Famous Dyslexics

All of these extremely accomplished and well-known people have been reported to share something in common...The GIFT of Dyslexia.

Although many would believe that their success was obtained DESPITE Dyslexia, we contend that their success was obtained BECAUSE of their gifted, multi-dimensional, thinking style.

Muhammad Ali
Hans Christian Anderson
Harry Belafonte
Alexander Graham Bell
Orlando Bloom
Richard Branson
Erin Brockovich
George Burns
Jim Carrey
Agatha Christie
Winston Churchill
George Clooney
Tom Cruise
Leonardo da Vinci
Patrick Dempsey
Walt Disney
Thomas Edison
Albert Einstein
Henry Ford
Danny Glover
Whoopi Goldberg
Tommy Hilfiger
Anthony Hopkins

Bruce Jenner
Magic Johnson
John F. Kennedy
Keira Knightly
Jay Leno
Greg Louganis
Jack Nicholson
George Patton
Daniel Powter
Keanu Reeves
Nelson Rockefeller
Nolan Ryan
Charles Schwab
Will Smith
Jackie Stewart
Quentin Tarantino
Liv Tyler
George Washington
Robin Williams
Woodrow Wilson
Henry Winkler
Steven Spielberg


"Imagination is more important than knowledge."

Albert Einstein 

“One thing about mildly dyslexic people — they’re good at setting everything else aside to pursue one goal.”
Jay Leno

“I had to train myself to focus my attention. I became very visual and learned how to create mental images in order to comprehend what I read.”
Tom Cruise 

“A teacher sent the following note home with a six-year-old boy: “He is too stupid to learn.” That boy was Thomas A. Edison.”
Thomas Edison 

"Dyslexia is more common than you can imagine. You are not alone. And while you will have this the rest of your life, you can dart between the raindrops to get where you want to go and it will not hold you back."
Steven Spielberg