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The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters  

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List of the best supporting characters on Arrested Development. Click here for the best Arrested Development characters. Guest stars, including Henry Winkler, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Ben Stiller, have helped make Arrested Development one of the most loved cult TV shows of all time. Cancelled after three seasons in 2006, the series returns on streaming giant Netflix with 15 brand-new episodes starring our favorite members of the Bluth clan. Arrested Development's long-awaited fourth season promises full episodes dedicated to each member of the Bluths.

Joining the Bluth family along the way are some of the most memorable recurring characters and guest stars on television, from Liza Minnelli's vertigo-suffering Lucille Austero (aka Lucille Two), to scheming, cross-eyed secretary Kitty Sanchez, to Carl Weathers -- playing himself. Other Arrested Development celebrity cameos include Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, Parks and Recreation's Amy Poehler, and TV star Scott Baio. Who are the best supporting characters on Arrested Development? Vote on the list below and see if your favorite Arrested Development recurring character goes to the top! Add any supporting characters to the list and see who other AD fans think is the best!

Remember, this is only the list of the best secondary characters on the show, not anyone from the main cast. Please don't include anyone who would be considered part of the main ensemble. 
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Barry Zuckerkorn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Henry Winkler
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Franklin Delano Bluth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Will Arnett
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The Narrator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
carlybobarly added Ron Howard
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The Literal Doctor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Ian Roberts
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Gene Parmesan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Martin Mull
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Phylidia Featherbottom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
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Bob Loblaw is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Scott Baio
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Kitty Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Judy Greer
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Oscar Bluth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Jeffrey Tambor
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Carl Weathers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Carl Weathers
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Lucille Austero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Lucille Austero Liza Minelli
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Hel-loh "Annyong" Bl... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
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J. Walter Weatherman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
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Ann Veal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Mae Whitman
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Steve Holt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Justin Grant Wade
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Larry Middleman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Bob Einstein
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Tony Wonder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Ben Stiller
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Wayne Jarvis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
John Michael Higgins
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T-Bone is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
carlybobarly added Patrice O'Neal
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Mr. Bananagrabber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
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White Power Bill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
David Reynolds
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Maggie Lizer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
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Lupe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
BW Gonzalez
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Stan Sitwell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Ed Begley, Jr
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Wife of Gob is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arrested Development Supporting Characters
Amy Poehler