Dame Elizabeth Taylor Taylor’s famous violet eyes are hard to miss in this photo. She was the first actress to be paid $1 Million for her title role in the movie “Cleopatra”. Since retiring from her film career, Taylor has worked to further humanitarian causes, most notably being an AIDS advocate at a time when many other celebrities shied away from the cause. Date: 1951. Photographer: Unknown.
For her humanitarian work especially with AIDS patients when there was still fear of just being in the same room. She showed everyone it was safe. She also brought attention to the use of landmines during war and tried to get them banned from use.
Annie Lennox - Known for her humanitarian work in the area of AIDS awareness; aid and awareness of the plight of children in African; partnerships with Amnesty International, Greenpeace, Nelson Mandela 46664 campaign and Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), both of which are human rights groups which seek education and health care for those affected by HIV; protest of the Gaza War; the Burma Campaign, whichaddresses the suffering in Burma and promotes democratization, etc.
Jessica Lange: In addition to acting, Lange is a photographer with two published works,and is a humanitarian, holding a position as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, specializing in the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Congo and Russia.
The Divorce of Prince Charles & Princess Diana in 1996 did not slow down Diana’s charity work. She supported charities with hard work, affection & warmth (a characteristic she passed on to both her sons). In 1996 she received the Humanitarian award for her work with people with AIDS & Cancer. In 1997 she began a hands-on campaign to have a world free of landmines. Source of Art: Isha Trivedi, Creative Director, Aatman Innovations Pvt, LTD, Mumbai, India, 2013.