Celebrity WatchLife as a public figure isn’t always a bowl of cherries. Fame and fortune cannot protect anyone from going through the same life hardships as us all. Find strength, inspiration, and validation that you are not alone on your journey from our list of celebrities, politicians, athletes, and others in the public spotlight who have been challenged by health issues.


AIDS
Alvin Ailey | Anthony Perkins | Elizabeth Glaser | Freddie Mercury | Isaac Asimov | Perry Ellis | Rock Hudson | Tina Chow | Magic Johnson


Alzheimer’s Disease
Burgess Meredith | Norman Rockwell | Rita Hayworth | Sugar Ray Robinson | Aaron Copland | Charles Bronson | Charlton Heston | Ronald Reagan | Willem de Kooning

Asthma
Alice Cooper | Charles Dickens | Coolio | Dennis Rodman | Derek Gillespie | Edith Wharton | Elizabeth Taylor | Ernesto (Che) Guevara | Greg Louganis | Jackie Joyner-Kersee | Jason Alexander | John F. Kennedy | Lindsey Lohan | Ludwig von Beethoven | Marcel Proust | Martin Scorsese | Pink | Ricki Lake | Theodore Roosevelt | Woodrow Wilson | Jacide Joyner-Kersee

Cancer
Audre Lorde | Charlie Watts | Dana Reeve | Eddie Van Halen | Fran Drescher | Kylie Minogue | Lance Armstrong | Melissa Etheridge | Olivia Newton-John | Patrick Swayze | Peter Jennings | Suzanne Somers

Chemical Sensitivity
Rebecca Wells

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Oriah Mountain Dreamer | Laura Hillenbrand

Diabetes: Juvenile (Type 1)
Ann Rice | Elliot Yamin | Halle Berry

Diabetes: Adult Onset (Type 2)
Patti LaBelle

Electrical Sensitivity
Ricky Gardiner

Epilepsy
Danny Glover | Margaux Hemingway | Truman Capote

Fibromyalgia
A. J. Langer

Hepatitis C
Steven Tyler | Pamela Andersen

Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS)
Charles Mingus | David Niven | Jacob Javits | Michael Zaslow | Stephen Hawking

Lupus
Michael Jackson | Seal

Lyme Disease
Amy Tan | Daryl Hall | Parker Posey | Rebecca Wells

Mental Illness
Abraham Lincoln | Antonin Artaud | Billy Joel | David Bowie | Drew Carey | Jim Carrey | Kurt Cobain | Margot Kidder | Marie Osmond | Michelango | Mike Wallace | Patti Duke | Rodney Dangerfield | Sheryl Crow | Ted Turner | Tipper Gore | Tracey Ullman | Vincent Van Gogh | Virginia Woolf | Vivien Leigh | Winston Churchill

Mercury Poisoning
Jeremy Piven | Lisa Marie Presley

Mold Illness
Lou Gossett Jr. | Bianca Jagger | Ed McMahon | Erin Brokovich

Multiple Sclerosis
Montel Williams | Teri Garr

Parkinson’s Disease
Muhammad Ali | Michael J. Fox

Sickle Cell Anemia
Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins

Spinal Cord Injury / Paralysis
Christopher Reeve

Traumatic Brain Injury
Gary Busey

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