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Bastian Balthasar Bux is the main protagonist of the book "The Neverending Story" by German writer Michael Ende, and its film adaption of the same name, and its sequels "The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter" and "The Neverending Story III: Escape from Fantasia", and both of its television series. His father, Barney Bux, is a widower, but in the third film, he marries a divorced woman who has a daughter named Nicole, who becomes Bastian's stepsister.
He is portrayed by Barret Oliver in the first film, the late Jonathan Brandis in the second film, Jason James Richter in the third film, Mark Rendall in the single-season series, and voiced by Christopher Bell in the animated series.