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The Best Characters On 'Roswell, New Mexico'

The best characters on Roswell, New Mexico aren’t always who they seem. The CW teen drama centers on Liz Ortecho, a biomedical researcher who returns to her hometown only to realize some of her longtime friends are actually aliens trying to live a normal life.

The hit sci-fi series is based heavily on the original Roswell show in the late ‘90s and includes many of the same characters. From Max Evans, Roswell’s deputy sheriff who harbors a deep secret to Michael Guerin, Max’s best friend who also happens to be an alien drifter, this list of Roswell, New Mexico characters includes the main cast and a handful of beloved recurring characters. Who’s your favorite?

Vote up the best characters on Roswell, New Mexico to see which human and/or alien is the most popular.

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    Alex Manes

    I wanted to be the kind of person who won battles. It felt good. But now I-I look in the mirror, and I-I don't even see myself sometimes. I see my father. I'm still fighting his battles. Not mine.

    Played by: Tyler Blackburn 

    Occupation: Soldier

    Species: Human

    Powers: none

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    Kyle Valenti

    Look, um when my dad was dying, he was barely coherent toward the end there, but he'd repeat this crazy mantra: 'If you see the handprint, go to Manes.

    Played by: Michael Trevino

    Occupation: Surgeon

    Species: Human

    Powers: none

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    Isobel Evans-Bracken

    Everything I do is a cover-up. I don't know how to feel about my husband because I don't know how he feels about me. Because he doesn't know me because I don't know me, because everything I do is an act.

    Played by: Lily Cowles 

    Occupation: Event Planner

    Species: Alien

    Powers: Mental Manipulation, Telekinesis

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    All my life, the system has put me at the mercy of criminals. I'm just trying to survive it.

    Played by: Michael Vlamis


    Species: Alien

    Powers: Telekinesis

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