To those who hadn't been around Violet long, nothing would have seemed unusual, but those who knew her well knew that when she tied her hair up in a ribbon to keep it out of her eyes, it meant that the gears and levers of her inventing brain were whirring at top speed.
~ Violet Baudelaire


Violet is the eldest sibling of the Baudelaire orphans in the thirteen book series "A Series of Unfortunate Events,". She has a love for inventing, and when she invents she ties her hair up in a riboon, so as not to distract her. She is very devoted to her brother and sister and intelligent, as shown by her love for inventing.

She is portrayed by Emily Browning in the movie and by Malina Weissman in the Netflix series.