11 Surprising Celebrities You’d Never Know Have Dyslexia

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When experts reckon that anywhere between 15% and 20% of the population suffer from dyslexia it should come as no surprise that more than a few celebrities are included in those numbers.

You would never have guessed that so many of these celebrities have a little extra trouble learning their lines.

1. Henry Winkler has worked tirelessly to bring more public awareness about the problem

Henry Winkler – aka The Fonz – has worked with a co-author to publish a set of books about Hank Zipzer – a fourth grader suffering from dyslexia.

2. Orlando Bloom star of Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean

Orlando Bloom is another star who suffers from dyslexia describing it as working three times harder to only get to two thirds distance.

3. Tom Cruise was diagnosed as dyslexic at a very early age

At only seven years old Tom Cruise was diagnosed with dyslexia – he certainly didn’t let that stop him from reaching his dreams.

4. Keira Knightley found out very early about dyslexia problems

Stunning actress Kiera Knightley was diagnosed with dyslexia at only 6 years of age and did extra reading and writing study as a child.

5. Anderson Cooper suffers from dyslexia in a mild form

Growing up with mild dyslexia was not enough to stop Anderson Cooper from learning to read.

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  • RichardH

    He should have spent some of his money on his obesity problem

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