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List Rules Characters from original HBO series. Fictional characters only.

HBO has put out some of the most innovative and character-rich original series ever. These here, well they're the best HBO Original Series characters ever. HBO shows are character-rich in the sense that HBO actually has the means to let their characters be interesting, and flawed, and heroic, and shameful, and deadly, and helpful because they are a paid super DELUXE channel service thing and they don't have to worry about advertisers. That's showbiz, folks!

Anyway, thankfully HBO is HBO. Without it we wouldn't have Tony Soprano, or Tyrion Lannister. We wouldn't have Stringer Bell. Stringer Bell, you guys! You think Stringer Bell could be Stringer Bell on ABC? Don't think so.

These are the greatest HBO characters of all time. Vote for your favorites and see if they can claim the top spot!
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1
712 210
Tyrion Lannister is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

2
485 292
Tony Soprano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Sopranos

3
520 242
Jon Snow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

4
511 249
Arya Stark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

5
362 191
Jaime Lannister is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

6
466 272
Daenerys Targaryen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

7
387 206
Omar Little is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Wire

8
459 183
Rust Cohle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
True Detective

9
263 88
Eddard Stark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

10
271 214
Cersei Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

11
210 199
Christopher Moltisanti is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Sopranos

12
226 168
Jimmy McNulty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Wire

13
228 216
Nucky Thompson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Boardwalk Empire

14
228 162
Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Deadwood

15
120 31
Sandor Clegane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Game of Thrones

16
191 168
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Curb Your Enthusiasm

17
232 152
Stringer Bell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Wire

18
121 37
Bronn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Game of Thrones

19
65 30
Paulie "Walnuts" Gua... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Paulie "Walnuts" Gualtieri

20
153 123
Vernon Schillinger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows

21
178 145
Petyr Baelish is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

22
148 73
Robb Stark is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

23
188 172
Silvio Dante is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Sopranos

24
141 95
Tywin Lannister is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

25
123 163
Nate Fisher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
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