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MoveOn.org

ORGANIZATION

Internet-based liberal grassroots political action group founded on September 22, 1998, in response to the uproar over President Bill Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky. Their inaugural email was titled "Disgusted Citizens Organize on the Internet: Urge Congress to Censure [the President] and Move On."

Official Website:
http://www.moveon.org/

Founding Date:
22-Sep-1998

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Judd Apatow
Film Director
6-Dec-1967   Anchorman, The 40 Year Old Virgin
Darren Aronofsky
Film Director
12-Feb-1969   Requiem for a Dream
Ed Asner
Actor
15-Nov-1929   Lou Grant
John Backus
Computer Programmer
3-Dec-1924 17-Mar-2007 Inventor of BNF, led FORTRAN team
Kevin Bacon
Actor
8-Jul-1958   Everybody cut Footloose
William Baldwin
Actor
21-Feb-1963   A Baldwin Brother
Russell Banks
Author
28-Mar-1940   The Sweet Hereafter
Julia Barr
Actor
8-Feb-1949   Brooke English in All My Children
Steven Bauer
Actor
2-Dec-1956   Scarface
Brian Behlendorf
Computer Programmer
30-Mar-1973   Author of Apache web server
Frank J. Belatti
Business
c. 1948   Founder of AFC Enterprises
Tim Berners-Lee
Computer Programmer
8-Jun-1955   Inventor of the World Wide Web
Steve Bing
Film Director
31-Mar-1965   Film producer and massive political donor
Jack Black
Musician
28-Aug-1969   Half of Tenacious D
Joan Blades
Activist
c. 1956   Cofounder of MoveOn.org
Alan S. Blinder
Economist
14-Oct-1945   Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve
Elayne Boosler
Comic
18-Aug-1952   Has had 7 cable comedy specials
Wayne C. Booth
Critic
22-Feb-1921 10-Oct-2005 The Rhetoric of Fiction
Wes Boyd
Activist
c. 1960   Cofounder of MoveOn.org
Donna Brazile
Author
15-Dec-1959   Al Gore's 2000 campaign manager
Amy Brenneman
Actor
22-Jun-1964   Judging Amy
Jeff Bridges
Actor
4-Dec-1949   The Dude abides
Christie Brinkley
Model
2-Feb-1954   Supermodel
John Seely Brown
Business
c. 1940   Director of Xerox PARC, 1990-2000
Lester R. Brown
Activist
28-Mar-1934   Earth Policy Institute
Jackson Browne
Singer/Songwriter
9-Oct-1948   Running on Empty
Steve Buscemi
Actor
13-Dec-1957   Reservoir Dogs
Caroline Bynum
Historian
1941   Medieval historian
Doug Carlston
Business
1947   Co-Founder, Br0derbund Software
James Carville
Government
25-Oct-1944   Clinton campaign strategist
Neko Case
Singer/Songwriter
8-Sep-1970   New Pornographers
Rosanne Cash
Country Musician
24-May-1955   Rhythm and Romance
Anne Cox Chambers
Business
1-Dec-1919   Billionaire, former US Ambassador to Belgium
Lois Chiles
Actor
15-Apr-1947   Moonraker
Margaret Cho
Comic
5-Dec-1968   Loud-mouthed standup comic
Kevin Corrigan
Actor
27-Mar-1969   Eddie Finnerty on Grounded for Life
Don Coscarelli
Film Director
17-Feb-1954   Bubba Ho-tep
Molly J. Coye
Business
c. 1946   Founder, Health Technology Center
Peter Coyote
Actor
10-Oct-1942   Dennis Ryland on The 4400
James Cromwell
Actor
27-Jan-1940   Babe, L.A. Confidential
Chuck D
Rapper
1-Aug-1960   The rhyme animal
Matt Damon
Actor
8-Oct-1970   Good Will Hunting
Frank Darabont
Film Director
28-Jan-1959   The Shawshank Redemption
Gordon J. Davis
Attorney
7-Aug-1941   Partner, Dewey & LeBoeuf
Jan de Bont
Film Director
22-Oct-1943   Minority Report
Benicio Del Toro
Actor
19-Feb-1967   Traffic
Leonardo DiCaprio
Actor
11-Nov-1974   Titanic
Annie Dillard
Author
30-Oct-1945   Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Betty Dodson
Author
24-Aug-1929   Sex for One
Richard Donner
Film Director
24-Apr-1930   Superman
Illeana Douglas
Actor
25-Jul-1965   Grace of My Heart
Ervin Drake
Songwriter
3-Apr-1919   It Was a Very Good Year
Richard Dysart
Actor
30-Mar-1929   Leland McKenzie on L.A. Law
Danny Elfman
Musician
29-May-1953   Oingo Boingo, movie composer
