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Timeline :
1959, Aug 19th:
Odetta Holmes lost her legs.

Writers :
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Name: Description:

?, Alan
First named on page: 131

- Childhood friend of Roland. Thought of by Roland when he first saw Enrico Balazar's palace - thought it to be the Dark Tower.

?, Allie
First named on page: 260 

- Childhood friend of Roland. Thought of by Roland.

?, Anne
First named on page: 57 

- Stewardess on plane that Eddie Dean was on. Anne was helping Peter ? and Jane Dorning stow the last aftermeal drink-glasses away.

?, Cuthbert
First named on page: 131

- Childhood friend of Roland. Owned David the Hawk. Roland thought of him when he first saw Enrico Balazar's palace - he thought it to be the Dark Tower.

?, Dario
First named on page: 165 

- A name yelled by Tricks Postino:

'´Gimme a clear field Dario!'.

One of Enrico Balazar's 'gentlemen'.

?, Dennis
First named on page: 410 

- A young man Roland had seen with Flagg.

?, Dorothy
First named on page: 257 

- A name Eddie Dean used when Odetta Holmes asked where she was when she first came to Roland's world:

'Well, I tell you one thing, Dorothy. You ain't in Kansas anymore.'

?, Howard
First named on page: 213

- Doorman at Odetta Holmes' building.

?, Jake
First named on page: 113

- The boy who Roland meet at the Way Station and then killed, when they caught up with the Man in Black in DT1. Jake was the boy Jack Mort pushed infront of a car.

?, Lucy
First named on page: 44

- Cartoon character mentioned in passing.

?, Marten
First named on page: 111

- Wizard from Roland's past. Seduced Roland's mother. Roland thought of Marten when he first tasted CocaCola:

'...the dark drink was laced with sugar, even more than Marten had put in his coffee...'

?, Paula
First named on page: 50 

- Stewardess on the plane that Eddie Dean was on when he was carrying the cocane for Enrico Balazar. Was worried about Jane Dorning.

?, Peter
First named on page: 59 

- Steward on the plane Eddie Dean was on when he was carrying the cocane for Enrico Balazar. Peter was helping Anne ? and Jane Dorning stow the last aftermeal drink-glasses away.

?, Roland
The main character

- The man on a quest for the Dark Tower. He 'takes over' the bodys of Eddie Dean, Susannah Dean and Jack Mort. Looses two finger and a toe when attacked by the Lobstrosities seven hours after his palaver with the Man in Black/Walter.

?, Sophia
First named on page: 264

- Younger sister of Odetta Holmes' mother.

?, Thomas
First named on page: 410

- A young man Roland had seen with Flagg.

Adler, ?
First named on page: 207 

- Spoke about Schizophrenia.

Alexander, Truman
First named on page: 127

- One of Enrico Balazar's 'gentlemen'. Died of a Heart Attack.

Allen, Bar'bry
First named on page: 223

- Mentioned in passing.

Allen, Woody
First named on page: 100

- Film director/actor mentioned in passing. The whole situation reminded Eddie of a movie either a Fellini or a Woody Allen.

Andolini, Claudio
First named on page: 123

- Brother of Jack Andolini. Worked for Enrico Balazar as a bodyguard.

Andolini, Jack
First named on page: 114

- Was the driver of the Pizza Truck that followed Eddie Dean. Was Enrico Balazar's 'lieutenant'. Brother of Claudio Andolini. Killed by Roland and eaten by the Lobstrocities. Was related to Enrico Balazar by marriage.

Balazar, Enrico
First named on page: 44 

- Drug dealer King in New York. Second generation Sicilian. Owned the Leaning Tower which Roland thought to be the Dark Tower. Killed by Roland in the shoot-out.

Basale, Miguel
First named on page: 237 

- Took Julio Estevez's place on a bowling team on the night Odetta Holmes lost her legs.

Billy the Kid
First named on page: 208

- Mentioned by Odetta Holmes:

'John Kennedy had been a peacemaker, not a leather-slapping Billy the Kid type...'.

