January 28, 2011 by Post Team
In her memoirs to come, I’m walking straight as I can; the 54-year-old actress announced she is lsbn.
Jewell was the first person with cerebral palsy to appear in a recurring role on television in prime time.
Jewell began her career as a stand-up comedy in the late 70s. According to The Facts of Life, she went on to star in the Fox teen drama 21 Jump Street, the day CBS soap “The Young and the Restless and HBO western drama Deadwood.
In her book, she also talks about her career as problems of stand-up comic breaks, broken marriages and drug problems.
I walk as I Can – whose title plays on both her status and sexual orientation – is due to April 1 by ECW Press.
Jewell joins a growing number of celebrities who have decided to talk about their sexuality in a submission, including skating champion Johnny Weir, the actress Portia DeGeneres, country music star Chely Wright and pop singer Ricky Martin.
Geri Jewell, who has played as Blair’s cousin Geri on the facts of life and became the first person with a disability to have a recurring role on television in prime time, appears as a lsbn in her memoirs ahead, I walk more upright I Can: Transcending the disabled in Hollywood and beyond. According to the press release, the actress / comedienne who was born with cerebral palsy, covers both her many accomplishments (a performance at the White House in 1985 and the role of maid abuse Jewel Deadwood on HBO) and its struggles – which include tax problems, drug abuse and an accident that nearly claimed her life. The autobiography of inspiration hits shelves April 1.
In 2004, EW Jewell told how she landed the role of dead wood where the series creator, David Milch, has seen a pharmacy in Santa Monica in 2002. She received medication for chronic pain in the neck, where it erupted in 1999. “I have not seen you on TV lately. Want to make a series? “He asked, out of nowhere. Recalled Jewell,” I looked at the ceiling and said, “God, you have a really weird sense of humor. I’m standing here with CP and a broken neck and David Milch wants me to ride. “‘
Jewell has a brief to come this spring when she talks about her cerebral palsy. No surprise. This was the main theme of her comedy at the time it began with the line often acts precious: “I’m not drunk … I have cerebral palsy. “But the book also deals with some real revelations, including future Jewell.
According to Jezebel “, her memoirs, on 1 April 2011, will focus her rise to fame, her struggles with cerebral palsy, the discrimination she has experienced in Hollywood because of it, and its downward spiral in tax problems having her money stolen by her manager, broken marriages and drug fight. In addition, the book marks Jewell official coming out regarding her sexuality. “
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