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The Best Characters On 'Roswell, New Mexico' 

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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.

Alex Manes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters On 'Roswell, New Mexico'
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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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Michael Guerin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters On 'Roswell, New Mexico'
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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

Occupation

Species: Alien

Powers: Telekinesis

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Max Evans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters On 'Roswell, New Mexico'
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You know, it's the science that scares us the most. We've always been terrified that if anyone found out, they'd put us in a lab and, I don't know cut us up, experiment.

Played by: Nathan Parsons

Occupation: Deputy Sheriff

Species: Alien

Powers: Manipulating electromagnetic energy 

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Liz Ortecho is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters On 'Roswell, New Mexico'
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Liz Ortecho

Something broke in me when I lost Rosa and I've been running ever since. But if I could solve this mystery, I might have a chance at feeling at home somewhere again.

Played by: Jeanine Mason

Occupation: Biomedical Researcher

Species: Human

Powers: none

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