They say whatever doesn’t kill makes you stronger. Alan Ruck, who played Cameron Frye in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, had a seriously close call in 2002.
The actor, who also starred in the TV sitcom Spin City, was hospitalized with a strep infection in December 2001. Doctors didn’t think he’d survive. Ultimately, Alan pulled through, and here, in this Oprah: Where Are They Now? interview, he shares the story of his sudden illness and recovery.