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Sense and Sensibility Cast of Characters

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 4/19/2015

Sense and Sensibility went on to become one of the more popular of Jane Austen's works - joining Pride and Prejudice in various print, television, and motion picture forms.

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Sense and Sensibility

Cast of Characters


Primary Characters:

Miss Elinor Dashwood - Sensible sister of Marianne and Margaret, eldest daughter of Mrs. Henry Dashwood


Miss Marianne Dashwood - Sensitive sister of Elinor and Margaret, middle daughter of Mrs. Henry Dashwood


Mr. Edward Ferrars - Eldest son of Mrs. Ferrars, brother of Fanny Dashwood


Colonel Christopher Brandon - Long-time army friend of Sir John Middleton, friend of the Dashwood ladies


Mr. John Willoughby - Gentleman, frequent visitor of Barton cottage


Mrs. Jennings - Mother-in-law of Sir John Middleton, aunt of the Steele sisters, friend of the Dashwood ladies


Miss Lucy Steele - Cousin of Charlotte Palmer and Lady Middleton, niece of Mrs. Jennings

Sense and Sensibility (Contd)

Cast of Characters


Supplementary Characters:

Mrs. Henry Dashwood - Mother of Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, stepmother of John


Miss Margaret Dashwood - Sister of Elinor and Marianne, youngest daughter of Mrs. Henry Dashwood


Mr. John Dashwood - Half-brother of Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, stepson of Mrs. Henry Dashwood, husband of Fanny Dashwood


Mrs. Fanny Dashwood - Wife of John Dashwood, sister-in-law to Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, sister of Edward and Robert


Mr. Robert Ferrars - Younger brother of Edward and Fanny Dashwood


Sir John Middleton - Cousin of Mrs. Henry Dashwood, owner of Barton Park and Barton cottage, husband of Lady Middleton


Lady Middleton - Wife of Sir John Middleton, daughter of Mrs. Jennings, sister of Charlotte Palmer, cousin of the Steele sisters,


Mr. Palmer - Husband of Charlotte, son-in-law of Mrs. Jennings


Mrs. Charlotte Palmer - Wife of Mr. Palmer, sister of Lady Middleton, daughter of Mrs. Jennings


Miss Anne Steele - Sister of Lucy Steele, cousin of Charlotte Palmer and Lady Middleton, niece of Mrs. Jennings