Squid Game Character Names

There are a lot of characters in Squid Game and they barely mention their names. Here you'll find the most notable characters in the show.
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Are you like other people where after watching the entire season of Squid Game, you still don’t remember or know anyone in the show? Here are some of the characters in the Squid Game Season 1.

Lee Jung-jae as Seong Gi-hun (456)

Seong Gi-hun

Seong Gi-hun is the protagonist of Squid Game. He gambles frequently and owes a lot of money from loan sharks.

Park Hae-soo as Cho Sang-woo (218)

Cho Sang-woo

Cho Sang-woo is a business man and Seong Gi-hun’s childhood friend. He used his mother’s house and business as collateral for his illegal investments.

Jung Hoyeon as Kang Sae-byeok (067)

Kang Sae-byeok

Kang Sae-byeok was born in North Korea and defected to South Korea to find a better life.

Oh Yeong-su as Oh Il-nam (001)

Oh Il-nam

A mysterious old man with a brain tumor. He’s very fragile and forgets things easily.

Kim Joo-Ryung as Han Mi-nyeo (212)

Han Mi-nyeo

A very manipulative person and will trick anyone to her own benefit.

Heo Sung-tae as Jang Deok-su (101)

Jang Deok-su

A gang leader who has no remorse with his fellow team mates and will do anything to win the game.

Anupam Tripathi as Ali Abdul (199)

Ali Abdul

An illegal immigrant worker from Pakistan with a calm and grateful personality. He joins Squid Game when his previous employer stopped paying him for over 6 months.

Wi Ha-Joon as Hwang Jun-Ho

Hwang Jun-Ho

A Korean police officer searching for his missing brother.

Gong Yoo as The Salesman

The Salesman

A mysterious businessman working as a recruiter for the Squid Game.

Lee Byung-hun as Front Man

Front Man

The leader of the Squid Game show and manages everything in the game to make sure it’s fair and everyone follow the rules.

Kim Young-ok as Seong Gi-hun’s mother

Seong Gi-hun’s mother

Gi-hun’s mother who works hard everyday to support her gambling son.

Jo Ah-In as Seong Ga-Yeong

Seong Ga-Yeong

Gi-hun’s daughter

Kang Mal-Geum as Kang Eun-Ji

Kang Eun-Ji

Gi-hun’s Ex-Wife

Jang Jae-kwon as Ga-Yeong’s Stepfather

Ga-Yeong’s Stepfather

Gi-hun’s ex-wife’s husband

Hye-jin Park as Cho Sang-woo’s mother

Cho Sang-woo’s mother

Cho Sang-woo’s very proud mother who believes his son was a very successful person living abroad.

Lee Dong-Yong as Kim Sang-Hyuk

Kim Sang-Hyuk

Kim Min-Sik as Kim Jin-Woo

Kim Jin-Woo

Kim Bup Rae as Loan Shark

Loan Shark

Jae-Seop Choi – North Korean Defector Broker

North Korean Defector Broker

Kim Seo-ha as Factory President

Factory President

Song Hyung-soo as Hospital Doctor

Hospital Doctor

Wie Ji Yeon as Teller


Hong Woo-Jin as Oh Yeong-Uk (118)

Oh Yeong-Uk (118)

Han-sol Lee as 324

Player #324

Park Ji-Hoon as 250

Player #250

Yang Mi-Seon as 306

Player #306

Yang Mal-Bok as 453

Player #453

Lee Yoo-mi as Ji-yeong


Yu Seong-Ju as Byeong-Ki (111)

Byeong-Ki (111)

Park Si-Wan as Kang Cheol

Park Si-Wan as Kang Cheol

Kim Si-Hyun as 244

Player #244

Kwak Ja-Hyoung as 278

Player #278

Jung Woo-Hyuk as 096

Player #096

Lee Doo-Seok as 062

Player #062

Lee Sang-Hee as 017

Player #017

Won Chun-gyu as 066

Player #066

Yoon Don-sun as Noh Sang-hoon (119)

Lee Jeong Jun as The Square Mask Kid

The Square Mask Kid

Seung-hoon Yoon as 369

Player #369

Lim Ki-Hong as Jung Min-Tae (322)

Jung Min-Tae

John D. Michaels as VIP 1

V.I.P. #1

Daniel C. Kennedy as VIP 2

V.I.P. #2

David Lee as VIP 3

V.I.P. #3

Geoffrey Giuliano as VIP 4

V.I.P. #4

Stephane Mot as VIP 5

V.I.P. #5

Michael Davis as VIP 6

V.I.P. #5

Mysterious Kid Recruiter as Game Master

Mysterious Kid Recruiter as Game Master

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