Biondi, George
First named on page: 123

- Worked for Enrico Balazar as a bodyguard. Played Trivial Persuit with Henry Dean. Killed by Eddie Dean in the shoot-out.

Blackstone
First named on page: 145

- Magician mentioned in passing.

Blake, Kevin
First named on page: 136

- One of Enrico Balazar's 'gentlemen'. He was the one that cut off Henry Dean's dead and threw it to Eddie Dean. Killed by Roland in the shoot-out.

Blatty, William Peter
First named on page: 124

- Writer mentioned in a Trivial Persuit question.

Brennan, Walter
First named on page: 136

- Name in an answer given by Henry Dean in a Trivial Persuit game. The correct answer was Johnny Cash.

Brinkley, ?
First named on page: 214

- Part of Huntley and Brinkley news team in the 1960's.

Brown, Charlie
First named on page: 44 

- Cartoon character mentioned in passing.

Brumhall, Dr.
First named on page: 412

- Mrs. Rathburn's doctor.

Burroughs, Edgar Rice
First named on page: 173

- Writer mentioned by Eddie Dean. His brother, Henry, used to read one of Burroughs' books to Eddie, when they were kids.

Cash, Johnny
First named on page: 124

- Singer. Henry Dean kept answering almost every question in a Trivial Persuit game with Johnny Cash.

Casper

- Friendly ghost.

Cassidy, Butch
First named on page: 405

- Johnny Holden thought Roland/Jack Mort looked like Butch Cassidy.

Castro, ?
First named on page: 208

- Cuban Dictator mentioned in passing by Andrew.

Charlie, Mr.
First named on page: 223

- Mentioned in passing.

Clements, Arnold
First named on page: 395

- Mentioned by officer George O'Mearah. I think it really should be Justin Clements. This could be a misprint/error in my edition of the book.

Clements, Justin
First named on page: 393

- A clerk in the gun-shop where Roland, as Jack Mort, was trying to buy bullets for his guns.

Copperfield, David

- Magician seen by Balazar in Atlantic City.

Cort
First named on page: 113

- Roland's teacher from the past. A voice spoke inside Roland's head:

'...this was not the voice of... or the rough one of Cort.'

Cronkite, Walter
First named on page: 266 

- Newsreader mentioned in passing.

Crow, Jim
First named on page: 222 

'It was the Jim Crow part of the bus...'

David

- Hawk (Or Falcon in DT1) that Roland had as a child.

Dean, Eddie
First named on page: 37

- 21 year old Drug addict. The first of three persons Roland 'possesses'. Little-brother of Henry Dean and big-brother of Selina Dean. He helps Roland after he falls sick to the infections caused by the bite of the Lobstrosities.

Dean, Henry
First named on page: 37

- Big-brother of Eddie and Selina Dean. He died of a drug overdose while being held by Enrico Balazar's 'gentlemen'.

Dean, Mrs.
First named on page: 193 

- Mother of Henry and Eddie Dean.

Dean, Selina
First named on page: 70

- Sister of Henry and Eddie Dean. Killed when hit by a drunk driver when Eddie was 2 and Henry 10 years old.

Dean, Susannah
First named on page: 450

- Name of the hybrid of Detta Walker and Odetta Holmes personalities.

Deere, ?
First named on page: 77

- Co-pilot on the 727 plane that Eddie Dean was on when he was carrying the cocane for Enrico Balazar.

Delevan, Carl
First named on page: 392 

- Police officer who helped Roland/Jack Mort when he claimed that Justin Clements, from the gun-shop, had stolen his wallet. He was attacked by Roland.

Delgado, Susan

- Lover of Roland.

Desmond
First named on page: 131

- Childhood friend of Roland. Thought of by Roland when he saw Balazar's palace - thought it to be the Tower.

Diem Brothers, The
First named on page: 208

- Mentioned in passing. Dead

Dollentz, ?
First named on page: 413

- Thought of by Katz:

'...because that putz Dollentz up the street was undercutting him.'

Dorfman, ?
First named on page: 368 

- A name mentioned in passing. Jack Mort was working on the 'Dorfman case'.

