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The Best Glee Characters of All Time 

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Updated June 28, 2019 36k votes 2.7k voters 11.1k views 57 items

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

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

This list below has a variety of characters, from Sue Sylvester to Rachel Berry. It certainly seems that Santana Lopez and Blaine Anderson are the most popular characters from Glee, but you can change the order of this list with your votes! 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 Glee? Scroll down so you can find out once and for all.

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Santana Lopez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Santana Lopez Naya Rivera
2
Brittany Pierce is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Heather Elizabeth Morris
3
Blaine Anderson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Blaine Anderson Darren Criss
4
Kurt Hummel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Chris Colfer
5
Sue Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Jane Lynch
6
Quinn Fabray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Dianna Agron
7
Mercedes Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Amber Riley
8
Burt Hummel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Mike O'Malley
9
Finn Hudson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Cory Monteith
10
Sam Evans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Chord Overstreet
11
Mike Chang is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Harry Shum, Jr.
12
Shannon Beiste is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Dot Jones
13
Jean Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Jean Sylvester Robin Trocki
14
Becky Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Becky Jackson Lauren Potter
15
Rachel Berry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Lea Michele
16
Noah Puckerman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Noah Puckerman Mark Salling
17
Holly Holliday is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Gwyneth Paltrow
18
Artie Abrams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Kevin Michael McHale
19
Tina Cohen-Chang is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Jenna Ushkowitz
20
Emma Pillsbury is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Jayma Mays
21
Jesse St. James is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Jonathan Groff
22
Carole Hudson-Hummel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Carole Hudson-Hummel Romy Rosemont
23
Marley Rose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Melissa Benoist
24
Rory Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Rory Flanagan Damian McGinty
25
Wade Unique Adams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Glee Characters of All Time
Wade Unique Adams Alex Newell