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Victoria Dillard - Actress Who Suffered Parkinson's Disease at The Height of Her Career

Published Sun Mar 14 2021 By Aashika
Victoria Dillard - Actress Who  Suffered Parkinson's Disease at The Height of Her Career

Victoria Dillard is a well-known personality as an actress who worked in Hollywood for more than two decades. She got immense fame for appearing in the ABC sitcom, 'Spin City' in the character Janelle Cooper.

On 20th September 1969, 'Coming to America' actress came into this world. Her birthplace is New York City, New York, United States. At age of five, she started acting for the company 'Dance Theatre of Harlem'.

Let's look at some information to know more about Victoria Dillard. 

How Much Dillard Have Net Worth?

Dillard has an estimated net worth of $900 thousand that she earned through her acting career. From childhood, she was interested in acting and worked from age 5. In her early, she has worked with 'Porgy and Bess' production at the Metropolitan Opera. 

Her first debut in the industry is from the Tv show 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' as Ballerina. Later, appeared in numerous series and movies such as 'Nasty Boys', 'Ali', 'The Best Man', 'Seinfeld', 'Family Law', 'Law & Order', and so on. 

Victoria Dillard in the series 'The Best Man Holiday'.
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Former Girlfriend of Laurence Fishburne 

Victoria Dillard was in a relationship with Laurence Fishburne. He is a popular personality of the industry as an actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director. 

As belonging in the same field, the pair met on the set of the film, 'Deep Cover' in 1992. After working on the same project, they started loving each other. Unfortunately, in 1995, the two broke up and ended their relationship. Currently, the actress has been enjoying the single life whereas Mr. Fishburne was married to Gina Torres from 2001 to 2018. 

Victoria Dillard with her former boyfriend Laurence Fishburne.
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Health Issue

At the age of 36, Dillard got diagnosed with Parkinson's disease which was announced in 2005. The disease is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. 

Not only she but in the industry the actor, Michael J. Fox has also been diagnosed with the same disease. The two have worked together in the series, 'Spin City'

Left Hollywood Industry

The talented actress left Hollywood in 2009. Her last appearance was in the television series 'The Unusuals'. In the series, she portrayed the role of Dora Nix. Since then, the actress has not appeared in movies and series, also in award events. 

Social Activist 

'Ricochet' actress is an advocate for Parkinson's disease as she has been faced with it. She speaks and advises on the disease. Her motivational speech at the social program has inspired many people who are surviving with the disease. 

Low Profile

Being a celebrity, Dillard keeps her distance from the media. She has not appeared or spotted in any events of the industry. In this internet world, the former actress has not been active on any social page such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. 

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