Famous Vegetarians Present and Past

Debbie Arnold
Rosanna Arquette
Richard & Leslie Bach (He is a writer, she was actress in the old Star Trek series (I think).)
    Source: Any of Bach's latest books (they say they are so).
Anette Badland
Alex Baldwin (US actor)
Brigitte Bardot (French actress, animal activist)
Angus Barnett (Square Deal)
Drew Barrymore (vegan) Source: Jane Magazine, Premiere Issue
Kim Basinger
Alexandra Bastedo
Meredith Baxter Source: Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
Maureen Beattie
Dirk Benedict (A Team)
Candice Bergen ("Murphy Brown")
Sandra Berkin
Traci Bingham (Baywatch) Source: BBC Vegetarian Good Food mag, Nov1997
Christopher Blake
Gillian & Gayle Blakeney (Neighbours)
Peter Bogdanovich (director) (vegan) (source: NEXP)
Lisa Bonet (The Cosby Show)
Blueberry Borovnisa
Tracy Brabin
Cathryn Bradshaw
Lucy Briers (played Mary Bennet in 1995 "Pride & Prejudice")
    Source: "The Making of Pride and Prejudice" book "Downtown" Julie Brown (former MTV
    'veejay'; now hosts her own TV talk show and has role in Hollywood movies) Source: Vegetarian
    Times, Issue 232
Faith Brown
Nicola Bryant
Kirk Cameron (Star of WB show "Kirk") Source: Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
Dan Castellaneta (voice of Homer Simpson)
Claudia Christian ("Babylon 5")
Julie Christie
Margi Clarke -- Margi's Christmas
Rachael Leigh Cook (Film and Television Actress (The Babysitters Club, Tom and Huck,
Bo Corre (Eldorado)
James Cromwell (starred in the movie "Babe") Source: article in my local newspaper
Sara Crowe
Peter Cushing
Ted Danson (Sam in Cheers)
Amanda Dickinson
Madhuri Dixit (Indian Actress)
Jenny Donnison
Betty Driver
David Duchovny (The X-Files) Source: TV Guide, Dec 21-27,1996 Issue
Christine Elise (Emily Valentine from BH90210, and currently on ER.) Source: I interviewed her
        in May, 1995.
Mike Farrell (actor, BJ Honeycutt in M*A*S*H)
Pam Ferris
Jerome Flynn (Soldier, Soldier)
Michael J. Fox (Movie & T.V. Star) Source: Animal Rights and You (Ingrid Newkirk narrated
        cassette tape)
Fiona Fullerton
Jennie Garth ("Kelly Taylor" on Beverly Hills, 90210) (vegan) Source: Peta's animal times (Spring '96)
Richard Gere
Sara Gilbert (vegan)
Sheila Gish
Deborah Grant
Jane Grayson
Jill Greenacre
Bob Gunter (screenwriter, Sandlot) (vegan) Source: personal friend
Louise Milwood Haigh (Jodie in The Lodge)
Daryl Hannah
Woody Harrelson (Vegan) (Bartender on "Cheers!", Star of "Natural Born Killers")
    Source: Details Magazine
Nigel Hawthorne
Mariel Hemmingway (played in the t.v. series "Civil wars") (vegan) Source: veronica gids
Sherrie Hewson (Maureen in Coronation Street)
Dustin Hoffman (actor)
Penny Horner
Reina James
Louise Jameson
Jean Kasem (actress, and wife of Casey)
Cheryl Kennedy
Lindy Lawton
