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  • Celebs with Alopecia Areata

    Actress Neve Campbell, of "Scream" fame, told the Daily Mail she developed alopecia when she was 23. "I was horribly overworked and going through a divorce. Also, I had stalkers and started receiving threatening mail. I was so distressed by it all that my hair started falling out," she said.
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    Gail Porter is a Scottish-born television presenter based in the U.K. Porter began suffering from alopecia areata in 2005. Her experience with the condition was the basis of "Gail Porter Laid Bare," a British Broadcasting Corporation documentary the following year. Porter refused to wear a hat or wig, instead using her appearance to raise awareness of alopecia.
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    Mike Quade, a former manager of the Chicago Cubs, was diagnosed with alopecia areata at the age of three, according to the New York Times. When he was growing up outside Chicago, sports became a way to become accepted by his peers, he told the paper.
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    Matt Lucas is a British comedian, screenwriter and actor who is best known for the comedy series "Little Britain." He played Tweedledee and Tweedledum in Tim Burton's movie "Alice in Wonderland." Lucas was six when he began suffering from alopecia universalis, a rare form of alopecia areata that prevents hair all over the body.
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    According to his book "Nothing Is Impossible," actor Christopher Reeve developed alopecia areata at the age of sixteen. He hid it successfully by combing hair over his bald spots. Reeve reportedly received steroid injections every three months while playing Superman in the 1978 movie to combat symptoms of alopecia areata.
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    National Basketball Association player Charlie Villanueva was diagnosed at 13 with alopecia universalis, a rare form of alopecia areata that prevents hair all over the body -- even eyebrows and nose and ear hair. Since 2005 he has participated in Charlie's Angels Meet and Greet Program; he visits people with alopecia all around the country as he travels with his NBA team, the Detroit Pistons.
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    Bob Samuelson starred on the U.S. Olympic volleyball team that won the bronze medal in the 1992 Summer Games, in Barcelona. His teammates shaved their heads in support of his having alopecia areata.
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