André Toulon is the main protagonist of the Puppet Master series. Toulon appeared as a hero in Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge, and a victim in the beginning of the first film. After dying, Toulon was resurrected first as a villain in His Unholy Creation only and then as just another fighter inside a puppet-body. He is referenced throughout the movies, and is the greatest connection, besides the puppets themselves, the films have with each other. In Curse of the Puppet Master his name was only on a sign. In Puppet Master, parts of the legend of Toulon is that he committed suicide in 1939. but in Puppet Master 3 takes place in 1941, and he is still very much alive.
Toulon is played by William Hickey in Puppet Master, by Steve Welles in Puppet Master II, by Guy Rolfe in Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge, Puppet Master 4 and Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter. Rolfe and Greg Sestero played the character at different ages in the prequel Retro Puppet Master.