Some fictional characters are larger than life. Sometimes it's hard to believe that they could ever have been inspired by anything but a writers endless imagination. Yet there are some legendary fictional characters that actually were inspired by real life people. These legendary fictional characters were in fact inspired by real people.
Fictional Characters Inspired By Real People
Inspiration For:Ebenezer Scrooge "Scrooge"
Inspiration For: James Bond
Dr. Joseph Bell
Inspiration For: Sherlock Holmes
Inspiration For: Norman Bates From Psycho
Inspiration For: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Inspiration For: Count Dracula
Inspiration For: The Whore of Babylon ;)