Negan, 'The Walking Dead'
Yes, there are moments when Jeffrey Dean Morgan's portrayal of The Walking Dead's alpha a-hole villain threatens to tip into pure mustache-twirling camp; you could almost see chunks of chewed scenery the size of Lucille stuck in the actor's teeth. But AMC's megahit show has been in need of a proper over-the-top nemesis ever since the Governor shuffled off this mortal coil, and the bat-wielding, swagger-strutting Negan more than fits the bill. The Watchmen star clearly seems to be having fun playing the character's banter-heavy, bad-ass side to the hilt, but make no mistake: As the Season Seven opener's double execution proved, this guy plays for keeps. And if the series sticks to comics' arc of the leather-jacketed bad guy, then we've barely even scratched this divisive character's surface. Batter up. DF