More Famous People with Disabilities

There are many famous people with disabilities. Here is another snapshot:

  • Pope John Paul II—264th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church—Parkinson’s
  • John Cougar Mellencamp—American Rock Singer & Songwriter—Spina Bifida
  • Heather Mills—English Activist & Former Model, former contestant on ‘Dancing with the Stars’—Amputee
  • Bud Abbott—Straight Man in Comedy Team of Abbott & Costello—Epilepsy
  • Dave Longaberger—Business person & founder of the Longaberger Company—Epilepsy & Stuttering
  • Linda Bove—Actress who played the part of Linda the Librarian on Sesame Street—Deaf
  • Doc Watson— Guitar Player, Songwriter, & Singer—Blind
  • Al Hibbler – American Vocalist best known for his million selling recording of ’Unchained Melody’ – Blind
  • Amy Davis—Miss Utah 2004—Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • George Clooney—Actor—Cerebral / Spinal Fluid Leakage
  • John A. Mulheren—American Financier, Stock & Options Trader, Philanthropist—Bi-polar Disorder
  • Florence Nightingale—Nurse & Health Campaigner—Depression
  • Jack Welch—former chairman of General Electric who increased the market capitalization by more than $400 billion—Stuttering