How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
- J. Pierrepont Finch
- a window washer who applies for a
job at the World Wide Wicket Company.
- Rosemary Pilkington
- a secretary at the World Wide
Wicket Company who instantly falls in love with Finch.
- J.B. Biggley
- The boss of the World Wide Wicket
- Bud Frump
- Biggley's arrogant and lazy nephew.
- Hedy LaRue
- Biggley's attractive and dim-witted
- Miss Jones
- Biggley's immovable secretary who is
charmed by Finch.
- Book voice
- the “voice” of the book How To
Succeed In Business Without Really Trying which narrates the
- Mr. Bert Bratt
- Personnel manager
- Mr. Twimble
- Head of the mailroom for 25 years; finally
gets promoted to the shipping department.
- Rosemary's best friend and fellow secretary at
the World Wide Wicket Company
- Mr. Milton Gatch
- head of the Plans and Systems
- Miss Krumholtz
- a secretary of Mr. Gatch, then J.
- Mr. Benjamin Burton Daniel Ovington
- prospective head
of the advertising department until Finch reveals that he has
graduated from Biggley's college's archrival; he is often referred
to in the show by his initials, “BBDO”.
- Mr. Wally Womper
- the Chairman of the World Wide Wicket
Company. He is traditionally played by the same actor as
- Executives and Secretaries
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