31 Celebrities Who Probably Have Asperger's Syndrome

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Asperger syndrome (AS), also known as Asperger's, is a developmental disorder which is a milder autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that is marked by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication. While living a normal and healthy life with Asperger syndrome is quite challenging, the condition hasn’t been able to stop numerous people from achieving great heights in their careers. Some of the most brilliant minds of all time, Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton are believed by modern researchers to have displayed symptoms of Asperger syndrome. Musical great Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and renowned painter Vincent Van Gogh also had this condition. Asperger syndrome causes the patients to display behavior, interests, and activities that are restricted and repetitive. Their social behavior is also severely restricted which makes it extremely difficult for such people to enjoy a normal social life. However, with determination and hard work, people with Asperger's can not only lead a normal life, but can also excel in their professional fields. Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Schulz, Thomas Edison, Mark Twain, and Bill Gates are among the highly successful people who achieved a lot despite suffering from the syndrome. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous people with Asperger’s.
Vote for Your Favourite 31 Celebrities Who Probably Have Asperger's Syndrome
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Abraham Lincoln
(16th President of the United States (1861-1865))
Abraham Lincoln
97
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Larue County, Kentucky, United States
Died: April 15, 1865
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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David Byrne
(American-Scottish musician)
David Byrne
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dumbarton, Scotland
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
Michael Palin
(Comedian, Actor)
Michael Palin
6
Birthdate: May 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Broomhill, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Charles M. Schulz
(Cartoonist)
Charles M. Schulz
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 12, 2000
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Paddy Considine
(Actor, Director, Screenwriter)
Paddy Considine
3
Birthdate: September 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Jamie Hyneman
(Television presenter, Journalist, Linguist, Wrangler, Machinist)
Jamie Hyneman
3
Birthdate: September 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marshall
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Daniel Tammet
(Inspirational Author and Autistic Savant Known for His Memoir 'Born on a Blue Day')
Daniel Tammet
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barking, London, England
 8 
Keith Olbermann
(Television presenter, Writer, Journalist)
Keith Olbermann
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
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Ladyhawke
(singer, songwriter)
Ladyhawke
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Masterton
 10 
James Durbin
(Singer)
James Durbin
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 6, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Cruz, California, United States
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Craig Nicholls
(Singer, Composer, Painter, Guitarist, Songwriter)
Craig Nicholls
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sydney
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Camilla Henemark
(Singer, Model)
Camilla Henemark
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)