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So after your last Dirty Harry movie marathon, did you sit back for a moment and wonder what are the best Clint Eastwood characters of all time? Before you say Harry Callahan, consider your answer. He’s had so many different roles and characters over the years. Also, just because he played Dirty Harry multiple times, doesn’t necessarily mean that’s his best character. So to decide which characters played by Clint Eastwood were the best, let’s put it to a vote.

Aside from “Dirty” Harry Callahan, Eastwood also famously played the Man with No Name in Segio Leone’s iconic spaghetti westerns A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. A Fistful of Dollars was responsible for launching a whole genre and Eastwood’s iconic character is who fans think of when they think of westerns.

If you're wondering who is the best Clint Eastwood character or what are the top Clint Eastwood performances of all time, then this list will help you out. Vote up your favorite Clint Eastwood characters and performances. You can also make your own version of this greatest Clint Eastwood roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.

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Man with No Name The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Josey Wales The Outlaw Josey Wales

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Harry Callahan Dirty Harry

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William Munny Unforgiven

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The Stranger High Plains Drifter

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Walt Kowalski Gran Torino

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Preacher Pale Rider

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Marshal Jed Cooper Hang 'Em High

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Pvt. KellyKelly's Heroes Kelly's Heroes

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Hogan Two Mules for Sister Sara

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Frank Morris Escape from Alcatraz

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Philo Beddoe Every Which Way but Loose, Any Which Way You Can

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Sergeant Thomas Highway Heartbreak Ridge

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Rowdy Yates Rawhide

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Frankie Dunn Million Dollar Baby

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Joe Kidd Joe Kidd

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Frank Horrigan In the Line of Fire

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Ben Shockley The Gauntlet

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Frank Corvin Space Cowboys

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Schaffer Where Eagles Dare

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Dr. Jonathan Hemlock The Eiger Sanction

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Coogan Coogan's Bluff

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Dave Play Misty for Me

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John 'Thunderbolt' Doherty Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

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Mitchell Gant Firefox

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Wes Block Tightrope

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Nick Pulovski The Rookie

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Pardner Paint Your Wagon

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Red Stovall Honkytonk Man

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Tommy Nowak Pink Cadillac

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'Bronco' Billy McCoy Bronco Billy

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Gus Lobel Trouble with the Curve

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Luther Whitney Absolute Power

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Terry McCaleb Blood Work

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Chief Red Garnett A Perfect World

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Lieutenant Speer City Heat

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John McBurney The Beguiled

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Steve Everett True Crime

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Robert Kincaid The Bridges of Madison County

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John Wilson White Hunter^! Black Heart

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Keith Williams Ambush at Cimarron Pass

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Carlo The Witches

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Will Never Say Goodbye

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George Moseley LaFayette Escadrille

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Dave Carver Terror in the Aisles

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Tom Star in the Dust

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First Saxon Lady Godiva of Coventry

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Jonesey Francis in the Navy

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Lt. Jack Rice The First Traveling Saleslady