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George Clooney, Idris Elba to Attend White House State Dinner

George Clooney, who joined President Obama at a fundraiser in Beverly Hills in February, is on the White House guest list for a state dinner with British Prime Minister David Cameron

George Clooney, Idris Elba and Gwen Ifill will attend a White House state dinner honoring British Prime Minister David Cameron tonight, the White House announced Wednesday.

Clooney, a longtime Obama supporter, joined the president at a fundraiser in Beverly Hills in February.

Elba stars in the upcoming "Prometheus."

Ifill is moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and senior correspondent on "PBS Newshour."

Among the other guests are David Bohnett, the founder of GeoCities and California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Here is the White House guest list:




Mr. Gerald Acker, Huntington Woods, MI
            Mrs. Caryn Acker

Mr. David Adjaye, New York, NY
Ms. Ashley Jasmine Shaw-Scott

Mr. Mark Alderman, Bryn Mawr, PA
Mrs. Sue Ellen Alderman

General John Allen, Fort Belvoir, VA
Mrs. Katherine Allen

The Honorable Brooke Anderson, Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, National Security Council
Mr. James Salter

Dr. Jean-Phillipe Austin, Miami, FL
Mrs. Maggie Austin

Mr. Alejandro Baez, Director for NATO and Western European Affairs, National Security Council
Mrs. Linda Ann Baez

Mr. Lionel Barber, Editor, Financial Times, Washington, DC
Ms. Victoria Greenwood

Mr. Philip Barton, London, England
Ms. Amanda Barton

The Honorable Matthew Barzun, Louisville, KY
Mrs. Brooke Barzun

Mr. Tom Bernstein, New York, NY
Mrs. Andrea Bernstein

The Honorable John Berry, Director, Office of Personnel Management
Mr. Curtis Yee

Ms. Gabby Bertin, Press Secretary to Prime Minister Cameron

Mr. Hunter Biden, Washington, DC
Mrs. Kathleen Biden

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States
Dr. Jill Biden

The Honorable Rebecca Blank, Acting Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce
Mr. Hanns Kuttner

The Honorable Antony Blinken, Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor, Office of the Vice President
Ms. Evan Ryan, Assistant to the Vice President and Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement

Mr. John Robinson Block, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA
Ms. Susan Jones-Block

Mr. Neil G. Bluhm, Chicago, IL
Ms. Leslie Bluhm

Mr. David Bohnett, Beverly Hills, CA
Ms. Deborah Borda

Mr. Hugh Bonneville, London, England
Mrs. LuLu Williams

Sir Richard Branson, London, England

The Honorable John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, National Security Council
Mrs. Katherine Brennan

Mr. Wally Brewster, Jr., Chicago, IL
Mr. Robert Satawake

Mrs. Leilani Brown, Westbury, NY
Mr. Stanton Brown

Mrs. Elaine Brye, Winona, OH, Mrs. Brye wrote a letter to Mrs. Obama about being a mother of four children who serve in the military. Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden’s initiative, Joining Forces, focuses on supporting members of the military and their families.
Mr. Courtney William Brye

The Honorable John Bryson, Secretary of Commerce
The Honorable April Susanna Boyd, Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce

Ms. Susan Buffett, Omaha, NE
Mr. David Lane

Mr. Warren Buffett, Omaha, NE
Mrs. Astrid M. Buffett

The Honorable William J Burns, Deputy Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State
Ms. Lisa Carty

Mr. Jonathan Capehart, The Washington Post, Washington, DC
Mr. Nicholas Schmit IV

The Honorable Jay Carney, Press Secretary
Ms. Claire Shipman, Senior National Correspondent, ABC

Mr. John Casson, Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister

Ms. Cindy Chang, Senior Policy Advisor to the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, National Security Council
Mr. Marvin D Nicholson, Special Advisor to the President and Trip Director
The Honorable Mark Bradley Childress, Assistant to the President, Deputy Chief of Staff for Planning
Mrs. Katherine Childress

The Honorable Steven Chu, Secretary of the Department of Energy
Dr. Arun Majumdar, Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State

