Zoot Suit


  • El Pachuco: an allegorical character of the Chicano sub-culture of the same name.
  • Henry Reyna: leader of the 38th Street Gang
  • Enrique Reyna: Henry's father
  • Dolores Reyna: Henry's mother
  • Lupe Reyna: Henry's sister
  • Rudy Reyna: Henry's brother
  • George Shearer: lawyer for Henry and the 38th Street boys
  • Alice Bloomfield: reporter and activist for Henry's case, as well as a brief love interest of Henry's
  • Della Barrios: 38th Street Gang member and Henry's girlfriend
  • The 38th Street Gang: includes Smiley Torres, Joey Castro, Tommy Roberts, Elena Torres, and Bertha Villarreal
  • Rafas: leader of the Downey Gang, rival to the 38th Street Gang
  • Downey Gang: include Ragman, Hobo, Cholo, Zooter, Guera, Hoba, Blondie, and Little Blue
  • Lieutenant Edwards and Sergeant Smith: detectives
  • Members of the Press: includes Press (who doubles as the prosecution), Cub Reporter, and Newsboy
  • The Court: includes Judge F. W. Charles and Bailiff
  • Prison guard
  • Military men: include Bosun's Mate, Sailors, Marine, Swabbie, Manchuka, and Shore Patrolman
  • Extras: Girls, Pimp, Cholo[1]

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