Fictional Characters The Best Twin Peaks Characters  

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List Rules Characters who appeared in the series, not just in Fire Walk With Me. Upvote the characters you think are the greatest.

One of the creepiest shows on television, Twin Peaks was also a cult favorite TV show, and hardcore fans simply can't get enough. Filled with colorful characters (either real or supernatural), the world of Twin Peaks is certainly unique, and a little odd. Some of the best characters in TV history hailed from the town of Twin Peaks, and lovable oddballs like Dale Cooper, Andy Brennan, and fan favorite The Log Lady are still loved by fans to this day.

Who are the best characters from Twin Peaks? From Audrey Horne to Bob, each of the show's character had an important role to play over the course of the show. Creator David Lynch himself even appears on this list, as Agent Cooper's superior office, Gordon Cole. Other notable big names, like David Duchovny, showed up here and there, as Denise/Dennis Bryson. From main characters like Harry S. Truman and Ben Horne, to more minor characters, this list lets you rank your favorite Twin Peaks citizens.

Is your favorite resident of Twin Peaks missing from the list? Add him or her below to make this a truly comprehensive list of the greatest Twin Peaks characters. Who killed Laura Palmer? It was one of the characters below, but we won't spoil it for you. Just enjoy the list.

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428 11
Dale Cooper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Kyle MacLachlan

2
331 61
Audrey Horne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Sherilyn Fenn

3
234 55
Albert Rosenfield is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Miguel Ferrer

4
210 56
Gordon Cole is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
David Lynch

5
219 42
Deputy Hawk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Michael Horse

6
234 78
Leland Palmer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Ray Wise

7
239 76
Log Lady is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Catherine E. Coulson

8
190 60
Pete Martell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Jack Nance

9
218 72
Sheriff Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Michael Ontkean

10
177 58
Major Garland Briggs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Don S. Davis

11
203 79
Shelly Johnson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Mädchen Amick

12
197 54
The Man from Another Place is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
The Man from Another Place Michael J. Anderson

13
174 69
Deputy Andy Brennan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Harry Goaz

14
155 68
Dennis/Denise Bryson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Dennis/Denise Bryson David Duchovny

15
190 62
Bob is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Bob Frank Silva

16
183 76
Lucy Moran is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Kimmy Robertson

17
157 58
Norma Jennings is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Peggy Lipton

18
178 70
Laura Palmer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Sheryl Lee

19
129 56
Big Ed Hurley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Everett McGill

20
168 45
The Giant is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
The Giant Carel Struycken

21
138 81
Bobby Briggs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Dana Ashbrook

22
149 81
Ben Horne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Richard Beymer

23
116 69
Lawrence Jacoby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Russ Tamblyn

24
88 30
Waiter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
Damon Michael Weiser added Waiter

25
110 78
Jerry Horne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Twin Peaks Characters
David Patrick Kelly