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The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked 

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Updated June 19, 2019 698 votes 147 voters 1.1k views 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.

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Misty Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Misty Knight Simone Missick
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Luke Cage is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Mike Colter
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John McIver is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
John McIver Mustafa Shakir
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Shades is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Shades Theo Rossi
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Cornell "Cottonmout... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes Mahershala Ali
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Bobby Fish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Bobby Fish Ron Cephas Jones
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Claire Temple is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Claire Temple Rosario Dawson
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Black Mariah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Alfre Woodard
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Tilda Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Tilda Johnson Gabrielle Dennis
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Sugar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Sugar Sean Ringgold
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Rafael Scarfe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Rafael Scarfe Frank Whaley
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Willis Stryker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Willis Stryker Erik LaRay Harvey
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Priscilla Ridley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Priscilla Ridley Karen Pittman
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Lonnie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Lonnie Wilson Darius Kaleb
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Dave Griffith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Dave Griffith Jeremiah Richard Craft
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Connie Lin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Connie Lin Jade Wu
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Zip is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Zip Jaiden Kaine
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Alex is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Alex John Clarence Stewart
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Bailey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Bailey Justin Swain
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Noah Burstein is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Noah Burstein Michael Kostroff
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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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Domingo Colon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Domingo Colon Jacob Vargas
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Thembi Wallace is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Thembi Wallace Tijuana Ricks
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Megan McLaren is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Characters on Luke Cage, Ranked
Megan McLaren Dawn-Lyen Gardner