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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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201 26
Don Draper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Jon Hamm

2
181 33
Roger Sterling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time

3
180 35
Joan Holloway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Christina Hendricks

4
183 40
Peggy Olson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Elisabeth Moss

5
129 49
Sally Draper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Kiernan Shipka

6
108 51
Lane Pryce is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Jared Harris

7
122 64
Pete Campbell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Vincent Kartheiser

8
118 61
Betty Draper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
January Jones

9
97 52
Bertram Cooper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Bertram Cooper Robert Morse

10
81 39
Stan Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Stan Rizzo Jay R. Ferguson

11
89 47
Salvatore Romano is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Salvatore Romano Bryan Batt

12
88 47
Rachel Katz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Rachel Katz Maggie Siff

13
97 55
Trudy Campbell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Trudy Campbell Alison Brie

14
92 52
Ken Cosgrove is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Ken Cosgrove Aaron Staton

15
81 53
Michael Ginsberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Michael Ginsberg Ben Feldman

16
69 42
Dawn Chambers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Dawn Chambers Teyonah Parris

17
88 62
Megan Draper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Megan Draper Jessica Paré

18
65 41
Faye Miller is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Faye Miller Cara Buono

19
59 52
Paul Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Paul Kinsey Michael Gladis

20
58 59
Henry Francis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Henry Francis Christopher Stanley

21
57 79
Harry Crane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Rich Sommer

22
44 63
Ted Chaough is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Ted Chaough Kevin Rahm

23
35 67
Jane Sterling is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Jane Sterling Peyton List

24
22 55
Francine Hanson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Francine Hanson Anne Dudek

25
21 67
Allison is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mad Men Characters of All Time
Allison Alexa Alemanni