Dorning, Jane
First named on page: 50

- Stewardess on plane that Eddie Dean was on when he was carrying the cocane for Enrico Balazar.

Douglas, Susy
First named on page: 59 

- Stewardess on the plane that Eddie Dean was on when he was carrying the cocane for Enrico Balazar.

Dretto, Carlocimi
First named on page: 123

- Worked for Enrico Balazar as a bodyguard. Killed by Roland in the shoot-out.

Duck, Donald
First named on page: 266

- Cartoon character mentioned by Eddie Dean:

'Donald Duck must have walked over my grave.'

Duvalier, Poppa Doc
First named on page: 208

- Haiti Dictator mentioned in passing.

Earp, Wyatt
First named on page: 405

- Johnny Holden thought Roland/Jack Mort looked like Wyatt Earp.

Ellington, Duke
First named on page: 241

- Musician who recorded "Take the A-Train".

Estevez, Julio
First named on page: 237 

- Friend of George Shavers. Was a vet in 1959.

Evers, Medgar
First named on page: 215

- American activist. Mentioned in passing.

Farmingham, Mr.
First named on page: 435

- Jack Mort's boss.

Farson, ?
First named on page: 138

- Rebel in Roland's time known as The Good Man. Thought of by Roland when entering the Leaning Tower, Balazar's palace.

Feeny, Andrew
First named on page: 207 

- Irish chauffeur for Odetta Holmes. Had worked for Odetta's father since she was 14.

Fellini, ?
First named on page: 100

- Film director mentioned in passing. The whole situation reminded Eddie of a movie either a Fellini or a Woody Allen.

Flagg, ?
First named on page: 409

- Roland thought him to be a demon. Roland had once seen him, when his own land approached the final crash. Had seen Flagg change a man into a howling dog!
More info on: Randall Flagg

Ginelli, ?
First named on page: 98

- Owned a restaurant called the Four Fathers. This is possibly Richard from Thinner.

Goad, The
First named on page: 208

- A voice heard by Odetta Holmes.

Goldwater, Barry
First named on page: 212

- Mentioned by Odetta Holmes.

Good Man, The
First named on page: 138

See John Farson.

Gooden, Dwight
First named on page: 48

- Mentioned by Eddie Dean when he was snorting China White:

'If that's China White, I'm Dwight Gooden.'

Gould, Chester
First named on page: 126

- Comic-strip artist mentioned by Cimi.

Gunn, Peter
First named on page: 241

- Mentioned in passing. A TV-show.

Haley, Alex
First named on page: 223

- Writer mentioned in passing. Wrote the book: Roots.

Halvorsen, Jimmy
First named on page: 248 

- House detective at Macey's that saw Detta Walker steal some jewelry.

Haspio, Jimmy
First named on page: 135

- One of Enrico Balazar's 'gentlemen'. Killed by Roland in the shoot-out.

Hathaway, Miss
First named on page: 331

- Eddie Dean's third grade teacher.

Hax
First named on page: 113

- Hax is mentioned when Roland hears his father's voice in his head.

Henning, Doug
First named on page: 145

- Magician mentioned in passing.

Henry, John
First named on page: 223

- Mentioned in passing.

Hitler, ?
First named on page: 101

- German Dictator from the Second World War. The Monstrosities reminded Eddie of Hitler when they raised one claw.

Holden, Johnny
First named on page: 394

- Worked in Clements Gun Shop, and brother-in-law of Justin Clements. Roland accused him of stealing his wallet after he refused to sell him ammunition without a gun licence.

Holliday, Billy
First named on page: 135

- Singer mentioned in passing.

Holliday, Doc
First named on page: 405

- Johnny Holden thought Roland/Jack Mort looked like Doc Holliday.

Holmes, Alice
First named on page: 224

- Mother of Odetta Holmes. Wife of Dan Holmes.

Holmes, Dan
First named on page: 224

- Father of Odetta Holmes. Dentist who started the Holmes Dental fortune. Husband of Alice Holmes.

