hbo shows The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked  

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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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Matt Jamison is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Matt Jamison Christopher Eccleston

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21 5
Kevin Garvey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Kevin Garvey, Jr. Justin Theroux

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Patti Levin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Patti Levin Ann Dowd

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Kevin Garvey, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Kevin Garvey, Sr. Scott Glenn

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Laurie Garvey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Laurie Garvey Amy Brenneman

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Tom Garvey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Tom Garvey Chris Zylka

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Dean is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Dean Michael Gaston

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9 6
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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Meg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Meg Abbott Liv Tyler

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Erika Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Erika Murphy Regina King

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Aimee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Aimee Emily Meade

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6 4
Michael Murphy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Michael Murphy Jovan Adepo

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9 8
Jill Garvey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Jill Garvey Margaret Qualley

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Gladys is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Gladys Marceline Hugot

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Mary Jamison is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Mary Jamison Janel Moloney

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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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4 3
Evangeline Murphy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Evangeline Murphy Jasmin Savoy Brown

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2 1
Mark Linn-Baker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Mark Linn-Baker Mark Linn-Baker

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Henry Gilchrest, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Henry Gilchrest, Jr. Paterson Joseph

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Christopher Sunday is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Christopher Sunday David Gulpilil

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Isaac Rayney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Isaac Rayney Darius McCrary

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Dr. Eden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Dr. Eden Katja Herbers

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Grace Playford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Grace Playford Lindsay Duncan

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Pillar Man is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Pillar Man Turk Pipkin

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Kevin Yarborough is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Kevin Yarborough Damien Garvey

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George Brevity is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
George Brevity Joel Murray

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Sam's Mother is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Sam's Mother Natalie Gold

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Adam Frost is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Adam Frost Max Carver

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Dr. Brian Goodheart is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Dr. Brian Goodheart Dominic Burgess

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Scott Frost is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Scott Frost Charlie Carver

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1 3
Doug Durst is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Doug Durst Sebastian Arcelus

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1 4
Detective Louis Vitello is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Characters on The Leftovers, Ranked
Detective Louis Vitello Wayne Duvall