Anne Shirley is the orphan taken in by Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, the daughter of Walter and Bertha Shirley, and a bosom friend of Diana Barry.



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Diana BarryEdit

Gilbert BlytheEdit

Marilla CuthbertEdit

Matthew CuthbertEdit

Behind the scenesEdit



  • The official Anne of Green Gables website describes Anne as, Anne is honest, outspoken and has a wild imagination. She enjoys dramatic stories and is a budding writer. She is sensitive about her red hair and can sometimes lose her temper if teased about it! Anne is also smart, proud and competitive. Her feisty spirit charms those around her. Although she gets frustrated about always attracting trouble, she nevertheless picks herself up and tries again. Her optimism often turns a difficult situation into something special. In her heart, Anne yearns for a family and home to call her own.[1]


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See alsoEdit

Major characters
Mrs. Allan · Pastor Allan · Jane Andrews · Diana Barry · Mrs. Barry · Gilbert Blythe · Marilla Cuthbert · Matthew Cuthbert
Ruby Gillis · Rachel Lynde · Muriel · Mr. Phillips · Josie Pye · Anne Shirley · Muriel Stacy
Minor characters
Mr. Abbey · Minnie Andrews · Prissy Andrews · Josephine Barry · Minnie May Barry · Mrs. Beatty · John Blythe
Mrs. Carlyle · Examiner · Mary Jo · Lily · Oculist · Mrs. Periwinkle · Mr. Sadler · Maude Sherratt · Charlie Sloan
Dr. Spencer · Moody Spurgeon · Stationmaster · University President · Mr. Williston · Young Girl