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     John Clark 

A long-time member of the Central Intelligence Agency and a former Navy SEAL, John Clark is one of the central characters of the Jack Ryan series. He often works with the titular intelligence analyst and has been responsible for taking down many America's most dangerous enemies, often times personally. Later, he founds the multi-national counter-terrorism unit RAINBOW with his long-time partner, Ding Chavez. He first appeared in Cardinal of the Kremlin.

     Domingo "Ding" Chavez 
Starting out as a member of a U.S. Army light infantry battalion, Ding was a part of the ill-fated Operation RECIPROCITY, and left to die in Colombia. It was there that he met John Clark, who saved his life. The two eventually became best friends, and later, "Ding" became Clark's son-in-law. He co-founded Rainbow and served as a counter-terrorism operative until he was later appointed director after John's retirement.

Characters from the original Rainbow Six game trilogy


     Andrew Burke 
Burke is a British Rainbow operative.
  • Workaholic: Though a family man, Burke's job as a Rainbow operator is his main priority.

     Roger McAllen 
McAllen is a Canadian Rainbow operative.

     Alejandro Noronha 
Noronha is a Brazilian Rainbow operative.
  • Consummate Professional: Has no sense of humor and hates when others joke around. Outside of work all he cares about is classical music and opera.

     Renee Raymond 
Raymond is an American Rainbow operative.

     Tracy Woo 
Woo is an American Rainbow operative.
  • The Napoleon: Is the shortest member of Rainbow and a bit of a fiery hot head.


     Nikola Gospić 
Gospić is the main antagonist of Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: Naturally, since he's an actual Nazi from World War II who survived and went underground, leading an organization of Neo-Nazis decades after the war.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: Is terminally ill and is planning a major terrorist attack as his farewell gift to the world.


Characters from Rainbow Six Vegas series


     Logan Keller 
Rainbow Six Vegas voice: Andrew Pifko
Rainbow Six Vegas 2 voice: Sven Eriksson
Logan is is an American Rainbow operative and the protagonist of Vegas.
  • Ragin' Cajun: Logan's from New Orleans, and has a strong Louisiana accent. However, he's very calm, collected and a consummate professional.

Voiced by: Alain Goulem (Male), Felicia Shulman (Female)
Bishop is the deputy director of Rainbow and the protagonist of Vegas 2. Bishop's appearance, gender, and equipment of are all customizable.
  • By-the-Book Cop: Bishop stresses this during his training of new recruits,
  • Frontline General: Despite being the deputy director of Rainbow, Bishop actively partakes in operations and even leads potential Rainbow candidates in on-the-job training.
  • Purely Aesthetic Gender
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: After the nearly-botched prologue mission that got a hostage negotiator killed, Bishop defended Gabriel from being kicked off of Rainbow for causing it. This lets Gabe stay in the prime position for his self-vindicating revenge by playing Rainbow and Mexican terrorists against eachother to his advantage, and personally targeting Bishop for, as Gabriel claims, "trying to manipulate and control him". Given that no one could've seen that one coming, no one holds Bishop to blame for it.

Knight is the co-op player character in Vegas 2. Like Bishop, Knight's appearance can be customized by the player, though he does not play a role in the story.

     Gabriel Nowak 
Rainbow Six Vegas voice: Thomas Michael
Rainbow Six Vegas 2 voice: Elias Toufexis
Gabriel Nowak is the squadmate of Logan in Vegas. He and Kan are captured by Irena during the game.

He is also a primary villain in both Vegas games.

  • Evil Is Petty: He kills hundreds of people in Las Vegas, destroys major parts of the city and betrays his organization, his team and his country-all because he didn't get a promotion years ago.
  • Foreshadowing: While Gabriel feels pretty torn about his fucking up the prologue mission, he starts getting a sort of irritable paranoia when he has to defuse a bomb shortly after. And the moment he's downed by an ambush as soon as he's done, he starts screaming at Bishop about how they clearly set him up. Five years later and Gabriel is the real Big Bad that tried to kill off Rainbow out of some mad, paranoid insanity about how they denied him a rightful promotion and that Bishop was just manipulating him.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Both in-story and in-game. Gabe goes from being Logan's team member and subordinate and a member of Rainbow to leading a terrorist attack on a major city and stealing a super weapon.
  • Gambit Roulette: There are numerous points in Gabe's plan where he was at a supremely high risk of being killed by random bad luck, his former teammates or his own men. Despite this, he manages to pull off his theft without a hitch.
  • Jerkass: The entire plot happens because his itchy trigger-finger nearly FUBAR'd an entire operation years prior, and Rainbow was understandably pissed at him. His response was to steal Rainbow and national information, work with a Mexican guerilla group gone full terrorists while supplying them with gear, bombs and data, yet fully willing to dispose of them in a heartbeat, and then do everything within his power to try to kill Rainbow from the inside-out.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: When Bishop asks him and Logan questions on how they should handle the prologue operation, Gabriel's responses are typically gung-ho, no silencers, and explosives. Logan handily points out that this is a hostage-rescue op. Despite this, Gabe still decides to get impatient waiting for the Squad B to get into position, and fires anyway, getting the negotiator killed and alerting all the terrorists in the compound early.
  • New Meat: Alongside Logan five years prior in the prologue mission of Vegas 2, where Bishop is walking them through their first live operation. While Logan answers by the book, Gabriel is borderline Hot-Blooded and reckless, which nearly botches the entire operation for all of them.
  • Too Dumb to Live: His whole approach to the prologue mission as listed in Leeroy Jenkins above, but also approaching Bishop face-to-face at the very end of the game. After all of his plans have gone up in smoke, killing hundreds of people, critically injuring a Rainbow team chopper pilot while bombing a whole squad fatally, and all of his subordinates dead by either Rainbow or his hand, he just outright confronts the person he resents the most to rant at and threaten them. When Bishop's not only still fully and visibly armed, but just took down an attack chopper (with a little outside help). Gabe doesn't live long the moment he finally threatens to shoot.
  • Walking Spoiler: He's one of your teammates in the first chapters of both Vegas titles before Michael and Jung take over. He's the real Big Bad of the Vegas games after all.

