Celebrity Champions Speak Out

You know them from the entertainment and sports worlds — we know them as Alzheimer's Association champions. Listen as they share their personal connections to the disease to help break down stigma and raise awareness.

Alzheimer's Association Celebrity Champions are public figures using their voices to support the fight to end Alzheimer's.

Samuel L. Jackson

Nina Garcia

"I hope sharing my story will encourage others to take action."

-Nina Garcia, fashion journalist

Laurie Hernandez

David Hyde Pierce

Rita Wilson

Terrell Owens

“I raise Alzheimer’s awareness to help others going through what I went through."

-Terrell Owens, former pro-athlete

Richard Lui

Liz Hernandez

Sarah Rafferty

Peter Gallagher

Judy Greer

Tony Hawk

"Everyone should care about the fight against Alzheimer’s. It affects so many of us."

-Tony Hawk, athlete

Candace Parker

Joey McIntyre

Katie Lowes

Marcia Gay Harden

"My connection to Alzheimer's is personal. I want to be part of the solution."

-Marcia Gay Harden, actress

Anthony Anderson

Janel Parrish

Victor Garber

Wayne Brady

In Memoriam

We honor our Celebrity Champions who are no longer with us and are forever grateful for their contributions to the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia.

Coach Frank Broyles

Glen Campbell

Dwight Clark

Olympia Dukakis

Phyllis George

Bud Harrelson

Ken Howard

Rafer Johnson

Garry Marshall

Penny Marshall

Robert Morse

B. Smith