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{{Character |name =Template:DiegoMr. Everdeen lived and worked inside the gates of District 12. He was a coal miner, poacher, and Katniss's teacher when it came to the woods, singing, hunting, and making good quality bows.


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[[File:Example'Bold textItalic text]] == |Mr. Everdeen in Katniss's Dad Mr. Everdeen had a beautiful voice, just like his daughter, Katniss Everdeen and it was claimed that even the birds would stop to listen when he sang. He also taught Katniss the song "The Hanging Tree" which she talks about a lot in Mockingjay. That was how he impressed beautiful Mrs. Everdeen to be his wife. Mrs. Everdeen was a healer from the Merchant area of District 12, while he was from the Seam. Their lives were considerably different, and it was a big change for both of them to move on to their new life. Together, the couple had Katniss and Prim. In Catching Fire, Katniss mentions that her father taught her how to swim in a lake in the woods. Mr. Everdeen was a very good hunter, and he knew how to identify plants that were edible and those that weren't. He had crafted about 4 bows, and had taught himself and Katniss how to hunt. His love of plants caused him to give the name Katniss and Primrose to his two children.


On January 24, Mr. Everdeen died during a horrible mine explosion six years before the 74th Hunger Games. The mine blew up him and Mr. Hawthorne, killing them both as well as other workers.

According to Katniss, both men, and some unnamed workers were either vaporized or blown into bits during the explosion.

Katniss relates the events of that fateful day in Mockingjay. The day started out normal, with Katniss and Prim going to school. Then, sirens went off and all the kids were herded out to the entrance of the mine. The elevator was working overtime bringing up black-coal covered men, much to the relief of many families. Soon, fewer and fewer men came up until none remained. Katniss's father and Gale Hawthorne's father never emerged and were instantly presumed dead.

In Mockingjay, it is described that Prim and Katniss were in school when the incident took place, as they went from school to the mines. According to Katniss, she still has nightmares about that day. These involve her screaming and telling her father to run and escape the mine before it explodes, reducing him to bits.


His only known family members are: his two children, Katniss and Primrose Everdeen, and his wife, Mrs. Everdeen. Peeta Mellark would later become his son-in-law after Katniss and Peeta's wedding. The Capitol later could claim that he was related to the Hawthornes, to keep the star-crossed lovers vibe going.


According to Katniss's memory, Mr. Everdeen was an amazing man, who liked to sing, swim, hunt, and had a very level head. He taught Katniss all of these things, and many songs as well. In Mockingjay, it tells how he taught Katniss the song, "The Hanging Tree," much to the dislike of Mrs. Everdeen. He was loved so much by Mrs. Everdeen that she left her merchant life for the Seam.

Film portrayalEdit

Mr. Everdeen is portrayed by Phillip Troy Linger in The Hunger Games film.

The Hunger Games trilogy
Novels The Hunger GamesCatching FireMockingjay
Main Characters Katniss EverdeenPeeta MellarkGale HawthorneHaymitch AbernathyEffie Trinket
Supporting Characters Primrose EverdeenPresident SnowCinnaMrs. EverdeenMr. EverdeenPresident CoinClaudius TemplesmithMadge UnderseePaylorPlutarch HeavensbeeSeneca Crane
Other Tributes MarvelGlimmerCatoCloveFoxfaceThreshRueMaysilee DonnerTitusGlossCashmereLymeBrutusEnobariaBeetee LatierWiressFinnick OdairMagsAnnie CrestaMorphlingsBlightJohanna MasonWoofCeceliaChaffSeeder
Groups RebellionGamemakersPrep teamTributesVictors
Locations PanemThe CapitolDistrict 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13
Behind the Scenes Suzanne CollinsGary RossFrancis Lawrence
Films The Hunger GamesThe Hunger Games: Catching FireThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

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