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The Best (And Worst) Characters On '13 Reasons Why'

Updated July 13, 2020 7.3k votes 538 voters 1.6k views21 items

List RulesVote up all your favorite '13 Reasons Why' characters.

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.

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    Justin Foley

    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 - 4

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    49
    They a great character?
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    Tony Padilla

    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 - 4

    398
    82
    They a great character?
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    Charlie St. George

    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 4

    269
    43
    They a great character?
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    Tyler Down

    The truth is everyone's still hurting, some more than others.

    Played by: Devin Druid

    Appears in: Seasons 1 - 4

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    77
    They a great character?