See below for a full list of all King Lear characters:

KING LEAR, King of Britain

GONERIL, REGAN, & CORDELIA, Daughters to Lear

EARL OF GLOUCESTER

EDGAR, Son to Gloucester

EDMUND, Bastard son to Gloucester

EARL OF KENT

Fool

DUKE OF CORNWALL

DUKE OF ALBANY

KING OF FRANCE

DUKE OF BURGUNDY

CURAN, a Courtier

OSWALD, Steward to Goneril

Old Man, Tenant to Gloucester

Doctor

An Officer, employed by Edmund

A Gentleman, Attendant on Cordelia

A Herald

Servants to Cornwall

Knights of Lear’s Train, Officers, Messengers, Soldiers, and Attendants

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One of the King Lear characters played by Barry Rutter

Barry Rutter plays one of the King Lear characters on stage