NAME: Jean Valjean
An amazing strong and forlorn man who has just been released after spending 19 years in prison for stealing a loaf of bread. He later becomes the kind mayor of Montreuil-sur-Mer.
The policeman who hates Jean Valjean and is fanatical about upholding the law.
A young woman who prostitutes herself and sells her hair in order to pay for medicines for her daughter, Cosette.
NAME: Young Cosette
Fantine's horribly abused daughter who has been living with the Thenardiers.
NAME: Madame Thenardier
A money-grubbing hag and wife to Thenardier.
A money-grubbing tavern owner and husband to Madame Thenardier.
A young, street-wise boy.
The Thenardiers spoiled but kind daughter who later falls in love with Marius.
A student revolutionary who is madly in love with Cosette.
Jean Valjean's beautiful adopted daughter who falls in love with Marius.
The leader of the student revolutionaries.
The kind Bishop of Digne who houses Jean Valjean after he is released from jail. He teaches Jean Valjean about love.