Beatrice-The niece of Leanato and the cousin of Hero. Is very quick-witted and is very generous and good-hearted but also mocks others.
Benedick- A solider who fights under Don Pedro and close friends with Don Pedro and Claudio. He is very witty and likes to mock others and jokes around with people.
Claudio-A young solider who fights under Don Pedro during recent wars. He is in love with Hero, and is very loving but is also gullible.
Don Pedro-A nobleman from Aragon , and referred to as the Prince. He is friends with Leonato and is very close to the soldiers fighting under him.He is generous , courteous, smart, and loving.
Hero-The young daughter of Leonato and cousin of Beatrice. She is lovely, gentle, and very innocent.
Leonato-The father of Hero and the uncle of Beatrice. He is the governor of Messina and a respected nobleman.
Borachio-Associate of Don John, and the lover of Margaret. He and don John help trick Claudio and Don Pedro into thinking Hero is unfaithful to Claudio.
Hero's serving woman, who helps Margaret-Borachio and Don John deceive Claudio into thinking Hero is unfaithful. She likes to make jokes and loves to tease.
Don John-Don Pedro's half brother, and referred to as the bastered. He tries to ruin the happiness of Hero and Claudio. He is the villain of the play.
Conrad-Don John's intimate associates devoted to Don John.
Dogberry-The chief policemen of Messina and in charge of watch. He takes his job very serious . He is a middle class character.
Verges-The deputy to Dogberry and chief policemen to Messina.
Antonio-Leonato's elderly brother and Hero and Beatrices uncle.
Ursula-One of hero's awaiting women.
Balthasar- A musician and flirts with Margaret at the masked party and falling in love with Beatrice.