As one of the darkest teen dramas ever created, the best characters on 13 Reasons Why are sometimes tragic, sometimes reprehensible, but always relatable. While some characters you can’t help but root for, others are easy to hate.
The Netflix original series, which is loosely based on the 2007 novel of the same name, centers on Clay Jensen, a seemingly normal high school student who’s out to prove the circumstances surrounding his best friend’s death/passing. With a colorful cast ranging from benevolent figures to downright despicable high school students, the best characters on 13 Reasons Why aren’t always as innocent as they seem. Who’s your favorite 13 Reasons Why character?
Vote up the best characters on 13 Reasons Why, and vote down all the characters you think are the worst, and be sure to check out our list of more shows like 13 Reasons Why.
Charlie St. GeorgePhoto: Paramount, Netflix
No. I mean, I know. Listen... I'm sorry, man. And I think... I think you're awesome.
Played by: Tyler Barnhardt
Appears in: Seasons 3 and 421511They a great character?
Tony PadillaPhoto: Paramount, Netflix
Hannah got hurt. It happens. You never really know what's gonna hit how. You don't know someone else's life.
Played by: Christian Navarro
Appears in: Seasons 1 - 433957They a great character?
Bill StandallPhoto: Paramount, Netflix
You know, son, when I found you last year on the bathroom floor, I wished that bullet was in my head not yours. Do you understand?
Played by: Mark Pellegrino
Appears in: Seasons 1 - 420217They a great character?
Justin FoleyPhoto: Paramount, Netflix
I care more about Jessica than I do about Hannah, than I do about you, than I do about anybody else.
Played by: Brandon Flynn
Appears in: Seasons 1 - 424738They a great character?