Jarrett Lennon (young actor, in "Social Studies", UPN; formerly on "Cheers" as "Ludlow" etc) (vegan)
Jennie Linden
Rachel Lindsay (Sammy in Brookside)
Joanna Lumley (Animal Rights Activist - did research regarding Pope's laws in Europe and Animal Rights)
Cal Macaninch (The Advocates)
Virginia Madsen (Stated on the Jay Leno show that she is a vegetarian.)
Charlotte Martin (Susan Carter in The Archers)
Bill Maynard
Paul McGann (8th Doctor of Doctor Who) (vegan)
Glenda McKay (Emmerdale)
Ian McKellen
Virginia McKenna
Rue McLanahan (Golden Girls)
Amanda Mealing
Spike Milligan
Hayley Mills (JTCd interviewed her in Auckland for Hare Krishna's Radio Show on Access 810AM.)
    Her son Chrispin and niece Melinda are also Vegetarians.
Derin Moore
Jessica Muschamp (Sharon in Neighbours)
Stephen North
Simon O'Brien
Hazel O'Connor
Maureen O'Farrell
Shaunna O'Grady (Bev in Neighbours)
Kate O'Mara
Catherine Oxenberg
Anne Parillaud
Alexandra Paul (Baywatch)
Anthony Perkins
Polly Perkins (Trish in Eldorado)
Rhea Perlman
Mandy Perryment
Cassandra Peterson (aka Elvira: Mistress of the Dark) Source: Vegetarian Times, October 1996
River Phoenix (vegan, deceased)
Brad Pitt (Interview With a Vampier, Legends of the Fall)
Tracey Pollen (Family Ties)
Natalie Portman (The Professional) Source: David Letterman Show, November 28,1996
Pamela Power (Bread, UK TV)
Jacqueline Reddin
Joe Regalbuto (Frank Fontana on Murphy Brown) Source: Vegetarian Times, several years ago;
    also personal knowledge
Linda Regan
Eric Richard (The Bill, UK TV)
Linus Roache (Actor, has appeared in West End (London), Films (eg. Priest) and on BBC tv.)
    Source: Vegetarian Society of the UK, 'Vegetarian Living' magazine (no longer in print),
    BBC 'Vegetarian Good Food' magazine.
Abigail Rokison (Darling Buds Of May)
Carol Royle
Julia Sawalha (actress) (vegan) Source: Radio Times
Jenny Seagrove
Martin Shaw
Brooke Shields
Cathy Shipton (Casualty)
Alicia Silverstone (clueless, batman and robin, the crush, the babysitter) Source: 17 magazine,June 1997
John Gordon Sinclair
Marina Sirtis (Star Trek)
Rob Spendlove
Terence Stamp
Imelda Staunton
Eric Stolz
Jonathan Tristan Talbert Source: Teen Beat. BOP magazine
David Thewlis
Jonathan Taylor Thomas (Randy on Home Improvement) Source: TeenBeat Magazines,
    interviews with JTT
Niels 'polleke' Tijssen (the dutch epuivalent of Corky (the mentally challenged actor)) (vegan)
    Source: the dutch tv-show Showtime
Rita Tushingham
Liv Tyler (actress and daughter of Steven) Source: Interview on the Rosie O'Donnell show, April 7
Matthew Vaughan (Emmerdale)
Tim Vincent (Children's Ward)
Kristina Wagner (Felicia on General Hospital) Source: Health Magazine
Lindsay Wagner (vegan)
Clint Walker
Sophie Ward (vegan)
Tom Watt
Dennis Weaver
Tico Wells
Ruth Whitehead (Emmerdale Farm)
Spice Williams (vegan)
Emma Wray
Gretchen Wyler (Broadway and Television Actress)

