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The Best Characters On Netflix's 'You'

Updated February 7, 2020 1.1k votes 126 voters15 items

List RulesMain characters from Season 1 and 2 only. No recurring characters.

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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    Joe Goldberg

    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 2

      They a memorable character?
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      Love Quinn

      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: 2

        They a memorable character?
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        Ellie Alves

        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: 2

          They a memorable character?
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          Delilah Alves

          Did you just mansplain and patronize me in the same sentence?

          Played by: Carmela Zumbado

          Occupation: Reporter

          Season: 2

            They a memorable character?