David Puttnam

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David Terence Puttnam, Baron Puttnam, is a British film director. He is now active in the House of Lords, the upper chamber of the UK's Parliament and is titled Lord Puttnam of Queensgate.[1] He has lived with ME since 1998.[2][3] "He believes that it was triggered by the joint impact of a virus and the strain he had been under…"[2]

Illness[edit]

"The disease returns between three and eight times a year for around three days at a time."[2]

Advocacy[edit]

He is one of the four patrons of Action for ME.[4]

Interviews[edit]

"We are delighted that Lord Puttnam has come forward to speak of his life, both before and with ME. We hope that his story will reach as many people as possible, helping to create a more understanding world for the thousands that must live with ME every day."[3]

Online Presence[edit]

See Also:[edit]

References[edit]

  1. UK Parliament - Biographies - David Putman
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Puttnam tells of 16 years with ME - Guardian - Health
  3. 3.0 3.1 Puttnam fighting fatigue sickness - BBC - Entertainment
  4. Action for ME - About: Patrons


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