PonyBoy is a 14-year-old boy who belongs in a gang called Greasers. He likes to read and watch movies and he is Sodapop's and Darry's young brother.
Cherry, whose real name is Sherri, is Bob's girlfriend and they are both Socs. However, unlike the Soc boys, she connects very well with PonyBoy and she helps him by working as a spy.
This is Johnny, he enjoys hanging out with PonyBoy and is very close to Dally. the greasers are kid of his family and he likes doing the stuff that PonyBoy likes.
Darry is PonyBoy's and SodaPop's old brother. He is the one who takes care of them since their parents died in a terrible car crash. However, he thinks thet Ponyboy is stupid and he doesn't hang out with them a lot.
Dally is the toughest and meanest out of all of the greasers and he is very protective of Johnny. He tries to not be emotional about anything and likes being cruel to people.
Marcia is a soc girl and a minor character in the book. she is Cherry's best friend and Randy's girlfriend.
Sodapop is known for being popular with the girls, holds his family together by preventing fights between his bnrothers Darry and PonyBoy, and is very charming and kind.
Steve is tall and smart. He likes to comb his hair in thick, complicated swirls. Along with that, he's been Soda's best buddy since grade school.
Two Bit makes people laugh and has a very fun personality, along with lazy, often being teased for not having a job.