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Famous People with Disabilities

Updated/Revised Date: 2020-04-04
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Synopsis: Collection of lists of famous and well known people with various disabilities and conditions including actors, politicians and writers who contributed to society. People with disabilities include actors, actresses, celebrities, singers, world leaders, and many other famous people. Disability can include physical impairment, sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, intellectual impairment, mental illness, and various types of chronic diseases.

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Have a disability or medical condition?

You are not alone, people with disabilities include actors, actresses, celebrities, singers, world leaders, and many other famous people. Of course there are also millions of people worldwide who may not be famous in the sense society deems famous, but still live with, battle, and overcome their disabilities every single day of their lives.

A disability is often used to refer to individual functioning, including physical impairment, sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, intellectual impairment, mental illness, and various types of chronic diseases. A disability can be present from birth, or occur during a person's lifetime.

Below you will find lists of many famous and well known people who have, or had, disabilities. These lists are a constant work in progress.

Photograph of German born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein taken around 1904-05.
Photograph of German born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein taken around 1904-05.

Lists of Famous People With Disability

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Cite Page: Journal: Disabled World. Language: English (U.S.). Author: Disabled World. Revised Publication Date: 2020-04-04. Title: Famous People with Disabilities, Source: <a href=https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/awareness/famous/>Famous Disabled</a>. Retrieved 2021-07-27, from https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/awareness/famous/ - Reference: DW#511-17.172.98-6c.