Top 10 Pretty Little Liars Characters

The Top Ten

1 Hanna Marin Hanna Marin Hanna Olivia Marin is a fictional character created by Sara Shepard for the Pretty Little Liars book series, and later developed for the Freeform television series adaptation by I.

Hanna is funny, cute and lightens up the mood with her jokes. She's also extremely protective of the ones she love like her mom, the other liars and Caleb. She's also intelligent, though she seems like the dumb blonde. In the finale of season 1, Hanna was the one who didn't trust the police officer and told him that she had written a note for her mom. She also doesn't care what other people think of her and is really daring and brave. She always stands up for herself and especially for the ones she love like Caleb's foster mom. I think Hanna is a very deep and complex character and it takes a lot of "reading between the lines" to understand her personality. She's very smart, people just don't see it. She isn't book smart, but she's got a sharp mind that helps the liars a lot in times of crisis.

Hanna is quite a complex character and I think Ashley Benson plays her brilliantly. She is funny, smart, brutally honest but on the flip side she has a vulnerable side that I love. I've always felt that Hanna is the most loyal of the girls and puts everyone else before herself, she was always more worried for Caleb's safety than her own. When I started off watching season 1 I felt I would like Aria most but Hanna slowly won me over.

She's my favorite Liars. She always have the one-liner. Ugh, I love her!
When she said to Mona in that house" "Going somewhere? ", that was just heaven.

Shes my queen

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2 Spencer Hastings

Sexy, gorgeous, insanely intelligent, funny, and can be snobby when she wants to be. If Spencer wasn't a part of the liars they wouldn't know a thing to do. Without her they'd still be at square one. Even though she went to radley she's still the one most focused on finding A. Toby shouldn't be second best though, she deserves so much better than him. I get he wants to find out what happened to his mom but it was selfish of him to give the van to a just for a file. Especially when he knows how A is.

Spencer is intelligent and witty. She is a very strong character, which is shown through the way that she is constantly defending her friends. -A (Mona) actually admires Spencer's intelligence and bravery. She taught us that it is okay to not be perfect. She puts other before herself, this is shown when she says in the Season 3 finale 'I stopped worrying about myself a long time ago'. She defends Jason and Melissa, besides the mounting evidence toward them being -A and killing Bethany. She is the BEST character ever!

I love Spencer Hastings because she reminded me of your sister Alex Drake she is a bad person not Spencer Hastings isn't bad but the real Spencer Hastings is a nice girl I know I am very so lucky to have her as my best Character on pretty little liars because I don't know why she is so speeding so fast on that medicine on the show is she Always like this you know that is not good for her to take medicine without Adult knowing she is taking the medicine without her parent knowing you why she is speeding just like Alison DiLaurentis, is right you all know I am always right I did that once I got in trouble for that and so as you Spencer Hastings you might getting in so much trouble to take medicine it is not right to do that please don't do that okay it might hurt you on doing your suppose to taken it safe not putting your life in Danger to your body... that is my fact about Spencer Hastings

I love Specer! She’s so smart, pretty, and has a really funny, dry humor that I love. She also makes the show. Without her, there couldn’t be PLL, and the girls would either be dead or in jail.

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3 Aria Montgomery Aria Montgomery Aria Marie Montgomery is a fictional character and a central protagonist in the Pretty Little Liars series by Sara Shepard.

Aria is my favorite and has the best personality of all the liars, also she caring for her brother Mike and is caring to people she is close with like her family. She is a unique character on the show from her personality to her fashion style and has a spunky attitude that I like. Aria is mature for her age and is smart in dangerous situations, also is always there for the liars all the time. She is a cute pretty girl that I can hangout with or can probably date and is cool to be around, also is a outgoing person that is bold, fearless, and fierce.

How can you not love Aria? She's gorgeous, clever and always there for each of the liars. She's definitely got the best romance story: Ezra then Jake... now the news about Ezra! She's also incredibly close to her family, which is cute and always interesting to see a few of the arguments which can be totally relatable!

My favorite. Even her name has a nice sound. She's so cool, artsy (and I usually dislike the artsy book artsy people. Not my kinda subject) And she has a cool storyline. And if the theory of her being A is true, she is absolutely brilliant

Really, how can you not love her? Not only is she insanely gorgeous, pretty and has an amazing smile (even when she's frowning, she's still really, heckin' beautiful) but she is mature for her age. Yes, she also has an amazing personality, and cares for her friends, and especially her family. She can be witty and sassy if she tries and wants to. She is smart in adversities and in the face of danger; fierce and brave. Definitely my favourite, will always be my favourite.

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4 Alison DiLaurentis Alison DiLaurentis


Alison is always been my fave character because she is beautiful and mysterious also she has an I treating story.

Alison has a great, girly style and a bold and fierce personality. I love how mysterious she is and how confident she is with herself. Love watching every Alison scene!

Alison is the most interesting character on the whole damn show. She‘s been through so much and I love her attitude, she‘s amazing!

