Once Upon a Time cast ranked

by andresmv-27699 | created - 4 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public

I ranked Once Upon a Time cast based on how I think they made the show better or hurted it with their way of acting or either casting decision

1. Lana Parrilla

Actress | Once Upon a Time

Lana Maria Parrilla (born July 15, 1977) is an American actress. Parrilla is best known for her roles on television and radio. She was a regular cast member in the fifth season of the ABC sitcom Spin City (1996) from 2000 to 2001. She later starred in Boomtown (2002-2003), Windfall (2006), ...

Lana Parrilla as the Evil Queen was everything. She did such an amazing work portraying this powerful and evil character. I loved her as The Evil Queen. She made me love this character everytime more and more.

2. Robert Carlyle

Actor | The Full Monty

Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting ...

Robert Carlyle is a damn king. Wow. The best cast decision from the show, he got everything to be the amazing Rumplestillskin. He is super talented, he played a really hard psychologic character. His acting left me pleased. Forever grateful with this actor and character.

3. Rebecca Mader

Actress | The Devil Wears Prada

Rebecca Mader was born on April 24, 1977 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Rebecca Leigh Mader. She is an actress and writer, known for The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Iron Man 3 (2013) and Once Upon a Time (2011). She has been married to Marcus Kayne since November 23, 2016. She was ...

I loved the work of Rebecca, I mean she slayed as The Wicked Witch. I think this character is with the Evil Queen one of the bests. In some sad moments Rebecca really made me cry, and also the sassy moments were everything to me.

4. Adelaide Kane

Actress | The Purge

Born in Western Australia in 1990, Adelaide Kane had been acting since she was 6 and got her first major role, in 2006, when she won the role of "Lolly Allen" on Neighbours (1985). She entered a Dolly Magazine Competition and won the role in late 2006. When she got the role, she and her family had ...

Adelaide Kane really did that? She shined! The seventh season wasn't the best but Ivy was one of the characters that saved the show this season. Aside Alice, Ivy was the best character of Season 7. She deserved to be a regular.

5. Meghan Ory

Actress | Once Upon a Time

Meghan Ory is a Canadian actress, born in Victoria, British Columbia. She started acting in theater before her teens, but was prohibited by her mother-a drama teacher-from auditioning for film and TV roles until she could pay for her own head shots. She made her film debut in The Darklings, a 1999 ...

Red Riding Hood, a powerful character with an amazing plot, I missed her so much in the last seasons. The way this kid's fairytale is shown is so unique. Loved Meghan for this role. I'm thankful for this amazing actress, I stan her so much.

6. Rose Reynolds

Actress | The World's End

Rose Reynolds was born in Devon, England. In 2009 she relocated to London to train at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, graduating in 2012. Her film credits include The World's End (2012) and notable television credits include Wasted (2016) Poldark (2016) and Crackanory (2016). Rose plays ...

I loved Alice. That was crazy seeing Alice in Wonderland in a different way, I loved the plot about Alice's life. Loved Rose Reynold's work too. She got to be one of my favorite actresses and I just discovered her!

7. Jamie Chung

Actress | Big Hero 6

Jamie Chung was born and raised in California, the daughter of Korean parents. She studied Economics at the University of California, Riverside. Chung's break came in 2004, when she was working in a sports bar. MTV held auditions for Real World (1992) there, she tried out, and was successful, ...

Mulan was my favorite recurring role. Since the first time I saw her I loved it. This way of showing Mulan's history. She wasn't harnessed at last.

8. Jennifer Morrison

Actress | House M.D.

Jennifer Marie Morrison was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest child of teachers David and Judy Morrison. She was raised in Arlington Heights, IL, with a younger sister and brother. She attended the same school her parents taught at, Prospect High School. As a child, she did some work as a model...

Really loved her as Emma but they lost this character's magic on the last seasons.

9. Emilie de Ravin

Actress | Remember Me

Emilie was born on 27th December 1981, and grew up in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia. When she was 15, she was accepted at the highly selective Australian Ballet School in Melbourne. However, after only a year, she dropped out and undertook acting courses.

Her first starring role was on the ...

As I have heard Emilie de Ravin is judged by people saying she can't act but what I see on her is a really amazing actress with a lot of talent. The best version of Belle. I really loved everything about this character.

10. Tiera Skovbye

Actress | Riverdale

Tiera Skovbye was born in Vancouver, Canada. She comes from a Scandinavian background and most of her extended family reside in Sweden and Denmark.

She began her acting career at the age of seven when she was spotted by an agent at the Children's Festival in Vancouver. After several commercial ...

She was one of my favs from Season 7. Her moments with Rose Reynolds... They did an amazing job. I see that Robin Hood humility in this character.

