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Famous Humanists

Famous Humanists include some of the most important scientists and physicians of modern times, as well as leading writers and artists, politicians, actors and entertainers.   In a variety of ways, Humanists have made a lasting contribution to human well-being.

Celebrities:

  • Ed Byrne
  • George Clooney
  • Gene Roddenberry
  • Bjork
  • Brad Pitt
  • Jennifer Michael Hecht
  • Ricky Gervais
  • Rowan Atkinson
  • Stephen Fry
  • Matt Smith
  • Vanessa Redgrave
  • Helen Mirren
  • Emma Thompson
  • Adam Savage
  • Rachel Griffiths
  • Natalie Portman
  • Frank Zappa
  • Christopher Hitchins
  • Kiera Knightley
  • William Shatner
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Kevin Bacon
  • Bill Gates

Well known Figures:

  • Albert Einstein
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Simone de Beauvoir
  • Thomas Hardy
  • HG Wells
  • Conor Cruise O’Brien
  • Julia Sweeney
  • EM Forster
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Claire Rayner
  • Polly Toynbee
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Harold Pinter
  • Salman Rushdie
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • Margaret Atwood
  • Gore Vidal
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Richard Dawkins
  • Carl Sagan
  • Justin Keating
  • Steven Pinker
  • Christopher Hitchens
  • Professor AC Grayling
  • Professor Alice Roberts
  • Chris Packham

…. among countless others

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