Even More Famous Faces with Multiple Sclerosis!
Chris Regal | May 2, 2012
- 1 Annette Funicello
- 0 Britney Spears
- 0 Keri Russell
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Which of these former Mouseketeers has Multiple Sclerosis?
Annette Funicello got her start as being one of the original Disney Mouseketeers. If you are old enough to remember, she then starred in beach movies including Beach Party, Bikini Beach, and Beach Blanket Bingo. In 1987 Funicello was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.She has set up a fund to help those who have neurological disorders.
Which of these television stars has MS?
David Lander, otherwise known as "Squiggy" from his role on the comedy TV show, Laverne and Shirley, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1984.In 2002 he published his memoir entitled, "Fall Down Laughing: How Squiggy Caught Multiple Sclerosis and Didn't Tell Nobody."
Which of these musical group members has MS?
You may remember Alan Osmond as being the oldest brother in the musical singing group, the Osmond Brothers, who were a big hit in the 1970's.Alan Osmond is noted for his saying that "I have MS but MS does not have me!" He was diagnosed in the early 1990's.
Which of these Country Music singers has MS?
Clay Walker, a country music singer, was diagnosed with MS back in 1996.His disease hasn't seemed to slow him down any.He continues to produce music and tour. It is reported that Walker takes Copaxone for his MS and has been in remission for 11 years.
Which one of these celebrities has a relative who has Multiple Sclerosis?
The answer is all of the above! Adam Sandler's cousin, Glora Estefan's father, J.K. Rowling's mother, and designer Tommy Hilfiger's sister were all diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.