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Vegan Actors

Fran Drescher

I just decided, ‘No more, I’m gonna do alternative. I’m gonna to switch up my act, eat differently, clean up my act. And...

Aamir Khan

I got to know that vegan is a healthy diet. I’d say all of you should follow vegan diet.”
Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming

I just don’t like meat. Rotten carcasses don’t feel good inside in my body. I’ve also seen some horrible documentaries a...

Alan Ford

I’m an old hippy vegetarian. I haven’t eaten flesh or fish since 1973."

Alec Baldwin

Every time sitting at a dining table, we make a choice. Please choose vegetarianism. Do it for the animals. Do it for th...

Alexandra Bastedo

I believe that the world is for everyone and every creature."
Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone

My brother would make animal noises of the creature I was eating and I thought ‘I have to go vegetarian’. But it wasn’t...
Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano

I turned vegetarian after 9/11. A friend of mine came back from New York and said that he couldn’t stand the smell of bu...

Angela Simmons

I really want people to know what happens to animals... Animals have feelings, and I think it's important we take a...

Carol Royle

I eat a healthy, Mediterranean diet. We are all veggies in my family. Always have been. My kids have never eaten fish or...
Carrie Hope Fletcher

Carrie Hope Fletcher

I got to a point where I couldn’t justify keeping cats as pets and eating cows as food. There’s this disassociation that...
Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck

When people ask me why I don’t eat meat or any other animal products, I say, ‘Because they are unhealthy and they are th...
Casey Kasem

Casey Kasem

Some of the things that I do, I think are very important and much more important than the radio show or the television s...

Christian Serratos

Your body shouldn't be a graveyard. Factory farms are hell for animals, and their death is slow and painful. Help a...

Christina Applegate

I was eating lunch on the Married With Children set, and they served me some kind of meat. I looked down and there was b...
Count Duckula

Count Duckula

The idea of eating meat makes me feel quite queasy."

Daniella Monet

Try to relate to who's on your plate.''

Daryl Hannah

I literally lost the ability to disassociate what was on my plate from the creature it had been."

Doris Day

You have to do things, you have to step out and stick up for animals, because they can’t do anything for themselves....

Dustin Hoffman

The Oscar-winning actor hopes that his vegetarian lifestyle will help him keep a promise he made to his children: "...

Ellen Page

Why are vegans made fun of while the inhumane factory farming process regards animals and the natural world merely as co...
Emily Deschanel

Emily Deschanel

I’ve been vegan for 15 years, and it turns out it makes a very big impact on the environment to eat fewer animal product...
Famke Janssen

Famke Janssen

When you get that close to an animal, things change and it doesn’t seem to matter if it’s a dog or a chicken or a cow –...
Geoffrey Giuliano

Geoffrey Giuliano

I feel that eating meat is unhealthy, unnecessary and very, very wrong."
Gregg Lowe

Gregg Lowe

A friend gave me Jonathan Safran Foer’s illuminating book, Eating Animals, to read. That really changed the way I looked...
Hayley Mills

Hayley Mills

I think it would be a much happier, kinder, greener world if we were all vegetarian."

Isabel Lucas

I don’t feel limited by not eating meat. I eat lots of vegies and pasta and nuts, tofu and soups.”

James Cromwell

To deny an animal its right to self-determination, its right to live out its life as it chooses in its natural habitat,...

Jane Lynch

Love is so unconditional from the animals. I've just become a much better person because of my love for animals....

Jared Leto

I'm pretty healthy - I've been that way for a long time. Twenty solid years of eating vegetarian/vegan and tak...

Jenna Dewan-Tatum

I remember very clearly the day my mom made chicken fingers - I was like, 'wait, this was alive? This had parents?...
Jenny Seagrove

Jenny Seagrove

It’s so obvious that animals have feelings and experience much the same emotions as we do – joy and happiness, fear and...
Jerome Flynn

Jerome Flynn

I’m delighted to be part of such a successful and vegan organisation as Viva! The thought of not being a vegetarian is r...

Jessica Chastain

I don’t want to torture anything. It’s about trying to live a life where I’m not contributing to the cruelty in the worl...
Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley

I remember cutting into a steak and for the first time in my stupid life, I realised I was cutting flesh. That was it! N...

