Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Characters

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Doctor Bough

Doc Baugh's purpose in the play is to authenticate the fact that Big Daddy, does, indeed, have terminal cancer and not a "spastic colon" as Big Daddy has been led to believe. By ignoring the comments around Mm, Doc Baugh manages to stay out of the family's destructive squabbling; he simply explains the medical reality and leaves a hypodermic package of morphine to relieve Big Daddy's more severe pain when it inevitably comes.

Big Mama

See Ida Pollitt

Brother Man

See Gooper Pollitt

Doc

See Doctor Baugh

Lacey

Lacey is the Pollitts' good-natured black servant Lacey and Sookey cackle at the family jokes and know enough to wait until after Big Daddy's fit of pique over Big Mama's "horsin" around to bring in the birthday cake and champagne

Maggie the Cat

See Maggie Pollitt

Big Daddy Pollitt

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