Characters

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LAURA PALMER

The leitmotif of the series. His violent and mysterious death causes the FBI investigation that takes Cooper to Twin Peaks. Laura Palmer is full of secrets and is not the innocent girl who seemed at the beginning: they see their relationship with drugs and prostitution. For her the end had come much before his death.

LELAND PALMER

The father of Laura Palmer and personal attorney of Ben. After the death of Laura mad and their hair turns gray, mysteriously. Later discover that, owned by BOB, He had killed Laura by not being able to possess it.

SPECIAL AGENT DALE COOPER

The soul of the series. Probably one of the best characters of the story. It has an overwhelming charisma and magnetism that makes residents of Twin Peaks at his feet. Using your deductive research method, inductive and mostly intuitive manages to find the killer of Laura (helped by the strange inhabitants of the white lodge).

SHERIFF HARRY S. TRUMAN

Commissioned to monitor the law and order in Twin Peaks. Despite its position, It relies heavily on the newcomer Cooper to lead the murder investigation. Truman is discreetly intimate with Josie Packard, the owner of the sawmill. Harry and Cooper end up being great friends cause of respect for Truman professed by him.

BOB

Bob is a spirit, a malignant presence of the Black Lodge. The Mission of BOB is simple: corrupt the pure souls so that their suffering can feed the man from another place. To corrupt Laura, Bob used to Leland and corrupting Annie, Bob used to Cooper. Bob uses the owls to scroll when you don't have a body to restrain him.

THE MAN FROM ANOTHER PLACE

Known more popularly as the dwarf, This strange being is an inhabitant of the Black Lodge, which is in symbiosis with BOB, in an endless cycle of destruction and delight (“I want my garmonbozia”). In the film we discover that it is the arm as Mike (The Penguin) It was cut to see the face of God. Personally the most fascinating series is me.

THE GIANT

An agent of the white Lodge which helps Cooper for two reasons: first, because Cooper is a pure soul; second, because he wants to sabotage the plans of the Black Lodge. As BOB used to containers to be transported, The giant used to the “old milk” (“one and the same”). The giant helps Cooper to finish the investigation.

ALBERT ROSENFELD

Another highly charismatic character. Years before we saw C.S.I., Albert already surprising us with its intelligent forensic reports. Although anti-social and no manners, Albert gets respect at the police station due to his talent.

MIKE “THE PENGUIN”/PHILIP GERARD

Former friend of BOB and therefore evil, Mike saw the face of God and cut the arm that bound him to the Black Lodge (the man from another place). Although it seems to help Cooper, in the film we discover that Mike was lying: We do not know to what extent, but Mike was at the time in contact with the Black Lodge.

ANDY BRENNAN

Clumsy police who work in the Twin Peaks station. He is in love with the Secretariat of the, Lucy Moran.

LUCY MORAN

Somewhat ignorant Secretariat, but endearing at the same time (as well as Andy), It maintains a love-hate relationship with Andy. At the end they end up together because the child waiting for Lucy.

GORDON COLE

Played by the own David Lynch, Gordon is the head of Cooper. An eccentric type and half deaf who end up falling in love with Shelly. Only one point: you will love your code of signs.

MADDY FERGUSON

Laura cousin who comes to Twin Peaks to attend the funeral. There he enjoined with Donna and James, next which will try to solve the mystery. It is identical to your premium (in fact is played by the same actress), What will wake up in Leland/BOB a killer sense that will culminate in what is one of the highlights of the series: his death.

AUDREY HORNE

Sex-symbol of the series and would-be femme fatale, Audrey is the daughter of Ben. In platonic love with Cooper, It will put at risk his life in the one-eyed Jack to help you.

BEN HORNE

Eccentric millionaire, first petty and later altruistic, Ben is one of the most influential people of the village. Its commercial tricks occupy much of the series.

ANNIE BLACKBURN

Sister of Norma, He falls in love with Cooper after leaving the convent. It passes through the hands of Windom Earle leaves him wounded. At the end of the series, we can guess that Cooper will kill Annie.

WINDOM EARLE

The villain of the second part of the series. Its objective is to penetrate into the black lodge to become a powerful being; to do this you must be evil and proves its worth by killing in Twin Peaks. It is the dark back of Cooper.

DIANE

Who knows what or who is? The Secretary of Cooper? His wife? The brand of your recorder? In the scrapped script of the film we can see that Diane is the Assistant of Cooper (or partner, in the purest style Mulder/Scully)

TERESA BANKS

The first victim of BOB.

DONNA HAYWARD

The best friend of Laura, It ends with James. Then you will discover that it is the secret daughter of Ben Horne.

JAMES HURLEY

One of the lovers of Laura, that intimate later with Donna and Maddy.

CATHERINE PACKARD

Married with Pete, is the sister-in-law of Josie. Feel hatred towards her, Since his brother Andrew, on the death of, Let the sawmill to it. At last, Catherine will retrieve the sawmill.

PETE MARTEL

Husband of Catherine, Pete, It is a simple man who only cares about your fishing, but Catherine despises that. Pete does not hesitate to help Josie.

