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It's no shock that a ton of movie and TV stories are based on true stories and real people. They're called biopics. The thing is, sometimes fictional characters are also based on real people. And not just randos, either. Some writers use well-known celebrities as the inspiration for their fictional characters.

It makes sense when you see the character and the famous person side-by-side. So much sense that it's hard to unsee. For example ...

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