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Mitte was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 3; after his diagnosis, doctors put his legs in casts for 6 months to straighten his feet. He used leg braces and crutches for most of his childhood until his body became strong enough to walk without them.
Mar 22, 2022
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He has cerebral palsy and was bullied when he was younger because of his disability. "I had my hand broken, my foot broken, I was slammed on the ground," he says.
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Roy Frank "RJ" Mitte III (/ˈmɪti/; born August 21, 1992) is an American actor, best known for playing Walter "Flynn" White Jr. on the AMC series Breaking Bad (2008–2013). Like his character on the show, he has cerebral palsy.
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One of the few television actors with a visible disability, Mitte helped shed light on CP, which is marked by impaired motor coordination and affects one in 323 children in the United States. Unlike his on-screen character, Mitte has a milder form of CP, and does not use crutches or slur his speech.
Mitte considers CP an ability, not a disability, and is proud of how it's made him the person he is today. "I've learned that no one can stop you from achieving ...
Like his character on the show, he has cerebral palsy. After moving to Hollywood in 2006, he began training with a personal talent manager. They sought acting ...
Mar 5, 2021 · The actor has cerebral palsy, but he was not diagnosed at birth. It took years for his family to learn about his disability. He and his parents ...
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 ...
Nov 5, 2021 · While this condition can be debilitating, it does not necessarily define the individual. Consider, for example, actor and advocate RJ Mitte, ...
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Oct 10, 2016 · RJ Mitte of 'Breaking Bad' on Living with Cerebral Palsy ; http://bit.ly/2dRN9Pk Click here to ...
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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 ...
Aug 25, 2016 · Mitte, 24, has cerebral palsy, and used his experience with the disorder in his role as Walter White Jr., on Breaking Bad. “I wouldn't be in the ...