Heroes in Hard Times 2009

Hollywood's Heroes

Whether it's dishing out food to the homeless or campaigning for children, Hollywood's A-List – Brad, Oprah, Leo, George and more – take time to give back. By Cara Lynn Shultz


A longtime advocate for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), Anderson turned The Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson into a fundraising event for the organization – and even supported her cause on the red carpet, when she showed up with a carrot bearing a sticker urging people to try vegetarianism.