Hbo Shows 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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743 227
Tyrion Lannister is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
2
521 304
Tony Soprano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Sopranos
3
540 259
Jon Snow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
4
538 257
Arya Stark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
5
379 202
Jaime Lannister is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
6
481 285
Daenerys Targaryen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
7
406 211
Omar Little is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Wire
8
472 193
Rust Cohle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
True Detective
9
283 97
Eddard Stark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
10
288 225
Cersei Lannister is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
11
223 207
Christopher Moltisanti is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Sopranos
12
238 176
Jimmy McNulty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Wire
13
234 225
Nucky Thompson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Boardwalk Empire
14
241 165
Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Deadwood
15
138 33
Sandor Clegane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Game of Thrones
16
198 175
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Curb Your Enthusiasm
17
134 41
Bronn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Game of Thrones
18
244 158
Stringer Bell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Wire
19
76 35
Paulie "Walnuts" Gua... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Paulie "Walnuts" Gualtieri
20
158 97
Tywin Lannister is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
21
188 154
Petyr Baelish is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
22
157 129
Vernon Schillinger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
23
156 78
Robb Stark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Game of Thrones
24
110 38
Brienne of Tarth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Game of Thrones
25
195 177
Silvio Dante is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Characters on HBO Shows
The Sopranos