You would never know that David Arquette used to have a huge fear of speaking and reading in front of people. Arquette has dyslexia. It used to stop him from volunteering in class, but now, he is a widely recognized actor who overcame his fear of public speaking. He’s performed in films such as Never Been Kissed [2] and Scream [3], performed the voice of Skully in the animated show Jake and the Never Land Pirates [4], and has performed on Dancing with the Stars.

Now, when Arquette speaks, he highlights the importance of overcoming your fears and not letting them beat you down. Read more about him over at MSN [5].

 

This Dancing with the Stars performer and acclaimed actor used to fear public speaking due to dyslexia -- but not anymore!