Best Characters From The Office


The Top Ten

1 Michael Scott Michael Scott Michael Gary Scott is a fictional character on NBC's The Office, portrayed by Steve Carell and based on David Brent from the original British version of the program.

The greatest..the best...Michael scott

the goat

Dwight is awesome, but Michael Scott is the most loveable character in the entire series. The show lost it's spark after he left in my opinion.

Michael was the anchor of the show

2 Dwight Schrute Dwight Schrute

He's really funny

Dwight is arguably the funniest character in the office. His overreaction to everything mixed with his condescending responses and attitude as well as his rugged, farmer mentality make him a definite favorite in this show.

He is a majestic beauty that can be described in only four words:
Battlestar Galactica.

The only thing that kept the show up after Michael leaving is Dwight.

3 Jim Halpert Jim Halpert James Duncan Halpert is a fictional character in the U.S. version of the television sitcom The Office, portrayed by John Krasinski.

Jim is my favorite character because of his pranks and relationship with Pam

Love Michael. Jim is a solid second!

What a Legend

Just only the best!

4 Pam Beasly Pam Beasly

She is the best no question. I love her! - MetsGirl34

So chill, like-ably awkward and adorable. Typically, I'd vote Dwight or Michael, because they rule, but come on. Pam is a sweet heart and a very underrated character. Maybe not the best in the show, but definitely one of the bests. I loved her from episode one and still do, even if she wasn't handled too well near the end of the show.

Michael and Pam is a tie but I am gonna vote for her because she is not appreciated enough

Pam is amazing I love her. She smart kind funny and sometimes a little dorky

5 Creed Bratton Creed Bratton

The only character I would gravitate towards in that office. Man's obviously got history!

Comedy/Appearance ratio too high

"You were in the parking lot earlier, that's how I know you! "

There's just something... off... about this guy. Hands down the darkest--and ergo, funniest--character in this series.

"I want to set you up with my daughter. Oh, I'm engaged to pam. I thought you were gay. Then why would you want to set me up with your daughter? I don't know."

6 Andy Bernard Andy Bernard

Up until season 9 easily had the best character arc of the show.

Loved his character.
Very underrated.

I was trying to think of my favorite Office character before settling on Andy Bernard. They turned him into a complete jerk in season 9, but looking past that (and pretending that season 9 never happened in this case), he truly had one of the more heartwarming arcs. He started out as a bit of a jerk, but then became a new man, and a funnier man. He then turned into a very likeable character when he fell in love with Erin, which was one of the better The Office relationships. And, then when Michael left, he became a great boss. Then, after that, everything kind of fell apart, to be honest.

Andy is a reminder that you can always fast forward parts of a show

7 Kevin Malone Kevin Malone

I cannot go to prison, Oscar. I am not like you. have you not heard about it? you would definitely love prison.

"If someone gives you ten thousand to one on anything, You Take it, If John Mellenkamp ever wins an Oscar, I am going to be a very rich dude"
What a Dumbass
Definitely the one of the funniest Characters in this show - Dutch89

Best Dude Ever

"I will quit! With God as my witness, I will quit if this is not fixed! "

(crying about long walk to the office) XD

8 Erin Hannon Erin Hannon

"disposable cameras are fun, although they seem wasteful"

I LOVE ERIN! - MetsGirl34

I just love her. Period.

No. Move Erin out and Stanley up.

9 Stanley Hudson Stanley Hudson

His laugh is amazing - SharkWithAHat



"And the doctor said, if I can't find a new way to relate positively to my surroundings, I'm going to die"


These lines makes Stanley one of the best characters if the show. He may be bone idle and unenthusiastic, but he sure does give a good laugh whenever he speaks.

"Every day I wake up in a bed that's too small, drive my daughter to a school that's too expensive, and then go work at a job in which I get paid too little. But on pretzel day... well, I like pretzel day." (Possibly the best line on the office)

10 Darryl Philbin Darryl Philbin

Yeah Darryl is great. He may be one of the most "normal" characters in the show, but I think his dexterity and dry sense of humor really balance out the show.

Darryl is great, really deserves to be at least in the top ten.

Belongs to the top ten in my opinion. He perfectly represents that chill, mildly hoggish, slightly egoistic black dude.

The Contenders

11 Angela Martin Angela Martin

My favorite female character of all time. - Rogermansokdwdsadsdsd

Angela is actually so funny - I find myself dying of laughter every time she says a line. She is so extremely blunt with people, making her hilarious, and every sentence she says is exactly to the point and concise - she is SO funny.

I relate to her ha and her relationship with Dwight was the absolute best.

"There is poop raining from the ceiling! Poop! " Angela's sense of humor was different but it was one of the funniest. I loved seeing her relationship with Dwight

12 Kelly Kapoor Kelly Kapoor

Love her one liners

Loved her!

Why is she here?

She should be last she is the worst her voice is so annoying - CalebMusic

13 Ryan Howard Ryan Howard


Because Ryan started the fire.

Ryan is that premature acting, hasty, self-evident and conceited prick. lol

He slightly resembles BJ Novak, the guy who created the show. I wonder why

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14 Mose Schrute

My friend forced me to do this!

