This is the list of characters who appeared in Die Hard.
- John McClane - A off-duty New York police cop who flies to Los Angeles to try to reconcile his wife.
- Holly Gennero - McClane's estranged wife.
- Lucy McClane - John and Holly's oldest daughter.
- John McClane, Jr. - John and Holly's youngest son.
- Hans Gruber - A former West German terrorist turned leader of internationally based group of criminals who took over the Nakatomi Plaza to steal $640 million of bearer bonds lock in the building's vault.
- Karl - Hans's savage main henchman.
- Tony - Hans's henchman and Karl's brother.
- Theo - Hans's technical expert whose job to crack open the locks on the vault.
- Kristoff - Hans's henchman who is assisting Theo to get the vault open.
- Eddie - Hans' henchman who disguises himself as the receptionist.
- Franco - Hans' henchman who serves as Hans' bodyguard and accompanies Karl to kill John McClane.
- Fritz - Hans' henchman who serves as Hans' bodyguard and accompanies Karl to kill John McClane.
- Heinrich - Hans' henchman who plants the C4 on the rooftop of the building.
- Marco - Hans' henchman who assists Heinrich on planting the C4 on the rooftop.
- Uli - Hans' henchman who assists Heinrich on planting the C4 on the rooftop.
- Alexander - Hans' henchman and weapons expert who launches the missiles at the police and keeps the hostages in check.
- James - Hans' henchman who loads the missiles for Alexander and keeps the hostages in check.
Los Angeles Police DepartmentEdit
- Al Powell - A LAPD sergeant and desk cop who responds to McClane's distress call.
- Dwayne T. Robinson - A stubborn Deputy Chief of Police.
Federal Bureau of InvestigationEdit
- Joe Takagi - President of Nakatomi Trading and Vice-Chairman of Nakatomi Investment group.
- Harry Ellis - A sleazy, cocaine-using Nakatomi executive.
- Ginny - Holly's pregnant secretary.
TV News CrewEdit
- Richard Thornburg - An arrogant reporter.