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August: Osage County | Study Guide

Tracy Letts

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August: Osage County | Characters

Character Description
Barbara 46-year-old Barbara Fordham is the oldest daughter of Violet and Beverly Weston. Read More
Violet Violet Weston, 65 years old, is Beverly's wife and is addicted to prescription drugs. Read More
Beverly Beverly Weston is a 69-year-old poet and university teacher. Read More
Ivy Ivy Weston, 44 years old, is the Westons' middle daughter. Read More
Karen Karen Weston, 40 years old, is the Westons' youngest daughter. Read More
Mattie Fae Mattie Fae Aiken, 57 years old, is the younger sister of Violet Weston. Read More
Little Charles 37-year-old Little Charles Aiken is the son of Violet's sister Mattie Fae and is named for his purported father, Charlie Aiken. Read More
Charlie 60-year-old Charlie Aiken is an upholsterer. He was a close friend of his brother-in-law, Beverly Weston.
Bill Bill Fordham, 49 years old, is a professor of English and is separated from his wife, Barbara.
Jean 14-year-old Jean Fordham is precociously experimenting with cigarettes, pot, and vegetarianism.
Sheriff Gilbeau Sheriff Deon Gilbeau, 47 years old, used to date Barbara in high school. He delivers the news that Beverly has been found dead.
Steve Steve Heidebrecht, 50 years old, a former Oklahoman and current Florida businessman, is engaged to Karen.
Johnna Johnna Monevata, 26 years old, is a Native American of the Cheyenne tribe who works as a housekeeper for the Westons.
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