As the world becomes increasingly aware of the global impact of AIDS, many important figures have gotten involved in the fight against this deadly disease. Celebrities of all stripes have signed on for the cause, raising money for research, raising awareness, and speaking out for those affected by the virus. Here's our group of celebrity AIDS activists.
Film Actress / 1932 - 2011
Actress Elizabeth Taylor starred in films like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Butterfield 8, but was just as famous for her violet eyes and scandalous love life.
Songwriter, Singer / 1947 -
Elton John is a British singer, pianist and composer who was one of the most popular musicians of the 20th century. Along with selling more than 250 million records he has found success on Broadway, composing the music score for the Tony award winning hit Billy Elliot (2008).
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After over 40 years of recording and over 220 million in album sales, the original trio of brothers—Barry, Robin (1949-2012), and Maurice Gibb (1949-2003)—has sadly been reduced to one, yet the Bee Gees' music will live forever on dance floors with unforgettable hits such as "Jive Talkin,'" "How Deep Is Your Love," and "Stayin' Alive."
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