Are There Any Famous People Who Have Hemophilia?

Q:
Are there any famous people who have hemophilia?

A:
Hemophilia is a common disease, especially in men. Many celebrities also develop the disease. For example, in the 1800s hemophilia was common within the royal families of Europe.

Other famous people include:

Ryan Wayne White

Ryan was diagnosed with severe hemophilia A because of extensive bleeding after his circumcision. At that time, he was just at 3 days old. Unfortunately, he then got AIDS through blood transfusions. His school banned him from attending, but his parents fought and won a lawsuit against the school.

Richard Burton

Richard Burton was seven-time Oscar-nominated British actor, six of which were for Best actor. Richard starred in 61 films and 30 stage productions. He set up the Richard Burton Hemophilia Fund along with his wife Elizabeth Taylor in 1964.

 

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