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Much like his character, Maurice Benard (Sonny) has had a long battle with bipolar disorder. The actor continues to remain outspoken about his condition by appearing in the documentary "OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive Major Depression Bipolar Asperger's Movie." The film follows Bud Clayman who suffers from mental illness, as he talks with others with similar struggles, including Benard. "OC87" is currently making the festival rounds. For more information go to OC87.