18 Celebrities With Learning Difficulties

Posted by PZ on January 1st, 2011

Many celebrities have opened up about learning difficulties in the past, some have admitted to having a hard time reading their scripts – Tom Cruise was one of the first celebrities to admit to suffering from dyslexia, while many other celebrities also explained that they have reading and writing problems. Model Jerry Hall admits that she struggles with dyslexia, as does 4 of her children – a problem which she has described as ‘difficult’ until she learnt to cope with it. Here is a look at 18 stars who have learning difficulties.

Orlando Bloom
POTSDAM, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 11: Orloando Bloom poses with the Bambi award Charity at the Bambi 2010 Award Winners Board at Filmpark Babelsberg on November 11, 2010 in Potsdam, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Whoopi Goldberg
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Comedian Whoopi Goldberg attends The Face of Tisch 2010 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 6, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images)

Tom Cruise
Actor Tom Cruise attends the Japanese premiere for the film Knight & Day in Tokyo, Japan, on September 28, 2010.   UPI/Keizo Mori Photo via Newscom

Jerry Hall
Photo by: DP/AAD/starmaxinc.com  2010  12/27/10 Jerry Hall opens the Harrods Winter Sale. (London, England)  Photo via Newscom

Henry Winkler
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 13: Actor Henry Winkler arrives at the 'Ceremony' Premiere held at Isabel Bader Theatre during the 35th Toronto International Film Festival on September 13, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Jamie Oliver
DUESSELDORF, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 26: Jamie Oliver attends the 'German Sustainability Award' at Maritim Hotel on November 26, 2010 in Duesseldorf, Germany.(Photo by Ralf Juergens/Getty Images)

Danny Glover
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 12: Actor Danny Glover arrives at the 'Death At A Funeral' Los Angeles Premiere at Pacific's Cinerama Dome on April 12, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

John Lennon
Singer, guitarist and songwriter John Lennon (1940 - 1980), of British group The Beatles.    (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)

48507, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - Monday December 13, 2010. Cher attends the UK premiere of her new film Burlesque , held at the Empire Leicester Square in London.  Photograph:  Smart Pictures, PacificCoastNews.com

Robin Williams
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Actor/Comedian Robin Williams attends The Face of Tisch 2010 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 6, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images)

Sylvester Stallone
HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 11: Actor Sylvester Stallone arrives at the 'Black Swan' closing night gala during AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on November 11, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for AFI)

Bruce Jenner
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 11: TV personality Bruce Jenner attends the Endless Youth & Life store opening celebration on November 11, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Tommy Hilfiger
PARIS - NOVEMBER 17: Tommy Hilfige attends the Tommy Hilfiger Champs Elysee flagship opening on November 17, 2010 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Woody Harrelson
HOLLYWOOD - MARCH 07: Actor Woody Harrelson arrives at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on March 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)

Salma Hayek
DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 28: Actress Salma Hayek attends the Brigitte Lacombe Exhibit Tour during the 2010 Doha Tribeca Film Festival held at the Katara on October 28, 2010 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for DTFF)

Patrick Dempsey
47616, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - Wednesday November 17 2010. Patrick Dempsey signs autographs outside the JImmy Kimmel Live studios in Hollywood. Photograph:  Greg Tidwell, PacificCoastNews.com

Vince Vaughn
CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 27: Actor Vince Vaughn attends the game between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field on September 27, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley arrives at a photocall for the film Last Night during the 5th Rome International Film Festival in Rome on October 28, 2010.  UPI/David Silpa Photo via Newscom

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