Bruce Willis has been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia: what you should know about the condition

Blockbuster action film star Bruce Willis retired from acting in spring 2022 following his career diagnosed aphasia, a neurological disorder that affects the ability to produce and understand words. Now Willis’ condition has improved and he has received a new diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia from his family announced (opens in new tab) Thursday (February 16).

“Unfortunately, communication difficulties are just a symptom of the illness Bruce is facing,” the statement said. “While it’s painful, it’s a relief to finally have a clear diagnosis.”

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