     Kan Akahashi 
Rainbow Six Vegas 1 & 2 voice: Denis Akiyama
Kan Akahashi is another squad mate of Logan in Vegas. He and Gabriel are captured by Irena during the game.

     Michael Walter 
Rainbow Six Vegas voice: Isaac C. Singleton Jr.
Rainbow Six Vegas 2 voice: Kwasi Songui
Logan's new squad mate after the capture of Gabriel and Kan. He returns in the sequel as Bishop's partner.
  • Demolitions Expert: His job title. This makes him the expert on both bomb defusal and setting up explosives.
  • Heroic BSoD: He has a brief one after the gas attack at the rec center, but Bishop snaps him out of it.
  • The Big Guy: His character model is no larger than anyone else's, but he uses a light machine gun, loves setting off big explosions (when it's to kill terrorists, of course) and has a more boisterous personality than Logan, Park or Bishop.

     Jung Park 
Rainbow Six Vegas 1 & 2 voice: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
Logan's new squad mate after the capture of Gabriel and Kan.
  • Badass Bookworm: Park knows enough about electronic equipment to recognize a sophisticated command & control communications suite backed up by a Faraday cage by just taking a glance at a trailer connected to a truck. He's also a former member of the 707th Special Mission Battalion, South Korea's top counter-terrorism unit and one of the most highly regarded in the world, whose training program was infamously rumored to make Navy SEALS tap out.
  • Cold Sniper: In promotional material, he's shown using a PSG-1. In-game, he uses a G36C with an ACOG scope.
  • Techno Wizard: Park is the team's electronics expert, handling hacking and communications.

     Joanna Torres 
Rainbow Six Vegas voice: Athena Karkanis
Rainbow Six Vegas 2 voice: Felicia Shulman
An intelligence analyst in Rainbow, Joanna co-ordinates with Logan, Park and Micheal from the team's Eurocopter Panther.

     Sharron Judd 
Another Rainbow intelligence analyst, assisting Bishop and his team in Vegas 2.

  • Badass Israeli: She's Israeli, and is stated to have done work with Mossad in the past.
  • Mission Control: Like Joanna, she's Bishop's mission control.
  • Sniping the Cockpit: She gets shot by a sniper while Bishop's helicopter attempts to land, with it heavily implied that Alvarez Cabrero was the one doing the sniping. She's later reported as being in "stable" condition by Ding, but is not seen again for the rest of the game. The first game's Joanna Torres takes her spot at the end of the game.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: She's almost identical in both character and role to Joanna from the first Vegas.


     Irena Morales 
Voiced by: Amanda Martinez
The primary villain of Vegas, Irena is a terrorist ringleader planning on attacking Las Vegas.

     Miguel and Alvarez Cabrero 
Miguel voiced by: Philip Le Maistre
Alvarez voiced by: Mark Camacho
The Cabrero brothers appear as secondary villains in Vegas 2. They are human traffickers who had recently smuggled bombs into Las Vegas.
  • Didn't Think This Through: The men that the two brothers hired to reinforce their numbers are distinct from Morales' terrorist army, and this causes friction. Miguel's and Alvarez's men snark at how Morales' troops are as good as dead and won't miss them. Then, another instance of this trope: Miguel puts on a HAZMAT suit to escape the cordon around the gym where he set off the chemical bomb, but RAINBOW's team instantly recognize him anyway thanks to the limp he got while fighting the team helicopter.
  • Dirty Coward: Actually played with. Miguel runs from Bishop, but who wouldn't? Both of them die in cutscenes, so we never see much of their personalities.
  • Terrorists Without a Cause: Actually averted. Both men have clear motives.
  • Too Dumb to Live: They both die in ways that could have been easily avoided. Miguel pulls a Hand Cannon on Bishop after pretending to surrender, and Bishop kills him instantly. Alvarez lowers his guard while receiving payment from his employer, who has no reason to leave him alive.

A very popular person amongst the terrorists. He is one of the Mexican guerillas encountered (and killed) by Logan and his team in Mexico.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Character: There is little-to-no explanation for why Marcelo was so popular in the underworld. The only explanation is that "people liked him".
  • Unique Enemy: Despite being a regular mook, Marcelo has a unique appearance from the other guerillas; he wears a blue shirt, while all the others wear green or red.
  • What Measure Is a Mook?: Marcelo is a well-known terrorist. When Alpha Team confronts Irena, she tells them that killing him was a bad idea:
    Irena: You killed Marcelo - not smart. People liked Marcelo.
    • Indeed, his death seems to have impacted the terrorists by a great deal, so much that they'll shout his name in combat. It's possible his death increased the terrorists' attacks on Vegas.

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