Mr. George Clooney, Los Angeles, CA

Mr. Bradford Collins, Langhorne, PA
Ms. Barbara Walsh

Mr. Garrett Copeland, Wilmington, DE
Mrs. Tatiana Copeland

Mr. Jim Crown, Chicago, IL
Mrs. Paula Hannaway Crown

Mr. John Crumpler, Durham, NC
Mrs. Lou Crumpler

Sir Kim Darroch, National Security Advisor, United Kingdom Government

Mr. Benjamin Deardorf, Teacher, Lancaster, PA
Mrs. Amy Deardorf, Teacher

Ms. Sarah Degrandpre, DC Program Director, Youth Service Opportunities Project, Washington, DC
Mr. Paul Shinkman

The Honorable Nancy Ann Min DeParle, Deputy Chief of Staff
Mr. Jason P. DeParle

Mrs. Meredith DeWitt, Harvard, MA
Mr. Terry DeWitt

The Honorable John Dingell, United States Representative
Mrs. Deborah Dingell

The Honorable Thomas Donilon, Assistant to the President, National Security Advisor
Ms. Cathy Russell, Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden

Mr. Oliver Dowden, Political Adviser to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Mr. Ted Dwane, Mumford and Sons
Ms. Isabel Soden

Mr. Joe Echevarria, New York, NY
Mrs. AnnaMaria Echevarria, Miami, FL

Mr. Idris Elba, Beverly Hills, CA

Mr. Fred Eychaner, Chicago, IL

Mr. Joseph Falk, Miami, FL
Mr. Mark Scott

Ms. Catherine Fall, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister

The Honorable Jon Favreau, Assistant to the President and Director of Speechwriting
Ms. Nikki Buffa, Deputy Director of Cabinet Affairs

Mr. Rajiv Kumar Fernando, Chicago, IL
Ms. Jennifer Lynn Pelaez, New York, New York

Mr. John Frank, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Microsoft, Bellevue, WA
Ms. Delia Jampel

Mr. William Freeman, Nashville, TN
Mrs. Babs Freeman

Mr. Lou Frillman, Seattle, WA
Mrs. Carol Frillman

The Honorable Michael B.G. Froman, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs
Ms. Nancy Goodman

Mr. Anthony Gardner, Washington, DC
Mrs. Alejandra Gardner

The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury

Mr. William Gelling, Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary, United Kingdom Government

Mr. Stephen Gilbert, Political Secretary to Prime Minister Cameron

Mr. Timothy E. Gill, Denver, CO
Mr. Scott C. Miller

The Honorable Philip H. Gordon, Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Mrs. Rachel Gordon

Mr. Chad Griffin, Los Angeles, CA
Mr. Jerome Fallon

The Honorable Marc Grossman, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Ms. Mildred Patterson

Dr. Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Dr. Michael Gutmann

The Right Honorable William Hague, M.P., Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, United Kingdom Government

The Honorable Kamala Harris, Attorney General, State of California
Ms. Maya Harris

Mr. Rupert Harrison, Special Advisor to the Chancellor, United Kingdom Government

Mr. Samuel Heins, Wayzata, MN
Ms. Stacey Mills

The Honorable Heather A. Higginbottom, Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget
Mr. Daniel Alejandro Sepulveda, Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs, U.S. Trade Representative

Mr. Steve Hilton, Policy Director to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Mr. Don Hinkle, Tallahassee, FL
Ms. Mimi Graham

Mr. Gary Hirshberg, Concord, NH
Mrs. Margaret Hirshberg, Manchester, NH

The Honorable Nancy D. Hogan, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Personnel
Mr. Peter T. Gage

The Honorable Eric Holder, United States Attorney General, Department of Justice
Dr. Sharon Malone

Dr. John P. Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy

Ms. April Holmes, Paralympian, Kissimmee, FL
Ms. Estee Portnoy, Bethesda, MA

Ms. Gwen Ifill, PBS, Arlington, VA
Mr. Wendell Pierce, Pasadena, CA

Sir Jony Ive, Senior Vice President, Apple, Inc.

Mr. Tony James, New York, NY
Mrs. Amabel Boyce James

The Honorable Valerie Jarrett, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor

The Honorable Martha Johnson, Administrator of the U.S. General Services, Annapolis, MD
Mr. Steve Johnson

Mr. Barry Karas, Los Angeles, CA
Mr. Bruce Green