9 Disney Characters Inspired By Real-Life People You'd Never Expect - Page 4 of 9 - 9facts

9 Disney Characters Inspired By Real-Life People You’d Never Expect

#4. Margaret Kerry – Tinkerbell

Margaret Kerry - Tinkerbell - 9 Disney Characters Inspired By Real-Life People

Tinkerbell from Peter Pan is rumored to have been based on Marilyn Monroe. The temperamental fairy was heavily based on the reference provided by Margaret Kerry. With the aid of numerous oversized props, Kerry gave the animators plenty of inspiration for Tinker Bell’s movement and character. Kerry also voiced one of the mermaids in ‘Peter Pan’ and played the character in reference footage as well.

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