BEAULIEU, SCOTTY - a teenage school friend of Kerouac's - Scotty Boldieu in Doctor Sax.
BEIGHLE, LINDA LEE - Bukowski's second wife - Sara in Women.
BRUNO, GUIDO - Guido Volkbeins in Djuna Barnes' Nightwood.
BUKOWSKI, CHARLES - Henry "Hank" Chianski in
Bukowski's Hollywood,Women, and Factotum.
BULL, JOANNA - Mercedes in Bukowski's Women.
BURROUGHS, JOAN VOLLMER ADAMS - Jane in On The Road and Subterraneans; Mary Dennison in Town and the City; June in Vanity of Duluoz.
BURROUGHS, WILLIAM S. - Will Dennison in Town and the City; Wilson Holmes "Will" Hubbard in Vanity of Duluoz; Old Bull Lee in On the Road; Frank Carmody in Subterraneans; Bull Hubbard in Desolation Angels and Book of Dreams; Bull Balloon in Dr. Sax. Dennison in Holmes' Go; Mister D in Gregory Corso's American Express.
CARNEY, MARY - Maggie Cassidy in Maggie Cassidy and Vanity of Duluoz; Mary Gilhooey in Town and the City.
CARR, LUCIEN - Kenny Wood in Town and the City; Julien Love in Book of Dreams and Visions of Cody; Sam Vedder in Subterraneans; Damion in On the Road; Claude de Maubrus in Vanity of Duluoz; a boy Aphrodite in And The Hippos Were Boiled In Their Tanks.
CASSADY, CAROLYN - Camille in On The Road; Evelyn in Visions of Cody; Evelyn in Big Sur.
CASSADY, NEAL - Dean Moriarty in On the Road; Cody Pomeray in Visions of Cody, Dharma Bums, Desolation Angels, Big Sur and Book of Dreams; Leroy in Subterraneans. Hart Kennedy in Holmes' Go.
CHASE, HAL - Chad King in On the Road; Val Hayes in Visions of Cody; Val King and Val King in Visions of Cody.
CORSO, GREGORY - Yuri Gligoric in Subterreaneans;
Rafael Urso in Desolation Angels and Book of Dreams; unnamed
character who was born in the basement beneath the American
Express office in Paris and who wanders the world penniless in
Corso's American Express.
CRAWFORD, JOAN - Joan
Rawshanks in Kerouac's Visions
COPPOLA, FRANCIS FORD
- Frances Ford Lopalla in Bukowski's Hollywood. Coppola is an American film maker.
CRU, HENRY - Remi Boncoeur in On the Road; Deni Bleu in Lonesome Traveller, Vanity of Duluoz, Desolation Angels and Visions of Cody.
DODGE, MABEL - Edith Dale in Carl Van Vechten's Peter Whiffle; Mary Kittridge in Max Eastman's Venture.
FRYE, BARBARA, Bukowski's first wife - Joyce in Charles Bukowski's Post Office.
HENDERSON, LUANNE - Mary Lou in On the Road; Joanna Dawson in Visions of Cody; Annie in Subterraneans.
HINKLE, AL - Ed Dunkel in On the Road; Slim Buckle in Visions of Cody; Ed Buckle in Book of Dreams.
HINKLE, HELEN - Galatea Dunkel in On the Road; Helen Buckle in Visions of Cody.
HOLMES, JOHN CLELLON - Tom Saybrook in On the Road; Balliol MacJones in Subterraneans; James Watson in Book of Dreams; Tom Wilson in Visions of Cody. Paul Hobbes in Holmes' Go.
HUNCKE, HERBERT - Elmo Hassel in On the Road. Albert Ancke in Holmes' Go; Herman in Burroughs' Junky.
KEROUAC, GERARD - Gerard Duluoz in Visions of Gerard and Doctor Sax; Julian Martin in Town and the City.
KEROUAC, JACK - Sal Paradise in On the Road; Peter Martin in Town and the City; Jack Duluoz in Satori in Paris, Maggie Cassady, Tristessa, Visions of Gerard, Desolation Angels, Big Sur, Visions of Cody; Leo Percepied in Subterraneans; Ray Smith in Dharma Bums; Jack in Book of Dreams. Gene Pasternak in Holmes' Go. Mack Derouac in Bukowski's Hollywood.
KEROUAC, LEO - George Martin in Town and the City; Emil "Pop" Duluoz in Visions of Gerard, Vanity of Duluoz, Maggie Cassady and Doctor Sax.
KING, LINDA - Lydia in Bukowski's Women.
LEE, ALENE - Mardou Fox in Subterraneans.
LIND, BOB, folk singer - Dinky Summers in Bukowski's Women.
LOUVET, LUCILE - Mimi in Murger's Bohemians of the Latin Quarter. She was met by Murger in 1845. Origins were working class, after separating from her cobbler husband, she supported herself with handwork done at home - sewing, alce- or flower-making.
MILLER, PAMELA "CUPCAKES" - Tammie in Bukowski's Women.
MONTGOMERY, JOHN - Henry Morley in On the Road.
MURGER, HENRI - Rudolph in Bohemians of the Latin Quarter; Francis Bernier in The Water Drinkers.
MAILER, NORMAN - Victor Norman in Bukowski's Hollywood.
ORLOVSKY, LAFACADIO - Lafcadio Darlovsky in Desolation Angels.
ORLOVSKY, PETER - George in Dharma Bums; Simon Darlovsky in Desolation Angels and Book of Dreams.
RODMAN, HENRIETTA - Egeria in Floyd Dell's Love in Greenwich Village; Janice Goodman in Harry Kemp's More Miles; early 1900's high school teacher, protester, suffragist, and leader of demonstration.
ROUX, MARIE-CHRISTINE - Mussette in Murger's Bohemians of the Latin Quarter; A well known figure in the artistic and literary Paris of the early 1840s. Sough after as a model, she later served Nadar as subject for one of the first nude studies in photography. She was Champfleury’s mistress. She had other liaisons with wealthy and established men and eventually made a fortune as a high class prostitute.
RUSSELL, VICKIE - aka Priscilla Arminger, the daughter of a Detroit judge, and an underworld friend of Herbet Huncke appears as Mary in William S. Burroughs' Junky.
VIDAL, GORE - Arial
Lavalina in Kerouac's Subterraneans.
WELCH, LEW - Dave Wain in Big Sur.
WHALEN, PHILIP - Ben Fagan in Big Sur; Warren Coughlin in Dharma Bums.
WHISTLER, JAMES - Joe Sibley in Du Maurier's Trilby.
WHITE, ED - Guy Green in Book of Dreams; Tim Grey in On the Road; Ed Gray in Visions of Cody.
WILLIAMS, LIZA, record company executive - Dee Dee Bronson in Bukowski's Women.