Some famous people who stutter include Vice President Joe Biden, actress Emily Blunt, professional golfer Sophie Gustafson, country music entertainer Mel Tillis and actor James Earl Jones, who voiced the role of Darth Vader in the Star Wars movies. Film star Marilyn Monroe also stuttered.
CBS Reporter Byron Pitts endured years of bullying before he learned to control his stuttering. His openness about his struggles has increased public awareness of the issue of stuttering and its impact on children.
Other famous people who stutter include Tim Gunn, host of the fashion reality TV show "Project Runway," as well as Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman and actor Charlie Sheen. Actor Bruce Willis and singer Michelle Williams also stutter.