List of minor Sims
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- Alto, Ebenezer - Ebenezer Alto is the founder of Bridgeport (as noted in the neighborhood bio). He shares the same surname with the Alto family, however, it is never explained how/if they are connected.
- Alvilda - Alvilda is a Sim mentioned in "The Founding Crew" object from The Sims 3: Barnacle Bay. She is said to be the first pirate alongside her captain Pugwash to arrive in Barnacle Bay.
- Angel, Mario - Mario Angel is the grandfather of Eron Angel. In Eron's bio it is stated that he served on the Hawthorn, along with Samuel Gilman, when Sugar Maple Coast was first settled.
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- Barnes, Janet - Janet Barnes is an up-and-coming young Simlish actress mentioned in newspaper articles in The Sims 3, which reports she has recently won a national youth acting award for her performance in Romeo and Juliet. The article seems to imply that she may be a student at the local high school; however, she never appears in-game and is purely a lore character.
- Bee, Nerissa - Nerissa Bee is the owner of Nerissa's Own Clothing Store (a community lot introduced in The Sims 2: FreeTime). She is only mentioned in the description of the lot and does not appear in the game itself.
- Brassbeard, Captain - Captain Brassbeard is a pillager and plunderer named in the description of various objects from the set "Buccaneer's Bounty" from The Sims 3 Store.
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- The Sims 4: Romantic Garden Stuff. According to the items' description, she was a lover and protector of nature, and starved to death when she failed to find an escape after her husband Zephyrus encircled her with follies as a loving tribute while she slept.
- The Sims 4: Get Together. Copernicus is most likely based off of the real life Nicolaus Copernicus, who created the heliocentric theory.
- Cordero, Juan - Juan Cordero is a poet mentioned in the description of the loveseat "El Cordero" from The Sims 3 Store.
- Cosecha, Madre - Madre Cosecha is a Sim mentioned in the description of the "Statue of Madre Cosecha" object from The Sims 4: Jungle Adventure. According to the description, Madre founded Selvadorada and helped the people settle it during a time of great famine.
- Crumplebottom, Robert - Robert Crumplebottom was a renowned philanthropist and puppeteer, as mentioned in the Crumplebottom Memorial Park lot description from The Sims: Hot Date. It is mentioned in the description for the "Crumplebottom Chandelier" from The Sims: Vacation, that he died when the chandelier dropped a full two stories and landed on him. The Prima official game guide stated that Robert was the late husband of Miss Crumplebottom (referred to erroneously as Mrs. Crumplebottom in the guide). However, The Sims 3 confirms that Miss Crumplebottom's late husband was named Erik Darling, creating a small plot inconsistency (unless Agnes married Robert later in life, only to be widowed again. Assuming Robert wasn't born a Crumplebottom or his kinship with Agnes being distant enough). It may be that canonically, Robert Crumplebottom was in fact the husband of Mrs. Crumplebottom, a different character often confused with Miss Crumplebottom, who appeared in The Sims 2 Nightlife.
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- The Sims. He is most likely based on the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, who is an important spiritual leader of Tibetan budhism.
- Driveway, Thomas - Thomas Driveway is mentioned in the description of driveways in The Sims 2: Nightlife. He was a grapefruit farmer who (in Sim lore) became the creator of the driveway after he paved part of his yard so that he could safely use it to ripen fruit. Later, Sims abandoned this practice and discovered that Mr. Driveway's paved patches were ideal for parking cars.
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- Fernando - 'Fernando 'is king of Equatoria as mentioned in the description of the "Thrones of Passion" object from The Sims 2.
- Franklin, Benjamin - Benjamin Franklin is mentioned in the description of the The Constitutional Bookshelf from The Sims 3. He is most likely based on Benjamin Franklin, an American 18th century politician.
- Francois XIV - Francois XIV is mentioned in the "Royal Francois end table XIV" from The Sims 3.
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- Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer.
- Gilman, James - James Gilman is the father of Angela Gilman in The Sims 3: Pets for console. He never forgave his daughter for marrying a Goth man, presumably Timaeus Goth.
- The Sims 3: Showtime. The prop is a gothic doll, rumored to be modeled after the Sim. It's said that Morgana's ethereal beauty drove men to the brink of insanity. Whether she has any relations with the Goth family is unknown.
- Gulf, Craig - Craig Gulf is a Simlish film director mentioned in newspaper articles in The Sims 3. Based on the meaning of his surname and the contents of his movies (in an interview he mentions liking lots of car chases and explosions), he seems to be a parody of real-world film director Michael Bay. The interview mentions Gulf's interest in filming his latest picture in town; however, since he is a lore Sim, this never comes to pass in-game.
