Entertainment The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked  

Ranker TV
1.7k votes 269 voters 1.7k views 23 items

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. 

list ordered by
1
156 11
Lorne Malvo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Billy Bob Thornton
2
84 30
Hanzee Dent is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Mark Acheson, Zahn McClarnon
3
63 19
Mike Milligan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Janiel127 added Mike Milligan Bokeem Woodbine
4
89 36
Lester Nygaard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Martin Freeman
5
81 32
Lou Solverson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Patrick Wilson, Keith Carradine
6
58 17
Mr. Wrench is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Janiel127 added Mr. Wrench Russell Harvard
7
73 28
Nikki Swango is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
8
67 27
V. M. Varga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
David Thewlis
9
51 18
Hank Larsson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Ted Danson
10
49 21
Karl Weathers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Nick Offerman
11
57 28
Peggy Blumquist is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Kirsten Dunst
12
65 35
Molly Solverson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Allison Tolman
13
41 17
Dodd Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Janiel127 added Dodd Gerhardt Jeffrery Donovan
14
35 14
Bear Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Janiel127 added Bear Gerhardt Angus Sampson
15
43 21
Ed Blumquist is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Jesse Plemons
16
37 25
Ray Stussy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Ewan McGregor
17
41 31
Gloria Burgle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Carrie Coon
18
37 29
Floyd Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Jean Smart
19
30 23
Emmit Stussy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Ewan McGregor
20
23 18
Yuri Gurka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Goran Bogdan
21
24 30
Gus Grimly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
Colin Hanks
22
6 11
Meemo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
meriks29903 added Meemo
23
5 12
Meemo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo, Ranked
meriks29903 added Meemo