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Kim peek, a savant who inspired 1988 oscar-winning movie rain man, possesses one of the most extraordinary memories every recorded. The real 'rain man' delivers memorable message sunday, july 09, 2000 by dennis b roddy, post-gazette staff writer kim peek, the original rain man,. Kim peek was the inspiration for the character of raymond babbitt, played by dustin hoffman, in the movie rain man the real rainman five tv and the.