Is the character of Hannibal Lecter based on a real person?
The character Hannibal Lecter is a fictional person in various novels by Thomas Harris. All of the 'Hannibal' movies are based on these novels. ...
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Was Hannibal Lector born in Slovenia?
Hannibal Lecter was raised in Lecter castle in Lithuania. The Novel 'Hannibal Rising' starts in 1941 when Hannibal was 8 years old. It is not mentioned if he was born there but he is of Lithuanian and Italian decent. ...
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Who was the author that invented the character Hannibal Lecter?
The author who invented the character of Hannibal Lecter is 'Thomas Harris', which was created in 1981. Later on, a film was released on the novel of Hannibal Lecter due to the extreme attraction from people who followed and enjoyed all the novel. ...
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Who portrayed hannibal lecter?
Three actors have portrayed Hannibal Lecter in film: Brian Cox (Manhunter) Anthony Hopkins (Red Dragon, The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal) Gaspard Ulliel (Hannibal Rising) Manhunter and Red Dragon are both based on the novel "Red Dragon." Manhunter was filmed first, before the character of Hannibal Lecter became popular. ...
Was Hannibal lecter a real person?
No, Hannibal Lecter is a fictional character. Richard Harris, the author of the 'Hannibal' novels, has never stated publicly on whom, if anyone, Hannibal is based. Many have speculated who it might be based on crimes committed using similar methods of operation. ...