Joanne Rose

I was a Vegetarian briefly before going vegan in 1994. Once I became aware of the harsh realities of the dairy industry...

Joaquin Phoenix

The animal went from a living, vibrant creature fighting for life to a violent death. I recognised it, as did my brother...

Jorja Fox

"Eating meat-free is second nature to me,"..."I'm vegan 85 per cent of the time."
Josef Brown

Josef Brown

If you were to ask people, ‘If you could ease unnecessary suffering, would you?’ I bet 99 out of 100 would say yes....

Kate Ford

Having been brought up in a farming community I feel an empathy with farm animals. I do whatever I can to help them.”

Kate Mara

Just miles and miles of these awful coops, chickens living in cages and that's their life. I was so disturbed by it...

Kim Basinger

If you could feel or see the suffering you wouldn't think twice. Give back life. Don't eat meat."

Kris Manvell

I am Vegan, because I believe passionately that all beings have a right to live in peace and freedom."

Kristen Bell

Part of my becoming a vegetarian was that I would look at my burger, then look at my dogs, and I wasn’t able to see a di...

Larry Hagman

The first thing I did when I was diagnosed was to turn vegan. Now I live on fresh vegetable drinks.”

Liam Hemsworth

After all the information I gathered about the mistreatment of animals, I couldn’t continue to eat meat. The more I was...

Maggie Q

The first thing I always say to people ... cows don’t lactate unless they’re pregnant. We are taking milk from an animal...
Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw

Viva!, it's hard to fully express my admiration and respect for all you do on behalf of the animals, and by extensi...

Mary Tyler Moore

...there will probably come a time when we look back and say, Good Lord, do you believe that in the 20th century and ear...

Mayim Bialik

I am a vegan for environmental reasons, nutritional and health reasons, and ethical reasons and in some ways its hard bu...

Michael Clarke Duncan

The best thing about being a vegetarian for me, number one is I know I'm not harming any animals. The number two th...
Michelle Pfeiffer

Michelle Pfeiffer

There is science behind going vegan and it is irrefutable. My father died from cancer, and the older you get, you see pe...

Natalie Portman

Part of my reason for being vegetarian was because it practices respect and love for life all through the day, so three...

Noah Huntley

Going veggie opened up my mind and I found myself using more ingredients more creatively too. When people ask why I’m...

Olivia Wilde

[Being vegan] is not always easy and accessible. But it’s a way of life and makes me as a person feel really good and ph...

Pamela Anderson

When I became aware of the cruelty of slaughterhouses. And gave up meat. I also learned the environmental impact the mea...

Peter Dinklage

By buying meat, eggs, and dairy products, you’re paying for cruelty. Please make the kind choice."

Peter Egan

We all really have only one thing in common on this planet – all species. It’s called life. We have no right to take the...
Rob Callender

Rob Callender

Dairy farming is such a horrible industry.”

Roxy Shahidi

I became vegetarian when I was eight and it was the first time that I realised the meat that I was eating used to be ali...

Sadie Frost

I've always had a rule that meat can't be cooked in the house."

Samuel L Jackson

Forks Over Knives Inspired Me to Give Up Meat." "I feel great. I have a lot more energy than I used to have. I...
Sarah Jane Honeywell

Sarah Jane Honeywell

I became a vegetarian because of Viva!’s magazine, Viva!life and I then became a vegan because of Viva!'s Not In My...

Sebastian Roché

Go veggie, you'll help our planet & your health".

Steve Martin

When I see bacon, I see a pig, I see a little friend, and that’s why I can’t eat it. Simple as that."

Ted Danson

I feel good and I look fabulous."
Tobey Maguire

Tobey Maguire

It's never really been that hard for me. I've never had any desire to eat meat. In fact, when I was a kid I wo...
Torrey DeVitto

Torrey DeVitto

I eat cruelty-free. It is my way of being able to take a stand against doing harm to any living creature.”
Wendy Leavesley vegan

Wendy Leavesley

Two big loves of mine are comedy and animals. I do animal rescue of mainly dogs, cats and chickens. I was a committed ve...
Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson

I've been vegan for about 10 and a half years. It's been all good. I'm obviously much healthier"

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