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Actor RJ Mitte rose to fame at the age of 14 when he was cast as Walter White Jr in cult series Breaking Bad. He has cerebral palsy and was bullied when he was younger because of his disability.

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Is Walter Junior disabled in real life?
The actor who plays Walt Jr, RJ Mitte, does in fact have cerebral palsy just like his on-screen character. However, Mitte's case is relatively mild compared to Junior's, so he had to learn to walk convincingly on crutches and change his speech for the part.
Is RJ Mitte actually disabled?
Like his character on the show, he has cerebral palsy. After moving to Hollywood in 2006, he began training with personal talent manager Addison Witt. They sought acting opportunities where his disability would serve to educate viewers, which led him to audition for the role in Breaking Bad.
Is RJ Mitte married?
What is RJ Mitte doing now?
He's an ambassador for United Cerebral Palsy and often speaks about his experience during interviews. In addition, Mitte has modeled for Gap and walked the runway at a Vivienne Westwood menswear show in Milan in 2015.
Like his character on the show, he has cerebral palsy. After moving to Hollywood in 2006, he began training with personal talent manager Addison Witt. They sought acting opportunities where his disability would serve to educate viewers, which led him to audition for the role in Breaking Bad. Walter White Jr. · The Oak Room (film) · Standing Up for Sunny · Ryan Lane Date of birth: August 21, 1992 Place of birth: Jackson
On the hit AMC television series Breaking Bad, RJ Mitte portrayed Walter "Flynn" White Jr., a young man with cerebral palsy (CP), the neurologic condition that ...
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Oct 26, 2019 · We speak to disabled actor RJ Mitte about his life with cerebral palsy, his success in playing Walter Jr. in Breaking Bad and other acting roles, ...
Aug 25, 2016 · Mitte stated in an interview with the Irish Examiner on Wednesday that there isn't enough exposure for disabled actors in the film and TV industry.
Jul 6, 2013 · It's not an act - I really do have cerebral palsy, says young star of Breaking Bad... but unlike his character, R.J. Mitte can cope without crutches ...
Dec 3, 2020 · People even questioned why I was there at times, like, 'Aren't you disabled?'" " Certain disabilities actually make you harder." - RJ Mitte. "When I ...
Jan 21, 2021 · Mitte, who auditioned five times for the part of Walt Jr., said that playing a drug kingpin's son gave him the chance to employ cerebral palsy in a ...