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The Best (and Worst) Characters On 'The Boys'

Updated October 28, 2020 17.2k votes 1.6k voters 11.5k views21 items

List RulesVote up your favorite characters from 'The Boys.'

Just because you should "never meet your heroes" doesn't mean you can't rank the best characters on Amazon's The Boys. With so many great characters to choose from (not all from the comics), we are going to determine the best characters on The Boys. This list has the supes alongside non-supe characters like Hughie, Billy Butcher, and Madelyn Stillwell, so you can vote on all the characters regardless if they have superpowers or not. Of course, all the members of The Seven are on the list including Starlight, Black Noir, and Translucent (which means semi-transparent, by the way). 

This list of The Boys characters is complete with their names, superpowers, and the actors and actresses that play them. With such a remarkable cast and excellent character development, it is difficult to say which is the best character on Amazon's The Boys but the good news is you don't have to pick just one. You may even find yourself missing these characters after you finish the series, so watch more shows like The BoysVote up all your favorite characters from The Boys and vote down any characters you don't like for whatever reason.

You might also like these list of the best episodes of The Boys and the best quotes from The Boys.

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    Frenchie

     Frenchie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best (and Worst) Characters On 'The Boys'
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    I know a little about a lot of things. I'm a gunrunner by trade, but, as you can see, I've developed a certain niche. 

    Superpowers: none

    • Actor: Tomer Kapon
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    Billy Butcher

    Billy Butcher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best (and Worst) Characters On 'The Boys'
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    See, people love that cozy feeling Supes give them... but if you knew half the sh*t they get up to... F*ckin' diabolical. But then, that's where I come in. To spank the b*stards when they get out of line.

    Superpowers: none

    • Actor: Karl Urban
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    Mother's Milk (Marvin)

    Mother's Milk (Marvin) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best (and Worst) Characters On 'The Boys'
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    If I'm gonna make a difference, I just feel more comfortable doing it on a smaller scale. I'm a motherf*cker with a heart. 

    Superpowers: none

    • Actor: Laz Alonso
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    The Female (Kimiko)

    The Female (Kimiko) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best (and Worst) Characters On 'The Boys'
    Photo: Amazon Studios

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    Superpowers: Super-Strength, Super-Agility, Super-Endurance, Regeneration

    • Actor: Karen Fukuhara
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