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    • Danny Alsabbagh

    • Danny Alsabbagh is an Australian actor who played Toby Alsabbagh in the 2007 Australian Broadcasting Corporation TV series Summer Heights High. He later appeared in the music video "Naughty Girl". Alsabbagh, who has Down syndrome, is part of the City Council's 'Be Yourself' program, a support program for young people ... Read »


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    • Edward Barbanell

    • Edward "Eddie" Barbanell (born August 14, 1977) is an American actor with Down syndrome, best known for playing the character of Billy in the 2005 film The Ringer. He attended Coral Springs High School where he graduated in 1996. He has been acting since 2000, mostly in plays, and has studied acting with Jay Lynch of t ... Read »


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    • Sam Barnard

    • Sam Barnard (born 21 October 1985 in Chatham, Kent, England) is a British actor with Down's syndrome who performed the role of Robert in the ITV drama The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane (2013) and appeared on the Channel 4 reality programme The Undateables (2012 and 2013). Sam Barnard was born in ... Read »


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    • Jamie Brewer

    • Jamie Brewer

      Jamie Brewer (born February 5, 1985) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in the FX horror anthology television series American Horror Story. In its first season, American Horror Story: Murder House, she portrayed Adelaide "Addie" Langdon, the daughter of the main antagonist, Constance Langdon; in th ... Read »


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    • Chris Burke (actor)

    • Chris Burke (actor)

      Christopher Joseph "Chris" Burke (born August 26, 1965) is a former American actor and folk singer. He has become best known for his character Charles "Corky" Thacher on the television series Life Goes On. Burke is the youngest of four children of Marian Burke, a retired trade-show manager, and Frank Burke, a reti ... Read »


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    • Liz Carr

    • Liz Carr

      Liz Carr (born 1972) is a British actress, stand-up comedian,broadcaster and international disability rights activist, who studied law at Nottingham University. Carr has used a wheelchair since the age of seven due to a rare condition called arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and frequently refers to her condition ... Read »


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    • Laurence Clark (comedian)

    • Laurence Clark is a British stand-up comedian, writer, actor, presenter, and disability rights campaigner. Laurence was born with cerebral palsy and uses his line of work to alter the general public’s perceptions of disabled people. Laurence Clark topped Shortlist magazine's poll of Britain’s Ten Funnies ... Read »


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    • Pascal Duquenne

    • Pascal Duquenne

      Pascal Duquenne (born 8 August 1970 in Vilvoorde, Belgium) is a Belgian actor. He shared the prize for a male role in 1996 Cannes Film Festival for his performance as Georges in the movie The Eighth Day, with Daniel Auteuil, who played Harry. He currently lives in Brussels. He has Down syndrome. In 2004 he received the ... Read »


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    • Chris Tally Evans

    • Chris Tally Evans is a British disabled artist, actor, director and writer. He trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama as a performer and graduated from Trinity College, London with a teaching diploma. Evans' interest in theatre and music started as a teenager when he joined West Glamorgan Youth Theatre a ... Read »


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    • Mat Fraser

    • Mat Fraser is an English rock musician, actor, writer and performance artist. He has thalidomide-induced Phocomelia. He is also a martial artist having studied hapkido, taekwondo, and karate. Between 1980 and 1995 Fraser was a drummer with several rock bands including "Fear of Sex," "The Reasonable Strollers," "J ... Read »


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    • Andrea Fay Friedman

    • Andrea Fay Friedman (born June 1, 1970) is an American film and television actress, who was born with Down Syndrome. Friedman attended West Los Angeles Baptist High School and Santa Monica College. In 1992, she portrayed Amanda, the girlfriend of the character Charles "Corky" Thacher, on the TV show Life Goes On f ... Read »


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    • Marin Gerrier

    • Marin Gerrier is a French child actor. He is best known for his performance in the Canadian film Café de Flore, for which he garnered a Genie Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the 2012 Genie Awards. Gerrier, who has Down syndrome, plays a character with Down syndrome in the film. ... Read »


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    • Sarah Gordy

    • Sarah Gordy (born c.1978) is a British actress who has Down syndrome. She is best known for her portrayal of Lady Pamela Holland in the 2010 BBC TV series of Upstairs Downstairs. She has also acted in episodes of Call the Midwife, Holby City and Doctors. As well as these BBC shows, she has acted in short films, radio d ... Read »


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    • Tommy Jessop

    • Tommy Jessop (born 19 January 1985) is a British actor. He is the first actor with Down syndrome to star in a prime-time BBC drama. In 2007, Jessop starred opposite Nicholas Hoult in the feature-length BBC drama Coming Down the Mountain. The writer Mark Haddon said Jessop was the inspiration behind the project. Je ... Read »


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    • Jason Kingsley

    • Jason Kingsley (born June 27, 1974) is an American actor. He was born with Down syndrome. In 1975, Kingsley made his television debut on Sesame Street at 15 months old and appeared in 55 episodes. He also guest-starred in a 1984 episode of The Fall Guy, and episodes of All My Children and Touched by an Angel. Kingsley ... Read »


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    • Francesca Martinez

    • Francesca Martinez (born 1978) is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actress, born in London to a Spanish father and half-Swedish, half-English mother. She has cerebral palsy but prefers to describe herself as "wobbly". She has had many sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival and internationally, including the ... Read »


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    • Julie McNamara

    • Julie McNamara (born 26 March 1960) is a theatre director, playwright, producer, actor and poet. She is Artistic Director of touring theatre company Vital Xposure. Patron of disability arts organisation DaDaFest and a political activist for human rights and gender politics. McNamara first performed as a backing si ... Read »


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    • Pablo Pineda

    • Pablo Pineda

      Pablo Pineda (born 1974) is a Spanish actor who received the Silver Shell award at the 2009 San Sebastián International Film Festival for his performance in the film Yo Tambien. In the film he plays the role of a university graduate with Down syndrome, which is quite similar to his real life. Pineda lives in Mál ... Read »


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    • Lauren Potter

    • Lauren Potter

      Lauren Elizabeth Potter (born May 10, 1990) is an American actress, best known for her role as Becky Jackson in the television show Glee. Potter serves as an advocate for those with special needs through organizations including AbilityPath, Best Buddies International, the Down Syndrome Association, the American Associa ... Read »


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    • Paula Sage

    • Paula Sage

      Paula Sage (born c. 1980) is a Scottish actress, Special Olympics netball player, and advocate for people with Down syndrome. Sage is an ambassador for Down's Syndrome Scotland and Mencap, and a patron of the Ann Craft Trust. Her performance in the 2003 British film AfterLife, brought her a BAFTA Scotland award f ... Read »


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    • Sanna Sepponen

    • Sanna Sepponen is a Finnish actress with Down syndrome. She played the character Roosa Kemppainen in the soap opera Salatut elämät (Secret Lives) from 2001 to 2004. She is currently on the reality show (Different Friends). Sepponen has also competed in Special Olympics alpine skiing. ... Read »


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    • Nabil Shaban

    • Nabil Shaban

      Nabil Shaban (born 12 February 1953) is a Jordanian-British actor and writer. He founded The Graeae—a theatre group which promotes performers with disabilities. He has a son named Zenyel. Shaban was born in Amman, Jordan. He studied at the University of Surrey in the late 1970s and contributed to the Students' Un ... Read »


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    • Luke Zimmerman

    • Luke Zimmerman (born 11 September 1980 to Evanston, Illinois, United States) is an American actor born, who is best known for his role as Tom Bowman on ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Zimmerman was born with Down syndrome. He played Romeo in the play Romeo and Juliet and performed in the 199 ... Read »


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