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5 Emily Fields

She can be funny sometimes, but she's always been an interesting character to me. She goes through a lot! I'm sure this season has lots in store for her. There's cars crashing through her house, and family services after her. Emily's a great character. She'd be better without Paige, though. I like seeing her character on screen without Paige. It makes her a whole lot more fun to watch.

Can't understand how she's number 5. I like a lot Spencer too but I have to vote Emily. Shy, brave and extremely beautiful. Always suffering a lot because of A. I just love her! She need a good girlfriend to get popular but she's actually incredible

How is Emily this low!? Emily is a bit quiet and shy but she stands up for herself when she needs too! The poor girl has almost gotten killed multiple times! She is also the sweetest and nicest person out of everyone. She's also gorgeous.

Emily is relatively underrated. Despite all she has been through and her sweet, trusting persona, people rank Alison above her. Quite a waste if you ask me.

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6 Mona Vanderwaal

She is really the most interesting character in this show.

I feel bad for her all the time though.

Even though she didn't fully admit it, she has been trying to get the liars to forgive her since season 3.

Remember the fire at the lodge? Mona screamed that she'll "never get to know who she is", referring to Redcoat. That same episode, Hanna stated that if (Spencer, but the same applies to Mona) didn't know who Redcoat was, "you are still one of us." Mona had been trying to discover Redcoat's identity and tell the Liars throughout all of season three. She fooled everyone into thinking she was on A's side; Toby, the Liars. Everyone except Charlotte, obviously.

After 5x12 it is more than clear whose side she's on. And I think after what she did for them in that episode that she deserves the Liars' forgiveness. Sure, her plan failed, but she proved that she was willing to die for them - and almost did on a few occasions.

By season 7, when Mona is ...more

Don't judge, but I really like Mona! Crazy Mona was alright, but I loved popular Mona back in season 1 and 2. It was so cool to see this popular side of her. She was an awesome sidekick to Hanna, and I loved her witty and funny lines. I hope they bring funny Mona back this season!

Mona has always been one of my favourites! She's gorgeous and in season 1 & 2 it was awesome to see her be all preppy and stupid, especially when we found out it was all just an act. Seeing her smart side in season 3 was awesome, but I really fell in love with her in season 5 when she really joined the girls side. They make such a good team and I'm still praying that she's somehow alive!

She has so much depth! There really isn't another villain (turned hero) like her. I just can't understand why that won't forgive her. They did forgive CeCe.

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7 Toby Cavanaugh

He should be a regular on the show as he is the best male character on the show and much more interesting than Ezra and Caleb combined. The only reason I believe he's not is because Keegans last name is Allen and the main cast list goes in alphabetical order therefore he would be billed first before Trojan Bellesario but it's a stupid and unfair reason if you ask me. Spencer is the best female character on the show therefore Toby being the best male character it was inevitable and a smart move putting them together. Those two are so good together they can have their own show. Another point to be proven that Toby is the best male character and one of the best if not the best character of the entire show, in season 3 Toby was given a central role and the best storyline that any character including Spencer has been given, in season 4 Ezra was given the same opportunity but wasn't nearly interesting enough to effectively pursue it and finally Caleb of all characters played by Tyler ...more

Okay, I'm a die-hard Spoby shopper, so this was an easy choice. He's my favorite boyfriend out of the others! Toby is a hottie, and he's totally amazing and a super interesting character. His character development is going great, and they're showing his sensitive side, which is something refreshing to see. I love Toby

Toby is a hottie. I felt bad for him in season 1 because he was getting death threats and people would cross the side walk because they saw him coming. Toby is a strong character, and I'm happy to see that Spencer is nice to him.

Toby would be my best friend, he is sweet, sensitive and romantic. His cry is the best, it makes me wanna cry along with him

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8 Caleb Rivers

By far my fave, he's such a sweetheart, and the most loyal boyfriend to Hanna. He is honestly all I want in a guy. He's so talented with computers and technology, as well as his super sad past which I just admire him for. Also he's like really cute and that shaggy hair though?

I hope you have fate to look up for your bravery

I think that Caleb is the best bad boy and the perfect boyfriend of all them!

Team Haleb for ever I love Caleb so much

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9 CeCe Drake

I love her she is a very mysterious character she keeps me hanging waiting for the next episode

Best Character and adds a new dimension to the show. Wish she was on it more often

Really interesting and mysterious character

Best character... She deserved bettet

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10 Maya St. Germain

Maya was pretty and outgoing. Her character actually had some humor. I did not agree with a lot of things she said and did but at least I could watch her on the screen without cringing.

Maya deserved more. She was a hilarious, strong character that took no crap from anyone. She saw the best in everyone and made a lasting impression in everyone. She didn't have to die.

I love Maya! Why comment in this section if all you have to say is bad things, go back to the Aria comments idiots!

Loved her

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The Contenders

11 Jason DiLaurentis

Where has this guy been!? I miss him. He's an awesome character. If Jake leaves, I hope they allow him to be with Aria. Jason is a really hot and awesome character. I hope they reveal more about his past soon.

Handsome, hot, kind of mystic, independent and rather quiet but still lovely and honestly! He's always alone but stays strong though. just the best pll guy of all! Don't get how aria could choose Ezra instead of him?!

