the mummy

Evelyn Carnahan

Evelyn Carnahan is a character in The Mummy film franchise. Clever yet clumsy, she is an Egyptologist in the Cairo Museum of Antiquities. She travels to the lost city of Hamnuaptra with her brother, Jonathan, and Rick O’Connell to find the ancient book of Amun-Ra. After accidentally resurrecting the mummy, the men must save her from its clutches. At first, she dislikes Rick, but they eventually fall in love and get married. She is half-Egyptian and half-English. Actress Rachel Weisz portrays this role throughout the series.

Rick O’Connell

Richard “Rick” O’Connell is the main character in The Mummy film franchise. He served as a captain in the French Foreign Legion before becoming an adventurer. He meets Evelyn and Jonathan Carnahan while being held in a Cairo prison, but he is released early to lead them to Hamunaptra. He proves himself as a skilled gunslinger and fighter against Imohotep and his zombies. When he rescues Evelyn from the mummy, they fall in love and eventually marry. Rick is often compared to the likes of Indiana Jones and Nathan Drake. He is portrayed by beloved actor Brendan Fraser.