Which 2019 characters defined this year? Thanks to some of the best new movies, TV shows, and cultural events, there are some exciting new characters in pop culture. Many of the best characters of the year are from some of 2019's trending topics, while some exist in a small world of their own, getting their 15 minutes of fame. The best personalities of 2019 in modern culture aren't always your typical movie or TV show character. Some, like the Instagram Egg, launched into the stratosphere because of strategic marketing. Others, like the Fiji Water Girl, seemed to come out of the blue.
Which characters of 2019 made the biggest impact? What personalities ignited larger conversations in 2019? And which characters from this year were just plain fun? Vote up the 2019 characters that you feel are the most memorable.
As the lead character in The Mandalorian, Mando intrigues Star Wars fans with his visually impenetrable costume and warmed their hearts with his stewardship over "the Child."
After losing his way in Avengers: Endgame, Thor gave us a glimpse of what The Dude would be like as a superhero.
Already a divisive figure, Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips joined forces to push the Joker envelope even further.
Brie Larsen suited up as Captain Marvel and filled in a few questions about Nick Fury's past before reappearing in Avengers: Endgame.
The only thing that could be better than a movie revolving around the cutest Pokemon ever is to pair him with the sarcastic voice stylings of Ryan Reynolds.
Forky is a spork-and-pipe-cleaner toy made by Bonnie in Toy Story 4. Voiced by Tony Hale, Forky goes through an identity crisis, as he is convinced he is not a toy.
Playing as the titular Goose allows you to sow mischief in a sleepy English village and people can't get enough.
Shazam cast a spell on audiences world-wide.
Years after rumors raged that he was going to take over for Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man himself, Jake Gyllenhaal finally finds himself in a Spidey flick as the enigmatic Mysterio in the latest MCU entry.
Is he creepy? Endearing? Just plain weird? No matter the sentiment, his arrival during a Super Bowl commercial had people talking.
The latest personality laden droid to be introduced in the Star Wars universe via Jedi: Fallen Order.
Keanu Reeves voices the motorcycle daredevil action figure in Toy Story 4. "Let's Caboom!"
Regina King's character has taken over as the new face of Watchmen, reinvigorating fans of the original Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons's masterpiece.
A cautionary tale of trying new things while on Tik Tok.
Quick witted and a literal anti-hero, there are few characters 2019 that can compete with Billy's rough-around-the-edges charm.
Fans of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will recognize Hup as the spoon wielding Podling with big dreams of becoming a Paladin.
The Union Boss whose disappearance remains an unsolved mystery, got new life through Al Pacino's performance in The Irishman.
When the trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog film dropped, fans were horrified by the titular character's design. The backlash was so severe that the studio pushed back the release date to redesign him.
Transitioning from the pages of her manga to the silver screen garnered Alita a fan-base that is as dedicated as her resolve in the film.
Miles and his clone from Living with Yourself show how difficult living up to your true potential can be.
The creepy others from Jordan Peele's Us are sure to inspire lots of horrifying group costumes.
Almost no one refused when asked to go on a "trip" with Dani from Ari Aster's film Midsommar.