As "Selma" opens in theaters, take a look at some other movies that are based on real people.
1935: "Mutiny on the Bounty" tells the story of Captain Bligh and a British sailing ship, the Bounty.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
More than a few TV and movie stars got their start in daytime drama. Click on to find out which stars started on soap operas.