Five Hollywood Actors Who Have Rosacea
Is your red, acne-looking skin driving you mad? Do you hide at home, unwilling to go out without lots of make up? You’re not alone. While many still prefer to keep their rosacea hidden from public view, some celebrities are speaking up and announcing they have rosacea and are not ashamed. Here are five celebrities who are reported to have rosacea.
While not technically an actor, you have seen this major celebrity on TV and in shows like Saturday Night Live. The former president of the United States was frequently seen with a very red complexion. As stress is one of the triggers for a rosacea flare-up, it’s not really surprising that he did struggle to keep the facial redness at bay. In 1996, his doctors revealed his skin condition, helping to explain why his nose and cheeks appeared red so frequently.
The late W.C. Fields is one of the best known actors with rosacea. His was so noticeable because he had not only the facial redness, but he suffered from rhinophyma, an advancement of rosacea that cause the nose to develop bulbous growths.
Sex & the City star Cynthia Nixon has been extremely talkative about her struggles with rosacea. Needing clear skin in a world where beauty seems to be everything, the actress relied on prescription medications until she had her triggers and skin care regimens figured out and toning her facial redness. She joined ActOnRed.ca to help raise awareness to the skin condition..
Captain Kirk is not impervious to skin problems, and rosacea is the issue he faces. His red face is caused by the skin condition. Some experts also feel he may be showing signs with rhinophyma as his nose often has a very bulbous appearance.
Actress Renee Zellweger often had a flushed appearance that didn’t go unnoticed. Dealing with rosacea while also appearing in blockbuster movies, it’s alleged that the actress wore extremely heavy make up to try to hide the redness.