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16th Jan '16 4:48:05 PM nombretomado
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* Creator/JackKirby fit this trope somewhat despite his humble roots and lack of formal education past high school (something that wasn't unusual for his generation). He was kind and approachable despite one newspaper describing his appearance as that of a "foreman" on a construction yard (in comparison to {{StanLee}}'s hip, smiling, flashy persona). He was a WorldWarII veteran, was very well spoken (despite assumptions that might have come with his characteristic New York accent), and had a wide range of interests, especially regarding science, religion and mythology. His home had a vast library of books on many subjects. Kirby and his wife often graciously welcomed guests to their home, even, reportedly strangers who dropped by unnanounced. Author Ronin Ro's biography "Tales To Astonish" gives much insight into what kind of man Kirby was. There is much damning evidence that suggests that Kirby was the more talented half of the famous duo that created the Marvel Universe.
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* Creator/JackKirby fit this trope somewhat despite his humble roots and lack of formal education past high school (something that wasn't unusual for his generation). He was kind and approachable despite one newspaper describing his appearance as that of a "foreman" on a construction yard (in comparison to {{StanLee}}'s Creator/StanLee's hip, smiling, flashy persona). He was a WorldWarII veteran, was very well spoken (despite assumptions that might have come with his characteristic New York accent), and had a wide range of interests, especially regarding science, religion and mythology. His home had a vast library of books on many subjects. Kirby and his wife often graciously welcomed guests to their home, even, reportedly strangers who dropped by unnanounced. Author Ronin Ro's biography "Tales To Astonish" gives much insight into what kind of man Kirby was. There is much damning evidence that suggests that Kirby was the more talented half of the famous duo that created the Marvel Universe.
29th Dec '15 7:02:20 AM Anddrix
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* SelfDemonstrating/DoctorDoom certainly thinks of himself as one.
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* SelfDemonstrating/DoctorDoom Doctor Doom certainly thinks of himself as one.
2nd Dec '15 6:45:56 AM DoctorNemesis
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* President Bartlet in ''Series/TheWestWing'' who is for the most part both a brilliant man and a very kind-hearted, well-mannered and [[FatherToHisMen fatherly]] figure, at least to those who work for him in the West Wing. He does have a slight tendency to slip into InsufferableGenius from time to time (particularly when he's lecturing on one of the pedantic little avenues of trivia that he loves so much) and the nature of his position means that he can be quite forceful and intimidating.
25th Nov '15 12:14:49 PM TheUnknownUploader
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21st Nov '15 9:28:02 AM vikali
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* Lord Colefax in ''Literature/MurderAtColefaxManor'' appears to fit the bill, as he always remains polite to the player and dabbles in a mixture of historical, medicinal, and musical studies. [[spoiler: Subverted when it is revealed that he runs the cult of Legrys Mor.]]
14th Nov '15 5:15:38 PM nombretomado
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* Dr. Emil Lang of ''{{Robotech}} II The Sentinels''. He was both the father of Earth based Robotechnology as well as a shrewd politician, elder statesman, and father figure. Unlike typical scientists, he gets along well with the military (especially since it consists of friends like Rick Hunter, Lisa Hayes, Gunther Reinhardt, Max and Mirya Sterling, Vince and Jean Grant). The Sentinels character design also did away with the weird all-black eyes and made him look more dignified.
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* Dr. Emil Lang of ''{{Robotech}} ''{{Anime/Robotech}} II The Sentinels''. He was both the father of Earth based Robotechnology as well as a shrewd politician, elder statesman, and father figure. Unlike typical scientists, he gets along well with the military (especially since it consists of friends like Rick Hunter, Lisa Hayes, Gunther Reinhardt, Max and Mirya Sterling, Vince and Jean Grant). The Sentinels character design also did away with the weird all-black eyes and made him look more dignified.
11th Nov '15 5:08:03 PM nombretomado
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* [[UsefulNotes/BritishCoppers DCI]] Nightingale in ''RiversOfLondon'', a fine gentlemanly old wizard of the London police service. A stark contrast to the [[AshesToAshes Gene Hunt]]-types that are otherwise represented.
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* [[UsefulNotes/BritishCoppers DCI]] Nightingale in ''RiversOfLondon'', ''Literature/RiversOfLondon'', a fine gentlemanly old wizard of the London police service. A stark contrast to the [[AshesToAshes Gene Hunt]]-types that are otherwise represented.
12th Sep '15 11:28:44 PM nombretomado
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* ''NoahsArc'': Though a bit awkward compared to the rest of the cast, Chance still manages to be quite charming and educated in social etiquette (and in specific situations, very social and suave).
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* ''NoahsArc'': ''Series/NoahsArc'': Though a bit awkward compared to the rest of the cast, Chance still manages to be quite charming and educated in social etiquette (and in specific situations, very social and suave).
22nd Aug '15 8:48:01 AM kchishol
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** The Doctor who probably suits this trope the most would be the Third Doctor. Always charming, suave, polite and well-dressed.
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** The Doctor who probably suits this trope the most would be the Third Doctor. Always charming, suave, polite and well-dressed.well-dressed, once he finally got back full control of the TARDIS that is.
30th Jul '15 6:49:48 AM Willbyr
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* Negi Springfield from ''[[MahouSenseiNegima Mahou Sensei Negima]]'' may be just a 10 year old kid, but that doesn't stop him from being a prodigious scholar in spellcasting, martial arts and language among other things as well as a kind young boy. * Taichi Hiraga Keaton of ''MasterKeaton''.
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* Negi Springfield from ''[[MahouSenseiNegima Mahou Sensei Negima]]'' ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' may be just a 10 year old kid, but that doesn't stop him from being a prodigious scholar in spellcasting, martial arts and language among other things as well as a kind young boy. * Taichi Hiraga Keaton of ''MasterKeaton''.''Manga/MasterKeaton''.

* Kyoya Ootori from ''OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' definitely qualifies. His composure is nigh-unflappable, he's courteous to a fault and is by far the most intelligent member of the club. He also has a darker side, but it's mostly PlayedForLaughs.
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* Kyoya Ootori from ''OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' definitely qualifies. His composure is nigh-unflappable, he's courteous to a fault and is by far the most intelligent member of the club. He also has a darker side, but it's mostly PlayedForLaughs.

* In the ComicBook/{{X-Men}}, Professor Charles Xavier and Nobel Prize laureate Moira [=MacTaggert=] (née Lady Kinross) very much fit the pattern, perhaps even better than Dr. Henry P. [=McCoy=] aka the Beast.
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* In the ComicBook/{{X-Men}}, ComicBook/XMen, Professor Charles Xavier and Nobel Prize laureate Moira [=MacTaggert=] (née Lady Kinross) very much fit the pattern, perhaps even better than Dr. Henry P. [=McCoy=] aka the Beast.
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