10 Movie Characters 'Inspired' by Donald Trump

Never mind Biff from 'Back to the Future' — here are a few other famous Trump-like film roles

Load Previous
Damian Hale, 'Self/Less' (2015)
10
Focus Features/Everett8/10

Damian Hale, 'Self/Less' (2015)

Few people bothered to see this reincarnation stinker when it opened earlier this year, but the masses missed out on the best Trump impression this side of Saturday Night Live. Ben Kingsley is real-estate tycoon Damian Hale, known as "The Man Who Built New York" — a terminally ill egotist whose power is only matched by his denial of his imminent death. Hale may be bald, but the allusions to Trump are neither subtle nor flattering: For one thing, the character's home is played by Trump Tower. For another, there's Kingsley's accent; the venerated actor has an undying affinity for putting on a voice (remember when he played a Czechoslovakian carny in The Walk?), but his take on this one-percenter sounds eerily Trump-esque.

Back to Top