Celebrity endorsements in the 2012 presidential campaign


George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks, Gwyneth Paltrow, producer Harvey Weinstein and many others in the film industry have already endorsed Obama. Some, such as Scarlett Johansson, have acknowledged they were disappointed somewhat by Obama’s first term, while adding they want him to win next year.

Meanwhile, only a few bold-faced names on the GOP side have picked their favorites in the Republican presidential primary.

Click through the following pages to see which famous faces have spoken out for which candidate.

Backing the GOP:

Stephen Baldwin | Pat Boone | Dean Cain | Russell Crowe | Jon Cryer
Clint Eastwood | Kelsey Grammer | Producer Craig Haffner | Vanilla Ice 
Retired speed skater Dan Jansen | Author Dean Koontz | Barry Manilow 
Dennis Miller | Chuck Norris | Wayne Newton | Nick Searcy | Gene Simmons 
Gary Sinise | Doug Stanhope | Ben Stein | Janine Turner | Vince Vaughn 
Jon Voight | Hank Williams Jr.

Backing Democrats:
George Clooney | Ari Emanuel | Will Ferrell | Jamie Foxx | Morgan Freeman 
Lady Gaga | Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas | Tom Hanks 
Scarlett Johansson | Rashida Jones | Jeffrey Katzenberg | Eva Longoria 
Gwyneth Paltrow | Sarah Jessica Parker | Julia Roberts | Will Smith 
Steven Spielberg | Harvey Weinstein | Oprah Winfrey | Anna Wintour