50 Best 'Mad Men' Characters

From one-off cameos to Sterling-Cooper's core players, we're ranking the show's most memorable characters

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The Hobo

25. The Hobo

Showcase Episode: "The Hobo Code"
Played by Paul Schulze — Carmela's Father Phil on The Sopranos — this drifter makes the young Dick Whitman "an honorary," and teaches him the hobo code. In short: move fast, go it alone, con the rubes, read their faces, leave your mark on them so other hobos know the deal, then get back out on the road. Even now, Don Draper can't resist the urge to hit the open road and ride the rails.

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