Popstars & Musicians

     Abnegation (punk rock band out of Penn.) (vegan)
     Bryan Adams
     Rose Alba
     Damon Albarn (lead singer of Blur)
     Rick Allen (Def Leppard)
     Dee Anderson
     Jon Anderson (singer with Yes) Source: Vegetarian Times (don't have exact date)
     Jon Anderson (lead singer of Yes, Visionary solo artist) Source: pretty well known fact
     Fiona Apple (vegan)
     Joan Armatrading
     Joan Baez (folk singer) Source: A Teen's Guide to Becoming a Vegetarian
     Gary Barlow (Take That) Source: internet
     Martin Barre (guitarist with Jethro Tull) Source: Jethro Tull 1995 tourbook.
        Also it was said on the concerts.
     Shirley Bassey
     Jeff Beck
     The Beloved
     Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub)
     Michael Bolton
     Elkie Brooks
     Peter Buck (REM guitarist)
     Charlie Burchill (Guitarist, Simple Minds) Source: Interview in French animal rights magazine (again)
     Kate Bush
     Terry "Geezer" Butler (Ozzy Osbourne Band)
     BOYAA T.R.I.B.E (Samoan L.A Rap Act) Source: WOM Music Magazin 1995
     Montserrat Caballe (Opera singer) Source: Magazines and TV interwievs
     Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard) Source: Kerrang!, not sure about the issue
     Carcass Source: Aarschok Magazine and Carcass lyrics
     The Captain & Tennille
     Belinda Carlisle
     Gary Clail
     Neil Codling (Keyboardist with Suede) Source: interview in Expressen (swedish paper)
     Jessica Cody (vocalist for Brunswick Spirit) Source: The Daily Gleaner
     Leonard Cohen (Canadian poet and musician) Source: Toronto Vegetarian Assoc. 1996 pamphlet
     Phil Collen (Def Leppard) (vegan)
     Julian Cope (British singer/songwriter/neo-Druid w/ cult following)
            Source: artist's LPs "Peggy Suicide" and
     Elvis Costello
     Sarah Cracknell (St Etienne)
     Beverley Craven
     Peter Cunnah (Ream)
     Dick Dale (King of surf) Source: Watt July issue '96
     John Dankworth
     Dave Davies (Kinks)
     Carol Decker (Former lead singer of T'Pau - now has solo career.)
     Brad Delp (Boston - Vocals) Source: Boston's "Third Stage" album.
     Cathy Dennis
     Des'ree (British pop singer) Source: VH1 television
     Michael Diamond (Beastie Boys drummer/singer) Source: Grand Royal Magazine, No. 3
     Corinne Drewery (Swing Out Sister)
     Judith Durham (lead singer, The Seekers) (vegan)
     Bob Dylan (60's Folk Icon and Current Rock Star) Source: The Vegetarian Handbook by Gary Null
     Earth Crisis (Hardcore Band) (vegan) Source: Lyrics
     Earth Crisis (vegan)
     Melissa Etheridge Source: interview on VH-1 Naked Cafe
     Julie Felix
     Fini Tribe
     Peter Frame (music historian-rock)
     Michael Franks (jazz singer)
     Justine Frischman (lead singer of Elastica) Source: Seventeen magazine
     Edgar Froese (Founder and head of Tangerine Dream)
            Source: evident from various interviews and homepage
     Fugazi (straightedge as well)
     Peter Gabriel
     David Gedge (Wedding Present)
     Boy George
     Dizzie Gillespie
     Gary Glitter
     Kevin Godley
     Dave Goodman (original producer of Sex Pistols) (vegan) Source: Record Collector magazine
     Eddie Grant
     Martin Gore (Depeche Mode)
     Omar Hakim (drummer, formerly of Weather Report and Sting's first band)
     Kirk Hammett (guitarist with metallica) Source: mtv
     Vijay Hariharan (drummer for Puritan) (vegan) Source: personal acquaintance
     George Harrison (musician, Beatles/solo)
     Polly Jean Harvey (Rid of Me; To Bring You My Love)
     Julianna Hatfield Source: Seventeen magazine, Dec 1993
     Kirsty Hawkshaw (Opus III)
     Tony Hicks (Hollies)
     Doughttp://www.hidwater.com/doug/ Hoekstra (Singer/Songwriter
            (appearing at Bottom Line in NYC June 28th))
     Susannah Hoffs (ex Bangles)
     Steve Howe (guitarist with Yes, GTR, solo) Source: Vegetarian Times (don't have exact date)
     Chrissie Hynde
     Billy Idol
     Indigo Girls
     Eddie ftp://arginine.umdnj.edu/pub/qryche/doc/zines/92.04.rip.interview Jackson
            (Bassist with Queensryche) Source:
     Rip, April '92 issue
     Eddie Jackson (bassist for Queensryche)
