The titular protagonist, who is Oliver Twist. When he was born, his father was gone or die, and his mother died during childbirth, making Oliver Twist orphaned at birth. He is brought up by the parish in circumstances that constitute child abuse, as Oliver Twist will also experience. Although he has been abused throughout his childhood, Oliver is a kind, honest boy who is quick to forgive. He finds his motivation for helping those in need and is grateful to those who help him.
From the outside, Fagin looks like an old man with an ugly face and matted red hair. Fagin is the mastermind behind all the crime. He looks and lives like a poor man but really has a lot of money. He owns several plots in secret.