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The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked

Updated June 19, 2019 856 votes 151 voters 1.2k views24 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.

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  • 1
    55
    14

    Misty Knight

    Simone Missick
  • 2
    50
    10

    Luke Cage

    Mike Colter
  • 3
    46
    15

    Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes

    Mahershala Ali
  • 4
    44
    15

    John McIver

    Mustafa Shakir
  • 5
    31
    12

    Bobby Fish

    Ron Cephas Jones
  • 6
    30
    13

    Claire Temple

    Rosario Dawson
  • 7
    41
    37

    Shades

    Theo Rossi
  • 8
    26
    20

    Mariah Dillard

    Alfre Woodard
  • 9
    17
    11

    Priscilla Ridley

    Karen Pittman
  • 10
    18
    13

    Tilda Johnson

    Gabrielle Dennis
  • 11
    16
    11

    Sugar

    Sean Ringgold
  • 12
    16
    16

    Alex

    John Clarence Stewart
  • 13
    14
    13

    Zip

    Jaiden Kaine
  • 14
    14
    13

    Rafael Scarfe

    Frank Whaley
  • 15
    13
    13

    Connie Lin

    Jade Wu
  • 16
    14
    14

    Bailey

    Justin Swain
  • 17
    15
    16

    Candace Miller

    Deborah Ayorinde
  • 18
    9
    11

    Noah Burstein

    Michael Kostroff
  • 19
    15
    24

    Willis Stryker

    Erik LaRay Harvey
  • 20
    9
    15

    Lonnie Wilson

    Darius Kaleb
  • 21
    3
    7

    Megan McLaren

    Dawn-Lyen Gardner
  • 22
    4
    9

    Thembi Wallace

    Tijuana Ricks
  • 23
    5
    11

    Dave Griffith

    Jeremiah Richard Craft
  • 24
    5
    13

    Domingo Colon

    Jacob Vargas