7 famous characters based on real people

We often perceive the heroes of films and famous books as our friends, but then we remember that they are fictional. However, some writers draw inspiration from real people - their looks, mannerisms, and even their favorite words.

Today at Pictolic we bring you some of the most famous characters and their real-life influences.

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7 famous characters based on real people

1. Dr. House - Dr. Thomas Bolte.

Like the character played by actor Hugh Laurie, Dr. Thomas Bolt is known for solving medical puzzles that no one else can. House's creators were inspired by some of his medical cases and his somewhat eccentric behavior.

7 famous characters based on real people

2. Dorian Gray - poet John Gray.

The English poet John Gray, whom Oscar Wilde met at the end of the nineteenth century, became the prototype for Dorian Gray. A sophisticated, intelligent, handsome, and ambitious poet, John inspired the young and incredibly handsome Dorian Gray. Surprisingly, 30 years later, John Gray left his bohemian life behind and became a Catholic priest.

7 famous characters based on real people

3. Sherlock Holmes - Professor Joseph Bell.

Conan Doyle created the Sherlock Holmes character based on Dr. Joseph Bell, his professor, and mentor at the University of Edinburgh School of Medicine. Bell shared many qualities with the famous detective: he was known for his superior intelligence and used his deductive abilities to diagnose diseases.

7 famous characters based on real people

4. James Bond - Sidney Reilly.

There is a lot of controversy about who was the real inspiration for James Bond, and it may have been inspired by several people. However, many agree that the character is very reminiscent of the British spy Sidney Reilly.

7 famous characters based on real people

5. Peter Pan - Michael Davis.

Peter Pan's sons, Arthur and Sylvia Davis, and in particular their son Michael, were the inspiration for the creation of Peter Pan. Several characters in the book were named after the Davis boys, but Michael was the one who most influenced the creation of Peter Pan. Davis's youngest boy, Nico, later described his brother Michael as "the smartest of us, the most original, potential genius." When the boys' parents died of cancer, Barry became the guardian of Michael and his brothers.

7 famous characters based on real people

6. Christopher Robin - Christopher Robin Milne.

Christopher Robin Milne was the son of the writer A.A. Milne and the basis of Christopher Robin's character in his father's stories of Winnie the Pooh. As a child, he did not have good relations with his parents: his mother only took care of herself, and his father was busy writing books, so the child spent a lot of time with the nanny. His favorite toy was a teddy bear that his father gave him for his first birthday.

7 famous characters based on real people

7. The Wolf of Wall Street - Jordan Belfort stockbroker.

In the photo on the left is Jordan Belfort, and it is his biography that we see in The Wolf of Wall Street. The life of this broker has had its ups and downs. At first, he lived a luxurious and beautiful life, and almost two years later he was jailed for stock market fraud. After his release, Belfort found ways to find new uses for his talents: he wrote two books about his life and began lecturing as a motivational speaker. According to Belfort, the main rule of success is: “Act as if! Act as if you are a rich person, already rich, and then you will definitely become rich. "

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