Day: June 13, 2010

Living with Disease and Disability

Celebrity With Disease: Michael Berryman has Ectodermal Dysplasia

Michael John Berryman (born September 4, 1948) is an American actor. He is famous for having a distinctive physical appearance, the result of Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare genetic condition which prevents him from developing hair, sweat glands or fingernails. By his own admission, in an interview for the DVD release of The Hills Have […]

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Living with Disease and Disability

Celebrity with disease: Marty Feldman had Graves’ Disease

Martin Alan “Marty” Feldman was an English comedy writer, comedian and actor. He starred in a series of British television comedy shows, including At Last the 1948 Show, and Marty which won two BAFTA awards. He also starred in several films including Young Frankenstein. His face was notable for his bulging eyes, a condition caused […]

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