     Joe Jackson
     LaToya Jackson
     James (the band, all vegan apparently)
     Wendy James (Transvision Vamp)
     Daniel Johns (Singer and guitarist of silverchair .) (vegan)
            Source: Llama Apprecation Society newsletter #6 silverchair fan newsletter.
     Daniel Johns (vegan) Source: Kerrang!
     Daniel Johns (lead singer of silverchair) (vegan)
     Eric www.ericjohnson.com Johnson (world famous guitar virtuoso,
        won grammy, cover of guitar player.) Source: personal aquaintance
     Howard Jones (British singer/songwriter)
     Martin & Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet)
     Jim Kerr (Singer, Simple Minds) Source: Interview in French animal rights magazine
     Nik Kershaw
     Gladys Knight
     Edward Kowalczyk (Lead vocalalist of 'LIVE')
            Source: Tour Diary enteries for Secret Samahdi World Tour
     Lenny Kravitz
     K D Lang (vegan)
     John and Yoko Lennon (rhythm guitar with Beatles, Formed Plastic Ono Band) (vegan)
            Source: Lennon by Ray
     Annie Lennox (singer, Eurythmics/solo)
     Living Colour
     Lisa Loeb (singer) Source: Metro Cafe - T.V.
     Lene Lovich
     Willy M (London Beat)
     Johnny Marr
     Sarah McLachlan (singer/songwriter) Source - -- Nettwerk's WWW site
     Sir Paul & Linda McCartney -- Linda's New Factory
        Source: VegSocUK - the McCartneys are VegSocUK's patrons
     Yehudi Menuhin
     Natalie Merchant (ex- 10,000 Maniacs)
     Moby (vegan)
     Morrissey (singer, also The Smiths)
     Larry Mullen Junior (drummer and founder of 'U2' band)
            Source: interview with larry and bono prior to current pop-mart tour
     Olivia Newton John
     Chris Novoselic (Nirvana)
     Jason Orange (Take That)
     Mark Owen (Take That)
     Sinead O'Connor (vegan)
     Ozzy Osborne
     Doris Pearson (Five Star)
     Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes)
     Steve Perry (Lead singer Journey) Source: S.P.I.N. Steve Perry Info Network
     Keith Potger (guitarist/vocalist)
     Jackie Quinn
     Rebel MC
     Marisa Robles
     Rikki Rocket (rock group Poison) (vegan)
     Tim Rogers (lead vocalist and guitarist with You Am I) Source: Juice magazine
     Doug Savor (singer for Puritan) Source: personal acquaintance
     Tom Scholz (Mastermind behind the rock-n-roll band Boston) (vegan)
     Dave Scott (bassist w/ Reach) (vegan)
     Sandi Shaw
     Shelter (5 member Hare krsna-core band) Source: numerous interviews and the song "civilized man"
            from the Mantra album
     Captain Sensible
     The Shamen
     Siouxsie Sioux
     Grace Slick (Singer with Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship)
                Source: Grace talked about it during her workshop for The Learning Annex, San Francisco.
     Heather Small (M-people, vegan)
     Robert Smith (The Cure)
     Jimmy Somerville
     Ringo Starr (and his wife, Barbara Bach)
     Keni St George
     Geoff Tate (Vocalist for Queensryche) (vegan)
     Richard Thompson (singer/songwriter) Source: August/September Dirty Linen Magazine
     Tanita Tikaram
     Farin Urlaub (singer of the German band "Die Ärzte") Source: German magazines
     Steve Vai (guitarist (David Lee Roth, Whitesnake, Frank Zappa))
            Source: Personal knowledge/Guitarist magazines
     Eddie Vedder (lead vocalist with Pearl Jam)
     Sarah Washington
     Charlie Watts (Stones)
     Jane Weidlin (ex Go-Go's)
     Alan Wilder (Depeche Mode)
     Vanessa Williams (pop singer) Source: Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Wendy O. Williams (Lead singer with the Plasmatics / solo)
                Source: Vegetarian Times, July 1984, Issue 83
     Womack & Womack
     "Weird" Al Yankovic (vegan) Source: John "Bermuda" Schwartz, drummer of Al's band
     Yazz (vegan)
     Dweezil, Moon, Ahmet, Diva Zappa (Children of Frank Zappa. Dweezil and
        Ahmet have rock band "Z". Moon is an actress. Diva hasn't chosen a carreer yet. All are
        drug and alcohol free as well.) Source: April 1993 Playboy
         Interview with Frank Zappa. Liner notes from "Confessions" (1991 Dweezil Zappa).
        Personal Conversations with Dweezil.
     Benjamin Zephaniah (vegan)

