fictional characters The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked  

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Given its as character driven as plot driven, there are many memorable Fargo characters on the popular FX series. All Fargo characters have unique personalities, motivations, and backstories. Even the villainous characters have a certain appeal to viewers. Who are the best Fargo characters? Vote below to help decide.  

The best characters on Fargo vary by season, as its an anthology series. The characters' unique personalities, spot-on accents, and unusual names all help them become fan favorites. In season one, you have characters like the Billy Bob Thornton's hit man persona Lorne Malvo and Allison Tomlin's dedicated cop Molly Solverson. In season two, some of the best people on Fargo include characters like Peggy and Ed Blumquist, Lou Solverson, and Hank Larsson. Finally, in season three, Fargo actors portray memorable characters like Emmit and Ray Stussy, Gloria Burgle, and Yuri Gurka. 

Out of all these characters, which one is truly the best? Browse this list of Fargo characters and vote up your favorites to help decide. 

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Lorne Malvo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Lorne Malvo Billy Bob Thornton

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Molly Solverson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Molly Solverson Allison Tolman

3
9 1
Lester Nygaard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Lester Nygaard Martin Freeman

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5 0
Hanzee Dent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Hanzee Dent Mark Acheson, Zahn McClarnon

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11 6
Gloria Burgle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Gloria Burgle Carrie Coon

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9 5
Lou Solverson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Lou Solverson Patrick Wilson, Keith Carradine

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5 1
Floyd Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Floyd Gerhardt Jean Smart

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4 0
Ed Blumquist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Ed Blumquist Jesse Plemons

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8 5
Nikki Swango is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Nikki Swango Mary Elizabeth Winstead

10
3 0
V. M. Varga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
V. M. Varga David Thewlis

11
3 1
Yuri Gurka is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Yuri Gurka Goran Bogdan

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3 1
Emmit Stussy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Emmit Stussy Ewan McGregor

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3 1
Hank Larsson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Hank Larsson Ted Danson

14
6 5
Ray Stussy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Ray Stussy Ewan McGregor

15
4 3
Gus Grimly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Gus Grimly Colin Hanks

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2 1
Karl Weathers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Karl Weathers Nick Offerman

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4 4
Peggy Blumquist is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Peggy Blumquist Kirsten Dunst