Famous autistic savants
American clay sculptor
Tony DeBlois, blind American musician
Leslie Lemke, blind American musician
Lerman, American artist
Thristan Mendoza, Filipino marimba prodigy
Jerry Newport is an author, savant, and has
Asperger's. His wife, Mary Newport, is also a savant on the autistic spectrum
Derek Paravicini, blind British musician
James Henry Pullen, gifted British carpenter
Matt Savage, U.S. autistic jazz prodigy
Hungarian autistic savant, poet, writer and artist
with severe autism
Tito Mukhopadhyay, author, poet and philosopher
Fictional characters described by the
authors as being on the
Radley from To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (debated)
Albino from The Technopriests by Alejandro Jodorowsky and
Lou Arrendale and his associates from The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon.
Caleb Applewhite from
the television show Desperate Housewives
Raymond Babbitt from the film Rain Man played by Dustin Hoffman
John Francis Boone in the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
Kazan from the film
Roy Cropper From Coronation Street
Jerry "Hands" Espenson from the television show Boston Legal
Lily Montgomery (Jackson Montgomery's daughter) on the television show All My Children.
Jade from Fahrenheit
Simon Lynch from the film Mercury Rising
Stone on General Hospital-Jagger's son.
Dr. Kio Masada
from C. S. Friedman's This Alien Shore is an autistic savant with a talent for computer science. The book also mentions
his deceased wife, a musically gifted autistic savant, and includes Masada's musings on the nature of their relationship.
Within the text, members of their culture refer to them as iru, but Friedman has confirmed that this term is meant to be analogous
Darryl McAllister from A Wizard Alone, part of Diane Duane's Young Wizards series. His autism gives
him an unusual perspective of the world that in turn gives him unique abilities as a wizard.
Ellen Ripley from the
film Alien: Resurrection, described as "emotionally autistic" after her resurrection.
Cody from the film
Bless the Child.
Sheperd from the book By the Light of the Moon.
Arnie O' Conner from Dean Koontz's
Seth Wyler from Stephen King's book The Regulators.
Charlie Godfrey from Betsy Byars'
novel Summer of the Swans.
Reed Richards: Alicia Masters and Susan Storm speculated that Reed's social inadequecy
and scientific aptitude were a result of Asperger's Syndrome in Fantastic Four: 1234 by Grant Morrison.
Raam of the 2005 internationally-acclaimed Tamil film Raam (film).
J, a recurring character in the video game Final
Mayuko (Rie Tomosaka) in the 2000 dorama Kimi ga oshiete kureta koto
Teru (Fumiya Fujii) in the 2000
dorama Tenshi ga kieta machi
Theo on Days of Our Lives-Lexie and Abe's son.
Natalie Flanagan from Gennifer
Choldenko's 2004 youth novel Al Capone Does My Shirts
Marty Zellerbach from Robert Ludlum's novel, The Hades
Legion (Marvel Comics) Mozart and the Whale-
Film about a love story between two savants,
Donald Morton and
Isabelle Sorenson, with Asperger's syndrome, a kind of autism
The Other Sister-
which doesn't mention autism, but character Daniel McMann is
definitely on spectrum and Carla Tate might be as well.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time-
The story is written in the first-person perspective of Christopher
John Francis Boone, a 15-year-old autistic boy living in Swindon,
Wiltshire. Although Christopher's condition within
the autism spectrum
is not stated explicitly within the novel, the summary on the book's
inside cover describes
it as Asperger syndrome.