Best Fictional Fathers

The Top Ten

1 Atticus Finch Atticus Finch Atticus Finch is a fictional character in author Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning novel of 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird.
2 Arthur Weasley Arthur Weasley
3 Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks
4 Ned Flanders Ned Flanders

Homer is too much of a dunce to be considered a good father. But, Ned Flanders was a family man.

5 Mufasa Mufasa Mufasa is a major character in Disney's 1994 animated feature film, The Lion King. He is Simba's father, Sarabi's mate, Scar's older brother, and was King of the Pride Lands until his death.

Mufasa Cared For His Son Simba

I think Mufasa is a bit overrated, mostly because of how he is so trusting of Scar, even after not only threatened Mufasa, but also ate Zazu. Seriously...

6 Fred Flintstone Fred Flintstone Frederick "Fred" Flintstone, is the main character of the animated sitcom The Flintstones, which aired during prime-time on ABC during the original series' run from 1960 to 1966. Fred is the husband of Wilma Flintstone and father of Pebbles Flintstone.
7 Mr. Earnshaw

He adopts the orphan Heathcliff as his own son, along with Catherine & Hindley. Sadly, he doesn't live long enough to keep all his children in line.

8 Maes Hughes Maes Hughes Maes Hughes is a fictional character from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga series and its adaptations created by Hiromu Arakawa.
9 The Father From The Parable Of The Prodigal Son

After his rebel son returns home from squandering his money, he still throws a wild celebration for him, & even tries to get the other son to forgive his brother too.

10 Mike Brady

Raised his 3 sons after the death of his first wife, & then adopted Carole's 3 daughters upon getting married to her.

The Contenders

11 Jonathan Kent
12 Tevye

He loves his wife & daughters dearly, & is sad that he is poor so that he cannot provide for them.

13 Mr. Bennett

Like Tevye, he loves his wife & daughters really dearly, but, he will not force any of them to marry against their wills.

14 Flint (Mother 3)
15 Gord's Dad (Freddy Got Fingered)
16 Dickson (Xenoblade Chronicles)
17 Homer Simpson Homer Simpson Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.
18 Cliff Huxtable
19 Peter Griffin Peter Griffin Peter Griffin is the main protagonist and titular character of the American animated sitcom Family Guy.
20 Randy Marsh Randy Marsh
21 Marlin

He never gave up looking for Nemo.

22 Jor-El Jor-El
23 Mr. Benedict

He's a great, kind, smart man, and has three adopted daughters.

24 King Shahraman
25 Tenzin

He cares deeply for his family.

26 Darth Vader Darth Vader Darth Vader was the original dark lord for Star Wars. Darth Vader ruled with both fear and aggression. Originally Anakin Skywalker a young Jedi who was then seduced by the dark side of the force by Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious. Vader had his limbs cut off by his jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi leaving more.

This could be debated, since he tried to turn Luke to the dark side. But in the end, he sacrificed himself for a son he barely knew.

27 Rick Grimes Rick Grimes Richard "Rick" Grimes is a fictional character and the protagonist in the comic book series The Walking Dead and in the television series of the same name, portrayed by Andrew Lincoln.
28 Dunban (Xenoblade Chronicles)
29 Asgore (Undertale) Asgore (Undertale) Asgore Dreemurr is a boss monster and the king of the monsters in the 2015 RPG Undertale made by Toby Fox. Asgore is the portrayed main antagonist who plans to acquire seven human souls and use their power to break the barrier that seals the monsters underground . Aspects of his character are hinted more.
30 Vegeta Vegeta Vegeta is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.
31 Jack Fenton (Danny Phantom) Jack Fenton (Danny Phantom) Jack Fenton is a fictional character and is the father of Danny Phantom in the American animated series Danny Phantom created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon.
32 Taiyang Xiao Long Taiyang Xiao Long

Most supportive Fictional Dad I've seen in a long time.

33 Zeus (Hercules)
34 Danny Tanner Danny Tanner
35 Bob Duncan
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