Shakespeare Characters: Famous Plays and Characters

Shakespeare Characters

We have given the complete list of Shakespeare Characters. As you know William Shakespeare wrote 37 plays. Each play has its unique plot and story. Shakespeare’s Characters are popular for their qualities and roles in English Literature. Some critics wrote about characters of Shakespeare.

 

The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1589-93)

These are the characters of The Two Gentlemen of Verona

  1. Aeglamour
  2. Antonio
  3. Crab, Launce’s Dog
  4. Julia
  5. Lucetta
  6. Launce
  7. Proteus
  8. Silvia
  9. Speed
  10. Duke of Milan
  11. Thurio
  12. Panthino
  13. Host
  14. Outlaws
  15. Musicians
  16. Valentine

Love’s Labour’s Lost (1590)-

  1. Don Adriano De Armando
  2. Berowne or Biron
  3. Cophetua
  4. Costard
  5. Dumaine
  6. Ferdinand
  7. Holofernes
  8. Jaquenetta
  9. Katherine
  10. Longavile
  11. Maria
  12. Moth
  13. Naso
  14. Nathaniel
  15. Rosaline

Titus Andronicus (1590-91) – 

  1. Titus Andronicus
  2. Lucius
  3. Quintus
  4. Martius
  5. Mutius
  6. Young Lucius
  7. Lavinia
  8. Marcus Andronicus
  9. Publius
  10. Bassianus
  11. Sempronius
  12. Chiron
  13. Aron the Moor
  14. Demetrius
  15. Lavinia
  16. Saturninus
  17. Tamora
  18. Alarbus

Richard III (1593)

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  1. King Edward IV
  2. Richard, Duke of Gloucester
  3. George, Duke of Clarence
  4. Duchess of York
  5. Edward, Prince of Wales
  6. Richard, Duke of York
  7. Queen Lancaster
  8. Queen Elizabeth
  9. Earl Rivers
  10. Marquis of Dorset
  11. Lord Richard Grey
  12. Sir Thomas Voughan
  13. Duke of Buckingham
  14. Sir William Catesby
  15. Duke of Norfolk
  16. Earl of Surrey
  17. Sir Richard Ratcliffe
  18. Sir James Tyrrel
  19. Lord Lovel
  20. Henry Tudor
  21. Lord Stanley
  22. Walter Herbert
  23. Sir James Blunt
  24. Sir William Brandon
  25. Archbishop of Canterbury
  26. Archbishop of York
  27. Bishop of Ely
  28. Sir Christopher
  29. Lord Hestings
  30. Sir Robert Brakenbury
  31. Scrivener
  32. Sheriff of Wiltshire

Richard II (1594)

  1. King Richard
  2. John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster
  3. Duke of York
  4. Duke of Aumerle
  5. Thomas Mowbray, duke of Norfolk
  6. Anne of Bohemia
  7. Isabella of Valois
  8. Duchess of York
  9. Duchess of Gloucester
  10. Thomas of Woodstock
  11. Duke of Gloucester
  12. Henry Bolingbroke
  13. Earl of Northumberland
  14. Lord Ross
  15. Lord Willoughby
  16. Lord Fitzwater
  17. Sir Piers Exton
  18. Duke of Surrey
  19. Earl of Salisbury
  20. Lord Berkeley
  21. Bushy
  22. Bagot
  23. Green
  24. Bishop of Charlisle
  25. Abbot of Westminister
  26. Sir Stephen Scroop
  27. Lord Marshal

King John (1594-95)

  1. King John
  2. Eleanor
  3. King Philip
  4. Prince Henry
  5. Blanche of Castile
  6. Earl of Essex
  7. Earl of Salisbury
  8. Earl of Pembroke
  9. Lady Constance
  10. Duke of Brittany
  11. Arthur
  12. Peter of Pomfret
  13. Lord Bigot
  14. Philip Fauconbridge
  15. Robert Fauconbridge
  16. Lady Fauconbridge
  17. James Gurney

Comedy of Errors (1595)

  1. Adriana
  2. Antipholus
  3. Dromio
  4. Egeon
  5. Emilia
  6. Luciana
  7. Nell/Luce
  8. Balthazar
  9. Angelo
  10. Doctor Pinch
  11. Solinus

Romeo and Juliet (1595)

  1. Prince Escalus
  2. Benvolio
  3. Capulets
  4. Lady Capulet
  5. Juliet Capulet
  6. Laurence
  7. Mercutio
  8. Montague
  9. Lady Montague
  10. Romeo Montague
  11. Nurse
  12. Paris
  13. Rosaline
  14. Tibert
  15. Tybalt

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1595-96) (Pub. – 1600)

  1. Demetrius
  2. Francis Flute
  3. Helena
  4. Egeus
  5. Hermia
  6. Hippolyta
  7. Theseus
  8. Lysander
  9. Moth
  10. Oberon
  11. Robin Goodfellow, Puck
  12. Peter Quince
  13. Nick Bottom
  14. Tom Snout
  15. Snug
  16. Philostrato
  17. Starveling
  18. Titania

