Clooney, Legend, 'Wire' star among attendees at Obama state dinner

If President Obama didn't have enough big names at his last dinner honoring South Korea in October, he sure is making up for it as he honors British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday night.

Actors George Clooney and Damien Lewis (the star of one of Obama's favorite shows, "Homeland") are expected to attend the black-tie dinner. They will be alongside singer John Legend, movie studio boss Harvey Weinstein, Richard Branson and billionaire Warren Buffett (minus his much publicized secretary.)

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Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who happens to be one of Obama's biggest campaign bundlers and born in England, will be on hand, as will other media-types, including Charlie Rose and Gwen Ifill of PBS.

Lots of lawmakers in the house, too: Sens. John KerryJohn Forbes KerryFeehery: Oprah Dem presidential bid unlikely Dem hopefuls flock to Iowa Change in Iran will only come from its people — not the United States MORE (D-Mass.), Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillNSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Senate campaign fundraising reports roll in Dems search for winning playbook MORE (D-Mo.) and Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerDemocrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration White House: Trump remarks didn't derail shutdown talks Schumer defends Durbin after GOP senator questions account of Trump meeting MORE (D-N.Y.), along with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

Mumford and Sons will perform at the dinner, which will also be attended by Carey Mulligan, Idris Elba of "The Wire" (another of Obama's favorite shows) and Hugh Bonneville of "Downton Abbey."