This week, 30 Rock comedian Tracy Morgan revealed that he’d had a kidney transplant earlier this month. He’s said to be doing well, but Morgan is hardly the first celeb to suffer health problems this year. A slew of other famous folk have survived major health threats in the last twelve months — and have gone under the knife to remedy of a variety of ailments.
If the trend among celebrities is true, men would do well to start paying closer attention to their health; well over half of those who went under the knife were male. Coincidence? Possibly, but statistics do show that women have lower mortality rates at all ages, so we’re not surprised that more health problems are cropping up among Hollywood stars than starlets. Here’s a look back at the year in star surgeries: