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James Earl Jones
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3. James Earl Jones
Type 2 diabetes
One of America’s most distinguished and versatile actors, Jones has been acting for more than 60 years. He has won multiple Emmys, a Golden Globe, the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Academy Honorary Award. Jones was “accidentally” diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes after being spotted falling asleep on a gymnasium bench by a doctor and encouraged to seek testing.

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