best characters The Best of The WIRE Characters  

david.steinsdoerfer
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One of the best shows ever to have been on TV, with possibly the strongest (and by far most diverse) cast of characters to ever be assembled.....let’s see who ranks where, CAST YOUR VOTE for your favorites and least favorites of this HBO hit series.
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Omar Little is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Omar Little Michael K. Williams

2
252 68
Bubbles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Bubbles Andre Royo

3
277 83
Stringer Bell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Stringer Bell Idris Elba - Found out he was British which to me was surprising with him having such a strong accent in real life. His character was so good adding a business aspect to the street life that usually isn’t portrayed in films or movies, ...

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241 65
Lester Freamon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Lester Freamon Clarke Peters

5
222 56
Bunk Moreland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Bunk Moreland Wendell Pierce

6
241 67
Bodie Broadus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Bodie Broadus J. D. Williams

7
237 67
Jimmy McNulty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Jimmy McNulty Dominic West

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187 46
Maj. Howard 'Bunny' Colvin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters

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190 55
Dennis
Dennis "Cutty" Wise Chad Coleman

10
192 57
Avon Barksdale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Avon Barksdale Wood Harris

11
184 53
Slim Charles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Slim Charles

12
176 51
Proposition Joe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Proposition Joe Robert F. Chew

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164 44
Wee-Bey Brice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Wee-Bey Brice Hassan Johnson

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173 52
D'Angelo Barksdale is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
D'Angelo Barksdale Lawrence Gilliard Jr.

The Best Things Cast Members of The Wire Have Done Since the Genius Show Ended

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154 51
Roland Pryzbylewski is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Roland Pryzbylewski Jim True-Frost

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140 46
Ellis Carver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Ellis Carver Seth Gilliam

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147 51
Chris Partlow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Chris Partlow Gbenga Akinnagbe

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148 52
Michael Lee is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Michael Lee Tristan Wilds

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139 48
Cedric Daniels is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Cedric Daniels Lance Reddick

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127 49
Duquan
Duquan "Dukie" Weems Jermaine Crawford

21
129 56
Kima Greggs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Kima Greggs Sonja Sohn

The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years

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144 72
Snoop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Snoop Felicia Pearson

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107 48
Randy Wagstaff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters

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135 80
Marlo Stanfield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Marlo Stanfield Jamie Hector

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83 42
Leander Sydnor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Leander Sydnor Corey Parker Robinson

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101 71
Clay Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Clay Davis Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

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93 67
Tommy Carcetti is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Tommy Carcetti Aidan Gillen

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85 71
William Rawls is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
William Rawls John Doman

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71 72
Namond Brice is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters

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71 73
Poot Carr is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters

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56 66
Rhonda Pearlman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Rhonda Pearlman Deirdre Lovejoy

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78 92
Herc is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Herc Domenick Lombardozzi

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56 87
Maurice Levy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Maurice Levy Michael Kostroff

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45 83
Melvin Cheese Wagstaff is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Melvin Cheese Wagstaff

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34 94
Ervin Burrell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best of The WIRE Characters
Ervin Burrell Frankie Faison