A list of some of our Celebrity Supporters.

Dr. Jane Goodall and dog

Dr. Jane Goodall

Activist

Known around the world for her ground-breaking and tireless work with chimpanzees, Dr. Jane Goodall is equally committed to saving the lives of companion animals.

The founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Messenger of ...

Elisabeth Rohm and husky dog

Elisabeth Rohm

Actress | Director

Elisabeth Rohm and her adopted dog, Blue, have joined Best Friends Animal Society’s Save Them All campaign, featuring celebrities posed with their very own rescued dogs and/or cats in support of the Save Them All call to action.

"I can't ...

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

Actress | Comedian | Talk Show Host

A vocal advocate for all animals, actress, comedian, writer, Emmy-winner and beloved talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres has lent her support to Best Friends for over a decade.  From filming a PSA from the Green Room of "The Tonight Show" back in ...

Emma Kenney

Emma Kenney

Actress

Emma currently stars as Debbie Gallagher on Showtime’s hit series “Shameless”. She was last on the silver screen, as a voice in the hit Disney movie, Epic. Born in Manhattan, Emma Kenney realized her passion for performing at age four ...

Emmy Rossum and small dog

Emmy Rossum

Actress

Emmy Rossum and her adopted dog, Pepper, have joined Best Friends Animal Society’s Save Them All campaign, featuring celebrities posed with their very own rescued dogs and/or cats in support of the Save Them All call to action.

“The ...

Emmylou Harris and white dog at Best Friends Lint Roller Party

Emmylou Harris

Singer/Songwriter

Twelve-time Grammy winner and iconic singer/songwriter Emmylou Harris is an animal lover through and through. In addition to being a long-time Best Friends supporter, she founded Bonaparte's ...

Hawk Koch

Hawk and Molly Koch

Producer | Director

Producer, director, President of the Producers Guild and former head of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Hawk Koch, is honored to also serve as a Best Friends supporter. Hawk's wife Molly holds a seat on Best Friends'

Hilary Swank, a supporter of Best Friends Animal Society, and pitbull at NKLA event

Hilary Swank

Actress | Producer

Award-winning actress/producer Hilary Swank is an accomplished storyteller with more than 20 years in the entertainment business.

Her breakout role as Brandon Teena in the 1999 drama “Boy’s Don’t Cry” earned her an Oscar® for Best ...

Ian Somerhalder and pitbull

Ian Somerhalder

Actor

Star of the CW television show "The Vampire Diaries," and early episodes of the cult favorite "Lost," actor Ian Somerhalder plays another important role - animal advocate. In addition to supporting Best Friends' efforts, he created the Ian Somerhalder ...

J.D. Souther and two dog kissing his face

J.D. Souther

Singer | Actor

Legendary songwriter and actor J.D. Souther is a longtime friend of Best Friends Animal Society. He has always had a house full of mutts, most recently his two boys, Jake and Doc. John David was critical to the early success of Best Friends in Los ...

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