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

List ranges from Kristen Bell to Robert De Niro and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known political activists to the lesser known political activists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the political activist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous political activists ever?" and "What are the names of famous political activists?" then you're in the right place. (209 items)

Kristen Bell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous 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 ...more

Jane Fonda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
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 ...more

Ashley Judd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Ashley Judd is an American actress and political activist. She grew up in a family of successful performing artists as the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the sister of Wynonna ...more

Susan Sarandon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
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 ...more

Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
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 ...more

Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Vincent Anthony "Vince" Vaughn is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and activist. Vaughn began acting in the late 1980s. He has appeared in a number of films in the 1990s, ...more

Richard Gere is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Richard Tiffany Gere is an American actor and activist. He began acting in the 1970s, playing a supporting role in Looking for Mr. Goodbar and a starring role in Days of Heaven. He came to ...more

Robert De Niro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Robert De Niro is an American actor and film producer who has starred in over 90 films. His first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly and the Martin Scorsese-directed ...more

Benjamin Franklin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Benjamin Franklin FRS was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, ...more

Charlie Korsmo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Charles Randolph "Charlie" Korsmo is an American former child actor turned lawyer.

Ed Asner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Edward "Ed" Asner is an American film, television, and stage actor, voice actor, and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is primarily known for his Emmy Award-winning ...more

Janeane Garofalo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Janeane Garofalo is an American film actress, stand-up comedian, liberal political activist, and writer. Garofalo began her career as a stand-up comedian and became a cast member on the Ben ...more

Charlton Heston is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Charlton Heston was an American actor and political activist. As a Hollywood star he appeared in 100 films over the course of 60 years. He played the leading role in The Ten Commandments; Touch ...more

Noam Chomsky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, logician, political commentator, social justice activist, and anarcho-syndicalist advocate. Sometimes described as ...more

Harry Belafonte is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Harry Belafonte is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and social activist. One of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars in history, he was dubbed the "King of Calypso" ...more

Rob Reiner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Robert "Rob" Reiner is an American actor, director, producer, and activist. As an actor, Reiner first came to national prominence with the role of Michael Stivic, son-in-law of Archie ...more

Ralph Nader is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Ralph Nader is an American political activist of Lebanese origin, as well as an author, lecturer, and attorney. Areas of particular concern to Nader include consumer protection, humanitarianism, ...more

Vanessa Redgrave is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Vanessa Redgrave, CBE is an English actress of stage, screen and television, as well as a political activist. She is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee, and received the 2010 BAFTA ...more

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Nadezhda Andreyevna Tolokonnikova, nicknamed "Nadya Tolokno", is a Russian conceptual artist and political activist. She is a member of the anti-Putinist punk rock group Pussy Riot, ...more

Ron Silver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Ronald Arthur "Ron" Silver was an American actor, director, producer, radio host and political activist.

Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Aaron Russo was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. ...more

Eldridge Cleaver is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Leroy Eldridge Cleaver, better known as Eldridge Cleaver, was an American writer, and political activist, who became an early leader of the Black Panther Party. His 1968 book Soul On Ice is a ...more

Morgan Spurlock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Morgan Valentine Spurlock is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter, and political activist, best known for the documentary films Super Size Me, Where In ...more

Bonnie Raitt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Bonnie Lynn Raitt is an American blues singer-songwriter and slide guitar player. During the 1970s, Raitt released a series of roots-influenced albums which incorporated elements of blues, rock, ...more

Markos Moulitsas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Political Activists
Markos Moulitsas Zúniga, often known by his username and former military nickname "Kos", is the founder and publisher of Daily Kos, a blog focusing on liberal and Democratic ...more