Greatest Shakespeare CharactersTheVerge04
The Top Ten
Hamlet's motives are undoubtedly what make him so complex. Is he mad, or simply pretending? Is he a hero or a villain? He has such a fascinating psychological backstory.
From the play "Othello, " Iago is by far the most complex and devious character Shakespeare put to paper. His actions (including deft manipulation) coupled with great depth of emotion catapult Iago to the top of the list. - TheVerge04
Iago is one of the best villains in Shakespeare. In the production I saw of Othello, he was Irish, which somehow made him even more entertaining to watch.
He's stupid he had a relationship with a 13 year old girl and commited suicide over her - Ihateschool
She was a bitch at the beginning but, she turned out to have more character than her stuck up sister near the end of the play. - Robobrain
Just a super fun character.
My donkey boyfriend
Is great and deserves to be on the top spot
She has one of the hardest rolls in Shakespeare plays. I am a boy, I tried to play her, IT... IS... HARDER... THAN... IT... LOOKS. - 2234
He I the one who had the idea to give Juliet the potion that made her appear dead so she could avoid the wedding with Paris.
His name is Friar Lawrence
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2. Hamlet (from Hamlet)
3. Lady MacBeth (from MacBeth)