Othello, an officer of Venice’s military.
Othello and Desdemona secretly got married.
She is the beautiful daughter of a senator in Venice, Brabantio.
Iago, a soldier who has a grudge against Othello. He wants to be promoted.
Othello promotes his friend Cassiο.
Iago thinks to take revenge on him.
Roderigo, a young man who is in love with Desdemona.