“Ghostbusters” Actor Shares His Experience with Autism
By C. Dixon
When Dan Aykroyd (the writer of Ghostbusters) was a young boy, he was diagnosed with Tourette’s and Asperger’s. Nowadays, both are controllable and manageable, and he has been able to channel them creatively. In fact, he says that getting absorbed in things as a kid, like making faces in the mirror, may have directly fed his imagination.
Watch this clip to hear about his experiences. And check out these fun facts about him!
Dan Aykroyd is far from the only celebrity out there who is on the autism spectrum. Check out this list of celebrities with ASD!

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