Asperger Syndrome is largely misunderstood by the general populace, but is best describe as a developmental disorder characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests. In 2015, Asperger's was estimated to affect 37.2 million people globally. Interestingly enough, there are many famous actors, musicians, and artists with the condition – most of who you never would have expected. Here are twenty-two of the most famous ones.
22. Dan Aykroyd
Canadian comedic actor Dan Aykroyd credited his unique brain chemistry with his Ghostbusters performance.
People with Asperger's tend to develop a passionate interest in select, narrow topics.
Aykroyd's interests were in cops and ghosts–both elements in the iconic 80s comedy in which he would star.