Rapture's citizens during the city's prime depicted in the novel.
Rapture was a city that attracted the world's best and the brightest, or at least people who found hope in Andrew Ryan's economic philosophy. There was a vast assortment of people who came to Rapture: from artists to scientists, to engineers and athletes. Below is a list of characters who appear or are mentioned in .
Anya Andersdotter Archie, a submariner working in
Neptune's Bounty. Arno Deukmajian, owner of a pawnshop in
Augustus Sinclair Bergman, helmsman of Frank Fontaine's trawler, the
Carlson Fiddle Carl Wing, an inmate of
Persephone who was a member of the Rapture Family. Ms. Chavez, a Puerto Rican nurse working for Steinman.
Eleanor Lamb Mr. Forester, a manager of the workers hired to build Rapture.
Frank Fontaine, previous proprietor of Fontaine Fisheries who smuggled goods from Cuba to the U.S.
Garcia, chief bookie at Frank Gorland's bookkeeping business.
Garris Fisher, an executive of Fontaine Futuristics.
Gilbert Alexander Mr. Glidden, a patient of Sofia Lamb.
Gordon Shep, owner of Shep's ShopMart and a garbage collection business in
Little Eden Plaza. Mr. Gravenstein, owner of Gravenstein's Green Groceries in Little Eden Plaza.
Grogan, a constable in Rapture.
Harker, head constable in Rapture.
Harold Babcock, a Splicer living with his family in
Artemis Suites. Harry Brown, a manager at Seaworthy Construction.
Harv Merton, previous proprietor of The Clanger, a bar near the docks in New York City.
Julie Langford Margie, a follower of Sofia Lamb.
Masha Lutz Mickael Lasko, a Ukranian maintenance worker framed for smuggling in Rapture.
Morry, a man working for Frank Gorland's bookkeeping business.
Morry, a man living in
Artemis Suites. Naz, a Splicer bodyguard of Fontaine.
Neil Steele, an up-and-coming boxer in New York.
Peach Wilkins Philo, one of
Pierre Gobbi Pinelli, a guard on Andrew Ryan's steamliner,
Prentice Mill Quee, an Asian servant aboard Andrew Ryan's private jet.
Rizzo, head manager at the administration offices of Seaworthy Construction and member of the
Rapture Central Council. Rolf, a security guard at the Ryan Plasmids facility.
Rupert Mudge, a Splicer living in Pauper's Drop. Sally Mudge, wife of Rupert Mudge.
Silas Cobb "Snort" Bianchi, a customer at The Clanger in New York City.
Stanley Poole "Stiffy", a worker on the docks in Neptune's Bounty who was bitten by a
Sea Slug. Sylvia Pleasance, fiancee of Ronald Greavy.
Toby Griggs, a Splicer who worked as a salesman in a shop in
Fort Frolic. "Twitchy", a customer at The Clanger in New York City.
Voss, an FBI agent investigating Andrew Ryan's business operations.
Willy Brougham, a test subject in Suchong and Tenenbaum's experiments.
Antoine, Frank Fontaine's personal cook in Rapture.
Bud Chinowski, manager of Chinowski's Maintenance, an engineering contracting firm.
Charlie Wriggles, a boxer in New York.
Dmetri, Pyotr Rianofski's cousin.
Eisley, a lawyer working for Andrew Ryan.
Epstein, a follower of Atlas who died during a raid.
"Feeben Junior", a manager at Feeben, Leiber, and Quiffe Engineering Firm.
Grace Holloway Harley, a man working for Frank Gorland.
Hector Rodriguez Hector, a constable.
Herve Manuela, a witness that Sullivan hoped would aid in the investigation of Fontaine.
Irving, a man who died while doing deep-sea diving work on Rapture's construction.
Jimmy, an associate of Sander Cohen.
Johnny Topside" Lance, one of the men working for Fontaine in Rapture.
Linosky, a constable.
Marie Louise Fensen, Bill McDonagh's former love interest.
Marjorie Dustin, a bookkeeper working for Andrew Ryan who accepted bribes from Frank Fontaine.
Mazy, an acquaintance of Sally Mudge.
McGee, a follower of Atlas who died during a raid.
Ming, a man living with his family in
Artemis Suites. Mulrooney, a bartender at The Clanger.
Nigel Weir Pyotr Rianofski, Andrew Ryan's father.
Ronald Greavy, son of Ruben Greavy.
Roy Phinn, an employee at Chinowski's Maintenance.
Sammy G. Sorenson, an Atlas follower.
Vallete, a follower of Atlas who died during a raid.
Vasilisa, Dmetri's wife.