Some celebrities believe in God.

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Some celebrities do not believe in God.

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Cool, right?

Here are 23 famous people who you won’t see on their knees in church anytime soon.


Woody Allen

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“Not only is God dead, but just try to find a plumber on weekends.” – Woody Allen


Hugh Hefner

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“It’s perfectly clear to me that religion is a myth. It’s something we have invented to explain the inexplicable.” – Hugh Hefner


Joaquin Phoenix

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“I don’t believe in God. I don’t believe in afterlife. I don’t believe in soul.” – Joaquin Phoenix


David Cross

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“I was born Jewish, but I am an atheist. I don’t believe in God.” – David Cross


Daniel Radcliffe

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“I’m an atheist, but I’m very relaxed about it. I don’t preach my atheism, but I have a huge amount of respect for people like Richard Dawkins who do.” – Daniel Radcliffe


Kathy Griffin

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“A lot of people come up here and they thank Jesus for this award. I want you to know that no one had less to do with this award than Jesus. He didn’t help me a bit. … So all I can say is suck it, Jesus. This award is my god now.” – Kathy Griffin


Brad Pitt

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“I’m 20% atheist and 80% agnostic.” – Brad Pitt


Morgan Freeman

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Morgan believes man invented God. “My opinion does not question the existence of God, merely how we arrived at the existence of God,” Freeman said.


Julianne Moore

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Asked what she’d want to hear God say at the pearly gates, she responded, “Well, I guess you were wrong. I do exist.”


Kiera Knightly

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“If only I wasn’t an atheist, I could get away with anything.” – Kiera Knightly


Jodie Foster

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“How can you ask me to believe in God when there’s absolutely no evidence that I can see?” – Jodie Foster


Sir Ian McKellan

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“I’m an atheist. So God, if She exists, isn’t really a part of my life.” – Sir Ian McKellen


Emma Thompson

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“I’m an atheist; I suppose you can call me a sort of libertarian anarchist. I regard religion with fear and suspicion.” – Emma Thompson


Billy Joel

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“I’m an atheist.” – Billy Joel


Seth MacFarlane

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“We have to be [vocal about atheism] because all of Because of all the mysticism and stuff that’s gotten so popular.” – Seth MacFarlane


Kevin Bacon

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“I don’t believe in God, but if I did, I would say that sex is a God-given right.” – Kevin Bacon


Ricky Gervais

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“It’s a strange myth that atheists have nothing to live for. It’s the opposite. We have nothing to die for; we have everything to live for.” – Ricky Gervais


Helen Mirren

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“I am quite spiritual, but I do not believe in God.” – Helen Mirren


Patton Oswalt

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“My feelings on religion are starting to morph. I’m still very much an atheist, except that I don’t necessarily see religion as being a bad thing…” – Patton Oswalt


Bill Maher

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“There is no great religion. They are all stupid and dangerous and we should insult them.” – Bill Maher


Larry King

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“I don’t buy it. I think the only reason for religion is death. If you didn’t die, there’d be no religion.” – Larry King


Howard Stern

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“I hate to break it to you, but there is no God. Here’s what happens when you die: you sit in a box and get eaten by worms.” – Howard Stern


Barry Manilow

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When asked if Barry believed in God, he responded saying, “Yes, his name is Clive Davis, and he’s the head of my record company.”