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16th Sep '17 11:10:36 PM daria2weird
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*Shoshannah Stern plays deaf hunter, Eileen Leahy on "Series/{{Supernatural}}".
22nd Aug '17 8:29:44 AM PonchoBot
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* Peter Sellers did his scenes of DrStrangelove in a wheelchair as he was recuperating from a sprained ankle.

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* Peter Sellers did his scenes of DrStrangelove ''Film/DrStrangelove'' in a wheelchair as he was recuperating from a sprained ankle.ankle.
* ''Film/BabyDriver'' cast deaf actor CJ Jones as Baby's deaf foster father Joseph.
14th Jul '17 4:37:19 AM fearlessnikki
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* In ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'' they hired a man with only one leg to play the Black Knight after Arthur chops one of his legs off.
** Amusingly, the man [[NamesTheSame happened to be named Richard Burton]]. Creator/JohnCleese would joke later about having Creator/RichardBurton as a stunt double.

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* In ''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail'' they hired a man with only one leg to play the Black Knight after Arthur chops one of his legs off.
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off. Amusingly, the man [[NamesTheSame happened to be named Richard Burton]]. Creator/JohnCleese would joke later about having Creator/RichardBurton as a stunt double.


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* The BBC MadeForTVMovie ''Don't Take My Baby'' revolves around a man with an eye condition. Although the lead is played by able-sighted actor Adam Long, supporting character Mike is played by Ross Grant - who has the same eye condition in real life. WordOfGod is that the part was written for him because of his condition.
15th Jun '17 8:35:23 PM Scifimaster92
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* Actor Michael Berryman was born with Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare condition which caused him to have no hair, fingernails, or sweat glands. His distinctive appearance led to a career in horror and science fiction movies, usually playing villains or monsters, most notably Pluto in ''Film/TheHillsHaveEyes1977''.

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* Actor Michael Berryman was born with Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare condition which caused him to have no hair, fingernails, or sweat glands. His distinctive appearance led to a career in horror and science fiction movies, usually playing villains villains, aliens, or monsters, most notably Pluto in ''Film/TheHillsHaveEyes1977''.
24th May '17 3:20:18 PM smalltime
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* CJ Casagrande from ''WesternAnimation/TheLoudHouse'' has Down's syndrome just like his voice actor Jared Kozak.
11th May '17 11:27:54 AM Scifimaster92
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* In ''Film/TheHillsHaveEyes1977'', Pluto is deformed due to inbreeding. His actor, Michael Berryman, is afflicted with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypohidrotic_ectodermal_dysplasia hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia]], a rare hereditary disorder that makes him unable to grow hair, teeth, or nails.



* Actor Michael Berryman was born with Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare condition which caused him to have no hair, fingernails, or sweat glands. His distinctive appearance led to a career in horror and science fiction movies, usually playing villains or monsters.

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* Actor Michael Berryman was born with Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare condition which caused him to have no hair, fingernails, or sweat glands. His distinctive appearance led to a career in horror and science fiction movies, usually playing villains or monsters.monsters, most notably Pluto in ''Film/TheHillsHaveEyes1977''.
11th May '17 11:19:21 AM Scifimaster92
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* In ''Film/TheHillsHaveEyes1977'', Papa Jupiter is deformed due to inbreeding. His actor, Michael Berryman, is afflicted with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypohidrotic_ectodermal_dysplasia hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia]], a rare hereditary disorder that makes him unable to grow hair, teeth, or nails.

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* In ''Film/TheHillsHaveEyes1977'', Papa Jupiter Pluto is deformed due to inbreeding. His actor, Michael Berryman, is afflicted with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypohidrotic_ectodermal_dysplasia hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia]], a rare hereditary disorder that makes him unable to grow hair, teeth, or nails.
22nd Apr '17 8:31:32 PM Scifimaster92
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* Likewise, the deformed and maimed characters in ''Film/ElTopo'' are played by real amputees and people with actual deformities. Of particular note is a legless man who rides on the shoulders of his armless companion.
22nd Apr '17 8:18:10 PM Scifimaster92
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* Similarly, one of the "found footage" moments in the {{Mondo}} film ''Film/FacesOfDeath IV'' involves a junkyard worker whose left leg is severed below the knee while he is attempting to retrieve parts from a wrecked Oldsmobile. The actor was a colleague of the film's producer who had lost his left leg in real life a few years earlier.


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* In ''Film/TheHillsHaveEyes1977'', Papa Jupiter is deformed due to inbreeding. His actor, Michael Berryman, is afflicted with [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypohidrotic_ectodermal_dysplasia hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia]], a rare hereditary disorder that makes him unable to grow hair, teeth, or nails.
12th Apr '17 11:09:28 PM BNSF1995
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* WesternAnimation/PorkyPig was originally voiced by Joe Dougherty, who suffered from an actual stutter. He was eventually replaced when the stutter made recording too difficult.

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* WesternAnimation/PorkyPig was originally voiced by Joe Dougherty, who suffered from an actual stutter. He was eventually replaced when the stutter made recording too difficult. His replacement, Creator/MelBlanc, reproduced the stutter, and it has since become one of Porky's defining characteristics.
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