TV Personalities

     Pamela Armstrong (News reader)
     Andrea Arnold (Children's TV)
     Bob Barker (host of The Price is Right) Source: Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Phoebe Buffet (Friends)
     Marian Chanter (Krypton Factor Winner)
     Phil Cool
     David Duchovny (star of the X-Files) Source: Entertainment Weekly, Sept/Oct 95
     Barbara Edwards (BBC TV first woman weather forecaster)
     Philippa Forrester (Children's TV) Source: Vegetarian Society of the UK and 'BBC
            Vegetarian Good Food' magazine.
     Angela leven en laten leven Groothuizen (presenter dutch TV program 'de uitdaging)
            Source: Vegatopia
     Larry Hagman
     Antoinette Hertsenberg (Host consumer programme at TROS TV Netherlands Magazine
            DIER, Dutch Society Protection Animals) Source: Magazine Dier January 1996
     Simon Hickson (Live & Kicking)
     viola leven en laten leven Holt (presenter dutch TV program 'de 5 uur show') Source: Vegatopia
     Sean Hughes (Irish comic)
     Hennie Huisman (Holland's most popular showmaster.)
     Gareth Jones (Children's TV)
     Diane Louise Jordan (Former presenter BBC tv's 'Blue Peter', now producing own programmes
          for the BBC.) Source: Vegetarian Society of the UK and 'Vegetarian Living' magazine
            (now out of publication).
     Penny Junor
     Diane Kemp (Gardeners World, Britain)
     Ricki Lake (Talkshow host and acctress) Source: Mr Showbizz WWW-pages
     Joe Longthorne (?)
     Don McLean (singer, songwriter)
     Kevin Nealon (US TV)
     Leonard Nimoy (plays Spock on Star Trek)
     Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers on PBS's "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood")
            Source: Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) Source: People Weekly 1995 Entertainment Almanac
     John Simpson (TV journalist)
     Lisa Simpson (Homer's daughter on "The Simpsons") :-)
            Source: Lisa became vegetarian on the Oct. 15, 1995 episode
     Julie Snyder (Talk show on Montreal TV Canada)
            Source: She makes much promotion for vegetarism on TV
     Sy Sperling (President of the Hair Club for Men -- he can be seen in his company's
            TVcommercials) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Jo Stevens (MTV Real World, SF) (vegan)
     Jonathan Taylor Thomas ("Randy Taylor" Home Improvement) Source: magazines
     Wendy Turner (presenter on both BBC and Channel 4 TV (UK)) (vegan)
            Source: The Vegan Society UK
     Mary Tyler Moore (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Dick Van Dyke)
            Source: interview with her on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno
     Maitland Ward (The Bold & The Beautiful, US soap)
     Vanessa Warwick (MTV VJ)
     Trevor Williams (British, Going Live)
     Victoria Wood (British comedian)
     William Woollard (British actor)

Radio Personalities

     Tony Blackburn
     Jackie Brambles
     Fat Tony
     Kevin Greening (BBC radio 1 DJ. Openly gay. One of (if not the!) wittiest personalities on radio.)
     Meg Griffin Source: New Jersey Animal Rights Alliance
     Casey Kasem (also on TV)
     Chris Mitchell (DJ on KGVM-FM in Nevada, USA; Assistant Sysop,
            CompuServe Vegetarian Forum; 20+ years as vegetarian.)
     John Peel
     Janice Long
     Dianne Oxberry (Radio One Weather Girl)
     Peter Simon (Children's BBC)
     Judi Spiers (Pebble Mill)
     Claire Sturgess
     Dave Lee Travis ("A Jolly Good Show", BBC Worldservice)
            Source: He said it during his programme.
     Shelton Walden (Host/Producer of "Walden's Pond", noted weekly radio program
            on animal rights, human rights, veganism, and the environment. The first radio program of its
            kind in New York City) (vegan) Source: Self
     Ron de Rijk (Dutch sportscaster)
     Pierre Robert (a insanely popular radio deejay in philadelphia on 93.3 philadelphia) (vegan)
            Source: he said it numerous times on the radio

