Celebrities are NOT immune from MS

Obviously millions of people world-wide suffer from multiple sclerosis, but I thought it may be interesting to note which famous people or celebrities also suffer from multiple sclerosis.

The list below has been gleaned from a couple of other sites with lists of this sort, and they are far more comprehensive. I simply picked out the few names that I recognised and had some kind of meaning for me.

Although J.K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame does not suffer from multiple sclerosis, her late mother did. I believe that because of this Ms Rowling is now taking an active role with the MS Society in Great Britain, it may be the Scottish branch of the society and I am told that she is serving as chairman. But that is just hearsay. If I find out anything more definite, it will appear here.

The Multiple Sclerosis Celebrities

  • Wayne Dobson, Magician
  • Jacqueline du Pre, Cellist
  • William Hartnell, Actor – Dr. Who
  • Alan Osmond, Singer with The Osmonds
  • Richard Pryor, Actor
  • Clifford T. Ward, Singer/Songwriter
  • Clive Burr, Drummer (Iron Maiden)
  • Stewart Henry, DJ
  • Ronnie Lane, Musician (The Faces)
  • Tiger Tim (no, not Henman. A DJ from Glasgow)
  • Danny Wallace, ex Southampton and Manchester United Footballer
  • Alison Peebles, Actress most famous for her Taggart role
  • Frances de la Tour, Actress
  • Teri Garr, American Actress
  • Clay Walker, American Country Music Artist
  • Montell Williams, American Talk Show Host
  • Jack Osbourne, son of Sharon and Ozzy

Alan Osmond and Tiger Tim are both on the Aimspro trial.

refer to
www.mult-sclerosis.org/famous.html

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2 thoughts on “Famous People who Suffer from Multiple Sclerosis

  • September 26, 2015 at 7:31 pm
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    There’s also: Teri Garr (American actress), Clay Walker (American Country Music Artist), Montell Williams (American talk show host).

    • September 27, 2015 at 9:19 am
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      Thyank you very much for your contribution, I shall add them to the list in due course.

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