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The Best How I Met Your Mother Characters

Updated October 30, 2018 23.0k votes 2.7k voters 16.8k views28 items

List RulesAll minor and major characters from How I Met Your Mother. Vote for your personal favorite characters from the show, regardless of how beloved they are by others.

 

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

This list of all How I Met Your Mother characters includes fan favorites like Barney Stinson and Robin Scherbatsky, but also funny side characters like Punchy, Brad Morris, and Stella Zinman. 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 How I Met Your Mother? Scroll down so you can find out once and for all.

 

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  • 1
    2,439
    307

    Barney Stinson

    Neil Patrick Harris
  • 2
    2,024
    352

    Marshall Eriksen

    Jason Segel
  • 3
    867
    299

    Ranjit Singh

    Marshall Manesh
  • 4
    1,392
    787

    Lily Aldrin

    Alyson Hannigan
  • 5
    671
    255

    James Stinson

    Wayne Brady
  • 6
    1,379
    781

    Robin Scherbatsky

    Cobie Smulders
  • 7
    1,412
    801

    Ted Mosby

    Josh Radnor
  • 8
    543
    311

    Nora

    Nazanin Boniadi
  • 9
    511
    319

    Quinn Garvey

    Becki Newton
  • 10
    600
    396

    Victoria

    Ashley Williams
  • 11
    494
    254

    Carl

    Joe Nieves
  • 12
    420
    284

    The Captain

    Kyle MacLachlan
  • 13
    418
    255

    Wendy the Waitress

    Charlene Amoia
  • 14
    358
    316

    Kevin Venkataraghavan

    Kal Penn
  • 15
    341
    317

    Ted's Daughter and Son

    Lyndsy Fonseca; David Henrie
  • 16
    320
    294

    Brad Morris

    Joe Manganiello
  • 17
    250
    258

    Jerome Whittaker

    John Lithgow
  • 18
    257
    300

    Mickey Aldrin

    Chris Elliott
  • 19
    277
    272

    Honey

    Katy Perry
  • 20
    234
    255

    Loretta Stinson

    Frances Conroy
  • 21
    166
    253

    Judy Eriksen

    Suzie Plakson
  • 22
    195
    441

    Stella Zinman

    Sarah Chalke
  • 23
    208
    240

    Abby

    Britney Spears
  • 24
    211
    251

    Punchy

    Chris Romano
  • 25
    213
    366

    Zoey Pierson

    Jennifer Morrison