I loved when he was the valet for the garden party and floored the car into the cornfield

I like how Mose runs away after he gets caught.

The way he runs and never says much is hilarious. Also the one time he puts Angela in the trunk of his car is funny.

15 Oscar Martinez Oscar Martinez

Oscar is one of my favorite characters, and extremely underrated. I love his friendship with Kevin, his interactions, and his personality. I love that he is smart and I love his snarky remarks. While the character arc with the senator portrayed Oscar in a bad light, I still adore this character. Should be rated higher on this list

Oscar is a queen and a gay icon we stan.

I love oscar, he's great! He had to most wonderful friendship with angela at the end and I adored his sassy remarks throughout the series.

Intelligent, kind, funny, handsome and appears to be the hardest-working employee. He would be my friend I hope if I worked in that office ().

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16 Todd Packer


How does he have such great reviews? He is known for making the show terrible! That’s what he is supposed to do!

This dude Is hilarious

This guy goes all out with his little moments in the show. #GreatCharacter

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17 Holly Flax Holly Flax

Holly is awesome! - MetsGirl34

She's truly Michaels soul mate, even if she sometimes tries too hard to be like him, which isn't necessary and sometimes annoying. She seems a little insecure and strange sometimes.

Michael's wife and the best girl out of all the girls Michael's dated

18 David Wallace

After Dwight, Michael and Creed, it should be David.
Jim and Pam are funny because there's Dwight.
Oscar is noticeable because of Kevin.
I'd vote for Karen than Pam anytime.
Andy - awkward character
Erin - extremely dumb to watch.

The best - Memeswitjesus

He's neat - Galactic

Should be number one

19 Toby Flenderson

The best actor for this job. A great looser with such great dry humor

The Stranton Strangler - buster

I dunno I just liked him a lot.

The voice that calms me

20 Deangelo Vickers
21 Prison Mike

Prison Mike reminded me a little bit of Michael Scott. Anybody else?

Best Character by far. He really should've been in the finale.

"I never got caught neither"

The worst part about prison were the dementors

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22 Jan Levinson

I found the dinner party hilarious with Jan playing her issues off of the guests and Michael.

Shear genius - plays the straight laced boss brilliantly and then transforms the character into the sex crazed slightly insane dominatrix type partner, bet she had real fun playing the role

23 Karen Filippelli Karen Filippelli

Unpopular opinion: but I liked her and Jim more than jim and Pam

Better than Pam

Could have had a lot more impact and be sophisticated and interesting, but she mostly seems like just another person existing.

Very underused character unfortunately.

24 Nate

The most underrated character on the show. FYI, he doesn't have a hearing problem...

By far the most underrated character

Sensible, insecure and pretty weird dude.

"Daryl I will look so handsome for you."

25 Meredith Palmer

Take her higher, she deserve that though



How is Meredith 42nd? Her and Creed are the funniest!

26 Nellie Bertram

Nellie is hands down the funniest, her sass will cut a bitch

27 Hidetoshi Hasagawa
28 Cecilia Halpert
29 Bob Vance

Bob Vance, Vance Refrigeration

30 Finger Lakes Guy
31 Clark Duke
32 Philip Schrute

The new era

33 Hank Tate
34 The Scranton Strangler
35 Brian the Boom Guy
36 Roy Anderson

Roy sucks!

37 Jo Bennett
38 Val
39 Charles Miner

"No excuses guys, lets get on this." 2 seconds later. "Screw this, Soccer is life."

40 Philip Halpert
41 David Brent

Even though he has a 2 small cameos in season 7 we know a lot about him through The Office UK
he is a great character who should get more notice by the people who watch the US version - Dutch89

42 Phyllis Lapin

She is such a good character. - MetsGirl34

I wonder what people like about me? Probably my jugs

Definitely the most underrated character! You have to pay attention to her facial expressions!

She is probably the least appreciated character on the show. She is amazing.

43 Robert California

On Jah my favorite.

He reminds of Trump and seems like a psycho- or at least sociopath to me. He's very opposite of Michael, being very manipulative, serious and egoistic, knowing what he wants and how to get it. Examples of his manipulativeness: from the first moments he came in, everyone obeyed him almost like slaves and some were even scared of him, when he tries to reach out to Dwight, he fails because Dwight is a good manipulator and intelligent person himself, too.

The Lizard King.

He wired and has sone of the best quotes ever why are people like finger lakes guy higher

44 Pete Miller


The underrated and overlooked dude with some slightly hidden potentials it feels like.

45 Gabe Lewis

I like him. Feel he's underrated. Certainly not the best but deserves to be in top 20

Ugh annoying asf

I love him so much!

Although very awkward and Erin was obviously not the right match for him, he’s definitely underrated. He just tried to fit it with the office. I don't think he got as much credit as he should had when he had the hilarious sleepover with Dwight. Lovable and cute character.

46 Devon White

I love how Dwight brought him back at the end!

47 Josh Porter
48 Helene Beesly

Really funny and her dating story with Michael was Hilarious. Too underrated. Imagine if her and Michael ended up together

49 Tabatha

She camped out all night for the Sabre store opening! Show some love people!

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