The subject of this article:

  • exists in the Forrest Gump novel canon (including Gump & Co.)
  • is not mentioned in the Forrest Gump film canon
  • exists in real life (see Wikipedia article: Elaine's)

Elaine's is an upscale restaurant in New York City. Forrest Gump is brought there by his "private secretary", Miss Hudgens. While there, Forrest sees a number of famous actors and writers.

Denizens Edit

The following famous people are seen during Forrest's visit.

Especially notable is actor Tom Hanks, who would go on to play Forrest Gump in the Forrest Gump film (which occurred after this point in the Gump & Co. novel, though was really released before the sequel novel's release).

Mentioned but did not appear Edit

Early on, before anyone famous seems to have arrived, Elaine mentions several famous people as candidates for appearing. Of these, the following are not actually mentioned to have appeared.

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