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Lt. Aldo "The Apache" Raine
Played By: Brad PittA hilljack from the backwoods of Tennessee. Has a mysterious scar about his neck that is ultimately left to the viewers' imagination. Tasked with instilling God-induced fear into the Germans before the Armada, he puts together the American-Jewish "Basterds" - all too happy to kill him some Nazis.
Sgt. Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz
Played By: Eli RothMore commonly known as "The Bear Jew", his infamy and brutality is so widespread among German soldiers stationed in France that many actually believe that he is a golem summoned by a vengeful rabbi. In truth, he is a Jewish-American soldier who really likes baseball. Unfortunately, there are no baseballs in Nazi-Occupied France, so he and his bat make do with Nazi melons.
Sgt. Hugo Stiglitz
Played By: Til SchweigerA psychotic serial killer who was, for a time, a German enlisted soldier. He gained infamy after brutally butchering thirteen Gestapo officers, and was promptly on his way to the gallows. But as it turns out, Aldo was a huge fan of his work and wanted him to play for his team. Hugo didn't even have to ponder on the possibility of killing more Nazis.
Cpl. Wilhelm Wicki
Played By: Gedeon BurkhardAn Austrian-born Jew, he quickly fled and became an American citizen right around the time when the Nazi party was coming into real prominence. Afterwards, he joined the Basterds to kick a little ass. Acts as the team's translator, cause the Germans are too shit-scared of Stiglitz.
Pfc. Omar Ulmer
Played By: Omar DoomA Basterd who got roped into Aldo's insane plan of bombing the cinema following the Mexican Standoff turned Blast Out in the pub. He doesn't speak Italian, not that Aldo cares.
Pfc. Smithson "The Little Man" Utvich,
Played By: BJ NovakKnown to the Germans as the "Little Man" - even though he's not the smallest of the Basterds - , Utvich is a Basterd who, for some reason, was captured by Landa along with Aldo in the hopes of his scheme succeeding. Despite coming off as timid, he is all too happy to follow Aldo.
"The Germans' nickname for me is "the Little Man"?"
Pfc. Gerold Hirschberg
Played By: Samm LevineA Basterd with a minor role. He's the shortest member of the Basterds
The German High Command (Adolf Hitler, Joseph Goebbels, Hermann Goring, and Martin Bormann)
Col. Hans ‘The Jew Hunter’ Landa
Played By: Christoph WaltzA Nazi colonel who is a damn good detective (in his words). Very good at rooting out Jewish families in hiding. This is how he makes the acquaintance of Shoshanna Dreyfus, whose family's death he is responsible for. As fate would have it, he is responsible for the security detail for the film premiere...at Shoshanna's cinema.
Played By: Daniel BruhlA charming German sniper who gained a hero status in Germany after mowing down nearly 300 American soldiers in a single day from a tower. He is now the centerpiece of Goebbels' latest propaganda film, "Nation's Pride." Has a serious case of puppy-love for Shoshanna.
Major Dieter Hellstrom
Played By: August DiehlSomething of a repulsive Gestapo Major, he works directly under Goebbels. Not particularly savvy, but very difficult to fool.
Played By: Martin WuttkeIt's that one guy.
Dr. Joseph Goebbels
Played By: Sylvester GrothHitler's Minister of Propaganda, he sees himself as the next (less Jewish) Fritz Lang. He...really isn't.
Staff Sgt. Wilhelm
Played By: Alexander FehlingA German soldier under Hellstrom's command. He was given the night off to celebrate the birth of his son, Max, at a pub. Then it all goes to hell.
Sgt. Werner Rachtman
Played By: Richard SammelAn honorable and loyal German soldier, who "respectfully refuses" Aldo's offer to rat out his comrades. He becomes The Bear Jew's first on-screen kill.
Played By: Sönke MöhringA German solder serving under Sgt. Ratchmann.
Played By: Julie DreyfusGoebbels' mistress and French translator.
Lt. Archie Hicox
Played By: Michael FassbenderA former film critic and journalist who now serves in Her Majesty's Royal Army. His immense knowledge of German cinema makes him invaluable for the upcoming operation in Fenech's and Churchill's eyes.
Bridget von Hammersmark
Played By: Diane KrugerA beautiful German actress who has been secretly working for the Allies for quite some time, being Fenech's primary spy.
General Ed Fenech
Played By: Mike MyersAn English general under Churchill's command.
Le Gamaar Theater
Shoshanna Dreyfus / Emmannuelle Mimieux
Played By: Melanie LaurentA French Jew whose entire family was murdered by Hans Landa's men. She eventually inherits a cinema, which ironically becomes the state for the premiere of Nation's Pride. Which ironically, Landa is providing security for.
Played By: Jacky IdoShoshanna's boyfriend as well as the film projectionist at her cinema. He's the best.
La Padite Family
Perrier La Padite
Played By: Denis MénochetA French milk farmer with three daughters. Landa intimidates and pressures him into exposing the Dreyfus family hiding under his floorboard.
La Louisiane Tavern
Played By: Christian BerkelThe bartender of La Louisiane. Doesn't seem to care too much for the German occupation.
Played By: Anne-Sophie FranckA waitress working at La Louisiane. Unlike Eric, she is deathly scared of the German soldiers.