11. Amy Manson

Actress | Not Another Happy Ending

Amy Manson was born on September 9, 1985 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Not Another Happy Ending (2013), Torchwood (2006) and T2 Trainspotting (2017).

She absolutely is Merida. Loved her work

12. Josh Dallas

Actor | Thor

Josh Dallas was born in Louisville Kentucky. At the age of sixteen, Josh received the Sarah Exley Scholarship, a full ride scholarship given to one American student every three years to study acting at the prestigious "Mountview Conservatoire for the Performing Arts" in London, England. As an actor...

Speechless. His work was amazing

13. Gabrielle Anwar

Actress | Burn Notice

Her father is Tariq Anwar and her mother is Shireen Anwar. Anwar attended Laleham Church of England Primary and Middle School from 1975 to 1982. Trinian's sketch in the school concert of 1982 gave an early indication of her theatrical leanings. She studied at the London drama and dance school, "...

I would have liked to see more about Rapunzel Tremaine and her story flashbacks. Evenly she did a good job, and she was a great casting choice.

14. Ginnifer Goodwin

Actress | Big Love

Ginnifer Goodwin was born Jennifer Michelle Goodwin on May 22, 1978, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Linda (Kantor), who worked at FedEx, and Tim Goodwin, who had a recording studio. Bright and talented, Ginnifer carried her love for theater and acting through her high school years. She graduated from ...

She looks like Snow White. She was amazing. She slayed. She made me love Snow White no matter what, and taught me about hope.

15. Jared Gilmore

Actor | Once Upon a Time

Jared Gilmore was born on May 30, 2000 in San Diego, California, USA as Jared Scott Gilmore. He is an actor, known for Once Upon a Time (2011), Mad Men (2007) and The Back-up Plan (2010).

His character really developed so much, more than the other ones. He is great. Henry is a future king!

16. JoAnna Garcia Swisher

Actress | Not Another Teen Movie

JoAnna Garcia Swisher was born in Tampa, Florida. She began performing at the age of ten, when she auditioned for a local theater production and landed the lead. She continued to act in high school where she was discovered by Nickelodeon and commuted from Florida to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to ...

I Loved Ariel, I laughed so much with this character, but they didn't take advantage of this magical character.

17. Colin O'Donoghue

Actor | The Rite

O'Donoghue was born and raised in Drogheda, County Louth, in a Roman Catholic family. He initially attended Dundalk Grammar School, and then The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. At age 16, O'Donoghue went to Paris, France, for a month to learn the French language. Colin's early career was mainly ...

This way of showing Captain Hook was a very good decision. I'm glad he got to be a main character and the way writers mixed everything about him with the Charming's and Emma.

18. Alison Fernandez

Actress | Life-Size 2

Alison Fernandez is a Brooklyn born actress known for: Logan, Once Upon A Time, Jane the Virgin (2014), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Orange Is the New Black (2013). She started acting at the age of 5 in school plays and Community Theater. Over the next several years, Alison ...

Loved her as Henry's daughter. She's going to be an amazing actress when she grows up

19. Victoria Smurfit

Actress | Bulletproof Monk

Victoria Smurfit was born on March 31, 1974 in Dublin, Ireland. She is an actress and producer, known for Bulletproof Monk (2003), The Beach (2000) and About a Boy (2002). She was previously married to Douglas Baxter.

The best version of Cruella De Vil. She was an amazing cruella. One of my favorite minor characters.

20. Rose McIver

Actress | The Lovely Bones

Rose McIver is an actress from New Zealand. She is the daughter of John George Whitfield "Mac" McIver and Ann "Annie" Coney. Her father is a professional photographer, while her mother is an artist. Rose has an older brother, musician Paul McIver.

When only 2-years-old, McIver started appearing in ...

I wished Tinkerbell appeared more but well, Rose was great and I loved her as Tink.

21. Emma Booth

Actress | Hounds of Love

Emma Booth was born in 1982 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. She is an actress, known for Hounds of Love (2016), Glitch (2015) and Once Upon a Time (2011).

What an amazing work! This character's story left me speechless. A great casting decision and an amazing villain, the best choice.

22. Andrew J. West

Actor | The Walking Dead

Andrew J. West was born in Merrillville, Indiana and grew up in the nearby town of Lake Station. He was interested in acting from an early age, but he didn't actually get to throw himself into it until he went to Indiana University. At first he studied philosophy and anthropology, steering clear of...

I really liked him as Henry (adult), but I wasn't very satisfied about him. His acting was good but not the best for me. I didn't see the care tie with The Evil Queen, that was dissapointing. It was like so mock.

23. Mekia Cox

Actress | Crazy, Stupid, Love.

