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
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
“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
Portrayed by: Nathan Fillion
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
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
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.