, writer, director, comedian and playwright, whose career spans more than 50 years. He worked as a comedy writer in the 1950s, writing jokes ...more

Keira Knightley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 33
Keira Christina Knightley is an English actress. She began acting as a child on television and made her film debut in 1995. She had a supporting role as Sabé in Star Wars Episode I: The ...more

Javier Bardem is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 49
Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem is a Spanish actor. In 2007, he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men. ...more

Kathy Griffin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 58
Kathleen Mary "Kathy" Griffin is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host. Born in Chicago, Illinois, she moved to Los Angeles in 1978, where she studied ...more

Joaquin Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 44
Joaquin Phoenix, known formerly as Leaf Phoenix, is a Puerto Rican-born American actor, producer, music video director, musician and activist. He has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, ...more

Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 55
William Bradley "Brad" Pitt is an American actor and producer. He has been described as one of the world's most attractive men, a label for which he has received substantial media ...more

George Carlin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
Dec. at 71 (1937-2008)
George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American comedian, social critic, actor, and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, ...more

Hugh Hefner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 92
Hugh Marston Hefner is an American magazine publisher, businessman, and a well-known playboy. This Chicago, Illinois native is a former journalist for Esquire and WWII veteran but is best known ...more

Charlie Chaplin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
Dec. at 88 (1889-1977)
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor and filmmaker who rose to fame in the silent film era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona ...more

Julianne Moore is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 55
Julianne Moore is an American-British actress and children's author. Prolific in cinema since the early 1990s, Moore is active in both art house and Hollywood films. She is particularly known ...more

Phillip Adams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 79
Phillip Andrew Hedley Adams, AO, FAHA, FRSA is an Australian humanist, social commentator, broadcaster, public intellectual and farmer. He hosts an ABC Radio National program, Late Night Live, ...more

Daniel Radcliffe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 29
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe (born 23 July 1989) is an English actor who rose to prominence playing the title character in the Harry Potter film series. Radcliffe made his acting debut at age ten in ...more

David Cross is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 54
David Cross is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, singer, and voice artist, known primarily for his standup work, the HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show, and his role as Tobias ...more

Lewis Black is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 70
Lewis Niles Black is an American comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor. He is known for his angry face, comedy and style, which often includes simulating a mental breakdown, or ...more

Morgan Freeman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 81
Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank ...more

Jodie Foster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 56
Alicia Christian Foster, known professionally as Jodie Foster, is an American actress, film director, and producer. Foster began acting in commercials at the age of three, and her first ...more

Roger Ebert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
Dec. at 71 (1942-2013)
Roger Joseph Ebert was an American film critic, journalist, and screenwriter. He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times. In 1975, Ebert was the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize ...more

Katharine Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
Dec. at 96 (1907-2003)
Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, Hepburn was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a ...more

Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 43
Angelina Jolie Pitt is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and has been cited as ...more

Joe Ahearne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 55
Joe Ahearne is a British television writer and director, best known for his work on several fantasy and science fiction based programmes including Ultraviolet, Apparitions and Doctor Who.

Larry King is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 85
Larry King is an American television and radio host, actor, voice artist, and comedian whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards. He began as a ...more

Brandy Alexandre is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 54
Brandy Alexandre is the stage name of a former American adult actress.

Robert Altman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
Dec. at 81 (1925-2006)
Robert Bernard Altman was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. A five time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director and an enduring figure from the New Hollywood era, ...more

Adithya is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 44
Adithya Menon born on 6 April, often credited as Adithya, is an Indian film actor who appears in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. He was born in Mumbai and his family migrated to Dubai, UAE ...more

Paul Giamatti is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Celebrities Who Identify as Atheists
age 48
Paul Edward Valentine Giamatti is an American actor. Giamatti began his career as a supporting actor in several films produced during the 1990s including The Truman Show, The Negotiator, and Man ...more