All Arthur Characters, Ranked Best to Worst

List Rules
All minor and major characters from Arthur. Vote for your personal favorite characters from the show, regardless of how beloved they are by others.

Who is the best Arthur character? Here's our full ranked Arthur characters list with photos and character bios when available. List contains all Arthur main character names and features lead Arthur roles. If you're looking for the most famous Arthur characters then you're in the right place. This Arthur main character list includes pictures of Arthur characters and features useful character information like the names of actors or actresses who play the characters. Arthur character roles from every season are included, along with the characters' gender, occupation and more.

This list includes characters from D.W Read to Nigel Ratburn.

This list answers the questions "what are the Arthur characters called?" and "who are all the characters in Arthur?"

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  • Arthur Read
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    321 VOTES

    Memorable Quotes:

    • They made me tell! They tickled me!
    • Sometimes I just can't figure Binky out. It's like he's two different people: Bully Binky and, uh... that other guy. I think I like the other guy best.
    • D.W. I'm trying to do my homework! And there's no such word as busalooey! If you don't stop, I'm gonna wreck that C.D.!!
    • Actor: Michael Yarmush, Justin Bradley, Mark Rendall, Cameron Ansell
  • Buster Baxter
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    360 VOTES

    Memorable Quotes:

    • I never thought about it before. But being an only child is nice.
    • I bet that's what they told the astronauts: "Oh, the moon's too hard. Why don't you just go to Seattle?"
    • I was scared of the dark too, but I was more scared of Binky Barnes.
    • Actor: Daniel Brochu
  • Binky Barnes
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    284 VOTES

    Memorable Quotes:

    • Can't breathe! Tell the nurse! I think I have plasma!
    • My dad said he'd buy me a computer when it snows in July.
    • I want to found a new club with no dumb hitting or stuff. And if anybody breaks that rule, I'll clobber them!
    • Actor: Bruce Dinsmore
  • Nigel Ratburn
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    241 VOTES

    Memorable Quotes:

    • Oh, are you having cake?
    • Imagine if someone made you feel bad for what you wore. We have no tolerance for that kind of behavior here. You must treat everyone with respect.
    • Actor: Arthur Holden