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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    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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    J. D. Williams

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    Clarke Peters

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    Wendell Pierce

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    Dominic West

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    Andre Royo

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    Wood Harris

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    Robert F. Chew

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    Slim Charles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters

    Slim Charles

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    Hassan Johnson

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    Seth Gilliam

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    Gbenga Akinnagbe

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    Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

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    Tristan Wilds

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    Jim True-Frost

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    Jermaine Crawford

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    Lance Reddick

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    Jamie Hector

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    Felicia Pearson

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    Sonja Sohn

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    Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

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    Aidan Gillen

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    Corey Parker Robinson

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    John Doman

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    Domenick Lombardozzi

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    Deirdre Lovejoy

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    Michael Kostroff

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    Melvin Cheese Wagstaff is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters

    Melvin Cheese Wagstaff

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    Frankie Faison

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