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The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), 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 (the TV Show), Ranked
Billy Bob Thornton
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Lester Nygaard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Martin Freeman
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Mike Milligan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Janiel127 added Mike Milligan Bokeem Woodbine
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Lou Solverson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Patrick Wilson, Keith Carradine
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Mr. Wrench is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Janiel127 added Mr. Wrench Russell Harvard
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Hanzee Dent is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Mark Acheson, Zahn McClarnon
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Nikki Swango is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
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V. M. Varga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
David Thewlis
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Hank Larsson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Ted Danson
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Karl Weathers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Nick Offerman
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Ed Blumquist is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Jesse Plemons
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Peggy Blumquist is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Kirsten Dunst
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Molly Solverson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Allison Tolman
14
Dodd Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Janiel127 added Dodd Gerhardt Jeffrery Donovan
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Bear Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Janiel127 added Bear Gerhardt Angus Sampson
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Ray Stussy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Ewan McGregor
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Gloria Burgle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Carrie Coon
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Floyd Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Jean Smart
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Emmit Stussy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Ewan McGregor
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Yuri Gurka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Goran Bogdan
21
Gus Grimly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
Colin Hanks
22
Meemo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters on Fargo (the TV Show), Ranked
meriks29903 added Meemo