!!Lawrence Talbot
The main and title character. He returns to his home in England after his brothers murder. He wishes to look into it, and of course is bitten by a werewolf. [[spoiler: He finds out his father was the werewolf who bit him, killed his brother, and his mother.]]
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* AdaptationalBadass: His Wolfman is far more formidable then Chaney's, killing about 10 times the number of people the original Wolfman did. Even in human form he's not bad with a rifle.
* AntiHero
* {{Badass}}
* BeastAndBeauty: Him and Gwen
* TheCharmer
* [[spoiler: DiedInYourArmsTonight: Dies with Gwen holding him after reverting back to his human form.]]
* DivingSave: How he saved a gypsy child before being bitten by [[spoiler: his father]]
* [[spoiler: DoomedProtagonist]]
* DrowningMySorrows: After seeing Ben's body.
* FakeMemories:[[spoiler: As a child he witnissed his mother being killed by his werewolf father. After some time in the Asylum, these memories are replaced by his mother commiting suicide.]]
* IllKillYou: Shouts this to [[spoiler: his father]] after [[spoiler: not only learning he's the werewolf that bit him, but also killed his mother and his brother.]]
** {{Subverted}} When he says this to the assembled doctors, as he is trying to warn them.
* ItsPersonal: [[spoiler: In relation to his father, after learning that he killed his son, wife and was the werewolf that bit him.]]
* LetThemDieHappy: [[spoiler: As he dies, he thanks Gwen "setting him free", however he dies before learning he cursed Aberline, but he also seemed happy that he lived knowing he defeated his father before he died.]]
* PowerOfLove: Lawrence's feelings for Gwen [[spoiler: brings out the last of his humanity before she shoots him.]]
* SharpDressedMan
* TheseHandsHaveKilled: He stares at his bloodied hands in horror when he wakes up after his first transformation.
* {{Wolfman}}: Trope Namer.

!!Sir John Talbot
Lawrence's father, who had a strained relationship with his son. Lawrence returns home after his brothers death. [[spoiler: Turns out he is the werewolf that bit Lawrence, but also killed his brother and mother.]]
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* [[spoiler: AffablyEvil]]
* BadassGrandpa
* [[spoiler: BigBad]]
* CompositeCharacter: [[spoiler: Replaces Bela from the original as the werewolf who bit Lawrence.]]
* DaddyHadAGoodReasonForAbandoningYou: [[spoiler: He didn't want you to find out he's a werewolf and killed mommy.]]
* [[spoiler: DeathByAdaptation]]
* [[spoiler: HannibalLecture: Gives one to Lawrence. Rather fitting considering he's played by Anthony Hopkins]]
* [[spoiler: PaterFamilicide]]
* PapaWolf: After Lawrence is bitten, he protects Lawrence from an angry mob by threatening to shoot them, and blinds someone in the process. [[spoiler: Subverted, when he tries to kill Lawrence later on, and if that's not bad enough, after Lawrence's first rampage, he allows his son to be taken to an asylum.]]
* WalkingSpoiler
* [[spoiler: WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: Clearly, the lycanthropy got the better of him over time.]]

!!Gwen Conliffe
Lawrence's love interest. Ben's former fiancce, who wants to know the truth about Ben's death. Overtime they get romantically attached. After finding out Lawrence is a werewolf, she sets out to help him, [[spoiler: and ends up killing him.]]
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* ActionGirl: Becomes the Victorian version of this.
* BeastAndBeauty: Her and Lawrence
* HandsOnApproach: In the stone skipping scene.
* HorrorStruck: When she realizes [[spoiler: Lawrence bit Aberline.]]
* InterruptedCoolDownHug: [[spoiler: Hugs Lawrence as he dies, then the mob comes.]]
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler: Gwen stops Aberline from shooting Lawrence, which gets Aberline bitten]]
* OnlyICanKillHim: After many days of sleepless research, she never find out how to cure a werewolf, but to kill it. Desperate, she goes to Maleva, who confirms it; a werewolf can be slain by silver, and by someone who love him.

!!Inspector Francis Aberline
Based on the real life Inspector Fredrick Aberline of the JackTheRipper murders, Francis is incharge of the investigation of the werewolf murders. He is suspects Lawrence as being the killer, which he technically is. He soon learns the truth [[spoiler: and becomes bitten himself.]]
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* AntiVillain: He antagonizes Lawrence, but is technically one of the good guys.
* [[spoiler: AndThenJohnWasAZombie: Gets bitten by Lawrence and is set to be the new wolfman.]]
* {{Badass}}
* GodHelpUsAll: Upon seeing the Wolfman on a rampage.
* HorrorStruck: [[spoiler: Upon realizing he's been bitten.]]
* [[spoiler: HeWhoFightsMonsters]]
* InspectorJavert

!!Maleva
A gypsy who warns Lawrence that he is in great danger. After he is bitten, she meets with Gwen who tells her that Lawrence can be killed/saved by someone who loves them.
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* DemotedToExtra: Had a bigger role in the original.

!!Dr. Hoenneger
The sadistic doctor at the asylum Lawrence is sent to. He publicly tries to prove that Lawrence isn't a werewolf, but it only results in Lawrence transforming in front of everyone.
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* [[spoiler: AssholeVictim]]
* BigBadWannabe
* {{Expy}}: Possibly one of Dr. Mannering from [[FrankensteinMeetsTheWolfMan the original film's sequel]], a similar but far less sadistic character.
* [[spoiler: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice]]
* OhCrap: After seeing Lawrence ''is'' a werewolf.

!!Ben Talbot
Lawrence's brother, who is killed in the opening of the film. His death sets the events of the film in motion.
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* SacrificialLamb
* WeHardlyKnewYe

!!Singh

Sir John's manservant
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* BadassGrandpa
* BattleButler
* [[spoiler:SecretKeeper: He knows Sir John is the Wolfman and kept him restrained during nights]]
* OldRetainer