The Best of The WIRE Characters TV Characters

The Best of The WIRE Characters

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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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    + 83
    - 14

    Wendell Pierce

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    - 25

    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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  4. 4
    + 90
    - 18

    Clarke Peters

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    + 91
    - 20

    Dominic West

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  6. 6
    + 86
    - 19

    J. D. Williams

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  7. 7
    + 72
    - 13
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  8. 8
    + 88
    - 22

    Andre Royo

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  9. 9
    + 69
    - 16

    Wood Harris

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  10. 10
    + 67
    - 15
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  11. 11
    + 68
    - 16

    Robert F. Chew

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  12. 12
    + 55
    - 13

    Gbenga Akinnagbe

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  13. 13
    + 64
    - 19

    Slim Charles

  14. 14
    + 56
    - 15

    Hassan Johnson

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    + 49
    - 11

    Seth Gilliam

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  16. 16
    + 61
    - 19

    Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

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  17. 17
    + 55
    - 18

    Jim True-Frost

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  18. 18
    + 52
    - 17

    Tristan Wilds

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    + 49
    - 15
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  20. 20
    + 46
    - 13

    Jermaine Crawford

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  21. 21
    + 48
    - 15

    Lance Reddick

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  22. 22
    + 52
    - 22

    Felicia Pearson

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  23. 23
    + 57
    - 26

    Jamie Hector

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  24. 24
    + 41
    - 20

    Sonja Sohn

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    + 38
    - 19

    Aidan Gillen

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    + 37
    - 19

    Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

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    + 24
    - 13

    Corey Parker Robinson

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    + 33
    - 23

    John Doman

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    + 28
    - 22
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  30. 30
    + 32
    - 28

    Domenick Lombardozzi

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  31. 31
    + 24
    - 21
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    + 24
    - 26

    Michael Kostroff

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  33. 33
    + 17
    - 24

    Deirdre Lovejoy

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    + 16
    - 24

    Frankie Faison

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    + 18
    - 30

    Melvin Cheese Wagstaff

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