onsdag, februari 27, 2008

Kända personer med Aspergers och andra autistiska drag...

Kända personer med autistiska drag

Påhittade, verkliga, historiska och nutida kända personer.

Påhittade karaktärer

Från tv

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

Bert (voiced by Frank Oz) in Sesame Street, USA 1969-

Cliff Clavin, played by John Ratzenberger in Cheers, USA 1982-1993

Daria Morgendorffer (voiced by Tracy Grandstaff) in Daria, MTV cartoon USA 1997-

Jim Dial, played by Charles Kimbrough in Murphy Brown, USA 1988-1998

Lisa Simpson (voiced by Yeardley Smith) and Moe (Moe Szyslak of Moe's Tavern, voiced by Hank Azaria) in The Simpsons cartoon, USA 1989-

Martin Miller ("Ben's little brother") played by Matthew Buckley in Grange Hill, Children's BBC UK 1978-

Mr Bean, played by Rowan Atkinson in the eponymous TV series UK 1989- and film Bean UK/USA 1997-

Taz Tasmanian Devil (voiced by Jim Cummings) in Taz-Mania, USA cartoon 1991-1993

Steven Quincy "Steve" Urkel / Myrtle Urkel / Stephan Urquell, played by Jaleel White in Family Matters, USA 1989-1998

Dr Victor Ehrlich and Dr Mark Craig, played by Ed Begley Jr and William Daniels, in Saint Elsewhere, USA 1982-1988

TV Aliens/Utomjordiska karaktärer

Mr Spock, played by Leonard Nimoy in Star Trek, TV and films, USA 1966-

Data and Reginald Barclay, played by Brent Spiner and Dwight Schultz in Star Trek: The Next Generation, USA 1987-1994
Seven of Nine and The Doctor, played by Jeri Ryan and Robert Picardo in Star Trek: Voyager, USA 1995-

The Doctor, The Daleks and The Cybermen, from Dr Who, BBC TV and films UK 1963-1989

Mork, played by Robin Williams in Mork and Mindy, USA 1978-1982

Dick, Sally, Harry and Tommy Solomon, played by John Lithgow, Kristen Johnston,

French Stewart and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 3rd Rock from the Sun, USA 1996-
Film characters

Andrew Martin the robot, played by Robin Williams in Bicentennial Man, USA 1999 from a story by Isaac Asimov (see below)

Barry, played by Jack Black in High Fidelity, USA 2000 (based on the book of the same name by Nick Hornby, whose son is autistic)

Benjie, played by Oliver Conant in Summer of '42, USA 1971

Chance the Gardener ("Chauncy Gardener"), played by Peter Sellers in Being There, USA 1979

Charly Gordon, played by Cliff Robertson in Charly, USA 1968; also known as Charlie Gordon, played by Matthew Modine, in Flowers for Algernon, USA 2000; based on the novel by Daniel Keyes

Cody, played by Holliston Coleman in Bless the Child, USA 2000

Edward Scissorhands, played by Johnny Depp in Edward Scissorhands, USA 1990

Herbie Stempel, played by John Turturro in Quiz Show, USA 1994
"Joon" (Juniper Pearl), played by Mary Stuart Masterson in Benny & Joon, USA 1993

Malcolm Hughes, played by Colin Friels in Malcolm, Australia 1986

Melvin Udall, obsessive-compulsive writer played by Jack Nicholson in As Good as it Gets, USA 1997

Molly McKay, played by Elisabeth Shue in Molly, USA 1999

"Noodles" (David Aaronson), played by Robert De Niro in Once Upon a Time in America, Italy/USA 1984

"Powder" (Jeremy Reeves), played by Sean Patrick Flanery in Powder, USA 1995

Raymond Babbitt, played by Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man, USA 1988

Ricky Fitts, played by Wes Bentley in American Beauty, USA 1999

Simon Lynch, "nine-year-old autistic boy", played by Miko Hughes in Mercury Rising, USA 1998

