Who was the Rocky character based on?
According to wikipedia:
" Sylvester Stallone's original concept for Rocky, and the character Rocky Balboa, was inspired by his viewing of a fight between Muhammed Ali and Chuck Wepner. The idea of an underdog going the distance and putting up a fierce fight against all odds appealed to Stallone. "
Wikipedia also says that the character Apollo Creed was 'loosely' based on Muhammed Ali.
rocky films are considered based off the story of rocky marciano, but that is not true. rocky is actually historical fiction, because in rocky IV he goes to russia to fight Ivan drago during the cold war. rocky is not off rocky marciano because in rocky V rocky has a flash back about mickey his trainer, and mickey in the flash back gives him a neckless . mickey received this neckless from rocky marciano, at…
A String is nothing but a bunch of characters one after the other whereas a character has a size of only '1' So converting a string into a char is not possible. what you can do is form a character based on only one element from the string. Ex: String name = "Rocky"; char xyz = name.charAt(0); now the char xyz will have one character from the String.
There have been a few... "Annie" is based on the Harold Gray comic strip/cartoon character "Little Orphan Annie". "Popeye the Musical" is based on the Elzie Seegar character "Popeye the Sailor". "Shrek the musical" is based on the cartoon character from the Shreck series of movies. "The Little Mermaid" is based on the Disney animated movie of the same name