Character Recommendations Based on Virginia Woolf

Inigo Montoya The Princess Bride

A master fencer who's working as a mercenary to pay the bills

Max Fischer Rushmore

President of every club who's fighting to save Latin at school and kiss his teacher

Alice Closer

Lying is the most fun a girl can have without taking her clothes off

Alicia Florrick The Good Wife

Calling her a "good wife" is damning this smart, capable, thoughtful woman with too-faint praise

Padme Amidala Star Wars Series

Young but mature queen tasked with combating intergalactic trade disputes

Natasha Rostova War and Peace

Romantic, impulsive, and captivated by the joys of life, Natasha is on the messy path of growing up

Spencer Hastings Pretty Little Liars

The Hastings family is old and powerful, and Spencer will do anything to continue excelling

Emmett Brown Back to the Future

An eccentric inventor who's crazy enough to believe in time travel and smart enough to make it happen

Riggan Thomson Birdman

A washed-up movie star running from his inner demons. Alas those inner demons look just like the superhero he used to play

Amy Dunne Gone Girl

An innocent housewife turned missing person. Then again, maybe Amy isn't quite as "amazing" as she seems