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Famous People who Stutter

Below you will find people who have become famous while having a stutter.  Many people who feel isolated and not aware of all the people who stutter can understand size of our community by seeing how many people who are actually famous who stutter.

  • Paul Rudd - Hollywood actor

  • King George IV - portrayed in the movie The King's Speech

  • Drew Lynch - Comedian who starred in America's Got Talent that now has standups

  • Marilyn Monroe - Hollywood actress

  • Elvis Presley - the king of rock and roll

  • James Earl Jones - the voice of Mufasa on the movie "The Lion King"

  • BB King - Blues musician

  • Bruce Willis - Hollywood actor

  • Nicole Kidman - Hollywood actress

  • Coach Jeff Walz - University of Louisville Women's Basketball Coach

  • Jack Welch - previously CEO of General Electric 

  • Joe Biden - President of the United States of America

  • Tiger Woods - PGA Tour golfer

  • Samuel L Jackson - Hollywood actor

  • Emily Blunt - Hollywood Actress

  • Kendrick Lamar - Rapper and musician

  • Ed Sheeran - musician 

  • Scatman John - Electronica Jazz musician

  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist - NBA player

  • Michael Pittman Jr. - NFL Football player

Our list here will continue to grow as we navigate new paths to find more people who stutter in prominent positions or who are famous.  If you know someone that should be on this list or have one that you are willing to have us include here.  Please contact us. (Email:

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Doug Shearer and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist pictured above.

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