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

    99
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    Captain Hook/Killian Jones

    92
  4. 4
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    Red Riding Hood/Ruby

    89
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    Emma Swan

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    Mad Hatter/Jefferson

    83
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    82
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    Dreamy/Grumpy/Leroy

    77
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    Pinocchio/August Wayne Booth

    74
  10. 10
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    Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard

    69
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    The Huntsman/Sheriff Graham Humbert

    66
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    Jiminy Cricket/Archie Hopper

    62
  13. 13
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    James - Prince Charming/David Nolan

    59
  14. 14
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    Princess Aurora

    57
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    Geppetto/Marco

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    Peter Pan

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    Nova/Sister Astrid

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    Neal Cassidy

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    Baelfire

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    Mulan

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    Henry

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    The Giant

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    Cora

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    Widow Lucas/Granny

    44
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    Dr. Victor Frankenstein/Dr. Whale

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    Blue Fairy/Mother Superior

    42
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    Danie the Stable Boy/Frankenstein's Monster

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    Henry/Regina's Father

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    Maleficent/TheDragon

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    Grace/Paige

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    Cinderella/Ashley Boyd

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    Gretel/Ava Zimmer

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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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    Tinkerbell

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    Stealthy

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    Genie/Magic Mirror/Sidney Glass

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    The Blind Witch/Miss Ginger

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    Sneezy/Tom Clark

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    Peter

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    Doc

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    Princess Abigail/Kathryn Nolan

    30
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    The Woodcutter/Michael Tillman

    28
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    Hansel/Nicholas Zimmer

    28
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    Dopey

    28
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    Frederick/Jim

    28
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    Milah

    27
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    Prince Thomas/Sean Herman

    27
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