Famous Sufferers

General:

  • Howard Hughes – aviator, filmmaker.
  • Samuel Johnson – author.
  • Howard Stern – shock jock radio host.
  • Marshall Bruce Mathers III (Eminem) – rapper.

Authors:

  • See also the category Christian below.
  • John Green – Author of Paper Towns, The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down, etc.

Actors:

  • Billy Bob Thornton – Also a screenwriter and director. Known for films such as Sling Blade, Monster’s Ball, Friday Night Lights, and more recently an Amazon Prime series Goliath.
  • Charlize Theron – Known for films such as Monster, Snow White and the Huntsman, Prometheus, Mad Max: Fury Road, and so on. Named to Time 100 most influential people in 2016.
  • Jessica Alba – Known for Honey, Sin City, Fantastic Four, Dark Angel, etc. Also owns The Honey Company.

Christian:

  • John Bunyan – Famous Puritan preacher and author, wrote The Pilgrim’s Progress.
  • St. Therese of Liseux – 19th century nun who died in her early twenties but had a profound influence upon the Catholic church in her writings.
  • Martin Luther – Father of the Protestant Reformation, the Lutheran church.

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