Archive for the Celebrity Profile Category

Celebrity Profile – Verne Troyer

Celebrity Profile – Verne Troyer Born: 1969 Profession: Actor Significant Work: Mini Me in the Austin Powers films, Griphook the Goblin in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stones, Coach Punch Cherkov in The Love Guru and stunt man for various films including Baby’s Day Out. Disability: Dwarfism Verne has frequently

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Celebrity Profile – Sir Steve Redgrave

Celebrity Profile – Sir Steve Redgrave Born: 1962 Significant Work: Won five consecutive gold Olympic medals from 1984 to 2000, three gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and nine gold medals at the World Rowing Championships. Disability: Dyslexia, Colitis and Diabetes Steve Redgrave found school hard due to his Dyslexia

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Celebrity Profile – Stephen Fry

Celebrity Profile – Stephen Fry Born: 1957 Profession: Comedian, actor and writer Significant Work: A Bit of Fry and Laurie, Blackadder (various series), the Harry Potter films, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Q.I Disability: Bipolar disorder In 1995 Stephen Fry walked out of a West End play he

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Celebrity Profile – Sir Terry Pratchett

Celebrity Profile – Sir Terry Pratchett Born: 1948 Significant Work: Discworld novels Disability: Alzheimer’s Sir Terry Pratchett has sold over 55 million books world wide. He has recently received a knighthood, in1998 he received an OBE for services to literature and he has received 6 honorary doctorates from a verity

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Celebrity Profile – Rick Allen

Celebrity Profile – Rick Allen Born: 1963 Significant Work: Drummer with Def Leppard whose hits include ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’ and ‘Hysteria’ . Disability: Amputee Allen had been a member of Def Leppard since the age of 15 and when he was 16 he dropped out of school to

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