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Famous People with Autism

Famous People with Autism

(and / or Asperger’s Syndrome)

Famous people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger Syndrome have not let their conditions stop them from success. Autism and Asperger Syndrome are both part of the group of conditions called Autism Spectrum Disorders as outlined by the DSM-V which is published by the American Psychiatric Association.

Famous People with Autism
Daryl Hannah

From this list you will see that famous people with autism and Asperger Syndrome span the gamut from actors, musicians, Nobel Laureates, authors, athletes, anthropologists, and even the creator of Pokemon.

List of Famous People with Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Famous People with Autism Marty Balin
Axel Brauns
Robert Gagno
James Garfield
Daryl Hannah
Andy Kaufman
Christopher Knowles
Matthew Laborteaux
Courtney Love
Katherine McCarron
Jason McElwain
Jasmine O’Neill
Sue Rubin
Birger Sellin
Donna Williams
Famous People with Asperger SyndromeDan Aykroyd
Richard Borcherds
Susan Boyle
Dawn Prince-Hughes
Jerry Newport
Craig Nicholls
Gary Numan
Tim Page
Jerry Seinfeld
Vernon L. Smith
Satoshi Tajiri
Liane Holliday Willey

On this list of famous and notable people with autism and Aspberger Sydrome you’ll no doubt find some unfamiliar names. Many of the people listed are leaders in their respective fields.

Andy Kaufman

Most of the notable people listed are mid to high functioning. There is a whole other list of celebrities and stars that are suspected to have Asperberger Syndrome or autism but I’ve left them out since this is merely speculation.