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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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1,724 474
James
James "Sawyer" Ford Josh Holloway

2
1,646 322
Desmond Hume is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Desmond Hume Henry Ian Cusick

3
1,525 529
John Locke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best LOST Characters
John Locke Terry O'Quinn

4
1,330 360
Hugo
Hugo "Hurley" Reyes Jorge Garcia

5
1,135 419
Sayid Jarrah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Sayid Jarrah Naveen Andrews

6
1,155 499
Benjamin Linus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Benjamin Linus Michael Emerson

7
1,176 464
Charlie Pace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Charlie Pace Dominic Monaghan

8
992 319
Jin-Soo Kwon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Jin-Soo Kwon Daniel Dae Kim

9
808 413
Sun-Hwa Kwon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Sun-Hwa Kwon Kim Yoon-jin

10
765 353
Richard Alpert is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Richard Alpert Nestor Carbonell

11
884 434
Juliet Burke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Juliet Burke Elizabeth Mitchell

12
987 593
Jack Shephard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Jack Shephard Matthew Fox

13
911 350
Mr. Eko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Mr. Eko Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

14
830 541
Kate Austen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Kate Austen Evangeline Lilly

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709 324
Daniel Faraday is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Daniel Faraday Jeremy Davies

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873 288
Vincent is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Vincent

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600 312
Miles Straume is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Miles Straume Ken Leung

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611 423
Claire Littleton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Claire Littleton Emilie de Ravin

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631 388
Boone Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Boone Carlyle Ian Somerhalder

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565 278
Frank Lapidus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Frank Lapidus Jeff Fahey

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514 270
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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443 279
Rose Henderson Nadler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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441 347
Danielle Rousseau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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393 329
Libby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Libby Smith Cynthia Watros

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366 388
Jacob is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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360 484
Shannon Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Shannon Rutherford Maggie Grace

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319 340
Man in Black is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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388 472
Ana Lucia Cortez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Ana Lucia Cortez Michelle Rodriguez

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288 262
Bernard Nadler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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314 290
Pierre Chang is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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221 378
Charlotte Lewis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Charlotte Lewis Rebecca Mader

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261 292
Tom Friendly is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Tom Friendly Christian Borle

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276 203
Smoke Monster is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Smoke Monster

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246 362
Christian Shephard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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242 342
Mikhail Bakunin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Mikhail Bakunin

8 TV Actors Who Turned Out Just Like Their Characters

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259 390
Walt Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Walt Lloyd Malcolm David Kelley

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251 524
Michael Dawson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Michael Dawson Harold Perrineau Jr.

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174 399
Charles Widmore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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223 364
Ethan Rom is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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165 324
Eloise Hawking is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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147 351
Martin Keamy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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118 261
Captain Gault is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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122 89
Mr. Kwon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Mr. Kwon John Shin

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126 106
Yemi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Yemi Adetokumboh M'Cormack

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94 244
Goodwin Stanhope is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best LOST Characters
IrinaGinger79 added Goodwin Stanhope Brett Cullen

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122 288
Naomi Dorrit is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Naomi Dorrit Marsha Thomason

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124 270
Matthew Abaddon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Matthew Abaddon Lance Reddick

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125 412
Nikki and Paulo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Nikki and Paulo Rodrigo Santoro

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107 88
Aaron Littleton is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Aaron Littleton William Blanchette

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113 240
Ilana Verdansky is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Ilana Verdansky Zuleikha Robinson