Howie Mandel (voice of Gizmo in Gremlins) has a separate, smaller house in his backyard to live in when one of his family members is sick due to his irrational fear (mysophobia) of germs.
Australian zookeeper Steve Irwin also nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter" was afraid of parrots. He said "They’ve nearly torn my nose off. I’ve had some really bad parrot bites."
American director Woody Allen is both claustrophobic and agoraphobic, meaning he is afraid of both open and closed spaces.
Stanley Kubrick was afraid of flying, even though he was a licensed pilot. His wife said "As a photographer for Look magazine early in his career he had to learn to fly and nearly crashed his plane. Shortly after, a colleague was killed piloting a plane and for some reason, his camera and notebooks, horribly squashed and burnt, were sent to Kubrick. It traumatized him. But it was only when he flew to Spain to film Spartacus that the reaction hit him. Terribly ill, in a state of nervous shock, the return flight was his last."
American television personality Khloe Kardashian is afraid of the belly button.
Spanish draftsman Salvador Dali was afraid of grasshoppers. When they appear in Dalí's work, grasshoppers are used as a symbol of destruction, waste, and fear.
Kristen Bell has fear of pruney fingers. She cured this fear by wearing her bride gloves.
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Tyra Banks has delfiniphobia, the fear of dolphins.
English footballer David Beckham is afraid of frogs. He revealed his phobia on a BBC documentary, where he explored the Amazon rainforest, he said: “I’m not a big frog fan. I can’t lie.”
American television personality Danielle Jonas is afraid of balloons.