Not all folk with medical disorders have entered show business, though many have. Here are a few famous people who were born with the pituitary glandular con- dition known as Acromegaly, often marked by tallness but, often, by progressive misshapenness, most no- ticeable in facial features. Some did exceedingly well in other pursuits, among them sports and even politics. Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. President, as photographed by Alexander Gardner in February 1865, near the end of his life. Thanks to Shorpy. Rondo Hatton, Soldier, Reporter, Actor -- Photo thanks to tumblr. Hatton's condition eventually caused a fatal heart attack, in 1943.