American Program Bureau A Global Speaker, Celebrity & Entertainment Agency

Celebrity & Entertainment


APB's diverse list of film speakers includes some of the profession's most noted actors, directors, and writers. Whether you are looking for a notable face to draw attendance or a celebrity to champion your cause, APB's speakers on film will provide the perfect keynote for your event.


Award-Winning Actress & Best-Selling Author

Speaker Jamie Lee Curtis has demonstrated her versatility as an actress with roles in such films as Halloween. She is also the author of eight children's books.

Award-Winning Actress

Angela Bassett is known for her emotional performances on screen in such films as Malcolm X and How Stella Got Her Groove Back. She offers a powerful, inspirational message to women.

Documentarian & Emmy-Winning Producer

Stanley Nelson, an Emmy-winning MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and member of the Academy of Motion Picture Art & Sciences, is the director of thirteen documentary features. Nelson is a frequent speaker on new media and the “digital future” for...

Award-Winning Actress & Activist

Rarely do we encounter an actress with such a remarkable range of talents and scope of emotion than that of Najimy. Seen in over 25 films such as Sister Act and The Wedding Planner, she is an AIDS activist and enthusiastic...

Award-Winning Actress & Activist

Known for her performance in the 1992 blockbuster Basic Instinct, speaker Sharon Stone supports organizations that serve the lesbian, gay and HIV/AIDS community.

Actress & Animal Rights Activist

Best known as "Cher" from the popular movie Clueless, speaker Alicia Silverstone is an avid animal rights activist. She was named PETA's Sexiest Vegan.


An accomplished actress in a career that shows no signs of slowing down, Andie MacDowell is known worldwide for her undeniable charm, talent, and versatility.

Environmental Advocate & Water Policy Expert

A globally recognized advocate on water quality and policy, speaker Alexandra Cousteau continues the work of her grandfather Jacques-Yves and father Philippe Cousteau.

Foremost Expert on Asian Pop Culture

Stu Levy is an international entrepreneur, producer, director and writer across mediums including graphic novels, film, television and new media. Founder of the pioneering media company TOKYOPOP, Levy is known for establishing the manga...

Emmy Award-Winning Actress

Emmy-winning Alfre Woodard has acted in Desperate Housewives and The Practice. She co-founded Artists for New South Africa, a nonprofit promoting AIDS awareness.

Award-Winning Actor

A versatile actor on screen, stage, and television, speaker Michael York is an authority on Shakespeare, the poetry of Rudyard Kipling, and the history and art of acting.

Actress & Comedian

Speaker Lily Tomlin's success as a comedian and actress has spanned a range of media for decades. In her entertaining keynotes, she recalls her career with candor and charm.


Speaker Harry Belafonte has been called the consummate entertainer. His distinguished career spans music, film, TV and the stage, and he is a passionate keynote speaker on civil and human rights.

Golden Globe-Nominated Actress, Producer & Director

Penny Marshall is an American Golden Globe-nominated actress, producer and director, as well as a sought after keynote speaker. She was the first woman to direct two films that grossed over $100 million each --Big and A League of Their...

Actor & Producer

From the Boston suburbs of Dorchester to the big screens of Hollywood, speaker Donnie Wahlberg has forged a formidable career as a singer, actor, and film producer.

Director of Food, Inc.

Director Robert Kenner has won several awards and garnered rave reviews for his documentary work exposing some of today's least talked of, but most impactful, social and environmental issues. Considered a craftsman of documentaries, Kenner is...

Producer, Director & Screenwriter

Producer, director and screenwriter John Singleton has helped to create some of the more prominent and esteemed black films in the past decade.

Subject of "The Rookie"

Jim “The Rookie” Morris’ inspirational and transformational message about following your dreams and having a game plan for success connects with audiences, young and old, male and female. His life story is the inspiration behind the Walt Disney...

Comedian, Actor & Writer

One of Hollywood's most entertaining funnymen, Tom Arnold is a Golden Globe-winning writer and producer. Sober for 20 years, he shares his story of addiction and recovery.

Actor, Ugly Betty / Education Advocate

With an acting career in film, television, and theater spanning almost thirty years, Plana currently stars on the hit series Ugly Betty. A former teacher, he maintains his passion for education, serving the Latino community through...

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