TV Networks The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows  

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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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691 207
Tyrion Lannister is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

2
475 287
Tony Soprano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Sopranos

3
507 239
Jon Snow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

4
498 246
Arya Stark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

5
458 266
Daenerys Targaryen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

6
351 187
Jamie Lannister is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

7
378 201
Omar Little is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Wire

8
453 178
Rust Cohle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
True Detective

9
252 84
Eddard Stark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

10
262 210
Cersei Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

11
207 192
Christopher Moltisanti is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Sopranos

12
222 163
Jimmy McNulty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Wire

13
222 214
Nucky Thompson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Boardwalk Empire

14
220 160
Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Deadwood

15
184 166
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Curb Your Enthusiasm

16
110 30
Sandor Clegane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Game of Thrones

17
227 148
Stringer Bell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Wire

18
110 35
Bronn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Game of Thrones

19
59 25
Paulie "Walnuts" Gua... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Paulie "Walnuts" Gualtieri

20
148 120
Vernon Schillinger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows

21
171 140
Petyr Baelish is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

22
142 69
Robb Stark is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

23
186 167
Silvio Dante is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Sopranos

24
137 90
Tywin Lannister is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones

25
119 160
Nate Fisher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
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