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In May 2001, O'Neal disclosed that he was diagnosed with leukemia on his 60th birthday (April 20).
"The turnaround [in my career] was 'Barry Lyndon'. Now people say it's my best work. But I never got a good job after it. I didn't have an image ... I knew I wasn't good. I was ordinary. I developed up to a point, and then ... I stopped trying, I nearly gave up. I'd made a lot of money in the early 1970s and I'd put it all into old-age trailer parks, so I had about $20 million in real estate--I didn't need to work." --Ryan O'Neal in Vanity Fair, February 1991.
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