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The Greatest Characters Played by Kevin Spacey, Ranked

This list contains information on the best characters played by Kevin Spacey ranked from best to worst by user votes. The top Kevin Spacey characters come in many forms. Some compelling Spacey roles personify intensity while other iconic Spacey characters are cool, calm, and collected. A few great Kevin Spacey characters are even downright evil.

Which Kevin Spacey roles are the best? Francis Underwood has to be near the top of the list. As the ever-scheming politician on the hit Netflix series House of Cards, Underwood will stop at nothing to land on top. Spacey has been nominated for several Primetime Emmy Awards for playing the role of President Underwood. Spacey won an Oscar for Best Actor for his 1999 American Beauty character Lester Burnham.

Spacey terrified and tormented those who he viewed as sinners as the deadly John Doe in Seven. Other great characters portrayed by Kevin Spacey include Verbal in The Usual Suspects and Buddy Ackerman in Swimming with Sharks.

Which Kevin Spacey character do you think is the best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and please add any great roles we may have missed.