A resident at the extended-stay motel in the Ozarks where Amy hides out after running away from Carthage. Greta has a split lip and claims to have fled an abusive relationship with a no-good man. She befriends Amy—whom she does not recognize and believes is named Nancy—but turns against her and robs her with Jeff after finding out that Amy has a large amount of cash on her at all times.
Greta Character Timeline in Gone Girl
The timeline below shows where the character Greta appears in Gone Girl. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
36. Amy Elliott Dunne, Seven Days Gone
...Amy engages the girl in conversation, introducing herself as “Nancy.” The girl introduces herself as Greta. The two women admit that they’re both here alone—and both landed here because of “guy... (full context)
...two of them continue watching the program as it transitions into disparaging coverage of Nick. Greta looks over at Amy suspiciously, and says she hopes that Nick didn’t kill his wife—she... (full context)
38. Amy Elliott Dunne, Eight Days Gone
...stand. She reaches into the zippered money pouch she always keeps around her waist, and Greta sees her doing it and teases her lightly, calling her “Moneybags,” but doesn’t press the... (full context)
40. Amy Elliott Dunne, Nine Days Gone (1)
58. Amy Elliott Dunne, Five Days After the Return