As one of the most popular psychological thrillers on Netflix, the best characters on You aren't often who you might think they are. While Season 1 was set amidst the hustle and bustle of New York City, Season 2 opted for the sunny skies of California. Following lonely bookstore manager Joe Goldberg (played by Penn Badgley), You offers a chilling look into the mind of a deranged psychopath.
From enchanting love interests to naive interns and more, this list ranks all the most memorable main characters on You, as well as each cast member's real name. With quotes and details for each, be sure to vote up your favorite You characters from both seasons, regardless of whether they stuck around or not.
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There are terrifying people in the world. It’s important to be safe and that’s why I have to do what I’m going to do.
Played by: Penn Badgley
Occupation: Bookstore manager at Mooney's
Season: 1 and 2988They a memorable character?
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Yeah, you did some terrible things, but that’s what sensitive people do when they’re trapped in a bad relationship.
Played by: Victoria Pedretti
Occupation: Produce manager at Anavrin
Season: 27423They a memorable character?
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I’m sorry, Will. My sister’s a little upset, and she’s also a b**ch.
Played by: Jenna Ortega
Occupation: Intern for Henderson
Season: 26524They a memorable character?
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Did you just mansplain and patronize me in the same sentence?
Played by: Carmela Zumbado
Season: 26024They a memorable character?