Total Nerd The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked  

Ranker TV
395 votes 75 voters 24 items

These are the best characters on Netflix's original series Marvel's Luke Cage, ranked by viewers and fans. Ranked from best to worst, the list of Luke Cage characters also has the actor names and cast pictures. Who is the best character on Luke Cage?

Featuring Luke Cage (Mike Colter), Cottonmouth (Mahershala Ali), Shades (Theo Rossi), and Misty Knight (Simone Missick), the best Luke Cage characters include memorable villains, fan favorites, and famous cameos. Luke Cage season 2 is set to premiere in 2018. 

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

1
25 6
Luke Cage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Luke Cage Mike Colter

2
20 6
Misty Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Misty Knight Simone Missick

3
20 6
Cornell
Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes Mahershala Ali

4
21 9
Shades is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Shades Theo Rossi

5
15 5
John McIver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
John McIver Mustafa Shakir

6
18 9
Black Mariah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Mariah Dillard Alfre Woodard

7
12 5
Bobby Fish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Bobby Fish Ron Cephas Jones

8
15 8
Claire Temple is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Claire Temple Rosario Dawson

9
9 4
Sugar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Sugar Sean Ringgold

10
11 9
Tilda Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Tilda Johnson Gabrielle Dennis

11
8 7
Rafael Scarfe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Rafael Scarfe Frank Whaley

12
6 5
Alex is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Alex John Clarence Stewart

13
12 13
Willis Stryker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Willis Stryker Erik LaRay Harvey

14
7 8
Lonnie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Lonnie Wilson Darius Kaleb

Everyone Relax, We Summarized All The Netflix Marvel Shows So You Can Skip Right To The Defenders ...

15
6 7
Candace Miller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Candace Miller Deborah Ayorinde

16
5 6
Connie Lin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Connie Lin Jade Wu

17
5 6
Zip is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Zip Jaiden Kaine

18
3 4
Noah Burstein is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Noah Burstein Michael Kostroff

19
3 5
Thembi Wallace is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Thembi Wallace Tijuana Ricks

20
3 5
Dave Griffith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Dave Griffith Jeremiah Richard Craft

21
2 4
Priscilla Ridley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Priscilla Ridley Karen Pittman

22
5 8
Bailey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Bailey Justin Swain

23
5 8
Domingo Colon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Domingo Colon Jacob Vargas

24
1 5
Megan McLaren is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Megan McLaren Dawn-Lyen Gardner