There are some people who don’t turn a deaf ear to what everyone else doesn’t want to hear. The phobic fear of epilepsy.
For example, Greg Grunberg is a true “Hero.” Not just as a TV star but also as the spokesperson for the Epilepsy Foundation of America. He is joined in his support by:
Courteney Cox – who achieved fame for her role as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom “Friends”.
Leonardo DiCaprio — internationally famous for his performance in “Titanic”, “Gangs of New York”, and “The Aviator”, to name a few.
Jennifer Garner — famous for her T.V. role as CIA agent Sydney Bristow in the thriller “Alias”, which aired for five seasons
Chanda Gunn — USA Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey goaltender, and bronze medal winner of the 2006 Winter Olympics. She is also the proud spokesperson for the Epilepsy Therapy Project and Epilepsy.com.
Larry King — recognized in the United States as one of the premier broadcast interviewers, winning an Emmy, two Peabody Awards, and ten Cable ACE Awards.
Sarah Jessica Parker — the unforgettable Carrie Bradshaw from “Sex in the City” which aired for 94 episodes!
Geoff Pope — an American football cornerback who earned a Super Bowl ring with the Giants in Super Bowl XLII.
Don Rickles — American stand-up comedian and actor — one of the most respected talents in entertainment.
Charlie Sheen — noted movie and television actor, recently donated 10K for epilepsy
Jason Snelling — American football running back for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.
Sylvester Stallone — Rocky! A film which became a cinematic legend, scoring ten Oscar nominations, winning Best Picture Award of 1976.
Donald Trump – famous American business magnate, chairman and president of The Trump Organization.
Neil Young – Canadian singer-songwriter who is widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of his generation.
And, on the other side of the pond there’s:
007’s Daniel Craig. (The only blonde to play Bond!) He Supports Epilepsy Action in England. Along with:
Dame Judi Dench CH, DBE, FRSA — honored and famous for her contributions to British film and stage.
Hugh Laurie – the most watched leading man on television in his role as “House M.D”
Sir Roger Moore — debonair as Simon Templar in “The Saint” and James Bond in “Live and Let Die”.
Jonathan Pryce, CBE — versatile and accomplished Welsh stage and film actor and singer.
Claudia Schiffer — one of the world’s most successful models, having appeared on over 500 magazine covers.
Emma Thompson — winner of Hollywood’s Oscar twice, and three time BAFTA award winner for her witty stage and screen performances. ..
Can you name some others?