18 Famous People with Lisps People
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18 Famous People with Lisps

List of Famous People with Lisps, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. A lisp is a speech impediment that effects the way an individual says words that contain the letters s,z,f,t and d. Most lisps are caused by incorrect tongue placement when speaking. Overbites and underbites can also cause an individual (and celebrities) to have a lisp. Lisps can be treated with speech therapy.

Who is the most famous person with a lisp? Actress Drew Barrymore tops our list. The “Big Miracle” actress has made her lisp into a charming character trait. Barrymore's way of speaking has made it easy for comedians to impersonate her as demonstrated to near perfection by “Saturday Night Live's” Kristen Wiig. Barbara Walters is another woman who is famous for her lisp.

Boxer Mike Tyson speaks in a high voice and has a lisp. His unique way of talking led him to get in fights as a child as Tyson who beat up anyone brave enough to make fum of him. By the age of 13, Tyson had already been arrest 38 times. Actors Sean Connery and Humphrey Bogart have a very unique way of pronouncing their “S's” leading them both to have a slight lisp.

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    Age: age 40
    Birthplace: Culver City, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Screenwriter, Author + 3 more
    Children: Frankie Barrymore Kopelman, Olive Barrymore Kopelman
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    Age: age 30
    Birthplace: Towson, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    Profession: Athlete, Swimmer
    Schools: Towson High School, University of Michigan
    Medical Conditions: Hyperactivity, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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    Age: age 49
    Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York City, New York, United States of America
    Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Athlete, Professional Boxer
    Children: Morocco Tyson, Exodus Tyson, Amir Tyson, D'Amato Tyson, Miguel Leon Tyson + 3 more
    Medical Conditions: Bipolar disorder
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    Age: age 86
    Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Television producer, Screenwriter, Author + 2 more
    Schools: Sarah Lawrence College, Miami Beach Senior High School, Ethical Culture Fieldston School
    Major/Field Of Study: English Language
    Children: Jacqueline Dena Guber
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    Age: Died at 91 (1874-1965)
    Birthplace: Blenheim Palace, United Kingdom
    Profession: Statesman, Painter, Politician, Journalist, Orator + 5 more
    Schools: Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, St. George's School, Ascot, Harrow School, Stoke Brunswick School
    Cause Of Death: Stroke
    Place Of Death: Hyde Park Gate, United Kingdom
    Children: Sarah Churchill, Randolph Churchill, Mary Soames, Baroness Soames, Diana Churchill + 1 more
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    Age: age 58
    Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    Profession: Fashion designer, Businessperson, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer + 2 more
    Schools: City College of New York
    Children: Ming Lee Simmons, Aoki Lee Simmons
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