James Cromwell Takes on NIH Lab ‘American Horror Story’

James Cromwell Takes on NIH Lab ‘American Horror Story’ Aug 31, 2020

Nearly 10,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) employees received a voicemail last week from Emmy Award–winning star of FX’s American Horror Story James Cromwell, who delivered a message on PETA’s behalf. More
Global Superstars Demand End to Animal Mistreatment

Global Superstars Demand End to Animal Mistreatment Aug 7, 2020

Ricky Gervais, pop star Mýa, actors Dame Judi Dench, Olivia Newton-John and Tzi Ma, and renowned conservationist Dame Jane Goodall have come together to record an impassioned video calling for a reset of humanity’s relationship with nature in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis and its zoonotic origins. However it’s two baby bears who have stolen the spotlight. More
James Cromwell Arrested Protesting University Dog Laboratory in Texas

James Cromwell Arrested Protesting University Dog Laboratory in Texas Nov 4, 2019

Emmy winner and Oscar nominee James Cromwell was arrested during a PETA protest at Texas A&M University’s (TAMU) Board of Regents meeting on Thursday while calling on the school to shut down the TAMU laboratory where golden retrievers and other dogs who were bred to have canine muscular dystrophy struggle to walk, swallow, and even breathe. More
Designated Survivor Star Kal Penn and Other Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Circus Bill

Designated Survivor Star Kal Penn and Other Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Circus Bill Jun 11, 2019

Actors, directors, and musicians are backing a bill to end the suffering of wild and exotic animals in traveling shows, which was showcased with a livestream launch event in Congress on May 21. More
Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Bill To End Circus Animal Suffering Across The US

Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Bill To End Circus Animal Suffering Across The US May 29, 2019

Actors, directors, and musicians are backing a bill to end the suffering of wild and exotic animals in traveling shows, which was launched in Congress on Tuesday, May 21. More
Stars Call On McDonald’s To Stop Animal Cruelty

Stars Call On McDonald’s To Stop Animal Cruelty May 23, 2019

Days before McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting on May 23, a cast of 25 celebrities is urging the company to address its animal cruelty problem in a More
Celebrities Unite in Call For Move Away From Animal Research

Celebrities Unite in Call For Move Away From Animal Research Apr 23, 2019

Ahead of World Day for Laboratory Animals on 24 April, more than 60 academics, scientists, institutions, companies, organisations and celebrities have signed up to a new Declaration for Advanced Science. More
Pink Questions SeaWorld Executives on PETA’s Behalf at Annual Meeting

Pink Questions SeaWorld Executives on PETA’s Behalf at Annual Meeting Jun 14, 2018

Grammy winner P!nk spoke out against SeaWorld during its online annual shareholder meeting this week by calling on the company to build coastal sanctuaries for the long-suffering orcas it holds captive. More
James Cromwell Like You’ve Never Seen Him: Actor Films New Ad For PETA

James Cromwell Like You’ve Never Seen Him: Actor Films New Ad For PETA May 1, 2018

“By now, you’ve probably been told to go vegan. Right?” begins James Cromwell in a new video for PETA, in which he solemnly lists the numerous reasons why he’s been vegan for decades — from kindness to animals and a smaller carbon footprint to a boost in health. More
Celebrities Support US Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circus Acts

Celebrities Support US Bill To Ban Wild Animal Circus Acts Apr 27, 2018

Ricky Gervais, Pamela Anderson, Joanna Lumley, Shelley Morrison, and Marilu Henner are among a host of international stars supporting a campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to end the suffering of wild animals in travelling circuses in the United States, through the passing of H.R. 1759, the Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Act (TEAPSPA). More
James Cromwell Honored With PETA's Hero To Animals Award

James Cromwell Honored With PETA's Hero To Animals Award Jan 16, 2018

Last week, at the height of awards season, film and television icon James Cromwell received PETA's annual Hero to Animals Award for his lifetime of activism at a special dinner at Sublime Restaurant & Bar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. More
James Cromwell To Be Honored At Private Awards-Season Bash At Sublime

James Cromwell To Be Honored At Private Awards-Season Bash At Sublime Jan 11, 2018

It’s the height of the awards season, and film and television icon James Cromwell is to receive PETA's annual Hero to Animals Award at a special dinner honoring him on Thursday at South Florida’s Sublime Restaurant & Bar. More
James Cromwell Leads PETA Protest Against SeaWorld

James Cromwell Leads PETA Protest Against SeaWorld Jul 26, 2017

Armed with a megaphone and wearing a shirt proclaiming, “SeaWorld Sucks,” Academy Award nominee James Cromwell has led a group of PETA supporters in a takeover of SeaWorld’s “Orca Encounter” show, telling visitors about the company’s history of premature orca deaths. More
James Cromwell Goes To Jail To Fight Fracking

James Cromwell Goes To Jail To Fight Fracking Jul 25, 2017

In December 2015, actor and environmentalist James Cromwell and five other activists were arrested for chaining themselves together to block the entrance of a power plant construction site in Wawayanda, New York, which lasted for almost a half hour. Instead of paying a fine for the offence, Cromwell chose a seven-day jail sentence, which began July 14, 2017, in the hopes of bringing more attention to the matter. More
Shameless Star Emma Kenney Calls On Viewers To Ditch Meat In Powerful New Video

Shameless Star Emma Kenney Calls On Viewers To Ditch Meat In Powerful New Video Jul 4, 2017

