Even famous people are not spared of fears and phobias. These famous people are known to have fears of animals or animal phobias.
When you're afflicted with a fear of animals or animal phobias, you're disinclined to be near the animal in question. Here is a list of famous people who will not get near to the animal which gives them the phobia.
Fear of mice or also known as musophobia. Walt Disney was known to have a fear of mice. Ironically his most famous and lucrative cartoon character is a mouse!
Fear of wasps or also known as spheksophobia. British actor Robson Green has a fear of wasps.
Fear of insects or also known as entomophobia. Film director Steven Spielberg has a fear of insects.
Fear of birds or also known as ornithophobia. Footballer and husband to Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, David Beckham has a fear of birds.
Fear of horses or also known as hippophobia and equinophobia. Western actor Clint Eastwood may not have a morbid fear of horses but he is allergic to horses.
Fear of sharks or also known as selacophobia. Actor Brad Pitt and actress Christina Ricci are both known to suffer from selacophobia.
Fear of cats or also known as ailurophobia. Famous people of the past have suffered from this affliction which includes statesmen Benito Mussolini and Napoleon Bonaparte. Augustus Caesar and King Henry III of France were also known to be terrified of cats.
Fear of snakes or also known as ophidiophobia. Just like the movie hero Indiana Jones who is terrified of snakes, TV chef Ainsley Harriot also has an extreme fear of snakes.
Fear of chickens or also known as alektorophobia. American actress Shannon Elizabeth has a morbid fear of chickens.
Fear of spiders or also known as arachnophobia. Actor Johnny Depp, actress Wendy Richard and tennis player Andre Agassi all share the same fear of spiders.