The Best Once Upon a Time Characters TV Characters
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The Best Once Upon a Time Characters

List Criteria: Do not split Fairy Tale and Storybrooke identities. Please do not re-add characters already listed.

The best Once Upon a Time characters are those who, week after week, capture our imaginations and intrigue us as we watch this great show on ABC. This is a show filled with rich characters that you love - or love to hate. Who is your favorite character on Once Upon a Time? Vote them up, and vote down any OUAT characters you just don't like, for whatever reason. You can also rerank this list of characters in any order you want.

Since its debut in October of 2011, ABC's Once Upon a Time has consistently ranked among the best TV shows currently on the air, thanks in large part to this drama's outstanding cast list. From Jennifer Morrison's Emma Swan and Ginnifer Goodwin's Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard to Robert Carlyle's Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold and Lana Parrilla's The Evil Queen/Regina Mills, these characters are memorable, maddening (at times) and certainly worthy of a spot on this list.

If you love Once Upon a Time, you might also want to check out and vote on this list of which Storybrooke character should appear on the show next. And, if you believe Once Upon a Time is one of the best shows ever, consider voting for it on this list of the best current dramatic TV shows.
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    most listed
    The Evil Queen/Regina Mills

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    the people's #1
    Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold

    98
  3. 3
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    Captain Hook/Killian Jones

    92
  4. 4
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    Red Riding Hood/Ruby

    90
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    Emma Swan

    85
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    Mad Hatter/Jefferson

    82
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    82
  8. 8
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    Dreamy/Grumpy/Leroy

    77
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    Pinocchio/August Wayne Booth

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    Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard

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    The Huntsman/Sheriff Graham Humbert

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  12. 12
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    Jiminy Cricket/Archie Hopper

    62
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    James - Prince Charming/David Nolan

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    Princess Aurora

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    Geppetto/Marco

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    Peter Pan

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    Nova/Sister Astrid

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    Baelfire

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    Neal Cassidy

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    Henry

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    Mulan

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    The Giant

    49
  23. 23
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    Cora

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    Widow Lucas/Granny

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    Dr. Victor Frankenstein/Dr. Whale

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    Blue Fairy/Mother Superior

    42
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    Henry/Regina's Father

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    Danie the Stable Boy/Frankenstein's Monster

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    Maleficent/TheDragon

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    Grace/Paige

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    Cinderella/Ashley Boyd

    36
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    Gretel/Ava Zimmer

    36
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    Ruth/James' Mother

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    Prince Phillip

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    Sir Lancelot

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    William Smee

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    new! Tinkerbell

    33
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    Genie/Magic Mirror/Sidney Glass

    33
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    Stealthy

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    Sneezy/Tom Clark

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    The Blind Witch/Miss Ginger

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    Peter

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    Doc

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    Princess Abigail/Kathryn Nolan

    29
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    The Woodcutter/Michael Tillman

    28
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    Hansel/Nicholas Zimmer

    27
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    Prince Thomas/Sean Herman

    27
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    Dopey

    27
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    Frederick/Jim

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    Milah

    27
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