Past Breaking the Silence Events

1997 - Mariette Hartley 1998 - Art Buchwald 1999 - Rosalynn Carter 2000 - Kathy Cronkite 2001 - Carrie Fisher 2002 - Sylvia Nasar 2003 - Judy Collins 2004 - Patty Duke 2005 - Dick Cavett 2006 - Judy Collins, Kathy Cronkite & Patty Duke 2007 - Jennifer Holliday 2008 - Joe Pantoliano 2009 - Steve Lopez 2010 - Dorothy Hamill 2011 - Jane Pauley 2012 - Amanda Beard 2013 - Glenn and Jessie Close 2014 - Chris Lawford, Patrick Kennedy & David Sheff 2015 - Jeffrey Tambor 2016 - Tom Arnold 2017 - Darryl Strawberry 2018 - Yashi Brown 2019 - Mayim Bialik
  • 2019 Mayim Bialik, award winning actress and neuroscientist.
  • 2018 Yashi Brown, author and poet.
  • 2017 Darryl Strawberry, professional baseball player.
  • 2016 Tom Arnold, actor, comedian, and writer.
  • 2015 Jeffrey Tambor, Emmy award winning actor.
  • 2014 Chris Lawford, Patrick Kennedy & David Sheff, actor, congressman, and author.
  • 2013 Glenn and Jessie Close, award-winning actress and her sister.
  • 2012 Amanda Beard, Olympic Gold Medalist in swimming.
  • 2011 Jane Pauley, award winning journalist.
  • 2010 Dorothy Hamill, Olympic Gold Medalist in figure skating.
  • 2009 Steve Lopez, author of The Soloist.
  • 2008 Joe Pantoliano, Emmy winning actor.
  • 2007 Jennifer Holliday, Tony Award winning actress.
  • 2006 Patty Duke, Kathy Cronkite & Judy Collins in ‘A Journey Together’, celebrating 25 years.
  • 2005 Dick Cavett, Emmy winning talk show host.
  • 2004 Patty Duke, Academy and Emmy award winning actress.
  • 2003 Judy Collins, Grammy award winning singer and songwriter.
  • 2002 Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.
  • 2001 Carrie Fisher, actress and author.
  • 2000 Kathy Cronkite, writer, journalist and author.
  • 1999 Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady and mental health advocate.
  • 1998 Art Buchwald, author, humorist, and Pulitzer Prize winner.
  • 1997 Mariette Hartley, Emmy award winning actress.

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