Famous Atheists/Agnostics - List of Famous Atheists/Agnostics

While many people around the world are religious and believe that gods are responsible for happiness and prosperity, some are of the opinion that a man writes his own destiny. You will be surprised to know that many great achievers of today are agnostic. Academy Award winner Jack Nicholson, known for his iconic ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’, ‘The Shining’ and ‘The Departed’ once said ‘I don’t believe in god now but can still work up an envy for someone who has a faith. I can see how that could be a deeply soothing experience.’ Interviews with ‘Apple’ co-founder Steve Wozniak have revealed that the famous entrepreneur is neither an atheist nor agnostic. Legendary musician and ‘Beatles’ member John Lennon was agnostic too. The lyrics of the hit single ‘Imagine’ spoke volumes about his agnostic side. Actor Bruce Lee, known for his films like ‘Enter The Dragon’ and acclaimed stand-up comedian George Carlin are two other famous celebrities who question the existence of god. The quotes of these famous people prove that not everybody believes that god is a supreme power who drives this world. We have compiled a list of famous personalities who are agnostic. This list also includes some of your favorite celebrities. While some ardent believers may criticize these celebrities for not being thankful to almighty, these individuals have their own reasons for being atheist/agnostic.

Bruce Lee, Jim Carrey and Jack Nicholson are a few of these agnostic celebrities

The Most Famous Atheists/Agnostics

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Brad PittDecember 18, 1963AmericanBrad Pitt is a famous American actor, known for his movies, ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’, and ‘World War Z’
Morgan FreemanJune 1, 1937AmericanMorgan Freeman is an Academy Award winning actor known for his work in movies like ‘Street Smart’, ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby’
Joaquin PhoenixOctober 28, 1974AmericanJoaquin Phoenix is a famed actor of Hollywood known for the films, ‘Walk the Line’ and ‘Gladiator’
Keanu ReevesSeptember 2, 1964Canadian, LebaneseKnown for his impeccable character of ‘Neo’ in ‘The Matrix’ trilogy, Keanu Reeves is a Canadian-American actor who has done a variety of roles in Hollywood movies.
Stephen FryAugust 24, 1957BritishStephen Fry is a comedian, actor, author, television and radio presenter
Paul DiracAugust 8, 1902BritishPaul Dirac was an English theoretical physicist known for his contributions to quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics
Paul BettanyMay 27, 1971BritishPaul Bettany is a British actor best recognized for his voice role in the film ‘Iron Man.’
John SteinbeckFebruary 27, 1902AmericanJohn Steinbeck was a celebrated American writer famous for his novel, ‘The Grapes of Wrath’
Marie CurieNovember 7, 1867PolishMarie Curie was a Physicist and Chemist, who was world renowned for her work on radioactivity
Stanley KubrickJuly 26, 1928AmericanStanley Kubrick was a screenwriter and film director known for his movies like ‘The Clockwork Orange’ and ‘The Shining’
Paul Bettany

Paul Bettany

Paul Bettany is a British actor best recognized for his voice role in the film ‘Iron Man.’

BritishMay 27, 1971319 views

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee was one of the most iconic martial arts instructors who elevated the popularity of the combat practice in the world

ChineseNovember 27, 1940151 views

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt is a famous American actor, known for his movies, ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’, and ‘World War Z’

AmericanDecember 18, 1963872 views

Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly is a Scottish actor, musician and stand-up comedian

ScottishNovember 24, 1942185 views

Robert Altman

Robert Altman was an American film director who was known for his nonconformist style of direction

AmericanFebruary 20, 1925125 views

John Huston

John Huston was an Academy Award winning American film director, screenwriter and actor

AmericanAugust 5, 1906208 views

Burt Lancaster

Burt Lancaster was one of the most brilliant actors of the American film industry

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is one of the most celebrated film stars all around the world

AmericanJune 4, 1975139 views

Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney is an award winning journalist best known for his work with the CBS News program 60 Minutes

AmericanJanuary 14, 1919127 views

Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem is a renowned Spanish actor

SpanishMarch 1, 1969154 views