Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Ever Wonder...

...if there are others out there who are proud atheists and free-thinkers?

You are not alone.

Albert Einstein - Nobel Prize in Physics
Annika Sorenstam - LPGA Champion
Dave Berry - Columnist and Humorist
Frank Miller - Film Director
Christopher Hitchens - Author and Journalist
Jack Nicholson - Actor
Bill Gates - Founder of Microsoft
Daniel Dennett - Professor of Philosophy
Stan Lee - Comic Book Legend
David Horowitz - Writer and Activist
Bruce Willis - Actor
Salman Rushdie - Author
Daniel Radcliffe - Actor (Harry Potter)
Carl Sagan - Author, Astronomer, and Astrophysicist
Bertrand Russell - Nobel Prize Winner
George Will - Pulitzer Prize Winning Author
Gene Roddenberry - Creator of Star Trek
George Clooney - Actor
Billy Joel - Singer
David Feherty - PGA Broadcaster
Friedrich Nietzsche - Philosopher and Author
Penn & Teller - Illusionists
Stephen Hawking - Physicist and Author
David Gilmour - Pink Floyd
Diane Keaton - Actress
Gore Vidal - Politician
William Shatner - Actor (Captain Kirk)
George Carlin - Comedian
Warren Buffett - Billionaire
Brad Pitt - Actor
Douglas Adams - Author
Lance Armstrong - Tour de France Winner
Hugh Laurie - Actor (Dr. House)
Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage - The Mythbusters
Katherine Hepburn - Actress
Richard Rogers - Composer
Ian McKellan - Actor (Magnito in X-Men)
Isaac Asimov - Professor of Biochemistry
Ray Romano - Actor and Comedian
Jodie Foster - Actress (Silence of the Lambs)
Joss Whedon - Director and Producer
Sir Edmund Hillary - First to Summit Mount Everest
Sigmund Freud - Psychologist
Sarah McLachlan - Singer and Songwriter
Angelina Jolie - Actress
Mark Twain - Author
Asia Carrera - Porn Star
Seth MacFarlane - Creator of Family Guy and American Dad
Bruce Lee - Martial Artist
Barack Obama, Sr. - Father of current US president
* Keanu Reeves - Actor (The Matrix Series)
Christopher Robin Milne - Son of Author A. A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh)
Michael Shermer - Author and Editor of "Skeptic" Magazine
Joseph Stalin - Soviet Leader from 1922 to 1953
Steve Wozniak - Co-founder of Apple Computer

And many more!

Who was not an atheist?

Adolph Hitler - Catholic

(Thank you to The Thinking Atheist for providing much of the info used here)

* Keanu Reeves is listed on some websites as a Buddhist. On others, he is listed as an atheist.

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