The consummate triple threat, Mekia Cox burst on the scene when she was cast as the vivacious DJ Sasha, on The CW's hit series "90210". From there, the Florida State University graduate was able to work with other industry icons including J.J. Abrams and producer Josh Reims when she was a series ...

I wish she appeared more, she didn't even interact that much as a main actor and didn't do anything "important".

24. Jaime Murray

Actress | Dexter

Jaime Murray was born on July 21, 1976 in Hammersmith, London, England. She is an actress, known for Dexter (2006), The Deaths of Ian Stone (2007) and Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011). She has been married to Bernie Cahill since May 26, 2014.

Omg I hate this character so much. This actress is a badass, she was great at this.

25. Sarah Bolger

Actress | In America

Sarah Lee Bolger (born 28 February 1991) is an Irish actress. She is best known for her roles in the films In America (2002), Stormbreaker, and The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), as well as her award winning role as Lady Mary Tudor in the TV series The Tudors (2007), and for guest starring as ...

Aurora should've appeared more. Her story got lost.

26. Sean Maguire

Actor | Once Upon a Time

Sean was born on 18 April 1976 in Ilford, Essex, England. He made his acting debut at the age of five in Voyage Around My Father with Sir Laurence Olivier. Many TV roles for UK television followed including, Tegs in Grange Hill, Aiden Brosnan in Eastenders, Marty in Dangerfield and Lee in Sunburn (...

I loved Robin Hood but I did not like Sean Maguire as Robin at all.

27. Jessy Schram

Actress | Unstoppable

Jessy Schram has been a natural performer since early childhood. At the age of 10, her "intangible star quality" was recognized by the Stewart Talent Agency in Chicago, which signed her as both an actress and fashion model. She immediately established herself as one of Chicago's most successful ...

Cinderella was a character that didn't got the chance to took advantage from.

28. Karen David

Actress | Galavant

From India to Canada, England to America, Karen David has crisscrossed the world making true fans everywhere along the way. With her exotic beauty and multicultural pedigree, of which she includes Chinese, Khasi tribe, and Indian, the actress and singer/songwriter has found equal diversity in her ...

I think I loved Jasmine but they didn't do the best for this character and even for Season 6A.

29. Eion Bailey

Actor | Band of Brothers

Eion is known for his performances in the Emmy and Golden Globe winning HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, character roles in "Fight Club" , "Almost Famous", "Center Stage" and leading man opposite Antonio Banderas in HBOs "And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself". Eion was nominated for a Golden ...

Another wasted main character.

30. Dania Ramirez

Actress | X-Men: The Last Stand

Dania is a Latin American actress born in the Dominican Republic. She grew up, living with her grandmother, in a poor household. Her parents left for the United States, when she was 6-months old, and she finally joined them in New York when she was age 10.

She knew from a young age that she wanted ...

I didn't like as much her as Cinderella but I kinda liked her sometimes, but I would have prefered another actress, to do Cinderella

31. Michael Raymond-James

Actor | The Finest Hours

Michael Raymond-James was born on December 24, 1977 in Michigan, USA as Michael Weverstad. He is an actor and director, known for The Finest Hours (2016), Jack Reacher (2012) and Black Snake Moan (2006).

I didn't like him at all as Baelfire, he was not the best choice. But his acting wasn't bad

32. Raphael Sbarge

Actor | Once Upon a Time

Born into a theatrical family in New York City (his mother, a Broadway costume designer; his father, a writer, painter and filmmaker), Raphael Sbarge began acting at the age of 4, appearing in several episodes of Sesame Street (1969).

He has went on to appear in dozens of films, including Risky ...

I didn't like this character, but Raphael did good. It was kind of cliché. I wish they would showed a different version of Jiminy Cricket.

33. Sebastian Stan

Actor | Captain America: Civil War

Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanta, Romania. He moved with his mother to Vienna, Austria, when he was eight, and then to New York when he was twelve. Stan studied at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and spent a year at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London.

When he went ...

The Mad Hatter, amazing but wasted

34. Giles Matthey

Actor | Jobs

Giles Matthey is an actor, known for Jobs (2013), 24: Live Another Day (2014) and True Blood (2008).

I really didn't like Giddeon, but Giles's work wasn't bad either.

35. David Anders

Actor | The Revenant

David Anders Holt, known professionally as David Anders, is an American television and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Julian Sark on Alias, as Adam Monroe on Heroes, as John Gilbert in the TV series The Vampire Diaries, Dr. Whale on ABC's Once Upon a Time, and as Blaine "DeBeers" ...

This character was kind of useless.

36. Jamie Dornan

Actor | Fifty Shades of Grey

Jamie Dornan was born on May 1, 1982 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as James Dornan. He is an actor, known for Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), The Fall (2013) and Anthropoid (2016). He has been married to Amelia Warner since April 27, 2013. They have two children.

Didn't like this character at all.



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