Roark's role model and mentor who refuses to compromise his individualistic approach to architecture.
A pseudo-intellectual journalist who claims to be an independent thinker.
One of the working class contractors, he recognizes the quality of Roark's work and becomes his friend.
A troubled woman who loves Roark and believes she can save him by tearing him down.
Owner of the most successful architecture firm in the city, he is locked into maintaining the classic styles though he does recognize Roark's genius.
The scorned woman who becomes bitter and mean spirited after Keating rejects her for Dominique.
The one newspaper columnist who supports Roark's work.
He is a social manipulator who rises to the top in spite of a lack of talent that often leads him to plagiarize the work of others.
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