Character Guide – A Christmas Story

  • Ralphie: A little boy who wants a Red Ryder Carbine Action Range Model Air Rifle with a compass in the stock and a thing that tells time.
  • Jean Sheperd: Old Ralphie who tells the story.
  • The Old Man: The gruff father of Ralphie.
  • Mother: The glue who holds the dysfunctional family together.
  • Randy: Ralphie’s kid brother. Sweet and annoying.
  • Miss Shields: Ralphie’s teacher.
  • Schwartz: Ralphie’s foul mouthed friend.
  • Flick: Ralphie’s dim friend who sticks his tongue on a flag pole.
  • Scut Farkus: The class bully who gets beaten up by Ralphie.
  • Grover Dill: Scut’s right hand man.
  • Esther Jane: Ralphie’s love interest.
  • Mary Beth: Esther Jane’s best friend.
  • Santa: A mean old mall Santa.