Michael De Santa – Protagonist:
Michael De Santa, voiced by Ned Luke, is a retired bank robber, who after screwing up a heist in 2004 ends up going into witness protection and making a deal with the FIB and moves alongside his family to Los Santos, where they live in a nice mansion. Unfortunately, his wife, Amanda, repeatedly spends his money. This causes him to return to criminal life once more, this time, aided by his old partner Trevor Philips and up-and-coming criminal Franklin.
Trevor Philips – Protagonist:
Trevor Philips, voiced by Steven Ogg, is a mental psychopath and an unstable redneck who’s a retired bank robber alongside his then partner Michael. A former military pilot, Trevor based himself in Los Santos, where he founded “Trevor Philips Enterprises”, which mainly deals with weapons and drugs. Now living in a small trailer at the middle of Los Santos’ desert in Blaine County, Trevor sides with his old partner Michael and upcoming criminal Franklin as they rob the largest businesses in the city.
Franklin Clinton – Protagonist:
Franklin Clinton who is voiced by Shawn Fonteno, is a young African-American repo man who dreams of becoming a big-time criminal in Los Santos, in a world where the glory days of street gangs has long passed. He works as a repo man for a luxury car dealership in South Los Santos, not far from where he lives. Franklin soon meets Michael after repossessing his son’s car.
Lester Crest – Major Character:
Lester Crest, voiced by Jay Klaitz is an old friend of Michael’s and is the brains behind the heists Michael, Franklin and Trevor pull off. Lester also gives assassination missions to Franklin. We’ve been told by Rockstar Games to stay tuned for more info on Assassination Missions DLC for Story Mode.
Lamar Davis – Major Character:
Lamar Davis, voiced by Slink Johnson is probably one of my favourite Major Characters from the GTA Series. He’s one of Franklin’s best friends who describes him as “crazy”. Lamar has opposing ideals with Franklin, often leading to arguments between the two. Some can be quite funny, but we’ll let you be the judge of those!
Stretch – Major Character:
Harold “Stretch” Joseph, voiced by Hassan Johnson, is a veteran member of The Families Gang and has just been released from prison. He is an old friend of Lamar and Franklin, who has a strong dislike for Franklin.
Dave Norton – Antagonist:
Dave Norton, voiced by Julian Gamble, is an agent with the FIB and a friend of Michael. He was the one who organised Michael’s witness protection. Dave, throughout the story also writes to Trevor pretending to be Brad.
Steve Haines – Antagonist:
Steve Haines, voiced by Robert Bogue, is a highly corrupt agent from the FIB who works alongside Dave Norton. Using his position as Dave Norton’s superior, Steve Haines uses Michael, Franklin and Trevor to help him undermine the IAA, which one missions involves having to break into the building. The mission is called “Three’s Company”.
Devin Weston – Major Character:
Devin Weston, voiced by Jonathan Walker is one of the antagonists in GTAV. He’s a billionaire businessman with a stake in many San Andreas businesses, including Merryweather Security. We are introduced to Devin through Steve Haines. Michael, Franklin and Trevor all work for him but almost immediately turn against him after Weston refuses to pay the trio and after Michael disobeys his wishes for the Richards Majestic studios.
Amanda De Santa – Major Character:
Amanda De Santa, voiced by Vicki Van Tasswl, is the wife of Michael, and the mother of Jimmy and Tracey. At one point, her and Michael were very close to eachother, but their relationship became shaky, and Amanda started to waste most of their money. Michael finds out about her numerous affairs throughout the story. One including her Tennis coach which involves a mission between Michael and Franklin.
Tracey De Santa – Major Character:
Tracey De Santa, voiced by Michal Sinnot is the daughter of Michael and Amanda, and the sister of Jimmy. Her relationship with her parents is awful, even with Jimmy at time, however particularly her mother who dislikes Tracey’s boyfriend, calling him a “bum”.
Jimmy De Santa – Major Character:
James “Jimmy” De Santa, voiced by Danny Tamberelli, is the son of Michael and Amanda, and the brother of Tracey. He is in his early 20s, and is a lazy smoker who. He has a rocky relationship with Michael, and during the story, even gives him drugs.
Brad Snider – Major Character:
Brad Snider who is voiced by Ryan Woodle, was a good friend of Michael and Trevor. He was killed during the North Yankton Heist in the Prologue mission.
Wei Cheng – Major Character:
Wei Cheng, voiced by George Cheung, is the leader of the Los Santos Triads and the father of Tao. In retaliation for Trevor ruining his chance to do business in Blaine County, he arranges to have Michael kidnapped in an effort to lure Trevor in.
Martin Madrazo – Major Character:
Martin Madrazo, voiced by Alfredo Huereca, is a Mexican businessman and head of the Madrazo Cartel. He threatens Michael when he pulls down a house in Vinewood Hills, which leads Michael and Franklin to taking out the Jewellery Store Heist. It’s thought that Martin is a drug lord, but insists that he is a legitimate businessman despite a recent charges being dropped due to the silencing of witnesses. Martin is also a major character in GTA Online who provides a wide variety of missions.
Soloman Richards – Major Character:
Solomon Richards, voiced by Joel Rooks, is a Vinewood producer and owner of Richards Majestic. Michael is introduced to Richards through Devin Weston, where the two develop a good friendship after Michael helps Richards with issues with his latest film, Meltdown.
Ron Jakowski – Major Character:
Ronald “Ron” Jakowski, voiced by David Mogentale, is a good friend of Trevor and a fellow redneck living in a trailer next to Trevor located in Sandy Shores. He is a very paranoid conspiracy theorist and sometimes referred to as ‘Nervous Ron’.
Wade Hebert – Major Character:
Wade Hebert, voiced by Matthew Maher, is a friend of Trevor and Ron. Both mentally challenged and dim-witted, he helps Trevor with his jobs around Los Santos and Blaine County. One of these jobs is to find Michael De Santa, formally known as Michael Townley.
Molly Schults – Major Character:
Molly Schultz, voiced by Elizabeth Mason, is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel to Devin Weston’s business. She appears in several missions, mainly the ones where you steal the cars.