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Othello character
Edwin Booth as Iago, c. 1870
Created byWilliam Shakespeare
Portrayed by

Iago (/iˈɑːɡ/) is a fictional character in Shakespeare's Othello. Iago is the play's main villain and Othello's standard-bearer.

He is the husband of Emilia. Iago hates Othello and creates a plan to destroy him by making him believe that his wife is having an affair with his lieutenant, Michael Cassio.

References[change | change source]

  1. Simonson, Robert (10 September 2001). "NEWS; Liev Schreiber Is Iago to David's Othello at Public Theater". Playbill. London, England: Playbill, Inc. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
  2. Klein, Alvin (July 1, 1990). "THEATER; Striking Performances Light Up 'Othello'". The New York Times. New York City. Retrieved June 23, 2010.