Dana Barrett Venkman

" I don't want you dying on me now, because I'm too mad at you to allow that to happen.."

Personal Timeline of Dana Barrett Venkman
1955
October 8. Birth of Dana Barrett to Valerie and Gerald; she is the second of their three children.

1983
Dana, now a member of the New York Symphony Orchestra, becomes the first client of the new company Ghostbusters Inc. when a Sumerian demigod named "Zuul" appears in her icebox. She begins a romantic relationship with one of the Ghostbusters, Dr. Peter Venkman

1984
Early in the year, Dana breaks up with Venkman--she's tired of his inability to commit to her. Venkman would try to cover for the deep pain of the loss by chasing many of the women the Ghostbusters encounter (Doris Tibbs, Alice Derleth, Anne Lawson, Anne Johnson, ect...)

1985
Dana married fellow musician Andre Wallance, a violinist she'd seen off and on even before meeting Venkman

1988
March 18. Oscar Wallance is born early in the year. Shortly afterward, Andre recieves a lucrative offer from an orchestra in Europe--this leads to him and Dana divorcing.

Late in the year, Ghostbusters Inc. reactivates. Venkman and Dana are reunited as Oscar is menaced by Vigo the Carpathian.

1989
Dana accepts a lucrative offer to join the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra. She and Venkman try to continue their relatiionship long distance, though by 1991 there are some signs of fraying.

Late 1991 Ghostbusters Inc. is dissolved once more, at Egon's instigation, leading to a major rift with the other Ghostbusters as well.

Venkman immediately moves to LA to patch thiings up with Dana. By 1997, Venkman has become a high-powered Hollywood agent, and spends most of the 1990's trying to get a third Ghostbusters movie made--it falls through because he can't get either Bill Murray or Brad Pitt to play him.

1992
Peter Venkman weds Dana Barrett

1993
April 1. Jessica Margaret Venkman is born to Peter and Dana.

1997
Late in the year, the original Ghostbusters are reunited by the efforts of Janine Melnitz.

2002
The Venkmans move back to the New York area, though with Peter's interests in LA he spends a lot of time there.

2003
The Ghostbusters West Coast forms--Peter Venkman's presence at the first attack of the Ravisher is a catalyst of this event; Dana and Oscar are also present

2006
Dana's son Oscar (who goes by the stage name Oscar Venkman) and his band Mood Slime move to Memphis to further their career.

Future Fate
2021
Jessica marries Hayden Wallance.

2023
October. Birth of Thomas Jack Wallance. At this writing, he is the first known Ghostbuster grandchild.

2025
Birth of Robert Tony Wallance, Jessica's second child.

Venkman and Dana are apparently alive and still together as of 2026.

Known Relatives of Dana Barrett Venkman
Dr. Peter Venkman
Relation: Husband (Married 1992)
Canon: Movie, though her marriage to Venkman is Fan

Oscar Wallance
Relation: Son (born 1988)
Canon: GB2. Last name is from the GB1 novelization.

Jessica Venkman
Relation: Daughter (Born 1993)
Canon: Fan (EGB Fan)

Gerald Barrett
Relation: Father
Canon: Fan (EGB Fan)

Valerie Barrett
Relation: Mother
Canon: Fan (EGB Fan)

James Charles "Charlie" Venkman
Relation: Father-in-law
Canon: RGB. Full name is Fan (Shiela Paulson and Fritz Baugh.

David "Davey" Barrett
Relation: Brother
Canon: GB1 Novelization
Note: As of 1983, Davey was married

Douglas "Doug" Barrett
Relation: Brother
Canon: GB1 Novelization
Note: As of 1983, Davey was married

Future Relatives
Hayden Wallance
Relation: Son-in-Law (marries Jessica 2021)
Canon: Fan (EGB Fan)

Robert "Robbie" Tony Wallance
Relation: Grandson (born 2025)
Canon: Fan (EGB Fan)

Thomas Jack Wallance
Relation: Grandson (born 2023)
Canon: Fan (EGB Fan)

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