Lettere01gorgoFamous People with Dyslexia

Dyslexic people are often highly creative and original. They usually succeed through sheer hard work and determination. They are valuable members of a working team. Recent research showed that a high proportion of self-made millionaires are dyslexic, probably because they had the tenacity and self-belief to succeed.

Dyslexia does not stop you getting on in life. Look at the list of just a few of the many successful dyslexic people below. You can succeed you may have your name added soon!

General George S Patton
Hans Christian Andersen
Michael Barrymore
Dennis Bergkamfp
Marlon Brando
Richard Branson
Agatha Christie
Winston Churchill
Margi Clark
Brian Connolly
Tom Cruise
Charles Darwin
Walt Disney
Thomas Edison
Albert Einstein
Whoopi Goldberg
Duncan Goodhew
Susan Hampshire
Carol Harrison
Goldie Hawn
Michael Heseltine
Jeremy Irons
Eddie Izzard
Lynda La Plante
Ruth Madoc
Steve Redgrave
Richard Rogers
Jackie Stewart
Anthea Turner
Leonardo da Vinci
W B Yeats
Benjamin Zephaniah

Updated: 12 March 2009