Cole Phelps – Main Protagonist
Cole Phelps is a former member of the Marine Corps, who returned from the war as hero. He soon joins the police department and find his way through the ranks to become a detective.
L.A. Noire Partners
Ralph Dunn is Cole Phelps’ partner during his time on Patrol. He is new to police force with little or no experience in law enforcement.
Stefan Bekowsky is Phelps partner during his time on traffic desk. He knows about the law enforcement and has solved many cases with Cole during their time together.
Finbar “Rusty” Galloway is Phelps partner in homicide cases. He is an experienced homicide detective and will assist Phelps when he moves up to homicide department.
Detective Roy Earle is Phelps partner during his time at the ‘Vice desk’. He seems to have a problem with Blue Room Jazz Club singer Elsa Lichtman.
Herschel Biggs will be Phelps partner during his time at Arson Desk. Biggs is an arrogant man with an ego but has huge experience in the field that he has been referred to as an institution in the game.
L.A. Noire Partner Tips
You can use your partners to assist you in many ways in L.A. Noire. Following tips will get you started with how to coordinate with your partner in solving a case in L.A. Noire or simple making the best use of them.
- When you need to drive to a location, you can ask your partner to drive, which will move you to the location instantly. If you decide to drive yourself, your partner will provide you with directions to the location.
- When you’re stuck during a case, you can speak to your partner, who’ll offer a suggestion to what the next step should be.
- It is shown so far that some partners have their own cars. It is unknown whether you can choose to drive their cars or a squad car.
- When visiting crime scenes, partners will help Phelps look for clues and evidence. When a partner finds something, he will call Phelps over to take a look.
L.A. Noire Characters – LAPD
Protagonist – Patrol Officer/Detective
Patrol Officer – Phelps’s partner in Patrol
Traffic, Detective – Phelps’s partner
Traffic, Captain – Phelps’s Captain
Arson, Detective – Phelps’s partner
Arson, Captain – Phelps’s Captain
Homicide Department, Detective – Phelps’s partner
Homicide Department, Captain – Phelps’s Captain
Vice, Detective – Phelps’s partner
Vice, Lieutenant – Phelps’s Comanding Officer
William Ward is a detective in the Los Angeles Police Department.
Detective Tilden is a detective in the LAPD.
Detective Case is a detective in the LAPD.
Floyd Rose is a retiring detective in the LAPD. Phelps comes in to replace him after he retires under shady circumstances.
Detective Hobbes works for the Vice Department and hates Phelps. He is one of the antagonists of the story.
Detective Rossi is a detective in the Los Angeles Police Department.
Roger Becket is a crime scene photographer in L.A. Noire.
Clyde Hart is a patrol officer for the LAPD. He appears during the case, “The Driver’s Seat” in which he ‘babysits’ a witness, Nate Wilkey.
Reginald Varley is a suspect in one of the cases.
Mark Bishop is a film producer, who appears in the Traffic case ‘The Fallen Idol’ as a one of the main suspects.
Wendell Bowers is pursued on foot by Phelps in the Patrol case, ‘Warrants Outstanding’ for skipping out on parole.
Frank Morgan appears during the case, ‘The Driver’s Seat’ as friend and co-worker of Adrian Black, a man who disappeared. Phelps will interrogate him to discover Adrian’s location.
Matthew Ryan is a character set to appear in L.A. Noire.
Garret Mason is a bartender of ‘The Bamba Club’ and is interrogated by Phelps during the ‘Red Lipstick Murder’ case.
Jacob Henry is suspected of murdering his wife, Celine Henry, during the case “The Red Lipstick Murder”.
William Shelton is suspected of hitting Lester Pattison with his Lincoln Continental in ‘A Marriage Made in Heaven’.
Angel Maldonado is Antonia Maldonado’s husband and the main suspect in her murder case.
Margaret Black is a prime suspect in the case, “The Driver’s Seat”. Her husband, Adrian Black, goes missing and his car is found covered in blood.
Jessica Hamilton appears in Traffic department case ‘The Fallen Idol’. She is a Hollywood hopeful who along with her aunt, June Ballard, was drugged and their car rolled off an escarpment. She
Phelps will interrogate her in the city’s hospital. If Phelps chooses the right answers during the interview, Jessica will confess that she was sexually assaulted by movie producer Mark Bishop.
June Ballard is a famous movie star who has been closely linked with mobsters. She appears in “The Fallen Idol” along with her niece Jessica Hamilton. Both were drugged and their car rolled off an escarpment. She’s married to Guy McAfee, an L.A. mobster.
Tan Do is a laundry store owner.
Adrian Black goes missing during the case “The Driver’s Seat” and his car is found with blood all over it. It turns out that Adrian is hiding out at Frank Morgan’s house.
Julia Randall was a Los Angeles based model who modeled for both Celia Stanley and the Arnett Clothing Emporium, while working part time at the fashion store D’Assine. In The Naked City, she is found dead in her bathtub by her housemaid, Virginia Reynoldson with the cause of death as an apparent suicide.
