List of famous female political activists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female political activists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being political activists. There are thousand of females working as political activists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic political activists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a political activist then the people below should give you inspiration.
List people include Isobel Hawking, Nomy Lamm and more.While this isn't a list of all female political activists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female political activists?" and "Who are the best female political activists?"
Kristen Anne Bell is an American actress and singer. In 2001, she made her Broadway debut as Becky Thatcher in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. She gained critical acclaim as the title character on the television series Veronica Mars from September 2004 to May 2007. She reprised the eponymous role in the 2014 film continuation of the series. Since 2012, Bell has starred as Jeannie van der Hooven in the Showtime series House of Lies. During her time on Veronica Mars, Bell appeared as Mary Lane in the film Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical, a reprise of the role she had played in the New York theatrical production of the musical upon which the film was based. She also portrayed the lead role in ...more
Birthplace: Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States of America
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Jane Fonda is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru. She is a two-time Academy Award winner. In 2014, she was the recipient of the American Film Institute AFI Life Achievement Award. Fonda made her Broadway debut in the 1960 play There Was a Little Girl, for which she received the first of two Tony Award nominations, and made her screen debut later the same year in Tall Story. She rose to fame in 1960s films such as Period of Adjustment, Sunday in New York, Cat Ballou, Barefoot in the Park and Barbarella. Her first husband was Barbarella director Roger Vadim. A seven-time Academy Award nominee, she received her first nomination for They Shoot ...more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
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Susan Abigail Sarandon is an American actress. She is an Academy Award and BAFTA Award winner who is also known for her social and political activism for a variety of liberal causes. She was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999 and received the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award in 2006. Sarandon began her career in the 1970 film Joe, before appearing in the soap opera A World Apart. She made her Broadway debut in the original 1972 production of An Evening with Richard Nixon, and went on to receive Drama Desk Award nominations for the Off-Broadway plays, A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking and Extremities. She received the first of her five Best Actress Academy Award ...more
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America
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Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, comedienne, political activist, writer, producer, and television host. Although Goldberg made her film debut in the avant-garde ensemble film Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind, I'm Giving It Away, her breakthrough role was playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South in the period drama film The Color Purple. For her performance, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She played Oda Mae Brown – a wacky psychic helping a slain man save his lover – in the romantic fantasy film Ghost, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Goldberg was the second black woman in the history of the Academy Awards to ...more
Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, USA, New York
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