Grand Theft Auto IV Characters Guide

In this page you can find the full list of Characters in Grand Theft Auto IV, including all Main Characters, Antagonists, Friends, Random Encounters, Supporting Characters and more.

Clicking on a Character brings you to their detailed profile, with character information, bios, appearances, voice actors and more. The character descriptions are no-spoiler, not giving away the GTA IV storyline developments.

For characters featured in the downloadable episodes of GTA IV, see the list of Characters in The Lost and Damned and Characters in The Ballad of Gay Tony.

GTA 4 Main Protagonist

The main protagonist and playable character in Grand Theft Auto IV is Niko Bellic.

An ex-soldier from Eastern Europe, Niko moves to Liberty City to escape his past and pursue the "American Dream", but he quickly finds out that life in the USA is not as glamorous as his cousin Roman described.

Major Characters

The major characters in the storyline of GTA IV. This includes Niko's friends, the main antagonists of the game, and other important mission characters.

Supporting Characters

Other supporting characters that play a prominent role in the storyline of GTA IV.

GTA 4 Random Characters Encounters

These are the GTA IV Random Characters that can be encountered around Liberty City, marked with a green icon on the map. Approaching them triggers a cutscene and a side mission. Completing all random encounters contributes 5% towards 100% completion of the game.

In the character pages below, we included details on each random encounter and their respective side missions.

Minor Characters

Other minor characters that make an appearance in Grand Theft Auto IV, including Niko's internet girlfriends.

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