Sports Personalities

     Hank Aaron (home run champion in major league baseball) Source: A Teen's Guide
            to Going Vegetarian
     B J Armstrong (US Basketball star)
     Al Beckles (body builder)
     Sorya Bonali (ice skater)
     Les Brown (veteran runner)
     Peter Burwash (tennis)
     Andreas Cahling (body builder)
     Andreas Cahling (bodybuilder)
     Chris Campbell (1980 world champion wrestler)
     Joanna Conway (ice skater)
     Sylvia Cranston (triathlete)
     Sally Eastall (Marathon runner - UK No 2, vegan)
     Di Edwards (runner, Olympic semi-finalist)
     Katie Fitzgibbon (marathon runner)
     Clare Francis (sailer)
     Louis Freitas (body builder)
     Carol Gould (marathon runner)
     Estelle Gray (cyclist) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Sammy Green (runner)
     Ruth Heidrich (3-time Ironman finisher, marathoner, age-group record holder, Pres.
            Vegetarian Society of Honolulu) (vegan) Source: personal acquaintance,
            also...her book--A Race for Life
     Sally Hibberd (British Women's Mountain Bike Champion)
     Sharon Hounsell (Miss Wales Bodybuilding Champion)
     Desmond Howard (formerly w/Washington Redskins, now w/Jacksonville Jaguars)
            Source: PETA mailer
     Roger Hughes (Welsh National Ski Champion)
     David Johnson (BAA coach)
     Kathy Johnson (Olympic Gymnast)
     Alan Jones (British ski jumper)
     Billie Jean King (tennis champion) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Killer Kowalski (wrestler) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Jack LaLanne (Fitness guru) (vegan)
     Donnie LaLonde (Former Light Heavyweight Champion of the World.
            (Lost title to Sugar Ray Leonard)) Source: Article in San Jose Mercury News
     Tony LaRussa (Manager of St. Louis Cardinals - US team)
            Source: PETA, Animals Agenda, Animals Voice, Veg Times, others
     Silken Laumann (Olympic rower) Source: Cooking Television Show
     Judy Leden (British, European & World Hang Gliding champion)
     Marv Levey (Buffalo Bills Coach)
     Jutta Müller (multiple Windsurfing World Cup Champion)
            Source: Flutlicht 95/6/18 on Südwest 3 (German TV program)
     Jack Maitland (triathlete and fell runner)
     Cheryl Marek (cyclist) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Leslie Marx (fencer;1996 woman's epee national champion)
     Kirsty McDermott (runner)
     Lindford McFarquar (body builder)
     Robert Millar (cyclist)
     Katherine Monbiot (world champion arm wrestler and nutritionist) (vegan)
            Source: The Vegan Society UK
     Monika Montsho (weightlifter, 2 x runnerup GB Championships 60kg, NW
            woman weightlifter of the year 1991)
     Edwin Moses
     Martina Navratilova (Retired Tennis Champion) Source: Magazine Interviews/Genesis Awards
     Julie Ann Niewiek (Basketball commentator) Source: Grand Rapids press/ Image Magazine
     Paavo Nurmi
     Robert Parish (Center - Warriors, Celtics, Hornets, Bulls) Source: Hearsay
     Bill Pearl (Bodybuilder, Mr America) Source: Getting Stronger by Bill Pearl, pg 399
     Bill Pearl (Mr. Universe and bodybuilder) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Anthony Peeler (NBA Grizzlies basketball player) Source: NBA web site profiles
     Dave Scott (five time winner of the Ironman Triathlon) (vegan) "The New Laurel's
            Kitchen" cookbook
     Debbie Spaeth-Herring (Georgia State power-lifter) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Jonathon Speelman (chess)
     Lucy Stephens (triathlete - vegan)
     Jacques Vaughn (All American point guard, #1-ranked Univ of KS Jayhawks)
            Source: Lawrence (KS) Journal
     World (numerous editions)
     Kirsty Wade (runner)
     Bill Walton (basketball player) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian

