Jake Lloyd: That's how young Anakin Skywalker is today

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At the age of just ten, Jake Lloyd (30) became a child star. In 1999, he got the role of the young Anakin Skywalker in "Star Wars: Episode I – The Dark Menace". The film failed mercilessly among fans and critics. A real shit storm followed. Lloyd then made a name for himself in 2015 with a car chase and a stay in prison. Then he was sent to a psychiatric facility. Even then it was said that the actor was suffering from schizophrenia. His mother is said to have confirmed this.

"He is still a friendly person"

"Jake was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, but unfortunately he also has a symptom called anosognosia that causes a lack of insight into his illness," quotes the Geek News Now page from a statement by Lisa Lloyd. He also suffers from the tragic loss of his younger sister Madison, who according to the report died in July 2018 at the age of 26.

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The 30-year-old is now closer to his family and everyone would work hard to help him. "He is still a friendly and caring person and we hope that he will return to his funny and entertaining self as soon as possible," said Lisa Lloyd confidently.