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- Harlow, Jane - Jane Harlow (née Foss) is a Sim mentioned in The Sims Life Stories. She is the mother of Riley Harlow and the sister of Sharon Foss.
- Haythornthwaite - Haythornthwaite is the manservant of Lord Stickywyck, mentioned in his goal book in The Sims 2: Castaway.
- Helier, Bernt - Bern Heliert is a Sim mentioned in the description of the "Border of Helier" object from The Sims 2, who declared himself a soverign nation in 1934. According to the description, the nation only lasted 8 hours.
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- Labermort, Art - Art Labermort is mentioned in the description of the Labermort Tree in The Sims: Makin' Magic. He and Elle loved to spend the afternoons together under the trees. Generations later their dead tree still remains, there have been whispers of strange happenings near it, and perhaps the Labermorts haven't really left.
- Labermort, Elle - Elle Labermort is mentioned in the same object description as Art.
- Landgraab, Don - Don Landgraab is mentioned in an event in The Sims 4: My First Pet Stuff. He demands protection money from a rodent living in the household.
- Landgraab, Gregory - Gregory Landgraab is mentioned in a chance card for the Adventurer career in The Sims 2: Seasons. He is a school teacher who seems to have mysteriously received a hefty sum of money. The player will decide to investigate it by either asking Spencer Oswald (the Landgraab family accountant) or a gypsy. He shares the same name as Gregory Landgraab of Oasis Landing from The Sims 3: Into the Future.
- Landgraab, Magnus - Magnus Landgraab is mentioned in a random work event once at the top level of the Criminal career (Thief branch) and Law Enforcement careers. The event message implies that Magnus appears to be a diabolical criminal of SimNation.
- Landgraab, Veronica - Veronica Landgraab is mentioned in Stephen's Story in The Sims Pet Stories. She appears to be a well-known fitness instructor (perhaps even one seen on the workout channel on TV). Stephen refers to the video as "an oldie but a goodie", suggesting that Veronica Landgraab may have been a member of an earlier generation. It is likely that she is a member of the Landgraab family dynasty, but exactly how she is related is not confirmed.
- Lee, Laurie - Laurie Lee is the late wife of Johnstone Gilman and mother of Vincent Gilman and Brooke Branson in The Sims 3: Pets for console. She is only mentioned in Brooke's biography. She does not appear to have taken the Johnstone surname.
- Livorno, Stella - Stella Livorno, is mentioned in a painting from The Sims 2: Glamour Life Stuff and is said to be the secret lover of Malcolm Landgraab I.
- LoofaLava, King - King LoofaLava is noted with a statue of his likeness in The Sims 2: Castaway, found on Pier Beach. He is assumed to be a part of the ancient culture on Volcano Island. His statue description reads "King LoofaLava was once ruler of all he surveyed, which was a fairly large area given his abnormally acute vision."
- LoofaLava, Prince - Prince LoofaLava is noted with a statue of his likeness in The Sims 2: Castaway, found in the caved on Airplane Island. He is assumed to be a part of the ancient culture on Volcano Island. His statue description reads "Prince LoofaLava was a notorious cad who enjoyed making naughty sand sculptures."
- Louis XIV of France (a monarch of France).
- The Sims 4: Vampires. She painted these roses in the 17th century and it is said that she only painted by the moonlight. She also despised the sunlit paintings done by her peers.
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- MacGruder, James - James "The Coach" MacGruder is a controversial actor, who is described as "sleazy yet beloved" in a chance card for the Journalism career. He died of old age on the same day as Greg Orachi was fatally hit by a falling satellite.
- Manfredgensensten, Henry Waddlesworth - Sir Henry Waddlesworth Manfredsensten was the greates novelist of the 1840s as mentioned in the "Enlightenment or Bust! by Weighty Concepts" object from The Sims 3: University Life.
- The Sims 4: Vintage Glamour Stuff.
- The Sims 4: Romantic Garden Stuff, won the battle against the armies of Hemoroydz. His name is a reference to a muscle, but is also meant to resemble names from the era of classical antiquity. Both items are part of the pre-made room "Fanciful Court", which is a kind of plaza decorated with pillars and statues.
- May, Amelia - Amelia May is the founder of Amelia's Closet; she is only mentioned in the description of the lot and does not appear in the game itself.
- Mayonnaise, Claude - Claude Mayonnaise was an artist mentioned in "Pretentious Painting Pile - by Art Dumpster" object from The Sims 4: Eco Lifestyle. He is most likely based of French painter Claude Monet
- Mallari, Miguel - Miguel Mallari is a Sim mentioned in the description of the sofa "Miguel Mallari Especiale" from The Sims 3 Store.
- Medusha - Lady Medusha was a sim mentioned in the "Serpent´s Kiss End Table" object from The Sims 3: Movie Stuff.
