The TV show "Sex and the City" is about the love life of four Women who live in New York City. What many don't know is that the story itself was based on an actual columnist.
Everybody knows Sarah Jessica Parker from Sex and the City.
Candace Bushnell is an author & columnist. In 1993, she started writing for the "New York Observer". Approximately one year later, Candace published her column called Sex and the City, which was later published as a book. The TV show followed a few months later. "Carrie" and Candace even have the same initials in the script. To find out what "Mr. Big" looks like in real life, click on the next slide...
Ron Galotti was most likely the inspiration for the "Sex and the City" character "Mr. Big". Galotti is as a publisher who works with high-end magazines such as "Vogue", "GQ", and even "Vanity Fair". Candace opened up about a relationship she had with Galotti back in the 90s during an interview with "ELLE".
The creators of How I Met Your Mother, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas were originally inspired by their friendship as well as their everyday lives in New York City. The character "Ted Mosby" stems directly from Craig himself (the portrait to the right).
The story "Ted" tells his kids about all of his crazy experiences with "Marshall", "Lily", "Robin" and "Barney" in the series How I Met Your Mother is, without a doubt, legendary and is known as one of the most popular TV shows of the decade. It's hard to believe to believe that the plot was all based on actual events. Check out the next slide to see what inspired "Marshall's" character.
Representing the ideal couple, "Marshall" and "Lilly" were both based of Craig Thomas and his wife Rebecca. Craig and Rebecca both studied at the University of Connecticut just like "Ted", "Marshall" and "Lily" did.
Emily Deschanel played the forensic anthropologist "Dr. Temperance Brennan" and was known for solving some of the more complex crimes, almost always involving bones, obviously. Click on to find out what this legendary TV Show was based on.
Kathy Reichs currently as an author & forensic anthropologist. Her novel tells the story of "Dr. Temperance 'Tempe' Brennan" as she solves complex murder cases using the bones left from the victims. In 2005, Kathy was approached by FOX and together they created the hit series Bones.
The Cosby Show was one of the most popular sitcoms back in 80#s. Bill Cosby plays the gynecologist "Cliff Huxtable", who, with help of his wife, raises a family of five.
Cosby was always able to get through all of his problems with his charm and general positive attitude.
Of course not everything that happened on the show was based on a true story although the producers of the sitcom, Tom Werner and Marcy Carey, were definitely inspired by the comedian Bill Cosby himself.
The Tudors tells the story of the British King Henry VIII and his six wives. The actor of Jonathan Rhys Meyers ("Henry VIII") and the true King differ greatly with regards to their appearance. Jonathan is slim and attractive, while King Henry VIII had red hair, a full beard and was rather chubby. However, the series itself is based on his life, not his looks.
On Gilmore Girls Keiko Agena (42) played "Lane Kim", "Rory's" best friend. But did you know that "Lane" actually exists in real life...
Amy Sherman-Palladino (52) is as the writer, producer and director of the TV series Gilmore Girls. Her best friend Helen Pai is the true "Lane Kim". Helen was also co-executive producer of the series.
In the series Everybody Hates Chris Tyler James Williams (25) plays the 13-year-old "Chris", who has to deal with the everyday problems of growing up. The story is based on the early years of a famous comedian. Check out the next picture to find out who it is...
The sitcom tells the childhood stories of actor, and producer of the show, Chris Rock! Even though, according to the show, his childhood may have seemed tough at times, has in fact made the best out of it! His success speaks for itself!