At a Glance
- Oskar Schindler, a Czech factory owner who saves the lives of over 1,200 Jews during World War II.
- Commandant Amon Goeth, a German SS lieutenant who runs the Plaszow labor camp. He sends Jews from his camp to work in Schindler's ammunition factory.
- Itzhak Stern, Schindler's Jewish accountant, who becomes a dear friend and confidante.
- Helen Hirsch, Goeth's maid, whom he brutalizes on a daily basis.
- Emilie Schindler, Oskar's wife, who acts as a nurse for the Jews at the factory.
- Leopold Pfefferberg, a former high school teacher who goes to work at Schindler's factory.
- Henry Rosner, a Jewish violinist whose music Goeth appreciates.
- Victoria Klonowska, Schindler's beautiful Polish secretary.
- Oswald Bosko, a German police sergeant who sympathizes with the Jews.