The captivating parts of any successful TV series are its characters who feel utterly believable. We want them to come alive and are the main reasons why we love any TV series. Even when they are gone, we love to see them in the re-runs. Some of the most marvellous characters that we all love include:
1. Sheldon Lee Cooper Portrayed by:
Jim Parson Series:
The Big Bang Theory Sheldon Lee Cooper is an arrogant, nerd genius who totally lacks any social skills. He is witty, unsuspicious about love and is obsessed with rules and norms.
2. Francis Joseph “Frank” Underwood Portrayed by:
Kevin Spacey Series:
House of Cards His devious accent, his craving for power and his incredible monologues run chills down our spines.
3. Hannibal Lecter Portrayed by:
Mads Mikkelsen Series:
Hannibal Dr. Lecter is a brilliant forensic psychiatrist. He is also a serial killer and a cannibal, preparing the meat of his victims into tasty dishes for himself and serving them to unsuspecting guests. Although being a murderer and a cannibal, his gentlemanly skills and astonishing intellect makes us adore him.
4. Barney Stinson Portrayed by:
Neil Patrick Harris Series:
How I met Your Mother Barney Stinson is Ted’s wingman, a Casanova, a magician and most importantly, he’s awesome. His unique personality is a source of humour and amazement.
5. Charles Francis “Charlie” Harper Portrayed by
: Carlos Irwin Estevez (Charlie Sheen) Series
: Two and a Half men He drinks and sleeps with different women almost every day, and then wakes up the next morning ready to do it all over again. His carefree attitude and ingenious sarcasms makes us giggle.
6. Harvey Reginald Specter Portrayed by
: Gabriel S Macht Series
: Suits “The best closer in town”, he is quick witted and intelligent. His confident style and never losing attitude tells us why our appearance is as important as our talents.
7. Richard Edgar “Rick” Castle
: Nathan Fillion Series
: Castle The best-selling author of mystery novels, his childish attitude makes us chuckle. Also, He possesses a roguish charm that is irresistible to the ladies.
8. Joseph Francis “Joey” Tribbiani Jr. Portrayed by
: Matthew Steven “Matt” LeBlanc Series
: Friends He is a dim-witted actor who is constantly looking for work. A womanizer with a charming personality, he is addicted to eating. His naïve personality makes him hilarious to watch.
9. Walter “Walt” Hartwell White Sr. Portrayed by
: Bryan Cranston Series:
Breaking Bad Former chemist and a chemistry teacher, makes meth with ex-student to earn money. In desperation he lies, deceits and commits many crimes. You can’t help but love him.
10. Sherlock Holmes Portrayed by
: Benedict Cumberbatch Series
: Sherlock His excellent dialogue delivery and charming attitude is jaw dropping. He’s a ‘consultant’ detective who calls himself a ‘high functioning sociopath. He has no interest in emotions, nevertheless we all love him.
11. Michael J. Scofield Portrayed by
: Wentworth Miller Series
: Prison Break A structural engineer who puts everything on the stake to save his wrongly accused brother. His determination and planning makes us admire him.
12. Jon Snow Portrayed by
: Kit Harington Series
: Game of Thrones Jon, the bastard son of Lord Eddard Stark of Winterfell, is mature and perceptive beyond his age. His clear moral compass and a true sense of honour, makes him appealing.