netflix The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked  

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These are the best characters on Netflix's Stranger Things, ranked by viewers and fans. Ranked from best to worst, the list of Stranger Things characters also has the actor names and cast pictures. Who is the best character on Stranger Things?

Featuring Joyce (Winona Ryder), Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), Mike (Finn Wolfhard), and Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo), the best Stranger Things characters include fan favorites and more. Stranger Things season 2 is currently streaming on Netflix.

Vote up the best characters on Stranger Things. Feel free to also vote down the most annoying Stranger Things characters or any underrated characters missing from this list.

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1
665 188
Dustin Henderson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Dustin Henderson Gaten Matarazzo

2
608 172
Jim Hopper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Jim Hopper David Harbour

3
677 199
Steve Harrington is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Steve Harrington Joe Keery

4
578 161
Eleven is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Eleven Millie Bobby Brown

5
408 173
Bob Newby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Bob Newby Sean Astin

6
354 174
Joyce Byers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Joyce Byers Winona Ryder

7
392 203
Mike Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Mike Wheeler Finn Wolfhard

8
320 177
Will Byers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Will Byers Noah Schnapp

9
307 171
Lucas Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Lucas Sinclair Caleb McLaughlin

10
306 182
Nancy Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Nancy Wheeler Natalia Dyer

11
302 210
Jonathan Byers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Jonathan Byers Charlie Heaton

12
237 144
Scott Clarke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Scott Clarke Randall P. Havens

13
268 181
Max Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Max Sadie Sink

14
164 168
Benny Hammond is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Benny Hammond Chris Sullivan

15
136 162
Murray Bauman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Murray Bauman Brett Gelman

16
128 148
Dr. Sam Owens is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Owens Paul Reiser

17
152 211
Barbara Holland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
Barbara Holland Shannon Purser

18
17 20
Erica Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters on Stranger Things, Ranked
AmritBedi added Erica Sinclair