Questions tagged [character-identification]

Questions asking for help identifying a character in a TV series/episode, comic-book issue/story arc, movie, book, or other story.

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Who is this character in the video for “The Saga Begins” by Weird Al Yankovic?

In the video for the Weird Al Yankovic song "The Saga Begins" (1999), Weird Al is playing at a Mos Eisley-type cantina, where several aliens can be seen dancing alongside the regular Star Wars ...
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Where does this sailor beside Bender come from?

In school we were interpreting a painting from Slovak artist Erik Šille called Wave (Vlna). He used a lot of pop-culture references, but we didn't recognize this little sailor. Is he from a cartoon or ...
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Fables character identification

Who is the space-looking character in this Fables panel from the last volume? Has he been shown or mentioned in earlier chapters?
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Human-sized bipedal silhouette on the side of SpaceX Starhopper; identifiable SFF character?

update: The silhouette now has a page in Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hughmann_for_scale.svg The images below are from a NASA Spaceflight forum post and can be seen in @...
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Is there any other footage (or pictures) of Henry Victor as the Saxon Warrior in 'The Mummy'?

In the classic horror-fantasy film The Mummy (1932), it is well known that there were several filmed scenes of the different eras where the princess Ankh-es-en-amon reincarnated but for reasons of ...
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Did the Mad Clown that resulted in teeth marks in Batman's leather thong come again?

In When did Batman’s leather thong get teeth marks in it?, I learned that the thong gained its teeth marks from Batman doing an Iron Jaw trick, descending a wire to attack the "Mad Clown". Is this ...
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What character did Nolan North play in “The Rickchurian Mortydate”?

In the credits of season 3 episode 10 "The Rickchurian Mortydate" of Rick and Morty Nolan North is credited as starring. However, I didn't recognize his voice in the episode and can't find information ...
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Did George Orwell know Ronald Syme (and/or was his character Syme in 1984 in some way based on him)?

This is a question I have for those trained in the classics and have read the novel, 1984. One of the minor characters in the novel is a man called Syme, who works on Newspeak. He waxes eloquently ...
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Can anyone identify what Sci-Fi movie this character was in?

I need help to identify the movie this character was in.
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I have a statue on a fountain near the town hall in Ponyville. Who am I?

Similar to what b_jonas did in his question I have a portrait in the classroom and a bust in the library. Who am I?, I too was wondering about a statue that appear in the MLP:FiM show. This is a very ...
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Comic book panel with at least three trained assassins in melee trying to kill each other, quips about deadly feet

I know... that sounds terribly generic. I was reading Jab's reposting of Deathlok and it brought back memories of reading a comic book in the 90s where some assassins were trying to price themselves ...
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Who are the two extra teachers from the end of the USJ arc?

At the end of the USJ arc, S1 E13 of the Boku No Hero Academia anime, there is a splash screen of the backup that was arrived to fight the League of Villains. From right to left they are: 1 - Vlad ...
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Which famous people can be identified in Death Becomes Her?

In Death Becomes Her, there is a party towards the end where a number of famous celebrities can be seen. I spotted Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol, Morrison, James Dean, and there was verbal ...
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Identifying actress/character that's one of the Bounty Hunters in Dark Matter

Ryo Ishida has recently taken on some bounty hunters to I don't think we've ever been informed of the names of the bounty hunters, however one of the actresses looks frustratingly familiar but I can'...
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Who were those Russians that the Joker was dancing with in The Killing Joke?

In one frame of The Killing Joke, the Joker is seen dancing with various people. The two dressed as Russians appear only in this frame, while the others appear throughout the story. Who are these ...
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Are there any identifiable characters from works of SF to be found on the cover of Iron Maiden's “Stranger in a Strange Land”?

The cover of Iron Maiden's single "Stranger in a Strange Land", features their mascot, Eddie, in a futuristic bar. According to Wikipedia (although uncharacteristically unsourced), Eddie's ...
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Who was Edmund Cleary Cass?

In Daredevil season 3, episode 11, Karen Page & Matt Murdock have to hide out inside a crypt within a Catholic Church. The plaque on the casket they hide inside says: Edmond Cleary Cass ...
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Who is the other person on the Great Wizard's throne?

When Miss Cackle testifies before the Magic Council in S02E08, there's a witch sitting on this large wooden throne along with the Great Wizard. She also has a fancy pointy hat like the Great Wizard, ...
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What species other than humans and E.T.s managed to survive from the galaxy far far away until E.T. the Extraterrestrial was released?

What species other than humans and E.T.s managed to survive from the galaxy far far away and a long time ago until E.T. the Extraterrestrial phoned home?
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Is Organa in “Dark Resurrection” fan movie the original princess Leia?

I have recently watched "Dark Resurrection - volume 1", an independent fan movie set in the Star Wars universe. In the movie, there is a old Jedi master named Organa and - according to IMDB - she ...
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Was This Character Anyone Significant?

Karma's Marvel Wiki has the following segment in the Trivia section: Karma is a known lesbian. Although her sexual orientation had been mentioned before, she was never explicitly shown with another ...
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Who was Madam in this episode of Batman: The Animated Series?

Re-watching the episode "Baby Doll" of Batman: The Animated Series (technically they changed the name by that point to Adventures of Batman and Robin). I realized that Baby Doll’s henchmen were ...
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Does the Great Wizard have to be a wizard?

The Great Wizard seems to be the ultimate authority among witches and wizards. He sets the Witch's Code, and seemingly serves as the head (one of the heads?) of the Magic Council. He also appears to ...
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Who is pictured in this still from “X-Men: Days of Future Past”?

This frame was shown during the scene when Bishop and Kitty run in mutants' hideout. What are those pictures?
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Who was this friend of Bill's?

In a few scenes of the Weirdmageddon arc, we see this guy: Bill names all his friends except for him and he's missing from many important scenes. So who is he? And why was he seemingly forgotten or ...