Old Deuteronomy is the lovable patriarch of the Jellicle Tribe, an old cat who has "lived many lives in succession." He is loved and respected by all the tribe, and even the human. Macavity kidnaps him during the musical, but Mistoffelees brings him back.

Ken Page as Old Deuteronomy


Old Deuteronomy is portrayed by Ken Page in the 1998 film, as well as the original Broadway production.