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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory | Study Guide

Roald Dahl

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory | Characters

Character Description
Charlie Charlie Bucket is the hero of the book. He wins a ticket to visit Mr. Wonka's chocolate factory and, at the end of the day, learns he will inherit it. Read More
Mr. Wonka Mr. Wonka runs the largest and most famous chocolate factory in the world. He sets up the contest that will allow five children to visit the factory for a day. Read More
Grandpa Joe Grandpa Joe is Charlie's grandfather. Read More
Augustus Gloop Augustus Gloop is the first child to find a Golden Ticket. He falls into a chocolate river and is sucked into a pipe. Read More
Veruca Salt Veruca Salt is the second child to find a Golden Ticket. Squirrels throw her down a garbage chute. Read More
Violet Beauregarde Violet Beauregarde is the third child to find a Golden Ticket. She turns into a giant blueberry when she tries some magic gum. Read More
Mike Teavee Mike Teavee is the fourth child to find a Golden Ticket. He shrinks to tiny size when he's filmed by a chocolate-transporting TV. Read More
Mr. Beauregarde Mr. Beauregarde is Violet's father.
Mrs. Beauregarde Mrs. Beauregarde is Violet's mother.
Mr. Bucket Mr. Bucket is Charlie's father.
Mrs. Bucket Mrs. Bucket is Charlie's mother.
Grandpa George Grandpa George is Charlie's other grandfather.
Grandma Georgina Grandma Georgina is Charlie's grandmother.
Grandma Josephine Grandma Josephine is Charlie's other grandmother.
Oompa-Loompas The Oompa-Loompas are tiny people who work in the factory.
Prince Pondicherry Prince Pondicherry is a foolish royal who commissions Mr. Wonka to build him a palace made of chocolate.
Mr. Salt Mr. Salt is Veruca's father.
Mrs. Salt Mrs. Salt is Veruca's mother.
Shopkeeper The shopkeeper runs the little store where Charlie finds his Golden Ticket.
Mr. Teavee Mr. Teavee is Mike's father.
Mrs. Teavee Mrs. Teavee is Mike's mother.
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