These days, many celebrities are known for using their name to campaign and raise awareness of issues such as poverty, politics and animal rights. In fact, this is nothing new – Brigitte Bardot gave up her film career 40 years ago to dedicate herself to animal rights. Here I list some active celebrity campaigners.
1. Angelina Jolie
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Angelina has been actively campaigning on humanitarian issues since visiting Cambodia to film Tomb Raider. In 2001 she was made a UN Goodwill Ambassador, has visited many countries to meet refugees, and with partner Brad Pitt has established a charitable foundation.