Hector Elizondo
Actor
22-Dec-1936   Dr. Neven Bell on Monk
Doug Engelbart
Computer Programmer
30-Jan-1925   Pioneer of human-computer interaction
Eve Ensler
Playwright
25-May-1953   The Vagina Monologues
Ben Folds
Singer/Songwriter
12-Sep-1966   Pianist, Ben Folds Five
Jane Fonda
Actor
21-Dec-1937   Prominent Vietnam War protester
Robert Foxworth
Actor
1-Nov-1941   Chase Gioberti on Falcon Crest
Al Franken
Politician
21-May-1951   US Senator from Minnesota
Janeane Garofalo
Comic
28-Sep-1964   Actor, Comedian, Author, Activist
George Gaynes
Actor
16-May-1917   Henry Warnimont on Punky Brewster
Michael Gershon
Scientist
c. 1936   Gut neurobiology
Walter Gilbert
Chemist
21-Mar-1932   Sequencing techniques for DNA
Todd Gitlin
Educator
6-Jan-1943   Journalism professor, social critic
Lincoln Gordon
Diplomat
10-Sep-1913 19-Dec-2009 US Ambassador to Brazil, 1961-66
Al Gore
Politician
31-Mar-1948   US Vice President under Clinton
Robert Greenwald
Film/TV Producer
28-Aug-1945   Outfoxed, Xanadu
Christopher Guest
Actor
5-Feb-1948   This Is Spinal Tap
Ursula K. Le Guin
Novelist
21-Oct-1929   The Left Hand of Darkness
John Hall
Politician
23-Jul-1948   Congressman from New York, 2007-11
Jan Hammer
Musician
17-Apr-1948   Wrote the theme for Miami Vice
Gale Harold
Actor
10-Jul-1969   Brian Kinney on Queer as Folk
Woody Harrelson
Actor
23-Jul-1961   Woody from Cheers
Ethan Hawke
Actor
6-Nov-1970   Dead Poets Society
Todd Haynes
Film Director
2-Jan-1961   Far From Heaven
Buck Henry
Comic
9-Dec-1930   Frequent SNL host
Leslie Hope
Actor
6-May-1965   Teri Bauer on 24
Smokey Hormel
Guitarist
1959   Session guitarist, Beck, Tom Waits
Mick Jackson
Film Director
4-Oct-1943   The Bodyguard
Rona Jaffe
Author
12-Jun-1932 30-Dec-2005 Mazes & Monsters
Michael Patrick Jann
Film Director
15-May-1970   Reno 911!, The State
Scarlett Johansson
Actor
22-Nov-1984   Ghost World, Lost in Translation
Jane Kaczmarek
Actor
21-Dec-1955   Pleasantville
Lawrence Kasdan
Film/TV Producer
14-Jan-1949   The Big Chill
Garrison Keillor
Radio Personality
7-Aug-1942   A Prairie Home Companion
Ron Kirk
Politician
27-Jun-1954   US Trade Representative
David Koepp
Screenwriter
9-Jun-1963   Screenwriter, Jurassic Park
John Korty
Film Director
22-Jul-1936   The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Tony Kushner
Playwright
16-Jul-1956   Angels in America
Anne Lamott
Author
10-Apr-1954   Operating Instructions
David L. Lander
Actor
22-Jun-1947   Squiggy on Laverne & Shirley
Arthur Laurents
Playwright
14-Jul-1918 5-May-2011 West Side Story
Leon M. Lederman
Physicist
15-Jul-1922   Researcher of neutrinos
Carol Leifer
Comic
27-Jul-1956   Comic inspired Seinfeld's Elaine
Gerda Lerner
Historian
30-Apr-1920   The Woman in American History
Phil Lesh
Bassist
15-Mar-1940   Bassist for Grateful Dead
Lawrence Lessig
Attorney
3-Jun-1961   Constitutional and internet law
Matthew Lillard
Actor
24-Jan-1970   Scream, Scooby-Doo, SLC Punk
Richard Linklater
Film Director
30-Jul-1960   Slacker
Donal Logue
Actor
27-Feb-1966   Jimmy the Cab Driver
Scott Lowell
Actor
22-Feb-1965   Ted Schmidt on Queer as Folk
Lois Lowry
Author
19-Feb-1937   The Giver
Sidney Lumet
Film Director
25-Jun-1924 9-Apr-2011 Dog Day Afternoon
Princeton Lyman
Diplomat
20-Nov-1935   US Ambassador to South Africa, 1992-95
Norman Mailer
Author
31-Jan-1923 10-Nov-2007 Armies of the Night
Michael Mann
Film Director
5-Feb-1943   Manhunter
Moby
Electronic Musician
11-Sep-1965   Play
Michael Moore
Film Director
23-Apr-1954   Fahrenheit 9/11
Alanis Morissette
Singer
1-Jun-1974   Jagged Little Pill
Errol Morris
Film Director
5-Feb-1948   Documentary filmmaker
Rob Morrow
Actor
21-Sep-1962   Fleischman on Northern Exposure
Dennis Muren
Artist
1-Nov-1946   Special effects for Star Wars
Kathy Najimy
Actor
6-Feb-1957   Voice of Peggy on King of the Hill
