Top 40 'Game of Thrones' Characters, Ranked

From Arya to Ygritte, we count down the 'Game's best and worst players

Stannis Baratheon
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30. Stannis Baratheon

What if you were the rightful king of Westeros, but nobody cared? That's the predicament of the late King Robert's unsmiling sibling. Joffrey's a bastard, Renly's an usurper, Robb's a rebel — yet all of them are still more appealing than this so-called Lord of Light. Actor Stephen Dillane makes every ounce of Stannis' resentment visible onscreen.

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