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'Wolf of Wall Street' Broker

Lay Off My Hairline and Hookers

Sues Studio for $25 Million

2/19/2014 12:15 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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An ex-business partner of the real "Wolf of Wall Street" is suing Martin Scorsese and Paramount for $25 MILLION because he claims they made him look like a hooker banging, toupee-wearing party animal ... which he partly denies.

TMZ has learned Andrew Greene -- a former exec at Stratton Oakmont -- filed a federal lawsuit which claims the Oscar nominated flick defamed the hell out of him by portraying him as a criminal and a drug user ... but perhaps worst of all ... it mocked his premature hair loss.

In the suit, filed by Greene's lawyer Stephanie Ovadia ... he says his real life co-workers -- including Jordan Belfort (Leo DiCaprio's character) -- gave him the nickname "Wigman" due to the rug he wore.

In the movie, Greene is portrayed through the character Nicky "Rugrat" Koskoff -- played by P.J. Byrne -- and just as Greene claims in his suit ... co-workers mock the guy's hair piece pretty mercilessly.

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According to the suit, Greene's also pissed about the movie's portrayal of him doing illegal and unethical activities ... such as screwing hookers in front of co-workers.

Greene claims the characterization has damaged his professional rep as an investment banker -- and the filmmakers never got his permission to use his name, likeness or identity.

Not only does he want $25 mil in damages from Paramount and Scorsese's production company -- he also wants them to hand over all copies of the film ... and yank it out of theaters.

Good luck with that.

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en Todo Momento!!    

what? so is this like now every failure broker of wall street who is now living in a roach nest on cheep booze, claim to fame, that they are the 'real wolf of wall street'? so this big name director had to go borrow the lives of some failures to write a hundred million dollar script? wow. being a loser pays, huh?

161 days ago
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Cat    

Overrated sexist crap. Undoubtedly, teenage boys will see this and worship Belfort regardless of MArty's intentions. Let's Celebrate Progress not excess.

159 days ago
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