Ten Notable Innies
In This Chapter
Introducing famous innie scholars
Recognizing noted innie actors and comics
Acknowledging introverted presidents
Although innies gain energy from their inner world, that doesnât stop them from making their mark on the outside world as well. In fact, youâll find famous introverts in every walk of life. In this chapter, you meet ten well-known innies whoâve done everything from winning Oscars to walking on the moon.
Now, if youâre an extrovert, some of the people included in this chapter will surprise you, and I hope they do! People often equate introverted with quiet, shy, or overly analytical. But in reality, introverts come in a lot of different styles, shapes, and sizes, as you find out in the following pages.
This quiet scientist wasnât at all frightened by the giant tortoises and other strange creatures he met on the GalÃ¡pagos Islands. No, what scared the heck out of him were the meetings and social events he had to attend when he got back to England.
Like many introverts, Darwin hated the limelight but sparkled when it came to being a family man. One of his daughters wrote, âTo all of us, he was the ...