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Man who inspired ‘The Terminal’ movie dies in Paris airport – National
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Man who inspired ‘The Terminal’ movie dies in Paris airport – National

An Iranian man who called Paris‘ Charles de Gaulle airport home for 18 years — and inspired Steven Spielberg’s 2004 film The Terminal — died in the airport on Saturday. Mehran Karimi Nasseri, who was in his late 70s, died of a heart attack in Terminal 2F around noon, according to a spokesperson for the Paris airport. Read more: TikToker raises over $175,000 to help elderly Walmart employee retire Read More TikToker raises over $175,000 to help elderly Walmart employee retire “He was an iconic, charismatic character. There is a lot of emotion at the airport in the wake of his death,” the spokesperson said.Nasseri, who referred to himself as Sir Alfred Mehran, arriv...