Entertainment The Best Cheers Characters of All Time  

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

List of the best Cheers characters, with pictures and character bios when available. With such a great cast of characters, it's tough to say who the greatest really is without everybody weighing in on the discussion. Vote for your favorite Cheers characters and help make this list the ultimate source for who the best characters of the show are. Cheers roles from every season are included, along with the names of the actors who play them.

This list contains items like Frasier Crane and Sam Malone. You can click each image for a larger picture of the character, and in some cases you can click the character's name for a more detailed description.Who is the fan favorite character of Cheers? Help decide the answer by voting on the list below.

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301 96
Coach Ernie Pantusso is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Nicholas Colasanto

2
293 98
Norm Peterson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
George Wendt

3
227 64
Woody Boyd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Woody Harrelson

4
266 86
Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Ted Danson

5
294 111
Frasier Crane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Kelsey Grammer

6
246 96
Cliff Clavin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
John Ratzenberger

7
175 87
Lilith Sternin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Bebe Neuwirth

8
148 97
Carla Tortelli is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Rhea Perlman

9
111 80
Harry the Hat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Harry Anderson

10
184 157
Diane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Shelley Long

11
81 67
Al is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Al Rosen

12
96 94
Rebecca Howe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Kirstie Alley

13
58 78
Nick Tortelli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Dan Hedaya

14
44 57
Paul Krapence is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Paul Willson

15
40 57
Kelly Gaines is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Jackie Swanson

16
35 49
Paul Krapence is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Paul Lee Willson

17
24 37
Andy Andy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
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18
35 56
Eddie LeBec is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Carla Tortelli

19
39 63
John Allen Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Keene Curtis

20
31 50
Esther Clavin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Frances Sternhagen

21
25 40
Serafina Tortelli is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Leah Remini

22
40 66
Loretta Tortelli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Jean Kasem

23
0 0
Hester Crane is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
starwarssuperfan added Nancy Marchand, Rita Wilson

24
21 42
Father Barry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Eric Christmas

25
16 41
Phil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cheers Characters of All Time
Phil Philip Perlman