FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO STUTTER

(The above picture was developed by Darrell Dodge and is used with permission. The list that follows was compiled by Judy Kuster from an NSP handout and personal additions from various resources, including Knotted Tongues, a book by Benson Bobrick, and Stuttering and Other Fluency Disorders, by Franklin Silverman - with hypertext links to several internet references.)

In the past:

Contemporary Figures:


Controversial and cartoon personalities who stutter


  • The NSA has a beautiful color poster which depicts nine personages from the past. we also have two inspirational books available about the role stuttering played in the lives of the people above: Not Good at Talking and Knotted Tongues: Stuttering in History and the Quest for a Cure. See the Bookstore for additional information.
  • YouTube presentations of Famous People Who Stutter and >Famous Stutterers
  • Famous People Who Stutter - website from the Stuttering Foundation.

    added December 15, 1995, with permission NSA
    last updated October 5, 2014 (JAK)

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