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ISFJ Famous People and Characters

There are many ISFJ famous people across the world. From famous ISFJ celebrities to ISFJ characters and politicians. Here we will discuss a few of them.

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ISFJ Actors

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Miranda Cosgrove

Her first role was at age 10 when she played the band manager in School of Rock. A few years later she secured a key role in Nickolodeon's hit show iCarly. Cosgrove then used this to start a career alongside acting as a singer, even recording a song written by Canadian rockstar, Avril Lavigne. Cosgrove is also involved with charitable organisations regarding blood cancer awareness.

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Elijah Wood

Best known for his work in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Wood keeps a healthy separation between his personal and professional life. He has done some charity work and owns a production company for horror movies.

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Kirsten Dunst

Dunst began working in the film industry as a child and has maintained a steady career ever since. She is known for her sensitive portrayals of difficult roles, such as Lux in The Virgin Suicides.

Other mentions: Sir Michael Caine, Naomi Watts, Bruce Willis, and Halle Berry.

ISFJ Musicians

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Aretha Franklin

A lifelong activist, Franklin performed with her sisters and son in her backing band. She was known for being shy and quiet in her personal life.

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Selena Gomez

Along with her singing and acting careers, Gomez was a spokesperson for UNICEF's Trick-or-Treat campaign for three years, helping raise money to aid children.

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The queen of pop; she is the epitome of extraverted feeling: fun, exuberant, but also humble and compassionate. Hard-working and family-oriented, Beyoncé is as well-known for her activism as she is her music.

Notable mentions: Sarah Brightman, Kendrick Lamar, Kenny Chesney, and Barbara Streisand.

ISFJ Writers

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Louisa May Alcott

Known for her classic book Little Women, it's safe to assume that Alcott was a firm believer in family, tradition, and helping others.

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Author of the internationally-beloved Sherlock Holmes stories, Doyle shares a lot of traits with another ISFJ-- his own character, Dr. Watson!

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign, Tennyson was known for his poetic language and constant revisions of his work, striving to make it perfect.

Notable mentions: Agatha Christie, Marcus Aurelius, W. H. Auden, Ed Bradley, and Robin Roberts.

ISFJ Leaders and Royalty

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Better known as Princess Kate, Catherine has been active in charity work since college. She chose to be confirmed into the Church of England prior to marrying Prince William, following centuries of tradition.

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Queen Mary I of England

Queen of England from 1553-58, Mary I reinstated Catholicism-- her mother's faith-- in England. She was well-educated and quiet.

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Rosa Parks

Parks was active in the civil rights movement from her childhood. She described herself as timid, and said that much of her courage came from her faith and the people who loved her.

Notable mentions: Princess Mary of Denmark, Robert E. Lee, Clara Barton, and President Jimmy Carter.

ISFJ Fictional Characters

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Samwise Gamgee (The Lord of the Rings)

Sam's dedication to Frodo and willingness to face a near-impossible task led to the successful destruction of the One Ring, saving Middle Earth.

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Belle (Beauty and the Beast)

Intelligent and loyal, Belle takes her father's place when he is imprisoned by the Beast-- then shows the Beast compassion, saving him from remaining a monster for the rest of his life.

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Jennifer Honey (Matilda)

The sweet teacher from Roald Dahl's children's book, Matilda. Miss Honey, played by Embeth Davidtz in the 1996 film, is portrayed as a forever-caring, kind and compassionate teacher who adores each and every one of her students. She was a child when her mother died and was raised more by her mean aunt, Miss Trunchball, who she later works under at the school when she's an adult.

Notable mentions: Forrest Gump (Forrest Gump) Steve Rogers/Captain America (Marvel) Dr. Jorn Watson (Sherlock Holmes) Westley (The Princess Bride) Cinderella (Cinderella).


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Ellie Simmonds, MSc

University of Bath, Psychology

Ellie Simmonds, MSc in Psychology from University of Bath. Ellie is an associate lecturer on psychometric assessments and has extensive knowledge of the 16-type model.