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The original Iron Man no, of course not. But I think it was Jon Favreau (the guy who directed the new movies) that said he used Elon Musk as an influence for building the character in the movies:

http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/stories/tesla-ceo-...




Of course Elon Musk built his own character around Tony Stark of the comics, so the development is circular.




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