Writers, philosophers, scientists

     A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (Founder Acarya of Iskcon)
     Scott Adams (writer/artist of comic strip "Dilbert") Source: Vegetarian Times June (or so) 1996
     Louisa May Alcott (author of the novel Little Women) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Clive Barker (Author of Hellraiser series, Weaveworld, etc.)
            Source: Appearance on Politically Incorrect With Bill
     Jeremy Bentham (Philosopher) Source: Animal Liberation, by Peter Singer
     William Blake
     Berke Breathed (US Cartoonist -- writes and draws Bloom County and Outland comic strips)
            Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Charlotte Bronte
     Leonardo Da Vinci
     Charles Darwin (British naturalist in 1800s) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Thomas Edison
     Ralph Waldo Emerson (American lecturer, essayist, and poet)
     Amanda Feilen (writer and poet) (vegan)
     Henry Heimlich M.D. (created Heimlich maneuver) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Krishnamurti Jiddu (Spiritual teacher) Source: Krishnamurtis Notebook, His biography written by
            Mary Lutyens.
     Steven Jobs (founded Apple computer company) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Franz Kafka (Writer) Source: Vegetariana Cookbook
     Carla Lane (Writer & TV scipt writer & animal welfare )
     Alan Moore (Comics writer, Watchmen, V For Vendetta, Marvelman, etc.)
     Sir Isaac Newton (English scientist, astronomer, and mathematician)
            Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Sir C. V. Raman (Nobel prize-winning physicist - 1930s?)
     Srinivasa Ramanujan (Probably the greatest Indian mathematician in the last 1000 yrs.)
            Source: The man who knew Infinity by Kanigel
     Serge Raynaud de la Ferriére (Founder of Universal Great Brotherhood) (vegan)
            Source: His Literature: Yug.Yoga
     Yoghismo. Ed. Diana
     Ruth Rendell (writer) Source: BBC Vegetarian Good Food mag, Dec 1997
     John Robbins (author of Diet for a New America and May all be Fed) (vegan)
            Source: Author's books.
     Jean Jacques Rousseau (French writer and political philosophers)
            Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Albert Schweitzer (German philosopher, physician, musician, clergyman, missionary, writer on
            theology) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     George Bernard Shaw (writer)
     Percy Shelley (poet)
     Upton Sinclair (American writer) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Isaac Bashevis Singer (Writer - Nobel Prize winner in Literature)
     Peter Singer (Philosopher. Author of Animal Liberation) Source: His book Animal Liberation
     Colin Spencer (reknown food writer) (vegan) Source: The Vegan Society UK
     Benjamin Spock (MD)
     Chandrashekar Subrahmanyam (Nobel prize-winning astrophysicist - 1983)
     Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772)
     Nikola Tesla (Inventor; too many to list, including AC Current) Source: Any decent
            biography of Nickola Tesla
     Henry David Thoreau
     Mark Twain
     Alice Walker (vegan) Source: Her autobiographical text Everything We Love Can Be Saved
     Alan Watts (philosophical writing)
     H.G. Wells (British author) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     William Wordsworth
     Serge Raynaud de la Ferriere (Universal Great Brotherhood Founder) Source: U.G.B. in Mexico.

Historical Vegetarians & Advocates of Vegetarianism

     Clara Barton (founded American Red Cross) Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     Annie Besant
     General William Booth
     Fenner Brockway
     Rupert Brooke
     Cesar Chavez (involved with United Farm Workers union in 1960s.)
            Source: A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
     St John Chrysostom
     Clement of Alexandria
     Sir Stafford Cripps
     Albert Einstein (certainly supported, but practised?)
     Henry Ford (Documentary film at Greenfield Village claimed Henry Ford was a vegetarian)
     Dr John Harvey Kellog (brother of W K Kellog who founded the Kellog Company) (vegan)
     Martin Luther
     Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (Indian saint, Golden Avatar of Lord Krishna, born 1486AC )
            Source: Sri Caitanya-caritamrta
     Eustace Miles
     Barbara Moore
     Chanakya Pandit (Indian philosopher and prime-minister of King Chandragupta )
            Source: His work Niti-shastra about 300BC - After whom the Embassy areas for all the
            countries of the in New Delhi is named
     Sir Isaac Pitman
     H.H A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (He brought Krishna consciousness to America.
            Famous spiritualist.)    Source: Back to Godhead Magazine July/August 96
     Ilya Repin (russian artist in 1800s) Source: His friend Leo Tolstoy
     Anthony Robbins (Success Motivational Coach) (vegan)
     Richard St Barbe Baker
     Henry Salt
     Dr Barnes Wallis
     Mary Webb
     John Wesley
     Ellen G. White (Founder Seventh Day Adventists Church) Source: Review and Herald 1-1996


