List of people with Down syndrome
This is a list of people with Down syndrome, a condition also known as Down's syndrome or trisomy 21. Down syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21. It is typically associated with physical growth delays, characteristic facial features, and mild to moderate intellectual disability. The average IQ of a young adult with Down syndrome is 50, equivalent to the mental age of an 8- or 9-year-old child, but this number varies widely. Down syndrome is the most common chromosome abnormality in humans, occurring in about one per 1000 babies born each year.
|Alsabbagh, DannyDanny Alsabbagh||Actor who played Toby in Summer Heights High.||Australia|||
|Bachiller, ÁngelaÁngela Bachiller||A city councillor in Valladolid, Spain, representing the People's Party.||Spain|||
|Barbanell, EdwardEdward Barbanell||Actor who starred in The Ringer||born August 14, 1977||United States|||
|Barnard, SamSam Barnard||Actor and reality star who appeared on The Suspicions of Mr Whicher and The Undateables.||born October 21, 1985||United Kingdom|||
|Beatty, JayJay Beatty||Celtic F.C. fan.||born December 23, 2003||United Kingdom|||
|Brewer, JamieJamie Brewer||Actress who appeared in American Horror Story: Murder House and American Horror Story: Coven.||born February 5, 1985||United States|||
|Burke, ChrisChris Burke||Actor and folk singer, best known for his role in Life Goes On as character Charles "Corky" Thacher.||born August 26, 1965||United States|||
|Duquenne, PascalPascal Duquenne||Actor who won the Best Actor Award at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival for his role in The Eight Day.||born August 8, 1970||Belgium|||
|Friedman, Andrea FayAndrea Fay Friedman||Actor who appeared in Life Goes On and the Family Guy episode "Extra Large Medium".||born June 1, 1970||United States|||
|Gaffney, KarenKaren Gaffney||Disability rights campaigner and the first living person with Down syndrome to receive an honorary doctorate degree.||born c.1977||United States|||
|de Gaulle, AnneAnne de Gaulle||Youngest child of Charles and Yvonne de Gaulle.||(January 1, 1928 — February 6, 1948)||France|||
|Gerrier, MarinMarin Gerrier||Actor who was nominated for a Genie Award for his role in Café de Flore.|||
|Gillett, FrancesFrances Gillett||Oldest person in the United Kingdon with Down Syndrome.||born July 31, 1941||United Kingdom|
|Goksøyr, Marte WexelsenMarte Wexelsen Goksøyr||Actress, playwright, writer and disability rights activist.||born 1982||Norway|||
|Grissam, DollieDollie Grissam||Oldest person to have ever lived with Down Syndrome.||(February 24, 1941 — August 10, 2016)||United States|
|Gordy, SarahSarah Gordy||Actress who has appeared in Upstairs Downstairs and Call the Midwife.||born c.1978||United Kingdom|||
|Jensen, SandraSandra Jensen||The first person with Down syndrome to receive a heart-lung transplant.||(? — May 9, 1997)||United States|||
|Jessop, TommyTommy Jessop||Actor who starred in Coming Down the Mountain and with Blue Apple Theatre.||born January 19, 1985||United Kingdom|||
|Kingsley, JasonJason Kingsley||Actor who appeared in 55 episodes of Sesame Street||born June 27, 1974||United States|||
|Laz-D||Rapper||born 1982||United States|||
|Moss, JoeyJoey Moss||Edmonton Oilers locker room attendant.||born September 25, 1963||Canada|||
|Pineda, PabloPablo Pineda||Actor who starred in the film Yo También and first student with Down syndrome in Europe to obtain a degree.||born 1974||Spain|||
|Potter, LaurenLauren Potter||Actress who played Becky Jackson in Glee.||born May 10, 1990||United States|||
|Sage, PaulaPaula Sage||BAFTA Scotland award-winning actress who appeared in AfterLife||born c.1980||United Kingdom|||
|Scott, JudithJudith Scott||Outsider sculptor and fiber artist.||(May 1, 1943 — March 15, 2005)||United States|||
|Sepponen, SannaSanna Sepponen||Actress known for her role in Salatut elämät||born 1977||Finland|||
|Stuart, MadelineMadeline Stuart||Model who walked at New York Fashion Week, hailed as the first professional model with Down syndrome.||born c.1997/8||Australia|||
|Tim, the "Oldenburg Baby"||An infant who was born after an unsuccessful abortion attempt and subsequently fostered.||born July 6, 1997||Germany|||
|Zimmerman, LukeLuke Zimmerman||Actor who starred in The Secret Life of the American Teenager||born c.1980||United States|||
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