Thomas Newton, played by David Bowie in The Man Who Fell to Earth, UK 1976

Victor, played by Jean-Pierre Cargol in L'Enfant Sauvage, directed by François Truffaut, France 1969 (based on the true story of "the wild boy of Aveyron"; see also Genie, below)

William Forrester, played by Sean Connery in Finding Forrester, UK/USA 2000

Cartoon characters

Calvin of Calvin and Hobbes, created by Bill Watterson, 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

Litterära och scen karaktärer

Alexandre Luzhin of The Luzhin Defence by Vladimir Nabokov, Russia/USA/Europe 1899-1977; played by John Turturro in the 2000 film

Bartleby of Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street, a short story by Herman Melville, USA 1819-1891

Billy Bibbit of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey, USA 1935-; played by

Brad Dourif in the 1975 film

Frankenstein's Monster from Frankenstein, much-filmed book by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, England 1797-1851

Geoffrey Firmin of Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry, played by Albert Finney in the subsequent film

Professor Henry Higgins, the linguist in Pygmalion, a play by George Bernard Shaw (see below), staged and filmed as the musical My Fair Lady

Monsieur Hercule Poirot, Belgian private detective, from the books of Agatha Christie, England 1890-1976

Ignatius Reilly of A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Jeremy Clockson of Thief of Time by Terry Pratchett

Mary Bennet, Mr Bennet and Mr Collins from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (see below)

Phileas Fogg from Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, France 1828-1905

Sherlock Holmes of the detective stories by English-Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1859-1930, who himself may have had some autistic traits

Barnboks figurer

Catweazle the wizard, from children's stories by Richard Carpenter, played by Geoffrey Bayldon in the UK TV series

UPDATED Pippi Longstocking or Pippi Langstrump, from the children's stories written by Astrid Lindgren, Sweden 1907-2002

Musik karaktärer

Albert Herring from the 1947 comic opera of the same name by Benjamin Britten, England 1913-1976

Petroushka or Petrushka, the puppet, from the 1911 ballet of the same name by Igor Stravinsky, 1882-1971

Fabliska karaktärer

Domme Hans ("Stupid Hans") from the Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Brother Juniper, disciple to Saint Francis of Assisi
Historical famous people

Jane Austen, 1775-1817, English novelist, author of Pride and Prejudice (see above)

Béla Bartók, 1881-1945, Hungarian composer

Ludwig van Beethoven, 1770-1827, German/Viennese composer

AMENDED Alexander Graham Bell, 1847-1922, Scottish/Canadian/American inventor of the telephone

Anton Bruckner, 1824-1896, Austrian composer

Henry Cavendish, 1731-1810, English/French scientist, discovered the composition of air and water

Emily Dickinson, 1830-1886, US poet

Thomas Edison, 1847-1931, US inventor

Albert Einstein, 1879-1955, German/American theoretical physicist

Henry Ford, 1863-1947, US industrialist

Kaspar Hauser, c1812-1833, German foundling, portrayed in a film by Werner Herzog

Oliver Heaviside, 1850-1925, English physicist

Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826, US politician

NEW Carl Jung, 1875-1961, Swiss psychoanalyst

Franz Kafka, 1883-1924, Czech writer

Wasily Kandinsky, 1866-1944, Russian/French painter

H P Lovecraft, 1890-1937, US writer

Ludwig II, 1845-1886, King of Bavaria

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1868-1928, Scottish architect and designer

NEW Gustav Mahler, 1860-1911, Czech/Austrian composer

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791, Austrian composer

Isaac Newton, 1642-1727, English mathematician and physicist

Friedrich Nietzsche, 1844-1900, German philosopher

Bertrand Russell, 1872-1970, British logician

George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950, Irish playwright, writer of Pygmalion (see above),
critic and Socialist

Richard Strauss, 1864-1949, German composer

Nikola Tesla, 1856-1943, Serbian/American scientist, engineer, inventor of electric motors

