Carol Burnett - honestly I think she was one of the first women unafraid to be seen as something other than beautiful. Not that she wasn't pretty, but she was even less vain than Lucille Ball. A childhood favorite of mine.
Iconic actress and singer Doris day is our Celebrity Of The Month. In the she started the Doris Day Pet Foundation. Now called the Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF), this non-profit advocates animal rights in many areas.