     Jenny Blyth
     Pamela Bordes
     Christie Brinkley
     Victoria Cooper
     Rachael Garley
     Angie Hill
     Yasmin Le Bon
     Kathy Lloyd
     Gail McKenna
     Carre Otis
     Laetizia Scherrer (model & designer)
     Christine Stone

Politicians, statespersons and activists

     James G. Abourezk (Former U.S. Senator and Congressman)
     Susan B. Anthony (leader of Woman's Suffrage movement) Source: Animal Liberation,
            2nd edition (hardcover), p. 221 - Peter Singer
     Tony Banks (MP, UK)
     Andrew Bartlett (Senator in Australian Parliament) Source: speech in Australian Senate, self reported
     Tony Benn (MP, UK)
     Anne Campbell (MP Lab Cambridge, UK)
     Chelsea Clinton (U.S. President Bill Clinton's daughter) Source: PETA newsletter
     Harry Cohen (MP Lab Leyton, UK)
     Viscount Craigavon (UK)
     Willem Drees (Dutch P.M. from 1948 till 1958)
     Mahatma Gandhi
     Anne Gilman (Mayor of Islington, UK)
     Andrew Jacobs (US Congress, Indiana) Source: many veg sources (PETA, Veg times, etc)
     Kamel Junblatt (Lebanese political thinker and member of Parliament)
     Moritz Leuenberger (Minister of energy and transport of Switzerland)
            Source: several newspaper articles of
     Switzerland (among them L'illustré, mai 1996)
     Robert Lutz (president of Chrysler Corp.)
     Vos Marijke (Dutch MP for GroenLinks)
     Piers Merchant (MP Con, Beckenham, UK)
     Albert Mokhiber (Arab-American human rights activist)
     Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (First Home Minister of India) (vegan)
     P.V. Narasimha Rao (Prime Minister of India (1991-1996)) Source: Common knowledge in India
     Philip Ruddock (Australia's Minister for Immigration)
            Source: Mentioned in an article in "The Australian" newspaper  in late 1996
     Bernard Weatherall (ex speaker of the House of Commons, UK)
     Sofía there's not URL of Greece (the Queen of Spain) Source: Everybody knows it in Spain

Not Vegetarian - despite reports

     Buddha Many sources say Buddha died from eating bad mushrooms, not pork. It is widely
        understood that the Buddha taught his monks against killing animals, but, since they were to live on
        alms, to accept meat given to them so long as the animal had not been killed specifically for their
        benefit. However, people who offered food to Buddha would have certainly known his preference
        for vegetarian meals, so may have prepared fitting food.
     Kevin Eubanks (bandleader/guitar player of the tonight show band) Source: Conversation between
        Jay Leno and Kevin on the The Tonight Show. On a recent show, he said he loves seafood.
     Benjamin Franklin Vegetarian early in life. Later thought 'better' of it.
     Jerry Garcia (lead guitarist/vocalist for Grateful Dead, deceased) Source: A Teen's Guide to
        Becoming a Vegetarian BUT later fell of the wagon
     Bill Gates (Microsoft chief) Claimed to be a vegetarian, later discovered false.
     Adolf Hitler - discovered he ate meat quite regularly - explains everything.
     Whitney Houston video shows her ordering chilli from Wendy's
     Carl Lewis (sprinter) Vegan only when training.
     Madonna (singer/actor) Her baby's father, Carlos, makes the "best turkey burgers"
           (Oprah special, TV show)
     Steve Martin (actor, comedian) His publicist refutes the vicious rumours. :-)
     Demi Moore (lead actress in "Indecent Proposal") Ate chicken during Vogue interview, Summer
            1996.A  Demi-vegetarian? ;-)
     Dave Navarro (Guitar player with Red Hot Chili Peppers, formerly of Janes Addiction) once vegan,
            now eating meat
     Dennis Rodman (Basketball for Bulls)
     Henry Rollins (Singer, writer, actor, publisher) never-found that alleged interview with Rollins
            on the Net
     Claudia Schiffer (model) Another found with a fowl mouth. :)
     Sting (singer/bassist, Police/solo)
     Michael Stipe (REM) Rolling Stone mag interview mentions chickens

Time To Speak Out Against Meat Eating As Unnatural