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


While visiting New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city, the talk show host comforted Mary Lee Quinn, who told Winfrey about her search for her missing relatives. Winfrey, one of the most charitable celebs, gave more than $16 million to help the area last year. Her foundation, Oprah's Angel Network, works globally, aiding children and victims of disasters.