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TV Characters Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?  

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

Need a list of all characters from The Big Bang Theory? With so many funny Big Bang characters, it's tough to say who the greatest really is without everybody weighing in on the discussion. That's why we're ranking the best Big Bang Therory characters of all time, from fan favorites like Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Raj (Kunal Koothrappali) to side characters like Bert and Leslie Winkle. Vote for your favorite Big Bang Theory characters and help make this list the ultimate source for who the best characters of the show are.

The Big Bang Theory character roles from every season are included, along with the names of the actors who play them. Is Leonard Hofstadter your favorite character? What about Howard Wolowitz or Penny? 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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Sheldon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Jim Parsons

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401 136
Howard Wolowitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
bonusnetworks added Simon Helberg

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478 183
Raj Koothrappali is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Kunal Nayyar

4
426 164
Penny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Kaley Cuoco

5
359 152
Leonard Hofstadter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Johnny Galecki

6
341 147
Amy Farrah Fowler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Mayim Bialik

7
318 140
Bernadette Rostenkowski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Melissa Rauch

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214 96
Mary Cooper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Laurie Metcalf

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186 109
Stuart Bloom is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Kevin Sussman

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181 109
Mrs. Wolowitz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Carol Ann Susi

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168 109
Wil Wheaton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Wil Wheaton Wil Wheaton

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125 79
Arthur Jeffries is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Arthur Jeffries

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147 104
Barry Kripke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
John Ross Bowie

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120 79
Zack Johnson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Zack Johnson Brian Thomas Smith

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116 105
Beverly Hofstadter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Christine Baranski

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86 75
Bert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Bert

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93 86
Dr. V. M. Koothrappali is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Brian George

18
101 108
Leslie Winkle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Sara Gilbert

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81 87
Emily is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Emily

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108 128
Priya Koothrappali is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Aarti Mann

21
79 91
Alex Jensen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Alex Jensen Margo Harshman

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68 79
Mrs. Janine Davis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Mrs. Janine Davis

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59 75
Mrs. Koothrappali is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Alice Amter

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52 65
Mike Rostenkowski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Mike Rostenkowski

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46 72
Captain Sweatpants is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Captain Sweatpants

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46 73
Dr. Eric Gablehauser is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Mark Harelik

27
44 73
Stephanie Barnett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?

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35 62
Althea is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Althea

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30 57
President Siebert is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
President Siebert

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53 99
Lucy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Lucy Kate Micucci

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32 69
Dimitri Rezinov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Dimitri Rezinov

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26 68
Dale is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Dale

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22 65
Mrs. Rostenkowski is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Mrs. Rostenkowski

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16 65
Cheryl is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Cheryl

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20 80
Todd Zarnecki is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Todd Zarnecki

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19 85
Kurt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Is The Best Big Bang Theory Character?
Kurt