- Gerardus Mercator, a 16th-century cartographer, geographer and cosmographer.
- Michelangelo, an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet.
- Mogg, J. Artemis - Captain J. Artemis Mogg is the captain of the HMS Poodle, mentioned in one of the goal books in The Sims 2: Castaway written by Lord Stickywyck.
- Monet - Monet is a painter mentioned in the object description of "Genetically Engineered Water Lily". It is said that he had gardens at Giverny and is most likely based on real life painter Claude Monet.
- Moorington, Ms. - Ms. Moorington is the winner of the "Teacher of the Year" three years in a row. It seems that she bribed her students with candy and let them go wild in the classroom. The Sim who gets this chance card can either stop it or make it worse. When Ms. Moorington is busted by the teachers, they quickly take away her title as the "Teacher of the Year".
- Al Simhara. In the tomb, he is described as a generous priest that helps game mechanics. If he is moved in, there is an 80% chance that he will have the Disciplined trait and level 5-10 in the Martial Arts skill.
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- Napoleon - Napoleon is mentioned in the description of the Yankee Doodle Dining Chair object from The Sims 3. Napoleon is most likely based off of the real life person Napoleon, who was a famous French statesman and military leader.
- Nayr is an Egyptian king mentioned in "Fit for a King(size)" and "Kin Nayr Tapestry" objects from The Sims 3: World Adventures.
- Newson, Gloria - Gloria Newson is the woman who adopted Gavin, Ginger, Georgia, Gallagher, Garrett, and Gabriella Newson from The Sims 2: Apartment Life in the Family Bin. She is only mentioned in Ginger's bio.
- Necteaux, Jean - Jean Necteaux is the creator of Nectar. This is discovered when participating in the Chateau de Landgraab adventure, which involves Landgraab's Nectar papers, located in his library, sought by Elliot Saint James. The quote from the adventure completion notice is "I can prove without a doubt that Jean Necteaux created Nectar centuries ago".
- Nosella, Isabel - Isabel Nosella is a fashion designer and the founder of I N Clothing and Apparel (a clothing company with an outlet in Belladonna Cove).
- Nosylla is an Egyptian queen in the middle of the Middle Century. She is mentioned in the "Nosylla's Half-Caf Coffee Table" object from The Sims 3: World Adventures.
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- Orachi, Greg - Greg Orachi is a world renowned astrophysicist, who was killed by a falling satellite. He died on the same day as James MacGruder. Both are mentioned in a chance card for the Journalism career.
- Oswald, Spencer - Spencer Oswald is the Landgraab family accountant that is mentioned in the Adventurer career chance card in The Sims 2: Seasons. His name could be a spoof of Ozwell E. Spencer, the wealthy businessman from the Resident Evil franchise.
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- Pedro, Don - Don Pedro is a wealthy Sim mentioned in the description of various objects in the "Hacienda Luxury" set from The Sims 3 Store.
- Pollard, Dennis - Dennis Pollard is a mentioned Sim in The Sims: Life Stories and the father of Ashley Sinclair[confirmation needed]
- Punchinello, Peter - Peter Punchinello is the son of Patrick Punchinello and is mentioned in the same object description as his father.
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- Quizine, Zebest - Zebest Quizine is the rival of Julien Cooke from The Sims 2: FreeTime Family Bin. It is mentioned that he stole Julien's recipe to win the cooking contest. His name is a pun of "The best cuisine".
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- Royales, Señorita - Señorita Royales is the mistress of Don Pedro as mentioned in the description of "The Royales Window" from The Sims 3 Store.
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- Scandal, Andy - Andy Scandal is a Sim mentioned in Honest Jackson's biography in The Sims 2 for Game Boy Advance, as well as The Sims 2 for DS. He ran against (and lost to) Honest Jackson in an attempt to be the mayor of Strangetown.
- William Shakespeare (an English poet, playwright and actor).
- Shin, Han - Han Shin was a Chinese artist whose painting "Eternal Life," can be purchased in The Sims 3: World Adventures. Han died an untimely death weeks after completing this painting, which was extremely ironic, considering this painting was meant to symbolise eternal life.
- Shins, Donnie - Donnie "Splinter" Shins is a Sim mentioned in the first episode ("It All Began") of The Sims 2 for Game Boy Advance. If the player enters Frankie Fusilli's basement, he will mistake them for Donnie and taunt them. If the player talks to Frankie, he will ask the player to tell Donnie that he is "calling in a favour" if they see Donnie.
- Søren Kierkegaard.
- Simlius, John - John Simlius is the president of Sims University. His signature appears on the results paper when Sims take an aptitude test or complete a semester. His signature is written in Roman alphabet, as opposed to Simlish alphabet.
