Are there any actors/actresses with aspergers syndrome?
Question by Secular Libertarian: Are there any actors/actresses with aspergers syndrome?
I think that movies like Adam & Mozart & the whale are offensive because they have neurotypical people portraying people with aspergers. I have aspergers btw.
Thats just like a white man painting his skin black & portraying a black man or a man putting ona dress & portraying a woman.
Why cant they get any actors with aspergers to play those roles?
Is the entertainment industry another industry where aspergers is a disqualification?
Answer by El Jefe
Well, Lizzy Clark played Poppy in Dustbin Baby, and she has Asperger’s.
Two others that have it are Daryl Hannah and Dan Aykroyd.
There is speculation about others, Marilyn Monroe and Robin Williams, for example, but I don’t know if that’s ever been confirmed. I don’t know that it ever would be for Monroe, for example, since clinical psychology rarely used that diagnosis back when she was alive.
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