Study Guide

This Is Where I Leave You Characters

By Jonathan Tropper

Judd Foxman

We like to think of This Is Where I Leave You as Judd Foxman's coming-of-age tale. Judd joins the...

Phillip Foxman

Phillip is the youngest and the wild child of the Foxman family. He loves partying, going crazy,...

Hillary Foxman

We know you think that your mom is embarrassing, but just thank your lucky stars she's not...

Jen Foxman

Oh, Jen. You lying, cheating … Well, hang on. How much do we really know about Jen as a...

Wendy Foxman

Like her brother Judd, Wendy is going through a minor midlife crisis. (Seriously, you'd think...

Horry

Horry's life changed dramatically in one moment: the bar fight that left him epileptic. Like...

Linda

In hindsight, the revelation that Linda and Hillary are romantically involved shouldn't be too...

Paul Foxman

Out of all the Foxman children, Paul shares the most in common with their late father, Mort. He's...

Alice Foxman

Okay, so things with Alice get pretty weird—we're not going to deny that. That being said,...

Penny

Oh, Penny. Where have you been all our lives? Off chasing moonbeams and polka dots with your...

Barry

Barry is Wall Street embodied. He lives his life by a simple code: business always comes...

Tracy

We don't get to know Tracy very well in This Is Where I Leave You. For the most part, she's only...

Wade Boulanger

Wade Boulanger is the ultimate alpha male. He's "tall and beefy," with "genetically superior...