Trivia. The footage of Jean racing in Formula 1 is actually actual footage of Formula 1 driver Gianmaria Bruni's Minardi in 2001. Ironically, Minardi never earned a podium finish in 20 years of existence.
Who is Henry Girard based on?
dealer Heinrich ""Henri"" Thomet Bradley Cooper's character Henry Girard is based on Swiss arms dealer Heinrich ""Henri"" Thomet. 16 Mar 2011
Who is Apollo Creed based on?
Muhammad Ali The film's writer and star Sylvester Stallone stated, "[Jack] Johnson served as the inspiration for the character of Apollo Creed in the Rocky movies"; the character is loosely based on a combination of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Joe Louis, and Jack Johnson.
Who is Barry Kripke based on?
Not only did he reveal Barry's speech impediment isn't real, but he also mentioned he auditioned for the role of Leonard. Leonard was instead played by Johnny Galecki while Bowie settled for the recurring part of Barry. When asked if Barry's name was inspired by Eric Kripke, the actor had a rather surprising answer. 13 Nov 2019
Who is Benjamin Richter based on?
Jeremias Benjamin Richter (German: [ˈʁɪçtɐ]; 10 March 1762 – 4 May 1807) was a German chemist. He was born at Hirschberg in Silesia, became a mining official at Breslau in 1794, and in 1800 was appointed assessor to the department of mines and chemist to the royal porcelain factory at Berlin, where he died.
Who is Benny Rodriguez based on?
Benjamin Franklin ""Benny the Jet"" Rodriguez was a fictional baseball player featured in the movie ""The Sandlot"". 7 Oct 2007
Who is Biff Simpson based on?
Nazi Klaus Barbie Trivia. Biff Simpson was likely inspired by real Nazi Klaus Barbie, who was known as "the Butcher of Lyon" - similar to Biff's moniker "the Butcher of Arlav" - for personally torturing Jews and French resistance members.
Who is Blaine Rawlings based on?
Frank Luke had some similarities with whom he inspired in the movie Blaine Rawlings, they were both really good pilots, Frank took down fourteen enemy balloons and four aircraft in only nine mission days. 18 May 2020
Who is Carole Keen based on?
bassist Carole Kaye When fans of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel first realized that one unassuming character—a musician touring with Shy Baldwin and Midge, named "Carole Keen"—was inspired by the trailblazing bassist Carole Kaye, some thought she might be pleased. 5 Jan 2020
Who is Christophe Giacometti based on?
Victor Nikiforov Christophe is usually referred to in the series as Chris. He has been figure skating since he was a child, and during his short program at the Cup of China, it was revealed that he was impressed and inspired by Victor Nikiforov's performance when they were both youths. 23 Oct 2018
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