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Wil Anderson to have double hip replacement due to osteoarthritis

5 April 2012 10:05 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Wil Anderson has revealed that he will need to have a double hip replacement. The 38-year-old Australian comedian, who is best known for his roles in television shows such as The Gruen Transfer and The Glass House, said that he was diagnosed with osteoarthritis last year during a compulsory medical check for TV employer The ABC. According to the Herald Sun, Anderson announced while on stage at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival on Wednesday night (April 4) that he will require surgery within the next five years. Anderson said that he had suffered from horrific back pain for years and said of the diagnosis: "My first reaction was, 'I can never go on The Amazing (more) »

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