The late Casey Kasem, perhaps best known as the voice of Shaggy from Scooby Doo, was vegan. He once walked out on the role when Shaggy & Scooby-Doo were to be portrayed in a Burger King commercial, and only returned when the producers allowed the character to be vegan!
Golden Globe winning actress. Starred in many films including Havoc, Brokeback Mountain, The Devil Wears Prada, Becoming Jane, Rachel Getting Married, Valentine's Day, Alice In Wonderland, Love and Other Drugs and The Dark Knight Rises.
American actress famous for starring in Charmed.
Actress Thandie Newton has appeared in many blockbusters such as Crash, Run Fatboy Run, The Pursuit of Happiness and Mission: Impossible II. The star said: I’m a vegetarian myself. I don’t want any kind of suffering of any living form but it’s more to do with the awareness that so much of the meat on the planet is being produced by factory farms. Animals are being pumped full of growth hormones which are then getting fed to our kids. And it’s affecting the water, environment.
Alec Baldwin is an American actor who has starred in many films such as Beetlejuice, The Hunt for Red October, The Marrying Man, The Shadow The Aviator, The Cooler and The Departed. He was also in the television drama Knots Landing. "Every time sitting at a dining table, we make a choice. Please choose vegetarianism. Do it for the animals. Do it for the environment and for the sake of your own health."
Actress Sadie Frost has performed in over 20 films including Bram Stoker's Dracula, The Krays, Final Cut, The Heavy, Beyond the Rave and Shopping, where she met husband-to-be Jude Law. She has also appeared in music videos such as Pulp's Common People and various productions for Spandau Ballet. Sadie has been vegetarian from a very early age, as never liked the taste or thought of eating meat. 'When I was a baby my mum tried to give me meat when she introduced solids and I just wouldn't eat it.
Actress Alexandra Bastedo was a vegetarian, animal rights supporter and the founder of ABC Animal Sanctuary.
Casey became vegan in 2005.
'I believe veganism can be beneficial for the individual and the world, and of course the animal'.
'When people ask me why I don’t eat meat or any other animal products, I say, ‘Because they are unhealthy and they are the product of a violent and inhumane industry'. Chickens, cows, and pigs in factory farms spend their whole lives in filthy, cramped conditions, only to die a prolonged and painful death'.