Character Recommendations Based on Jim Carroll

Merry Brandybuck The Lord of the Rings

A troublemaking hobbit with a brave streak that some might call foolhardy

Neil Perry Dead Poets Society

A brilliant student with an artist's soul – and he's desperate to unleash it

John Dorian Scrubs

As a doctor-in-training, JD's head should be in the game. But most of the time, it's in the clouds

Will Smith The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Fly Philly fish-out-of-water in ritzy Bel-Air

John Keating Dead Poets Society

The biggest lesson from this inspiring teacher? Carpe diem

Elton John Rocketman

The road to stardom is a rocky ride

Zoe Benson American Horror Story: Coven

She may seem like a shy girl-next-door, but Zoe has the inner fortitude of a powerful witch leader

El Diablo Suicide Squad

El Diablo's fiery temper produces actual fire