Julia Roberts. Not an actual paraplegic actress. But, what else would you expect from Ryan fucking Murphy.
Baffled that the Beeb filed this under “health” rather than “entertainment”. It’s about a TV character!
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Excellent that they have a disabled prison warden (even if he isn’t the most moral of men). But why couldn’t he be played by an amputee actor?
Edit: Up to episode 10. A group of teenagers come to visit to get a “don’t end up like us” lecture from the inmates. One’s a wheelchair user. Played by a non-disabled actor. And this is from the show that’s been so lauded for its diversity.
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Why Michael Cera when there are dozens of disabled actors who could play the part? Oh, yes. Michael Cera is famous.
Why aren’t there famous disabled people? Because no-one will cast them.
If they’d used an actual wheelchair user they’d have avoided the budget problem of having to buy a wheelchair.
(I nearly threw up when she sucked his piss-covered fingers.)