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The best characters on Lost, one of the most popular sci-fi series of all time. The premiere of Lost - one of the all-time greatest TV pilots - featured a spectacular plane crash onto a beach of an island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Within the first two hours of the episode, fans were introduced to complicated characters, violent out-of-place polar bears, and a mysterious beacon sending out a distress call in French.

With millions of loyal fans, the show went on for six seasons, marking it as one of the top cult TV shows. This list includes all of the major characters from Lost, from the initial survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 to the members of the Dharma Initiative, as well as many of the family members and villains viewers met along the way. And yes, Vincent, too. Vote up your favorite Lost characters to move them up the list so all will know they are the top lost characters, or press rerank to create your own order.

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James
James "Sawyer" Ford Josh Holloway

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1,824 360
Desmond Hume is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Desmond Hume Henry Ian Cusick

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John Locke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best LOST Characters
John Locke Terry O'Quinn

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1,463 406
Hugo
Hugo "Hurley" Reyes Jorge Garcia

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1,265 455
Sayid Jarrah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Sayid Jarrah Naveen Andrews

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Benjamin Linus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Benjamin Linus Michael Emerson

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1,285 520
Charlie Pace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Charlie Pace Dominic Monaghan

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Jin-Soo Kwon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Jin-Soo Kwon Daniel Dae Kim

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1,093 650
Jack Shephard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Jack Shephard Matthew Fox

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Richard Alpert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Richard Alpert Nestor Carbonell

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Juliet Burke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Juliet Burke Elizabeth Mitchell

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879 461
Sun-Hwa Kwon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Sun-Hwa Kwon Kim Yoon-jin

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1,001 379
Mr. Eko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Mr. Eko Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

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Kate Austen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Kate Austen Evangeline Lilly

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Daniel Faraday is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Daniel Faraday Jeremy Davies

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Vincent is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Vincent

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Miles Straume is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Miles Straume Ken Leung

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631 297
Frank Lapidus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Frank Lapidus Jeff Fahey

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Boone Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Boone Carlyle Ian Somerhalder

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Claire Littleton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Claire Littleton Emilie de Ravin

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Penelope Widmore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Penelope Widmore Sonya Walger

The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever

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Rose Henderson Nadler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Danielle Rousseau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Libby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Libby Smith Cynthia Watros

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Jacob is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Man in Black is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Shannon Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Shannon Rutherford Maggie Grace

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Ana Lucia Cortez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Ana Lucia Cortez Michelle Rodriguez

Here's How Much The Cast Of 'Lost' Aged Throughout The Series

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Bernard Nadler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Pierre Chang is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Charlotte Lewis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Charlotte Lewis Rebecca Mader

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Smoke Monster is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Smoke Monster

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Tom Friendly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Tom Friendly Christian Borle

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Christian Shephard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Mikhail Bakunin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Mikhail Bakunin

The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Walt Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Walt Lloyd Malcolm David Kelley

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Michael Dawson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Michael Dawson Harold Perrineau Jr.

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Charles Widmore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Ethan Rom is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Alex Rousseau is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Stephen Sandusky added Alex Rousseau Tania Raymode

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Eloise Hawking is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Martin Keamy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best LOST Characters

The Best Lost Episodes of All Time

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Captain Gault is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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Mr. Kwon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Mr. Kwon John Shin

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Yemi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Yemi Adetokumboh M'Cormack

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Goodwin Stanhope is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best LOST Characters
IrinaGinger79 added Goodwin Stanhope Brett Cullen

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Naomi Dorrit is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Naomi Dorrit Marsha Thomason

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Matthew Abaddon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Matthew Abaddon Lance Reddick

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Aaron Littleton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Aaron Littleton William Blanchette

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Helen Norwood is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Helen Norwood Katey Sagal