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The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked

Updated June 19, 2019 865 votes 154 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
    51
    10

    Luke Cage

    Mike Colter
  • 2
    56
    14

    Misty Knight

    Simone Missick
  • 3
    48
    15

    Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes

    Mahershala Ali
  • 4
    45
    15

    John McIver

    Mustafa Shakir
  • 5
    31
    12

    Bobby Fish

    Ron Cephas Jones
  • 6
    30
    13

    Claire Temple

    Rosario Dawson
  • 7
    42
    38

    Shades

    Theo Rossi
  • 8
    27
    22

    Mariah Dillard

    Alfre Woodard
  • 9
    17
    11

    Priscilla Ridley

    Karen Pittman
  • 10
    17
    13

    Tilda Johnson

    Gabrielle Dennis
  • 11
    16
    11

    Sugar

    Sean Ringgold
  • 12
    16
    16

    Alex

    John Clarence Stewart
  • 13
    14
    13

    Rafael Scarfe

    Frank Whaley
  • 14
    14
    13

    Zip

    Jaiden Kaine
  • 15
    13
    13

    Connie Lin

    Jade Wu
  • 16
    15
    16

    Candace Miller

    Deborah Ayorinde
  • 17
    14
    14

    Bailey

    Justin Swain
  • 18
    9
    11

    Noah Burstein

    Michael Kostroff
  • 19
    9
    14

    Lonnie Wilson

    Darius Kaleb
  • 20
    15
    25

    Willis Stryker

    Erik LaRay Harvey
  • 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