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 on the Star Wars: A New Hope poster?

This 1990 Russian reworking of the Star Wars: A New Hope poster is a little different from the Western versions. I'm assuming the object at the top is the Death Star but who's the handsome devil at ...
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Which character does this picture depict?

I found this image online and can't put a name to him and it's driving me crazy. I have tried searching every possible descriptor about the image and maybe I'm looking at it but it looks as if he has ...
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Who is the stranger with the hat in “Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell”?

In this story, there are a couple references to a stranger with a hat: Men like these, though ... they’d probably take less than an hour to violate one of the Simple Rules and bring the shades ...
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In The LEGO Batman Movie, who are the agent looking villains?

In the movie, there are some secret agent type villains that all appear to be identical to one another. They also repeat everything one of them says, like an echo. They remind me of Agents from The ...
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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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Is the monster seen in the Wayne Security commercial a known DC creature?

Reminds me of a giant version of the alien that took over Superman in Batman Beyond JLU episode, but I don't think they are the same. Is it a classic dc comics villain?
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Is the robot seen in the Wayne Security commercial a known DC entity?

Here is the robot in question. Some half forgotten robot from a bygone DC era comic, or something new?
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Who is the brewer at the end of Lovecraft's Celephais?

Spoiler alert: Was the millionaire brewer a reference to someone I'm supposed to know? I've read the Shadow Over Innsmouth but I don't recognize him. I'm guessing the "purchased atmosphere" is ...
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Who are these speedsters in The Legion of Doom (Season 2 Episode 10)?

Warning: mild SPOILER for the tenth episode of the second season of Legends of Tomorrow ahead. A large part of the episode is devoted to the team trying to find who is the speedster that is against ...
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Who was the bum?

When Marty McFly returns from 1955 in the first Back to the Future film, a man sleeping on a park bench witnesses his return. Is this man someone I should've recognised, from before the timeline was ...
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Who do these helmets belong to?

A recent image presented by none other than SQB in Mos has arisen, and it's my turn to post. There's a shirt currently available on Busted Tees which features several helmets from the SFF genre. ...
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Who are these feminists?

The following image surfaced in chat. Chatters were quick to identify the three women on the right: Hermione Granger, Wonder Woman, Princess Leia Organa. The two women on the left took a bit more ...
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Who follows Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker in Mos Eisley?

Luke Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the droids are followed by an informant when go to the Millennium Falcon for the first time. The informant tells the stormtroopers that our heroes have gone to the ...
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Did the heroes in “Rogue One” bump into Ponda Baba and Cornelius Evazan, from the Mos Eisley cantina?

In Rogue One, while on Jedha, our protagonists bump into characters that look very similar to Cornelius Evazan and Ponda Baba, the characters who bully Luke while in the Cantina on Tatooine. Is this a ...
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Who is this guy in Rogue One?

Ever since I watched the movie, I've been scratching my head to figure out who this actor is. He somewhat reminds me of Adam Driver which makes things more irritating as he obviously isn't (and ...
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What is the name of these creatures in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows?

There are creatures I cannot identify in Deathly Hallows, when Harry is looking for Rowena Ravenclaw's Diadem. I haven't been able to find the name of these creatures anywhere.
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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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Orange suited guy in Phantom Menace on Tatooine

I rewatched Phantom Menace last night, and this character really jumped out at me. He has 2 full seconds to himself alone on screen. He is a skull faced guy in an orange (space?) suit with an orange ...
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Who is this six-armed blonde female character?

My brother has this figurine of a six-armed woman with blonde hair. It also has the numbers 101 on its back. I have no idea whether it is from a game or show. Does anybody know anything about this?
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Who were the red-robed citizens of Jedha City?

In Rogue One, on the streets of Jedha City, we saw several tall figures wearing almost Imperial-Guard-like robes. Some of them also wore masks and others seemed to have some kind of a helmet under ...
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Did an Imperial Ruling Council member serve as an assistant to Darth Vader?

In Rogue One, a hooded character acts as an assistant to Darth Vader. He kneels before the Sith Lord and informs about the arrival of Director Krennic. Wookieepedia states that his name is Vaneé. Is ...
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Who is this super heroine?

This T-shirt design shows five "Super BFFs". Who is the one on the far left? I can identify (from the second left) Gamora, Power Girl, Black Canary and She Hulk, but who is the one on the left ...
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Who is the skeleton in the black robe in the Hellboy story “Darkness Calls”?

In "Darkness Calls", Baba Yaga and Koku are sitting at the tree with the skull lamps watching Hellboy fight Koschei and with them is a skeleton wearing a black robe and hat, that looks similar to the ...
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I can't remember the name of a character in Marvel Comics (anti-hero)

He is related to the X-Men comics in some way, and he wears mostly white. He has a mask that covers everything except for his eyes and the space between them and has telepathy. I think he also carries ...
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What stories and characters are referenced in this painting of a Science Fiction and Fantasy Lounge?

