2001: A Space Odyssey | Study Guide

Arthur C. Clarke

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2001: A Space Odyssey | Characters

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David Bowman David Bowman is the captain of Discovery. Read More
Hal The HAL 9000 is the artificial intelligence that runs Discovery's systems. Read More
Moon-Watcher Moon-Watcher is a prehistoric ancestor of the human race who encounters and learns from the monolith. Read More
Dr. Heywood Floyd Dr. Heywood Floyd is a scientist called on to consult about TMA-1. Read More
Frank Poole Frank Poole is the other conscious crew member on Discovery, along with Bowman. Read More
E.T. The E.T., or extraterrestrial, that transforms David Bowman into the Star Child is part of an alien race that helps humans evolve. Read More
Jim Forster Jim Forster is a television reporter who asks Dr. Floyd questions on his way to the moon.
Diana Halvorsen Diana Halvorsen is the moon-born daughter of Ralph Halvorsen.
Ralph Halvorsen Ralph Halvorsen is the administrator of the Southern Province of the moon.
Hunter Hunter is one of three hibernating crew members aboard Discovery.
Dr. Kaminski Dr. Kaminski is one of three hibernating crew members aboard Discovery.
Roy Michaels Roy Michaels is the moon's Chief Scientist when TMA-1 is discovered.
Mike Mike is a television reporter who asks Dr. Floyd questions on his way to the moon.
Nick Miller Nick Miller, security officer on Space Station One, greets Dr. Floyd when he arrives there on his way to the moon.
Dimitri Moisevitch Dimitri Moisevitch, a Russian scientist, runs into Dr. Floyd on Space Station One.
One-Ear One-Ear is the leader of a tribe of man-apes that is a rival of Moon-Watcher's tribe. He is significant as the first victim of humanity's evolution.
TV reporter This man is an unnamed television reporter who asks Dr. Floyd questions on his way to the moon.
Whitehead Whitehead is one of three hibernating crew members aboard Discovery.
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