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Wednesday Aug 20 | WENN Blog

Billy Connolly Has Battled Parkinson's Disease For 10 Years

Scottish actor/comedian Billy Connolly has been battling Parkinson's disease for the last decade, according to his wife.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mrs. Brown, History Movies, Folk, Parkinson's Disease, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Connolly 'doing incredibly well'

Billy Connolly could have had Parkinson's disease for around 10 years before it was diagnosed, his wife has revealed.


Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Pamela Stephenson, Prostate Cancer

Sun Aug 17, 2014

BBC News

Tourism tie in with Connolly film

VisitScotland has teamed up with the makers of a new film starring Billy Connolly and David Tennant to help promote Scottish tourism.


Related Topix: Brave, Marketing

Radio Times

David Tennant: I learned a few naughty words from Billy Connolly

David Tennant's next big-screen project, What We Did On Our Holiday sees him team up with comedian and actor Billy Connolly, who he learned a few naughty words from when he was younger.


Sat Aug 16, 2014


Robin Williams 'found peace' in Scottish Highlands trips with pal Billy Connolly

The tragic actor and comedian had a real affinity with the Highlands where he was a regular visitor and loved to mingle with the locals The manic comic mask the world knew so well was gone as he let the landscape he loved soothe what we now know was a very A troubled mind.


Related Topix: Good Will Hunting, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Depression

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Daily Record

Still Game star Gavin Mitchell pays tribute to tragic pal Robin...

GAVIN, who met Robin while making Being Human in the Highlands in 1994, struck up an immediate friendship and stayed in touch with the comedy legend long after filming.


Related Topix: Still Game, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Gavin Mitchell

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Billy Adams: Expat Scots face a question of identity

Long before Robert the Bruce sent the English home to think again, a wry French wit observed: "Lice, rats and Scotchmen, you find them everywhere."


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Conservatives (UK)