This image depicts a fantasy version of the Storm Crow Alehouse, a real-world fantasy themed tavern. This one is obviously filled with various references to fictional works. Can we identify the whole ...
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Character from Harry Potter who gets his “magical powers” late in life? [duplicate]

I stumbled across the following interview from J. K. Rowling the other day while perusing the questions on this site, and came across the following question: Will there be, or have there been, any "...
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Singer in nightclub scene

In the nightclub scene in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," a singer sings a jazz song (apparently it was a big break for the real-world singer, but that's another story.) In-universe, who is ...
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Help me find this robot cartoon character

What is the name of the cartoon that the robot in the red box is from?
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Can these Star Wars characters as emojis be identified?

I came across this picture from a Star Wars fan page. They seem to be characters from the upcoming Rogue One film, but since they done in an emoji/funko pop style it is hard for me to tell who they ...
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What episode of Star Trek is this creature from?

This little guy has been circulating around the internet today, claiming he's an alien from Star Trek. Do we know if that's true? And what episode of ToS is he from? What is he?
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Who is this Voyager character?

Re- watching Voyager last night I came across this guy His voice seems SOOO familiar and I could swear that I have heard/seen him in many other Sci-fi shows (Star Trek shows included). Am I just ...
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What's the name of this comic book villain?

As I remember he held a diamond shaped device to his eye & blasted some sort of energy/weapon that expanded from the device.
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Who is Uncle Bobby, the old blind man in a wheelchair in the pub?

In the Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children movie, we are introduced to an old man named Uncle Bobby. The only thing he seems to do is hang out at the local pub being blind and in a wheelchair....
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Which super hero costume is this red and black t-shirt based on?

I came across this shirt on a webstore, it's supposed to be a superhero but I don't know who it belongs to. Thanks!
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Who is 'The Dornishman'?

There is a song in Game of Thrones called 'The Dornishman's Wife'. Just for reference the lyrics are here: The Dornishman's wife was as fair as the sun, and her kisses were warmer than spring. ...
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Who's this blue haired character?

From the image taken off of this answer. Who is this character with the blue hair? (The one in the hand drawn red circle)
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What book does this creature come from? [closed]

A large bird-type animal that moves at great speed, but across the ground, which I think is desert and the creature is enclosed inside a walled region. I must have read it about 40 years ago. Might it ...
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Cartoon with immortal man from the ice age

I don't remember the name, only a couple of scenes. There is a group of men in the ice age and they find a meteorite which gives immortality, but only one of them survives. I kind of think that's Lex ...
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Who are the characters on this Legend of Zelda poster?

I found this poster of various characters from the Legend of Zelda games: (click for full size) Who are they and what game(s) they're from?
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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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Who are these Game of Thrones “Summer is here” characters?

I recently saw this awesome image by artist Tim Hamilton (@T1mco) [src: http://t1mco.tumblr.com/post/90437781995] I'm interested to know if anyone can help me figure out who is in the photo? There ...
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I have a portrait in the classroom and a bust in the library. Who am I?

I would like to find out the identity of a certain horse who I believe we see only in works of art within the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic series. This horse has a framed portrait in the ...
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Who does Chewbacca meet at the end of his comic series?

Spoilers for the 2015 Chewbacca series below. At the end of the Chewbacca comic series, Chewie returns to Kashyyyk and reunites with some Wookiees. Do we know the names of these Wookiees, or ...
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Who were the Kingsguard escorting Cersei?

This pertains to Season 6 and Season 7 of Game of Thrones if you have not caught up this point... Beware the Spoilers! Now to the question... During the scene where Cersei sits on the Iron Throne ...
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Who are the rest two Metahuman characters referred in Dawn of Justice?

While the 'metahumans' Wonder Woman and Flash are quite easily identifiable even for people like me, not knowing the comics nor the Arrow and Flash TV series, I would like to know who the other two ...
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Who is Wolfgang, played by Atilla Pinke, in Underworld?

The credits for Underworld list Atilla Pinke as the actor who played Wolfgang. Who is this character, or who is his actor? The names surrounding Wolfgang in the credits are mostly vampires, with some ...
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What SF&F movies are referenced in this gif?

This adorably badass gif is the work of Truck Torrence, aka 100% Soft Obviously, the whole thing is a reference to John Carpenter's They Live, and it appears that all the references are to Carpenter ...
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Who's the child and her mother that can “talk to flowers” in Ruins?

In Ruins (1995), a Marvel Comics limited series, there is a child who says that she has a mother that "talks to flowers". Who's the child and who is her mother? I was able to identify many of the ...
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Who charged down the pile of dead soldiers/horses in the Battle of Bastards?

The encirclement of the Stark forces had just started. As the Bolton forces marched forward with their shields and pikes, all of a sudden a Bolton force charged down from the top of the pile of dead ...
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Who were the Jedi attending the report on the Outer Rim sieges?

In Revenge of the Sith, Anakin arrived late for the report on the Outer Rim sieges. While hurrying in, he passed by five fellow Jedi coming out of the door, and yet a couple on the stairs of the ...

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