Sara Townley's personality type: "Spontaneous Idealist"
Enthusiastic (can I get lock picks for Christmas?), idealistic (that creep is going down) and creative (a handy keyboard makes a good head bashing tool). Able to do almost anything that interests them. Great people skills (maybe not this one so much). Need to live life in accordance with their inner values. Excited by new ideas, but bored with details. Open-minded and flexible, with a broad range of interests and abilities.
Careers that could fit Sara Townley include:
Actors, journalists, writers, musicians, painters, consultants, psychologists, psychiatrists, entrepreneurs, teachers, counselors, politicans, diplomats, television reporters, marketers, scientists, sales representatives, artists, clergy, public relations, social scientists, social workers.
Renowned persons with similar personality types:
Alicia Silverstone, actress and fashion model
Andy Rooney, television writer
Bill Cosby, actor, comedian and activist
Bob Dylan, singer-songwriter and musician
Charles Dickens, English novelist
Martin Short, Canadian actor and comedian
Robin Williams, actor
Samuel Clemens, writer
Sandra Bullock, actress
David "Sinbad" Adkins, actor and comedian
As you can see from the list of careers suited for our heroine, while private investigator isn't mentioned specifically, we do have the nosy reporter, the question asking shrink, the dig out the answers social scientist and the I don't play with others entrepreneurs. From the group of people who match Sara's personality profile we get the cope with danger/play a cop Sandra Bullock (Speed, Murder by Numbers), the I hang with other people up to no-good I Spying Bill Cosby all this and the sarcasm is my religion Andy Rooney, too. She's blending nicely.
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