We can all take a moment and immediately think of a fictional character we consider iconic. And chances are, that character are heavily influenced by someone who really lived (or currently lives). And it makes sense, someone who seems pretty much larger than life will likely translate well into a fictional setting.
With that in mind, we teamed up with image wizard AuntieMeme to bring you some of pop cultures most famous characters -- and their real-life influences.
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It’s not just that these were almost different. It’s why they changed that's amazing.
What if Gandalf was talking about the eagles?
Even the most predictable movie or show can hit you in the feels.