It's often said that creativity is a spark that comes from nowhere. However, the truth is that all creative people, whether they're actors, painters, or writers, have to draw inspiration from somewhere. For many people, inspiration comes from the world around them. They might find inspiration in a beautiful landscape or in the facial expressions of the people they see every day. Others might look inward for inspiration, using their own memories and experiences to fuel their creativity. However, inspiration is found, and it's clear that all creative people need some source of motivation in order to create their art.

Any creative person, including actors, has to draw inspiration from somewhere. If they're portraying a real person, they have a pretty direct inspiration, but they might throw in mannerisms of their own. If they're playing a fictional character, a more creative license means drawing inspiration from some potentially weird places. Like these 13 actors right here:

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JASON BE MOMOA CONAN THE BARBARIAN CRACKED.COM To get into character, Momoa became a total hardened dude by blasting heavy metal at all hours, and acting like a total frat boy.

Source: tvovermind

 

CHRISTIAN BALE AMERICAN PSYCHO CRACKED.COM Director Mary Harron said, We talked about how Martian-like Patrick Bateman was, how he looked at the world like somebody from another planet. So after watching a Letterman interview with Tom Cruise, Bale told her, Cruise had this intense friendliness with nothing behind the eyes. I was really taken with his energy.'

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TOM HANKS FORREST GUMP CRACKED.COM Brotherly Inspiration. Just before Forrest Gump, Tom's brother Jim Hanks starred in the obscure B-movie Buford's Beach Bunnies. His similar hairstyle, politeness around women, and key mannerisms bear clear resemblance to Forrest's.

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