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The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time 

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Updated June 28, 2019 5.2k votes 560 voters 6.5k views 27 items

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

List of the best Mad Men 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 Mad Men characters and help make this list the ultimate source for who the best characters of the show are. Mad Men character roles from every season are included, along with the names of the actors who play them.

List below includes Don Draper, Joan Holloway and more items. 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.

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Don Draper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Jon Hamm
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Roger Sterling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
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Joan Holloway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Christina Hendricks
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Peggy Olson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Elisabeth Moss
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Sally Draper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Kiernan Shipka
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Pete Campbell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Vincent Kartheiser
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Lane Pryce is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Jared Harris
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Betty Draper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
January Jones
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Trudy Campbell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Trudy Campbell Alison Brie
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Ken Cosgrove is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Ken Cosgrove Aaron Staton
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Bertram Cooper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Bertram Cooper Robert Morse
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Salvatore Romano is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Salvatore Romano Bryan Batt
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Rachel Katz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Rachel Katz Maggie Siff
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Stan Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Stan Rizzo Jay R. Ferguson
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Michael Ginsberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Michael Ginsberg Ben Feldman
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Megan Draper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Megan Draper Jessica Paré
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Dawn Chambers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Dawn Chambers Teyonah Parris
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Faye Miller is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Faye Miller Cara Buono
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Paul Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Paul Kinsey Michael Gladis
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Henry Francis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Henry Francis Christopher Stanley
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Harry Crane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Rich Sommer
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Ted Chaough is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Ted Chaough Kevin Rahm
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Jane Sterling is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Jane Sterling Peyton List
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Francine Hanson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Francine Hanson Anne Dudek
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Allison is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Allison Alexa Alemanni