Barack Obama's Hollywood Backers

Barack Obama's Hollywood Backers

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Four-time Oscar-nominated actor, Morgan Freeman gave $2,300 to Obama in the first quarter.
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Freeman took home an Academy Award in 2005 for his role in "Million Dollar Baby."  He also starred in such movie classics as "Driving Miss Daisy," "Shawshank
Ben Stiller, most recently seen in "Night at the Museum" and famous for his roles in "There's Something About Mary" and "Meet the Parents," is a repeated donor to the 2008 Democratic presidential candidates.
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The director extraordinaire, along with Geffen and Jeffrey Katzenberg, hosted the Hollywood bash that brought in $1.3 million to Obama's presidential bid. The director turned producer has been behind numerous blockbusters, including "E.T.," the "Back to the Future" series, the "Jurassic Park" series, "Schindler's List" and "Munich." He even has a stake in this year's Oscars, having been one of the producers on "Letters From Iwo Jima." (ABC News)
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