10 Fictional Characters You Probably Didn’t Know Were Based on Real People | Flavorwire

Flavorwire listed 10 fictional characters from movies and TV that most people wouldn’t think were based on actual people:

  1. Abed Nadir from Community, based on Abed Gheith
  2. Lucy from 50 First Dates, based on Michelle Philpots
  3. Lieutenant Patrick “Maverick” Mitchell from Top Gun, inspired by Randy “Duke” Cunningham
  4. Allison Dubois from Medium, based on (a real person named) Allison Dubois
  5. Basil Fawlty from Fawlty Towers, based on Donald Sinclair
  6. Ali G from Da Ali G Show, based on Tim Westwood
  7. The Hanson Brothers from Slap Shot, based on the Carlson Brothers
  8. Don Draper from Mad Men, based on Draper Daniels
  9. Olivia Pope from Scandal, based on Judy Smith
  10. Jimmy Dugan from A League of Their Own, based on Jimmie Foxx

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