33 Famous People with Hepatitis C People

33 Famous People with Hepatitis C

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List of Famous People with Hepatitis C ranked by fame and popularity. Hepatitis C is an infectious disease that effects an individual's liver. The disease can lead to cirrhosis which can develop into liver failure or liver cancer. Hepatitis C is spread by blood-to-blood contact and there is currently no vaccine against the disease. Hepatitis C can be treated and in rare cases the infection can clear without under going any treatment.

Who is the most famous person with Hepatitis C? Pamela Anderson tops our list. The “Baywatch” beauty claims that she contracted the disease after sharing a tattoo needle with her ex-husband Tommy Lee. Lee denies that he has Hepatitis C. “American Pie” actress Natasha Lyonne was on death's door when she was diagnosed with Hepatitis C and a collapsed lung. Lyonne has struggled with drug use and addiction, but she is now back to work on “Orange is the New Black.”

Several famous musicians have also been diagnosed with Hepatitis C. Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richard's had the disorder, but claims that he cured himself. Grateful Dead co-founder Phil Lesh underwent a liver transplant to treat his Hepatitis C, as did David Crosby. Red Hot Chili Peppers' front man Anthony Keidis contracted the disorder because of his drug use.

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    "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson claims that she contracted Hepatitis C after sharing a tattoo needle with her ex-husband Tommy Lee.  Lee denies that he has the disease.

    Born: 1967
    Birthplace: Canada, Ladysmith, British Columbia, DVD Region 1, Vancouver Island + 1 more
    Nationality: Canada, United States of America
    Profession: Activist, Television director, Nude Glamour Model, Television producer, Model + 3 more
    Institution: École Highland Secondary School
    Height: 5'6"
    Friends: Tommy Lee, Marlon Wayans, Marilyn Minter, David Furnish, Denise Richards + 13 more
    Canoodled: Rikki Lee Travolta, Chuck Zito, Dean Cain, Christina Aguilera, Mark McGrath + 5 more
    Dated: David Binn, Tommy Lee, Eddie Irvine, Dan Ilicic, Michael Bolton + 17 more
    Breakup: Tommy Lee
    Pamela Anderson : see more

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