This list is a combination from the Long Ridge Writers Group Character Worksheet, my research and my mentor who visits me everyday.
Most influential person in your character's life and why-
Most important person in character's life now and why-
Favorite relaxing pastime-
One thing your character won't eat-
Reluctance (won't do)-
Inability (can't do)-
Favorite TV shows-
Books, Movies, TV shows that influence actions or thoughts-
*why this way-what in life made him this way-
*Education History (past and present)-
*Family History (relationships, past and present)-
*Sexual History (past and present)-
* really important. Yes, this takes a long time to answer, but you may find the story almost tells itself once you know your character this well.
Have fun storming the castle.