Fictionalized Real Person
Fictionalized portrayal of a real person.
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(permanent link) added: 2012-08-18 11:18:46 sponsor: MarqFJA (last reply: 2012-10-06 11:37:15)

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A fictional character who bears the same name as, looks and acts more or less exactly like, and is clearly supposed to portray a real person (or a stereotypically exaggerated version, if it's a parody/satire/pastiche).

Sub Tropes include Historical-Domain Character (and, of course, its own subtropes), As Himself, and Politician Guest Star.

Sister Trope to Real Person Cameo, Newscaster Cameo, and Author Avatar. Compare Captain Ersatz.

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