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Billy Connolly has Parkinson's

Comic and actor Billy Connolly is being treated for the "initial symptoms" of Parkinson's Disease and has had surgery for prostate cancer.

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Billy Connolly's prostate cancer surgery 'a total success'

Billy Connolly recently underwent minor surgery in America after being diagnosed with the very early stages of prostate cancer. The operation was a total success, and Billy is fully recovered.

In addition, Billy has been assessed as having the initial symptoms of Parkinson's disease, for which he is receiving the appropriate treatment.

Billy has been assured by experts that the findings will in no way inhibit or affect his ability to work, and he will start filming a TV series in the near future, as well as undertaking an extensive theatrical tour of New Zealand in the new year.

– Billy Connolly's spokeswoman

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