Myers-Briggs Type Indicator/INTJ

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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Introduction | Four polar dimensions: E/I, S/N, T/F, J/P | Four basic temperaments: SJ, SP, NT, NF | The sixteen types
QuickTyping | At work | Criticisms | Further reading

Famous INTJs[edit]


  • Dan Aykroyd, actor (Blues Brothers)
  • Raymond Burr, actor (Perry Mason, Ironsides)
  • Chevy Chase, actor (Cornelius Crane) (Fletch)
  • Phil Donahue, television talk show host
  • Greg Gumbel, television sportscaster
  • Veronica Hamel, actress (Hill Street Blues)
  • Peter Jennings, television newscaster
  • Joan Lunden, television talk show host
  • Trent Reznor, founder of Nine Inch Nails
  • Pernell Roberts, actor (Bonanza)
  • Elyse Sewell, fashion model, reality TV star
  • Maria Owens Shriver, television newscaster
  • Jay-Z, rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur
  • Russell Crowe, actor (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind), producer, musician
  • Jodie Foster, actress (Taxi Driver, Silence of the Lambs), producer, director

Politicians and Leaders[edit]

  • Susan B. Anthony, suffragist
  • Chester A. Arthur, US President
  • William F. Buckley, Jr., Conservative political advocate
  • Augustus Caesar (Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus), Roman Emperor
  • Calvin Coolidge, US President
  • Michael Dukakis, Governor (D-MA), 1988 U.S. Dem. pres. nominee
  • Hannibal, Carthaginian military leader
  • Charles Everett Koop, former U.S. surgeon general
  • Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia
  • Charles Rangel, US Representative (D-NY)
  • Samantha Power, former advisor to President Obama
  • Maximilien Robespierre, French Revolution leader
  • Woodrow Wilson, US President
  • Yanis Varoufakis, Minister of Finance - Greece, Economist, author
  • Stephen Harper, Former Canadian Prime Minister


  • Arthur Ashe, tennis champion
  • Orel Leonard Hershiser, IV, major league baseball pitcher
  • Edwin Moses, U.S. olympian (hurdles)
  • Martina Navratilova, tennis champion
  • Ivan Lendl, tennis champion
  • Tom Landry, Dallas Cowboys head coach for 29 seasons


  • Isaac Asimov, sci-fi writer (I, Robot)
  • Jane Austen, author (Pride and Prejudice)
  • Philip K. Dick, sci-fi writer (The Man in the High Castle)
  • C. S. Lewis, author (The Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Josephine Tey (Elizabeth Mackintosh), mystery writer (Brat Farrar)
  • Anton Chekhov, Russian writer, dramatist
  • John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, author (The Lord of the Rings)

Fictional Characters[edit]

  • Bruce Wayne a.k.a Batman (The Dark Knight trilogy)
  • Oswald Cobblepot a.k.a Penguin (Gotham series)
  • Severus Snape (Harry Potter)
  • Mr. Darcy (Pride and Prejudice)
  • Andy Dufresne (The Shawshank Redemption)
  • The Governor (The Walking Dead)
  • Michael Corleone (The Godfather)
  • Mr. Pink (Reservoir Dogs)
  • Marsellus Wallace (Pulp Fiction)
  • O-ren Ishii (Kill Bill Vol. 1)
  • Miranda Lawson (Mass Effect Trilogy)
  • Jane (Telltale's The Walking Dead)
  • Dr. Neo Cortex (Crash Bandicoot series)
  • Samos the Sage (Jak and Daxter series)
  • Gol Acheron (Jak and Daxter series)
  • Elphaba Thropp (Gregory Maguire's Wicked)
  • Hannibal Lecter (Silence of the Lambs)
  • Professor James Moriarty (Sherlock Holmes' nemesis)
  • Stiles Stilinski (Teen Wolf)
  • Tywin Lannister (Game of Thrones)
  • Varys (Game of Thrones)
  • Stannis Baratheon (Game of Thrones)
  • Haytham Kenway (Assassin's Creed 3)
  • Andrew Ryan (BioShock)
  • Paul von Oberstein (Legend of the Galactic Heroes)
  • Ensign Ro Laren (Star Trek--the Next Generation)
  • George Smiley, John le Carre's master spy
  • Clarice Starling (Silence of the Lambs)
  • Emperor Palpatine (Star Wars)
  • Count Dooku (Star Wars)
  • General Grievous (Star Wars)
  • some versions of the Doctor (Doctor Who)
  • Daniel Plainview (There Will Be Blood)
  • Raistlin Majere (Dragonlance Legends)
  • Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games)
  • Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes)
  • Number Six (The Prisoner)
  • Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty)
  • Elizabeth Hawke (Wicked Science)
  • Andrew Ryan (Bioshock)
  • GLaDOS (Portal)
  • Walter White (Breaking Bad)
  • Gus Fring (Breaking Bad)
  • Peter Wiggin (Ender's Game)
  • Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl)
  • Gandalf (The Lord Of The Rings)
  • Elrond (The Lord Of The Rings)
  • Thranduil (The Hobbit)
  • Jonathan Crane (Batman Begins)
  • Socrates (as he is depicted in Plato's dialogues)
  • Nico Robin (One Piece)
  • Lex Luthor (Smallville)
  • Loki Odinson (Thor)
  • Nora Gainesborough (True Blood)
  • Gabriel Tosh (Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty)
  • Abathur (Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm)
  • Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov (Crime and Punishment)
  • Artemis Entreri (Legend of Drizzt)
  • Shogo Makishima (Psycho-pass)
  • Sasuke Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Ciel Phantomhive (Kuroshitsuji)
  • Max Eisenhardt/Erik Lehnsherr a.k.a. Magneto (X-Men)
  • Matt Murdock a.k.a. Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Vegeta (Dragon Ball Z)
  • England (Hetalia)
  • Dr. Gregory House (House, M.D.)
  • Dexter Morgan (Dexter)


  • Azzedine Alaïa, couturier
  • William J. Bennett, 'drug czar'
  • Ben Bernanke, Chairman of US Federal Reserve
  • Fischer Black, economist
  • Niels Bohr, physicist
  • Bobby Fischer, chess prodigy
  • Stephen Hawking, physicist
  • Christopher Hitchens, polemicist
  • John Maynard Keynes, economist
  • Lise Meitner, physicist
  • Ludwig von Mises, economist
  • John Nash, mathematician
  • Sir Isaac Newton, physicist, mathematician
  • Nikola Tesla, inventor, engineer
  • Adam Worth, "Napoleon of Crime", Master Criminal, "The Eye"
  • Mark Zuckerberg
  • Michelle Obama

Web links[edit]