In my opinion he should be in more drama it's fun watching him


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12 Noel Kahn

He was gone for the first half of Season 4. He will return in the finale. Even though, he is kinda creepy but he is very sexy.

The show didn't do him justice. Noel's character was greatly expanded in the books.

I don't like him, he is really weird.

he's hot

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13 Jenna Marshall

I love Jenna, I think she is not the person you must be afraid of. She is so beautiful. I understand that she is that bad cause what "the 5" had done... She has got a good character.

Even though she can scare me, her character is a real nice addition to the show.

I love her character she is very unexplainable but I feel like she is perfect for this show

She kinda scares me LOL

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14 Ashley Marin

I just really like Hanna's mom for some reason haha

She is such a good and interesting person. Hanna Has luck.

Best mom ever! Except for the fling with Jason

Shes sooo hawt

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15 Mike Montgomery

I miss him! Cody Christian<3 he hasn't been here since season 2, and I miss him. So glad he's coming back in Gamma Zeta Die.

He gets my heart pounding when he enters the episode because I'm worried if Mona will be with him

He is very cute boy, but very mysterious and suspicious.

How could anybody not like him he's caring, hot, and so smexy. I mean he's my new celeb crush!

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16 Ella Montgomery

She is very pretty mommy

She's so nice and caring, like I watching Piper again. I love her

She is my favorite. I love charmed so much - iggyjepsen

I really like her - pjo

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17 Alex Santiago
18 Ezra Fitz

Why isn't Ezra in the top ten AT LEAST? He's amazing and so kind hearted and sweet! Not even to mention good looking. If he was my teacher I would have have done the same as Aria!

He's just adorable and him and Aria are the cutest couple ever

I couldn't stand Ezra. Am I the only one who thinks its weird that his eyes are automatically drawn to teenage girls? - Anonymous3

I'm loving Ezra and I always will be. I don't understand how people still can't forgive him. He is amazing, lovely, kind and HE IS HONEST. Doesn't matter what he did years ago. Everyone in the show lied and most lies were bigger than Ezras but people still hate him. Sorry but I think that's just overdramatic. People like CeCe but hate Ezra? Come on! by the way, Ezria is my favorite! Fight me.

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19 Jake (Unknown Last Name)

Don't hate me, but I'm loving the mystery of Jake. The actor Ryan Guzman is definitely a hottie, but what drew me to him is his mysterious character. We don't know where he came from, but he's all of a sudden here. I feel like there's plenty of twists with Jake, and I want to see his relationship with Aria thrive. I hope they allow Jake to stick around, and without Ezra and Aria together :( Ezra is going to mess Jake and Aria up, I hate that! Jake has so much potential!

I love Jake he was an awesome character and he's amazing

20 Isaac Colbert

Don't even remember who this Isaac is... WHERE IS WREN? He should be #5 after Hanna, spencer, aria and emily (no order of them 4 because they r equally amazing)

21 Meredith Gates Stevens
22 Sean Ackard
23 A

Why isn't A higher on this list?! A is highly intelligent, skillful in just about everything, and always keeps the Liars on their toes... - DieGedankenSindFrei

A is the best villain of all time.

Homegirl/boy was lit

A team 4life

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24 Lucas Gottesman

Lucas is my favorite, even topping Mona for me. He is adorable and I love him so much. Yay Lucas!

I really like Lucas.When he first comes into pretty little liars, we all kind of thought that there might be a sort of love connection with Hanna Marin but when she finds out that lucas destroyed Alison memorial it was almost as if she was breaking up with him even though they where never together. I think he is reall great and I light up when ever he is in a scene!
Great actor

He's so cute

25 Veronica Hastings

Strong mum. Loves her daughters and even though her family is sorta messed up and she is kinda strict I like her

26 Wren Kingston

He's so hot and he never took advantage of spencer

27 Melissa Hastings

At first I didn't like her, but actually she's a really interesting character.

She's so hot, should've been more on the show.

Love her so much

Shes an evil bitch to spencer

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28 Andrew Campbell
29 Alex Drake

She is such a bitch but I love it

30 Darren Wilden
31 Byron Montgomery
32 Pam Fields
33 Samara
34 Paige McCullers

Don't kill me, but I think she is annoying. Always wanting to protect emily like she her 2 year old child

Truly, and utterly, she's not that bad a character. Sure, she stared (and ended) a little (a lot) shaky, but in the middle, a good character. She had some really memorable moments, such as, saving Spencer from A on the Ghosttrain? ANyone REMEMBER THAT? HUH? HUH?

Don't fix your friendship with Emily fields you are butter off without her

She loves Emily SO MUCH!

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35 Ella Montgomery
36 Shana Fring

She may be a creepy two faced stalker, but she was a great addition to the cast.

She is gone long time she is not good after all

37 Sydney Driscoll

Was a sunshine in the room with her heart at time

38 Meredith Sorenson

I hate her. She is crazy

39 Isabel Marin
40 Mrs. DiLaurentis
41 Dianne Fitzgerald
42 Charles DiLaurentis
43 Sara Harvey Sara Harvey


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