A Guide to the White House Correspondents' Dinner Celebrity Guest List

Film, TV and stage stars are slated to attend the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Steven Spielberg, shown here at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles, will be among the celebrities at this year's White House Corespondents' Dinner.
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Her host: Thomson Reuters
Washington ties: Played late liberal columnist Molly Ivins in "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins," at Washington's Arena Stage Ashley Judd


How you know her: Actress on "Missing" and "Olympus Has Fallen"
Her host: USA Today
Washington ties: Campaigned for Obama; considered but decided not to run for a Kentucky U.S. Senate seat Jon Bon Jovi


How you know him: Lead Singer of Bon Jovi
His host: Huffington Post
Washington ties: Campaigned for Obama, played a concert for his campaign volunteers Kristin Chenoweth


How you know her: Stage and screen actress, most recently in appearing in "The Good Wife"
Her host: USA Today
Washington ties: Donated $500 to the Obama Victory Fund, attended a White House state dinner for Queen Elizabeth Hayden Panettiere


How you know her: Actress on "Nashville"
Her host: ABC/ABC News
Washington ties: Has lobbied in Washington to end whale hunting Connie Britton


How you know her: Actress on "Fright Night Lights" and "Nashville"
Her host: ABC/ABC News
Washington ties: Ripped on Mitt Romney's use of a "Friday Night Lights" tagline in a pro-Obama op-ed in USA Today Tracy Morgan


How you know him: Actor on "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock"
His host: NPR
Washington ties: Has said some weird things about politics and Obama, presumably in jest Gabby Douglas


Where you know her: The "flying squirrel" the gold medal U.S. women's gymnastics Olympic team
Her host: Time/Fortune
Washington ties: Scolded by Michelle Obama for her eating habits on the "Tonight Show" Eric Stonestreet


How you know him: Actor on "Modern Family"
His host: ABC/ABC News
Washington ties: Both Obama and Mitt Romney said they were fans of his show Elizabeth Banks


How you know her: Actress, "30 Rock" and "Hunger Games"
Her host: CNN
Washington ties: Played Laura Bush in "W," Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic Olivia Munn


How you know her: Actress on "The Newsroom" and a former correspondent for "The Daily Show"
Her host: Daily Beast
Washington ties: Filmed a get-out-the-vote video for Obama for America Kate Walsh


Where you know her: Actress on "Grey's Anatomy" and "Private Practice"
Her host: USA Today
Washington ties: Spotted on Capitol Hill this week lobbying for clean energy with the ocean conservation group Oceana Fred Armisen


How you know him: Actor on "Portlandia" and "Saturday Night Live"
His host: Thomson Reuters
Washington ties: Impersonated Obama on "Saturday Night Live" Jeremy Renner


How you know him: Actor, the Avengers
His host: Thomson Reuters
Washington ties: Interviewed by The Hill, once Josh Gad


How you know him: Actor on television ("1600 Penn") and Broadway ("Book of Mormon")
His host: USA Today
Washington ties: Plays the president's endearingly oblivious son on "1600 Penn," which was created by a former Obama speechwriter Sophia Bush


How you know her: Actress on "One Tree Hill"
Her host: NPR
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