Mr. Otto Frank: Pim, as he is often referred to by Anne, is an older Jewish man
who ran a spice shop before being forced out of business by the Nazis. He and his family went into hiding in an attic-like
room above the store.
Mrs. Edith Frank: The mother of Anne and Margot, and the husband to Otto, Edith
is an older Jewish woman who brings love and support to the children while they live in the Annex.
Anne Frank: A young Jewish teen who is forced into hiding with her family. She recieved
a diary for her 13th birthday from her father and recorded her thoughts and feelings in it. The diary was later found and
Margot Frank: Margot is the "perfect" child. She doesn't complain or argue. She
has a close relationship with her mother. She respects everyone in the Annex and many enjoy her quiet nature.
Mr. Van Daan: He helped Mr. Frank when he first arrived in Holland. Mr. Frank found
it necessary to help him and he invited the Van Daan family-which consists of three people-to go into hiding with them. He
tends to be a greedy person.
Mrs. Van Daan: Mrs. Van Daan cares about her material possesions, especially the
fur coat her father gave her. She is the mother to Peter.
Peter Van Daan: A young man, Peter is sent into hiding with his family. He brings
his cat, Mouschi. Although he seems anti-social at times, he starts to open up towards the end of the play.
Miep: One of Mr. Frank's former co-workers who helps the people of the Annex by
bringing food and news. She often brings hope and good tidings.
Mr. Kraler: Another one of Mr. Frank's co-workers who helps the families during
their stay. Unfortunately the stress of the war causes him to seek medical help.
Mr. Dussel: Mr. Dussel is a former dentist who was also forced into hiding because
he was a Jew. He goes to live in the Annex and is often bothered by Anne.