Ponyboy Curtis is 14 years old and loves to read books and watch TV. He also like to hang out with Johnny and Cherry.
Sodapop Curtis 16 years old. He likes to hang out around girls and his friend Steve Randall. Soda is athletic and loves his horse Mickey Mouse. Soda is also a School dropout and drives a car.
Dallas Winston is 17 years old and was arrested by the age of 10. He is slashing the tires because he was mad and needed to blow off steam. He has a Coke next to him because he was trying to give it to Cherry and Marcia.