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Characters: World War Z
A Character Sheet for the World War Z novel characters.

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    The Interviewer 

The Interviewer

  • As Himself: The audiobook, which features a full cast reading each role, specifically identifies the interviewer as Max Brooks, and Brooks reads the interviewer's part.
  • Author Avatar: For Max Brooks.
  • Mr. Exposition

    Kwang Jingshu 

Kwang Jingshu

    Nury Televadi 

    Stanley MacDonald 

Stanley MacDonald

    Fernando Oliveira 

Fernando Oliveira

    Jacob Nyathi 

Jacob Nyathi

    Jurgen Warmbrunn 

    Saladin Kader 

Saladin Kader

    Bob Archer 

Bob Archer

    Gen. Travis D'Ambrosia 

Gen. Travis D'Ambrosia

    Grover Carlson 

Grover Carlson

    Mary Jo Miller 

Mary Jo Miller

  • Mama Bear: She tells the interviewer about the first zombie attack she experienced, during which one of the zombies grabbed her daughter. Mary Jo admits that she really doesn't remember exactly what happened, but says that according to both of her children, she ripped the zombie's head off with her bare hands.

    Gavin Blaire 

Gavin Blaire

    Ajay Shah 

Ajay Shah

  • The Danza: Ajay Shah is portrayed in the audiobook by Ajay Naidu.

    Sharon 

    Maria Zhuganova 

Maria Zhuganova

    T. Sean Collins 

T. Sean Collins

    Ahmed Farahnakian 

Ahmed Farahnakian

    Todd Wainio 

    Paul Redeker 

Paul Redeker

    David Allen Forbes 

David Allen Forbes

  • Adorkable: Throughout his interview Forbes rambles, stammers, and trips all over himself trying to apologize for anything he says that people from other countries might find insulting. At one point early in the interview he almost gives up entirely and is only persuaded to continue after asking the interviewer to promise to "cut all the daft bits."
  • Badass Adorable: He carries a claymore which he learned how to use to very good effect against zombies.
  • Nice Guy

    Philip Adler 

Philip Adler

  • The Atoner
  • A Father to His Men
  • Just Following Orders: Defied. Although he complied with the order to withdraw and abandon the civilians his unit was protecting after his commanding officer threatened to enact decimations the way the Russian military did, he fully acknowledges and accepts responsibility for choosing to do so. He planned to personally assassinate his commanding officer in retribution, and is bitterly disgusted that the general committed suicide before he could do so rather than accept responsibility for giving the order.

    Bohdan Taras Kondratiuk 

Bohdan Taras Kondratiuk

    Jesika Hendricks 

Jesika Hendricks

    Sardar Khan 

Sardar Khan

    Arthur Sinclair Jr 

Arthur Sinclair Jr

    "The Whacko" 

"The Whacko"

    Joe Muhammad 

Joe Muhammad

    Roy Elliot 

Roy Elliot

    Christina Eliopolis 

Christina Eliopolis

    Barati Palshigar 

Barati Palshigar

    Kondo Tatsumi 

Kondo Tatsumi

  • Ascended Fanboy: As the outbreak progressed, he stayed in his room and on the internet poring over discussions of the war right up until the power went out and he realized he had no actual skills, experience, or support to make use of his information. Only through luck did he manage to escape and meet his Sensei, who would teach him true badassery.
  • Hikikomori: At first.

    Seryosha Garcia Alvarez 

Seryosha Garcia Alvarez

    Adm. Xu Zhicai 

Adm. Xu Zhicai

    Terry Knox 

Terry Knox

    Ernesto Olguin 

Ernesto Olguin

    Darnell Hackworth 

Darnell Hackworth

    Father Sergei Ryzhkov 

    Andre Renard 

Andre Renard

    Breckinridge 'Breck' Scott 
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