The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked

Over 700 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked

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
    371 votes
    Billy Bob Thornton
  • Lou Solverson
    259 votes
    Patrick Wilson, Keith Carradine
  • Mike Milligan
    262 votes

    Mike Milligan

    Bokeem Woodbine
  • Mr. Wrench
    211 votes

    Mr. Wrench

    Russell Harvard
  • Hanzee Dent
    257 votes
    Mark Acheson, Zahn McClarnon
  • Lester Nygaard
    286 votes
    Martin Freeman