Henry IV Part 1st (1596)

  1. King Henry the Fourth, King of England
  2. Henry, Prince of Wales
  3. John of Lancaster
  4. Francis
  5. Ned Poins
  6. Bardolph
  7. Ralph Neville
  8. Sir Walter Blount
  9. Gadshill
  10. Peto
  11. Sir John Falstaff
  12. Vintner
  13. Thomas Percy
  14. Henry Percy
  15. Edmund Motimer
  16. Harry Percy
  17. Owen Glendower
  18. Archibald, Earl of Douglas
  19. Sir Richard Vernon
  20. Richard le Scrope
  21. Sir Michael
  22. Ostler

 

Henry IV Part 2nd (1597)

  1. King Henry IV
  2. Prince Hal
  3. Prince John of Lancaster
  4. Duke of Gloucester
  5. Duke of Clarence
  6. Earl of Warwick
  7. Earl of Surrey
  8. earl of Westmorland
  9. Harcourt
  10. Sir John Blunt
  11. Archbishop of York
  12. Lord Bardolph
  13. Lord Mowbray
  14. Sir Ralph Hastings
  15. Sir John Coleville
  16. Earl of Northumberland
  17. Lady Percy
  18. Travers
  19. Morton
  20. Lord Chief Justice
  21. Gower
  22. Beadle
  23. Sir John Falstaff
  24. Falstaff’s Page
  25. Bardolph
  26. Ancient Pistol
  27. Ned Poins
  28. Peto
  29. Francis
  30. Ralph Mouldy
  31. Simon Shadow
  32. Thomas Wart
  33. Francis Feeble
  34. Peter Bullcaff

 

Merry Wives of Windsor (1597)

  1. Bardolph
  2. Caius
  3. Evans
  4. Falstaff
  5. Fenton
  6. Ford
  7. Herne the Hunter
  8. Mephostophilus
  9. Nym
  10. Page
  11. Pistol
  12. Quickly
  13. Shallow
  14. Slender

Much Ado about Nothing (1598) (Pub. – 1600)

  1. Antonio
  2. Beatrice
  3. Benedick
  4. Claudio
  5. Dogberry
  6. Ginevra
  7. Hero
  8. Imogen
  9. Leonato
  10. Margaret
  11. Pedro
  12. Ursula
  13. Don John
  14. Balthasar
  15. Borachio
  16. Conrade
  17. Francis Friar
  18. Sexton
  19. Verges

The Merchant of Venice (1598) (Pub – 1600)

These are the characters of Merchant of Venice

  1. Antonio
  2. Balthazar
  3. Bassanio
  4. Bellario
  5. Gobbo
  6. Gratiano
  7. Jessica
  8. Lorenzo
  9. Nerissa
  10. Portia
  11. Salerio
  12. Shylock
  13. Stephano
  14. Tubal
  15. Leonardo
  16. Duke of Venice
  17. Prince of Morocco
  18. Prince of Arragon
  19. Salanio and Salarino

As You Like It (1599) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Duke Fredrick
  2. Duke Senior
  3. Adam
  4. Audrey
  5. Celia
  6. Jaques
  7. Martext
  8. Oliver De Boys
  9. Orlando
  10. Phebe
  11. Rosalind
  12. Charles
  13. Le Beau
  14. Dennis
  15. Amiens
  16. Silvius
  17. Audrey
  18. Corin
  19. William
  20. Sir Oliver Martext
  21. Touchstone

Julius Caesar (1599) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Julius Caesar
  2. Octavius Caesar
  3. Calpurnia
  4. Antonius
  5. Mark Antony
  6. Octavius
  7. Marcus Brutus
  8. Portia
  9. Cicero
  10. Decius
  11. Casca
  12. Cassius
  13. Flavius
  14. Marullus
  15. Lucius
  16. Cinna
  17. Metellus Cimber
  18. Lepidus
  19. Artemidorus
  20. Legarius
  21. Tribonius
  22. Cato
  23. Titinius

Hamlet (1599-1603) (Pub. – 1603)

These are Hamlet Characters – Read in Details 

  1. Great Hamlet, King of Denmark
  2. Prince Hamlet
  3. Claudius
  4. Gertrude, Queen of Denmark
  5. Fortinbras,Prince
  6. Horatio
  7. Polonius
  8. Laertes
  9. Ophelia
  10. Gonzago
  11. Beptista
  12. Osric
  13. Barnardo
  14. Reynaldo
  15. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
  16. Yorick

The Taming of The Shrew (1601-02) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Bianca
  2. Baptista Minola
  3. Katherine
  4. Petruchio
  5. Gremio
  6. Grumio
  7. Biondello
  8. Curtis
  9. Nathaniel
  10. Joseph
  11. Peter
  12. Nicholas
  13. Philip
  14. Hortensio
  15. Katherina
  16. Lucentio
  17. Tranio
  18. Vicentio
  19. Christopher Sly

