Othello: Character Analysis

Brabantio Father of Desdemona. Senator
Gratiano Brabantio’s brother
Lodovico Brabantio’s kinsman and Desdemona’s cousin
Othello General of Venetian army that married Desdemona in secret. Goes to Cyprus to fight Turks. “Honest” Iago convinces him that his wife is cheating on him. Kills wife, then himself.
Cassio Othello’s loyal and most beloved captain. Iago framed him to look like he was Desdemona’s side guy
Iago Spawn of the devil. Manipulates almost everyone for his own benefit. Frames Cassio. Makes Othello paranoid. Tricks Roderigo into give him more money. Just literally the worst.
Montano Othello’s Venetian predecessor in the government of Cyprus
Roderigo In love with Desdemona. Killed by Iago
Desdemona Wife of Othello. Killed by Othello. Nice girl that got caught in the middle of a bad situation. Hid marriage from father
Emilia Iago’s wife and Desdemona’s maid. Truly honest. Rats out Iago in the end. Killed by Iago.
Bianca Cassio’s wife