20 TV and Movie Characters You Didn’t Know Were Based on Real People

Not everything you read on the internet is real, just like not everything you see on TV shows and in movies are fake. Besides the obvious movies and shows which say “this movie/show was based on true events”, there are those characters who were modeled after real people.

Some of these characters will surprise you. Who would’ve thought Shrek or James Bond were based on real people? Well they are, and so are the other characters on this list. Let’s take a look at twenty TV and movie characters you probably didn’t know were based on real people.