royal tenenbaums

Raleigh St. Clair

In The Royal Tenenbaums, Raleigh St. Clair is the meek and mild-mannered husband of Margot Tenenbaum. As a renown neurologist, he’s written the book on test subject and life companion Dudley Heinsbergen.

Pagoda

Pagoda is the ever loyal servant to the Tenenbaums household. When Royal’s scheming gets him fired, Pagoda pulls out a tiny Swiss Army knife and stabs him — and then promptly disinfects the wound.

Chas Tenenbaum

As a child, Chas Tenenbaum was a business prodigy, making a fortune by breeding and marketing dalmatian mice. After losing his wife in a plane crash, he became obsessed with the safety of his sons Ari and Uzi, conducting fire safety drills in the middle of the night.

Richie Tenenbaum

Growing up, Richie Tenenbaum was a tennis prodigy and mediocre artist. He secretly falls in love with his adopted sister Margot, leading to a meltdown during a televised tennis tournament. He abandons his career and seeks refuge aboard the ocean liner Cote d’Ivoire.

Dudley Heinsbergen

In the Royal Tenenbaums, Dudley Heinsbergen is diagnosed by Raleigh St. Clair as suffering from a rare disorder combining symptoms of amnesia, dyslexia, and color-blindness, with a highly acute sense of hearing. Welcome to Dudley’s world.

Margot Tenenbaum

Margot is the adopted child of the Tenenbaum family, which father Royal never forgets to point out during introductions. She has a checkered past that includes a secret marriage, wooden finger, and most shocking of all, a smoking habit.