List of Hairspray Characters

List of Hairspray characters, along with their pictures from the film when available. These characters from the movie Hairspray are displayed from top to bottom according to their prevalence in the film, so you can find the lead characters at the top of the list. From main characters to cameos and minor roles, these characters are the reason why the movie is loved by film buffs around the world. The names of the actors and actresses who starred in each role are featured as well, so use this Hairspray character list to find out who played your favorite role.

List items range from Beatnik Chick to Welcome to the 60's Dancer #40.

If you want to know, "What are the character's names in Hairspray?" then this list will answer your question.

Want to view this list of Hairspray roles alphabetically? Click on "Name" at the top of the list and it will be re-sorted from A-Z. If one of your favorite characters missing from the list, then add them by typing in their name at the bottom of the page.
Ranked by
  • Velma Von Tussle
    Hairspray, Hairspray
  • Edna Turnblad
    Hairspray, Hairspray
  • Tracy Turnblad

    Tracy Turnblad

    Hairspray 2: White Lipstick, Hairspray, Hairspray
  • Link Larkin
    Hairspray, Hairspray
  • Motormouth Maybelle

    Motormouth Maybelle

    Hairspray, Hairspray, Hairspray 2: White Lipstick
  • Wilbur Turnblad

    Wilbur Turnblad

    Hairspray, Hairspray