George Kirrin
George in the 1990s TV series, played by Jemima Rooper

Birth Name

Georgina Kirrin


11 (Five On A Treasure Island - Five Go Adventuring Again)
12 (Five Run Away Together onwards)




Fanny Kirrin (mother)
Quentin Kirrin (father)


Julian Barnard
Dick Barnard
Anne Barnard

First Appearance

Five On A Treasure Island

Last Appearance

Five Are Together Again

Georgina "George" Kirrin is a tomboy and one of the main characters in the Famous 5 Series. She and her cousins Julian, Dick and Anne usually go on an adventure. She likes to be called George because she wants to be a boy.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

George has short, curly brown hair and blue eyes. She is usually seen wearing boy's clothes chicken , such as a knitted pullover, without sleeves, and short trousers.

Personality and Traits[edit | edit source]

George is always a bit difficult towards those she does not know. Her mother says that she can be 'very rude and naughty'. Georgina is kind at heart and is also very truthful. She is loyal to her friends and Timothy. She will not answer to anyone who calls her Georgina and loves it when people mistake her for a boy. The local villagers call her 'Master George' as oppose to 'Miss Georgina'. George is headstrong and courageous. She has a very fiery temper just like her father. She can be very obnoxious at times. When Julian and Dick go to investigate something, leaving her alone with Anne,mother fun she hates this and will usually sneak out and follow them, leaving poor Anne alone. George owns Kirrin Island. She's a nice, spirited girl.

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