Spotlight: Richard Curtis's Charity Work

Spotlight: Richard Curtis's Charity Work
Born in New Zealand, Richard Curtis is the director and/or writer of films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill and Love Actually, as well as the hit sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean.

He is a founder of both Comic Relief and Make Poverty History and organised the Live 8 concerts with Bob Geldof to publicise poverty, particularly in Africa, and pressure G8 leaders to adopt his proposals for ending it.

Charities & foundations supported

Richard Curtis has supported the following charities:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Americacharity:waterComic ReliefGlobal GoalsLive 8Make Poverty HistoryMo Farah FoundationUNICEFUnited Nations Development Programme Read more about Richard Curtis's charity work and events. Related articles The Spy Who Loved Me For CharityRed Nose Day TV Special Breaks RecordsEddie Izzard Completes 43 Marathons For CharityBritish Celebrity Show Benefits Malaria No MoreBritish Stars Back Robin Hood Tax For Charity

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