Characters / Hustle
Michael "Mickey Bricks" Stone
The main character and leader of the team in every Series except the fourth. Mickey is a confident and charismatic man who usually plays high-status characters. He chooses to grift because he loves the thrill, and also because of the fate of his father, an honest man who worked hard all his life only to drop dead of a heart attack the day before he retired.
- Berserk Button: Two of them, he hates bent coppers. Especially those who try to force him to do criminal acts on thier behalf. He also despises when people call him a thief, he's a con man not a thief. Ironically despite his protest's Michael and his crew are exceptional thieves.
- Scary Black Man: Only when he has to resort to scare off their adversaries.
- Brainy Brunette: She's dark-haired and clever. She's the team's banker and often helps the team with accounts of the.
- Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: Black-haired, pale and considered very beautiful. Men admire her and a new-comer Danny immediately starts crushing on her. She sometimes plays an exotic beauty in their schemes and she's occasionally required to Show Some Leg.
- The Smurfette Principle: She's the only woman on the team.
- Woman Scorned: One episode revolves around an elaborate revenge plot against her estranged husband.
- The Gambling Addict: Albert's gambling habit has landed the crew in more than one scrape, and is implied to be a major reason why he has never retired from grifting.
Ash "Three Socks" Morgan
- The Smurfette Principle: She replaces Stacie after Stacie has left and becomes the only lady that is part of the team.
- Verbal Tic: Emma always seems to put the emphasis on 'con' whenever it's part of a word like "Convinced."