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People who really actually deserve an autobiographical biopic:

Last posted Aug 31, 2013 at 06:15PM EDT. Added Aug 03, 2013 at 06:35PM EDT
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Title says it all, the only real rules are that they should not be someone who already has a critically-acclaimed biographical movie made about them and that they shouldn’t be someone like Gandhi or Martin Luther King, Jr. who is already the subject of innumerable biopics. However, beyond that point it’s totally up to you: they can be a historical figure like Ulysses S. Grant or someone still alive, the only qualifier is that you explain why their story is interesting enough to make a good film.

I’ll start us off with one guy you’ve probably never heard of:

This guy is a champion of human rights and anti-corruption, who works anonymously as an investigative journalist exposing human rights violations in Ghana and sub-Saharan Africa…. He has stated that his mission is to “Name, shame, and jail the corrupt.”
And the coolest thing, in my opinion, is that he never publicly reveals his face, usually being masked at all times, and no one who has seen his true face has come forwards. He’s the closest thing to a superhero we have in real life.

Warning: Some images might be disturbing. I would not recommend watching past 8:26 if you don’t have a very strong stomach.

Last edited Aug 03, 2013 at 06:37PM EDT
Aug 03, 2013 at 06:35PM EDT
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I’d say Nick Drake. Considering he never wanted to be filmed himself, having a film done about him would know how he was like visually. Also, someone who’s known for having deep depression makes for good drama.

Aug 04, 2013 at 12:48AM EDT
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Speaking of Teddy Roosevelt…

We’ve all gotten those e-mails that have been circulating about Teddy Roosevelt, retelling the strange feats and amazing physical prowess of our 26th president. But how many of these astonishing tales are true? Here is the answer: ALL OF THEM.

-Caught up in the spiritualism craze of the early twentieth century, Roosevelt participated in more than thirty séances: AS THE TABLE.

-Roosevelt began every day by wrestling his entire cabinet and throwing them out the window. He accidentally killed Secretary of War Elihu Root this way.

-When offered the “Presidential Option” to cover up any murder in the White House, he GUFFAWED MIGHTILY and insisted that he could easily bring Root back to life VIA STRENUOUS EXERCISE AND BLACK MAGIC.

-HE WAS RIGHT!

-When rejected by the mainstream Republican Party, Roosevelt created the “BULL MOOSE” Party. Initially, only moose were allowed to join, as Roosevelt admired their solid, stubborn nature, their hatred of trusts, and their ability to LEGALLY HAVE SEX WITH FEMALE MOOSE.

-LATER, PARTY MEMBERSHIP WOULD BE OPEN TO ANYONE WHO COULD GROW ANTLERS.

-Only JANE ADDAMS could manage it!

-TR’s daughter, the spirited Alice Roosevelt, would regularly STRANGLE PONIES for delight of the White House press corps. WHO DO YOU THINK TAUGHT HER THAT TRICK?

-The “Teddy Bear” was named after Teddy Roosevelt because of his LOVE OF BEAR MEAT and the fact that he was covered in fur.

-Teddy Roosevelt has a HOOK FOR A HAND. But then, you already knew this.

-Teddy Roosevelt originally built the American Museum of Natural History as a kind of lepidopterist’s “killing jar.” But instead of butterflies, he put dinosaurs inside and starved them UNTIL THEY WERE SKELETONS.

-He did the same thing with lepidopterists. THEIR BLEACHED SKULLS AND PATHETIC LITTLE NETS WERE KEPT AS TROPHIES IN HIS OFFICE.

-Roosevelt installed a nine-person, gold-plated hot tub in the Oval Office and filled it with scalding hot oil. HE CALLED IT A “BULLY BATH” and claimed it cured him forever of SHINGLES.

-Roosevelt was originally from New York, but he SHAT PENNSYLVANIA.

-Roosevelt once had a presidential aide who was suffering from the dread disease tuberculosis. TR organized a staring contest and STARED THE TB RIGHT OUT OF HIM.

-Together, TR and his son, Kermit, explored Brazil’s River of Doubt. When they were done with it, it was renamed THE RIVER OF UNQUESTIONABLE CERTAINTY.

-TR named his son Kermit. THAT SHOWED HIM.

-Roosevelt died fighting an old lion and was buried in Mount Rushmore, WHERE HIS GIGANTIC FOSSILIZED FACE STILL STARES OUT OVER THE COUNTRY HE BEAT INTO SHAPE TO THIS VERY DAY.

As quoted from More Information Than You Require, by John Hodgman.

Last edited Aug 04, 2013 at 01:07AM EDT
Aug 04, 2013 at 01:06AM EDT
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I don’t know if Nikol Tesla has a biography, but he should if he doesn’t because he did contribute alot to some of the modern electrics.

Aug 31, 2013 at 06:15PM EDT
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