Emma Kenney — currently filming season 8 of the hit Showtime series Shameless — is teaming up with Mercy For Animals to expose the animal cruelty and environmental devastation caused by factory farming. More
James Cromwell Wants You To Give Pigs A Break This Easter

James Cromwell Wants You To Give Pigs A Break This Easter Apr 13, 2017

Just in time for Easter, Babe star James Cromwell is hitting the airwaves in some of the country’s most “Bible-minded” cities to encourage Christians to celebrate a ham-free Easter. More
Farm Sanctuary Celebrates 30 Years With Star-Studded Gala

Farm Sanctuary Celebrates 30 Years With Star-Studded Gala Nov 16, 2016

Farm Sanctuary's 30th Anniversary Gala brought out the compassion in Angelenos, celebrities and animal advocates from across the region and country-wide to celebrate 30 years of rescue, education and advocacy for farm animals, the largest population of abused animals on Earth. More
Sharon Stone And James Cromwell To Tackle Cyber-Bullying In The Principle

Sharon Stone And James Cromwell To Tackle Cyber-Bullying In The Principle Jan 15, 2016

“One of the greatest ways to capture the attention and teach our world about the devastating effect of bullying is through film. One healing film that goes viral can quickly impact more hearts and minds than one million classes on the subject,” says John Viscount, creator of the powerful new screenplay The Principle. More
James Cromwell Speaks To Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

James Cromwell Speaks To Student Animal Legal Defense Fund Nov 23, 2015

Award-winning actor James Cromwell met with Cardozo School of Law’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapter to discuss his journey to animal activism. More
Stars Call On Ringling To Retire All Exotic Animals

Stars Call On Ringling To Retire All Exotic Animals Oct 13, 2015

What do Anjelica Huston, Joaquin Phoenix, William H. Macy, George Lopez, RZA, James Cromwell, Tony Hawk, Jason Biggs, and Pamela Anderson all have in common? More
Anjelica Huston And Pamela Anderson Host PETA's 35th Anniversary Gala

Anjelica Huston And Pamela Anderson Host PETA's 35th Anniversary Gala Oct 1, 2015

Sir Paul McCartney – joined by Beck – performed for a sell-out, star-studded crowd Wednesday night at PETA US’ 35th anniversary gala at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. More
Stars Appeal To US Fish And Wildlife Service Over Killing Of Cecil The Lion

Stars Appeal To US Fish And Wildlife Service Over Killing Of Cecil The Lion Aug 3, 2015

Appalled by the tragedy surrounding Cecil the lion, who was killed by an American trophy hunter in Zimbabwe, celebrities from around the world are urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to finalize its proposed rule to protect African lions under the Endangered Species Act. More
Congress Moves To Help Lab Monkeys

Congress Moves To Help Lab Monkeys Jun 29, 2015

Congress has taken action to put cruel psychological experiments on infant monkeys at the National Institutes of Health and other NIH experiments under the microscope, following pleas from Dr. Jane Goodall, Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell, and TV icon Bob Barker. More
Bob Barker To Congress: Stop NIH's Cruel Experiments On Baby Monkeys

Bob Barker To Congress: Stop NIH's Cruel Experiments On Baby Monkeys May 12, 2015

As Congress deliberates the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) budget bill for next year, every single member will receive a video message starring Bob Barker — but it’s no The Price Is Right retrospective. More
James Cromwell: Watch My Disturbing Horse-Racing Video And Skip The Derby Parties

James Cromwell: Watch My Disturbing Horse-Racing Video And Skip The Derby Parties May 1, 2015

With the Kentucky Derby set to kick off the Triple Crown this weekend, James Cromwell is making his first (and only) bet: “I bet you that at least three horses will be killed on a racetrack today,” the Emmy Award–winning actor begins in his new video for PETA. More
James Cromwell: Switch State Beverage From Milk To Apple Cider

James Cromwell: Switch State Beverage From Milk To Apple Cider Mar 2, 2015

Last week, award-winning actor and former Vermonter James Cromwell sent a letter on PETA's behalf to Vermont’s governor, Peter Shumlin, asking him to consider changing the state beverage from dairy milk to apple cider. More
Sam Simon Named As Honorary Director Of PETA

Sam Simon Named As Honorary Director Of PETA Feb 6, 2015

Sam Simon — co-creator of The Simpsons and renowned philanthropist— has been named an honorary director of PETA. More
James Cromwell To Spend 75th Birthday Protesting Cruel Experiments On Monkeys

James Cromwell To Spend 75th Birthday Protesting Cruel Experiments On Monkeys Jan 28, 2015

Academy Award nominee and longtime PETA activist James Cromwell has big plans for his 75th birthday — moderating PETA’s Capitol Hill congressional briefing on the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) maternal-deprivation experiments on baby monkeys. More
Peter Gabriel Lashes Out At Air France Over Animal Cruelty

Peter Gabriel Lashes Out At Air France Over Animal Cruelty May 21, 2014

Fresh from his induction as a solo artist into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Peter Gabriel is the latest celebrity to fire off a letter on PETA's behalf calling on Air France to stop transporting monkeys to laboratories, where they are caged, experimented on and killed. More
Jane Goodall Joins Protests Against Air France

Jane Goodall Joins Protests Against Air France May 15, 2014

Globally renowned primate expert Dr. Jane Goodall has fired off an e-mail on PETA's behalf to Alexandre de Juniac, chair and chief executive officer of Air France, urging him to end the company’s shipment of monkeys to laboratories, where they are caged, poisoned, crippled, and then killed. More