Joe Brody - He is a small-time hood who was once involved with Carmen Sternwood. Her father paid him to stop seeing his daughter.
Lash Canino - He is a cold and ruthless hit man who wears brown clothes and a brown hat and drives a brown car.
Larry Cobb - He is a drunk and Vivian Regan's escort at the Cypress Club.
Captain Cronjager - He is described as a "a hatchet-faced man." He is angry with Marlowe for not reporting the murders earlier and the two of them argue.
Arthur Gwynn Geiger - A middle-aged "fattish" man with a Charlie Chan mustache who is shot dead while taking photographs.
Mona Grant - She is hiding outside of town so that the police will think that she has run away. Initially, she is naive and gullible, refusing to believe that Mars kills people.
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