JOSIE PACKARD

Josie is the legal owner of the sawmill, given that her husband Andrew let it is dying. You will have the invaluable help of Pete. At last, He eventually discovered that Josie helped to kill Andrew, and Catherine will keep all. Josie died in strange circumstances and Andrew died victim of the same one that tried to kill him once, Thomas Eckhardt.

TOMMY “THE HAWK” Hill

Indian police, works with Harry.

CHET DESMOND

Prime Investigator of the murder of Teresa Banks (did not appear until the film).

SAM STANLEY

Forensic case Teresa Banks Manager (did not appear until the film).

PHILLIP JEFFRIES

Agent of the FBI in charge of the case of Teresa Banks, He was appointed in the series, but did not appear until the film.

SARAH PALMER

Mother of Laura. Leland drugged her so it not witnessing their evil acts.

BOBBY BRIGGS

Other lovers of Laura, later boyfriend of Shelly

MIKE NELSON

Friend of Bobby, later lover of Nadine

RONETTE PULASKI

Non-fatal victim of Leland/Bob

LEO JOHNSON

Married Shelly trucker, cocaine dealer

SHELLY JOHNSON

Waitress of the RR, suffered spouse of Leo

NORMA JENNINGS

Owner of the RR, married to a convict (Hank) and Ed lover

HAROLD SMITH

Agoraphobic lover of Laura… Yes, another more…

LADY LENO

Woman who speaks with a leno always carrying in her arms. It is crazy or is the most rope of Twin Peaks?

MAJOR GARLAND BRIGGS

Charge of paranormal matters military, and father of Bobby.

DR. WILLIAM HAYWARD

Father of Donna

DR. LAWRENCE JACOBY

Eccentric psychologist of the people, was Laura Palmer.

ED HURLEY

Spouse of Nadine and lover of standard, working in a gas station.

JACQUES RENAULT

Canadian, brother of Jean and Bernard. When its fraudulent activities with Leo began to be investigated, fled to the border Department, and delegated duties to his brother, through “One-eyed Jack”. He was involved in the murder of Laura, Although he did not kill it. He was murdered by Leland in the hospital.

JEAN RENAULT

The largest of the Renault brothers. He works mainly in Canada, in various illegal activities (drugs, betting and extortion). Is introduced to Jack the one-eyed by Blackie when they decide to keep Audrey in the brothel. It has a special desire for revenge towards the agent Cooper, Since it is considered responsible for the deaths of his brothers. Finally he is gunned down by own Cooper.

BERNARD RENAULT

The youngest of the Renault brothers. He helped his brother to bring cocaine across the border after which was managed by Leo Johnson and their distributors. When the society became water of Borage,He was killed by Leo Johnson and his body disappeared in the forest.

NADINE HURLEY

Ed woman, an eye is missing from his youth, due to an unfortunate accident caused by Ed, so it takes a patch in the eye. Lives obsessed with curtains and his attempt to make silent sliding curtains.

JERRY HORNE

Brother of Ben Horne and his partner, is a both eccentric. He also makes his first steps as a lawyer (or try).

JOHNNY HORNE

Brother with mental problems of Audrey Horne; very fond with Laura Palmer, who was his last caretaker.

DENIS/DENISE BRYSON

The FBI agent and friend of Cooper, that you have just discovered her “feminine side” and you are a transvestite.

ANDREW PACKARD

Ex-husband of Josie, He died in an accident in suspicious circumstances.

THOMAS ECKHARDT

Business man for whom working Josie, He ordered her to kill her husband, Andrew Packard.

BLACKIE OR ’ REILLY

Jack the one-eyed Madamme, involved in shady business.

ELIZABETH BRIGGS

Spouse of major Garland Briggs.

HANK JENNINGS

Local offender, married Norma Jennings. They give you probation, but will violate it, so will return to prison. He has a strange habit of chewing dominoes, and collect Zippos.

EMORY BADDIS

He works as a general director of Ben Horne stores. It recruits young girls to work on Jack the one-eyed, through the section of perfumery. Both Laura Palmer as Ronette Pulaski were recruited in this way.

RICHARD TREMAYNE

Also known as “Dick”, is responsible for the section of menswear from Ben Horne.Es stores a man who loves to go to fashion, with a special obsession with clichés. It is, as well as Andy, in love with Lucy.

NICHOLAS “LITTLE NICKY” NEEDLEMAN

Orphaned child that take care of both Andy and Richard.

ERNIE NILES

Former teammate of Hank Jennings jail, later marries the mother of Norma.

DOUGLAS “DOUGIE” MILFORD

Brother of the Mayor.

MAYOR DWAYNE MILFORD

Mayor of Twin Peaks.

LANA BUDDING Milford

Attractive girl who would have a love affair with each of the brothers Milford.

EILEEN HAYWARD

Mother of Donna.

GERSTEN HAYWARD

Sister of Donna.

HARRIET HAYWARD

Sister of Donna.

SYLVIA HORNE

Mother of Audrey Horne, married to Ben Horne.

JUDGE CLINTON STERNWOOD

To try to Leland Palmer.

MRS. CHALFONT

In a scene appears as a neighbor of Harold Smith, then disappear. In the film he reappears. Apparently, He was an agent of the Black Lodge

GRANDSON OF MRS. CHALFONT

He accompanies his grandmother, It is also agent of the Black Lodge.

JULIE CRUISE

The Roadhouse singer.

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