Famous People With Autism:


people with similar characteristics to ourselves, especially when those people are successful or well-known and for this reason some well-known people who have shown some autistic or Asperger's syndrome (AS) traits are listed below. Some may have autism or AS in their mild or severe forms and others may be elsewhere on the autistic continuum.
Some known television characters:
Alex P Keaton, played by Michael J Fox in Family ties, USA 1982-1989.
Basil Fawlty, played by John Cleese in Fawlty Towers, BBC 1975-1979.
Cliff Clavin, played by John Ratzenberger in Cheers, USA 1982-1993
Daria Morgendorffer in Daria, MTV cartoon USA 1997-
Jim Dial, played by Charles Kimbrough Murphy Brown, USA 1988-1998.
Lisa Simpson voiced by Yeardley Smith in The Simpsons1989-
Mr Bean, played by Rowan Atkinson in the eponymous TV series and film Bean and Johnny English UK/USA 1997-
Taz Tasmanian Devil (voiced by Jim Cummings) inTaz-Mania, USA cartoon 1991-1993.
Steven Quincy "Steve" Urkel / Myrtle Urkel / Stephan Urquell, played by Jaleel White in Family Matters, USA 1989-1998
Some film characters:
Andrew Martin the robot, played by Robin Williams in Bicentennial Man, USA 1999 from a story by Isaac Asimov .
Barry, played by Jack Black in High Fidelity, USA 2000 (
Benjie, played by Oliver Conant in Summer of '42 of USA 1971
Chance the Gardener ("Chauncy Gardener") played by Peter Sellers in Being There of USA 1979
Charly Gordon, played by Cliff Robertson in Charly, USA 1968.
Cody, played by Holliston Coleman in Bless The Child, USA 2000
"Noodles" (David Aaronson), played by Robert De Niro in Once Upon A Time In America, Italy/USA 1984.
Raymond Babbitt, played by Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man, USA 1988.
Ricky Fitts, played by Wes Bentley in American Beauty ofUSA 1999.
Simon Lynch, "nine-year-old autistic boy", played by Miko Hughes in Mercury Rising of USA 1998.
Victor, played by Jean-Pierre Cargol in L'Enfant Sauvage, directed by François Truffaut, France 1969 William Forrester, played by Sean Connery in Finding Forrester of UK/USA 2000
Some cartoon characters:
Calvin of Calvin and Hobbes, created by Bill Watterson of US
Dilbert, engineer, created by Scott Adams, US.
Mr Logic, literalist character from the adult British comic Viz, inspired by Steve Donald (brother of the comic's creators).
Gerald McBoing-Boing, created by "Dr Seuss" (Theodore Seuss Geisel), US books, films and TV.

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