A smart young girl with a talent for the stock market, she has a long braid and kicks people in the shins. She solves the Westing game.
Turtle's beautiful older sister, she's engaged to Denton Deere. However, she is unhappy that most decisions are made for her.
She is Turtle and Angela's overbearing mother. An amateur decorator, she spends most of her time preening over her daughter Angela's upcoming nuptials.
He is the husband of Grace Wexler, a podiatrist, and a bookie.
He is a high school track star and son of Mr. and Mrs. Hoo.
He is the owner of Hoo's restaurant on the top floor of Sunset Towers. He is generally cranky and very competitive. He sued Sam Westing for stealing his invention of the paper diaper.
Mr. Hoo's second wife from China, she speaks very little English and only desires to return home, even if it means stealing.
A single dressmaker, she becomes a mother figure to her partner Turtle and it is revealed she lost her daughter years ago.
She is a receptionist who fakes an injury to get attention by walking with painted crutches. She gets very close with her partner Angela.
He is a wheelchair-bound boy with a nerve disorder that makes it difficult for him to speak. He is brother to Theo and an expert birdwatcher.
He is Chris' older brother who wants to be a writer but never went to college. He mostly takes care of Chris.
She is a local judge and the daughter of one of Sam Westing's servants. Sam Westing paid for her schooling and now she is determined to win the Westing game.
The doorman of Sunset Towers, he has a drinking problem and may not be who he says he is.
An older devout cleaning woman, she spends her life devoted to religious penance for some previous sin.
The local delivery boy, he brings tidbits of gossip to the apartment complex.
A medical intern and fiancee of Angela Wexler, he helps Chris get the medicine he needs.
He is the realtor for Sunset Towers.
He is the current owner of Westing Paper Products.
He is Sam Westing's lawyer.