Best of The WIRE Characters TV Characters
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Best of The WIRE Characters

One of the best shows ever to have been on TV, with possibly the strongest (and by far most diverse) cast of characters to ever be assembled.....let’s see who ranks where, CAST YOUR VOTE for your favorites and least favorites of this HBO hit series.


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    Michael K. Williams

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  2. 2
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    Idris Elba Found out he was British which to me was surprising with him having such a strong accent in real life. His character was so good adding a business aspect to the street life that usually isn’t

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  3. 3
    + 60
    - 12

    Andre Royo

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  4. 4
    + 55
    - 12

    Clarke Peters

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  5. 5
    + 47
    - 8

    Wendell Pierce

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  6. 6
    + 51
    - 11

    J. D. Williams

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  7. 7
    + 43
    - 8

    Robert F. Chew

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  8. 8
    + 53
    - 15

    Dominic West

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    + 42
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  10. 10
    + 39
    - 7

    Chad Coleman

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  11. 11
    + 40
    - 9

    Wood Harris

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  12. 12
    + 34
    - 7

    Tristan Wilds

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  13. 13
    + 33
    - 8

    Gbenga Akinnagbe

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  14. 14
    + 38
    - 12

    Felicia Pearson

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    + 30
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  16. 16
    + 38
    - 14

    Slim Charles

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    + 29
    - 7

    Seth Gilliam

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    + 30
    - 8

    Jermaine Crawford

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  19. 19
    + 35
    - 12

    Jim True-Frost

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    + 28
    - 7

    Lance Reddick

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  21. 21
    + 36
    - 14

    Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

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  22. 22
    + 29
    - 9

    Hassan Johnson

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  23. 23
    + 37
    - 16

    Jamie Hector

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    + 23
    - 9

    Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

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  25. 25
    + 26
    - 12

    Sonja Sohn

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  26. 26
    + 24
    - 11

    Aidan Gillen

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  27. 27
    + 22
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    John Doman

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    + 19
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  29. 29
    + 21
    - 16

    Domenick Lombardozzi

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    + 15
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  31. 31
    + 13
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    Corey Parker Robinson

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  32. 32
    + 12
    - 11

    Deirdre Lovejoy

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  33. 33
    + 14
    - 14

    Michael Kostroff

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  34. 34
    + 10
    - 12

    Frankie Faison

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  35. 35
    + 12
    - 18

    Melvin Cheese Wagstaff

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