 

Twelfth Night (1602) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Aguecheek
  2. Antonio
  3. Sir Toby Belch
  4. Feste
  5. Malvolio
  6. Maria
  7. Olivia
  8. Orsino
  9. Sebestian
  10. Valentine

Othello (1603) (Pub. – 1622)

  1. Othello
  2. Bianca
  3. Brabantio
  4. Cassio
  5. Desdemona
  6. Emilia
  7. Iachimo
  8. Iago
  9. Roderigo
  10. Duke of Venice
  11. Gratiano
  12. Lodovico
  13. Montano

Measure for Measure (1603) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Angelo
  2. Barnardine
  3. Claudio
  4. Isabella
  5. Francisca
  6. Vicentio
  7. Escalus
  8. Pompey Bum
  9. Lucio
  10. The Provost
  11. Thomas and Peter
  12. Elbow
  13. Froth
  14. Abhorson
  15. Barnardine
  16. Varrius
  17. Juliet
  18. Mariana

All’s Well that Ends Well (1603)  (Pub. – 1623)

  1. King of France
  2. Duke of Florence
  3. Bertram
  4. Countess of Roussillon
  5. Lavatch
  6. A page
  7. Helena
  8. Diana
  9. Lafeu
  10. Mariana
  11. Parolles
  12. Rousillon
  13. Violenta

Macbeth (1606) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Duncan, King of Scotland
  2. Malcolm
  3. Donalbain
  4. Macbeth
  5. Lady Macbeth
  6. Banquo
  7. Cowder
  8. Fleance
  9. Macduff
  10. Lady Macduff
  11. Siward
  12. Seyton
  13. Hecate

King Lear (1606) (Pub. – 1608)

These are King Lear Characters

  1. Lear, King of Britain
  2. Earl of Gloucester
  3. Earl of Kent
  4. Duke of Albany
  5. Duke of Cornwall
  6. Duke of Burgundy
  7. King of France
  8. Edgar
  9. Edmund
  10. Gloucester
  11. Goneril
  12. Regan
  13. Cordelia
  14. Kent
  15. Oswald
  16. Poor Tom
  17. Regan

Antony and Cleopatra (1606) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Mark Antony
  2. Octavius Caesar
  3. Lepidus
  4. Cleopatra
  5. Sextus Pompey
  6. Demetrius
  7. Philo
  8. Domitius Enobarbus
  9. Ventidius
  10. Silius
  11. Canidius
  12. Scarus
  13. Dercetus
  14. Chairman
  15. Dolabella
  16. Enobarbus
  17. Eros
  18. Iras
  19. Octavia
  20. Maecenas
  21. Agrippa
  22. Taurus
  23. Thidias
  24. Gallus
  25. Proculeius
  26. Menecretes
  27. Menas
  28. Varrius
  29. Iras
  30. Alexas
  31. Mardian
  32. Diomedes
  33. Seleucus

Timon of Athens (1607) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Apemantus
  2. Flavius
  3. Alcibiades
  4. Flavius
  5. Flaminius
  6. Servilius
  7. Lucilius
  8. Lucius
  9. Sempronius
  10. The Senators of Athens
  11. Phrynia
  12. Timandra
  13. Timon
  14. Ventidius

Coriolanus (1607-08) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Aufidius
  2. Caius Marcius
  3. Menenius Agrippa
  4. Cominius
  5. Titus Larcius
  6. Valeria
  7. Sicinius
  8. Junius Brutus
  9. Adrian
  10. Naconor
  11. Volscian Lords
  12. Volsician Citizens
  13. Volscian Soldiers
  14. Virgilia
  15. Volumnia

Pericles (1608-09)

  1. Antiochus
  2. Pericles
  3. Helicanus
  4. Simonides
  5. Cleon
  6. Lysimachus
  7. Cherimon
  8. Thai
  9. Dionyza
  10. Gower
  11. Marina
  12. Thaisa
  13. Boult
  14. Pandar
  15. Lychorida
  16. Diana

Cymbeline (1609) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Cymbeline
  2. Arviragus
  3. Belarius
  4. Cadwal
  5. Cassivelaunus
  6. Cloten
  7. Cunobelin
  8. Fidele
  9. Guiderius
  10. Iachimo
  11. Imogen
  12. Pisanio
  13. Polydore
  14. Leonatus

Winter’s tale (1610-11) (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Antigonus
  2. Autolycus
  3. Camillo
  4. Florizel
  5. Hermione
  6. Leontes
  7. Paulina
  8. Perdita
  9. Polixenes

The Tempest -(1611)  (Pub. – 1623)

  1. Alonso
  2. Antonio
  3. Ariel
  4. Caliban
  5. Ferdinand
  6. Gonzalo
  7. Miranda
  8. Prospero
  9. Sebestian
  10. Stephano
  11. Sycorax
  12. Trinculo