Hollywood donors ignore Mitt Romney

These silver screen superstars rank among actors or actresses who together in May made 330 reportable contributions to Obama’s re-election campaign for a total of $130,000, new federal campaign finance records indicate.

Nick Searcy, perhaps the most notable of Romney’s cast of May actor-donors, contributed $250 to Romney on May 21. His credits include bit roles as Sheriff Rawlins in The Fugitive and Frank Bennett in Fried Green Tomatoes. More recently, he’s starred in the FX cable series Justified. …

In addition to raising money from the red carpet set — even George Takei, Star Trek’s “Sulu,” beamed $5,000 Obama’s way — Obama has recently employed numerous A-listers, such George Clooney and Sarah Jessica Parker, in a bid to raise cash not only from other actors, but the general public.

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