Famous People who have suffered Panic Attacks /Anxiety

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Date Joined Jun 2009
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   Posted 6/30/2009 7:14 AM (GMT -6)   
I found this & had to share it with you all.
We are in good company :-)

Celebrities Reported To Have Had Panic Attacks

1. Nicole Kidman (amazing actress)
2. Kim Basinger (actress)
3. Delta Burke (actress)
4. Donny Osmond (entertainer)
5. Winston Churchill
6. John Cougar Mellancamp (musician, actor)
7. Ann Wilson (Singer - Rock Group "Heart")
8. Winona Ryder (actress)
9. Marie Osmand (entertainer)
10. Cher (singer, actress)
11. Beverly Johnson (supermodel)
12. Roseanne Barr (comedian - actress)
13. Michael Jackson (singer)
14. Naomi Judd (singer)
15. Susan Powter (tv host)
16. Nicholas Cage (actor)
17. Sissy Spacek (actress)
18. Johnny Depp (actor)
19. Sally Field (actress)
20. Alanis Morisette (singer)
21. Burt Reynolds (actor)
22. Courtney Love (singer - actress)
23. Naomi Campbell (supermodel)
24. David Bowie (singer)
25. Carly Simon (singer)
26. Aretha Franklin (singer)
27. Lani O'Grady (actress)
28. Michael English (singer)
29. Sir Laurence Olivier (actor)
30. Earl Campbell (football player)
31. Al Kasha (songwriter)
32. Emily Dickinson (poet)
33. Marty Ingels (comedian)
34. John Madden (sports announcer)
35. Leila Kenzle (actress)
36. Willard Scott (weatherman)
37. Shecky Greene (comedian)
38. Olivia Hussey (actress)
39. Oprah Winfrey (host - says she had just one attack)
40. Tom Snyder (host)
41. John Candy (comedian - actor)
42. Sam Shepard (playwright)
43. Isaac Asimov (author - educator)
44. Charles Schultz (cartoonist)
45. Dean Cain (actor)
46. Barbra Streisand (singer - actress)
47. Anne Tyler (author)
48. James Garner (actor)
49. Jim Eisenreich (baseball)
50. Pete Harnisch (baseball)
51. Nikola Tesla (inventor)
52. Charlotte Bronte (author)
53. Alfred Lord Tennyson (poet)
54. Sigmund Freud (psychiatrist)
55. John Steinbeck (author)
56. W.B. Yeats (poet)
57. Sir Isaac Newton (scientist)
58. Abraham Lincoln (president)
59. Barbara Gordon (filmmaker)
60. Robert Burns (poet)
61. Edvard Munch (artist)
62. John Stuart Mill (philosopher)
63. Calista Flockhart (sp.?)
64. Lucille Ball (actress, singer)
65. Jordan and Jonathon Knight (new kids on the block)
66. Norm McDonald (snl)
67. Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics (singer)

68. Scarlett Johansson (actress - Lost in Translation)

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   Posted 6/30/2009 7:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for posting this list.  :-)

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   Posted 6/30/2009 7:46 AM (GMT -6)   
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Date Joined Feb 2008
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   Posted 6/30/2009 11:25 AM (GMT -6)   

I believe Billy Armstrong lead singer of green day has GAD cud be wrong tho.

I ve read up on some of Alanis Morrisettes trouble with anxiety attacks, its quite reassuring to kno even famous people are going through the trials and tribulations of an anxiety disorder jus shows it can hit anyone.


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Date Joined Jul 2009
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   Posted 7/2/2009 12:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh, and to add to the list, Heath Ledger (RIP). He had GAD with Agoraphobia.
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