For inspiration for her role in American Horror Story: Hotel, Lady Gaga closely studied the “practical nature” of one specific murderer. 

Over the years, the Film industry has created one of the most amazing characters that have spawned a cult-like following in the film industry. Give a look from Hanibal Lecter to Severus Snape; those same actors have gone down in history as most of the other strongest fictional people. However, creating such cult statistics was not as simple for the writers as it appeared. The majority of these writers drew inspiration for their memorable figures from real-life stories of people.

Did you guys know that Severus Snape, Harry Potter's famous villain-turned-hero, was also rooted in one of JK Rowling's professors? We bet you didn’t…Rowling based Snape on her chemistry teacher, John Nettleship, who'd been "an angry chemistry teacher with dark hair" who is about as vibrant as he was uncompromising.

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Here are some iconic film characters you may not have realized were inspired by real people and events. Here’s the full story, plus 14 others:

Robert Pattinson based a character on a guy who lived in a hole in Queens. The hole was next to a family house, and the guy would sneak into the daughter's bedroom. R-Patz modeled his Good Time character on him. CRACKED.COM

Source: Vulture

Judge Gen in The Good Place was modelled on none other than The Notorious RBG. Her robe was based on that on Ruth Bader Ginsberg - her actress, Maya Rudolph, said it was an homage to an iconic human being. CRACKED.COM

Source: ScreenRant

There was a Muppet that was inspired directly by Michael Cera. It's Walter, and his puppeteer said They told me to think about Michael Cera that if he was a puppeteer he would already have the job. CRACKED.COM

Source: Vulture

Melissa McCarthy modelled her Bridesmaids character on Guy Fieri. She even asked the higher-ups if she could wear spiky hair like Fieri's, to really drive the point home, but they told her You can't actually be Guy Fieri. CRACKED.COM

Source: Vulture

Dwayne Johnson based his Moana character on someone from his family. In a tweet, he explained that my character Maui was partly inspired by my late grandfather, High Chief Peter Maivia of Samoa. CRACKED.COM

Source: CinemaBlend

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