Some famous people with schizophrenia include musician Roky Erickson and Broadway star Meera Popkin. These stars struggled with schizophrenia throughout their lives but made comebacks after receiving proper treatment. More » Art & Literature

Some famous people with disabilities include Stephen Hawking, Heather Whitestone and Dr. John Nash. These individuals succeeded in their respective fields and received various accolades and recognitions. More » Art & Literature

Left-handed people comprise about 10 percent of the population, but the reason for left-handedness is uncertain. Genetics is about 25 percent responsible, according to a study published in 2009 in the journal Neuropsycho... More » World View Social Sciences Population & Demography

Johnny Depp, Steven Spielberg, Nicole Kidman, Michelle Pfeiffer and Lady Gaga are some famous shy people. Others include major politicians and social activists, such as Abraham Lincoln and Rosa Parks. More » Art & Literature

Some of the most famous people from Kansas include Paul Rudd, Kirstie Alley, Ed Asner and Don Johnson. Other famous Kansans include Barry Sanders, Bob Dole, Arlen Specter and Cassandra Peterson. More » Art & Literature

People become famous through innate talents and achievements, through their actions and through less distinct factors, such as inherent wealth or connections to other famous people. Celebrity is typically characterized b... More » Art & Literature

One can find lists of famous people on,, and has a huge database of famous people, including actors, businessmen and politicians ... More » Art & Literature