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The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked 

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Updated October 15, 2019 1.1k votes 151 voters 1.4k views 35 items

These are the best characters on HBO's The Leftovers, ranked by viewers and fans. Ranked from best to worst, the list of The Leftovers characters also has the actor names and cast pictures. Who is the best character on The Leftovers?

Featuring Kevin (Justin Theroux), Laurie (Amy Brenneman), Matt (Christopher Eccleston), Nora (Carrie Coon), and Meg (Liv Tyler), the best Leftovers characters include memorable villains and fan favorites. Over three seasons, the HBO original series centers on a small community trying to cope with their lives after 140 million people suddenly vanished.

Vote up the best characters on The Leftovers. Feel free to also vote down the most annoying Leftovers characters or any underrated characters missing from this list.

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Kevin Garvey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Kevin Garvey, Jr. Justin Theroux
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Matt Jamison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Christopher Eccleston
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Nora Durst is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
fernandabras added Nora Durst Carrie Coon
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Patti Levin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Patti Levin Ann Dowd
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Laurie Garvey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Amy Brenneman
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Kevin Garvey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Kevin Garvey, Sr. Scott Glenn
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Tom Garvey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Tom Garvey Chris Zylka
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John Murphy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
John Murphy Kevin Carroll
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Erika Murphy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Erika Murphy Regina King
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Jill Garvey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Jill Garvey Margaret Qualley
11
Dean is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Dean Michael Gaston
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Aimee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Aimee Emily Meade
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Meg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Meg Abbott Liv Tyler
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Michael Murphy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Michael Murphy Jovan Adepo
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Grace Playford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Grace Playford Lindsay Duncan
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David Burton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
David Burton Bill Camp
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Henry Gilchrest, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Henry Gilchrest, Jr. Paterson Joseph
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Evangeline Murphy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Evangeline Murphy Jasmin Savoy Brown
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Isaac Rayney is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Isaac Rayney Darius McCrary
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Scott Frost is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Scott Frost Charlie Carver
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Don't Know is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Don't Know
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Mary Jamison is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Mary Jamison Janel Moloney
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Adam Frost is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Adam Frost Max Carver
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Christopher Sunday is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Christopher Sunday David Gulpilil
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Gladys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Gladys Marceline Hugot