Holmes, Odetta Susannah
First named on page: 207 

- Black lady in a wheelchair. Heir to Holmes Dental Industries. Lost her legs on August 19th 1959. Her father died in 1962. She was named after a town in Arkansas. Schizophrenic with one other personality (Detta Walker) who combined to form Susannah Dean.

Houdini, Harry
First named on page: 129

- Magician thought of by Enrico Balazar, while he was waiting for Eddie Dean to arrive with his goods:

'...Eddie Dean was no Houdini.'

Huntley, ?
First named on page: 214

- Part of Huntley and Brinkley news team in the 1960's.

Johnson, ?
First named on page: 208

- President of the US. Took over when John F. Kennedy was killed.

Katz, Mr.
First named on page: 411

- Drug store owner. Started the store.

Katz, Mr. (Jr)
First named on page: 411

- 46 year old man who owned Katz's Drug Store. Son of Mr. Katz. Had an ulcer.

Kennedy, Jack
First named on page: 208

- Mentioned in passing.

Kennedy, John F.
First named on page: 208

- The President shot by Lee Harvey Oswald.

Kent, Clark
First named on page: 76

- Comic-book character mentioned by Eddie Dean when he meet Roland for the first time. Eddie was trying to take off his shirt:

'...simply tear it off, like Clark Kent while Lois Lane was tied to a railroad track...'.

Boyfriend of Lois Lane in the Comic-book: Superman.

King, Martin Luther
First named on page: 215

- American activist. Mentioned in passing.

Krushchev, ?
First named on page: 272

- Mentioned in passing.

Lane, Lois
First named on page: 76

- Comic-book character mentioned by Eddie Dean when he meet Roland for the first time. Eddie was trying to take off his shirt:

'...simply tear it off, like Clark Kent while Lois Lane was tied to a railroad track...'.

Girlfriend of Clark Kent in the Comic-book: Superman.

Lennox, Ralph
First named on page: 413

- Security guard in Katz's drug store.

Lobstrosities, The
First named on page: 10

- The 'monstrositys' Roland encounters on the beach 7 hours after he and the Man in Black had their palaver. Lobster like creatures, but a foot high, and four feet long, weighing about seventy pounds. Bit off two fingers on Roland's right hand, and one toe, before Roland killed it with a stone and his boots. Made some strange noises:

Did-a-chick?, Dad-a-cham?, Ded-a-check?

Later they served as food for Roland, Eddie and Odetta/Detta.

Man in Black, The
First named on page: 356

- The man who Roland was following in DT1. Roland caught up with him, and they spoke for a long time. When Roland woke up, The Man in Black had died. Roland took his jawbone.

McAuliff, Christa
First named on page: 255

- Space shuttle astronaut killed in the Challenger explosion. Mentioned by Eddie Dean when Odetta Holmes/Detta Walker first came to Roland's world.

McDonald, Captain ?
First named on page: 60 

- Captain on the plane that Eddie Dean was on when he was carrying the cocane for Enrico Balazar.

McGursky, Mrs.
First named on page: 195 

- Neighbour to the Dean family.

Mort, Jack
First named on page: 355 

- A CPA. He was the third person that Roland took over. He was the one who dropped a brick on Odetta Holmes as a child, and he was also the one who pushed her in front of the train that took her legs. He was also the one that pushed Jake in front of a car. You could say that he was killing people in his spare time!!

Mutants, The Slow
First named on page: 431

- Mentioned in passing.

Newman, Paul
First named on page: 50

- Actor mentioned when Jane Dorning was thinking of Eddie Dean's eyes:

'...not sweet-sexy blue like Paul Newman's eyes...'

Oakley, Annie
First named on page: 416

- Character on a Western Show. Thought of by Ralph Lennox when Roland shot the gun out of his hands.

O'Mearah, George
First named on page: 392

- Police officer who helped Roland/Jack Mort when he claimed that Justin Clements, from the gun-shop, had stolen his wallet. He was attacked by Roland.

Oswald, ?
First named on page: 208 

- Shot president John F. Kennedy.

