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Fairy Tales The Best Once Upon a Time Characters  

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List Rules Do not split Fairy Tale and Storybrooke identities. Please do not re-add characters already listed.

The best Once Upon a Time characters are those who, week after week, capture our imaginations and intrigue us as we watch this great show on ABC. This is a show filled with rich characters that you love - or love to hate. Who is your favorite character on Once Upon a Time? Vote them up, and vote down any OUAT characters you just don't like, for whatever reason. You can also rerank this list of characters in any order you want.

Since its debut in October of 2011, ABC's Once Upon a Time has consistently ranked among the best TV shows currently on the air, thanks in large part to this drama's outstanding cast list. From Jennifer Morrison's Emma Swan and Ginnifer Goodwin's Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard to Robert Carlyle's Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold and Lana Parrilla's The Evil Queen/Regina Mills, these characters are memorable, maddening (at times) and certainly worthy of a spot on this list.

If you love Once Upon a Time, you might also want to check out and vote on this list of which Storybrooke character should appear on the show next. And, if you believe Once Upon a Time is one of the best shows ever, consider voting for it on this list of the best current dramatic TV shows.
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1
3,801 979
The Evil Queen/Regina Mills is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
The Evil Queen/Regina Mills
2
3,182 1,323
Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Rumplestiltskin/Mr. Gold
3
2,943 1,147
Captain Hook/Killian Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Captain Hook/Killian Jones
4
2,454 1,191
Emma Swan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Once Upon a Time
5
2,057 995
Red Riding Hood/Ruby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Red Riding Hood/Ruby
6
2,138 1,056
Belle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
7
1,636 1,018
Mad Hatter/Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Mad Hatter/Jefferson
8
1,512 908
Pinocchio/August Wayne Booth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Pinocchio/August Wayne Booth
9
1,493 1,107
Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanc... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Snow White/Mary Margaret Blanchard
10
1,502 760
Henry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Henry
11
1,581 817
James - Prince Charming/David ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
James - Prince Charming/David Nolan
12
1,303 951
Dreamy/Grumpy/Leroy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Dreamy/Grumpy/Leroy
13
1,575 780
The Huntsman/Sheriff Graham Hu... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
The Huntsman/Sheriff Graham Humbert
14
1,270 883
Neal Cassidy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Once Upon a Time
15
1,407 850
Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
azzy_roth added The Adventures of Peter Pan
16
1,070 482
Zelena is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Tiara added Zelena
17
902 893
Jiminy Cricket/Archie Hopper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Jiminy Cricket/Archie Hopper
18
1,216 634
Mulan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Mulan
19
1,047 465
Tinkerbell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
dbat55443 added Tinkerbell
20
1,036 265
Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Robin Hood, When Things Were Rotten
21
834 537
Widow Lucas/Granny is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Widow Lucas/Granny
22
911 650
Maleficent/TheDragon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Maleficent/TheDragon
23
745 710
Geppetto/Marco is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
Geppetto/Marco
24
756 415
Anna is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
carmenr added Anna
25
642 441
Cruella de Vil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Once Upon a Time Characters
carmenr added Disney's House of Mouse