First person you introduced to DnD? My wife, Priscilla. Since she already worked at her family's game and comics store she was familiar with it, but had never played. We were dating and had played quite a bit of Legend of the Five Rings and a friend, Rob Hall, ran a game of Birthright that we joined.
Which edition? Advanced Dungeons and Dragons 2nd edition?
Their first character? A wizard named Pandora.