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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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1,441 405
James
James "Sawyer" Ford Josh Holloway

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1,386 281
Desmond Hume is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Desmond Hume Henry Ian Cusick

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1,302 451
John Locke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best LOST Characters
John Locke Terry O'Quinn

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1,114 313
Hugo
Hugo "Hurley" Reyes Jorge Garcia

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970 360
Sayid Jarrah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Sayid Jarrah Naveen Andrews

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1,005 395
Charlie Pace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Charlie Pace Dominic Monaghan

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990 424
Benjamin Linus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Benjamin Linus Michael Emerson

8
852 279
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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699 353
Sun-Hwa Kwon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Sun-Hwa Kwon Kim Yoon-jin

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754 365
Juliet Burke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Juliet Burke Elizabeth Mitchell

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840 514
Jack Shephard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Jack Shephard Matthew Fox

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658 292
Richard Alpert is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Richard Alpert Nestor Carbonell

13
785 310
Mr. Eko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Mr. Eko Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

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721 463
Kate Austen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Kate Austen Evangeline Lilly

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607 283
Daniel Faraday is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Daniel Faraday Jeremy Davies

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773 249
Vincent is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Vincent

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536 351
Claire Littleton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Claire Littleton Emilie de Ravin

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511 264
Miles Straume is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Miles Straume Ken Leung

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542 334
Boone Carlyle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Boone Carlyle Ian Somerhalder

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494 243
Frank Lapidus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Frank Lapidus Jeff Fahey

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455 230
Penelope Widmore is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Penelope Widmore Sonya Walger

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376 243
Rose Henderson Nadler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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377 306
Danielle Rousseau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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341 286
Libby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Libby Smith Cynthia Watros

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322 329
Jacob is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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305 417
Shannon Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Shannon Rutherford Maggie Grace

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286 289
Man in Black is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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338 402
Ana Lucia Cortez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Ana Lucia Cortez Michelle Rodriguez

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280 249
Pierre Chang is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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240 232
Bernard Nadler is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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199 318
Charlotte Lewis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Charlotte Lewis Rebecca Mader

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234 167
Smoke Monster is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Smoke Monster

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217 316
Christian Shephard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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232 249
Tom Friendly is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Tom Friendly Christian Borle

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218 289
Mikhail Bakunin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Mikhail Bakunin

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221 337
Walt Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Walt Lloyd Malcolm David Kelley

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220 448
Michael Dawson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Michael Dawson Harold Perrineau Jr.

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159 339
Charles Widmore is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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202 309
Ethan Rom is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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153 270
Eloise Hawking is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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130 295
Martin Keamy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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99 227
Captain Gault is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best LOST Characters

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83 200
Goodwin Stanhope is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best LOST Characters
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108 234
Matthew Abaddon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Matthew Abaddon Lance Reddick

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111 244
Naomi Dorrit is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Naomi Dorrit Marsha Thomason

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99 201
Ilana Verdansky is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Ilana Verdansky Zuleikha Robinson

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94 75
Yemi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Yemi Adetokumboh M'Cormack

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106 361
Nikki and Paulo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Nikki and Paulo Rodrigo Santoro

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89 63
Mr. Kwon is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Mr. Kwon John Shin

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79 67
Aaron Littleton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best LOST Characters
Aaron Littleton William Blanchette