The first motion picture adaptation of Frankenstein was made in to the monster as “ Frankenstein,” that's actually the name of the creator. A list of all the characters in Frankenstein. The Frankenstein characters covered include: Victor Frankenstein , The monster, Robert Walton, Alphonse. Dr. Frankenstein's first name is Henry, while his best friend's name is Victor Moritz. In the novel, the doctor's name is Victor Frankenstein, while his best friend is.