Vladimir (Didi) An old derelict dressed like a tramp; along with his companion of many years, he comes to a bleak, desolate place to wait for Godot.
Estragon (Gogo) Vladimir's companion of many years who is overly concerned with his physical needs, but is repeatedly told by Vladimir that, above all, they must wait for Godot.
Pozzo A traveling man dressed rather elaborately; he arrives driving another man (Lucky) forward by means of a rope around the latter's neck.
Lucky The "slave" who obeys Pozzo absolutely.
Boy Messenger I and Boy Messenger II Each is a young boy who works for "Mr. Godot" and brings Vladimir and Estragon news about "Mr. Godot"; apparently he takes messages back to "Mr. Godot."
Godot He never appears in the drama, but he is an entity that Vladimir and Estragon are waiting for.