Parks, Rosa Lee
First named on page: 222

- Woman on a bus who wouldn't move.

Payton, Walter
First named on page: 255

- Mentioned by Eddie Dean when Odetta Holmes/Detta Walker first came to Roland's world.

Poe, Edgar Allan
First named on page: 57 

- Writer mentioned in passing.

Poitier, Sidney
First named on page: 227 

- Actor Eddie Dean thought of, when he saw New York through the eyes of Detta Walker. It looked like a movie from the 60's:

'Something like that one with Sidney Steiger and Rod Poitier...'.

It should be Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger.

Popeye

- Cartoon character mentioned in passing.

Post, Wiley

- Pilot mentioned in passing.

Postino, Tricks
First named on page: 124

- One of Enrico Balazar's 'gentlemen'. Killed by Eddie Dean in the shoot-out.

Potzie
First named on page: 120

- Cat owned by the Eddie and Henry Dean.

Rathburn, Mrs.
First named on page: 412

- Customer of Mr. Katz. Was on the phone with Mr. Katz when Roland entered the store. Valium addict.

Reagan, President
First named on page: 119

- Former President of the US. Mentioned by Eddie Dean when he was shouting at Jack Andolini.

Roth, David Lee
First named on page: 100

- Singer of the rock-band Van Halen. Thought of by Eddie Dean while sitting in the Customs-room.

Ruby, Jack
First named on page: 208

- Mentioned in passing. The man who shot Lee Harvey Oswald.

Schultz, Charles
First named on page: 44 

- Peanuts Cartoon creator. Eddie Dean thought of writing Mr. Schultz.

Shavers, George
First named on page: 237

- An intern at the Sisters of Mercy Hospital on 23rd Street in New York in 1959. Was called the day Odetta Holmes lost her legs in a train accident.

Staunton, Andrew
First named on page: 432

- Police officer in New York City. Partner of Norris Weaver. He shot Roland/Jack Mort in the chest, but hit his lighter, catching him on fire rather than killing him.

Steiger, Rod
First named on page: 227 

- Actor Eddie Dean thought of, when he saw New York through the eyes of Detta Walker. It looked like a movie from the 60's:

'Something like that one with Sidney Steiger and Rod Poitier...'.

It should be Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger.

Stevens, Dodie
First named on page: 219

- Singer Detta Walker heard on a juke-box.

Streisand, Barbara
First named on page: 189

- Singer mentioned in passing.

Superman
First named on page: 82

- Comic-book character mentioned by Captain McDonald:

'I don't give a fuck if she flies stuffed down the front of Superman's jockies.'

Swaggart, Jimmy
First named on page: 232 

- Mentioned in passing.

Tracy, Spencer
First named on page: 244 

- Actor in the movie: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Travolta, John
First named on page: 162

- Mentioned when Eddie and Roland entered Balazar's room from the bathroom, Eddie realized:

'...he had left his entire John Travolta outfit, including underwear, behind...'.

Vechhio, Rudy
First named on page: 168 

- One of Enrico Balazar's 'gentlemen'. Fractured three ribs when George Biondi fell on him dying.

Verone, Tio
First named on page: 128

- Uncle of Enrico Balazar.

Vincent, Colin
First named on page: 114

- Drug dealing friend of Eddie Dean, and employee of Enrico Balazar. Followed Eddie Dean in the Pizza Truck with Jack Andolini.

Walker, Detta Susannah
First named on page: 207 

- The second personality of Odetta Holmes. She was evil, often breaking things, or insulting or sexually teasing people for no real reason. She combined with Odetta Walker to become Susannah Dean.

Walter
First named on page: 356 

See the Man in Black...

Weaver, Norris
First named on page: 432

- Police officer, and partner of Andrew Staunton.

Webb, Jack
First named on page: 421

- Character on a TV-show called Dragnet. Thought of by officer O'Mearah when he woke up in Katz's Drug Store.

Wilson, William
First named on page: 57 

- Drug dealer who strapped the cocaine under Eddie Dean's arms.


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