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
Billy Bob Thornton

2
65 20
Lester Nygaard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Lester Nygaard Martin Freeman

3
55 18
Hanzee Dent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Hanzee Dent Mark Acheson, Zahn McClarnon

4
58 21
Lou Solverson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Lou Solverson Patrick Wilson, Keith Carradine

5
38 13
Mike Milligan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Janiel127 added Mike Milligan Bokeem Woodbine

6
45 19
V. M. Varga is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
V. M. Varga David Thewlis

7
45 20
Nikki Swango is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Nikki Swango Mary Elizabeth Winstead

8
33 11
Mr. Wrench is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Janiel127 added Mr. Wrench Russell Harvard

9
33 15
Ed Blumquist is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Ed Blumquist Jesse Plemons

10
37 19
Peggy Blumquist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Peggy Blumquist Kirsten Dunst

11
31 14
Hank Larsson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Hank Larsson Ted Danson

12
31 14
Karl Weathers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Karl Weathers Nick Offerman

13
45 27
Molly Solverson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Molly Solverson Allison Tolman

14
23 11
Dodd Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Janiel127 added Dodd Gerhardt Jeffrery Donovan

15
30 18
Ray Stussy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Ray Stussy Ewan McGregor

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23 13
Emmit Stussy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Emmit Stussy Ewan McGregor

17
20 11
Yuri Gurka is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Yuri Gurka Goran Bogdan

18
30 22
Floyd Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Floyd Gerhardt Jean Smart

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19 13
Bear Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Janiel127 added Bear Gerhardt Angus Sampson

20
31 26
Gloria Burgle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Gloria Burgle Carrie Coon

21
5 6
Meemo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
1525981403829 added Meemo

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19 22
Gus Grimly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Gus Grimly Colin Hanks

23
4 8
Meemo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
1525981403829 added Meemo