Checkout The Great Gatsby Characters and Cast: Who they are?

Checkout The Great Gatsby Characters and Cast: Who they are?

According to the great gatsby is one of the most popular and watched movies the America of all time and if you are the one who’s been looking for the movie for the motivation and the inspirational kind of thing you must look at the movie. If we talk about the movie, The Great Gatsby is a 2013 romantic drama film based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel. The film was co-written and directed by Baz Luhrmann and stars Leonardo DiCaprio as the eponymous Jay Gatsby, with Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Elizabeth Debicki, and Jack Thompson.

Filming took place from September to December of 2011 in Australia. The film follows the life and times of millionaire Jay Gatsby (DiCaprio) and his neighbor Nick Carraway (Maguire), who recounts his encounter with Gatsby at the height of the Roaring Twenties on Long Island. This movie was budgeted with a $105 million net production budget. Tt is Luhrmann’s highest-grossing film, grossing over $353 million worldwide. Today we are going to list the great gatsby characters below:-

Here’s Full Detailed Info ABout The Great Gatsby Characters and Cast: Who they are?


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“The Great Gatsby Characters”

  • Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, a famous millionaire who hosts wild parties at his house hoping Daisy will come.
  • Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, a would-be writer, Gatsby’s friend, and the film’s narrator.
  • Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan, Gatsby’s former lover, Tom’s wife, and Nick’s cousin.
  • Joel Edgerton as Tom Buchanan, an old-money socialite who hates Gatsby because of his new-money status and relationship with Daisy.
  • Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson, Tom’s mistress, an ambitious social climber.
  • Jason Clarke as George Wilson, Myrtle’s husband, owner of a gas station in Valley of Ashes.
  • Elizabeth Debicki as Jordan Baker, golf star, and Daisy’s best friend.
  • Callan McAuliffe as Young James Gatz.
  • Jack Thompson as Dr. Walter Perkins.
  • Amitabh Bachchan as Meyer Wolfsheim, a gambler who met Gatsby in 1919.
  • Adelaide Clemens as Catherine, Myrtle’s sister.

“Who are the main characters in the Great Gatsby”

According to SparkNotes, these are the main characters in the great gatsby (2021)

1. Nick Carraway

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 Nick is a young man from Minnesota who went to New York City to learn the bond business. Honest, tolerant, and inclined to reserve judgment,  After moving to West Egg, a fictional area of Long Island that is home to the newly rich, Nick quickly befriends his next-door neighbor, the mysterious Jay Gatsby. As Daisy Buchanan’s cousin, he facilitates the rekindling of the romance between her and Gatsby. The Great Gatsby is told entirely through Nick’s eyes; his thoughts and perceptions shape and color the story. Nick is the only one who supported and adored the great gatsby till the end. He really did a good job in the movie with his kind and approaching character.

2. Jay Gatsby

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Gatsby is a fabulously wealthy young man living in a Gothic mansion in West Egg. He is one around which the whole plot of the movie is made. He is the most famous filthy rich American man and he is famous for his parties throwing every Saturday and but no one whos him what he does and how he made such fortune even not coming from a rich family and in this whole movie he only loved daisy who at last ditched him and even did cared when he died at last. After some time Nick also learns that Gatsby made his fortune through criminal activity, as he was willing to do anything to gain the social position he thought necessary to win Daisy.

3. Daisy Buchanan

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Daisy Buchanan is the one woman loved by gatsby in the movie and is the one thing that great gatsby need badly in this movie and if we move inside the movie the daisy fell in love with great gatsby and when went to world war she promised to wait for fo him .but, later on, she married to Tom known as the richest man in America after gatsby. She is one of the most beautiful ladies but if we talk about her she’s the only one who only cares about the money about gatsby and in the end, she left gatsby dying and Nick is the only one who stood with him till last.

4. Tom Buchanan

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Daisy’s wealthy husband with whom she married after not waiting for Gatsby’s return. Tom is an arrogant, hypocritical bully. His social attitudes are laced with racism and sexism, and he never even considers trying to live up to the moral standard. He is the man who slept with other women and calls him a man of good morals and if we talk about Gatsby he loved only Daisy.

5. Jordan Baker

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Daisy’s friend, a woman with whom Nick becomes romantically involved. An Amazing golfer, Jordan represents one of the “new women” of the 1920s—cynical, boyish, and self-centered. Jordan is beautiful, but also dishonest: she cheated in order to win her first golf tournament and continually bends the truth.

6. Myrtle Wilson

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Wilson, a lady from the city of ashes who lives with her husband who owns a garage in the city. But she always chooses tom over his husband and in the end, everyone knows tom is the only one who only came to her place to fulfill his desire. She later died in the movie from gatsby’s car and Daisy is the only one who crushed Wilson while driving so fast.

7. George Wilson

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George Wilson is the husband of myrtle and is the only one who owns a garage that didn’t work pretty well for him. George is in depression when he came to know that gatsby killed the myrtle, but in deep everyone knows who killed his wife. At the End of the Movie, Gatsby was shot dead by George. The only movie scene that made little emotional.

8. Meyer Wolfsheim

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Meyer Wolfsheim one of the most famous Indian actors and Gatsby’s friends, was a prominent figure in organized crime. Before the events of the novel take place, Wolfsheim helped Gatsby to make his fortune by bootlegging illegal liquor. A very smart gambler who met Gatsby in 1919.

IMDB Ratings of the great gatsby movie:-7.2/10

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“Summary of the Great Gatsby Movie”

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The picture tells the everything you need to know a the end of the story and if you watched the movie you will get that. A few months back saw this movie, this movie totally revolves around Daisy and Gatsby’s love and nick and after watching it the only thing that made me sick is why every time girls do this and why men are the only ones who die at last. even if you look at the titanic movie there a man died at last due to saving his love and the same goes with this movie because gatsby knows the truth behind the death of myrtle and daisy is the one who killed and later because of that gatsby died in the end by George. I’ll recommend you watch this movie if you really want to know how rich life is and how they have to suffer for love in spite of having everything they need in their life to live like king.

Here’s a quick FAQ about The Great Gatsby Movie

What does the green light symbolize in the great gatsby movie?

Situated at the end of Daisy’s East Egg dock and barely visible from Gatsby’s West Egg lawn, the green light represents Gatsby’s hopes and dreams for the future.

Why does Daisy not go to Gatsby’s funeral?

Tom and Daisy did not come because they had left town to avoid any investigation into Myrtle Wilson’s death and Gatsby’s death. (Daisy who drove the car that killed Myrtle.)


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