Graham Nash
Musician
2-Feb-1942   Crosby, Stills, and Nash
Allan P. Newell
Business
c. 1946   Newell-Rubbermaid heir
Leonard Nimoy
Actor
26-Mar-1931   Commander Spock on Star Trek
Tim O'Reilly
Publisher
6-Jun-1954   Publisher, O'Reilly Media
Patton Oswalt
Comic
27-Jan-1969   Mr. Show, King of Queens
Nell Irvin Painter
Historian
2-Aug-1942   Creating Black Americans
Sara Paretsky
Novelist
8-Jun-1947   V. I. Warshawski detective novels
Eli Pariser
Activist
17-Dec-1980   MoveOn.org
Sean Penn
Actor
17-Aug-1960   Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Rhea Perlman
Actor
31-Mar-1948   Cheers
Mekhi Phifer
Actor
29-Dec-1974   Dr. Greg Pratt on E.R.
Bonnie Raitt
Singer
8-Nov-1949   Redhaired blueswoman
David Rakoff
Author
27-Nov-1964 9-Aug-2012 Don't Get Too Comfortable
David Rasche
Actor
7-Aug-1944   Sledge Hammer!
David Rees
Cartoonist
1972   Get Your War On
Rob Reiner
Actor
6-Mar-1947   Meathead
Paul Reiser
Actor
30-Mar-1957   Mad About You
Ryan Reynolds
Actor
23-Oct-1976   Van Wilder
Patricia Richardson
Actor
23-Feb-1951   Tim's wife on Home Improvement
Burton Richter
Physicist
22-Mar-1931   Co-Discoverer of J/psi meson
Deborah D. Rieman
Business
c. 1951   CEO of CheckPoint Software, 1995-99
Ron Rifkin
Actor
31-Oct-1939   Arvin Sloane on Alias
Ron Rivest
Computer Programmer
1947   The R in RSA
Tim Robbins
Actor
16-Oct-1958   The Player, Jacob's Ladder
Rebecca Romijn
Model
6-Nov-1972   Swimsuit supermodel
Richard Rorty
Philosopher
4-Oct-1931 8-Jun-2007 Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
Edwin E. Salpeter
Astronomer
3-Dec-1924 26-Nov-2008 Quantitative electron microscopic autoradiography
Herbert Sandler
Philanthropist
16-Nov-1931   Golden West Financial
Marion O. Sandler
Philanthropist
17-Oct-1930 1-Jun-2012 Golden West Financial
Susan Sarandon
Actor
4-Oct-1946   Louise in Thelma and Louise
John Sayles
Film Director
28-Sep-1950   The Secret of Roan Inish
Ed Schultz
Radio Personality
27-Jan-1954   Talk radio host
Kyra Sedgwick
Actor
19-Aug-1965   The Closer
Tony Shalhoub
Actor
9-Oct-1953   Monk
Martin Sheen
Actor
3-Aug-1940   The West Wing
Wil Shipley
Computer Programmer
16-Oct-1969   The Omni Group, Delicious Monster
Ione Skye
Actor
4-Sep-1971   Say Anything
Alan Sokal
Hoaxer
1955   Transgressing the Boundaries
Aaron Sorkin
Author
9-Jun-1961   The West Wing, Sports Night
George Soros
Business
12-Aug-1930   Financial speculator
Hal Sparks
Actor
25-Sep-1969   Michael Novotny on Queer as Folk
Art Spiegelman
Cartoonist
15-Feb-1948   Maus
Jack Steinberger
Physicist
25-May-1921   Researcher of neutrinos
Julia Stiles
Actor
28-Mar-1981   10 Things I Hate About You
Michael Stipe
Musician
4-Jan-1960   Lead singer of R.E.M.
Mike Stoller
Songwriter
13-Mar-1933   Hitmaker for Elvis
Rider Strong
Actor
11-Dec-1979   Shawn on Boy Meets World
Deborah Tannen
Linguist
7-Jun-1951   You Just Don't Understand
Sheri S. Tepper
Author
16-Jul-1929   The Gate to Women's Country
Heather Thomas
Actor
8-Sep-1957   Jody Banks on The Fall Guy
Lily Tomlin
Actor
1-Sep-1939   Laugh-In
Gus Van Sant
Film Director
24-Jul-1952   My Own Private Idaho
Eddie Vedder
Singer
23-Dec-1964   Lead singer, Pearl Jam
John Warnock
Computer Programmer
6-Oct-1940   Co-Founder of Adobe
Steven Weber
Actor
4-Mar-1961   Brian Hackett on Wings
Jann Wenner
Business
7-Jan-1946   Publisher of Rolling Stone magazine
Terry Winograd
Scientist
24-Feb-1946   Understanding Natural Language
Edward Witten
Physicist
26-Aug-1951   String theorist at Princeton
Tobias Wolff
Author
19-Jun-1945   The Barracks Thief
Howard Wolfson
Government
c. 1967   Hillary Clinton campaign spokesman
Steve Wozniak
Computer Programmer
11-Aug-1950   Co-Founder of Apple Computer
Phil Zimmermann
Computer Programmer
12-Feb-1954   Creator of PGP


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