There is no smoke without fire…
If you have the impression of being nobody, knows that one day, a screenwriter, a real’ or even a designer will may be ask you to be the source of his inspi’ for a possible personal worship. It is reassured as you can. If the present people below had never existed, a lot of the characters of pop culture would surely not seen the light of day (or differently). Then, off you go, I believe in you to become the next(e) prince(ess) Disney !
The Joker (DC Comics) – Conrad Veidt
The creation of the Joker – arch enemy of Batman – drew its inspi’ in the film of 1928 “The Man who laughs”. The main character of this adaptation of the eponymous book by Victor Hugo at the time was played by the German Conrad Veidt. With a physical characteristic that binds since the two characters : a frozen smile mega CREEPY.
Princess Belle (beauty and The Beast) – Vivien Leigh
The Belle of “beauty and The Beast” would have borrowed his physical features to a lot of personalities. Among them, the actresses Audrey Hepburn and Vivien Leigh (especially the latter). Two women whose beauty did stutter the Hollywood of the time. Logical choice so.
The Binocle (Rugrats) – Mark Mothersbaugh
Mark Mothersbaugh is the lead singer of US behind the music for “Rugrats” (for which the generic cult). But also the one that hides behind the custom fragile “Binocle”. Shit, “Ze would not have had to say fragile,” speaking of the poto Case-Candy. Scuz.
Severus Rogue (Harry Potter) – John Nettleship
It is part of these characters to Harry Potter that we loved to hate. J. K. Rowling (author of the books of the saga) took the example of his teacher of chemistry to invent Severus. Physically everything is there, the veuch, teeth…More funny : the teacher in question had absolutely nothing burnt until the day that his students have remarked on the resemblance. A trick to put you in joy, that’s for sure.
Alice (Alice in Wonderland) – Alice Liddell
He had the imagination to invent a history as proud, as “Alice in Wonderland”. But I see you coming, not Lewis Carroll wasn’t out using drugs, he had just invented this scenario to entertain the daughters of a close friend to him, including Alice. The latter begged him to write a book. He could not resist, and even gave its name to the main character. Go, there is still time to go get the stories that your parents, you told the evening #RichOrNorthing.
Winnie The Pooh – Winnipeg The Bear
And to say that we were duped many years ago…Winnie was not yellow but brown. The real animal belonged to the London zoo in 20 years and everyone kiffait. Winnipeg The Bear remained for several years the main attraction. During several performances, was hiding in the audience a visitor, a little particular : Christopher Robin Milne, who created by following the character of Winnie The Pooh.
Captain Hook (Peter Pan) – Hans Conried
Initially, Hans Conried was just party to double the voices of Captain Hook (in the version anglo-saxon, of course). But the guy had such style of quirky Disney has decided to model its wicked on the basis of its physical, including the famous moustache.
Harley Quinn (DC Comics) – Arleen Sorkin
Established in 1992, Harley Quinn is one of the super-villains, the most recent of the galaxy, Batman. And a rare thing, it is first born in the cartoon “Batman” before being picked up by DC for his comics. But if today, you can’t help but think of the hot Margot Robbie at the simple mention of Harley, at the time, Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, creators of the cartoon, have imagined by taking as a model the actress Arleen Sorkin, a friend of Paul Dini. “He was at home one day, and watched the series ‘days and lives’. In this episode, I had a scene where I was having a dream in which I was dressed as a harlequin. He said it had inspired them to Harley. He called me to ask me if I would like to be this character, I immediately said yes, I was born to play !”, told the young woman to Starlog Magazine.
Pocahontas – Irene Bedard
I am certain that you too have dreamed of all your childhood to meet a dead ringer for Pocahontas so it was cool. Bah it has been found, and it’s worth the detour. Irene Bedard is one of the rare actresses amerindian to be made a name in Hollywood, thanks to the success of Pocahontas, to which she lent her voice but also her physical traits.
Milhouse (The Simpsons) – Josh Saviano (Paul Pfeiffer)
Sacred Milhouse, one of the best perso’ of the Simpsons, for sure. But before him, there was Josh Saviano. The latter endorsed the role of Paul Pfieffer in “The years “coup de coeur”, a US series of the 90’s. The BFF Bart has not only been inspired by the small binoclard, it is the caricature. Even if the Yanks have certainly made the connection, for us, Gauls, it was more complicated. So, do not hesitate to tell me “thank you”.
Kyle (South Park) – Matt Stone
We continue in the series of satirical with “South Park”. That isn’t typed bars in front of the crap Kyle and his buddies ? The voice american custom cap green is none other than the co-creator of the series, Matt Stone. Kyle has taken his facial expressions, his character and his religion (much to the chagrin of Cartman).
Krusty The Clown (The Simpsons) – Rusty Nails
We all know Krusty the Clown, but nobody knows Rusty. This clown (hyper creepy, let’s be honest…) lived in Portland, a city or grew up the creator of Simpson, Matt Groening. The latter loved to use details of her life to power the history of the series, of which this character he described as friendly but a bit creepy because of his name (“Rusty Nails” means “nail rusty” in English)… Is it that we prefer to not have a little one who lives in Springfield, anyway ?
Zorro – Joaquin Murrieta
The fictional Zorro is based on the biography of a Mexican bandit known by the name of Joaquín Murrieta. Born in 1829, is considered to be a “Robin hood” because of his fights against injustices. He rebelled against the racism of the americans and proved to be a kind of hero for the oppressed. The film “The Mask of Zorro” has made him a blink of an eye by appointing his hero Alejandro Murrieta.
The Vultures (the Jungle Book) – The Beatles
In 1967 came out the Jungle Book remains today one of the emblematic works of Disney. At the same time the Beatles were at the height of their peak. The quartet should thus do the voices of the vultures in the film and, among others, to sing“That’s what friends are for”. Magic, non ? Except that John Lennon was denied at the last minute. The sparrows are still a tad guarded the appearance of the band from Liverpool…