Golden Plate Awards Council

Inducted Badge
Lynsey Addario
Pulitzer Prize-winning Photojournalist
Peter C. Agre, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
James P. Allison, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Medicine
Dame Julie Andrews
Stage and Screen Actress
Frances H. Arnold, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Rick Atkinson
Pulitzer Prize for History
John Banville
Acclaimed Irish Novelist
A. Scott Berg
Pulitzer Prize for Biography
Joshua Bell
Violin Virtuoso
Simone Biles
Gymnast and Olympic Gold Medalist
James W. Breyer
Investor and Philanthropist
Sergey Brin
Co-founder of Google Inc.
Larry Page
Founding CEO of Google Inc.
Sir Michael Caine
British Film Icon
Jimmy Carter
Nobel Prize for Peace
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health
David Doubilet
Pioneer of Underwater Photography
Rita Dove
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Sylvia Earle, Ph.D.
Undersea Explorer
Tony Fadell
iPod Mastermind and Founder of Nest
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
Immunology and Global Health
Lord Norman Foster
Gold Medal for Architecture
Peter Gabriel
Singer, Songwriter and Humanitarian
William H. Gates III
Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Leymah Gbowee
Nobel Prize for Peace
Frank O. Gehry
Gold Medal for Architecture
Dame Jane Goodall
Primatologist and Anthropologist
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ph.D.
Pulitzer Prize for History
Neil M. Gorsuch
Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Sir Lucian Grainge
Chairman and CEO, Universal Music Group
Sir John Gurdon
Nobel Prize in Medicine
Demis Hassabis, Ph.D.
Pioneer of Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Heatherwick
Designer of the Extraordinary
Jeremy Irons
Stage and Screen Actor
Sir Kazuo Ishiguro
Nobel Prize in Literature
Sir Peter Jackson
Oscar for Best Director
James Earl Jones
Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement
Beverly Joubert
Filmmaker and Conservationist
Dereck Joubert
Filmmaker and Conservationist
Paul Kagame
President of Rwanda
Janusz Kaminski
Two Oscars for Cinematography
Anthony M. Kennedy
Retired Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Robert S. Langer, Sc.D.
Biomedical Engineering
Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber
Musical Theatre Composer
George Lucas
Motion Picture Production
Wynton Marsalis
Pulitzer Prize for Music
David McCullough
Two Pulitzer Prizes for Biography
Ian McEwan
Novelist and Screenwriter
Sir Trevor Nunn
Theatrical Director
Jimmy Page
Guitarist and Founder of Led Zeppelin
Armando Christian Pérez
Musician, Activist and Entrepreneur
Itzhak Perlman
Virtuoso of the Violin
Dr. Saul Perlmutter
Nobel Prize in Physics
General David H. Petraeus, USA
Soldier and Scholar
Sidney Poitier
Oscar for Lifetime Achievement
General Joseph W. Ralston, USAF
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander
Venki Ramakrishnan, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Lisa Randall, Ph.D.
Theoretical Physics
Lord Martin Rees
Astronomer Royal
Adam G. Riess, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Physics
Cal Ripken Jr.
Baseball Hall of Fame
Anthony D. Romero
Executive Director, ACLU
Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D.
Founder, SiriusXM and United Therapeutics
Lord Jacob Rothschild
Financier and Philanthropist
Barry Scheck
Co-Founder, The Innocence Project
Bartlett Sher
Theatrical Director
Carlos Slim Helú
Financier and Philanthropist
Sonia Sotomayor
Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Steven Spielberg
Film Director and Producer
Donna Strickland, Ph.D.
Nobel Prize in Physics
Brendan V. Sullivan, Jr.
Defense Attorney
Julie Taymor
Theater, Opera and Film Director
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Nobel Prize for Peace
James D. Watson, Ph.D.
Discoverer of the DNA Molecule
Andrew Weil, M.D.
Father of Integrative Medicine
Oprah Winfrey
Media Entrepreneur
Feng Zhang, Ph.D.
Co-Developer, CRISPR Gene Editing Technology
This is a partial list. Each member is a past recipient of the Golden Plate Award.