Henry Thoreau, 1817-1862, US writer

Alan Turing, 1912-1954, English mathematician, computer scientist and cryptographer

Mark Twain, 1835-1910, US humorist

Vincent Van Gogh, 1853-1890, Dutch painter

Ludwig Wittgenstein, 1889-1951, Viennese/English logician and philosopher
Historical people prominent in the late twentieth century (died after 1975)

Isaac Asimov, 1920-1992, Russian/US writer on science and of science fiction, author of Bicentennial Man (see above)

Hans Asperger, 1906-1980, Austrian paediatric doctor after whom Asperger's Syndrom is named

John Denver, 1943-1997, US musician

Glenn Gould, 1932-1982, Canadian pianist

Jim Henson, 1936-1990, creator of the Muppets, US puppeteer, writer, producer, director, composer

Alfred Hitchcock, 1899-1980, English/American film director

NEARLY NEW Howard Hughes, 1905-1976, US billionaire

Andy Kaufman, 1949-1984, US comedian, subject of the film Man on the Moon

L S Lowry, 1887-1976, English painter of "matchstick men"

Charles Schulz, 1922-2000, US cartoonist and creator of Peanuts and Charlie Brown

Andy Warhol, 1928-1987, US artist

Nutida människor

Woody Allen, 1935-, US comedian, actor, writer, director, producer, jazz clarinettist

Tony Benn, 1925-, English Labour politician

Bob Dylan, 1941-, US singer-songwriter

Joseph Erber, 1985-, young English composer/musician who has Asperger's Syndrome, subject of a BBC TV documentary

Bobby Fischer, 1943-, US chess champion

Bill Gates, 1955-, US global monopolist
Genie, 1957-?, US "wild child" (see also L'Enfant Sauvage, Victor, above)

Crispin Glover, 1964-, US actor

Al Gore, 1948-, former US Vice President and presidential candidate

Jeff Greenfield, 1943-, US political analyst/speechwriter, a political wonk

David Helfgott, 1947-, Australian pianist, subject of the film Shine

Michael Jackson, 1958-, US singer

Garrison Keillor, 1942-, US writer, humorist and host of Prairie Home Companion

Kevin Mitnick, 1963-, US "hacker"

John Motson, 1945-, English sports commentator

NEW John Nash, 1928-, US mathematician (portrayed by Russell Crowe in A Beautiful Mind, USA 2001)

Keith Olbermann, 1959-, US sportscaster

Michael Palin, 1943-, English comedian and presenter

Keanu Reeves, 1964-, Lebanese/Canadian/US actor

Oliver Sacks, 1933-, UK/US neurologist, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Awakenings

James Taylor, 1948-, US singer/songwriter

Författare av litteratur om autism

Gunilla Gerland, 1963-, Swedish

Temple Grandin, 1947-, US

Wendy Lawson, 1952-, English/Australian

Edgar Schneider, 1932-, US

Donna Williams, 1963-, Australian/English

5 kommentarer:

Anonym sa...

Intressant läsning.. Skriver om Aspergers syndrom i skolan.. ska ha en föreläsning inför klassen imorgon :) nervöst!

Maria sa...

Förklara vilka autistiska drag Doctor Who har, är du snäll.

kristiina sa...

Nu förstår jag varför jag tycker om att se på och känner igen.mig i de karaktärer som pippi . Faulty towers . Och Mr bean . Jag har nyss fått aspergers diagnos. Jag är 30 år. Tycker att de är grymma karaktärer. :-D:-D :-D

Unknown sa...

Javisst är de underbara. Jag älskar alla olika slags människor. Min äldsta son har Aspergers/ADD och han är helt ljuvlig.

En ny karaktär som får min oreserverade kärlek är Sheldon Cooper i Big Bang Theory.

Visst är det härligt att alla människor är olika och därför alldeles underbara?!

DanielW sa...

ingHar de missat Anya Jenkins i Buffy the Vampire Slayer?