Alfred Mehran, The Man Who Inspired The Movie "The Terminal"
Sir Alfred Mehran (Mehran Karimi Nasseri), 59 years old, originally from Iran, has been living in Charles de Gaulle airport for 16 years. Steven Spielberg bought his story to make the movie "The Terminal" with Tom Hanks in the main role and Catherine Zeta Jones. The movie will be released in France in September 2004. (Photo by Eric Fougere/VIP Images/Corbis via Getty Images)