Celina Henry is one of the victims in “The Red Lipstick Murder” case. Her husband, Jacob Henry, is a suspect in the case.
Antonia Maldonado is a victim in the The Silk Stocking case. Maldonado’s estranged husband, Angel Maldonado, is a main suspect in her murder.
Evelyn is a victim in “The Red Lipstick Murder” case. .
Lenny Finkelstein is one of the victims in L.A. Noire. Prior to his death, he was general manager of Polar Bear Ice Company.
Cornell Eustace Tyree
Cornell Eustace Tyree is found dead in apartment during the vice case “The Black Caesar”. Apparent cause of death seem to be poisonous morphine.
Tyrone Anthony Lamont
Tyrone Anthony Lamont is found dead in a squalid apartment during the vice case “The Black Caesar”. Apparent cause of death seem to be poisonous morphine.
Oswald Jacobs is a witness in one of the cases.
Dudley Lynch is a bartender at Ray’s Cafe.
Nate Wilkey is a rail worker in L.A. Noire. He is a witness in The Driver’s Seat.
Virginia Reynoldson is Julia Randall’s housemaid and the one who found her dead in her bathtub.
Jennifer Horgan is a character in L.A. Noire.
Margaret Black is a character in L.A. Noire. During the case, “The Driver’s Seat”, her husband, Adrian Black, goes missing and his car is found covered in blood.
Shannon Perry is a witness in A Marriage Made in Heaven.
Clovis Galletta is a shoe store clerk at Nunn Bush Shoes and a witness to the murder of Everett Gage, her boss.
Fickman is a gun store owner and a witness in one of the cases.
John Ferdinand Jamison
John Ferdinand Jamison is a Pacific Electric rail-yard employee and a witness in the Red Lipstick murder case.
Los Angeles Fire Department – Arson Investigator
Guy McAfee is a mobster in Los Angeles.
Dick McColl is the owner of The Bamba Club and is interrogated by Phelps during the case The Red Lipstick Murder.
Candy Edwards is a character in L.A. Noire who appears during the Vice desk case, The Set-Up.
Ivan Rasic is a character in L.A. Noire.
Elsa Lichtmann is a German-born Jazz singer working at the The Blue Room.
Leonard Petersen is an Assistant District Attorney in Los Angeles.
Richard Coombs is a car dealer, who appears in L.A. Noire during the A Slip of the Tongue case.
Gloria Bishop is the wife of Hollywood film producer Mark Bishop.
Ray Pinker is a character featured in L.A. Noire.
Dr. Malcolm Carruthers, works in the LAPD in the position of coroner.
Ira Hogeboom is a character in L.A. Noire.
Curtis Benson is the CEO of California Fire and Life insurance company.
Harlan Fontaine is a clinical psychologist.
Courtney Sheldon is a character featured in L.A. Noire.
Johnny Stompanato is a right-hand man and bodyguard to Mickey Cohen.
Stuart Ackerman is a character featured in L.A. Noire.
Carlo Ancelotti is an Italian boxing manager of Albert Hammond.
Richard Bates is a character featured in L.A. Noire.
Gabriel Del Gado
Gabriel Del Gado is a mechanic and a street racer. In the case ‘Consul’s Car’, he is suspected of stealing Juan Francisco Valdez’s diplomatic vehicle.
Albert Hammond is a is a professional boxer and regional champion who disappears after winning a fight he was supposed to loose. His name comes in the Vice case, The Set-Up.
Cliff Harrison is a character featured in L.A. Noire.
Jack Kelso is a former United States Marine and a friend of Phelps.
Celia Stanley is a suspect in The Naked City case.
Juan Francisco Valdez
Juan Francisco Valdez is an Argentinean Consul General in Los Angeles. His diplomatic vehicle is stolen in the case Consul’s Car and it is up to Phelps and his partner Stefan Bekowsky to find the car.
William Dewey is a car dealer. His mechanic, Gabriel Del Gado, has been accused of stealing an automotive in one of the cases.
Anna Rodriguez is a Gabriel Del Gado’s pregnant girlfriend.
Marlon Hopgood is the co-owner of The Silver Screen Prop Store along with Hollywood film producer Mark Bishop. Hopgood is interrogated by Cole Phelps during the case The Fallen Idol, where Bishop is a suspect.
He is the bad guy. Spoilers*
Michelle Pattison is an adolescent girl questioned about her father by Phelps.
Mrs. Pattison is the mother of Michelle Pattison.
Fetcher Bowron is the Mayor of Los Angeles.
Leland Monroe is a real estate magnate.
Henry Arnett is the director of the Arnett Clothing Emporium and a person of interest in The Naked City case.
Fleetwood Morgan is a character in L.A. Noire.
Mrs. Phelps is the wife of Cole Phelps.