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This article is about the uncle mentioned in Drift Space feature.. You may be looking for Gunter Geiszler from the novelization..

Illia Geiszler
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Biographical Information
Name Illia Geiszler
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Citizenship German
Family Jacob Geiszler (brother)[1],
Newton Geiszler (nephew)[1],
Unnamed sister in-law[1]
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Academy
Occupation Electronics Engineer
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Series information
Appeared In (canon) Pacific Rim
Appeared In (non-canon) Pacific Rim: The Official Movie Novelization (mentioned)[2]
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Illia Geiszler is the uncle of Newton Geiszler.[1]

Biography

Illia Geiszler is a electronics engineer, and the brother of Jacob Geiszler. Following his brother's affair with a singer named Monica Schwartz, Monica gave birth to a child.

Wanting to pursue her career, she leaves the child in the care of Jacob, and Illia chooses to help his brother raise Newton.[1] In a memory seen during Newton's Drift with the brain of Mutavore, Illia and Newton are fishing.[3]

Known Inconsistencies

  • According Drift Space the name of Newton's uncle is "Illia".[1] In the novelization his name is "Gunter".[2]
  • According to Drift Space Illia is a Electrical Engineer.[1] In the novelization Gunter is a music engineer.[2]

Trivia

  • According to Drift Space Illia is an eccentric.[1]
  • Both version's of Newton's uncle have an interest in fishing.[3][2]

References

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