• France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • The Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Brazil

Edge of Eternity

Cast of Characters


Dewar family
Cameron Dewar Woody Dewar, his father
Ursula “Beep” Dewar, his sister Bella Dewar, his mother
Peshkov-Jakes family
George Jakes Lev Peshkov, his grandfather
Jacky Jakes, his mother Marga, his grandmother
Greg Peshkov, his father  
Marquand family
Verena Marquand Babe Lee, her mother
Percy Marquand, her father  
Florence Geary Tim Tedder, semi-retired
Tony Savino Keith Dorset
Maria Summers Skip Dickerson, aide to Lyndon Johnson
Joseph Hugo, FBI Leopold “Lee” Montgomery, reporter
Larry Mawhinney, Pentagon Herb Gould, television journalist on This Day
Nelly Fordham, old flame of Greg Peshkov Suzy Cannon, gossip reporter
Dennis Wilson, aide to Bobby Kennedy Frank Lindeman, television network owner
Real historical characters
John F. Kennedy, 35th US President Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th US President
Jackie, his wife Richard Nixon, 37th US President
Bobby Kennedy, his brother Jimmy Carter, 39th US President
Dave Powers, assistant to President Kennedy Ronald Reagan, 40th US President
Pierre Salinger, President Kennedy’s press officer George H.W. Bush, 41st US President
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference J. Edgar Hoover, Director of the FBI


Leckwith-Williams family
Dave Williams Lloyd Williams, Ethel’s son, Bernie’s Stepson
Evie Williams, his sister Millie Leckwith, Ethel and Bernie’s daughter
Daisy Williams, his mother  
Murray family
Jasper Murray Eva Murray, his mother
Anna Murray, his sister  
Musicians in the Guardsmen and Plum Nellie
Lenny, Dave Williams’s cousin Buzz, bass player
Lew, drummer Geoffrey, lead guitarist
Earl Fitzherbert, called Fitz Hank Remington (real name Harry Riley), pop star
Sam Cakebread, friend of Jasper Murray Eric Chapman, record company executive
Byron Chesterfield (real name Brian Chesnowitz), music agent  


Franck family
Rebecca Hoffmann Lili Franck, daughter of Werner and Carla
Carla Franck, Rebecca’s adoptive mother Maud von Ulrich, née Fitzherbert, Carla’s mother
Werner Franck, Rebecca’s adoptive father Hans Hoffmann, Rebecca’s husband
Walli Franck, son of Carla  
Bernd Held, schoolteacher Odo Vossler, clergyman
Karolin Koontz, folk singer  
Real historical people
Walter Ulbricht, First Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party (Communist) Egon Krenz, successor to Honecker
Erich Honecker, Ulbricht’s successor  


Stanislaw “Staz” Pawlak, army officer Danuta Gorski, Solidarity activist
Lidka, girlfriend of Cam Dewar  
Real historical characters
Anna Walentynowicz, crane driver General Jaruzelski, Prime Minister
Lech Wałęsa, leader of the trade union Solidarity  


Dvorkin-Peshkov family
Tanya Dvorkin, journalist Grigori Peshkov, their grandfather
Dimka Dvorkin, Kremlin aide, Tanya’s twin brother Katerina Peshkov, their grandmother
Nina, Dimka’s girlfriend Vladimir, always called Volodya, their uncle
Anya Dvorkin, their mother Zoya, Volodya’s wife
Daniil Antonov, features editor at TASS Yevgeny Filipov, aide to Defence Minister Rodin Malinovsky
Pyotr Opotkin, features editor-in-chief Vera Pletner, Dimka’s secretary
Vasili Yenkov, dissident Valentin, Dimka’s friend
Natalya Smotrov, official in the Foreign Ministry Marshal Mikhail Pushnoy
Nik Smotrov, Natalya’s husband  
Ilya Dvorkin, officer of the secret police Colonel Bobrov, Red Army officer in Spain
Real historical characters
Nikita Sergeyevitch Khrushchev, First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Leonid Brezhnev, Khrushchev’s successor
Andrei Gromyko, Foreign Minister under Khrushchev Yuri Andropov, successor to Brezhnev
Rodion Malinovsky, Defence Minister under Khrushchev Konstantin Chernenko, successor to Andropov
Alexei Kosygin, Chairman of the Council of Ministers Mikhail Gorbachev, successor to Chernenko

Other nations

Paz Oliva, Cuban general Enok Andersen, Danish accountant
Frederik Bíró, Hungarian politician  

Also see the family trees