Total Nerd The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked  

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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.

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25 6
Misty Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Misty Knight Simone Missick

2
27 8
Luke Cage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Mike Colter

3
23 6
Cornell
Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes Mahershala Ali

4
26 10
Shades is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Shades Theo Rossi

5
20 5
John McIver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
John McIver Mustafa Shakir

6
17 6
Bobby Fish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Bobby Fish Ron Cephas Jones

7
21 11
Black Mariah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Alfre Woodard

8
17 8
Claire Temple is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Claire Temple Rosario Dawson

9
12 5
Sugar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Sugar Sean Ringgold

10
14 9
Tilda Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Tilda Johnson Gabrielle Dennis

11
10 7
Rafael Scarfe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Rafael Scarfe Frank Whaley

12
7 6
Alex is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Alex John Clarence Stewart

13
6 7
Connie Lin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Connie Lin Jade Wu

14
12 14
Willis Stryker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Willis Stryker Erik LaRay Harvey

15
7 9
Lonnie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Lonnie Wilson Darius Kaleb

16
6 8
Bailey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Bailey Justin Swain

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5 7
Zip is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Zip Jaiden Kaine

18
4 6
Dave Griffith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Dave Griffith Jeremiah Richard Craft

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3 5
Noah Burstein is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Noah Burstein Michael Kostroff

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3 5
Priscilla Ridley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Priscilla Ridley Karen Pittman

21
6 9
Candace Miller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Candace Miller Deborah Ayorinde

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3 6
Thembi Wallace is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Thembi Wallace Tijuana Ricks

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5 9
Domingo Colon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Domingo Colon Jacob Vargas

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1 6
Megan McLaren is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Megan McLaren Dawn-Lyen Gardner