- Skye, Barnabas - Barnabas Skye was a scientist who lived in Myshuno Meadows in San Myshuno. He is only mentioned in the description of the neighborhood and on one of the historical plaques. It is said that his mansion burned down, and the only thing left was his observatory.
- Spencer, Lydia - Lydia Spencer is the mother of Alice Spencer-Kim and the ex-wife of Dennis Kim. She is only mentioned in the Spencer-Kim-Lewis family bio, and does not actually appear in The Sims 4 with the rest of her family.
- Sprocket, Jimmy - Jimmy Sprocket is a fictional Sim in a very popular series of books in The Sims 3 and its expansions. He is very likely a parody of Harry Potter; indeed in Russian versions of the game his name is in fact a hypocoristic of "Harry Potter" rather than "Jimmy Sprocket". He seems to be a public domain character in-universe, since books about his adventures are written by a number of different authors. To date, the following Jimmy Sprocket titles have been released:
- Jimmy Sprocket and the Squishy Stone (§50/bookstore)
- Jimmy Sprocket and the Chalice of Lichens (§125/bookstore)
- Jimmy Sprocket the Escape from Funland (§210/bookstore)
- Jimmy Sprocket and the Mummy's Curse (§2,002/Al Simhara Market, Al Simhara, Egypt)
- Jimmy Sprocket and the Chalice of Nectar (§1,376/Circle of Knowledge Bookstore, Champs Les Sims, France)
- Jimmy Sprocket and the Cave of the Dragon (§486/Shang Simla Market, Shang Simla, China)
- Stickywyck, Reginald - Lord Reginald Wainscott Stickywyck von Dosenwald, 37th Earl of Biscuit is the author of the goal book found on Pier Beach, titled Shipwrecked by Lord Reginald Stickywyck, in The Sims 2: Castaway. It is written from his perspective as they shipwrecked on First Island. It is assumed the ship in Shipwreck Lagoon is theirs, named the HMS Poodle.
- Stiik, Nial - Nial Stiik is said to be the artist that designed the Galvanator Bookshelf in The Sims: House Party.
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- Taylor, Franklin - Franklin Taylor was Britechester's first economics professor mentioned in "No Nonsense Wedge Chair" object from The Sims 4: Discover University
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- Tiani, Gatimu - Gatimu Tiani is the late husband of Tuula Tiani, a Sim from Wanmami Island. It is mentioned in the family biography that he died attempting to save a jaguar from drowning in the ocean.
- Travelin' Joe - Travelin' Joe is a vendor at the espresso cart in The Sims: Unleashed. He cannot be interacted with. His name seems to come from the American grocery chain "Trader Joe's"
- Tuzu, Tuku - Tuku Tuzu is the first shaman of the Felicity Island tribe and the original owner of the Staff of Tuzu. He is mentioned in a story at the Volcano Festival.
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- VanGoo, Vince - Vince VanGoo was an artist mentioned in "Pretentious Painting Pile - by Art Dumpster" object from The Sims 4: Eco Lifestyle. He is most likely based of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh
- Verklempt, Johannes - Johannes Verklempt was an artist mentioned in "Pretentious Painting Pile - by Art Dumpster" object from The Sims 4: Eco Lifestyle. He is most likely based of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer
- Sulani. She is mentioned in description of the "Mandrake Bookshelf" object from The Sims 4: Realm of Magic
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- George Washington (political leader, military general, statesman and first president of United States of America).
- James Watson, a real life biologist, genecist and zoologist
- Wilson, John - John Wilson a.k.a Beard Beard the Pirate is the author of the goal book, The Log of the Final Voyage of Beard Beard the Pirate, found upon arriving the the second island in The Sims 2: Castaway.
- Wynneham, Rene - Rene Wynneham is a well-known Simlish actor and celebrity mentioned in newspaper articles in The Sims 3. According to the interview, he sometimes likes to visit popular local hangouts in order to connect with "real people". However, he is never actually seen in-game and exists purely as a lore character.
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- Ypolos, Rowena - Rowena Ypolos was the Queen of the Gypsies, mentioned in the description of "Rowena's Waiting Window" from The Sims: Makin' Magic. When the Gypsy King Henrik was kidnapped, she vowed to wait for him, and for thirty years left a lighted candle in her window to show him the way home. The two were eventually reunited, and to this day gypsies leave candles in windows in honor of her devotion.
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- Zephyr - Zephyr is the husband of Lady Chloris, as mentioned in the object description of "The Folly of Lady Chloris" from The Sims 4: Romantic Garden Stuff. He encircled Lady Chrolis with the follies, which actually caused her to starve to death as she failed to escape. It is said that he intended it as a loving tribute.