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 Celebs Who Have Gone Green


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Leonardo DiCaprio - green celebrity

Leonardo DiCaprio



credits include:

Titanic, What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, The Beach, Blood Diamond
Revolutionary Road, Gangs of New York, Body of Lies


Leonardo has worked on multiple environmental projects, including "11th Hour".  He also founded the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.  He is a member of Natural Resources Defense Council, Global Green USA and the International Fund for Animal Welfare. "We all have to do our part to raise awareness about global warming and the problems we as a people face in promoting a sustainable environmental future for our planet."




Ashley Judd- green celebrity

Ashley Judd



credits include:

Ruby in Paradise, Heat, A Time to Kill, Kiss the Girls
Double Jeopardy, High Crimes, Frida, Bug


Ashley has become a spokeswoman for many environmental topics.  She helped to start Kentucky's first annual Green Team Kentucky Online Festival, which is a contest of films judged on ideas on how to reduce energy consumption in Kentucky.  Recently she has spoken against the practice of mountain top removal with coal mining, which destroys landscapes.  "The solution is the green collar economy.  That is the future and the future must come now."




Tom Hanks - green celebrity

Tom Hanks



credits include:

Big, Forest Gump, The Money Pit, Charlie Wilson's War, Philadelphia
Sleepless in Seattle, The DaVinci Code, The Green Mile, Cast Away


Tom is a big advocate for electric cars.  His production company is housed in a solar powered building.  he is an avid supporter and volunteer for The Nature Conservancy.  "I hope that the world gains an appreciation for what's here and does everything it can to protect it."




Daryl Hannah - green celebrity

Daryl Hannah



credits include:

Splash, Roxanne, Wall Street, the Kill Bill series
Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, Steel Magnolias


Darryl is a passionate activist and proponent for sustainable fuels and transport. She staged a 23 day sit-in trying to preserve an urban community garden in LA. She remains actively involved in the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance and raising awareness about the damage done in the Amazon by the oil industry.  Also, her home is entirely off-grid, which means a home that is self sufficient and doesn't rely on one or any public utilities.




Cate Blanchett - green celebrity

Cate Blanchett



credits include:

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Aviator, Elizabeth
I'm Not There, The Lord of the Rings series


Cate plans to equip the Sydney Theatre Company building with solar panels and rainwater collection systems to make it completely eco-friendly. Sydney home is fully powered by solar energy, donates to Forest Guardians. She promotes Earth Hour, where businesses and residents are urged to turn off all lights for one hour, attempting to cut Sydney’s greenhouse emissions by 5 percent.




Willie Nelson - green celebrity

Willie Nelson



credits include:

"On the Road Again", "Crazy", Country Music Hall of Fame
The Electric Horseman, The Dukes of Hazzard


Willie is one of the founders and is President of Farm Aid, which has raised almost $30 million.  This great organization also started the Good Food movement, which embraces family-farm identified, local food that is organic or humanely raised.  Also is a co-partner in the Willie Nelson Biodiesel Company.




Adrian Grenier - green celebrity

Adrian Grenier



credits include:

Entourage, Hart's War, The Devil Wears Prada
Adventures of Power, Across the Hall, Alter Eco


Adrian is host of the show "Alter Eco" on Planet Green.  He is seen everywhere driving his Toyota Prius. He converted his home’s pool from chlorine to the eco-kinder saline. In New York, he added recycled-denim insulation to his three-story fixer-upper.  "For years, I tried to get producers to have Vinny sell his Hummer and buy a Prius. Then I realized this show is entertainment. Right now, our culture isn’t necessarily green."

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