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Thunderbirds' creator Gerry Anderson has Alzheimer's

  • The creator of Thunderbirds, Gerry Anderson, has revealed he has Alzheimer's Disease.

    The 83-year-old was diagnosed 18 months ago but spoke about it publicly for the first time at an Alzheimer's Society walk launch on Thursday.

    Thunderbirds was filmed in Berkshire and was first broadcast in 1965.

    Anderson used a technique called supermarionation to animate the puppets.